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DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS from HINDU, HT, ET, INDIAN EXPRESS 27th 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. I.LEAD ARTICLE :Privacy in the public domain 2. EDIT-I: 3. EDIT-2: 4.OP-ED: Questions of age Poles apart Thirty years of soul-searching- the lasting legacy of 1987.
Page l: Privacy is a fundamental but Issue befor the 5-Judge S.C. Bench: Is Aadhar Constitutional? holly qualified right: Centre The Centre told the Supreme Court that privacy was indeed a fundamental right, but a wholly qualified" one. This led a nine-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar to sum up Attorney General K.K.Venugopal's submission thus: You are saying that right to Privacy is a fundamental right. But not every aspect of Matter referred to it [privacy] is a fundamental right. It depends on a case-to-case basis Because it infringes on Our Right to Privacy Right to Privacy not defined under Constitution Article 21 9-Judge Constitution Bench "After 9-Judge Decision, Hearing on Aadhar case will resume.
. The Attorney General explained to the Bench that the government did not consider privacy to be a single, homogeneous right but rather a "sub-species of the fundamental right to personal liberty and consists of diverse aspects. Not every aspect of privacy is a fundamental right." Some aspects of privacy were expressly defined in the Constitution, while some were not. l right:" Some aspects of privacy were expressi I right to life under Article 21. Aadhaar was a measure by the state to ensure the teeming millions of poor in the country were not reduced to lead an "animal existence." in the country were an "animal existence Right to Privacy. Qualified Right subject to Right to Life Prism of Article 21-will ensure survivability of AAdhar
Page-10: Ruckus over MP filming Live Proceedings of the House The Congress demanded that the act of filming the live proceedings of the Lok Sabha by Anurag Thakur, BJP MP be referred to the Privileges Committee Dual yardstick: Alleging a dual yardstick, the party recalled that Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann had been suspended for an entire session for a similar offence, but Mr Thakur had been let off with a "simple warning" Committee of Privileges[Lok Sabha] This Committee consists of 15 members nominated by the Speaker Its function is to examine every question involving breach of privilege of the House or of the members of any Committee thereof referred to it by the House or by the Speaker. It determines with reference to the facts of each case whether a breach of privilege is involved and makes sutable with reference to the facts of each case whether a breach of privilege is involved and makes suitable recommendations in its report. With the coming into force w.e.f. 18.3.1986 of the Members of Lok Sabha (Disqualification on ground of Defection) Rules, 1985, made by the Speaker under Tenth Schedule to the Constitution, an additional function has been assigned to the Committee. The Speaker may refer to the Committee any petition regarding disqualification of a member on ground of defection for making a preliminary inquiry and submitting a report to him
Page-7:Policy boosts care for blood disorders. Page-7: Policy boosts care for blood disorders. . Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry's new policy to cater to People living with Thalassaemia, sickle cell anaemia and other variant haemoglobins The Ministry recently released a policy on the Prevention and Control of Supported by the National Health Mission, Blood Cell and the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram, the guidelines provide for screening of pregnant women during antenatal check- up, pre-marital counselling at college level and one-time screening for variant anaemia in children. haemoglobinopathies in India. haemoglobinopathiesh Health Mission, Blood Cell anmen during antenatal check Thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia are the most frequently encountered rare blood Thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia are the most frequently encountered rare blood disorders' in the country and impose a significant economic burden on families. The policy aims at creating treatment protocol benchmarks, to improve the quality of life of patients. It is also a guide on prevention and control, which includes antenatal and prenatal testing to reduce the incidence of live haemoglobin disorder births (currently pegged at 10,000-15,000 live births a year).
. What Analysts have got to say? 'Provide all drugs' Since not more than 20% of patients can afford treatment, the government should ensure that all patients get it free. h, West Bengal, Odisha and Karnataka besides Delhi, and others should follow suit. All chelation drugs should be made available free because one drug does not suit all . The policy, however, makes no reference to carrier testing for relatives of patients. People with the genetic disorder unknowingly pass it on to their children, as preventive checks are not the norm in India. . In Pakistan, a law making carrier testing compulsory for relatives of thalassaemia patients was passed in February.A similar system is in place in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia. I wish it passed in February.A similar system is in place in Dubai,Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia.I wish it could be made compulsory here too," she said.
Page-1l: 'India-Israel ties can affect Al Aqsa conflict . India's friendly ties with Israel could 'interfere' with the ongoing Israel-Palestinians conflict over the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, said the envoy of Palestine. The Palestinian Ambassador termed Israel's latest security measures in Al Aqsa compound a religious war' and said Palestine expected a "positive attude" from the Indian government. s war' and said Palestine expected a "positive attitude" from the Indian government. . "India's present government is friendly to Israel. Previous governments were also close to Israel but this government is particularly so. India's friendly ties with Israel could interfere with the present situation in Jerusalem The Al Aqsa mosque is an Islamic place of worship Jerusalem is a city of three religions and we respect all religions.
Page-13 Business Page: CAC adopts Codex norms for three spices . Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) adopted three Codex standards for black, white and green pepper, cumin and thyme paving the way for an universal agreement on identifying quality pepper, cumin and thyme paving the way for an universal agreement oneifying quality spices in various countries. . The CAC cleared these standards at its session held in Geneva recently The adoption of Codex standards for the three spices will help evolve a common standardisation process for their global trade and availability. . Codex standard will bring harmony to the global spice trade and en- sure availability of high . With this,spices have made a definitive entry into the league of commodities having Codex 'Food code":The Codex Alimentarius or "Food Code" is a collection of standards, guidelines and . The Commission is the central part of the joint FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization of the clean and safe spices to the world. standards, and India played. codes of practice adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission United Nations)/WHO (World Health Organisation) Food Standards Programme. With the adoption of Codex standards, member-nations would now have reference points and benchmarks to align their national standards for spices with Codex.
Background of Codex: What are the benefits of Codex Standards? Codex standards ensure that foodis safe and can be traded e Codex standards ensure that food is safe and can be traded d | The 188 Codex members have negotiated science based recommendations in all areas related to food safety and quality: [ilfood hygiene; [ii]maximum limits for food additives [ii]residues of pesticides and veterinary drugs; and [iv]maximum limits and codes for the prevention of chemical & microbiological contamination . Codex food safety texts are a reference in WTO trade disputes. . The significance of the food code for consumer health protection was underscored in 1985 by the United Nations Resolution. The booklet "Understanding Codex" was first published in 1999 to foster a wider understanding of the evolving food code and of the activities carried out by the Codex Alimentarius Commission
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