Tuesday, January 7, 2014

PANASONIC UNVEILS THE WORLD’S LIGHTEST* AND THINNEST* “POCKETABLE” FULLY-RUGGED WINDOWS TABLET AT CES 2014 IN LAS VEGAS 07th January, 2014: Delhi (India): Panasonic Corporation today expanded its Toughpad range of tablets with the launch of world’s first Fully-rugged 7-inch Windows Tablet – the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1 at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas. This latest offering from Panasonic is a high performance ‘small form’ gadget and is equipped with the latest Intel® CoreTM i5 vProTM processor and Intel® Celeron® processor. Targeted at the enterprise segment, the Toughpad FZ-M1 is the world’s lightest* and thinnest* ‘pocketable’ tablet, weighing approximately 540g (1.2 lbs). Employing Panasonic’s cutting-edge digital technology, this new tablet is designed to create new value for users with a more realistic and intuitive operating environment. This latest addition to the Toughpad series features a 7-inch WXGA capacitive touchscreen display (1280×800 pixel) and runs on Windows 8.1 Pro operating system. Powered by a Intel® CoreTM i5 vProTM processor (1.6GHz) and Intel® Celeron® processor, the device has 4 GB RAM, which can be extended up to 8GB. The tablet has a 5 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a 2 megapixel autofocus webcam for video calling. On the connectivity front, the device has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, optional 3G/4G LTE, USB 3.0 port, optional Smart Card Reader, optional Barcode Reader, optional NFC, Magnetic Stripe Reader and optional Serial Port. It has a Li-ion 3220mAh battery that will provide up to 8 hours** of battery life. The Toughpad FZ-M1 measures 203 mm x 132 mm x 18 mm and weighs 540 g (1.2 lbs). Expressing his views on the new launch, Mr. Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said, “The launch of our lightest* and thinnest* pocketable 7-inch Toughpad at a platform like CES is a showcase of our unwavering commitment towards providing cutting-edge technological advanced products to our consumers. With its high-class tough performance, connectivity, long battery life and advanced technology, this device is the perfect work companion for all business professionals leading a rugged life. With a long standing commitment towards providing value to consumers with our products, we have been successfully setting new bench marks across product categories. In line with this, the brand will continue to meet the expectations of its customers across the spectrum, in 2014.” Mr. Gunjan Sachdev, Manager & National Business Head, Toughbook Division, Panasonic India said “With the launch of this device, we are catering to business users who want a robust, yet durable, high-performance, ultra mobile and lightweight device without compromising on the performance. The Toughbook segment contributes significantly to Panasonic’s overall turnover and we are hoping to drive increment in the market share from this segment in the coming years.” About Panasonic Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.85 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2012. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/. About Panasonic India Panasonic makes available in India its wide range of consumer electronics, home appliances like LCD & Plasma TVs, DVD players, Home Theatre Systems, Cameras, Camcorders, Car Audio Systems, Air Conditioners, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Automatic Cookers, Vacuum Cleaners and a wide range of system products including communication ones like Phones, High Definition Videoconferencing, Professional Audio Video products like Broadcast Cameras, Projectors and Displays, Business Solutions including Printers, Whiteboards and Security Solutions. The company currently has a workforce of about 12,500 in India. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand in India, please visit http://panasonic.co.in.
