Prolawctor Daily News Update | 7 November 2020

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Lalu’s bail hearing deferred to November 27

  • This is the first election in the last 40 years in Bihar that Lalu Prasad Yadav was missing from the election campaign.
  • The hearing of bail plea of former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav in Dumka treasury case has deferred by Jharkhand high court.

All liquor shops, bars must have CCTV cameras: Uttarakhand HC directs government

  • The State government Is directed to make sure the installation of CCTV cameras with IP addresses at all liquor shops, Bars within a month.
  • Lawyer DK Joshi, who filed PIL in 2018 seeking directions for a need to discourage liquor consumption, said the court ordered the CCTV cameras installation at liquor shops and bars to make sure alcohol isn’t sold to people under 21.

HC sets aside MLA’s election for non-disclosure of information in poll affidavit

  • Y Surchandra Singh, the MLA of Kakching seat, declared null and void by Manipur high court as he didn’t disclose particulars of his assets and liabilities in poll affidavit in 2014 properly.
  • The result of election was declared void under section 100(1)(d)(I) of the RP Act.
  • As a result, BJP candidate who secured the second highest vote, elected as the new MLA.

Notice issued to Maharashtra House secretary for “browbeating” Arnab

  • “How dare he (secretary) do this? Who is this official? How can he threaten a person from coming to this court? ”,says CJI.
  • SC issued a notice against Maharashtra Legislative Assembly secretary for intimidating Arnab Goswami, who is the editor-in-chief of Republic TV.
  • A bench led by chief Justice of India S.A Bobde asked the secretary to show-cause why he should not be punished for contempt for “threatening” Mr. Goswami with a “ penalty” just because the journalist had approached the Apex court in connection with a privilege motion.


Vienna Attack: Homes of 4 people searched by German Police as it suspects ties with attacker

  • Fire was opened by the attacker on bystanders and bars, killing 4 people.
  • Homes and businesses in towns of Germany are being searched by the police.
  • House of 4 suspects were searched on belief of having links with the attacker.

Israel looks forward to improving India’s manufacturing capabilities

  • Israel ‘s Ambassador said that the country is interested in strengthening ties with north-eastern states, sharing technology for enhancing manufacturing capabilities and sharing knowledge to develop human resources. 
  • During his two-day visit to Tripura, the ambassador met Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Carrie Lam praised for maintaining stability in Hong Kong by top Chinese official

  • As order is resorted and economy is revived in the semi-autonomous territory by Carrie Lim, she receives credit for the same.
  • Last year, protestors wracked Hong Kong. They demanded fully democratic elections and also opposed expanding influence of China in city affairs. 
  • Protests started reducing as China enacted national security law for Hong Kong and also due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Suu Kyi’s party expected victory for second term in Myanmar elections

  • Winning second term in Myanmar polls is expected by Suu Kyi’s party. 
  • As virus cases surge, the voting is likely to suffer.
  • Just five years ago, citizens of Myanmar helped in installing democracy in the country.
  • As Suu Ki’s win is expected, critics feel she has failed to embrace democratic principle through her administration.

Facebook removed pro Trump group

  • Facebook said it had taken down a rapidly growing group where some supporters of US. President Donald Trump posted violent rhetoric and baseless claims that Democrats were stealing the election.
  • Social media companies have been signalling less patience for election related disinformation and calls for violence.

Tigray crisis : Unrest in Ethiopia

  • Ethiopia’s federal army is sending more troops to Tigray, the country’s northernmost state, says Gen Berhanu Jula, deputy army chief of staff, saying they were being mobilised from across the country.
  • That’s to provide support for the Northern Command, which is based in Tigray and whose base was captured by the TPLF.
  • Prime Minister Abiy insisted in two tweets that this operation would be “limited” and was a last resort after trying “patiently” to resolve differences peacefully for several months.

Afghan receives military aid from US

  • The statement said that the Afghan forces have received 1,383 Humvees, 55 Mobile Strike Force vehicles, 10 helicopters and 4 A-29 aircraft from the US so far.
  • In the statement, Deputy Defence Minister Shah Mahmoud Miakhil was quoted as saying that said the military equipment and the vehicles, received on Thursday, will be used to ensure the safety of the people.
  • According to Mikhail, 215 of the Humvees were received in Kabul and 214 others were handed to the Ministry of Defence in Kandahar.

First Trans gender school in Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh’s first religious school for transgender people has opened in Dhaka.
  • More than 150 students will study Islamic and vocational subjects free of charge at the privately-funded seminary, or madrassa, in the capital.
  • Many in the transgender community identify as a third gender which is now officially recognised in the country.
  • The government says Bangladesh has about 10,000 hijras, as transgender people are known in South Asia. Other estimates put the number at more than 50,000.

