News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week

Team Udayavani, Nov 29, 2020, 3:17 PM IST



Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passes away aged 86

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away at the age of 86 after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at Gauhati Medical College Hospital for post-COVID complications.

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away

Senior Congress leader and party’s top strategist Ahmed Patel died here early morning on Wednesday. Patel (71) was critical for a few days and was admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. He had contracted COVID-19 and later developed complications.

Mangaluru: Graffiti in support of terror groups

In less than 24 hours since a graffiti supporting Lashkar-e-Taiba and Taliban was found on a compound wall of an apartment in Kadri here, a similar graffiti was seen on the wall of the police outpost in the city’s court premises.

Karnataka’s coast sees bioluminescence wonder

Beaches along the coast of Karnataka from Malpe to Karwar experienced huge crowds as the seawater turned blue due to unique bioluminescence phenomenon.

Bioluminescence which causes the sea waves to turn into radiant blue is a lifetime experience to witness and we have seen photos and videos that show the sparkling blue ocean waves, fascinating the beachgoers over the past few days. However, this rare spectacle is linked to massive fish and marine invertebrate kills.

Sandalwood drugs case: Ragini petitions Supreme Court for bail

Actress Ragini Dwivedi, who is in judicial custody along with Sanjjana Galrani, Prashant Ranka and 20 others for alleged peddling and consuming of drugs, has filed a special leave petition in the Supreme Court seeking bail.

Nivar makes landfall, weakens into severe cyclonic storm

Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall near Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday, bringing heavy rains to the union territory and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said.

Pak violates ceasefire, targets forward posts, villages along IB in J-K’s Kathua

Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire overnight by unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir”s Kathua district, officials said on Sunday.

Win for Kangana Ranaut: Bungalow demolition smacks of malice, says Mumbai HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) action of demolishing part of Kangana Ranauts bungalow here smacks of malafide and was done to cause substantial loss to the actor, and quashed the demolition order.

PM Modi visits 3 cities to review COVID-19 vaccine work

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Pune, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad on Saturday to get a first-hand perspective of the preparations, challenges and roadmap in India’s endeavour to vaccinate its citizens, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said.

‘Jallikattu’ is India’s official Oscar entry

Malayalam feature Jallikattu”, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, has been selected as India’s official entry for the International Feature Film category at the Oscars, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced on Thursday.

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