Prolawctor Daily News Update | 10 November 2020

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Prolawctor Daily News Update | 10 November 2020

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LEGAL NEWS

Black-and-white Doordarshan was much better era: Delhi HC

  • Justice Rajiv Shakdhar said – People are scared about the Fourth Estate. Even if the issue regarding the privacy of public figures is diluted, the news channels platform cannot drag their personal lives into the public domain. 
  • “Even trained and educated minds get affected by such consistently misreporting. You tell us how we should resolve this?” the court asked.

Police have not investigated properly: Plea in Bombay High Court to reinvestigate suicide of Anvay Naik

  • The plea was field by Adnay Naik, daughter of Anvay Naik seeking reinvestigation in the 2018 FIR case of abetment to suicide in which Republic TV editor, Arnab Goswami is an Accused.
  • Bench of Justices SS Shinde and MS Karnik issued notice to the State in the plea on Saturday when Naik sought her plea ought to be heard along with the plea filed by Goswami challenging his illegal arrest and detention in connection of Naik’s death.

Total Ban On Crackers From Midnight To November 30 In Delhi, Nearby Areas

  • The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a total ban on sale and use of firecrackers in Delhi and adjoining areas starting midnight of November 9 to November 30. 
  • If anyone in Delhi is caught bursting firecrackers in this duration, they can be sentenced to between 1.5 to 6 years in jail, state Environment Minister Gopal Rai said.

Telangana High court: GST officials can’t resort to physical intimidation during search

  • The division bench of Justice M.S Ramachandra Rao and T. Amarnath Goud passed the order while deciding a writ petition field by the director of a company and his relatives alleging that the officials belonging to the GST Intelligence Department while conducting raid assaulted them physically.

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

‘Pakistani farmers went missing’ who want to meet PM Imran Khan

  • Farmers were baton charged and 250 arrested by the police after they were protesting to meet either Punjab CM Usman Buzdar or PM Imran Khan over certain demands.
  • Protesting farmers now have no clue about the whereabouts of their 15 colleagues who went ‘missing’ after the baton charge.
  • Following the incident, farmers’ bodies in the province and civil society organisation have decided to support PKI in their protest.

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers were set to oust in fresh purge by china : Report

  • China intends to oust at least four pro-democracy lawmakers from Hong Kong’s elected legislature, HK01 reported, escalating its crackdown against the city’s beleaguered opposition.
  • China’s top legislative body, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, was expected to consider during a two-day meeting that starts Tuesday whether the lawmaker’s actions violated their oaths, HK01 reported Monday, citing people it didn’t identify.
  • China intends to oust at least four pro-democracy lawmakers from Hong Kong’s elected legislature, HK01 reported, escalating its crackdown against the city’s beleaguered opposition.

Sudan and Israel normalise the bond, India welcomes it

  • Last month, Sudan became the third Arab state to normalise relations with Israel, after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
  • India on Monday welcomed the removal of Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism and the country’s normalisation of relations with Israel.
  • Last month, Sudan became the third Arab state to normalise relations with Israel, after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Taiwan says not invited to WHO meeting after China’s ‘obstruction’

  • Taiwan on Monday said Chinese “obstruction” had prevented it from attending a key World Health Organization meeting focused on the coronavirus, accusing the global body of prioritising politics over health.
  • The self-ruled island of 23 million has seen remarkable success in combatting the pandemic — with only seven deaths and fewer than 600 confirmed cases — as many parts of the world report surging numbers of infections and deaths.
  • Taiwan attended the annual assembly between 2009 and 2016 as an observer, under the name Chinese Taipei.

First human ride, Virgin Hyperloop hosts on new transport system 

  • Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop has completed the world’s first passenger ride on a super high-speed levitating pod system, the company said on Sunday, a key safety test for technology it hopes will transform human and cargo transportation.
  • The company has previously run over 400 tests without human passengers at the Nevada site.
  • The company is working toward safety certification by 2025 and commercial operations by 2030, it has said.
  • Canada’s Transpod and Spain’s Zeleros also aim to upend traditional passenger and freight networks with similar technology they say will slash travel times, congestion and environmental harm linked with petroleum-fuelled machines.

