Archive for: June 2020

Vijay Shanker to Serve as Associate Judge on the Columbia (Appeals)

Vijay Shanker to Serve as Associate Judge on the Columbia (Appeals)
Vijay Shanker serves as Senior Litigation Counsel in the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, and as Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section. Before joining the Department of Justice in 2012, Mr. Shanker was in private practice with the Washington, D.C., offices of Mayer Brown, LLP, and Covington & Burling, LLP. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Shanker served as a law clerk to Judge Chester J. Straub on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Shanker earned his B.A., cum laude, from Duke University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as a Notes Editor for the Virginia Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.

केंद्र ने पतंजलि के कोरोनिल पर पोलिटिकल डिस्टेनसिंग अपनाते हुए अज्ञानता दिखाई

(नई दिल्ली) आयुष मंत्रालय ने पतंजलि के कोविड-19 के उपचार से संबंधित दावों पर पोलिटिकल डिस्टेनसिंग अपनाते हुए दवा के विषय मे अज्ञानता दिखाई
आयुष मंत्रालय ने पतंजलि आयुर्वेद लिमिटेड, हरिद्वार (उत्तराखंड) के द्वारा कोविड-19 के उपचार के लिए विकसित आयुर्वेदिक दवाइयों के बारे में हाल में मीडिया में आए समाचारों का संज्ञान लिया है। उल्लिखित वैज्ञानिक अध्ययन के दावे के तथ्यों और विवरण के बारे में मंत्रालय को कोई जानकारी नहीं है।
उपरोक्त समाचार के तत्थों और दावों के सत्यापन के प्रति मंत्रालय को सूचित किए जाने के क्रम में पतंजलि आयुर्वेद लिमिटेड से उन दवाओं के नाम और संयोजन; स्थानों/ अस्पताल जहां कोविड-19 के लिए शोध कराया गया; प्रोटोकॉल, नमूना आकार, संस्थागत आचार समिति की मंजूरी, सीटीआरआई पंजीकरण और शोध के नतीजे के विवरण उपलब्ध कराने तथा इस मसले की विधिवत जांच पूरी होने तक ऐसे दावों के विज्ञापन/प्रचार को बंद करने के लिए कहा गया है। मंत्रालय ने उत्तराखंड सरकार के संबंधित राज्य लाइसेंसिंग प्राधिकरण से भी लाइसेंस की प्रतियां और आयुर्वेदिक दवाओं की उत्पाद स्वीकृति का विवरण उपलब्ध कराने के लिए कहा है, जिसके कोविड-19 के उपचार में कारगर होने का दावा किया जा रहा है।

Akhilesh Slams UP CM on issue of Providing Crore Jobs

(Lucknow,UP) Akhilesh slams UP CM on issue of providing One Crore jobs
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the issue of providing one crore jobs to people of the state.
“Chief Minister made claim of providing one crore job in a rally but someone go and ask people what they got in their bags,” Yadav said in a tweet in Hindi.
Seeking to provide employment to migrant workers, Adityanath had recently announced a plan to generate 1 crore jobs and asked officials to increase work avenues under the Centre’s flagship Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Scheme (MGNREGA) as well as in industries and construction units.

केंद्र ने पका छिले नरियल के लिए 5.2% बढ़ाकर एमएसपी घोषित किया

(नई दिल्ली)केंद्र ने पका छिले नरियल के लिए 5.2% बढ़ाकर एमएसपी घोषित किया
केंद्र सरकार ने पके छिले नारियल के लिए 2020 सीजन का न्यूनतम समर्थन मूल्य (एमएसपी) प्रति क्विंटल 2,700 रुपये घोषित किया है। इस प्रकार, 2019 सीजन के प्रति क्विंटल 2,571 रुपये के मुकाबले 5.02 प्रतिशत की बढ़ोतरी एमएसपी में की गई है।
केंद्रीय कृषि एवं किसान कल्याण, ग्रामीण विकास तथा पंचायती राज मंत्री श्री नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर ने कहा है कि मोदी पके छिले नारियल के न्यूनतम समर्थन मूल्‍य में वृद्धि से ताजा नारियल की खरीद सुगम होगी। साथ ही,लाखों छोटे नारियल किसानों को बढ़ी हुई एमएसपी का लाभ मिलेगा।

Google Top Brass Disappointed over Trump’s Immigration Policy

Google Top Brass Disappointed over Trump’s Immigration Policy
Google CEO Sunder Pichai has expressed disappointment over the proclamation issued by US President Donald Trump to temporarily suspend foreign work visas, including the H-1B, and said he would stand with immigrants and work to expand opportunity for all.
Immigration has contributed immensely to America’s economic success, making it a global leader in tech, and also Google the company it is today, Indian-American Pichai said in a tweet hours after Trump issued his proclamation in this regard.
Disappointed by today’s proclamation – we’ll continue to stand with immigrants and work to expand opportunity for all, Pichai said.
In a separate statement, Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, slammed the latest move of the Trump administration.

