Must Read News Articles – April 25th, 2019

 


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SC firm on unearthing ‘larger plot against CJI’

The Supreme Court on has resolved to “enquire, enquire and enquire” till it gets to the root of whether sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is part of a larger conspiracy

 

Constitution of J. Bobde panel violates the law’

The Supreme Court appointed committee headed by senior-most judge of the Supreme Court to inquire into the sexual harassment allegations levelled against Chief Justice of India.

have been opposed by a wide range of women from various disciplines

 

Ghana launches medical drone service

Ghana has launched a program for drone delivery of medical supplies. Ghana’s President has claimed that it would become the “world’s largest drone delivery service.”

 

Hong Kong leaders jailed over pro­ democracy protests

Hong Kong court has jailed four leaders of 2014 pro-democracy protests amid heightened concerns over the decline of freedoms in the China-ruled Hong Kong.

 

Japan apologises to those forcibly sterilized, vows redress

Japan’s government has issued an apology and awarded compensation under a redress legislation to thousands of people with disabilities who were forcibly sterilised under the now defunct Eugenics Protection Law.

 

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Potato farmers cry foul as PepsiCo sues them

Farmers groups has asked for Central government intervention to protect farmers in Gujarat against whom PepsiCo India has filed lawsuits

 

10 Pak.-based terrorists had role in cross-LoC trade’

Government sources have said that 10 Pakistan-based terrorists have been found misusing cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)

 

Army to build tunnels to store ammunition

Indian Army has decided to construct underground tunnels for storage of ammunition along the border with China and Pakistan.

 

RBI divests its entire stake in Nabard, NHB

The Reserve Bank has divested its stake in National Housing Bank (NHB) and National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (Nabard), by making them fully government-owned

 

China announces plan to build moon station in 10 years

China has planned to send a manned mission to moon and to build a scientific research station there in “about 10 years”.

 

Magic milk: fighting infections with a clue from the echidna

Scientists at the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) have isolated an anti-microbial protein found in the milk of Echidnas.

 

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