#Breaking: Top 10 news of this morning | 13 August 2023

Amalendu Upadhyaya
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said in his message on International Youth Day that young people, with green skills, will play a very important role in driving the trend towards an environmentally sustainable and climate-friendly mindset. From innovative sustainable technologies and renewable energy, to revolutions in transportation systems and industrial activity, the UN chief said on the occasion of this day, which is celebrated on August 12, young people have the power to shape a cleaner, greener and more climate-resilient future. For this, it has to be equipped with skills and knowledge.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that a sharp increase in cases of dengue fever in Bangladesh has engulfed the country. The organization has also called for measures such as increasing the use of mosquito nets and wearing full-sleeved clothing, while calling for efforts to control the infectious mosquito population. According to the UN Health Agency, the spread of dengue fever in Bangladesh increased in the last days of June and since then 69 thousand 483 cases have been confirmed. In the period from January 1 to August 7, 327 deaths were also reported.

A World War II bomb has been found in Lublin city of Poland. After this, about 14,000 people in the city were ordered to temporarily leave their homes. People were shifted to schools and other buildings. Also, they were asked to switch off all electrical appliances, water and gas in the houses. The weight of this bomb found at the construction site was 250 kg. After this, the Bomb Squad removed the bomb and defused it.

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Labor and Employment Bhupendra Yadav has stressed mainstreaming biodiversity conservation in India’s economic development, so as to ensure betterment and stability of ecology. Addressing a public meeting in Bhubaneswar yesterday on the occasion of World Elephant Day, Mr Yadav said that India has the largest population of Asian elephants in the wild and is the prime location for long-term conservation of the species. He stressed that active involvement with local communities is very important to take elephant conservation to new heights. Shri Yadav said that the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is committed to striking a balance between public welfare and elephant conservation.

Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi has approved the appointment of Balochistan Awami Party- BAP Senator Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar as the caretaker Prime Minister of the country.

The Congress yesterday said that not allowing two BJP MPs to speak in Parliament on the violence in their own state was not only unfortunate but an insult to the entire Manipur. The divisive politics of the BJP first caught fire in Manipur. When violence broke out, they were left to fend for themselves. Yet the violence continues. Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh wrote in a tweet – It is shameful for the BJP to stop its own MP from Manipur and Minister of State for External Affairs from speaking at such a time. Minister of State for External Affairs and Education Rajkumar Ranjan Singh and another BJP MP from Manipur were not allowed to speak in Parliament.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying, saying that he mentioned in his address that AIIMS has been opened in Darbhanga. Mr Yadav has called it a white lie. He tweeted yesterday that today the Prime Minister was taking false credit for opening AIIMS in Darbhanga. The fact is that the Bihar government has given 151 acres of land free of cost to the centre for its establishment and also allocated more than 250 crores for earth filling.

In view of the security arrangements in view of August 15, the police has started an intensive checking operation on the Delhi-UP border.

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday visited his parliamentary constituency Wayanad (Kerala) for the first time after his Lok Sabha membership was restored, where he was warmly received by the workers.

Elon Musk-run X Corp (formerly Twitter) has banned a record 23,95,495 accounts in India in the ‘June-July’ period. Most of these cases were related to child sexual abuse and promoting nudity without consent.

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