SC directs NCM to choose on redefining ‘Minority’
The Supreme Court docket on February 11, 2019 directed the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to just take a determination in just three months on a illustration trying to find pointers to redefine the time period ‘Minority’.
A bench headed by Main Justice Ranjan Gogoi questioned petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay to re-file his representation to the Minority Commission and directed the Commission to just take a selection in this regard in a few months in the context of state-smart populace of a local community.
To start with batch of 4 Boeing hefty-raise helicopters arrive in India from US
The initially batch of 4 Boeing significant-raise Chinook Helicopters, CH-47F (I), arrived at the Mundra airport in Gujarat on February 10, 2019.
Procured from the United States, the Chinook Helicopters are envisioned to provide impetus to the heavy-elevate abilities of Indian Air Force (IAF) and reinforce the defence ties with the United States.
Made by Boeing, the CH-47F (I) will be stationed at Chandigarh air foundation of the Indian Air Power. The Chandigarh air foundation can take treatment of delivering important items to Siachen and Eastern Ladakh sectors.
PM Modi launches devoted 24×7 satellite channel ‘DD Arunprabha’ for Arunachal Pradesh
Key Minister Narendra Modi on February 9, 2019 launched a focused 24×7 Satellite channel, ‘DD Arunprabha’ for Arunachal Pradesh in the course of his stop by to Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Tripura.
DD Arunprabha is the Doordarshan’s next channel for the northeastern location DD Northeast was the initial one. The channel will familiarise folks throughout India with the natural beauty and the society of the Point out.
Abu Dhabi provides Hindi as 3rd formal court docket language
The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has included Hindi as the 3rd official language to be employed in the city’s courts, alongside Arabic and English.
The shift is aimed at encouraging foreigners to master about litigation processes, their rights and obligations devoid of a language barrier, in addition to facilitating registration procedures via unified varieties obtainable through the judicial department’s site.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi elected as new chair of African Union
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on February 10, 2019 took more than as the chair of the African Union (AU) subsequent a assembly by heads of point out from the continent in Ethiopia’s money metropolis, Addis Ababa.
The put up of AU’s chair rotates yearly among the 5 locations of the continent. The Incoming AU chairman President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is anticipated to concentration on the struggle versus armed teams on the continent and rebuilding efforts of countries recovering from conflict.
It is the initially time since the AU was founded in 2002 that Egypt assumes the leading seat of the body.