Prolawctor Daily News Update| 12 September 2020
Prolawctor Daily News Update
Sudarshan news show allowed by I&B Ministry
Sudarshan news show “bindaas bol” telecast episode a ‘big expose’ on ‘infiltration of Muslims’ in civil services on 29 August was stayed by Delhi High Court has been allowed by the I&B Ministry.
The ministry has however said that if the program is found against the programme code action will be taken against them.
2G spectrum accused former telecom minister A.Raja issued notice
Delhi High court issued notice to A. Raja and others to respond to the plea of the CBI and ED for an early hearing of thier plea for acquittal.
The hearing is listed to be heard on September 21 as fixed by Justice Brijesh Sethi.
K.K Venugopal’s permission sought for the court contempt case against Rajdeep Sardesai
A plea filed by Astha khurana against sr. Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai on his tweets regarding his tweets in connection with the supreme court on Prashant Bhushan matter. The plea said it was an attempt to erode faith in judiciary.
For the initiation of the case A-G’s permission is sought.
CLAT aspirant moved to Madhya Pradesh HC(Jabalpur Bench)
NLSIU Bangalore is going to take separate entrance test namely NLAT (National Law Aspirant Test) 2020.
On Friday, CLAT aspirant moved to Madhya Pradesh HC to challenging the sudden withdrawn of NLSIU Bangalore from CLAT 2020 and the SC will also be going to hear similar plea today.
A petition filed by MP HC bar Association, Indore against hospitals:
On Friday, A writ petition filed by MP HC Bar Association for Negligence of two hospitals for treatment of decrease (Advocate Achla Joshi), she was the life member of Petitioner Association.
A Petitioner stated that Late Achla Joshi was feeling unconscious. Therefore, her family member took her to respondent No.6 Hospital i.e Bombay Hospital, Indore (MP) but the administration of the Hospital denied to admit her. Then immediately, took her to another Hospital (Respondent No. 7) the Aurobindo Institute of Medical Science also denied to provide treatment on time to her. But after sometime, hospital got ready for treatment but unfortunately, she had died.
Grounds for approaching HC:
- The guidelines issued by Apex Court that every hospital is bound to perform their duty on time and provide emergency primary treatment to every person.
- The Respondent No. 6 and 7 violated the Article 21 of the Constitution.
- It is also the violation of guidelines provided by State and Central government.
- The FIR registered against the hospitals that they have been committed culpable homicide punishable under Indian Penal Code.
Maharashtra HC dismissed the Rape convict’s appeal:
On the records of evidences, the court observed that an act of sexual attack on 69 years old women was done by accused.
The Division Bench headed by Justice B. Veerappa gives his discretion on Rape case that court should act as Lord Shri Krishna of Mahabharata to protect safety of women.
Thus, the Bench dismissed the appeal and imposed the rigorous imprisonment for 7 years to the convict.
NLSIU Bangalore gets permission from SC to conduct separate entrance test
On Friday, NLSIU got permission to hold separate entrance test NLAT2020, it is scheduled on Saturday but result and admission of students will not allowed till the pendency of plea which is filed by Former Vice Chancellor Professor R. Venkata Rao of NLSIU and parent of aspirant.
A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan , R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah issued an notice to University and it’s Vice Chancellor Professor Sudhir Krishnasawamy and the further hearing will be conducted on 16September.
A notice to the Attorney General of India has issued by the Apex court in a plea wherein the petitioner sought for directions to ensure the prevention of attempts to commit suicide by persons who threw themselves in animal enclosures in zoos. A bench consists of CJI SA Bobde, AS Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian further sought for an explanation from the center on the conflict between S- 115 of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, and Section -309 of IPC.
A order has been passed by Supreme Court on 31/08/2020 directing the removal of about 48,000 jhuggis from near railway tracks in Delhi. According to the said order Ministry of Railways and Government of NCT of Delhi have initiated the process of demolition and had demolished some too. Ajay Maken, Former Union Minister and congress leader moved to the Supreme Court challenging its order and prayed that administrative authorities should be directed to first relocate and rehabilitate them.
Mauritius government demand for compensation
A ship operator of Japan leaked oil to a distance of the Mauritius coast. Mauritius demands for no less than $9.4 million to restore.
Mitsui OSK Lines plans to donate one billion Japanese currencies to reinstate the marine.
Gigantic explosion disconcerts Jordon
The explosion mushroomed early Friday at an army munitions depot, transpired in a warehouse containing unutilized bombs, says reports.
Israeli airstrikes and shells near Aleppo
Several missiles launched by Israeli aircraft near Aleppo, the Syrian city. The strike mushroomed early light.
No fatality or vandalization reported.
Brutal Protest after the Custodial death in Colombia
Javier Ordonez, A father of two was shocked continuously with stun gun for more than 2 minutes. The police didn’t stop even after he begs to spare his life, he can’t bear the pain.
The death of Javier Ordonez leads to violent protest against police. Several police stations were burned, eight more people died, 400 injured, 66 had bullet injuries.
