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Daily Archives: 22nd January 2020

Court directs Delhi police to file a report on Jamia plea

Metropolitan Magistrate Rajat Goel passed the directions while hearing a plea filed by the varsity's administration under section 156 (3) Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) seeking registration of an FIR against the Delhi Police as it entered the varsity campus without permission and subjected to brutality with the students.

Australian Open: Divij enters 2nd round in doubles, Rohan ousted

Divij and Sitak needed an hour and 28 minutes to win the first-round match 6-4, 7-5 against their lower-ranked opponents. The pair won 69 per cent first-serve points and hit 27 winners to get their Australian Open campaign going.

Mumbai to enter 24×7 era from midnight January 26-27

Addressing a joint press conference, the two ministers said that the programme to let establishments be always open will be implemented in designated malls, mills and multiplexes around the city in consultation with the Mumbai Police and BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation.

Goa Congress to approach CBI over illegal mining lease renewals

Goa Lokayukta P.K. Mishra had on Tuesday indicted former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, former Mines Secretary P.K. Sain and Mining and Geology Department Director Prasanna Acharya and directed the state government to order a CBI probe into the matter.

Republicans beat back Democrat bid to call witnesses at Trump trial

At the trial that began on Tuesday afternoon under the presidency of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, the acrimonious partisanship was on full display as the Senate tried to set the stage for the trial Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Kerala CAA face-off to intensify between Gov, CM

The Vijayan cabinet that met here on Wednesday approved the Governor's address to the Kerala Legislative Assembly to be delivered on the January 29, and it includes the controversial suit that the Vijayan government has filed in the Supreme Court.

No mention of Kashmir in US readout of Trump-Khan meet

The readout of the meeting in Davos on Tuesday makes only mention of "regional issues" among the many topics discussed, chief among them Afghanistan, where the US is negotiating a settlement with the Taliban.

No stay on CAA, NPR, says SC

The top court gave four weeks time to the Centre to file a counter affidavit.

Karnataka police arrests Mangaluru airport bomb case suspect

"Aditya Rao, 36, a prime suspect in placing a bag with an improvised explosive device (IED) or a crude bomb in it at the Mangaluru international airport on Monday, was arrested after he surrendered at the DGP office," a police official told IANS here.

Australia to host 11th Indoor Cricket WC in October

The tournament will be held at two state-of-the-art, elite indoor cricket venues in Melbourne: Casey Stadium and CitiPower Centre.

Lucknow poet says Shah violated section 144 in rally

"My daughters Sumaiya and Fauzia have been booked for violating prohibitory orders but what about Amit Shah who addressed a rally of thousands in the state capital on Tuesday? Surely there were more than four people in the rally. How can there be two sets of the same law for different people?" he asked.

nCoV: Cochin begins screening passengers from China, Hong Kong

Even though there are no direct flights to either China or Hong Kong from CIAL, such passengers will be arriving on flights mostly from Malaysia and Singapore.

Vodafone quits Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project

Vodafone joins PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Mercado Pago, eBay, Stripe and Booking Holdings in withdrawing from the controversial project -- and is the first company to exit after the Libra Association was formed in October last year, coindesk reported on Tuesday.

China reports 440 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

The cases had resulted in nine deaths, said Li Bin, deputy director of the National Health Commission, at a press conference, reported Xinhua news agency.

UP police fails to give evidence, PFI members get bail

PFI president Wasim Ahmad, who was accused of masterminding violence, was granted bail and released on Tuesday.

Report Governor action on mercy plea in Rajiv murder case, says SC to TN

A Bench, headed by Justices L. Nageswara Rao, pulled up the Centre for the CBI-led multi-disciplinary monitoring agency's (MDMA) failure to unravel the larger conspiracy behind the former Prime Minister's assassination.

US Senate rejects Democratic bids for Trump documents

The motion, an amendment to the Republican-proposed resolution guiding the trial process, was brought up by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday. It called for subpoenaing any "documents, communications and other records" kept by the White House, Xinhua reported.

Thousands protest against CAA in north Karnataka city

Kalaburagi is about 600km north of Bengaluru.