COMEDY ITALIAN STYLE 7 01 2014 FILM OF THE WEEK ON WEDNESDAY 08th JANUARY 2014 AT 6.30 P.M. AND RE-SCREENING 11th JANUARY 2014 AT 2.00 P.M. At Italian Embassy Cultural Centre – New Delhi Tessitori Hall FOCUS: COMEDY ITALIAN STYLE Don Camillo (Restored Version) The little world of Don Camillo An amusing and light-hearted comedy about the clash between two different perspectives, the religious priest Don Camillo and the secular communist Mayor Peppone Director: Julien Duvivier Screenplay: Julien Duvivier, RenĂ© Barjavel Actors: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Leda Gloria, Vera Talchi, Franco Interlenghi, Music: Alessandro Cicognini Italy/France, 1952, 109 min. B/W Don Camillo is a priest in a small Italian village who is shocked when he finds out that the Communists have won the elections and that his arch nemesis, die-hard Marxist Peppone, has become the new Mayor. Don Camillo hears the voice of Jesus Christ coming from the crucifix and giving him advice, thus he interrupts the Communists’ speech with church bells. Notwithstanding their differences Peppone and Don Camillo are also friends and respect each other. When a general strike breaks out, Don Camillo convinces Peppone to break the rules. Their rivalry even continues in a soccer game. When Don Camillo is moved to another town after a fight, Peppone wishes him all the best… Thanks and best regards, Italian Embassy Cultural Centre 50- E Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri, New Delhi -110 021 Phone: 0091- 11- 26871901/03/04 Ext. 209 Fax: 0091- 11- 26871902 www.iicnewdelhi.esteri.it Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Business, culture, Entertainment, films, Uncategorized -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sikh Caucus Co Chair Valadao attends Sikh Function 7 01 2014 Sikh Caucus Co Chair Valadao attends, says Sikhs issues to be resolved Gurjatinder S. Randhawa Freemont-California, January 7, American Gurdwara Parbandhak Commiteee (AGPC) celebrated the Gurpurab of Tenth Sikh Master Guru Gobind Singh with religious fervor and devotion according to Nanak Shahi Calendar 2003. The religious functions were organized at Gurudwara Sahib Fremont and Gurdwara Sahib Singh Sabha Milpitas CA. American Sikh Congressional Caucus Co-Chair Hon Congressman David Valadao was the special guest who promised to take up the issues relating the Sikh community at rightful platforms during the occasion. AGPC President Jaswant Singh Hothi and Coordinator Dr.Pritpal Singh congratulated the Sikh panth on the occasion and both the leaders asked the community members to live the life of universal brotherhood and peace as per the Guru’s teachings. They said Guru fought for the protection of the human rights and worked for the upliftment of the downtrodden and those less fortunate. They along with other office bearers of the AGPC welcomed and honoured Valadao for his contribution to resolve Sikh matters. Valadao meanwhile stated that they were taking up the issues of recruitment of the Sikhs in US Defence forces, separate records of the Sikh community in the US Census, stopping of the hate crime against the Sikhs and recording the incidents of the hate crime separately from the incidents of other crimes in the records of the police agencies. “We are committed to resolve all the issues being faced by the community. The Sikhs are part and parcel of the US society and we want them to safe and secure and resolve their matters relating recruitments and discrimination’’, said Valadao. Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : culture, Media, Politics, Uncategorized, world News -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sikh celebrates Gurpurab around the world 7 01 2014 Updated Sikhs from across the world are celebrating the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Today. Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs founded the Khalsa Panth and gave the teachings of harmony, brotherhood and righteousness.The birth anniversary of tenth Guru of Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh is being celebrated across the globe with religious fervor and gaiety. Guru Gobind Singh was born in 1666 in Patna of Bihar, where Patna Sahib Gurudwara is situated. Devotees in huge numbers visit the Gurudwara on the occasion. In 1699 on the day of Vaisakhi, Guru Gobind Singh ji founded the Khalsa Panth. He asked the members of the Khalsa to rise above the barriers of religion and caste and spread the message of brotherhood, communal harmony and humanity in the world. He told his followers to be ready to sacrifice for the cause of Dharma or righteousness. Guru Gobind Singh, gave the Sikhs their very distinctive symbols as marks of acceptance from God in the form they are, cleanliness, inspiration to do good and self defence. Devotees take out nagar kirtan processions and throng the Sikh Shrines to celebrate the occasion where Sabad Kirtans are organised. People from all walks of life celebrate the occasion and pledge to follow the path shown by the Guru. Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : culture, Uncategorized -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Parvasi Bharatiya Divas Celebration 7 01 2014 Manish Tiwari Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Dr Renu Khator at Plenary Session of Youth. Engaging with the youth and discussions on healthcare will be key focus areas of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014 which kicked off in New Delhi on Tuesday. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari highlighted the aim of creation of Ministry of Overseas Indians. The Minister said that the Pravasi Bharatiya Platform should be more broadbased and expanded. He said there is a need for more formal and informal interactions between the young delegates from other countries and Indian students for exchange of ideas. This year’s theme is “Engaging Diaspora: Connecting Across Generations” and the Youth PBD is expected to open new horizons of a strong network of young overseas Indians to contribute to India’s engagement with youth in all sectors. “Engaging with the youth and healthcare will one of the major sectors where discussions will take place this year,” Overseas Indian Affairs minister Vayalar Ravi told reporters. To be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Malaysia’s Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Y B Datuk Seri Palanivel will be the chief guest. Ravi said Palanivel is a very prominent leader of Indian origin as well as an important politician. President Pranab Mukherjee will deliver the valedictory address on January 9 and will confer the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards which will be given to 14 people this time. Ravi said a special session on “Issues of NRIs in the Gulf” will also be organised this year to discuss the problems faced by them and their possible remedies. Apart from that sessions on “Sharing a common heritage: the emotional connect” and on young achievers, plenary session on India’s growth and development agenda, India’s soft power, PBD oration, investment opportunities in states and parallel state sessions will also be held. Concurrent sessions on innovation and technology and “Healthcare Opportunities in India” will also be organised. This year’s event is also expected to witness large participation from delegates across the world. “Already 700 delegates have registered. Usually registration comes in the last day. Last year, only 400-500 delegates were there. The number of participants will increase. We are also talking to different associations around the world… people from 50 countries have already registered,” Ravi said. However, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi may not be able to take part in the session in the Youth PBD. Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Media, Politics, Uncategorized -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013 7 01 2014 Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013 On the basis of result of the written part of the Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013 held by the Union Public Service Commission in November, 2013, the candidates as per the list of Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test:– The candidature of these candidates is PROVISIONAL subject to their being found eligible in all respects. The candidates would be required to produce the original certificates in support of their claims relating to age, educational qualifications, community, physical disability etc. at the time of the Personality Test. They are, therefore, advised to keep their certificates ready and check before hand the requirement of certificates in accordance with the important instructions before appearance in the PT Boards available on the website of the Commission. In accordance with the Rules of examination all these candidates are required to fill up the Detailed Application Forms (DAF) which will be available on the Commission`s Website http://www.upsc.gov.in. and submit the same ON LINE. The Detailed Application Form (DAF) will be available on the website of the Commission upto 17.01.2014 till 11.59 PM. Important instructions regarding filling up of the Detailed Application Form (DAF) and submitting the same ONLINE to the Commission are also available on the website. The candidates who have been declared successful have to first get themselves registered on the relevant page of the website before filling up the ONLINE Detailed Application Form. The qualified candidates are further advised to refer to the Rules of the Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, dated 17.08.2013, which is also available on the Website of the Commission. After submitting the Detailed Application Form (DAF) duly filled in ONLINE, the candidates are required to take out a print out of the finally submitted Detailed Application Form (DAF) separately and will have to send the printed copy of the Detailed Application Form (DAF) duly ink signed by the candidate along with all relevant documents to the Under Secretary (IES/ISS), Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069, so as to reach the Commission`s Office latest by 20.01.2014. The envelope containing the print out of the Detailed Application Form (DAF) submitted ONLINE should be superscribed “Detailed Application Form (DAF) for Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013”. It can also be delivered at UPSC by hand till 20.01.2014 (5.00 PM). In the event of non receipt of ink signed copy of the DAF, the candidature will be cancelled without any further notice. The candidates are also required to bring the printed copy of the DAF duly signed (by the candidate) along with original documents and a photocopy each thereof at the time of Interview. The instructions for filling up DAF, available on the Website along with the Rules of the Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2013, must be read carefully with regard to the certificates which will be produced at the time of interview. The candidate will be solely responsible for not producing sufficient proof in support of his/her age, date of birth, educational qualification, caste (SC/ST/OBC) and Physically disability status. Interview of candidates who have qualified for the Personality Test are likely to be held from 24.02.2014. The exact date of interview will, however, be intimated to the candidates through Interview Letter. Roll Number wise Interview Schedule will also be made available on Commission`s Website. No request for change in the date and time of the Personality Test intimated to the candidates will be entertained under any circumstances. “The marks-sheets of candidates, who have not qualified, will be put on the Commission`s Website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result (after conducting Personality Test) and will remain