Texas: First US state to cross one million COVID-19 cases

  • A record number of cases were recorded in Texas this week. 
  • To battle the virus, President-elect Biden is all set to work.
  • With over 9.8 million cases and more than 2.3 lakh deaths, US has been the world’s worst hit nation from the virus.

Sichuan-Tibet railway route: Key to safeguarding Chinese borders

  • President Xi Jinping said that to protect national unity of China and consolidating stability of borders, a new railway route linking Sichuan and Tibetan city will be the key.
  • The Ya’an-Nyingchi section of the route will take Chinese railway right up to the disputed boundary with India.
  • The entire state of Arunachal Pradesh is claimed by China to be part of south Tibet.
  • In remote areas of Nyingchi, infrastructure has been rapidly developed by China and diplomats and foreign journalists cannot access the region.
  • As both nations continue to build infrastructure in eastern Ladakh amidst Sino-Indian border face-off, the new railway route construction will begin in the backdrop.

Kandahar car bomb blast: 4 killed, 24 injured

  • On Sunday night, a car bomb explosion occurred in the Kandahar, second largest city of Afghanistan.
  • The explosion killed and injured both civilians and military personnel.
  • Multiple shops were destroyed and eyewitnesses believe that people might still be struck under the rubble.
  • The responsibility of the explosion has not been taken up by any group so far.

Owing to health reasons, Turkish finance minister quits

  • Resignation was announced through social media by Turkey’s finance minister who is also the son-in-law to President Erdogan.
  • Health conditions were given as the reason by Berak Albyrak for stepping down from the post.
  • Finance Ministry confirmed the resignation but approval of Erdogan was unclear.

NATIONAL NEWS

Goa : Burglars broke into Se Cathedral heritage site, purloin cash & electronic equipment

  • Thieves broke into the church, stole money and also different digital gear.
  • No artefacts or objects of historical significance have been reported stolen.
  • Police have registered a case and investigations are in progress.
  • The break-in is believed to have taken place on Sunday evening.

Satyendra Jain : Delhi is all set to install the Model of Rainwater harvesting system

  • Model of rainwater harvesting will adopt by Delhi government which is being implemented in the tribal-dominated Dungarpur district.
  • Satyendra Jain and officials visit the Rain water harvesting system, which costs just Rs. 16,000 whereas traditional one cost around Rs.50,000 to 1 Lakh.
  • The officials said that, the system could collect 3000 litres of water per hour if the rains are mild to moderate.

Varanasi : Ahead of Diwali PM Modi inaugurate projects worth Rs. 614 Crore

  • The total cost implication of the project is Rs. 614 crore, including those related to agriculture, tourism and infrastructure.
  • The projects inaugurated include up-gradation of Lal Bahadur shastri hospital Ramnagar, housing complex for players in Sampurnanand stadium and others.
  • CM Yogi was also present on the occasion.

MSRTC employees to get pending 3 months’ salary before Diwali : Minister

  • Minister assures giving pending salaries after a MSRTC bus conductor dies by suicide over erratic disbursement of salary.
  • Minister says, the employees shouldn’t be disheartened & take extreme steps like Suicide.
  • Deceased kin’s said, “For last 3 months his brother didn’t get salary properly. He named Thackeray Government responsible for his brother’s death.

Government procurement policy : Purchases of spare parts from OEMs exempted by Govt

  • The govt procurement policy announced previously which banned Global tenders to source goods & services, is not applicable for purchasing replacements parts from OEMs.
  • Many public sector companies had difficulty in sourcing components domestically, because they’re only available from OEM’s.
  • The decision to exempt procurement of spare parts from OEM’s was intended to benefit National MSME’s.

