Supreme Court issues notice to Sports Ministry, Kabaddi Federation & Indian Olympic Assn
SC hearing a petition alleging unfair selection of players for Jakarta Asian Games, & International Kabaddi Tournament.
Petition accuses Janardan Singh Gehlot & family of misusing position and asking for money to allow players participate in international / national tournaments
Petition filed by MR C Hoonappa Arjun Awardee and Former Indian Kabaddi Player and Mr Rajanathnam, Former Indian Kabaddi Team Captain and Arjun Awardee
Janardan Singh Gehlot was the president of AKFI since 1984 to 2013 and resigned after Sports Development Code, 2011 provided 12 years restriction on tenure and 70 years restriction on retirement according to International Olympic Charter which was also upheld by SC and various High Courts.
The petition prays for appointment of independent committee to supervise selection of players for Asiad Games and to investigate into the illegalities as regards siphoning of funds, selling fake certificates making people eligible for govt jobs and special grants and getting his wife Mridula Bhadauria appointee as President of AKFI, himself as Life President and his son as President of Rajasthan Kabaddi Assn. the Supreme Court has ordered to take immediate Dasti/by hand notice to Govt of India, Sports Ministry, Indian Olympic Assn and Kabaddi Federation and list the matter after two weeks on urgent basis.
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We can organize one on one discussion with Adv. Bharat Nagar, who is representing the players in this case in the Supreme Court
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Hanuman vs Mahiravana, a new family entertainer release from the house of Green Gold Animation releases on July 6th
Green Gold Animation, the creators of India’s favorite animation character Chhota Bheem, unveiled its family entertainer “Hanuman vs Mahiravana” in stereoscopic 3D which is all set for its release on July 6th. A mythological animation movie, it’s based on an untold story from the epic Ramayana. As the producer of the film, Rajiv Chilaka was present at PVR Plaza, Connaught Place, Delhi for the promotions of his film. He revealed several details for the same.
The movie showcases the race against time for Hanuman to save Rama and Laxmana from the clutches of Mahiravana the king of the underworld, an evil sorcerer and the brother of Ravana. The movie is been distributed by Yashraj Films and is targeted to be screened in overall 350 screens across India in Hindi and 25+ screens across Tamil Nadu in Tamil. Audiences can catch the trailer of Hanuman vs Mahiravana before they head to the theater with their family – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llXo_d0UKZw
Says Rajiv Chilaka Founder and CEO of Green Gold Animation, “Green Gold Animation has always tried to push the boundaries, we created India’s first animated fictional character movies for kids. We now want to bring stories for older audiences. Hanuman Vs Mahiravana the movie is visually stunning and will appeal to everyone, right from kids to the grandparents and this movie will be a perfect way for families and friends to spend quality time together.”
Dr. Ezhil Vendan, director of Hanuman vs Mahiravana adds, “This movie has been made with cutting-edge technology, high-end animation, and VFX. We made this in Stereoscopic 3D so the audience can get immersed in this adventure alongside Hanuman. We want this movie to inspire the next generation to feel proud of our heritage and enjoy this as much as they enjoy Harry Potter, Superman or The Avengers! The stories on Egyptian, Roman, Greek and Norse gods are hugely popular across the world; we are hoping that Indian mythology will generate similar interests.”
“Hanuman vs Mahiravana” is produced by Green Gold Animation and directed by Dr. Ezhil Vendan in Stereoscopic 3D, releases in Hindi and Tamil across India on July 6th, 2018.
Local lad Amardeep Rawat finishes runner-up
Pawan Verma takes the lead in the Feeder Tour Order of Merit
Lucknow, July 6, 2018: Chandarjeet Yadav of Chandimandir, Haryana, produced a timely five-under-65 in the third and final round of the PGTI Feeder Tour event at the Lucknow Golf Club to bag his maiden title.
Yadav’s (71-65-65) second straight 65 enabled him to maintain his overnight one-shot lead and took his total to nine-under-201.
