L.K. Advani to get Bharat Ratna
Former Vice Prime Minister and BJP stalwart
Lal Krishna Advani has been chosen for Bharat Ratna award .
PM Modi in his tweet wrote “ One of the most
respected statesman of our times , this contribution to the development of
India is monumental . “
Court permits Hemant Soren to attend vote of Confidence .
A special PMLA court granted request of Hemant Soren to participate in
trust vote in Jharkhand Assembly .
Currently Hemant Soren is in five day ED
The floor test will be held on Monday . 80 memeber Jharkhand Assembly will require 41
memeber suport to form government.
JMM had given signed letter of support of 43
MLAs to form the govt .
Time to rethink , reimagine and reform legal system , says
Commonwealth Attorney and Solicitor General
conference started in Delhi . Speaking at the inauguration. PM Modi speaking on
this occassion lighted on nature and scope of crimes in recent times , and of
multinational criminal networks and their use. of latest technology in finding
and operations .
He also highlighted challges of rise of
Cryptocurrency and cyber threats .
30 economic fugitives were located abroad in ,2022 : report
Interpol recently shared 305 reports on “ foreign terrorist fighters “ in 2022 , the
report has following key points
As many as 278 fugitives wanted in
other countries were located in India in 2022 .
30 Indian fugitives were located
abroad .and 24 were deported in 2022 .
Laddakh residents seek
statehood and constitutional safeguard
Laddakh observed a complete shutdown on
Saturday as thousands gathered in Leh to demand constitutional safeguard ,
protection of cultural identity and
statehood for the state .
Currently a high powered committee of home
ministry is in talk with Laddakh civil society regarding these demands .
US airstrike in Iraq and Syria leave
US on Saturday launched airstrike on more than
85 places that was linked to Iran ‘s Revolutionary Guard . 40 people were killed in the strike that
killed in the strike , which use of B1 bombers .
The strike was in retaliation of death or 3 US
soldiers in Iran backed militant group
in Jordan earlier in the week .
The White house said that US had informed Iraq
ahead of strike.
Iraq condemned the strike and called US envoy
Despite strike the Pentagon has said that it
doesn’t want to escalate tension in region .
Earlier Joe Biden had told that US will
respond at time and place of its own choosing .
In a historic shift , Northern Ireland appoints Irish Nationalist Michelle ‘o’ Neil as First
Nothern Ireland’s parliament has appointed an
Irish nationalist Michelle O Neil
pointed as it’s first minister .
In Ireland a First Minister is equivalent to
Prime Minister . Nothern Ireland is part
of United Kingdom .
SriLanka signs free trade agreement
SriLanka and Thailand signed a free Trade
Agreement on Saturday . The FTA is aimed at enhancing market opportunities with
negotiation covering various aspects as Trade in Goods , Investment , and
aibtellevtual Property related agreement .
The two countries also signed a new bilateral
service agreement ,providing for liberalised services between the two countries
Imran , wife Bushra get 7 year jail
term for ‘ un Islamic ‘ marriage
A Pakistani Court on Saturday sentenced Imran
Khan and his wife Bushra for seven years of imprisonment .
Ms. Khan’s first husband , Khanwar Menka had
filed the case alleging that she violated the Islamic practice of marriage of
not holding mandatory pause ( iddat ) between two marriages .
Mr. Khan has recently been sentenced for 10
year and 14 year jail in Cipher case and Toshalhana case respectively. .
Maldives ask India to share detail
about coast guard action in its economic zone
The Maldives governement has asked Indian govt
to provide “ comprehensive details “ of
an incident in which three Indian coastguards boarded a Maldivian fishing
vessel in Indian Exclusive Economic Zone ( EEZ ) .
On December 31 , the Indian army intercepted a
Maldivian shipping vessel operating in india Exclusive Economic Zone ( EEZ )
located 72 miles of the coast of Dhindhoo
Haa Alifu atoll .
The India govt has not released any response
over Maldivian request .