J&K People’s Conference approaches SC and pushes for early hearing of petitions seeking to challenge abrogation of Article 370

  • On Monday, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference, a part of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has looked for early hearing in matters challenging the abrogation of Article 370 which gave special status to the state.
  • Party’s spokesperson Adnan Ashraf Mir said that the petitions filed are to be urgently heard and disposed. Furthermore he added that petitioners have made a very strong prima facie case and the issues raised are also considered by the constitution bench.

Counting of the votes in for Bihar Assembly Election 2020 to set off at 8am and early trends by 10am

  • Counting for the votes polled in the Bihar assembly elections are to begin early at 8am.
  • Voting were held in three phases across the 243 constituencies in Bihar from October 28 to November 7.

Arnab Goswami’s plea for bail rejected by Bombay High Court

  • On Monday, Bombay High Court has rejected bail plea made by Arnab Goswami.
  • The court suggested that Goswami can apply in sessions court for regular bail which will be decided within 4 days however there is no release of the petitioner under extraordinary jurisdiction.

BUSINESS NEWS

India’s Manufacturing sector could become an engine for more growth and jobs:

  • Total no. of Eleven manufacturing worth chains in India have sturdy potential to function in worldwide markets, boosting India’s energy and offering long-term employment and ability pathways to a number of Indians.
  • By reforms and complementary actions which is related  by manufacturing corporations, it’s estimated that these eleven manufacturing worth chains can generate.

Amazon to expand its business in the vast country of Brazil:

  • Amazon said on Monday that it had opened three more logistics centres in Brazil to take advantage of the boost the Covid-19 pandemic has given to e-commerce in South America’s largest economy.
  • They increase the number of Amazon logistics centres  in Brazil to eight, expanding its reach to all corners of the large country.
  • Brazil is the country with the fastest growth in Amazon Prime subscriptions, referring to the company’s loyalty program, which was launched in Brazil in September last year.

Kotak Institution is shaping it’s Stock Portfolio:

  • Kotak Institutional Equities have trimmed their positioning in autos, banks and telecom sectors.
  • Kotak Institutional Equities have trimmed their positioning in autos, banks and telecom sectors and allotted the identical to IT providers and prescribed drugs.

Escalating Stock Reports of Leading stock company BSE:

  • The Leading stock exchange BSE has reported 28 per cent surge in net profit at Rs 46.81 crore for three months which ended September 30 this year a report confirmed.
  • While comparing, the exchange posted a net profit of Rs 36.69 crore in the consequent quarter of previous year, BSE said in a report respectively.
  • The daily turnover in the normal times in terms of  equity segment has  seen escalated.

SPORTS NEWS

Theims starts preparing for ATP finals after recovery

  • As Theim’s was struggling from with blisters during the Vienna open last month which led to a defeat in the quarter finals.
  • The world number one gave himself enough time to recover and initially pulled out Paris masters.
  • “Nothing is quiet in fall the last weeks have been busy,” said Theims on a website.
  • On Wednesday he’ll be leaving for London with a mini team to cherish the memories of 2019.
  • “This past one week was very difficult for him,” said his coach.

Real Madrid gifts Soler a penalty hatrick: Laliga

  • Real Madrid faced a 4-1 defeat against Valencia on Sunday.
  • Soler went on to score three penalty goals against Madrid and leading his team to victory.
  • “I had doubts for a moment but then I decided to take it again,” soler mentioned in an interview after the game.
  • Valencia got a VAR advantage which eventually helped them to set momentum.
  • Madrid was leading in the initial stages of the game from a goal from Benzema but later in the game things didn’t go well for Madrid.

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju luads UP cops for busting khelo India racket

  • Union minister Kiren Rijiju applauded UP police to bust a racket who promised athletes their participation in Khelo India Youth games 2021.
  • Cops took in three men in connection with this racket.
  • “These criminals were fleecing from common people in the name of Khelo India Youth games,” said Rijiju in a tweet.
  • Three cell phones, a laptop and 25,000 was recovered from these three people, the racket came into light after SAI issued an “alert” against a fake advertisement.
  • The action was taken with a response from Sports Authority of India (SAI).

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