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DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS from Hindu, Livemint, Indian Express 25th July 2017 By JATIN VERMA Educator Unacademy For Daily The Hindu News & Editorial analysis- Visit my Unacademy profile- www.unacademy.com/user/studiousjatin
Editorials to be discussed Today. 1. Lead Article: Taxing times for the States 2. Editorial- Network challenges 3. Opinion: Private healthcare with public money [Livemint]
Page-l: Speaker suspends six Cong. MPs for 5 days. [GSM-2: Polity & Governance- Parliamentary Proceedings] Question. Pandemonium in Parliament- Is there a lack of institutional devices for the opposition to play a constructive role in the Indian Parliament? Question Hour: The first hour of every sitting of Parliament is generally reserved for Zero Hour: The time immediately following the Question Hour has come to be known as Zero Hour. It starts at around 12 noon (hence the name) and members can, with prior notice to the asking and answering of questions. the Speaker, raise issues of importance during this time. Typically, discussions on important Bills, the Budget, and other issues of national importance take place from 2pm onwards.
Zero Hour in the Indian Parliamentary System: What happens in Parliament Question Hour Lunch Government Business/ Legislative Business 12 pm 2 pm 4 pm Lok Sabha till 6 pm 11 am 1 1 6 pm 1 pm 3 prm 5 pm Zero Hour Rajya Sabha till 5 pm Keep the Govt. in Check /Represent People Represent people Make Laws/ Pass Budget For Daily PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU updates, Visit my Unacademy profile- www.unacademy.com/user/studiousjatin
Page-2 North: Gangotri glacier retreated 0.15 sq km in 9 years: Govt G.S. Mains-3: Ecology & Environment] . The Gangotri glacier has retreated 0.15 sq km between 2007 and 2016,the Rajya Sabha was informed by Environment Minister . The melting of Gangotri glacier has been studied by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) by taking Survey of India maps of 1962 as the base. Study over 40 years:The ISRO study during last four decades has revealed that loss in area of Gangotri glacier during the years: (i) 1962 and 2005 was 3.19 sq km; () 1990 and 2007 was 0.13 sq km and (ii) 2007 and 2016 was 0.15 sq km. Study over 40 years: The ISRO study during last four decades has revealed that loss in area of Gangotri . Major initiatives taken under the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) include establishment of a Centre for Himalayan Glaciology at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun and setting up of six thematic task forces. . Climate changes: They include natural and geological wealth, water, ice, snow including glaciers, micro flora and fauna and wildlife and animal population, Himalayan agriculture, traditional knowledge system and forest resources and plant diversity. . He added that as per the fifth assessment report (AR5) of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published in 2014,globally land and ocean surface temperature has risen by 0.85 degrees Celsius (0.65 to 1.06 degrees) over the period of 1880 to 2012.
Page-10: Soul of India is in tolerance: Pranab. [Essay, Polity & Governance] . In his last address to the nation as the Head of State, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stressed the need for pluralism and tolerance, saying that the soul of India resides in these values. . He also made a strong pitch for freeing public discourse from violence, both "physical as well as verbal" . "Multiplicity in culture, faith and language is what makes India special.We derive our strength from tolerance." Plurality had become an essential part of the country after centuries of assimilation of ideas The soul of India resided in pluralism and tolerance. Compassion and empathy were the "true foundation" of India's civilisation. "We may argue, we may agree or we may not agree. But we cannot deny the essential prevalence of multiplicity of opinion. Otherwise, a fundamental character of our thought process will wither away.
Page-10: Centre seeks more time on cattle slaughter rules [G.S. Mains Paper-2: Polity & Governance] The Centre asked the Supreme Court for more time to report back on the progress in modifying the controversial cattle slaughter ban rules Q. "Preservation, protection and improvement of stock and prevention of animal diseases; veterinary training and practice" - is a power given to the State Governments under which entry? Entry-14, 15, 27 or 28? For Daily The Hindu News & Editorial analysis- Visit my Unacademy profile- www.unacademy.com/user/studiousjatin
Page-11: Opposition seeks scrutiny of Banking Regulation Bill. TG.S. Mains Paper-2: Polity & Governance] Union Finance Minister introduced the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, in the Lok Sabha. The Bill seeks to authorise the RBl to resolve the problem of stressed assets, even as the Opposition demanded that it be sent to a standing committee for scrutiny. The Bill seeks to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1942, and replace the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated in May. It allows the RBI to open an insolvency resolution process in respect of specific stressed assets. . The RBl will also be empowered to issue directives for resolution and appoint authorities or committees to advise the banking companies on stressed asset resolution. [Mandatory referringevery bill to Parliamentary Standing Committee] Page-Il: Centre examining NEET question papers: Centre was examining if the Tamil question paper of the National Eligibility cumEntrance Test (NEET) was different from the English paper.
Page-11: Admiralty Bill gets Rajya Sabha nod.[G.S. Mains Paper-2: Polity & Governance The Bill consolidates the existing laws relating to admiralty proceedings on maritime claims, admiralty Is and related issues. so repeals five obsolete British statues on admiralty jurisdiction in civil matters: (i) Admiralty Court Act, 1840 (ii) Admiralty Court Act, 1861, (iii) Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 1890, (iv) Colonial Courts of Admiralty (India) Act, 1891, and (v) Provisions of the Letters Patent, 1865, Features of Admirability Bill,2016: -Confers admiralty jurisdiction on Hig urts located in coastal states of India, thus extending their upto territorial waters. The jurisdiction will be extendable by the Union Government notification upto exclusive y other maritime zone or islands constituting part of India. to every vessel irrespective of place of domicile or -It applies to every vessel irrespective of place of domicile or residence of owner It does not apply to naval auxiliary, warships and vessels used for non-commercial purposes. -Inland vessels and vessels under construction are excluded from its application. -But it empowers Union Government to make it applicable to these vessels also by a notification. It lists the jurisdiction for adjudicating on a set of maritime claims. A vessel can be arrested in certain circumstances in order to ensure security against a maritime claim.
Background -India is a leading maritime nation and maritime transportation caters to about 95% of its merchandise trade volume. However, the admiralty jurisdiction of Indian courts under the present statutory framework flow from laws enacted in the British era. The repealing of five archaic admiralty statutes is in line with the Union Government's commitment to do away with archaic laws which are hindering efficient governance Another Bill: The Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill, 2017, as earlier passed by the Lok Sabha, is to establish it as an institution of national importance . Although all members supported the Bill, some said recent developments had an adverse impact on leather industry. Referring to the recent incidents involving"covw vigilantes" a member of Parliament sought protection to those engaged in the industry.
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