#NewsInTweets: 328 Indian Children Below 5 Die Due To Diarrhoea Daily – Health Ministry

Posted on July 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. 328 children below the age of 5 die every day in India due to diarrhoea, according to the health ministry.

2. A CPIM and a BJP activist were hacked to death on Monday night in the politically sensitive Kannur district in Kerala.

3. UP to set a world record by planting 5 crore saplings in 24 hours. The drive had been initiated by the state government on World Population Day.

4. Former Gujarat BJP MLA alleges ‘secret’ deal between Amit Shah And Asaduddin Owaisi during Bihar polls. It has been claimed that under the deal, AIMIM would field candidates in Muslim dominated areas.

5. Scientists at Oxford University have shown that bacteria could be used to power smartphones.

6. Theresa May is set to become the new British Prime Minister replacing David Cameron.

7. The Delhi government has approved Rs. 658 crore for 5 major infrastructure projects in the capital.

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