While granting bail to student activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday made some sharp observations on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, its interpretation by the government and the Delhi Police’s decision to file the case under the stringent law.
Wildfires are raging in southern Turkey near the mediterranean coast and at least 3 people have reportedly died so far. Over 50 are hospitalised due to smoke inhalation as houses were burnt down by the fast spreading fires.
#Turkey #Wildfires #Antalya
Former India team captain MS Dhoni has been spotted with a new hairstyle and he has divided the opinions of his fans. While some find it cute, others feel he could have avoided the hairstyle. Taking to his official social media handle, Aalim Hakim, the celebrated stylist shared some photos of the Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni.
#MSDhoni #Dhoni #DhoniNewLook
Pakistan badminton player Mahoor Shahzad is in the dock for her racist comment against the Pathan community. She later had to apologise for her words. Watch the video to know what happened.
#Pakistan #Pathan #Racism
The straight-game win sees Sindhu reach the semi-final of the Tokyo Olympics and inch closer to a second Olympic medal. PV Sindhu will face either World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan of World No. 6 Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in the semi-final.
#PVSindhu #TokyoOlympics #AkaneYamaguchi
The Delhi administration today sounded a flood alert and expedited efforts to evacuate people living in the Yamuna flood plains, as the river in the capital breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres amid heavy rains in the upper catchment areas.
#YamunaRiver #YamunaNearsDangerMark #Floods
Today, Twitter appointed Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer for India. The appointment was announced on the official website of Twitter. The company has also published its compliance report for the period of May 26, 2021, to June 25, 2021.
For previous updates on the Twitter issue with new IT rules, watch:
Twitter informs Delhi HC that it will take 8 more weeks to appoint an RGO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyRrYQDmJt4
Twitter yet to comply with new IT rules; Delhi HC says govt can take action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O6qzipiXDc
Twitter receives final notice from MeitY to comply with new IT rules: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyyFBx1h9r8&t=3s
Social media platforms under scrutiny for not yet complying with Intermediary Rules: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0_QcAGkpCQ&t=1s
#Twitter #VinayPrakash #ITRules
The Indian Space Research Organisation is getting back into launch activity at Sriharikota spaceport; Today in the afternoon, three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir; WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan has said that the organisation is likely to take a decision on EUL of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin within four to six weeks; The centre has informed the Delhi High Court that it has asked all states and Union territories to ensure strict compliance with the national directives for Covid management.
#ISRO #J&K #Covaxin
The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to take action on the Unifrom Civil Code so that youth belonging to different communities, tribes, castes or religions who solemnise their marriage “ought not be forced to struggle with issues” arising due to conflicts in various personal laws.
#UniformCivilCode #DelhiHC #UCC
Seven European Union countries - Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland and Spain - and Switzerland have cleared the Serum Institute of India's Covishield amid travel pass row, sources have said; Elections every few years to change the ruler need not be a guarantee against tyranny of those elected, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said at a function; A National Investigation Agency court Thursday discharged Assam MLA Akhil Gogoi in the only pending UAPA and sedition case against him. All this and more news at 2 PM.
#Covishield #VaccinePass #JusticeRamana
Today, the Delhi High Court has granted bail to Asif Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal, and Devangana Kalita. The three were arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act during the North East Delhi riots.
#UAPA #NEDelhiRiots #BailGranted
The assembly of Aam Aadmi Party-ruled Delhi has passed a resolution against the appointment of former CBI officer Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner. The resolution has sought a reversal of the appointment from the Union Home Ministry, which controls the Delhi Police. Asthana got the appointment on Tuesday, just three days before he was to retire.
#AAP #RakeshAsthana #DelhiPoliceChief
Rakesh Asthana, a former officer of the Central Bureau of Investigation, was appointed Delhi Police Commissioner on Tuesday. This development came just 3 days before his retirement.
#RakeshAsthana #DelhiPolice #TopCop
Today, Delhi reported 53 Covid-19 cases which is the lowest since April 15 of last year; Today, a Special Task Force of Kolkata Police arrested three Bangladeshi nationals suspected to be operatives of..