Prolawctor Daily News Update | 18 October 2020

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Elephant Corridor of Government of Tamil Nadu upheld by Apex Court

  • Tamil Nadu Government issued notification and declared Sigur Plateau of Nilgiris District as Elephant Corridor.
  • Land and resorts owner of the area condemned this action.
  • 3 members committee has been made to hear out the appeals of the resort and land owners of that area.

Rape Accused Gayatri Prajapati to not get bail on medical grounds: SC

  • HC of Allahabad granted interim bail to the rape accused Gayatri Prajapati which the Apex Court dismissed.
  • Another plea of his bail is in HC.

National Green Tribunal directed Authorities of Uttar Pradesh to be vigilant about illegally established brick kilns.

  • As Air quality of NCR is degrading NGT asks authority of UP to be more vigilant about the situation of illegal brick kilns.
  • Around 600 illegal brick kilns are being operated in Baghpat mentioned the petition.
  • ADG of Bhaghpat meanwhile said all these activities have been stopped as per previous order.

Kangana Ranaut and Rangoli Chandel’s comments and tweets to be scrutinized by Court.

  • Police has got orders from Mumbai’s Court to look into the comments made by both sisters.
  • Petition mentioned both sisters have commented some very mean and hurtful comments which could harm communal harmony.
  • It also mentioned how the actress is demeaning the reputation of Bollywood since past few months.

Charges of sedition have been filed against Kerala journalist and CFI members.

  • Hathras police filed sedition charges against the arrested journalist and 3 CFI members.
  • They were arrested under UAPA.
  • They were going to Hathras to meet victim’s family.


Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif says, ISI installed ‘puppet government’ of Imran Khan.

  • Nawaz Sharif, former PM of Pakistan accuses the military and the intelligence agency of Imran Khan government.
  • Sharif was heading the first power show of the alliance of opposition parties from Lahore to Gujranwala.
  • He also stated that, “Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa ended my government. He rigged 2018 elections and imposed incapable Imran Khan on the nation.”
  • He also commented against the Inter-Services Intelligence of being behind the fall of his government. Nawaz Sharif also pointed why these Constitution violators didn’t get any punishment.

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern wins second term in election.

  • She has claimed victory in the country’s general elections, with the word that she will tackle social inequality in this term.
  • Opposition leader, Judith Collins officially congratulated her on an outstanding result.
  • She had secured more than 80% of the votes counted. In her winning speech, she exclaimed that, “This is not an ordinary election and this has not been an ordinary time.”

First federal execution of a woman in U.S. in the whole seven decades.

  • The U.S. has scheduled the first federal execution of a woman in almost 70 years.
  • The last woman who was executed was Bonnie Heady, who was put in a gas chamber in Missouri in 1953.
  • The execution of ‘Montgomery’ and ‘Brandon Bernard’ will be the eighth and ninth, the federal government has carried out in 2020.

Thailand: Protests still continue to 4th day in Bangkok.

  • Thousands of protesters had gathered to call for an end to PM Prayut Chan-o-cha’s government.
  • Numerous people were controlled by police using water cannons to disperse them.
  • Bangkok had been under a state of emergency, prohibiting any gathering of five or more people as well as any action that could incite unrest.

Civilians hit as the Armenia Azerbaijan conflict rises.

  • A missile of Armenia had killed at least 13 civilians in Ganja, a city far from the front lines.
  • As reported by officials, at least 13 people have been killed and more than 40 have been injured after a missile crushed populated areas in Ganja.

France: Macron proclaims beheading of a teacher an “Islamic terrorist attack.”

  • Emanuel Macron, French President calls the attack on teacher in a north-western suburb of Paris an “Islamic terrorist attack.”
  • The President added by saying that, “They won’t win…we will act.”
  • The attacker wielded knife and was shot dead as officers were trying to arrest him. No personal details of the attacker have been released by the authorities.
  • Through a tweet, police have requested citizens to avoid the area. According to the reports, the victim was a history and geography teacher, and was talking in class about freedom of speech and expression in connection with Muhammad cartoons.


