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Daily Archives: 12th November 2019

Shiv Sena moves SC against Governor’s decision

The apex court registry is yet to get a nod from the CJI on listing the matter.

Maharashtra Governor recommends President’s rule

Koshyari submitted a report to President Ram Nath Kovind stating that he was satisfied that Maharashtra government cannot be carried on in accordance with the Constitution.

High pollution causing eye problems in Delhi

According to Ikeda Lal, an ophthalmologist at the Delhi Eye Centre and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, pollutants and dust in the air is one of the major reasons for causing eye allergy and other related problems.

Nabaneeta Deb Sen: Wit, brilliance, guts shaped literary oeuvre

Born in Kolkata (then Calcutta) on January 13, 1938, to the poet-couple Narendra Dev and Radharani Devi, Dev Sen delightfully listened to her mother reading out to her poems from Rabindranath Tagore's immortal composition for children "Sishu" (child).

DoT asks BSNL to take steps on ITS officers’ salaries

DoT in a letter to the Chairman and Managing Director, BSNL has taken note of the complaints and told BSNL that the delay in disbursement of salaries and non-payment of allowances to the ITS officers working in BSNL is a violation of terms and conditions of deployment of ITS officers and is creating a disparity between the ITS officers working in BSNL and DoT.

Ghani confirms release of Haqqani Network prisoners

Ghani named the prisoners as Anas Haqqani, Haji Mali Khan and Hafiz Rashid, Xinhua news agency.

Delhi court issues bailable warrant against Shashi Tharoor over scorpion remark on Modi

The order was pronounced on Monday by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Kashyap as the main judge hearing the case was absent. The order copy was made available on Tuesday.

Bolivia’s Morales flies to Mexico to seek asylum

"Evo Morales is already on the Mexican government plane sent to ensure his safe transfer to our country," Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard tweeted at about 7.45 p.m. on Monday.

Sonia speaks to Sharad Pawar, sends top leaders to Mumbai

Congress General Secretary K.C. Venugopal took to Twitter saying: "Congress President Sonia Gandhi spoke to Sharad Pawar today morning and deputed Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and myself for holding further discussions with Pawar."

Train accident in Bangladesh kills 16, injures 58

The accident occurred at around 3 a.m. when a train bound for Dhaka was travelling on the same railway track as another going to the port city of Chittagong, about 100 km from Dhaka, Police Chief Anisur Rahman told Efe news.

NCP meets to discuss govt formation in Maharashtra

Prior to the meeting, Ajit Pawar indicated that if the NCP managed to get the magic figure of 145 in the 288-member Assembly, it could form the government, but cautioned: "Have patience".

Rohingyas are threat to regional security, says Sheikh Hasina

"The Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh due to the military atrocities are not only a threat to Bangladesh but also to the regional security," Hasina said as she inaugurated the Dhaka Global Dialogue 2019 on Monday.

Doha: Saurabh shoots silver at 14th Asian Championships

Chaudhary, 17, shot 244.5 in the final to finish second on the podium behind North Korea's Kim Song Guk, who won the gold with a world record 246.5 at the Lusail Shooting Complex.

Kovind accepts Sawant’s resignation, gives portfolio to Javadekar

In a statement, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that the President, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accepted Sawant's resignation from the Union Council of Ministers with immediate effect.

Google secretly gathering health data of Americans, says report

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, "Google is engaged with one of the US's largest health-care systems on a project to collect and crunch the detailed personal-health information of millions of people across 21 states" and at least 150 Google staffers may have access to the data.

Maharashtra Governor invites NCP to form govt

"Our delegation has been invited by the Governor and the indication is that a letter of invitation will be given to us. Tomorrow we shall discuss with the Congress on the ways and means to form the next government," Malik told newspersons.

Islamabad High Court may get 1st ever woman judge

The Law Ministry has formally informed the Judicial Commission of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khan Khosa about the recommendation of IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Dawn news reported.

Congress releases 19 candidate list for Jharkhand

The party has named Purnima Neeraj Singh from Jharia Assembly constituency. Neeraj Singh was shot dead on the evening of March 21, 2017 near steel gate area in city.