The mayor called the protest death “a massacre of our young people”.
Britain’s decision of overriding the Brexit divorce deal leads to an emergency meeting between UK and EU
The already delicate relations between UK and EU are on the verge of becoming tense due to Britain’s adamant decision of overriding major parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, in lieu of striking a free-trade deal with the EU, which is believed to cause border tensions between the two due to Northern Ireland.
The EU considering the action as the violation of the International law, the EU and UK are not able to agree upon the same decision due to each side opposing each other’s negotiations.
Therefore, an urgent meeting was planned between the two countries’ officials in order to sort out and settle the tension related to Northern Ireland, which is the only part of the UK to share a border with EU and hence arrive at a state of consensus between the two related to free trade and customs at the border.
Trump’s adamant denial for extension of September 15th deadline for the Chinese app TikTok
After India becoming the first country to ban the most used and downloaded Chinese video-sharing social networking platform, TikTok accompanied by imposing ban on more than 100 other Chinese mobile applications owing to security risks posed to data, the United States was yet another country to impose ban on the Chinese app TikTok.
Considering the high risk of data piracy and violation of security norms, the U.S. President Donald Trump in an executive order last month, had set the deadline of September 15th, 2020 for the Chinese app to either change its ownership to an American Company or shut it down.
Mr. Trump reiterated saying “I’m not extending deadline, no. It’s September 15th. There will be no extension of the TikTok deadline.” Further adding, he said “We’ll see what happens. It’ll either be closed up or they’ll sell it. So, we’ll either close up TikTok in this country for security reasons, or it’ll be sold.”
UN claims yet another negative impact of COVID-19 in most of the countries aggravating conflict, poverty, starvation
COVID-19 has not only led to global economic crisis but has also increased greater problems related to violation of human rights ultimately giving rise to increased disputes and leveled conflicts, which can be seen as an indirect aftermath of the deadly novel coronavirus in almost whole of the world.
Its indirect consequences have led to rise in poverty and starvation in most of the delicate and vulnerable countries.
One of the UN’s Reports mentioned that around one-third of the cases and fatalities of COVID-19 are in those countries facing high levels of vulnerability or those affected by humanitarian or refugee crises.
Furthermore, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock mentioned that the indirect impact of the destruction caused by the virus at a global level would be higher in vulnerable countries owing to economic and health effects which “will be higher poverty, lower life expectancy, more starvation, less education and more child death.”
To maintain peace and security among its member states Russian President shows his firm belief and trust towards SCO
Russian President Vladimir Putin expresses his support and trust towards the 8-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) by mentioning that it provides an effective platform for ensuring peace, security and tranquility among its member states.
In furtherance of this act, Putin initiated and held a video conference meeting involving the foreign ministers of all the 8-members comprising SCO.
Putin said that SCO also woks to ensure sustainable development in Eurasia. He expresses his confidence in SCO’s ability to respond to “new acute challenges”.
He further said “We are undertaking concerted efforts to overcome the political, trade, economic and social ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.” He also mentioned “Acting on the principles of equality and mutual consideration for everyone’s interests, we strive to conduct a joint search for ways of resolving today’s global challenges and we maintain close foreign policy coordination, including in the UN and other international venues.”
Dhaka High Court held the Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd., liable to compensate the victims of the air-conditioner blasts at a mosque, within a stipulated time period of one week
The death toll from the blast was 29. The Dhaka High Court held the state-run gas transmission and distribution company liable to pay an emergency compensation of Rs.4.35 lakh (Tk 500,000) to each of the victims of the air-conditioner blasts at a mosque situated on the outskirts of Dhaka.
The Bangladesh Court in addition fixed a limited time period also of seven days to compensate the blast victims.
The blast took place on September 4th, 2020 at the Baitul Salat mosque in the central district of Narayanganj where a gas leakage in an underground pipeline of the company led to the explosion of 6 air-conditioners.
The death toll due to the blast rose to 29 on Thursday.
Rohingya militants face problems of doubtful future as Myanmar’s UN mapping unit removes the names of Rohingya villages
In wake of clearing Rohingya refugees, Myanmar has opted various methods.
Three years ago, Myanmar’s military force burned down the Rohingya village of Kan Kya to ashes and then bulldozed over its remains.
Last year, the government erased the name of Kan Kya which was home to hundreds of people, from official maps.
In fact, the maps produced by the UN mapping unit in Myanmar in 2020, did not (erased) even have the name of Kan Kya village. Nevertheless, there are dozens of Rohingya villages whose names have been erased from the official maps demarcating Myanmar.
Perhaps, the future of Rohingya refugees and militants remains doubtful and in danger regarding them as homeless.
China gave an approval for clinical trial of Nasal Spray Covid vaccine
China on Thursday gave an appeal for clinical trial of a noble spray Covid-19 vaccine Candidate. And is expected to start its phase l Clinical trial in November. Which has claimed over 904,000 lives and infected more than 27 million people globally. After AstraZeneca suspended its vacancies trail China become the frontrunner for the covid vaccine.
