News Update


Headlines 22.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 322.4 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 3,823 new cases and 1 death in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 304.3

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/das-robert-koch-institut-rki-meldet-eine-sieben-tage-inzidenz-von-322-4-18050053.html


Germany News Update

 

More cases of Monkeypox reported in Germany: The authorities in Berlin confirmed two sick people and called for caution. The RKI does not expect to see a wave of infections.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/affenpocken-risiken-103.html


Germany News Update

 

9 Euro ticket for public transport: Authorities fear overcrowding of public transport - Passengers, employees and transport companies are united in their concern as to whether public transport can cope with the expected rush.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/neun-euro-ticket-bab-101.html


International News


Ukraine News Update 

 

Ukranian authorities say, Russia has stepped up its offensive in Donbass: At least seven people are said to have been killed in attacks on public infrastructure and residential areas.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/ukraine-krieg-russland-selenskyj-101.html


India News Update 

 

Indian Government at Centre reduces excise duty on Petrol and Diesel, relief for common man - 

This reduction will reduce the price of petrol by Rs 9.5 per litre and of Diesel by Rs 7 per litre.

 

Details: https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/centre-cuts-excise-duty-on-petrol-by-rs-8-per-litre-on-diesel-by-rs-6-per-litre-8551361.html


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match (last qualifier):

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 21.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 342.0 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 42,375 new cases and 120 deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 336.1

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/rki-registriert-42-375-corona-neuinfektionen-18048933.html


Germany News Update

 

9 Euro monthly public transport ticket also approved by Bundesrat - sale planned to be started by DB from monday

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/konjunktur/bundesrat-macht-den-weg-fuer-9-euro-tickets-frei-18046061.html


Germany News Update

 

 Many reported injured after severe storm hit NRW - The damage is particularly great in Paderborn and Lippstadt - presumably from tornadoes. More than 30 people were injured. The DWD also predicted severe weather for other federal states.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/sturmtief-nrw-paderborn-lippstadt-101.html


International News


Ukraine News Update 

 

According to Kremlin - all fighters at Steelworks have surrendered: The port city of Mariupol is now completely under Russian control.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/ukraine-russland-asow-101.html


India News Update 

 

China is building second bridge on Pangong Tso: MEA confirms - The government “keeps a constant watch on all developments that have a bearing on India's security and takes all necessary measures to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity,” MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

 

Details: https://indianexpress.com/article/india/defence-sources-china-pangong-tso-2nd-bridge-permanent-mea-7928121/


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match:

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 20.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 361.8 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 48,910 new cases and 151 deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 334.9

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/corona-sieben-tage-inzidenz-sinkt-infektionsdruck-bleibt-hoch-18045554.html


Germany News Update

 

 

G7 Nations support Ukraine with short-term budget of 18.4 billion dollars - 1 billion Euros to come from Germany 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/g7-hilfen-ukraine-101.html


Germany News Update

 

9 Euro Monthly Ticket for Local Transport - All information around the topic in the link in details

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/gesellschaft/neun-euro-ticket-105.html


International News


Ukraine News Update 

 

Ukraine accused Russia of obstructing evacuation routes of civilians - In the Zaporizhia region of southern Ukraine, the Russian occupying forces are said to be preventing civilians from fleeing to Ukrainian-controlled territory.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/newsticker/liveblog-ukraine-freitag-133.html#Ukraine-wirft-Russland-Behinderung-der-Flucht-von-Zivilisten-vor


India News Update 

 

In a 34 year old road rage case, Congress politician Navjot Singh Sidhu sent to 1 year jail by the Supreme court of India

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/navjot-sidhu-ex-punjab-congress-chief-gets-one-year-in-jail-in-34-year-old-road-rage-case-2989936


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match:

Rajasthan Royal vs Chennai Super Kings - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 19.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 383.2 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 58,719 new cases and 165 deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 375.1

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/coronavirus-in-deutschland-sieben-tage-inzidenz-sinkt-unter-400-18042562.html


Germany News Update

 

Fuel prices discount to come: Bundestag to introduce a refuelling discount today - The value-added tax is to be reduced, which means that a liter of diesel could become 14 cents cheaper, and a liter of petrol even 30 cents cheaper. The discount should apply for three months, starting in early June. 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/bundesregierung-tankrabatt-spritpreise-101.html


Germany News Update

 

Lauterbach on Corona in Autumn: Federal Government wants to offer second Booster dose for all - According to Health Minister Lauterbach, a large number of new vaccines are being ordered, which are still being developed.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/corona-herbst-lauterbach-101.html


Frankfurt News Update

 

Eintracht Frankfurt is "Europa League Champion" - Celebrations planned in Frankfurt city center today, Roads and Public Transport expected to face some restrictions from 6am for the whole day today

 

