Yogi Adityanath suspends additional chief secretary, orders FIR (By The Indian Express)

1. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav).

2. DAYS AFTER more than 60 children died at the Gorakhpur-based BRD Medical College and Hospital over alleged shortage of oxygen supply, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday removed additional chief secretary (Medical Education) Anita Bhatnagar Jain and ordered for an FIR to be lodged against over half a dozen persons, including former hospital principal Rajeev Mishra.

3. The decision came soon after Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar submitted a probe report into the deaths, sources said.

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HC dismisses Traffic Ramaswamy’s petition (By The Hindu)

1. A Division Bench of Justices K. K Sasidharan and G. R. Swaminathan observed that the affidavit filed by the petitioner had no materials supporting his arguments and as the Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers enjoyed the confidence of the majority of the house there was no need to suspend the Assembly.

2. The court observed that the Governor, though has the power to summon the House, has no overriding authority over the representatives of the State Legislature when the Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers enjoy the confidence of the majority of the House.

3. The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday dismissed activist ‘Traffic’ Ramaswamy’s petition seeking the dismissal of the State government, which he alleged was corrupt, by the Governor.

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28-yr-old MBA graduate found hanging at home (By The Indian Express)

1. A 28-year-old MBA graduate allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her home in Shahdara on Monday.

2. Police said the woman, identified as Deepensha, was found hanging inside her room at her in- laws’ place.

3. After the room’s door was broken open, the woman was found hanging from the ceiling fan, police said.

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Recasting the steel frame (By The Hindu)

1. Let’s not forget that Hasmukh Adhia who delivered the Goods and Services Tax, Parameswaran Iyer who manages sanitation, Aruna Sundararajan who gave us Digital India, Sanjay Mitra who delivered highways, S. Jaishankar who places India on the global map, Anil Swarup who led coal auctions, Rita Teaotia who led GEM (government e-marketplace) and preferential procurement for “Make in India” products, each along with their respective team of civil servants from various services, and the entire leadership of Prime Minister’s Office who oversee and catalyse all the above, did not come into government through lateral entry.

2. Today with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), global technology leaders such as IPsoft use virtual assistants to deliver citizens services in the U. K. and U. S. In the context of government service delivery, cognitive intelligence can deliver it with greater superiority, accuracy, consistency and at lower cost than humans can.

3. The “New India” that is under way also needs independence from bad bureaucracy, not necessarily from all bureaucracy, for any state would need to be run by some set of rules, by some set of people — call them by any name you wish.

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3 judgments, 3 takeaways (By The Indian Express)

1. He equated triple divorce to fundamental rights.

2. He agreed with Justice Nariman on triple divorce not being an essential part of Muslim Personal Law.

3. , “the rule of decision where parties are Muslims shall be Muslim Personal Law”.

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Why Doordarshan viewers may not be able to see Indian cricket team games (By Hindustan Times)

1. The bench said that telecasting or broadcasting rights are leased out by the organising body i. e. the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) through competitive bidding and these live feeds are transmitted to millions of Indian homes by Doordarshan, cable operators and DTH operators.

2. “We, therefore, come to the conclusion that under Section 3 of the Sports Act, 2007, the live feed received by Prasar Bharati from content rights owners or holders is only for the purpose of re-transmission of the said signals on its own terrestrial and DTH networks and not to cable operators so as to enable the cable TV operators to reach such consumers who have already subscribed to a cable network.

3. The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Delhi High Court’s verdict barring Prasar Bharati from sharing with cable operators, through Doordarshan (DD) channels, the live feed of cricket matches of which private broadcasters ESPN and Star had the exclusive rights.

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Indian cricket team complains about sub-standard Nike kit: Report (By Scroll.in)

1. Nike became the official sponsor of the Indian cricket team kit in 2006.

2. The Nike kits of the Indian cricket team have come under fire from the players and BCCI for not being up to the mark.

3. Johri is said to have confirmed to the newspaper that COA chairman Vinod Rai has taken up the issue and has set up a meeting with the brand next week to discuss the problem.

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Three injured as boulders fall on train (By The Indian Express)

1. THREE persons were injured after boulders fell on S6 coach of the Hubli-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) train near Monkey Hill station on Monday morning.

2. In July this year, passengers of the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Hyderabad Express had a narrow escape when the train’s engine jumped tracks after a boulder hit it at Monkey Hill between Karjat and Lonavala.

3. (Representational Image) No trains were held up because of the incident as the tracks was declared safe, officials said.

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Indian IS recruiter killed in Syria (By The Hindu)

1. In a statement in Arabic, the IS identified the terrorist as Abu Yusuf al-Hindi, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, a U. S. -based monitoring firm.

2. The 30-year-old was named a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ by the U. S. in June, becoming the first Indian leader of the outfit against whom U. S. had imposed sanctions.

3. The Islamic State (IS) on Monday claimed that an Indian suicide bomber had killed a “number” of people in an attack in Syria’s north-west Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the terror group.

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Hopes soar as Kukkarahalli lake starts getting rainwater (By The Hindu)

1. Mr. Randeep, who shared the pictures of rainwater (sourced from MGP) flowing into the lake during the recent showers, said the remaining water inlets will also be cleared and added that he has sought sketches of Poornaih Canal (another source of water to the lake) from the Deputy Director of Land Records.

2. University of Mysore Executive Engineer Kishore Chandra told The Hindu that the unblocking of these inlets had led to the free flow of rainwater into the lake and recent rains helped in filling the lake to some extent.

3. “Of the 13 water inlets to the lake, eight of them have been cleared of blockages and water flows into the lake from these inlets when it rains.

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