112 kg ganja found and seized from Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal

  • On Saturday, 112 kg of Ganja was seized from two places in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district and five persons have been detained.
  • The police found 106 kg of Ganja from a goods vehicle in Bhaktinagar in Siliguri city another six kg of the same was seized from New Jalpaiguri.
  • The police did not disclose the place and details of the vehicle that was carrying the contraband.

Adityanath launched campaign for security of women

  • On Saturday, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath claimed that culprits of crimes against women will be punished at a more fast level as now there will be a separate room for women complainants in 1,535 police stations across the state.
  • CM Yogi said this while launching “Mission Shakti” programme for women security in Uttar Pradesh. Young girls learnt self-defence techniques during the event.
  • UP government launched 6-month long women empowerment programme ‘Mission Shakti’ to spread awareness and tackle crime against women in the state. Governor Anandiben Patel launched the campaign in Lucknow while CM Yogi did the same in Balrampur.
  • Other Ministers and representatives will start the campaign in other districts. This campaign has two levels, Mission Shakti’ and ‘Operation Shakti. Mission Shakti will feature awareness campaigns related to women’s safety.
  • The CMO in a press release, said, “These programmes will be organised in all the 521 blocks, 59,000-gram panchayats, 630 urban local bodies and 1,535 police stations in the 75 districts of the state.
  • Women nodal officers appointed by the government in all the districts for the execution and monitoring of the campaign will try to create awareness about the helplines – 1090, 181, 1076, 108 and 102.”


15 people sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for ISIS Delhi conspiracy case

  • A special National Investigation Agency court has sentenced 15 people to rigorous imprisonment from 5-10 years and fine for their relation with the ISIS Delhi conspiracy case.
  • The sentence was given on Friday, by Parveen Singh, Special Judge for NIA, at Patiala House court. The fine amount ranges from Rs. 38,000-Rs 1.3 lakh.
  • NIA said that this case was a first-of-its-kind, in which a big terrorist conspiracy, which included online radicalisation, was created on cyberspace as the outcome of the declaration of the Islamic Caliphate by Abu-Baqar-Al-Bagdadi in 2014. Syria-based Yusuf Al Hindi alias Shafi Armar started slowly manipulating a number of Muslim youth and eventually pushed them towards violent Jihad.
  • NIA also said that after the detention of the ISIS terrorists, their activities were minimised. Their other associates were recognised and questioned to unearth their further plans. Several other ISIS sympathisers, who had gone to join the ISIS, were caught at different locations in the Middle East and were deported back to India.
  • The investigation conducted by the agency stopped the facilitation of the ISIS members in India as well as abroad

MP police finds new method to curb gun violence

  • Police in Bhind District of Madhya Pradesh have launched an initiative, under which bullets are being stamped with Quick Response (QR) codes to easily trace the shooter and to keep checks on the gun and keep a record of it.
  • District Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Singh in a press release, said, “Bhind has witnessed around 150 murders in the last five years with most of them being committed using illegal weapons.”
  • “Therefore, ahead of the by-elections, police have asked more than 22,000 firearms licensees in the district to come forth and get the casings of bullets printed with QR codes,” he further added.

Jharkhand to give lungi, dhoti, saree for Rs. 10 to families living below poverty line

  • On Friday, the Jharkhand government announced that it will give dhotis or lungis, and sarees to all families in the state living below poverty line, once in six months at Rs 10.
  • All the people of the state eligible for this, covered by the National Food Security Act and those families eligible through Antyodaya Anna Yojana will be given the clothes twice a year.


In the midst of strains with China, India cautions Amazon, Flipkart over nation of beginning standard

  • The Indian government has cautioned Amazon neighborhood unit and Walmart’s Flipkart that merchants on their foundation are not agreeing to a standard necessitating that an item’s nation of inception be indicated.
  • A push for exacting requirement of the standard has come in the midst of strains among India and China following a fringe clash which started in June, and is essential for India’s endeavours to eliminate Chinese-made imports.

