Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- February 11, 2023
1-Six days after the “Spy Balloon” controversy, a U.S. F-22 shoots down a car-sized object over Alaska.
Over Alaska on Friday, the US shot down a “high-altitude object.” U.S. President Joe Biden gave the order to shoot after the military there discovered it and thoroughly investigated it. According to the U.S., the object was circling at a height of 40,000 feet and posed a legitimate threat to civil aviation. The object’s origin and intended use are still unknown, though. Six days prior, off the coast of South Carolina, the United States shot down a Chinese “spy balloon,” setting off a major standoff between Washington and Beijing.
2-Ashok Gehlot embarrasses himself by reading the previous budget in the Rajasthan Assembly | BJP Slams the Chief Minister
The chief minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, read portions of the previous budget on Friday instead of the budget for 2023–24, a big oversight that caused a commotion in the chamber and prompted Gehlot to apologise and claim human error. Two adjournments occurred, with the BJP in opposition claiming that the budget presentation should be postponed due to a leak.
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3-Nirmala tells Cong MPs to “go wipe their mouth with Dettol” | Watch The Fight
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attacked the opposition in her response to queries regarding Budget 2023 in the Lok Sabha. Nirmala Sitharaman advised Congress to “cleanse their mouth with Dettol” when Congress MPs chanted anti-Prime Minister Modi statements in reference to the Adani controversy. She asserted that the Congress party shouldn’t accuse anyone else of wrongdoing. Additionally, she criticised the opposition for making accusations but then staged a walkout when they received a response.
4-Nirmala makes fun of Ashok Gehlot’s budget gaffe, saying, “Mistakes happen, however… “
Ashok Gehlot, the chief minister of Rajasthan, came under fire from Nirmala Sitharaman, the finance minister, for his most recent gaffe in the state parliament. According to Nirmala, Gehlot’s condition in Rajasthan is worrying and she “prays no one has to endure such a circumstance.” Earlier today, when presenting Budget 2023–24, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan read aloud for several minutes the budget from the previous year. Finally, Mahesh Joshi, a minister and his colleague, managed to stop him.
5-India’s “most popular” leader is PM Modi, according to a survey | In the midst of the Adani controversy, new information has emerged.
In spite of the controversy surrounding Adani, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to enjoy immense support. According to data from the polling company C-Voter, the Prime Minister continues to enjoy support among Indians, with nearly half of those polled stating that they were “very satisfied” with his leadership. The information is a major boost for the PM as the opposition continues to charge that his administration is “shielding” billionaire Gautam Adani.
6-Meta restored Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram after two years of suspension
Former US President Donald Trump‘s access to Facebook and Instagram has been restored by Meta Platforms Inc. Andy Stone, a Meta spokesman, confirmed the information on Thursday. According to a number of recent stories, the first announcement of the ban stated that it would continue forever and cover the final two weeks of his reign.
7-The ‘historic’ purchase of 500 new aircraft by Air India has been completed.
One of the largest airline orders in contemporary aviation may have been finalised by Air India, controlled by Tata Sons, for 500 aircraft, with a list price of more than $100 billion.
8-This weekend, a green comet and Mars can be seen side by side
According to sources, on the nights of February 10 and 11, a green comet will pass directly in front of Mars in the night sky for the first time since the Ice Age. This will make them both visible side by side across the Northern Hemisphere.