Details: https://www.hessenschau.de/panorama/sperrungen-und-oepnv-chaos-stadt-frankfurt-wegen-eintracht-im-ausnahmezustand,eintracht-frankfurt-feier-sperrungen-100.html


International News


International News Update 

 

Turkei remains on Veto for NATO entry for Sweden and Finalnd: Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusoglu accused the two countries of supporting terrorist organizations

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/nato-schweden-finnland-tuerkei-103.html


India News Update 

 

China Building New "Larger" Bridge Over Pangong Lake, Satellite Pic Shows - The bridge is being built amid the lingering standoff between the Indian and Chinese militaries at several friction points in eastern Ladakh for over two years.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/china-building-larger-2nd-bridge-at-pangong-lake-satellite-image-shows-2987589


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match:

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Titans - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 18.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 407.4 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 72,051 new cases and 174 deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 406.9

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/rki-inzidenz-bei-407-4-18039546.html


EU News Update

 

EU commission to present a proposal plan today, on way out of dependence from Russian oil and gas - The government in Brussels will propose a three-point plan: a switch to importing more non-Russian gas, a faster introduction of renewable energies and measures to save energy. 

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/newsticker/liveblog-ukraine-mittwoch-121.html#Abhaengigkeit


International News


Ukraine News Update 

 

Zelenskyy says "Russian attacks have fizzled out" - As per him, Russian troops are currently making no progress in the war of aggression against Ukraine

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/newsticker/liveblog-ukraine-mittwoch-121.html#Angriffe


WHO News Update 

 

As Covid cases rises in 4 out of 6 WHO regions, the WHO Chief says "it is getting increasingly difficult to know where the virus is and how it is mutating"

 

Details: https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/who-chief-as-covid-cases-rise-in-4-regions-increasingly-difficult-to-know-101652839465335.html


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match:

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Lucknow Super Giants - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 17.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 437.6 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 86,252 new cases and 215 deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 424.8

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/rki-registriert-86-252-corona-neuinfektionen-18036597.html


EU News Update

 

EU postpones Oil embargo against Russia: Even after the meeting of EU foreign ministers, Hungary continues to block the planned embargo on Russian oil. The Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba, who attended as a guest, was furious.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/ukraine-eu-aussenminister-oel-embargo-101.html


International News


Ukraine News Update 

 

More than 260 soldiers evacuated from steel mill -Among them are 53 seriously injured: Zelenskyy has said: "All tasks to defend Mariupol have been completed. The most important thing now is to save the lives of the Mariupol defenders."  

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/ukraine-asowstal-soldaten-evakuierungen-101.html


Russia News Update 

 

"Another Grave Mistake": says Russia On Finland, Sweden Joining NATO - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said, "This is another grave mistake with far-reaching consequences."

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/another-grave-mistake-russia-on-finland-sweden-joining-nato-2979965


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match:

Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 16.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 439.2 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 2,305 new cases and no deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 418.3

 

Details: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/478220a4c454480e823b17327b2bf1d4/page/Landkreise/


Germany News Update

 

NRW Elections Results: CDU wins with maximum votes, Greens strong with record gain in vote share; SPD behind expected performance, FDP unhappy with maximum vote share loss

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/nrw-wahl-219.html


International News


Ukraine News Update 

 

Ukranian President Zelenskyj also wants support from Africa and Asia: He wants to speak to parliaments in other countries, said Zelenskyj in his daily video speech at night.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/liveblog-ukraine-montag-125.html#Selenskyj-will-auch-Unterstuetzung-aus-Afrika-und-Asien


India News Update 

 

Record Heat wave in India: Delhi records 49 degrees, Residents asked to stay in - An 'orange' alert has been issued to caution people about a severe heatwave

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/delhi-mungeshpur-najafgarh-record-49-degrees-amid-heatwave-residents-asked-to-stay-indoors-2978982


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's match:

Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men




Headlines 15.05.2022

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 452.4 (decrease from yesterday) - RKI registers 6,151 new cases and 7 deaths in the past day - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 447.1

 

Details: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/478220a4c454480e823b17327b2bf1d4/page/Landkreise/


Germany News Update

 

NRW Elections: Around 13 million people to vote for a new NRW State Government today

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/landtagswahl-nrw-111.html


International News


Russia News Update 

 

Russia calls Finland's plans to join NATO as a "mistake" - Finland wants to join NATO - a formal government decision is expected today. Russia's President Putin warned his neighboring country of this "mistake" in a telephone call.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/finnland-nato-russland-101.html


India News Update 

 

G7 criticises India's decision to stop wheat export: says Germany

 

Details: https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/g7-criticises-india-decision-to-stop-wheat-exports-germany-101652533657311.html


IPLT20 Update 

 

Today's matches:

Chennai Super Kings vs Gujarat Titans - at 12 pm Germany Time

Lucknow Super Giants vs Rajasthan Royals - at 4 pm Germany Time

 

Details: https://www.iplt20.com/matches/schedule/men