Supreme Court asked High Courts on implement of Draft rules of Criminal Practice
In a suo moto hearing The Apex Court inquired HCs regarding implementation.
The rules that are drafted by Amici Curiae were drafted in a way that they compliant with CrPC.
Next hearing will be after one month.
Drug is destroying lives of citizens mentioned HC
Punjab and Haryana High Court while hearing the pre-arrest bail plea of a drug peddler mentioned that these drug usage has increased in the State and it’s destroying the lives of people.
Court dismissed the plea.
Turkish lira sinks amid Erdogan fury with allies
The Turkish lira has hit a record low of 8.15 against the dollar amid investor anxiety about the Turkish economy, hit by coronavirus and friction with Nato allies
Thousands flee homes near LA as wildfires rage
More than 90,000 people fled their homes near Los Angeles as two fast-spreading and uncontained wildfires.
State officials have pointed to climate change as a significant cause of the wildfire surge.
Biden condemns ‘rushed’ Supreme Court appointment
Joe Biden hits out at the appointment of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the top US court.
The appointment will likely make the far-reaching decisions of the judicial body more conservative.
Huge Bangladesh rally calls for a boycott of French products
Tens of thousands of people have marched through the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, demanding a boycott of French goods.
This came after France’s tougher stance on radical Islam.
Coronavirus: Russia steps up restrictions as infections surge
Tighter restrictions to try to stem a surge in coronavirus cases have been brought.
Wearing face masks compulsory in all crowded places including public transport.
PM Narendra Modi said that age of scams in thousands of crores is behind us
PM Narendra Modi, in a seeming dig at the Congress-led UPA government, said that the period of corruption handling into thousands of crores is behind us.
He asked the agencies to work in synergy and also asked for orderly checks against corruption. He said corruption slows development. He was speaking at the inauguration of a conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption.
Legal reforms have been made to improvise the country’s vigilance system, said the PM, also adding that laws have been made on black money and benami property. He pointed that in the last few years, over 1,500 laws have been revoked and nullified and several legalities have been eased.
He marked that it is imperative for development that our administrative processes are transparent, responsible, accountable and answerable to the people of India.
People are now legally entitled to buy lands in J&K Omar Abdullah slams the government for the new land laws
National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah has criticised the Centre after its symbolic move of introducing the new Land Laws for Jammu & Kashmir. Opposing the move, Omar Abdullah said, “J&K’s new Land Laws sans democratic bearings; smacks of cheap politics, deceit.
He further called the newly introduced J&K Development Act, which has come into force right after it was introduced, as adverse to the interests of the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, Party vice-president said that the amendments to the land ownership law has put J&K up for sale.
He also said that the BJP remains unchallenged in the opportunistic politics and that the issuance of the amended land rules notification smacks of its low politics and deceit.
LG Manoj Sinha authorized more than 10,000 cases under B2V3 self-employment program
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved over 10,000 cases under the Back to Village-III (B2V3) and My Town-My Pride programmes in the UT.
All 15,309 applications were received for the programme out of which 10,828 have been approved and an amount of Rs. 100 cr. has been disbursed to 6,734 applicants identified under B2V3. Sinha said that the target was to cover at least two people from each panchayat who require financial assistance for self-employment.
The LG also gave a cheque of Rs. 250 crore to J&K Bank as disbursement of 5% Interest Subvention and coverage of re-structured accounts of 2014 and 2016 and called it a very significant milestone.
He further said that the committee made to suggest measures for improvising competitiveness of local industry has handed over its report and the government will soon be implementing its recommendations.
In Maharashtra 5,200 kg of worm-infested rice meant to be given to tribals, has been seized
Officials from the Maharashtra revenue and tribal welfare departments on Tuesday confiscated 5,200 kg of rotten rice meant for distribution to tribal households in Panvel Taluka in neighbouring Raigad district.
The tribal welfare department’s assistant project officer PP Solaskar told that the raid was operated in Wakdi village and the rice, meant for Katkari families, was worm-infested.
A probe has found the rice had been refused by the department but few people had re-polished the stock to circulate it again unscrupulously.
