30th October 2020

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Daily NEWS Summary: 08.07.2020

Pak says Kulbhushan Jadhav declined to file a review

Pakistan said today that Kulbhushan Jadhav, arrested for espionage and terrorism in 2016, has refused to appeal to the Islamabad High Court against his death sentence pronounced by a Pakistani military court in April. 2017.

  • In a special speech organized by the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan’s Attorney General Ahmed Irfan said an order had been issued in May, authorized Jadhav, his legal representative or a representative of the Indian high commission in Islamabad to file a request for review in accordance with the verdict of the International Court of Justice in July 2019.
  • Irfan claimed that on June 17 of this year, Jadhav had been invited to file a request for review with the Islamabad High Court against his sentence, but decided not to instead, Jadhav “preferred to follow” his request pending “mercy.
  • The Pakistani lawyer also claimed to have written several times to the Indian High Commission to file a request for review on behalf of Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer.

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are suing the Department of Homeland Security and the federal immigration agency over new guidelines that Foreign students are prohibited from staying in the United States if their universities go online, only classes in the fall.

A report in The Harvard Crimson said the two educational institutions had filed a lawsuit in Boston court Wednesday morning against the two federal agencies.

“We will vigorously pursue this issue so that our international students, and international students at institutions across the country, can continue their education without the threat of deportation”

said University President Lawrence S. Bacow, quoted by Harvard Crimson, in a email to affiliates.

The Ministry of the Interior (MHA) has established an inter-ministerial committee to investigate the violation of various legal provisions by three NGOs; the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.

  • All three NGOs are linked to Congress, an MHA spokesperson tweeted: “The MHA is establishing an interdepartmental committee to coordinate investigations into violations of various legal provisions of the PMLA, the Income Tax Act, the FCRA, etc. by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust “.
  • Recently, the ruling Bharatiya Janata party claimed that the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, led by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, had continuously received donations from the Chinese Embassy from 2006 to 2009.
  • Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the move and said “those who fight for the truth have no price and cannot be intimidated.” The Congress said its leadership would not be intimidated by “cowardly acts and a blind witch-hunt” by the “panicked” government.

FBI director Christopher Wray said China is pushing preferences in US elections in large intelligence operations with economic impact “unprecedented”.

  • Wray did not say whether China supported President Donald Trump or his alleged Democratic rival Joe Biden, who severely criticized Beijing. However, the Trump campaign plans to mention Biden’s ties to China as a Again, it is the son of former Vice President of the United States, Hunter Biden, who had an investment agreement involving the Bank of China.
  • A consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) is executing a bankruptcy decision against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya in the United Kingdom, as it seeks to establish that any liquidation offer made by it is now obsolete. in water.
  • At a hearing in the High Court Insolvency Chamber in London on July 7, Justice Michael Briggs heard the banks’ argument, represented by lawyer Marcia Shekerdemian, that they had no other choice to pursue the bankruptcy order since, contrary to what is claimed. made by Mallya – the banks were not secured creditors.
  • The Execution Department (ED) has joined Rs. Rs 329.66 million of assets belonging to Nirav Modi and related entities. Modi is the suspected “brain” of the National Punjab Bank (PNB) fraud. The assets were confiscated under the Escaped Economic Criminals Act.
  • In the case of money laundering against the diamond dealer, the ED has so far attached properties valued at Rs. 2348 crore. The confiscated assets include four floors in the iconic Samudra Mahal building in the Worli district of Mumbai, a seafront farm and land in Alibaug, a windmill in Jaisalmer, a floor in London and a few residential apartments in the UAE united, in addition to shares and bank deposits.
  • The number of coronavirus cases reported in India was 7.53,466 at the time of this bulletin, with a death toll of 20,819. The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “emerging evidence” of the spread of the new coronavirus in the air after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its position on how respiratory diseases are transmitted between people.
  • The Union Cabinet approved a plan to provide affordable rental housing for migrant workers in 107 cities. There are 1.08 lakh houses in 107 cities that are ready, said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. This will be done through municipal corporations under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
  • The CBI has dealt with two cases linked to the death in detention of a father and his son, Jayaraj and J. Benicks, after being tortured by the police of Sattankulam in the district of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu last month. The cases had previously been registered at the Kovilpatti East police station. The Crime Division-CID has already arrested five suspects, including the then Sattankulam police inspector, Sridhar, and two assistant inspectors, Raghu Ganesh and Balakrishnan.
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