Month: December 2018

Petition In Supreme Court Seeks Review Of Aadhaar Verdict

Source-¬† A review petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking a re-examination of its verdict by which the centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme was held as constitutionally valid. Senior advocate Indira Jaising said the review petition has been filed against the September 26 verdict of the five-judge constitution bench which had said there

India Successfully Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Agni-IV Missile

Source- India on Sunday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4,000 km, as part of a user trial by the Army. The strategic surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile was flight tested from launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Dr Abdul Kalam Island, earlier known as Wheeler Island,

‘I am Sorry’: CBI Judge Acquits All 22 Accused in Sohrabuddin Encounter Case, Says Not Enough Proof

Source-¬† A special CBI court on Friday acquitted 22 people accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his associate Tulsi Prajapati due to lack of evidence. Special CBI Judge SJ Sharma ruled the prosecution has failed to put forth any “documentary and substantive evidence” to suggest

Global temperatures to hit near-record highs in 2019, forecasters warn

Source- The highs will be the result of human-caused climate change and warming from the El Nino weather phenomenon in the Pacific, experts said. Temperatures around the world in 2019 are expected to average around 1.10C above pre-industrial levels. This is close to the record-breaking hot year of 2016 when temperatures were 1.15C above the 1850-1900 period.

India’s Reaction To Report On Johnson And Johnson Baby Powder

Source-¬† India’s drug regulator said on Tuesday a news agency Reuters report that Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its baby powder was “under consideration”. A spokeswoman for the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) told news agency Reuters it was too early to say if a formal investigation would