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Four Rapists & Murderers Are ,At Last Hanged in Tihad

(New Delhi) Four Rapists & Murderers Are ,At Last Hanged in Tihad
The four men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a Delhi woman on December 16, 2012 were hanged in the darkness of pre-dawn on Friday, ending a horrific chapter in India’s long history of sexual assault that had seared the nation’s soul.
Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) were executed at 5.30 am for the savage assault in an empty moving bus on the 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who came to be known the world over as Nirbhaya, the fearless one.
Doctor has examined the bodies and declared all 4 dead,” Director General of Tihar Jail Sandeep Goel said.
Jail officials said the bodies were kept hanging for half an hour, a mandatory procedure after execution as per the prison manual.
This is the first time that four men have been hanged together in Tihar Jail, South Asia’s largest prison complex that houses more than 16,000 inmates. The executions were carried out after the men exhausted every possible legal avenue to escape the gallows. Their desperate attempts only postponed the inevitable by less than two months after the first date of execution was set for January 22.
In last-gasp attempts, one of the convicts knocked on the doors of the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court just hours before the hanging.

Gagoi Takes Oath ,,Minister Justifies ,Senior Disturb Their House

(New Delhi)
Gagoi Takes Oath ,,Minister Justifies ,Senior Disturb Their House
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as member of Rajya Sabha amid uproar by opposition members.

As Gogoi reached the designated spot to take the oath, opposition members raised slogans prompting Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to say that it was unbecoming of members.

Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act

.President Trump Signed R. 5214, the “Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
Which establishes Criminal Penalties against representative payees for embezzling Federal retirement annuity benefits
US President Donald J Trump Signed This into Law on 18th March

ED Summons Anil Ambani For ₹ 12800 Crore:YES BANK Crisis

(New Delhi) ED Summons Anil Ambani For ₹ 12800 Crore
Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani has been summoned by the ED in connection with its money laundering probe against Yes Bank promoter Rana Kapoor and others
As per officials ,Ambani, 60, has sought exemption from appearance on some personal grounds and he may be issued a new date.
Ambani’s group companies are stated to have taken loans of about Rs 12,800 crore from the bank that turned NPAs.

Public Safety Act Against Senior Abdullah Revoked Immediately

(Srinagar,NewDelhi) Public Safety Act Against Senior Abdullah Revok
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday revoked the Public Safety Act against former chief minister Farooq Abdullah
In an order, state Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra said the PSA invoked on Abdullah on September 17 and further extended on December 13, has been revoked

China to Ease Travel Curbs in Epicentre of Coronavirus- Hubei

China to Ease Travel Curbs in Epicentre of Coronavirus- Hubei
Hubei has been under lockdown since January with some 56 million people under quarantine, but the number of cases has declined in recent weeks.
According to the provincial government, a mobile app will be used to give residents a coloured health code, and people labelled “green” in medium and low-risk areas will be allowed to travel within the province.
There is no indication that people can leave the province, and the measures also did not appear to loosen restrictions in Hubei’s capital, Wuhan.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made his first visit to the city since it emerged as the epicentre of the coronavirus crisis in January.
On Tuesday there were only 17 new cases reported in Hubei province, all in Wuhan.
Most of China’s 3,136 coronavirus deaths and 80,754 cases came from Hubei, with the majority in Wuhan.

Punjab Cabinet Approved Lokayukta Bill to Replace Lokpal 1996

(Chd,Pb)Punjab Cabinet Approved Lokayukta Bill 2020
The state cabinet on Monday approved the Punjab Lokayukta Bill-2020 for passage in the ongoing session of the legislative assembly.
The Bill seeks to replace the existing Punjab Lokpal Act, 1996 and will cover all public functionaries, including the chief minister.
However, the prosecution of the chief minister, ministers and MLAs would require the approval of the 2/3rd members of the House
“The Lokayukta shall have all powers of a civil court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. It will also provide for prosecution in case of a false complaint,”
The legislation bars a parallel probe into a complaint against any officer/public functionary if an inquiry is being conducted into the matter by the lokayukta
He, however, said the lokayukta will not have the authority to conduct a parallel inquiry of the matter already under investigation by the government.

UK’s Top Judge Lord Reed Sat Beside CJI in Supreme Court

(New Delhi)UK’s Top Judge Lord Reed Sat Beside CJI in Supreme Court
The President of the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court Lord Robert John Reed on Monday witnessed proceedings of the Supreme Court.
Justice Reed, who had come to India to take part in the International Judges’ conference 2020, sat besides Chief Justice of India S A Bobde in the Supreme Court.
Attorney General K K Venugopal welcomed the head of the judiciary of the United Kingdom in the courtroom.

Ex CM Fadnavis Gets Bail on Personal Bond of ₹ 15K

(Nagpur) 3x CM Devendra Fadnavis Gets Bail on Personal Bond of ₹ 15K
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appeared before a Nagpur court on Thursday in connection with a complaint seeking criminal proceedings against him for alleged non-disclosure of criminal cases in his election affidavit in 2014.
The senior BJP leader was given the last chance by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate P S Ingle to appear before the court on Thursday.
Taking note of Fadnavis’ appearance before the court, the magistrate granted him bail on a personal bond of Rs 15,000.
Fadnavis was granted exemption from appearance on four earlier occasions since November 2019.
The court has now posted the matter for further hearing on March 30.

Airtel Paid ₹ 10,K Cr to Telecom Deptt Towards Statutory Dues

(New Delhi) Bharti Airtel Paid ₹ 10,K Cr to Telecom Deptt Towards Statutory Dues
fter Supreme Court rap and the government’s stringent deadline, Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has paid Rs 10,000 crore to the telecom department towards statutory dues.
The company said it will make payment of the balance amount after self assessment exercise.
“The…total amount of Rs 10,000 crore has been paid on behalf of Bharti Airtel, Bharti Hexacom, and Telenor.
The company said it will also submit supporting details at the time of making balance payment.
The telecom department on February 14 began issuing orders asking firms such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to clear past dues immediately.
The DoT, which faced the ire of the Supreme Court for putting on hold recovery of dues from telecom companies, had started issuing circle or zone-wise demand notices to the firms.
Airtel had previously responded to DoT order by offering to pay Rs 10,000 crore by February 20 and the remaining before March 17. Airtel owes nearly Rs 35,586 crore, including licence fee and spectrum usage charge, to the government.