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Newscapsule for the Month of October 2022

Important news saw headlines in Kerala, India, US Mid-term elections, World, Sports, Russia-Ukraine, Technology, Commonwealth Games, and finance.

By Jairam R PrabhuPublished 2 months ago 8 min read
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Newscapsule for the Month of October 2022
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Kerala

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  • Kochi Metro allowed travellers to use the Metro for Rs 10/- in connection with Gandhi Jayanthi.
  • CPM leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan passed away. Kerala mourned his death. CM postponed his European tour.
  • Kerala CM says Hartal violence was pre-planned, lauds police for measures taken against PFI.
  • 5 RSS leaders in Kerala gave central Y category security cover from PFI violence.
  • Govt postpones its Anti-Drug Campaign.
  • Kanam Rajendran gets a third term as CPI Kerala state secretary.
  • Atheists' Litmus Meet held in Kochi.
  • CM Pinarayi Vijayan leaves for European Tour.
  • Kerala police deny reports that its personnel have PFI links.
  • Norway offers assistance to Kerala to implement new projects in fisheries.
  • BJP removes Sandeep G Warrier from being Party spokesperson.
  • Vizhinjam Port: Kerala Govt calls Adani Group for discussion.
  • KMRL to open one more entrance at Vadakkekotta.
  • Milk prices are to go up in Kerala; Milma units recommend Rs 5 hike per litre.
  • Assault complaint by teacher: cops book MLA Eldhose Kunnappilly.
  • Case of Human Sacrifice shocks Kerala and India.
  • Suresh Gopi added to Kerala BJP Core.
  • KPCC President K Sudhakaran comes up with controversial remarks.
  • Kerala Gov charges up against Ministers asking them to resign.
  • SC asks KTU VC to resign.
  • Killikollur custodial violence rocks Police in the state.
  • Online booking is mandatory for Sabarimala darshan.
  • Eldhose Kunnapillil appears before Crime Branch.
  • Senior Congress leader Satheesan Pacheni passes away.
  • HC to Vizhinjam fishers: Don't force us to take drastic action.
  • Kerala raises pension age to 60, govt entities to be graded.

India

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  • Heavy rains in Karnataka. Bangalore faces massive waterlogging and flooding.
  • 25 dead in Kanpur after a vehicle carrying pilgrims meets with an accident.
  • A new Hindu temple opened in Dubai.
  • CPI national Congress held in Vishakapatnam. D Raja to continue as national secretary.
  • Youth Congress leaders bat for Tharoor as the ideal candidate to lead the party.
  • Congress Presidential elections held, 96% turnout in Congress presidential polls - Kharge wins by a massive margin.
  • PFI is a banned org in India.
  • Gujarat cops beat Muslims tied to a pole for allegedly entering a Garbha event.
  • RSS and Shiv Sena factions hold their Dussera speeches.
  • Rahul Gandhi writes to CM Bommai about an injured elephant calf, CM promises action.
  • Veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away at 82.
  • Bharat Jodo Yatra enters AP and then to Telangana.
  • Two Sena factions receive new symbols each.
  • Kerala CM Vijayan, KTR oppose a proposal to make Hindi a medium of instruction in IITs.
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP MLA Vikram Saini sentenced to 2 years imprisonment.
  • BJP MLA objects to Muslim men applying henna to Hindu women.
  • Gyanvapi Masjid case: Plea seeking carbon dating of 'Shivling' rejected by Varanasi court.
  • On the home turf of RSS, the Congress party triumphs BJP.
  • President Appoints Justice DY Chandrachud As Next Chief Justice Of India.
  • BJP withdraws candidature of Murji Patel from Andheri bypolls day after Raj Thackeray appeals.
  • Diwali is celebrated across India.
  • 60 years after 1962, China's invasion of Kashmir was observed.
  • Kharge forms Steering Committee; Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Oommen Chandy are among the 47 members.
  • Morbi bridge collapses in Gujarat, killing in 100s.
  • The tata-Airbus project is now 'lost' to Gujarat, Maharashtra govt fears blowback.
  • Gujarat ex-CM Shankersinh Vaghela's son quits BJP, joins Congress ahead of polls.
  • 'Cash skeleton' in BJP government's Diwali box to journalists.
  • World/International

