Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- April 17, 2024

Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- April 17, 2024

Dubai Experiences Severe Flooding

Severe rains in Dubai have flooded highways and the airport, with officials urging remote work. Videos show a green-tinted sky, adding a surreal touch to the deluge. Emergency measures are in place as more rain is expected, increasing local concern.

Iran’s President Plans Pakistan Visit Amid Middle East Tensions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Pakistan on April 22. This visit comes during a tense period with Israel and follows recent attacks. The leaders will discuss security and economic projects, highlighting a thawing in relations.

Controversy Strikes Coachella 2024

Punjabi singer AP Dhillon broke a guitar on stage at Coachella, causing a stir. He claims his actions were a statement against controlled media, referencing the late Sidhu Moose Wala.

Pakistan Blocks Social Media Over Security Issues

Pakistan has temporarily shut down social media platform X, citing national security. The government says X did not comply with its directives, leading to this decision.

Volcano Eruption Prompts Evacuations in Indonesia

The Ruang volcano in Indonesia erupted, forcing 800 people to evacuate. The volcanic activity, intensified by recent earthquakes, has prompted increased safety measures.

Ayodhya’s Ram Temple Celebrates Ram Navami

The Ram temple in Ayodhya celebrated Ram Navami with a special ‘Surya Tilak’ event. Prime Minister Modi praised the celebration, which attracted many devotees and featured advanced technology.

Canada Introduces Halal Mortgages and Housing Policies

The Canadian government has introduced halal mortgages and banned foreign homebuyers for two years. These measures aim to improve housing affordability for Canadians.

US Official Refuses to Comment on Modi’s Statements

A US State Department spokesperson declined to engage with a question linking PM Modi’s anti-terrorism stance to an assassination plot. The US emphasizes neutrality in the matter.

Trinamool Congress Releases Election Manifesto

The Trinamool Congress promises to repeal changes to the citizenship law if elected. Their manifesto includes offers of free LPG cylinders and rations.

Priyanka Gandhi Leads a Massive Roadshow

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held a large roadshow in Saharanpur, drawing significant crowds ahead of the elections.

Rajasthan Royals Secure Narrow IPL Victory

The Rajasthan Royals won a tight IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders by two wickets, achieving victory on the final ball.

Maharashtra CM Assures Salman Khan After Threat

After a security threat at Salman Khan’s residence, Maharashtra’s CM visited and reassured the actor of increased protection and government support.

India Prepares for First Phase of Lok Sabha Elections

India is set for the first phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, with 102 constituencies voting on April 19.

Ayodhya Added to India’s Bullet Train Network

Ayodhya will be part of new bullet train routes, enhancing India’s high-speed rail network as part of the BJP’s infrastructure goals.

Trump Criticizes Gag Order in Trial

Former President Donald Trump has labeled the gag order in his trial as unconstitutional. The trial continues with jury selection amidst strict courtroom guidelines.

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