19-11-2016

the hindu
1.SC collegium stands by 43 names rejected by govt.
2.Khehar made NALSA executive chairman.

The Union government on Friday announced that Jagdish Singh Khehar, a judge of the Supreme Court, will be the new Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). He succeeds Anil R. Dave. read more

3.Scheme soon to grade CSIR scientist’s performance.

A controversial proposal to grade the performance of CSIR scientists is expected to be soon cleared by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who is also the president of The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which is India’s largest chain of publicly-funded research laboratories.  read more

4.Everyone has a fundamental right to run: Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to stay the Delhi Half Marathon until the pollution in the National Capital dips to a level safe for the runners.  read more

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1.Collegium echoes 43 names for high court judgeship.

Tensions between the Centre and the judiciary over who should have the final say in appointment of judges to the Supreme Court and high courts have flared up with the CJI-headed apex court collegium brushing aside the government’s objection and reiterating its 43 picks for appointment as HC judges. read more

2.Trump no threat for climate change action plan.

Sending a clear message to climate sceptics that the unity of nations is going to survive US President-elect Donald Trump, the UN climate change conference has come out with an `action proclamation’, saying the worldwide momentum on climate change is “irreversible“ as it is being driven not only by governments, but also by science, business and global action of all types at all levels.  read more

3.Is an Honest India Possible?

A fundamental question needs an honest answer beyond political partisanship: For a country that was led to freed om by a man of the unimpeachable rectitude of Mahatma Gandhi, why are our citizens ranked among the most corrupt in the world today?
Is there something in our psyche that predisposes us to condone corruption?  read more

4.Canada pressed to make clean environment a constitutional right.

MONTREAL (AFP) – 

A pioneering environmentalist this week called on Canada to make clean environments a constitutional right — an idea hatched decades ago and widely adopted but with mixed success around the world.

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1.SC refuses to accept govt’s rejection of 43 names for HC judges.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said it has not accepted the Centre’s stand of rejecting the 43 names recommended by the apex court Collegium for their appointment as judges of the various high courts.   read more

2.Public cloud services to grow 35.9% in 2016.

NEW DELHI: The Public cloud services market in India is projected to grow 35.9 percent to $1.3 billion in 2016 with highest growth from coming from cloud system infrastructure services (45.5%) followed by platform as a service (33.5%), according to Gartner Inc. read more

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