‘Aftershock’ rocks Nepal , Delhi
Three days after a violent earthquake struck the Jarankot region in Nepal , killing at least 150 people a second earthquake or ‘Aftershock ‘ struck the region on Monday . Much like the novamente 3 earthquake tremors were felt as far away as Delhi , though there was no reports of loss of lives , injuries , and damages to structure .
” An earthquake of Magnitude 5.6 was recorded in Nepal at 16: 16 ” National Center of Seismograph ( NCS ) said .
Uttar Pradesh to conduct cow census
The Uttar Pradesh govt will conduct a coiw census to determine the number of destitute animals with Cattle rearers , and those at Kanha Upvan shelters , a government statement said on Monday .
The state govt will count cows , formulate a plan to to provide them shelter and implement geo-tagging , CM Yogi has ordered .
According to a statement 11.85 lakh cows are in 6889 cattle breeding sites .
1.85 lakh has been handed over to Gau Rakshaks ( cow protectors ) under Mukhyamantri Sahbhagita yojna .
Governor delaying crucial bills a matter of concern , says SC
During hearing of a case filed by Punjab. Govt against governor sitting on bills , Supreme Court expressed acute displeasure at the governors holding back at bills , especially th states rulled by no BJP parto s such as Punjab , TamilNadu , Kerala and Telangana .
” there is a serious issue we should look into …why should the parties made to approach the supreme court for the governors to act . we are
a democracy in operation since birth of the constitution . These are .atters to be sorted out between the governors and Chief Ministers .
We will insure the constitution is compile with ” , CJI DY Chandrachud said .
The CJI said that it was time that everybody , including Governors and Chief Ministers did ” did a little bit of soul searching “.
” The governors should not be oblivious to the fact that they are not elected by people “.
India , Bhutan to discuss new routes of regional connectivity
Bhutan’s fifth King Jigme Khesar Namchung met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday .
Apart from decision to go ahead with survey of 58 km Gelephu Kokrajhar rail link , the two sides agreed to explore a second rail link for a out 18 km between samtse in Bhutan , and Bataghat in West Bengal tea gardens area , India also agreed to allow Bhutanese trade items to be carried further on from Haldibari in West Bengal to Chailahati in Bangladesh .
India and Bhutan also agreed to designate the Darranga – Damidrup – Jihhar border crossing between Assam and Bhutan’s developed southeastern district as an immigration check post .The two sides agreed to upgrade trade infrastructure by upgrade an existing land customers stations at Dadgiri ( Assam ) .
The joint statement said
” Prime Minister ( Modi ) reaffirmed India’s abiding commitment of its unique ties of friendship and Cooperation , with Bhutan and reiterated , continued and full support to the socio economic development in Bhutan based on priorities .
Modi , Iranian President Raisi discuss Gaza crisis
PM Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Iranian President Sayeed Ebrahim Raisi
The two leaders discussed situation in Gaza and progress of chabahar Port .
Chabahar Port received a boost in August when both sides decided to avoid commercial foreign Arbitration for disputes between users and operators .
Collegium recommends chief justices of three high courts to for appointment to SC
Because of mounting pendency of cases in Supreme court and the need to fictionaut at its full sanctioned judicial strength of 34 judges ,
Chief Justice DY Chandrachud on Monday recommended the chief justices of three high court for appointment to the apex court .
Delhi Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma , Rajasthan Chief Justice Augustus George Masih. , and Guwahati High court Chief Justice Sandeep Mehta would feel up three vacancies of cleared by Govt.
India Nepal begins 3 day talk on border related matters .
The border guarding forces of India and Nepal started their three day bilateral meeting in Delhi on Monday . The two security forces – the Shshatra Seema bal ( SSB ) and Armed Police Force ( APF ) will be discussing measures to curb trans frontier crimes .and exchange of critical information.
Come out with policy for providing sanitary napkins at schools : SC
The Supreme Court on Monday gave the center four weeks to finalise and place on record an ” optimum menstruation hygeine ” policy with focus on distribution of sanitary napkins . The court further directed the Union govt to set down a national model for number of girls toilets per female population according to government aid and residential school in country .
Heeralal Samariya is chief Information commissioner
Heeralal Samariya was on Sunday sworn in as the new Chief Information Commisioner of India .
President Draupdi Murmu sworn him as New CIC .
CIC ensures the free functioning of Right to Information .
Govt expands ‘ Bharat Atta ‘ sale to curb rising prices
With Wheat Floor becoming costly around the festive season. , the Union Food and Consumer ministry on Monday released more stockes of the ‘ Bharat ‘ brand ‘atta ‘ .through 100 mobile vans and outlets of Kendraiya Bhandar , National Cooperative Consumers Federation of India Ltd .( NCCF ) .
Bharat atta will be available at ₹27.50 a kg . The national average price of floor on Monday was ₹35.93 per kg .
Amarnath shrine in Kashmir sees first vehicular movement
The amarnath shrine which is situated at a altitude of 13,000 km has seen first ever vehicular movement of four wheelers .
Under Project Beacon Border Road Organisation ( BRO ) has held restoration of Yatra caves .
Israeli forces cut off north Gaza as toll passed 10,000
Israeli forces severed motjeren Gaza from the rest of the beseized territory and pounded it with intense air strikes overnight into Monday , setting the stage for an expected push into the dense confines of Gaza City and even bloodier phase of the month old war .
Already palestinian death toll has passed 10,000 .
Israel this far has rejected any suggestion of ceasefire or humanitarian pause by Arab countries and US respectively .
Blinken wraps up West Asia tour with limited success
US secretary of state ended his visit to Arab in Turkey , He met here with Turkish Foreign minister .
His visit was aimed to fulfill Joe Biden’s call for ” Humanitarian pause” by Israel in war with Hamas .
He visited Jordan , West Bank , Cyprus and Iraq along with Israel .
Israel has rejected call for ” humanitarian pause ” . While on other hand Arab leaders are demanding immediate ceasefire in humanitarian grounds.
Australia and Chinese leaders meet in Beijing
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albaneses met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday on the first visit by the Australian leader to China in seven years .as the two countries try to mend their tattered ties .
China urges Myanmar to cooperate to maintain stability on the border
Myanmar should cooperate with China to maintain stability on their common border , a Chinese official said on Monday .
Last week Myanmarese army had said that ethnic minority group has captured part of territory of Myanmar near Chinese border .
China’s call is regarding this .
South Africa to recall all diplomats from Israel due to Gaza situation
The South African govt told on Monday it would recall all its diplomats from Israel to signal all it’s concerns over its Gaza situation