Must Read News Articles – May 31st, 2019

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Give fair hearing to those not included in NRC, SC tells Assam

The Supreme Court has urged the Assam State National Register of Citizens (NRC) Coordinator to ensure that those who have appealed against non-inclusion of their names in the NRC must get a fair hearing, and due process should be followed.

J&J offers Rs. 25 lakh to all patients for faulty implant

U.S. multinational Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has informed the Delhi High Court that it was ready to voluntarily pay Rs. 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries on receiving faulty hip implants made by the company.

SC stays Maharashtra’s EWS quota

The Supreme Court has passed an interim direction that the 10% reservation for the economically weaker sections introduced by Maharashtra for postgraduate medical courses in the State through notifications dated February 12 and March 7, will not apply for this academic year, since the admission process had already started in November 2018.

U.K. court remands Nirav till June 27

Diamond trader Nirav Modi, wanted for fraud and money laundering amounting to nearly $2 billion in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) case, has been remanded till June 27 by a U.K. court.

37 EC recommendations pending since 2014

37 recommendations of the Election Commission’s working groups are pending since 2014.

Medical body against pharmacists using the ‘Dr.’ prefix

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has opposed the move by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) to authorise candidates receiving the Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm D) from recognised universities to use the ‘Dr.’ prefix.

Assange’s U.S. extradition hearing moved to June on health grounds

Britain’s review of a U.S. request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage charges has been moved to June

‘Children of today better off than 20 years ago

Children born today have a better chance than at any time in history to grow up healthy, educated and protected, with the opportunity to reach their full potential, says the Global Childhood Report recently released by Save the Children, an NGO working for the education and protection of child rights.

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Hydrogen-powered flying machine readies for take off

A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky.

Pasta-like rocks best bet for life on Mars: Study

Rocks on the surface of Mars that look like layers of pasta may be the most obvious sign of life on the Red Planet, a NASA-funded study suggests.

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