#NewsInTweets: At Least 90 Killed In Blasts Across Baghdad, IS Claims Responsibility

Posted on May 12, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. At least 90 killed in car bomb attacks across Baghdad. Islamic State claimed responsibility. This is the deadliest attack in Baghdad this year.

2. Trupti Desai enters Haji Ali Dargah, but stops short of going inside the inner sanctum.

3. A man was found hanging near the Parliament. Police have found a 30-page suicide note that, on first glance, indicates he was in a deep debt.

4. Cancer and BP drugs among 54 to see up to a 55% price cut, as per the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority.

5. Air pollution kills half a million people in India every year, reveals report.

6. Nitish Kumar to address rally in Varanasi, may push for liquor ban in UP.

7. An elephant and a deer died of electrocution in Mettupalayam, Kerala.