The Hindu Morning Digest: May 27, 2024

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Kolkata Knight Riders players celebrate with the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 trophy after winning the final match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. | Photo credit: PTI

Cyclone Remal makes landfall; one lakh evacuated in Bengal

Severe Cyclonic Storm Remal started making landfall between Sagar Island in West Bengal and Khepupara in Bangladesh around 9.15pm on Sunday as the storm intensified and moved northwards. At 11:30 PM the eye of the cyclone hit land.

IPL 2024 Final: KKR vs SRH: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad to clinch third title

Chasing a meager target of 114, the batsmen of Kolkata Knight Riders defeated the bowlers of Sunrisers Hyderabad to win the match with 57 balls to spare and clinch their third title in the 2024 Indian Premier League final in Chennai on May 26.

Palestinian medics say an Israeli airstrike kills at least 35 in Rafah and affects displaced people

Palestinian medics said at least 35 people were killed in an Israeli airstrike on the southern Gaza city of Rafah, hitting tents for displaced people.

Jihadists across the border support SP, Congress: PM Modi in UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Deoria alleged that ‘jihadists’ across the border in Pakistan were offering prayers in support of INDIA bloc parties, Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress during the ongoing parliamentary elections, while both the SP and Congress were advocating “vote for jihad” here (India).

Neta vs abhineta: The Karakat battle pits a veteran politician against a Bhojpuri actor

Bhojpuri singer and actor Pawan Singh, who had earlier refused to contest the Lok Sabha elections from the Asansol seat offered by the BJP, has now made it an uphill battle for BJP ally and former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha in Karakat Lok Sabha seat.

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Rajkot’s number of infernos rises to 33, many still missing in ‘man-made disaster’

At least 33 people were killed in the fire that broke out in Rajkot’s TRP Gaming Zone on Saturday evening. More than 15 people are still missing in what the Gujarat High Court called a “man-made disaster”.

The cyclone hits Bangladesh as nearly a million people flee inland to seek shelter

An intense cyclone tore through Bangladesh’s low-lying coast on Sunday, sending nearly a million people fleeing inland to concrete storm shelters, away from howling gales and crashing waves.

We are yet to receive the official response from the Center on the cancellation of Prajwal’s diplomatic passport: Parameshwara

Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Sunday said the state has not received an official response from the Center on its request for cancellation of the diplomatic passport of Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna, who is facing multiple sexual assault allegations and who is in fled the country in April. 27.

Amit Shah and Nadda lash out at INDIA bloc leaders at Bihar rally

Union Home Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda addressed five election rallies in Bihar in support of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidates. Mr Shah addressed meetings in Karakat and Sasaram Lok Sabha seats, while Mr Nadda campaigned in Ara, Jehanabad and Nalanda parliamentary constituencies.

Government orders telecom companies to block incoming international spoofed calls

The government has ordered telecom companies to block all incoming international spoofed calls carrying Indian mobile numbers, an official statement said on Sunday.

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Dipa Karmakar becomes the first Indian gymnast to win gold at the Asian Senior Championships

Dipa Karmakar won a gold medal in vault and became the first Indian gymnast to win the continental title at the Asian Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tashkent on May 26.

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