Top Stories From 5th August 2019: Article 370 Abrogated, Ashes First Test & Many More
The stories covered in the section will consist of politics, sports, entertainment, education, and society. From the abrogation of Article 370 to the sexual assault of JNU student by a cab driver, check out Top Stories From 5th August 2019. You can keep a tab on live trends on Manch App.
Article 370 Revocation Proposed, Rejoice In Nation
Narendra Modi-led Government made a bold move as Home Minister Amit Shah proposed revocation of Article 350. Some regarded it as a political masterstroke while opposition parties like TMC and INC blamed the government for using the loopholes to propose an undemocratic bill for people of Kashmir. The bill was passed in Upper House on Monday through the votes in which 125 were in favor while 61 were against. The bill will be proposed by Amit Shah in Lok Sabha today.
Dale Steyn Retires From Test Cricket
In a piece of big news coming from International cricket, South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has retired from Test Cricket in a bid to extend his longevity in the shorter forms of the game. Steyn took 439 wickets in 93 Tests at an average of 22.95.
JNU Student Allegedly Drugged And Raped, Case Registered
A 21-year-old JNU student was sexually assaulted after being drugged by a cab driver in Delhi. As per the second-year student, she was offered something by the cab driver due to which she fell unconscious. After this, he raped her in the cab. A complaint is registered on the statement of the student.
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Australia Win First Test In Edgbaston By 251 Runs
Australian cricket team has won the first test of the Ashes series in Edgbaston. In spite of conceding a lead of 90 runs in first innings, the Kangaroos shaped a thumping win over England. Steve Smith was adjudged as the man of the match for his twin centuries in both the innings.