Lucknow’s Amardeep Rawat (72-65-65), who was overnight second and one off the lead, also delivered a 65 on day three to end up in the runner-up position at eight-under-202.
The 23-year-old Chandarjeet Yadav was rock-solid on the front-nine as he made three birdies which included two conversions from a range of 10 to 25 feet. Chandarjeet then hit his lob wedge to perfection to earn tap-in birdies on the 10th and 12th that strengthened his claims to the title.
Yadav’s bogey on the 13th was his only blemish of the day. The man with two previous top-10s in the season, finally worked his way to his first title with a 15-feet birdie putt on the 16th and steady pars on the last two holes.
Chandarjeet, who has now moved up from ninth to fifth place on the Feeder Tour Order of Merit, said, “I was just aiming to hit maximum fairways and greens today. I was focusing more on playing to my plan rather than worrying about the result.
“I wasn’t sure of my win even after the birdie on the 16th. I knew I had to make pars on the last two holes since they are among the toughest holes on the course. I knew negotiating the last two holes without dropping a shot would force my nearest rival Amarjeet to go for a birdie which wasn’t an easy task.
“I’m really proud of this effort and it has given me the confidence to raise my game further and also make a mark on the main tour. All aspects of my game were sharp this week especially my putting average which saw a huge improvement.
“I’ve now set my sights on the top position in the Order of Merit as that would ensure me a card on the main tour for 2019. I once again take this opportunity to thank Lt. Gen. Baljeet Singh from Panchkula who has given me all the support possible since 2015, be it in terms of financial assistance or providing golfing equipment. His encouragement is the reason that I’m being able to play as a professional today.”
Amardeep Rawat, like Yadav, also mixed six birdies with a bogey on Friday. Playing at his home course, Rawat couldn’t force a playoff in the final stages as he made pars on the last two holes to finish one shot behind Yadav.
The 30-year-old Rawat, who recorded his second top-10 of the season, thus moved up from 10th to sixth in the Feeder Tour money list.
Rajesh Kumar Rawat, another Lucknow-based professional, registered the tournament’s best round of six-under-64 to finish third at five-under-205.
Former Indian Open champion Vijay Kumar of Lucknow secured tied seventh place at even-par-210.
Delhi’s Pawan Verma, who claimed tied 18th place at six-over-216 at the Lucknow Golf Club, has now climbed from second to first position in the Feeder Tour Order of Merit with season’s earnings of Rs. 2,42,067.
Kapurthala’s Ashbeer Saini, who finished tied fifth in Lucknow at one-under-209, has gained one place and moved into second position in the Feeder Tour rankings with season’s earnings of Rs. 2,34,600.
The sixth and last event of the season will be played at the Palms Golf Club & Resort in Lucknow from July 10 – 12, 2018.
After a stupendous response to the trailer of one of the most awaited films of this year-Saheb Biwi aur Gangster 3 in India, Singapore saw the Gangster -Sanjay Dutt along with producer Rahul Mittra unveil the film’s trailer at a packed function in Singapore city with hundreds of Indian & local fans in attendance. The trailer launch function was followed by question & answer session between the actor-produced duo and the highly interactive crowd. While Dutt was at his usual charming self, Mittra took the audience through the journey of his popular franchise Saheb Biwi aur Gangster from its inception in 2010/11 till present.
With millions of views of the trailer on YouTube and with a rousing reception from fans worldwide, the film is slated to do very well at the Boxoffice when it releases worldwide on the eve of Sanjay Dutt’s birthday on July 27th later this month. Apart from Sanjay Dutt as the stylish gangster, the film stars Jimmy Sheirgill as Saheb, Mahie Gill as Biwi apart from Chitrangda Singh, Deepak Tijori, Kabir Bedi, Nafisa Ali, Zakir Hussain & Deepraj Rana. Directed by national award winner Tigmanshu Dhulia and produced by imminent filmmaker Rahul Mittra, Saheb Biwi aur Gangster 3 is being presented by entertainment giant Raju Chadha.
