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News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week

Team Udayavani, Aug 9, 2020, 11:38 AM IST


Kozhikode Aircrash leaves 18 dead

The Air India Express plane skidded off the runway during landing at Karipur Airport, Kozhikode on Friday, Aug 7. The Dubai-Kozhikode Air India flight fell down into the valley after landing at Runway 10 of Karipur Airport and broke down in two pieces. There were 191 people on board.


Flood-like situation in several parts of Karnataka, death toll at 12

Swollen rivers and flood-like situation threaten lives and property in several parts of rain-ravaged Karnataka, where the death toll reached 12 on Saturday.

Total human loss from August 1 to 6 pm this evening in 12 rain and flood ravaged districts is 12 and five people are missing, according to official data.

15 Dead in landslide in Kerala after Heavy rain, 15 Rescued

At least 15 people have been killed after heavy rain caused a landslide in Kerala’s Idukki district early this morning, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Friday evening.

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon’s capital Beirut

Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris

PM Modi performed Ayodhya  Bhumi Puja

The ‘Bhumi Pujan’ for the proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya began at 12.30 pm on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the ‘Shila Pujan’, ‘Bhumi Pujan’ and ‘Karma Shila Pujan’

ED questions Rhea for 9 hours in Sushant case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned actor Rhea Chakraborty for over eight hours on Friday in a money-laundering case it has registered in connection with Bollywood celebrity Sushant Singh Rajjput’s suspected suicide on June 14.

Karnataka to start online liquor sales, new MSIL shops to shore up its treasury

The State government has decided to open new MSIL (Mysore Sales International Limited) liquor shops in villages in order to overcome the economic hardship caused by the lockdowns.

The State government had opened a total of 1,363 new liquor stores: 463 in 2011 and 900 in 2016. Before March 31, 759 new MSIL outlets were also opened.

DK, Udupi among 11 districts to get addl Rs 5 crore each for relief works

Chairing a flood review meeting at deputy commissioners office in Udupi, Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Friday informed that 11 districts will get an additional Rs 5 crore each for relief works to avert any rain-related mishaps.

Border row: India and China hold Major General-level talks

Talks between senior army commanders of India and China were underway on Saturday to take forward the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at a number of friction points including in Daulat Beg Oldi and Depsang in eastern Ladakh, people familiar with the developments said.

Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, Wechat

US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders banning popular Chinese apps like TikTok and WeChat, terming them a threat to the national security and to the country’s economy.

The ban comes into effect in 45 days, Trump said in his two separate executive orders signed on Thursday, August 6.

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