Prolawctor Daily News Update | 20 October 2020

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Legal news

Puja organiser will be responsible for how they will utilize Funds.

  • On 2nd October State Government of West Bengal issued a notification mentioning to exceed the limit of the grant given to Durga Puja Organiser.
  • Petition was filed against this action of Government that on which grounds Government has issued this much of amount of grant to the organizers.
  • Court mentioned while hearing the petition that authorities may use the money but they have to look after that money is being used for the right purpose and should benefit the public.

Claims under Matrimonial and Accident cases to be heard on E-Lok Adalat.

  • From November 1 E – Lok Adalat will held by DLSA.
  • During the time period of COVID-19 situation number of Domestic violence cases have increased.
  • People who are unable to connect through E – Lok Adalat will get help from Para – Legal Volunteers.

Amazon and Flipkart to clear out the issue of Origin of Country.

  • Government has strictly warned Amazon’s and Flipkart’s local units to follow the rule of specifically mentioning the source country of the product.
  • 15 days have been given to both the sites to explain the Flaws on their part to the Govt.

Plea regarding Privatisation of Airport of Thiruvananthapuram has been dismissed.

  • Kerala HC dismissed the petition filed by Government of State that was against Union Government’s action of privatising Airport of Thiruvananthapuram.
  • During the biding State Government also participated in it but lost to Central Government.



Circumstances remain grim in north Karnataka, more than 35000 people evacuated.

  • The flood situation in North Karnataka is still very bad, and remains grim with the Bhima River continuing to flow above the danger mark. Many villages are still submerged in Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Yadgir and Raichur districts of North Karnataka and over 35,000 people have been evacuated.
  • The river, which is a tributary of the Krishna, has wreaked catastrophe and disruption in Kalaburagi, Vijayapura,Yadgir and Raichur, which are experiencing continuously heavy rain.
  • The Army and the disaster response force personnel are committed in evacuating people from the flood hit areas, according to sources.

Rs 10,000 fine will be imposed on Rajasthan if religious or political gathering crosses 100 people.

  • Rs 10,000 compensation will be imposed if social gathering crosses more than 100 people, apart from registration of a case, according to a notification issued by the Rajasthan government.
  • The compensation will also be taken if social distancing is not maintained, face mask not being worn or not worn properly by the participants, if arrangements of screening and sanitization not made or number of participants are more than 100, the notification said.
  • The state government has directed all the executive magistrates, chief executive officers of the Zila Parishad and Block Development Officers (BDOs) to act against those who do not follow the guidelines of the Epidemic Act.

Crowd-sourced mobile app to flag Goa’s potholes, road hazards

  • People of Goa will now be able to check the roads and identify pothole-ridden stretches through a mobile application. PinIt, a citizens’ initiative, aimed to identify and share data or info regarding potholes and other traffic hazards by asking road users to ‘pin’ them.
  • Jill Ferguson, a campaign member, said, “PinIt allows users to crowd-source data on issues in their neighborhood and engage with residents from across villages in Goa. From pothole-ridden roads to garbage black spots, village panchayats, departments, individuals and organisations can access the data for strategic planning.”
  • Individuals and locals can also install the data from the app and present it before their local bodies, in order to seek an action.

Pakistan invites Sikhs from India for attending Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary on Nov 27

  • On Monday, an official said, Pakistan has invited Indian Sikhs to attend the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
  • Every year, a big number of Sikh pilgrims from India and other parts of the world gather at Gurdwara Janamasthan Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak, in Pakistan’s Punjab province to mark his birth anniversary.
  • Because of Covid-19 pandemic, Sikhs from other countries will be allowed to stay in the country only for a limited period of time, with no further extensions.

UP police will bring Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab jail in armoured vehicle

  • Senior officials of police, said that BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari who has been sent to different jails in Punjab for nearly 22 months will be brought back to Uttar Pradesh by a 50-member police team that will be sent on Tuesday.
  • A police official in regard to the development said the police want to present Ansari in a MP/MLA court on October 21 in a case pending against him.
  • The officials said that Ansari is accused for more than dozen fresh cases filed against him in the past six months.
  • In the past few months, the authorities have detained property worth ₹68 crore from Ansari’s aides and freed illegal possession on properties. Also the officials put an end to the gang’s annual earning of ₹45 crore, while as many as 96 gang members were detained and some others were killed in encounters.


Husband of Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former PM Nawaz Sharif, has been arrested in Karachi.

  • Maryam Nawaz tweeted that her husband Captain Safdar Awan has been arrested by Karachi police.
  • She stated that Karachi Police slammed the door of the hotel room where she was staying along with her husband and arrested him.
  • Safdar was arrested after she had participated in mass protests by opposition parties against PM Imran Khan.

Saudi Arabia: World’s largest coffee painting has been made there.

  • A woman in Saudi make a Guinness Record by making world’s largest coffee painting.
  • She used expired coffee to illustrate renowned leaders from the kingdom for the 220 square metre (around 2,370 square feet) piece.
  •  She stated that, “It took me 45 days of continuous work to complete, under the watchful eyes of two witnesses, video recording and drone footage.”

New Zealand appoints former African refugee as MP.

  • Ibrahim Omer has been chosen as the first African refugee to become MP in the last 50 years or so.
  • PM Jacinda Ardern’s party has won enough seats to allow Ibrahim to be in the parliament.
  • He had said during campaigns that he wanted to “fight for people in the positions he has been in to have better opportunities for a decent life.”