Dr. T.K Chand receives Knowledge Excellence Award from Secretary, Mines, Govt. of India for Outstanding Contribution in Aluminium Knowledge
06.07.18: Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO, called upon industry leaders, policy makers and stakeholders in the Aluminium value chain to scale up production of the ‘wonder metal’ to meet the rising demand as consumption of Aluminium is poised to reach 10 million tons in the next decade.
Addressing the 22nd International Conference on Non-Ferrous Minerals and Metals 2018 at Ranchi, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO, said, ‘’We need to start thinking ahead and take steps to protect the interests of the Aluminium sector. The consumption of Aluminium will reach 10 million tons in the next 10 years. The country needs to scale up production of Aluminium to meet the demand.’’
The Conference was inaugurated by Secretary, Ministry of Mines, Shri Anil Gopishankar Mukim and was attended by an impressive gathering of industry leaders and policy makers, including from major Non Ferrous producers like NALCO, Aditya Birla, Vedanta and HCL. Shri Anil Gopishankar Mukim spoke about the proactive role of Govt. in making minerals available to producers & easing auction of mining blocks.
Dr. Chand received Knowledge Excellence Award from Secretary, Mines, Govt. of India for Outstanding Contribution in Aluminium Knowledge domain.
Dr. Chand also cautioned, ‘’Unless we are prepared to scale our production to reach the rising demand, our country will have to import about 50 % of the requirement, which will drain our economy through rising import bills.’’ Dr. Chand also focused on the role of non-ferrous metals in economy and briefed the gathering about the future prospect of Aluminium in India. He appealed to the Government to explore more mineable reserves of bauxite as the current rate is barely 17% of the deposit.
A special NALCO booklet on Sustainable Mining titled ‘Mine with Mind’ was released at the International Conference at Ranchi, which was organized by Corporate Monitor.
· Cabinet approves accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty, 1996
The Union Cabinet chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal submitted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry regarding accession to the WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performers and Phonograms Treaty which extends coverage of copyright to the internet and digital environment. The approval is a step towards the objective laid in the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy adopted by the Government on 12-05-2016 which aims to get value for IPRs through commercialization by providing guidance and support to EPR owners about commercial opportunities of e-commerce through Internet and mobile platforms.
Benefits: Meeting the demand of the copyright industries, these treaties will help India:
1. To enable creative right-holders enjoy the fruit of their labour, through international copyright system that can be used to secure a return on the investment made in producing and distributing creative works;
2. To facilitate international protection of domestic rights holder by providing them level-playing field in other countries as India already extends protection to foreign works through the International Copyright order and these treaties will enable Indian right holders to get reciprocal protection abroad;
3. To instil confidence and distribute creative works in digital environment with return on investment; and
4. To spur business growth and contribute to the development of a vibrant creative economy and cultural landscape.
· Cabinet approves extension of Scheme of Recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks upto 2019-20
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the scheme of recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) for the next three years i.e. upto 2019-20. This will enable the RRBs to maintain the minimum prescribed Capital to Risk Weighted Assets Ratio (CRAR) of 9 percent. A strong capital structure and minimum required level of CRAR will ensure financial stability of RRBs which will enable them to play a greater role in financial inclusion and meeting the credit requirements of rural areas. There are 56 RRBs functioning in the country. As on 31-03-2017 (Prov.), the total credit given by RRBs was Rs.2,28,599 crore. The scheme of Recapitalization of RRBs started in FY 2010-11 and was extended twice in the year 2012-13 and 2015-16. The last extension was upto 31-03-2017. A total amount of Rs. 1107.20 crore, as Gol share, out of Rs.1450 crore, has been released to RRBs upto 31-03-2017. The remaining amount of Rs.342.80 crore will be utilized to provide recapitalization support to RRBs whose CRAR is below 9%, during the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20. The identification of RRBs requiring recapitalization and the amount of capital to be provided, will be decided in consultation with NABARD.
