Morning Digest: May 10, 2023
The following are the top news stories of the day, compiled by Unlisted News:
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive To Be Expanded To 18+ Age Group:
In a significant move, India has announced that the COVID-19 vaccination drive will be expanded to include individuals aged 18 and above. The decision was taken after experts recommended that young adults be vaccinated as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the virus. The vaccination process for those between the ages of 18-45 is set to begin on May 16, 2023.
Student Protests Disrupt Traffic In Cities Across India:
A mass student protest organized by the National Student Union of India (NSUI) disrupted traffic in cities across the country. The protests were held to demand that the government reverse its recent decision to cut education funding. Students also called for an increase in educational opportunities for those from marginalized communities.
Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Citizenship Law:
The Supreme Court has upheld the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, a controversial law that provides a path to Indian citizenship for non-Muslim refugees from neighboring countries. The law has been challenged on the grounds that it is discriminatory and violates the Indian Constitution’s guarantee of secularism. Despite protests and legal challenges, the Supreme Court has ruled that the law is constitutional and can be implemented.
India To Host Global Climate Summit In 2024:
In a major development, India has been chosen to host the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference in 2024. The decision was made as part of the global effort to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The summit is expected to attract leaders from around the world to discuss strategies for addressing the climate crisis.
India-Russia Discuss Defence Cooperation:
India and Russia have held high-level talks to strengthen their defence cooperation. The two countries discussed a wide range of issues, including the joint development of military equipment and the sharing of intelligence. The talks reflect the deepening ties between India and Russia, which have traditionally been strong allies.
Twitter Launches Live Audio Chat Rooms:
Twitter has launched a new feature called “Spaces,” which allows users to participate in live audio chat rooms. The feature is similar to the popular Clubhouse app, which has gained a large following in recent months. Twitter’s move is seen as an attempt to keep up with the latest social media trends and to attract new users.
These are some of the top news stories of the day. Stay tuned to Unlisted News for the latest updates on these and other important developments.