News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week
Team Udayavani, Sep 20, 2020, 1:20 PM IST
Heavy rains rattle Udupi district; several areas inundated
Heavy rains have been lashing various parts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts for the past 24 hours causing damage at several places
Several areas of Udupi city and Manipal are inundated and roads of the city are submerged in water.
Mangaluru: CCB arrests Dance India Dance contestant Kishore Shetty for possessing drugs
Intensifying its crackdown on the drug menace in the state, CCB police on Saturday September 19 arrested Kishore Aman alias Kishore Shetty allegedly for possessing drugs.
Sandalwood drug case: Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani’s bail hearing postponed to September 21
Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani’s bail hearing, has been postponed to September 21. The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bengaluru, earlier this month, arrested Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa in connection with Kannada film industry’s ongoing drug racket case.
DyCM Ashwathnarayan tests Covid19 +ve, goes into home isolation
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister has tested positive for coronavirus infection.
The minister revealed this information in a tweet on Saturday and requested those who came in contact with him to take necessary precautions.
B’luru violence: Fact-finding committee says no evidence to suggest violence was communal in nature
A report on the violence in DJ Halli and KG Halli areas of Bengaluru last month has been released by the fact-finding committee.
The committee recommends an immediate socio-economic survey in the areas to assess the loss of livelihoods, nutrition, health, and shelter.
9 Al Qaeda Terrorists Arrested in Kerala, Bengal Raids: Probe Agency NIA
Nine Al Qaeda terrorists were arrested this morning as multiple raids were carried out in Kerala and Bengal, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said. The raids were conducted in West Bengal’s Murshidabad and Kerala’s Ernakulam.
Udta Bollywood: Karan Johar’s house party video to be probed by NCB
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), investigating the drugs angle in actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s case, has reportedly begun a probe into an old party video of Bollywood celebrities which had gone viral back in 2019.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion of Gender Equality, Dies At 87
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.
Yoshihide Suga named Japan’s new Prime Minister
Yoshihide Suga was formally elected Wednesday as Japan’s new prime minister in a parliamentary vote. Suga is replacing Shinzo Abe, who resigned earlier in the day because of ill health. Suga had been chosen as leader of the ruling party on Monday, virtually assuring his succession.
TikTok and WeChat banned from US app stores
US Department of Commerce (DoC) announced that TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores starting on Sunday, September 20th
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