· Cabinet approves renewal of MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India & Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2014 and approval for renewal of MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) & Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) in Saudi Arabia to promote mutual co-operation framework. The aim is to work together to develop a mutually beneficial relationship in the best interest of ICAI members, students and their organizations. The MoU will provide an opportunity to the ICAI members to expand their professional horizons and simultaneously ICAI will become an entity to aid and strengthen capacity building of local nationals. The MoU will further enable ICAI to promote the Accounting and Auditing profession and all matters that might lead to the development of the profession and improve its status. The MoU will foster strong working relations between the ICAI & SOCPA thus giving strong professional opportunities to Indian Chartered Accountants in India and more confidence to employers in Eastern Province, thus creating significant employment opportunities for Indian Chartered Accountants.
· Cabinet approves MoU between India and United Kingdom on cooperation in the sphere of Law & Justice and establishing a Joint Consultative Committee
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United Kingdom regarding cooperation between both countries in the sphere of Law & Justice and to set up a Joint Consultative Committee. The MoU takes care of concerns and requirements in the field of exchange of experience by legal professionals, government functionaries and their training and effective legal aid mechanism for resolution of disputes before various Courts, Tribunals, etc. and proposes establishment of Joint Consultative Committees.
· Cabinet approves transfer of 4 acres of Defence land on lease basis to KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan for the construction of KendriyaVidyalaya No. 4 at Kandhar Lines, Delhi Cantt.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the transfer of 4 acres of Defence land in perpetuity basis to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) for the construction of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4 at Kandhar Lines, Delhi Cantt. at a nominal rent of one rupee per annum. At present, Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4 at Delhi Cantt has been functioning from a temporary re-appropriated building in Survey No. 14, Delhi Cantt., since its establishment in 1994. Presently, 956 children are studying in the school. Construction of own permanent school building by KVS will provide proper and comfortable academic environment with all required amenities for the school going children of serving personnel families, ex-servicemen families and children of civilians in and around Delhi Cantt.
· Cabinet approves transfer of 7.5 acres of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for the construction of Kendriya Vidvalaya in Survey No. 408, Jalandhar Cantt
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on 04-07-2018, approved the transfer of 7.5 acres of A-1 Defence land on lease in perpetuity basis at a nominal rent of Re 1/- per annum to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for the construction of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4 in Survey No. 408, Jalandhar Cantt. At present, Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4 at Jalandhar Cantt. has been functioning since 1987 in a temporary re-appropriated MES building opposite Kalwant Hall in Survey No. 408, Jalandhar Cantt. It is spread over 26 acres of A-1 Defence land. Presently, a total of 1346 children are studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4, Jalandhar Cantt. Construction of own permanent school building by KVS will enable the school authorities to build optimal infrastructure to meet the educational requirements of the serving personnel. The remaining 18.5 acres of land will be handed over to the Army on completion of construction of the school building.
· Cabinet approves Transfer of Sashastra Seema Bal’s land measuring 5.99 acres at Tawang to the State Government of Arunachal Pradesh
The Union Cabinet chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Transfer of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)’s land measuring 5.99 acres at Tawang to the State Government of Arunachal Pradesh for construction of a Mega-Festival-Cum-Multipurpose Ground. Arunachal Pradesh Government had identified a suitable portion of land measuring 5.99 acres within the campus of SSB at Tawang for construction of Mega Festival-cum-multipurpose ground with parking facilities (4,73 acres) and construction of ring road (1.26 acres) and accordingly, requested the transfer of the 5.99 acres land. Government of India, (Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region) has already sanctioned the project titled “Construction of Mega-Festival-Cum-Multipurpose Ground with parking facilities and approach road at Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh” in March, 2016. The multipurpose ground will be used for holding various tourism festivals, etc.