US Budget hits $3.1 trillion in the midst of Covid-19 spending flood

  • The government spending deficiency hit a record-breaking high of $3.1 trillion in the 2020 spending year, more than twofold the past record, as the Covid pandemic shrank incomes and sent spending taking off.
  • The Trump organization detailed Friday that the deficiency for the spending year that finished on Sept. 30 was multiple times the size of a year ago’s deficiency of $984 billion. It was additionally $2 trillion higher than the organization had assessed in February, before the pandemic hit.

$421 million owing debtors: Donald Trump calls it ‘a nut,’ yet challenges lie ahead

  • President Donald Trump illustrated his budgetary condition during a broadcast city centre Thursday night, calling his countless dollars in the red coming due “a nut” and saying he had obtained it out of consideration for loan specialists anxious to exploit his monetary quality.
  • In truth, the advances, and the bizarre necessity he needed to acknowledge to get them, outline the money related difficulties he faces and the long-standing hesitance of banks to manage him.
  • Trump needed to buy and by ensure $421 million under water, an uncommon advance that moneylenders just expect of organizations that will be unable to reimburse. The dedication risks his advantages and could put his banks, should he be reappointed, in the situation of concluding whether to abandon a sitting president.

Franklin Templeton MF’s six shut plans create Rs 8,302 crore since conclusion

  • Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has said its six shut plans have gotten Rs 8,302 crore from developments, pre-instalments and coupon instalments since shutting down in April.
  • “The plans have gotten all out incomes of Rs as of October 15, 2020 from developments, pre-instalments and coupon instalments since April 24, 2020,” said Franklin Templeton MF in an announcement.

Dr Reddy’s gets DCGI’s endorsement to direct clinical preliminary for Sputnik V antibody in India

  • Dr Reddy’s has gotten the authorization from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to lead a versatile stage 2/3 human clinical preliminary for the Sputnik V antibody in India.
  • This is the immunization created by the Russia’s Institute and subsidized by Russian Development Investment Fund (RDIF). The multi-focus and randomized controlled investigation, which will incorporate wellbeing and immunogenicity study.


Umar Gul Retires

  • Pakistan pacer Umar Gul announces his retirement from cricket.
  • Gul expressed his retirement news on twitter, “With a very heavy heart & a lot of thinking, I have decided to bid farewell to all formats of cricket after this National T20 Cup.”
  • He’s currently playing on behalf of Balochistan team for the National T20 Cup which will end on Sunday.

RCB won against RR

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore wins against Rajasthan Royals.
  • Ab De Villiers has been given credit for the win by 7 wickets.
  • 22 ball 55 drives of Villiers was the reason behind the victory of RCB.
  • Virat Kohli’s reference of ‘Alien’ for Villiers seemed to prove right in this match.

Denmark Open Updates

  • Kidambi Srikanth is knocked off from the Denmark Open.
  • Srikanth lost match by 22-20, 13-21, and 16-21 against Chou Tien Chen.
  • Srikanth couldn’t qualify for semis and was knocked off in quarters.


For improving the internal security and defence of India, IIT has signed MoU with DRDO and CRPF.

  • It has been done to create the highly specialized technology.
  • Also so that students get interacted with the problems of the real world about the CRPF fields, data collection and the human interactions.

Great Indian Festival sale on Amazon and Big billion Day’s sale on Flipkart has begun.

  • From October 17 sale on Amazon and on Flipkart has been started as the festive season has been arrived.
  • Best smartphone deals.

COVID-19 virus is genetically stable: two-Pan India studies.

  • There is no such mutation in the virus as per study by ICMR and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT).
  • Three vaccines in India are developing and are at the advanced stage, one is at under phase II and another is at phase III.

Unprecedented peak of COVID-19 scaled in India.

  • Union of Health Ministry: Below 8 lakh active cases of COVID-19 after 1.5 month.
  • Cases continued to decline.
  • 1, 12,998 deaths from COVID-19 till now.

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