Fmr PM Dr Manmohan Singh Advises PM Modi On Laddakh Face off

(New Delhi)Fmr PM Dr Manmohan Singh Advises PM Modi On Laddakh Face off
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said PM Narendra Modi must be mindful of the implications of his words and cannot allow China to use them as a vindication of its position.
Noting that disinformation is no substitute for diplomacy or decisive leadership, Singh called upon the prime minister to ensure justice for soldiers who died defending India’s territorial integrity.
“To do any less would be a historic betrayal of people’s faith,” he said in a statement.
The Congress has been attacking the government on Prime Minister Modi’s remarks at an all-party meeting that no one has entered Indian territory or captured any military post while referring to the eastern Ladakh standoff.
The government has, however, said that attempts are being made to give a “mischievous interpretation” to the prime minister’s remarks.
Singh said this is a moment where we must stand together as a nation and be united in our response to this brazen threat.
Twenty Indian soldiers, including a colonel, were killed in the violent face-off with Chinese troops on the night of June 15/16 in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley.
The Congress veteran said China is “brazenly and illegally” seeking to claim parts of Indian territory such as the Galwan Valley and the Pangong Tso Lake by committing multiple incursions from April 2020 till date.
“We cannot and will not be cowed down by threats and intimidation nor permit a compromise with our territorial integrity.
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Punjab Govt Suspends Poonam Kangra of Seheduled Castes Commission

(Chd,Pb)Punjab Govt Suspends Poonam Kangra of Seheduled Castes Commission
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved immediate suspension of Poonam Kangra as non-official Member of Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, following the registration of an abetment to suicide case against her.
Chief Minister had also ordered an inquiry against Poonam who was arrested, along with her husband and son, by the Sangrur Police a few days back.

President Trump Gives a Call to Display Flags on Father’s Day

President Trump Gives a Call to Display Flags on Father’s Day
Donald J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America proclaims June 21, 2020, as Father’s Day. He calls on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on Father’s Day and invite State and local governments and the people of the United States to observe Father’s Day with appropriate ceremonies.

Annual Kanwar Yatra Cancelled This Year :Covid 19

(Dehradun)Kanwar Yatra Cancelled :Covid 19
The chief ministers of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana arrived at a consensus to cancel the kanwar yatra this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The matter was discussed by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat with his Uttar Pradesh and Haryana counterparts Yogi Adityanath and Manohar Lal Khattar via video-conference.
All of them agreed that the annual kanwar yatra, which sees a huge congregation of Shiva devotees in Haridwar, should be cancelled this year.
Saints and seers are also in favour of the yatra being cancelled to prevent huge gatherings of kanwariyas in Haridwar.
The chief minister said he had also spoken to Home Minister Amit Shah, who advised him to take a decision after thinking over it.
Rawat will soon speak to the chief ministers of Punjab, Delhi and Rajasthan over the issue.

Punjab’Vatican Amritsar,today also,Losses four Lives to Covid19

(Chd,Pb) Amritsar,today also,Losses four Lives to Covid19
Amritsar continue to top the COVID-19 tally in the state with 754 Punjab on Saturday reported six fatalities due to coronavirus and 120 fresh cases
The death toll in the state now is 98 with the coronavirus tally reaching 3,952.
Four deaths were reported in Amritsar and one each in Ludhiana and Kapurthala
The state has reported 812 fresh COVID-19 cases since June 15.
On Saturday, Jalandhar reported 47 cases, followed by Amritsar 21, Sangrur 14, Mohali 11, Ludhiana and Patiala seven each, Kapurthala four, Pathankot, Tarn Taran and Fatehgarh Sahib two each, and Moga, Mansa and Barnala one each, the bulletin said.
Seven of the new patients had a travel history to Delhi and Gurgaon.
Forty-two coronavirus patients were discharged, taking the number of people cured of the infection to 2,678.
The state now has 1,176 active COVID-19 cases
Amritsar continued to top the COVID-19 tally in the state with 754 cases, followed by 536 in Jalandhar, 496 in Ludhiana, 213 in Mohali , 206 in Patiala, 204 in Sangrur, 180 in Tarn Taran, 176 in Gurdaspur, 167 in Pathankot, 155 in Hoshiarpur, 121 in SBS Nagar, 94 in Faridkot, 87 in Fatehgarh Sahib, 84 in Rupnagar, 79 in Muktsar, 75 in Moga, 64 in Bathinda, 62 each in Ferozepur and Kapurthala, 55 in Fazilka, 39 in Mansa and 43 in Barnala, it said.
Five patients are critical and on ventilator support, while 21 are on oxygen support, the bulletin said.
So far, 2,35,700 samples have been taken for testing.