Armed men attack in Central Mali
An attack by armed men in Central Mali killed at least 8 people and injured 3, local media reported on Friday. The houses and granaries of local residents were also burned by attackers.
US claims North Korea has issued shoot to kill orders
As North Korea claims to have not reported even a single case of coronavirus. But now it has emerged that North Korea authorities have issued shot-to-kill orders on those entering the country from China to prevent the Coronavirus.
German approves Russian request to assist in navalny probe
Moscow request for legal assistance in the investigation of the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been approved by Berlin’s Justice Minister and also assisted state prosecutors to work with Russian authorities.
Palghar Hit by 8 Low Intensity Earthquakes
The range of quakes was from 2.2 to 3.6 magnitude
No loss of life was reported
DCGI Approved New COVID-19 Drug’s Human Trial
PNB Vesper Life Science Private Limited’s got approval of Drug Controller general of India’s approval for the clinical testing of their drug on corona virus patients.
Name of the drug is PNB-001–Baladol–
If it worked successfully then it would be the world’s first new entity for the treatment of disease.
Google to Give 8.5 Million Grant to 31 Institutes Among Which 2 are Indian
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar are going to receive the grant to aid corona virus pandemic response
ICMR’s Sero Survey Said India had 64 lakh Corona Virus Patients by May
The survey published on 10 September was conducted in 21 states between 11 May to 4 June according which 0.73% adults of India were exposed to corona virus infection.
According to the survey report “The findings of the sero survey indicated a low prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the general population in India in early May 2020. As most of the population remains susceptible to infection, our public health strategy needs to plan for an inevitable increase in transmission,”
JEE Main 2020 Results are out.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) on 11th September, 2020 declared results for recently concluded Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) Main. 24 Candidate scored 100 percentile.
In India’s Greenko Energy, Japan’s ORIX to invest.
Japan’s ORIX Corp would invest $980 million in Indian Renewable Energy firm Greenko Energy Holdings and further take a stake of over 20% in the company within this year.
To evade Income Tax, the music composer routed his income.
Income Tax department moves HC accusing AR Rahman of routing his income of Rs.3.47 crore through the AR Rahman Foundation to evade Income Tax.
World’s 2nd largest miner’s CEO quits over cave blast.
Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO of world’s largest mining firm Rio Tinto, resigned over the miner’s decision to legally blow up two 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock shelters in Australia.
Government Forms Panel to Assess Waiver of ‘Interest on Interest’
The government has formed a panel Chaired by Former CAG Rajiv Mehrishi, to study the impact of waiver of interest and interest on interest on loan repayments deferred during the six-month moratorium.
To Lure Global Manufacturers, India considers $23 Billion Package
The government plans to offer incentives worth Rs 1.68 lakh crore package to attract global manufacturers, & recently launched a Rs 50,000-crore scheme to boost Smartphone manufacturing.
₹6,195 crore grant been released to 14 States by the Centre
Monthly installment of post devolution revenue deficit grant
Additional resources during the corona crisis
14 States- Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Pujab, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Kerela & West Bengal.
Increase in Sales of Passsenger Vehicle by 14% : SIAM
Sale in market stood at 2,15,916 units in August,2020
Sale of two-wheelers – up 3% to 15,59,665 units
Rise in sale of 14.16% from 1, 89,129 units.
₹1,173 crore fund raised by Zomato from Tiger Global, MacRitchie Investments
Post-money valuation of $3.3 billion, exchange rate of ₹76 per dollar
Infoedge’s effective stake in Zomato- 22%
Plans to go for initial public offering (IPO) in 2021
Guidelines laid down for appointment of CCO in banks : RBI
Minimum fixed period of 3 years in rank of a general manager
Guidelines to bring uniformity in approach followed
CCO may be transferref/removed before completion of tenure under exceptional circumstances
CCO – Senior executive of the bank
Rupee dwindled 9 paise to 73.55 against US Dollar
- Depreciation of 9 paise to 73.55
- Dollar index fell 0.07 per cent to 93.26
- India-China border standoff dampened investor sentiment
- NSE Nifty increased 5.15 points to 11,454.40
- Global oil benchmark fall 0.40 per cent to 39.90 per barrel
Azarenka sets foot in finals | U.S. opens
The 31 years old, Victoria Azarenka beats the number one Serena Williams in the U.S. opens semi finals with the scoring 1-6 6-3 6-3.
She had a history of poor scoring with the famous Williams in the past 2012 and 2013 games.
She played powerfully, in the second half and continued a huge hit against Williams who had an injury in the left ankle. This was a massive win for Azarenka after 7 years.
“Racist” trolls on Christian been shut by Cricket Australia
The cricket player Dan Christian is one of aboriginals. He was trolled as uneducated after his speech on the racism.
The cricket Australia says the trolls and comments regarding the racism are disappointing.
Certain comments regarding his aboriginality and his colour are offending.
Christian said that the least they could do is to make people learn and give consciousness regarding the issue within the team.