Noida Metro dedicates station to Trans community and will recruit staff from their community
The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has dedicated the Sector-50 Metro Station on the Aqua Line to the transgender community and has declared and issued to specifically recruit people from the Trans community. According to NMRC, this step has been inspired by the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019.
The station for the transgender community is on the lines of the pink stations that were installed in March 2020 and provided exclusive and appropriate facilities for women passengers. This is to be noted that the staff deployed at the pink stations also included only of women except security personnel.
NMRC will also be bringing about awareness about the Trans Community among its other commuters through its signage at its stations and announcements inside the trains and stations.
The NMRC staff will also be trained to communicate with the Trans community in a conscious, delicate and cordial manner.
It is also preparing to include members of the Trans community into its system by engaging the services of the community members in different aspects of the functioning of the NMRC system, like ticket counters and other areas through NMRC’s deployed contractors.
South Korea charges huge inheritance taxes, Samsung heirs owe $10bn in inheritance taxes after Chairperson’s death
The heirs of Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who died on Sunday, are facing about $10 billion in inheritance taxes.
Lee was South Korea’s richest man with an estimated fortune of $20.7 billion according to Bloomberg.
The country levies tax of as much as 60% on inherited shares for large shareholders and 50% on real estate and other assets.
Explainer: Amazon problem with Reliance and Future deal
Amazon is seeking to stop Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries from acquiring Future Group’s retail, logistics and other assets for $3.4 billion. Amazon said when it acquired a stake in Future Retail’s promoter Future Coupons last year, it had clauses barring the group from selling retail assets to entities including Reliance. The US Company accused Future Group of violating that agreement.
Ma set to become 11th richest man
Alibaba Group Co-founder Jack Ma is set to become the world’s 11th richest man with over $71 billion wealth with Ant Group’s $34.5 billion IPO, Bloomberg estimates.
Ma’s 8.8% stake in Alibaba Group subsidiary Ant Group is worth $27.4 billion based on the stock pricing.
Fintech Company Ant Group has announced to raise $34.5 billion in the world’s largest IPO.
Hero MotoCorp to sell Harley-Davidson bikes in India
Pawan Munjal-led Hero Motocorp has signed a distribution deal with Harley-Davidson which will allow it to sell the US Company’s bikes in India and service them.
As part of a licensing deal, Hero will also develop a range of motorcycles under the Harley-Davidson brand name.
Harley had said it will stop sales and shut its manufacturing plant in India.
South Africa Hosts 2020-2021 seasons.
Cricket South Africa will be hosting 2020-2021 international seasons.
The seasons will be against England, Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan.
Ajay Jayaram’s victory in SaarLorLux Open.
Ajay Jayram won a straight game against Belgium’s Maxime Moreels.
The men’s singles of SaarLorLux was won by Jayram from 21-8, 21-8.
Andrey Rublev defeats Norbert Gombos
At Erste Bank Open in Vienna Andrey beat Norbert by 6-3, 6-2.
The eighth ranked player starts his quest of fifth ATP rankings.
DEFENCE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE NEWS
India and U.S Signed BECA on Tuesday.
In Delhi after three 2+2 talks, Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement is signed by both the countries.
This agreement will allow the sharing of different technology related to military, satellite information and critical data between India and US.
Scientists confirmed that on sunny part of the moon, water exists.
Earlier there was no proof of the water on the moon but now spacecraft’s have searched the evidence of H2O on moon.
At the lunar poles there are ice water and at the sunlit places there were molecules of water, has been observed.
New driving license test technology known as HAMS (Harnessing Automobile for Safety
Maruti Suzuki in collaboration with Microsoft developed this technology.
Located at the Automated Driving Test Centre in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Using this technology, it will only take 10 minutes to ready the report.
COVID-19 vaccine, final phase trail of Covaxin.
The final phase trail of Covaxin is going to begin in Bhuvneshwar.
28,500 subjects is going to be covered in the trail.
It will be conducted on the people of 18+ age groups
It will cover ten states of India.
Till now total 43,913,121 cases of COVID-19 reported all around the world.
32,249,472 cases have been recovered.
1,166,465 people have been died due to COVID-19 worldwide.