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Australian Open: Simona Halep destroys Anett Kontaveit to reach semis 29.1.2020
The fourth seed powered into the semi-finals in 53 minutes with a 6-1, 6-1 destruction of the Estonian.
Cracking the whip: E-comm policy to deal with online counterfeits 29.1.2020 News-Economic Times
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is set to roll out a detailed plan of action for consumers and companies through which counterfeit products sold on e-marketplaces can be curbed. The new US strategy which is examined, looks to shift the liability for counterfeit goods from third parties to e-commerce platforms.
India awaits China nod for evacuation 29.1.2020 News-Economic Times
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said, “Our embassy is in contact with the Chinese government. We are trying to evacuate people, most of whom are students, from Wuhan city by sending a plane. Efforts are on. I can assure you that the government of India is working on it and very soon some solution will be found.”
Sword of Damocles: Fiscal Deficit and Sovereign Rating 29.1.2020 News-Economic Times
India's fiscal deficit is at the centre of debate after many years of calm. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has little room to manoeuvre. More than printed numbers, it is the details that will matter with doubts over budget numbers.
Cyber expert claims 3,000 government email details leaked on deep web 29.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Supreme Court nod for cheetah’s return to India’s wild 29.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
For a decade, the National Tiger Conservation Authority has been knocking on the Supreme Court’s door for introduction of cheetah into the sanctuary, saying this was an ideal habitat for the animals to be brought from Namibia. Now the SC has finally given its nod to cheetah’s introduction “on an experimental basis”.
Sharjeel Imam held in Bihar, set to be brought back 29.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Sharjeel Imam was detained and produced before a Bihar court for a transit remand to be brought back to Delhi. He however, tweeted before the arrest that he had willingly surrendered to the cops at 3 pm. He will be probed for his possible role in stoking violence at Delhi Gate, Jamia Millia and Seelampur
Women too should get command posts in Army, says Supreme Court 29.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Supreme Court said suitability and competence should be the criteria in deciding command appointments within the Army and there should not be any gender discrimination. The court asked why women are considered only for staff appointments and not command posts.
SC grants bail to 14 convicts serving life terms for Gujarat riots 29.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The SC granted bail to 14 persons convicted for their role in killing of 23 people in Ode (in Gujarat’s Anand district) during the 2002 post-Godhra riots. The bench asked the state legal services authority to supervise their activities and report to the court about compliance of its order and their conduct.
SC fixes 10-day hearing for women’s entry into religious places 29.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
CJI Bobde said that the 9-judge constitution bench will hear and complete arguments in 10 days on the controversy over women’s entry into Sabarimala temple, mosques and Parsi agiyaris. The CJI asked the SG to hand over questions framed by lawyers for various parties and said, “We will frame the common questions of law.”
Supreme Court puts cheetah on the fast track to re-enter India 29.1.2020 Livemint - News
Asiatic cheetahs were hunted close to extinction during the British colonial era before disappearing in the 1950s.Conservationists have been divided on the introduction of the foreign species into India
Doctrines set down by top court will age well with time and frequent use 29.1.2020 Livemint - News
The judgement insists on constant administrative review to justify the extension of such internet bans and requires the executive to render its reasons for continuance of the ban into writing, and to reveal it in the public sphere
Supreme court does a balancing act with ruling on internet shutdown 29.1.2020 Livemint - News
In its judgement, SC hasn’t transgressed the powers of the Centre and has tried to balance the need for security with the rights of people
The road to dominance 28.1.2020 Frontline - Home
Reliance’s success in areas such as telecommunications and retail is the result of aggressive investment and predatory pricing, facilitated by capital accumulated in its traditional business and from massive borrowing and through government policies favouring its interests.
Debris of democracy 28.1.2020 Frontline - Home
The overarching impression gained from a march from Jammu to Srinagar is that the people are hit hard by anguish, a sense of betrayal, uncertainty, loss of rights, financial distress and lack of accountability on the part of the authorities.
Smoke and mirrors 28.1.2020 Frontline - Home
The arrest of DSP Davinder Singh, who was travelling with militants, reawakens questions on his possible link with the 2001 Parliament House attack case.
Afzal Guru & Davinder Singh: The missing link 28.1.2020 Frontline - Home
The question of why and how Davinder Singh escaped the radar when Afzal Guru, the convict in the Parliament House attack case, mentioned him as the person who made him accept the crime under duress remains unanswered.
Davinder Singh arrest: The plot thickens 28.1.2020 Frontline - Home
The dramatic arrest of Davinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent in the Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with Islamist militants raises new questions about the murky relation between state actors and terrorism.
Encounters with reality 28.1.2020 Frontline - Home
The news of Davinder Singh’s arrest brings a strange hope, of closure of wounds, for the besieged eight million people of Kashmir whose memories are alive with the past injustices of the Macchil, Chattisinghpora, Pathribal and Barakpora massacres.
Govt may announce Ram temple trust in a week 28.1.2020 Hindustan Times - india
The announcement of the trust’s constitution, as well as the offer of a five-acre plot for the mosque, will be made soon after the Union Cabinet’s approval.
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