· Cabinet approves transfer of 7.118 acres of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for construction of Kendriya Vidyalaya Number 2 Dhar Road in District Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the transfer of 56 kanals and 19 marlas (7.118 acres) of Defence land on lease on long term basis for 30 years renewable for two like terms of 30 years each to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) for construction of KendriyaVidyalaya No. 2 at Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir at a nominal rent of one rupee per annum. At present, Kendriya Vidyalaya Number 2, Dhar Road, Udhampur has been functioning in temporary buildings ever since its inception in 1985. Presently, a total of 851 students are studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya Number 2, Dhar Road, Udhampur. Construction of own permanent school building by KVS will enable the school authorities to build optimal infrastructure to meet the educational requirements of the children of serving personnel.
· Cabinet approves Umbrella Schemes for Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates
The Union Cabinet chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuance of the 8 existing schemes of the Ministry of Home Affairs upto March 2020 for relief and rehabilitation of migrants and repatriates under the Umbrella scheme “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates”. The financial implication for this purpose is Rs. 3183 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. The year-wise phasing of the scheme will be- Rs. 911 crore in 2017-18, Rs.1372 crore in 2018-19 and Rs. 900 crore in 2019-2020. The schemes will provide relief and rehabilitation assistance to the refugees, displaced persons, civilian victims of terrorist/communal/LWE violence and cross border firing and mine/IED blasts on Indian Territory and riot victims of various incidents, etc.
· Cabinet approves DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018; Mandatory Accreditation and Regulation of DNA Laboratories
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018.
1. The primary intended purpose for enactment of “The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill” is for expanding the application of DNA-based forensic technologies to support and strengthen the justice delivery system of the country.
2. The utility of DNA based technologies for solving crimes, and to identify missing persons, is well recognized across the world.
3. By providing for the mandatory accreditation and regulation of DNA laboratories, the Bill seeks to ensure that with the proposed expanded use of this technology in the country, there is also the assurance that the DNA test results are reliable and the data remain protected from misuse or abuse in terms of the privacy rights of the citizens.
4. Speedier justice delivery.
5. Increased conviction rate.
6. Bill’s provisions will enable the cross-matching between persons who have been reported missing on the one hand and unidentified dead bodies found in various parts of the country on the other, and also for establishing the identity of victims in mass disasters.
· Cabinet approves renaming of Agartala Airport, Tripura as Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport, Agartala
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, gave its approval to rename the Agartala Airport in Tripura as ‘Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport’, Agartala. The decision comes in the wake of the long pending demand of people of Tripura as well as the Tripura Government for paying tribute to Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore.
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Nearly 40 Crore Farmers grow paddy and GoI procurement bill shall go up by Rs.15,000 Cr means per capita additional income from procurement is only Rs.375 only as per The Hindu Story. This is just0.1% of GDP and 0.3% of Center & States budget.
Assuming Farm Surplus of 5 Crore Tones Paddy including Procurement by FCI – Rs.2000 Per Tones MSP increase actually means Rs.10,000 Cr Gains to Farmers – So real per capita gains to Paddy Farmers is only Rs.250 annually, barely enough for haircut at rural costs in a year.
MSP for Paddy 5 years ago was Rs.1310 and there is Rs.440 Per Quintal increase in 5 years to Rs.1750 – or Rs.88 Per Quintal average MSP increase. This 33.6% increase in 5 Years – Population increase of 10% and Inflation in 5 Years means no gains to Farmers.
Since Farmers Themselves consume 60% of their own produce – even more when we consider INTER FARMER SALES, Bajra or Maize farmer selling their produce for Chicken Feed or Use up for Feeding Milk Animals.
Cash crops like Cotton, Soybean, Pulses are brought to market for sales but except for Cotton most crops are RAIN FED have very low yield.
Current Rainfall deficit is 7% – unless there is GOOD RAIN FALL there shall be little or no gains to Farmers in view of Low Yields.
Milk Prices are at lowest in many states – Procurement price of Sugarcane is not increased.
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