Hong Kong’s snitch hotline gets more than 10,000 calls within an hour

  • Hong Kong’s new hotline to report breaches of the controversial national security law has received more than 1,000 calls within hours of going live.
  • Residents can anonymously send in images, audio and videos if they suspect someone has violated the law.
  • The law, introduced earlier this year, criminalises secession, subversion and collusion with foreign forces.


Travancore Devaswom Board is all set to appoint a ST Priest for a first time in Kerala

  • TDB which manages over 1200 shrines appoints a ST Priest in Kerala.
  • Lower casts people are appointed as through Special Recruitment for a Priest post.
  • TDB decided to appoint 19 lower cast people, including 18 belonging to S.C & one from S.T

India-Italy to sign MOU’s & Agreements in Digital Summit

  • Dozen agreements & MOU’s overlaying areas similar to commerce, funding, infrastructure to be signed on the digital summit.
  • Pm Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte is all set to maintain a Digital Summit on Friday.
  • About 600 Italian companies are active in India.
  • Italy has historically been supportive in direction of India at multilateral boards.

“Permission granted by lord Murugan for vetrivel Yatra”, says BJP President of Tamil Nadu

  • The month-long yatra starting from L.Murugan’s residence & would conclude at Tiruchendur on December 6.
  • L Murugan told, “I want to offer Prayers to Lord Murugan & it is my basic Right”.
  • The Tamil Nadu Government denied the permission for Yatra in view of covid-19 pandemic.
  • But BJPians commence & persist the Yatra as per the schedule.

Resume Train Services : Piyush Goyal emphasize Punjab Government

  • Piyush Goyal requested the Government to clear blockages & resume the services for the welfare of the public & farmers.
  • Railway Ministry persistently lose revenue due to the tracks blockages in Punjab.
  • Punjab farmers have been observing (Rail Roko) protest against the new farm laws passed by Central Government.
  • “Central Government is behaving like a step-mother”, Punjab CM said.

Terrorist quelled in J&K’s Pampore encounter

  • An identified terrorist was killed in South Kashmir’s Pampore area.
  • On Thursday night, terrorist fired in which 2 Civilians got injured.
  • One of the injured civilian shifted to hospital, where he was declared brain brought dead and another is being treated at Hospital.
  • Cases have been registered under relevant sections.

Deportation of 8 Foreigners discharged of all charges by court– Tablighi Jamaat

  • On Friday, Delhi Court in view of Tablighi Jamaat pandemic violation had allowed discharge of eight foreigners though some certain conditions are imposed on them.
  • The court ordered Investigating Officer (IO) to ease out LOC against them and had directed them to respond to IO when notified.
  • The court had further ordered them to deposit amount of Rs 30,000 as a surety and to give details of their name, address, e-mail address, etc. before leaving the country.

No void in existing legal framework regulating TV news content – Union Government

  • Union Government responded to the Bombay High Court that there was no void in the current legal framework for regulation of the content broadcast by the electronic media.
  • The said submission has been made in response to the PILs calling for moderation on media coverage on death of Sushant Singh Rajput.
  • The court said that there already exists adequate statutory as well as self-regulatory mechanism for the media to follow in case of printing and broadcasting of any news.

M M Kutty to be Chairperson of Air Quality Commission

  • On Thursday, Former Chief Secretary of Delhi M M Kutty was appointed as the Chairperson of the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas as made public by the notification in the gazette from the Environment Ministry.
  • The said commission has been constituted in place of a 22 year old Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority which had up until now looked into the matter of air pollution.

After 10 years Kerala set to receive funds for literacy drive by the Centre

  • Kerala is set ready to receive funds by the centre after 10 years for its literacy programmes as  part of “Padhna Likhna Abhiyan”
  • The main aim of the campaign is to achieve complete literacy in the country by 2020. Under this mission women, schedule caste and tribe people and coastal people are to be given priority on account of which there lays thrust on districts with low literacy rate.

Northeast Monsoon intensifies, Tamil Nadu prepared to keep away form 2015 – flood like situations

  • As Northeast monsoon intensifies, Tamil Nadu has prepared itself to avoid flood like situation as rainfall is expected in the coastal and south Tamil Nadu form November to mid-December.
  • They have created a 24*7 control room to take complaints from the public and emergency numbers have been released.
  • As many as 570 motor pumps are placed in low lying areas to drain water and 176 relief camps is made ready which includes 44 medical teams.


Amazon Web Services to set up Data Centres:

  • K.T   Rama Rao, Minister of Telangana said, “It is the largest Foreign Direct Investment in the history of the state”.
  • The cloud platform   named as AWS which is offered by Amazon, is investing to set up an AWS Region with three Availability Zones which is now available.
  • AZs consist of multiple data centres in separate distinct locations within a single region that are engineered to be operationally independent of one another with independent power, cooling, physical security and connections via a low-latency network respectively.
  • This segment is composed for stronger growth in the coming years, driven by data localisation requirements in various sectors including financial services as it is competing with worldwide famous software like Microsoft and Google in the data infrastructure space with utter perfection.