  • Ukraine encircles Russian forces near Donetsk, overshadowing Moscow's annexation of the region.
  • Ukraine launches a counter-attack in the Kherson region.
  • Kerch bridge between Russia and Crimea saw massive damage. Russia takes revenge by bombing civilian targets.
  • US Senate Approves $12 Billion In New Aid For Ukraine Amid War.
  • China withdraws anti-AUKUS resolution at IAEA due to lack of support.
  • US VP Kamala Harris visits South Korea. She was welcomed by Missiles from North Korea.
  • UK walks back controversial plan to cut the top tax rate.
  • US SCOTUS upholds the gun stock ban.
  • Florida was hit by a massive hurricane. Gov DeSantis asked the feds for hurricane relief. But he's long used their cash.
  • Biden and DeSantis met to review Hurricane Ian's recovery efforts. FEMA will activate programs for temporary housing for those affected by Hurricane Ian, the administrator announced while travelling with Biden.
  • Cough syrups imported from India to Gambia result in the death of children says WHO.
  • US Teen Eating Burger In Car Shot At Multiple Times by a cop.
  • Massive protests break in Iran, and protestors are being shot dead by the security forces.
  • OPEC states that it will not cut output production.
  • In UNGA, India votes to reject Russia's demand for a secret ballot on the draft resolution on Ukraine.
  • UN SG visits Gujarat and supports climate action.
  • Male guardians no longer required to assist female pilgrims during Hajj.
  • UK's Liz Truss sacrifices finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng only to resign later.
  • Rishi Sunak is now the new Asian-African-origin PM in the UK. India and Pakistan lay claim to Rishi Sunak's ancestry.
  • Jan 6 panel votes to subpoena Donald Trump.
  • Trump asks IRS not to reveal his tax returns.
  • Floods in Nigeria affect the lives of millions of people.
  • Chinese President Xi addressed the National Congress and kept the issue of Hong Kong and Taiwan alive.
  • Putin declares martial law in annexed regions of Ukraine
  • Diwali to be a public school holiday in New York City from next year.
  • Australia reverses the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • China's frail ex-president Hu was removed from Party Congress.
  • Xi Jinping gets third as CCP party general secretary.
  • Rishi Sunak reinstates Suella Braverman as interior minister.
  • St Petersburg University students cheer for the professor who was jailed for anti-war protests.
  • Lula wins Brazil's presidential election, edges out incumbent Bolsonaro in a tight contest.
  • US Mid-Term Elections

  • Trump launched a direct attack on Senate Minority leader McConnell a month out from the midterm elections.
  • Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke clashed only in the planned Texas gubernatorial debate. Similarly in Florida, Georgia, etc.
  • Nebraska GOP Sen. Ben Sasse is likely to leave for the college presidency.
  • Obama Campaigns for democrats in Key races.
  • Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan was banned from holding public office for 5 years.
  • Senate debates were held in Pennsylvania and Georgia.
  • Paul Pelosi attacked at his home in San Francisco.
  • Technology

  • PM Modi launches 5G services.
  • Brian Stellar left CNN after his show was cancelled.
  • Hurricane destroys power grid infrastructure in Cuba.
  • US Supreme Court to debate liability protections for internet companies.
  • India to mandate NAVIC chips in phones.
  • SpaceX launches astronauts with NASA.
  • Uber, Ola, and Rapido autos to discontinue in three days labelled illegal in Bangalore.
  • PM Modi declares Gujarat's Modhera as India's first 24x7 solar-powered village.
  • Kochi metro first in the country to inaugurate free wifi services inside the train.
  • MiG29K crashes in Goa.
  • KMRL begins LiDAR drone survey for phase 2.
  • Mysuru-Chennai route to get South India's first Vande Bharat train on November 10.
  • Turkey coal mine explosion kills 41, injures 11.
  • The world's largest passenger aircraft touches down in Bengaluru.
  • Biden calls Pakistan- "Most Dangerous Nation", Pak PM's Responds.
  • Russian tower block in flames as aircraft crashes.
  • Online booking is mandatory for Sabarimala darshan.
  • Air India to start a tech centre in Kochi.
  • India's largest rocket launches 36 satellites for a UK-based company.
  • Welsh govt to invest in Kochi.
  • Delhi's air quality worsens after Diwali.
  • Mukesh Ambani's Reliance enters the metaverse as first Indian firm to announce earnings in virtual space
  • A bus every minute': Kerala improves transport options ahead of Sabarimala pilgrimage.
  • China to break its own record: World's new largest wind farm could power 13 million homes.
  • Business and Finance

  • Railway employees were granted a bonus equivalent to 78 days' wages before Dussehra.
  • Cinema opens in Kashmir city after 14 years, but few turn up.
  • Businessman Atlas Ramachandran dies at 80.
  • Liz Truss's economic decisions collapse UK Pound.
  • India's GDP growth to decline to 5.7 pc in 2022: UNCTAD.
  • Rupee Collapses Significantly To 82 a Dollar.
  • US Fed to hike rates further. Fears of recession loom.
  • IMF warns rising prices will be worse in UK.
  • A milestone event in Kochi's development history: BODHI 2022, held at Bolghatty Palace in Kochi.
  • Idli vending machine opened in Bangalore.
  • Wall Street Journal carries full-page ad against Modi govt; advisor blames fugitive Devas boss.
  • 9,585 aspirants placed through Kerala govt's employability centres in 2021–22 period.
  • Taj Wayanad opens a luxury resort stand on the banks of Banasura Sagar.
  • FATF decides to let Pak exit the grey list.
  • John Shaw, the husband of Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, dies at 73.
  • Gas prices in the EU plunge as the storage level is full.
  • Kejriwal asks govt to print photos of gods on currency notes.
  • Elon Musk takes over Twitter. Elon Musk Dissolves Board of Directors After Twitter Takeover.
  • Petrol, Diesel To Get Cheaper By 40 Paise Across India From Nov 1.
  • Sports

  • Manchester City won massively against United.
  • Qatar World Cup will be my last: Lionel Messi. Fans celebrate his birthday on 30th October.
  • Indian Super League inaugurated in Kochi.
  • Sourav Ganguly out of BCCI after declining IPL chairman post; BCCI won't back him for ICC chairman's post.
  • T20 World Cup starts in Australia.
  • FIFA WC preparations are underway in Qatar.

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