From UAE to Israel, first commercial flight has taken off.

  • The flight was ‘Etihad Airways Flight No. 9607’ which landed at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International airport.
  • This flight is like further cementing a normalization level between the two countries.
  • Etihad proclaimed that it has planned regular passenger flights between the countries in the future and was launching a dedicated Hebrew website.

Thailand: Police has ordered media probes over coverage of protests.

  • Thai police ordered an investigation of four news outlets under emergency measures imposed last week.
  • As they say, this has been done to try to stop three months of protests against the government and monarchy.
  • This proclamation prompted anger among media groups and the government has been accused of an attack on press freedom.

US has been railed by China after Sanctions Threat as Iran Arms Embargo ends.

  • China has accused the US of “peddling arms” and “interfering” in other countries after Washington threatened sanctions against any nation taking advantage of the end of a UN ban to sell weapons to Iran.
  • Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that, “It is the US that peddles arms and ammunition everywhere, uses military trade to serve geopolitical interests, and even openly interferes in the internal affairs of other countries.”


NCLT endorses JSW Steel’s goal plan for Asian Colour Coated Ispat Ltd

  • The Delhi Bench of National Company Law Tribunal on Monday affirmed the goal plan presented by JSW Steel to get the bankrupt steel organization, Asian Colour Coated Ispat Ltd (ACCIL) for Rs 1,550 crore.
  • JSW Steel Coated Products, a completely claimed auxiliary of JSW Steel to procure Asian Colour Coated with certain adjustment in the goal plan affirmed by the loan specialists, said JSW Steel. Nonetheless, composed request is anticipated.

L&T scheduled to sack Rs 24,958 crore request for slug train venture

  • Larsen and Toubro is near sacking its biggest request ever as it has risen the most reduced bidder to build a critical aspect of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai projectile train venture, beating two others in the race with an offer of Rs 24,958 crore.
  • On Monday, the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHRCL) opened the monetary offers for the delicate to plan and develop the 237 km-mainline, of the 508 km long Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail passage. L&T beat two consortia- – Tata Projects – J Kumar Infra projects – NCC, and Afcons Infrastructure – Ircon International NSE 1.62 % – JMC Projects India.

Vineet Nayyar leaves IL&FS load up on clinical grounds

  • The leading body of IL&FS Group on Monday declared the renunciation of Vineet Nayyar as the Executive Vice Chairman. Nayyar, has mentioned the board to soothe him of his obligations as Executive Vice Chairman of IL&FS with impact from October 31, 2020, on grounds of uninterested wellbeing, the organization said in an announcement.
  • Meanwhile, C S Rajan, MD, IL&FS, has been approached to release Nayyar’s obligations and, in discussion with senior administration, set up an updated hierarchical structure.

No more expansion of BPCL privatization offer cut off time

  • BPCL privatization offer cut off time won’t be reached out for the fifth time, as the administration’s vital disinvestment program that was hit by the pandemic is in the groove again, DIPAM Secretary said Monday.
  • The legislature had on four events broadened the date of placing in the primer articulation of enthusiasm for purchasing out the larger part stake in Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL). The current cut off time is November 16.

India says Australia will join likewise its yearly maritime activities with US and Japan

  • India on Monday declared that Australia will join the forthcoming Malabar practice which viably implies that all the four part nations of the ‘Quad’ or Quadrilateral alliance will be taking an interest in the uber drill.
  • The US and Japan are different nations that take an interest in the yearly exercise, which is probably going to occur one month from now in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.

Defence, science, technology and medicine news

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) deal of India and USA.

  • Deal of India with the United States for closer defence ties will sign at the end of this month.
  • After the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement and the Communications Compatibility and Security agreement of India with USA, BECA is going to be the third Agreement for geospatial cooperation.

4G network on moon, plan by NASA and Nokia.

  • NASA along with Nokia is planning to setup wireless network on the moon which is going to be 4G/LTE technologies and later on 5G.
  • Around $14.1 million for the whole project is being estimated.

Fujifilm 102-megapixel sensor camera.

  • New Fujifilm GFX camera is the upgrade version of GFX100 camera.
  • May arrive at the mid of 2021.
  • New Fujifilm GFX camera has the 102- megapixel sensor.

Pandemic in India be in control by the next year; studies shows.

  • If people will not leave wearing masks, using sanitizers and practice of isolation, the pandemic may will be in control in February 2021, latest studies of the committee.
  • The graph of COVID-19 is dependent on the people’s activities itself.
  • The total number of cases can lead to 1.06 crore people in India.

COVID-19 update:

  • Cases on 19th October reported are 55,722.
  • Total active cases are 7,72,055
  • Total number deaths till now are 1, 14,610.
  • Cases reported till now are 75, 50,273.



  • KKR won the super over against SRH.
  • KXIP won the super over against MI.
  • DC stands at the top of the table.

PCB sets January deadline for India visa issue to ICC for next year’s World T20.

  • PCB CEO Wasim Khan confirmed that there is no chance of an Indo-Pak bilateral series in the foreseeable future.
  • The Pakistan Cricket Board wants the ICC to assure visas for its players and officials when India hosts the T20 World Cup in October next year, by January 2021.

UEFA championships League to start in a condensed manner under COVID’s shadow

  • The 32 team contest will start one month later than usual.
  • The group stage will finish as usual in early December.
  • Now this is a 50 day tournament.

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