Bentley to stop making Petrol cars  by the year 2030:

  • Bentley, the luxury carmaker, will stop making fossil fuel cars by 2030 and aims to be completely carbon neutral at the same time, in one of the most ambitious plans of any UK car manufacturer in the transition towards electric vehicles.
  • It will also put an end in building cars with traditional internal combustion engines within six years, instead making hybrids and then its first battery electric cars in 2025 respectively.
  • Estimation done says by the year of 2030 it will sell only pure battery electric vehicles, with zero-carbon exhaust emissions.
  • The rapid transition will mean that a company renowned  for large amount of cylinder petrol engines with large carbon dioxide emissions to match aiming to become the leading champions of environment nurturers by avoiding of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.

Tata Group eyes support in online pharmacy:

  •  The Tata Group has an idea to make is in talks to purchase a majority stake in Indian pharmacy, drawn in by the fast development of e-pharmacies in India due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
  • If the transaction goes by way of, it may considerably alter the face of India’s fast going e- pharmacy sector, with two of the nation’s largest enterprise homes battling for a bit of the motion.
  • India has unveiled draft guidelines for the sale of pharmaceuticals in the nation, which if handed into legislation would require all e-pharmacies to be registered, together with setting some requirements on the security of affected person knowledge in accordance with the Information Technology Act. Anyhow, the sale of tranquillisers, psychotropic medication, narcotics and habit-forming medication have been prohibited by way of e-pharmacies, as per the draft coverage.

ET Prime Women Leadership Awards:

  • Urvi   Aradhya, Chief HR officer, K Raheja Corp was awarded ‘HR Leader of the Year’ at the ET   Prime Women Leadership Awards 2020.
  • Hailing the virtues of leadership and success, ETPWLA is here to set a benchmark of success for women in business and inspire a million others to come forward and work hardly to achieve success.
  • The awards recognise women leaders who have helped create a new and lasting template for the leadership.

Kirloskar’s Control to use the Trademark:

  • Bengaluru-based Vijay Kirloskar sues his Pune nephews for al allowing seven entities they control to use the trademarks ‘‘Kirloskar’ and ‘Kirloskar Enriching Lives’.
  • The suit alleges that the seven entities have been using the trademarks, trade name and/or service marks without being members.
  • They had stated that the main source of income for KPL was As for the seventh entity, Kirloskar Foundation, they had public trust was using ‘Kirloskar’ without any agreement with KPL as it was incorporated way before KPL came into existence respectively.


 80 teams, 32 non-league clubs and no replays: FA cup officials

  • Skelmersdale united the lowest 9th tier team to play in FA cup 2020
  • The draw for the second round takes place on Monday
  • Thirty two non-league clubs have officially joined 1st stage of league one and league two
  • Although some supporter were given the permission to attend some fixtures but fans won’t be allowed to watch any games of the first round
  • Losing teams to get some share of money : FA cup board
  • The FA cup matches will be shown live on BBC live

Ryan Sessegnon acknowledge Hoffenheim lads for assistance against racism

  • Hoffenheim player pulled up their fists after they won 5-0 over Liberec in Europa league
  • Sessegnon brought to the notice of the people regrading messages received by him on social media
  • The 20 year old said “he is not even surprised any more” after facing racism
  • Man city winger Raheem sterling said “proper action to be taken against the abusers”
  • A study shows 43% of Premier league players suffer from racial abuse

Facebook washed of ISSF page, shooting body calls for help from fraternity

  • The ISSF suffered from an unusual problem where Facebook deleted their official global body page without any notice
  • Shooters from all across the world rely on Facebook for updates from the sport’s governing body
  • The ISSF has decided to come together and big to get Facebook reverse its decision
  • Facebook deleted this page because Facebook has stringent policy on firearms as per their regulations
  • “An unpleasant situation has arrived today” said ISSF chief

Gyanendro Ningoman elected as unopposed Hockey India President

  • In the 10th Hockey India Congress elections in Delhi Gyanendra Ningoman was selected as the new Hockey President for India board
  • Ningoman becomes first president from North east region to spread Hockey India
  • On the other hand Mushtaque Ahmed elected as a vice president of the India Hockey board
  • After the green signal from ministry of affairs Hockey has commenced from September after proper precautions during this pandemic

Mourinho backs Spurs legend “Harry Kane” to break goals record

  • It’s just a matter of time before Kane breaks Jimmy greaves all-time record of 266 goals for Tottenham
  • The 27 year old touched his double century in just his 300th appearance for spurs in a 3-1 win against Ludogorets in Europa league
  • Greaves and Bobby smith are the only 2 forwards to score more goals than anyone for spurs
  • “The numbers make him a club legend, with what he is achieving in the premier league and all competitions” said Mourinho
  • It’s a great feeling when you score 200 goals for a single club,” said Harry Kane


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