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1) AAP accuses BJP of plotting a script seems leading Delhi riots

Aam Aadmi Party accused Bharatiya Janata party based on their losing of Delhi Assembly elections and showing signs of avenge through scripting  Anti-CAA protests. It alarmed people also in Shaheen Bagh.

It says that not only creation of protest at Shaheen Bagh but also the execution of daily riots is done by BJP in which the protest has BJP members as the participants, alleged by Saurabh Bhardwaj, chief spokesperson of AAP. Also, the ruling party has been accused by the Congress due to their attempts of diverting the attention of the Delhi government from failures.

 

2) Call to FB officials for the cognizant of their complaints

The peace and harmony committee of Delhi Assembly, has decided to send the summons for immediate actions against FB thanks to receiving the regular complaints of the platform for hateful content. One such example is of Ankhi Das who received offensive messages and threats on social media, so she filed a complaint at Chittranjan police station. More multiple charges are intentional inaction and no control on the dissemination of offensive content which erupts violence.

The severe first meeting has been scheduled vis `a vis the matter this week to bring a conducive atmosphere among different communities dwelling in the capital before the issues reach on the adverse fallouts. The committee would have to take strict action to reach the root of the issue to know if Facebook officials are responsible for Delhi riots too.

 

3) IIT Delhi released a vision document for 2030

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi released the strategy documenting directions and vision for 2030, in the diamond jubilee celebration inaugurated by vice president M. Benkaiah Naidu via video conferencing.

After the achievements of marvellous developments like an RT-PCR based COVID-19 diagnostic kit, filing over 200 patents this year, and other many contributions done by the institute, it is going to set a vision for the future in place for further growth in the sectors of student life, faculty and staff, and alumni. The 5 aspirational sectors to improve until 2030 include attaining global competitiveness, contribution in society and the country, enhancing educational experience and employability, researching excellence, and sustaining Global leadership in entrepreneurship.



 



 

4) Delhi management faces jurisdictional conflict

The jurisdictional conflicts between the union government and government of NCT and its representative, the lieutenant governor, were issued in the supreme court.

This contentious issue needs principles to justify the matter in which some of them are constitutional morality, pragmatic federalism, legal conscience, and cooperative federalism. Supreme courts refer to the lieutenant governor for not to interrupt the president ‘s administration.

 

5) Launching of the probe into a hawala racket by ED

Enforcement Directorate (ED) involved shell entities and Chinese firms and has started a money-laundering probe into hawala racket.

The department investigated 21 places in Delhi Ghaziabad and Gurugram in suspicion. It targeted a Chinese National whose real identity was Luo Sang but was living under the name of Charlie peng. The investigation revealed his 10 bank accounts( total 40 as dummy entities of others) used for fraudulent purposes on the information of the involvement of Chinese individuals and their Indian associates in hawala transactions and money-laundering.

 

6) Govt. embracing Mulanthuruthy, Onakkoor  churches

Government of Ernakulam district took over the lead of Seguin church and Mulanthuruthy Marthoman church, both 30 km east of Kochi. It locked up the premises on Monday after the orders of Kerala high Court and arresting the hundreds of Jacobites protesting in the church, including bishops and priests. The decision for the Jacobite group is yet to be met from the High Court keeping in mind the rule of supreme Court about handing over Malankara Church to the orthodox faction to end the parishes.



 



 

7) Discussion on bilateral projects between the diplomats of India and Nepal

The first meeting in this year in Kathmandu let Indian and Nepalese diplomats review the number of bilateral projects after Oli’s greeting to Narendra Modi on the Independence day of India. They noticed the status of bridge construction over the Mahakali river, which they found near the disputed regions. They saw the need for the swift implementation of bilateral projects by timely addressing problems and obstacles. Then the discussion on the projects like crossword railways, pancheshwar multipurpose, Arun-3 hydropower,   Ramayana, the construction of Nepal Police academy, and others went on.

 

8) DST funding 2 companies for COVID-19 diagnostics

Department of Science and Technology has funded FastSense diagnostics for the development of modified PCR test for rapid detection method and Module Innovation for the test device nCOV-SENSE to detect antibodies (case of coronavirus positive).

The new version of the rapid RT-PCR test developed by the Sri Chitra Thirunal Institute of medical sciences and technology has not been approved.

Though antigen tests detect the virus faster than the PCR, yet it has shortcomings like a higher rate of missing out the carriers of the virus.

 

9) HDFC under the allegation of sharing misleading business information

US law firm Rosen is planning a case against HDFC Bank and investigating security claims against it based on the allegation that it is sharing unfair business practices with investors. Additionally, a lender missed the estimates for profit in the initial months, another reason for the Rosen case.

Meanwhile, HDFC claims to be unaware of lawsuits.

 

10) Biological E of Hyderabad acquiring  Akorn India

It has been announced that the pharmaceuticals and biological company of Hyderabad has acquired Akorn India, pharmaceutical company and a subsidiary of US. B.E. is in the process of generating a COVID-19 vaccine, and the acquisition of Akorn India can be helpful by using its plants, fully Stafford sterile injectable and also having the capability of expansion of 30 million units from the existing one of 135 million units. The strategic plans are to leverage the capabilities of both companies to enhance the marketing of vaccines and injectable.