Updates from : the Hindu. They held a protest in New Delhi over alleged inaction Delhi police ends protest Delhi Police personnel ended their nearly 11-hour-long protest after assurance by senior officers that their grievances will be addressed. Addressing the protesters, Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) Satish Golcha urged them to end stir and resume duty, while assuring them that a review petition will be filed against the Delhi High Court order in connection with a clash between cops and lawyers at the Tis Hazari Courts Complex. Delhi Police should remain firm on it come what may, says Kiran Bedi Puducherry Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi on Tuesday advised Delhi Police to remain firm on its stand on Saturday’s police-lawyers clash at Tis Hazari court come what may.
Updates from : the Hindu. Acute Respiratory Infections affect children the hardest, say experts Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) accounted for 69.47% of morbidity last year which was the highest in the communicable disease category leading to 27.21% mortality. Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal reported a large number of patients and fatalities due to ARI as per the National Health Profile-2019, which was recently released by the Union Health Ministry. According to World Health Organisation, acute respiratory infection is a serious ailment that prevents normal breathing function and kills an estimated 2.6 million children annually every year worldwide. Indians face the double burden of heavy air pollution in addition to the
Updates from : the Hindu The fugitive diamantaire has been in custody at Wandsworth prison in south-west London, one of England’s most overcrowded prisons, since his arrest in March. A U.K. court is set to hear a new bail application on Wednesday filed by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is fighting extradition to India on charges of nearly $ 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case. The 48-year-old is expected to be produced before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London to make another attempt at being let out on bail until his trial in May next year. He has been in custody at Wandsworth prison in south-west London, one of England’s most overcrowded prisons, since his arrest in March. The bail application is at Westminster Magistrates’ Court
Updates from : the Hindu. But decision to stay out is final for now: Commerce Minister The decision to not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is final for now, but if the other countries agree to India’s demands, then negotiations and talks are possible in the future, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Monday announced that India would not be joining the regional trade pact since the RCEP agreement, in its current form, did not take into account all of its demands to secure the interests of its domestic industries. “If the 15 nations make a sincere effort to resolve our concerns, to give us confidence, and help us balance the trade inequality, then I think every nation should talk with their friends,”