News Dabba for 5 April 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet
Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.
Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from SC directing Media One’s licence to be renewed, Israeli forces raid in Al-Aqsa Mosque, to Workers', farmers' rally in Delhi.
Israeli forces attack worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque raid, Al Jazeera
Israeli police have attacked and arrested Palestinian worshippers in a violent dawn raid on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, Al Jazeera reports as per witnesses. Palestinian officials say at least 400 Palestinians were arrested on Wednesday and remain in Israeli custody. They are being held at a police station in Atarot in occupied East Jerusalem. Read the full report here.
Indian Express reports SC directs Media One’s licence to be renewed
Indian Express reports that the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, set aside the Centre’s order refusing to grant the renewal of broadcast licence to Malayalam news channel Media One. The chanel had been denied security clearance by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) over alleged links with the Jamaat-e-Islami-Hind. A bench presided by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud also set aside the Kerala High Court order which upheld the government action. As per the report, SC directed that the licence be renewed in four weeks’ time. Read the full report here.
BBC report: Trump says, US going to hell, after being charged
The US is "going to hell", Donald Trump has said in a defiant address after pleading not guilty to falsifying business records to hide damaging information ahead of the 2016 election. The former president was charged with 34 counts in a Manhattan court in New York on Tuesday. These relate to a hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, who says they had an adulterous affair. He said that the "fake case" was simply part of a Democratic conspiracy to interfere with next year's presidential election, for which he is running. Read the full report here.
Bullying records to be reflected in South Korea’s university admissions: The Straits Times
Students with a history of bullying will have their records reflected in the regular college admissions process, The Straits Times reports. The government considers extending the bullying record retention period so that any history of bullying will follow perpetrators as they apply for jobs after college. The report adds that currently, a student’s grades, attendance, test scores, after-school activities and a teacher’s recommendation letter weigh heavily in the race to get into college. The universities will now have to look closely into high school disciplinary records. Read the full report here.
Workers, farmers hold rally in Delhi against Centre's policies, NDTV reports
Several left-wing trade unions held a rally in Ramleela ground in Delhi today, NDTV reports. Hundreds of workers and farmers in a show of solidarity against the BJP-led central government's alleged disregard for their basic needs and loss of livelihoods. The Maszdoor-Kisan Sangarsh rally was held by the Centre of Trade Unions (CITU), All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) and All India Agricultural Workers Union (AIAWU). The leaders speaking at the rally warned the government that the rally was an indication of the surging anger of the workers of the country, the report adds. Hundreds of workers, farmers and agricultural workers from Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, UP, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka, Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Gujarat, etc. participated in the rally. Read the full report here.