available on the Website for a period of 60 days”. The candidates can access the marks-sheets after keying in their Roll Numbers and Date of birth. The printed/hard copies of the marks-sheet would, however, be issued by UPSC to candidates based on specific request accompanied by a self addressed stamped envelope. Candidates desirous of obtaining printed/hard copies of the marks-sheet should make the request within thirty days of the display of the marks on the Commission`s Website, beyond which such requests would not be entertained. The result will also be available on the U.P.S.C. `s Website http://www.upsc.gov.in. Union Public Service Commission has a Facilitation Counter at its campus. Candidate may obtain any information/clarification regarding their examination/result on working days between 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM in person or over telephone Nos. (011)-23385271/23381125/23098543 from this counter. List IES/ISS EXAMINATION 2013 INDIAN ECONOMIC SERVICE 000051 001326 001331 001435 001531 001636 001684 001819 002141 002589 002625 002713 002733 002772 002898 002944 002957 003207 003251 003290 003683 004526 004589 004762 005123 005711 005825 006027 006260 006586 006588 006596 006651 006732 007190 007212 007219 007414 007742 009127 012884 012989 014166 014342 015122 INDIAN STATISTICAL SERVICE 000008 000010 000329 000829 000943 001288 001298 001469 001746 001795 002377 002978 003202 003263 003702 004189 004620 004867 004988 005303 005444 007124 007422 007423 007528 007682 007953 ***** Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Uncategorized -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Parvasi Bharatiya Divas Celebration 7 01 2014 Manish Tiwari Minister of Information and Broadcasting Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Uncategorized -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vice President Inaugurates NCC Republic Day Camp-2014 7 01 2014 The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated the “National Cadet Corps (NCC) Republic Day Camp-2014” at the Garrison Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt here today. Addressing the cadets and officers of NCC, the Vice President lauded the various welfare initiatives of NCC , the largest uniformed organization in the world, which brings together young people from all parts of our country and every segment of society to prepare them for being responsible citizens of tomorrow by instilling in them a culture of discipline and teamwork. He extended his best wishes to the cadets for a happy, healthy and successful New year and called upon them to reaffirm their resolve to work hard and excel in all their endeavours. He lauded the valuable contributions of NCC cadets in providing emergency relief to victims of natural disasters, especially in the aftermath of devastating floods in Uttarakhand. He also appreciated NCC’s initiatives for socio-economic welfare of our citizens on important issues as healthcare and in combating social evils. The Vice President said that the revised curriculam addresses the core concerns of the nation as it aims to inculcate in the youth the values of patriotism and ethics. A contingent of smartly turned out NCC cadets presented a “Guard of Honour” to the Vice President on his arrival at the camp. This was followed by NCC cadets presenting Band Display. The Vice President visited the “Flag Area” where he listened to the young cadets briefing him about their respective States and appreciated the various social themes displayed in the Flag Area prepared by them. A total of 2070 Cadets from all States and Union Territories are attending the camp. The camp provides a unique opportunity to the cadets from different regions and States of our vast and diverse country to meet and interact with each other and further the cause of ‘national integration’. The underlying theme of RDC-2014 is “Nation First”. Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Uncategorized -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- « Previous Entries Prithvi Launch Successful 7 01 2014 A missile unit of the elite Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully launched a Prithvi missile today from the test range at Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast as part of a scenario based live launch training exercise. The launch was flawless and achieved all its targeting and technical parameters set out for the training exercise. ‘The launch was conducted as a culmination to a strategic training exercise. The aim of this exercise was to validate our readiness by undertaking launches in various contingencies’, said an SFC spokesperson. Prithvi missiles are indigenously produced and are equipped with improved high accuracy navigation and manoeuvring system. Inducted into India’s Strategic Forces Command in 2003, the Prithvi missile, the first missile to be developed under India’s prestigious IGMDP strengthens India’s nuclear deterrence Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Uncategorized Ghulam Nabi Azad launches the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram 7 01 2014 Ghulam Nabi Azad launches the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) Shri Azad: Rksk will Comprehensively Address the Health Needs of the Country’s Adolescent Population Shri Ghualm Nabi Azad, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK), here today. He also inaugurated the three-day National Adolescent Health Consultation. The Union Health Minister, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad while addressing the gathering stated that the programme will comprehensively address the health needs of the 243 million adolescents, who account for over 21% of the country’s population. He said that so far the efforts have been partial, confined to sexual and reproductive health, that too at select government facilities. The Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) will bring in several new dimensions, which he listed as- mental health, nutrition, substance misuse, gender based violence and non-communicable diseases. The programme introduces community based interventions through peer educators, and is underpinned by collaborations with other Ministries and State governments, knowledge partners and more research. Referring to the strategic approach to RMNCH+A (Reproductive, Maternal, New born, Child Health + Adolescent) in which `A` denotes adolescents, unveiled last year at Mahabalipuram, the Health Minister said that new focus on adolescents is in recognition of the fact that without adolescent health, maternal and child health outcomes may continue to elude us. Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the 5 by 5 RMNCH+A matrix has been developed which lists out the 5 high impact interventions under each of the 5 pillars, all of which need to be implemented together, at the same time, with high coverage and quality. Speaking at the occasion, Sh K Desiraju, Health Secretary said that the programme is an effort to move away from a ‘doctor-driven’ effort towards a holistic and participative programme. The RKSK recognizes that all adolescents need attention even before the occurrence of any disease or problem, and in order to make informed decisions and choices. Highlighting the salient features of the programme and the need for an enhanced and sharper focus on adolescents, Smt Anuradha Gupta, Addl. Secretary and Mission Director, NRHM stated that adolescents present a unique opportunity to reap the country’s demographic dividends. This, she pointed out, will not be possible without investing in their health needs. She explained that lifestyle and behavior related diseases such as substance abuse, inflicting self harm, tendency towards gender-based violence, low nutrition and physical inactivity, which begin and occur more during this phase, are fast becoming the causes for the highest mortality in this age group. She stated that in the coming years in the developing countries, seven out of ten deaths will be due to non-communicable diseases. The RKSK programme defines an adolescent as a person within 10-19 years of age, in urban and rural areas, includes both girls and boys, married and unmarried, poor and affluent, whether they are in school or out of school. This broad definition helps to address the myriad problems of adolescents across various groups and categories, she stated. The programme emphasis seven ‘Cs”- coverage, content, communication, counselling, clinics and convergence. She stated that active use of new technologies and social media platforms will form an integral part of the programme to reach the adolescents in their own spaces, with strategic partnerships with communities and peers. The Health Minister also launched the handbooks on strategy frameworks which includes the framework for monitoring, supervision and evaluation of the programme once it is rolled out; the handbook on operational framework which will help to translate the programme into action; and the resource pack for the ANMs, ASHAs, medical officers, LHVs and peer educators. Also present at the launch function were Ms. Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director, UNFPA, Ms. Fredika Meijer, UNFPA representative for Bhutan and India, senior officers from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Health Secretaries from different States, and representatives from UNICEF. Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Uncategorized Growth of 6.3 percent in the number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA’s) 7 01 2014 Growth of 6.3 percent in the number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA’s) in the month of December, 2013 There has been a growth of 6.3 percent in the number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA’s) in the month of December, 2013 as compared to FTA’s in the month of December, 2012. The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FEEs from tourism during the month of December 2013. Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs): • FTAs during the Month of December 2013 were 8.00 lakh as compared to FTAs of 7.53 lakh during the month of December 2012 and 7.37 lakh in December 2011. • There has been a growth of 6.3% in December 2013 over December 2012 as compared to a growth of 2.2% registered in December 2012 over December 2011. • FTAs during the period January to December 2013 were 68.48 lakh with a growth of 4.1%, as compared to FTAs of 65.78 lakh with a growth of 4.3% during January to December 2012 over the corresponding period of 2011. Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from Tourism in rupee terms and US$ terms • FEEs during the month of December 2013 were ` 11,680 crore as compared to ` 10,549 crore in December 2012 and ` 8,870 crore in December 2011. • The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms in December 2013 over December 2012 was 10.7% as compared to 18.9% in December 2012 over December 2011. • FEEs from tourism in rupee terms during January to December 2013 were ` 1,05,836 crore with a growth of 12.0%, as compared to the FEEs of ` 94,487 crore with a growth of 21.8% during January to December 2012 over the corresponding period of 2011. • FEEs in US$ terms during the month of December 2013 were US$ 1.886 billion as compared to FEEs of US$ 1.931 billion during the month of December 2012 and US$ 1.688 billion in December 2011. • The growth rate in FEEs in US$ terms in December 2013 over December 2012 was a negative growth of 2.3% as compared to the growth of 14.4% in December 2012 over December 2011. • FEE from tourism in terms of US$ during January to December 2013 were US$ 18.133 billion with a growth of 2.2%, as compared to US$ 17.737 billion with a growth of 7.1% during January-December 2012 over the corresponding period of 2011. Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on the basis of the FTAs data at major ports and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism on the basis of data available from Reserve Bank of India. Edit : Edit Comments : Leave a Comment » Categories : Uncategorized AAP’s Bhushan & Bharti MISFIRED District Level Skills 7 01 2014 January07, 2014 In India a Government not delivering 15% growth rate at current prices is taken as Corrupt and Incompetent. AAP has Completely Neglected DEVELOPMENT ISSUES THAT HAVE INSTANT IMPACT – have no STRATEGY on corruption. AAP has No Experience, Skills, Capability, Honesty and Understanding of The Problems to ‘Deliver On Promises’ – EXCELLENT UNITY BUT NO DIRECTION. Governments and their Systems are designed to be ROBUST or Crash Proof just like Computer Software – only a skilled programmer could make it malfunction by introducing Malware. Corrupt Officers & Businesses have actually Crippled the System. Step By Step Government had to DISINFECT the system. Rules & Remedy of Corruption Are Exactly The Same As Malware in Computer Systems. Some most CORRUPT & CROOK & RESOURCEFUL makes a HOLE in the System that is duplicated by hundreds and million others. First Priority of AAP is to PLUG THE HOLES in the system by INTRODUCING CORRUPTION FREE SYSTEMS. Mere Transfer of 800 Officers is not a solution at all. Kejriwal WILL BE ASTONISHED to See Within 5 Working Days Demand For SLOW WATER METERS had cropped up. Subsidizing Electricity Is REWARDING Discoms. South Gujarat Discom buys 11.7 BU and Bill 9.8 BU – For Similar Load BRPL buys 15 BU, Sell 3 BU exact details in specific petition. AAP should have Dismissed DERC Members to Effectively Implement Its Program to Cut Electricity Tariffs for 0-400 Unit Domestic Consumers. Just by RESTRICTING Power Purchase to 12 BU, BRPL Could Save Around 15% to 20% cost of supply – All BRPL was required to Restrict Load of 50 KW plus consumers. Somnath Bharti Should INTERVENE & REVIEW Delhi State Court Cases, Adopt CONSUMER-AAP PROGRAMS IN HC & SC and Consumer Forums. Consumers Forums Are Under The Jurisdiction of Delhi Government –Introduce FAST 25 E- Consumer Forums @ 10 cases a day dispose 75,000 case a year, Fix Minimum Penalty of Rs.1000/- per case – Over Rs.200 Cr Gain to Consumers. Ravinder Singh Inventor & Consultant Progressindia008@yahoo.com Ph: 9650421857 Delhi law min scolds secy for not calling judges’ meet New Controversy Hits Kejri’s AAP Dhananjay Mahapatra & Abhinav Garg TNN New Delhi: A row has erupted between Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti and law secretary A S Yadav. Last week, Bharti is learnt to have rebuked Yadav when the latter expressed his inability to convene a meeting of all Delhi court judges at the state secretariat. According to sources in the High Court and the state government’s law department, Yadav told the minister that the judiciary is independent of the executive and only the Delhi High Court can summon a meeting of judges. Yadav, a district judge who is on deputation, tried to reason with Bharti — himself a lawyer with an IIT background — that it was unthinkable for a minister or anyone representing the executive to summon a meeting of the judges. He said Delhi HC exercises exclusive administrative jurisdiction over judges. Sources said Yadav’s contention did not go down well with Bharti, who accused him of being loyal to the old regime, and of deliberately trying to place obstacles in the way of the AAP government’s plan to ensure speedy delivery of justice. Yadav has written a letter to Delhi Chief Justice N V Ramana, apprising him of the development. He is learnt to have met him and requested that he be repatriated to the judiciary. AAP rapped for Bhushan’s J&K comment New Delhi: AAP leader Prashant Bhushan’s reported remarks seeking a referendum for army deployment in Kashmir came under sharp attack from across the political spectrum, forcing the party to distance itself from the statement. Bhushan later issued a clarification that a referendum should not be mistaken for a plebiscite on J&K’s merger with India. TNN ‘Difficult to work in present atmosphere’ New Delhi: Sources said that an upset Yadav told the chief justice that it had become difficult for him to work in the present atmosphere, and he would like to return to his parent cadre as district judge. Chief Justice Ramana, however, is learnt to have assured Yadav that the HC would protect him against any vindictive action by the executive. When TOI contacted Bharti, he defended his initiative to reach out to the judiciary and blamed the law secretary for sitting on his request to fix up a meeting with the Delhi high court’s Chief Justice. “I have been doing whatever is possible to ensure two things – that the poorest of poor be given justice and every penny spent by the government is accounted for. As the law minister, I have a duty towards my people. I wanted to have this meeting because judicial and legal reforms are my priority. Unless I interact with the judiciary how will I address their problem or that of the litigants? I am not aware of the protocol so I asked the secretary to advise me on these things. But when I asked him for such a meeting, he said we have to seek permission from the Delhi High Court. For every small thing he says only the HC can do, only HC has the jurisdiction, we have to seek permission from HC. What is the responsibility of the law minister?” Bharti said. Times View AAP ministers are in a hurry to make a difference. That is understandable. So is their apparent inexperience. Therefore, they need to be doubly careful. Or else, they will make errors and incur a heavy political cost. They need to realise that not all traditions – like the separation of the judiciary from the executive — can or should be changed. Many practices have been put in place for good reason, and brusquely dismissing them can only adversely affect the enormous public goodwill that AAP enjoys at present.

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