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DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS from THE HINDU 9 TH September 2017 By Jatin Verma Educator Unacademy
News Article to be discussed Today. I. Unruly fliers now face life ban 2. Rohingya issue riles up Valley 3. Bali action puts India on other side of debate 4 'Ensure law and order during anti-NEET stir' 5. No shift in policy on Pakistan: China 6. Nepal, China discuss railway connectivity project 7. Carmakers seek stable policies [Analysis- FAME, Job potential]
. Page-l:Unruly fliers now face life ban. [GSM-2: Polity & Gov- Regulation] . The unruly passenger will be put on a no-fly list, which will be made public and maintained by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). India would become the first to maintain a national no-fly list for passenger safety. . The ban will range between three months and a lifetime depending upon the gravity of the offence. In case a passenger is a repeat offender, the duration of the flying ban will be twice that of his previous ban. Internal Committee: Airlines, on receiving complaint of unruly behaviour by the pilot-in-command, will refer the matter to an internal committee chaired by a retired district and sessions judge. The committee will include a representative each from different airline and passenger associations or consumer forums
The internal committee will decide the quantum of ban based on evidence produced by both airline and passenger, including eye-witnesses, within a period of 30 days, failing which the passenger will be free to fly The passenger will not be allowed to fly till the decision of the internal committee. However, n in case the allegations by the airlines are proven wrong. However, other airlines will not be bound by the no-fly list of an airline. Appellate Committee: Aggrieved passengers can appeal within 60 days to an Appellate Committee, constituted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and chaired by a High Court judge. The no-fly ban will be in addition to any statutory legal action that can be taken against the offender under existing laws. The list will be applicable only for on-board behaviour of the passengers. Unruly behaviour on airport premises will be dealt with by security agencies under applicable penal provisions. To avoid mistaken identities, the government will soon make unique identification mandatory at the time of booking flights. Domestic airlines witnessed 53 cases of unruly behaviour by passengers between July 2016 and March 2017.
Page-9: Rohingya issue riles up Valley The protesters were carrying placards calling for an end to the persecution of Rohingya Muslims. In Srinagar, areas under five police stations were placed under restrictions . Communist Party of India(Marxist) leader M.Y.Tarigami termed the Rohingya issue as a big humanitarian crisis . "There were expectations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his recent visit to that country, would take up this issue with the Myanmar government. Unfortunately, he did not. The refugee issue must be dealt with humanely," ice Vs. Pragmatic Yoiee. t voice be it on the issue of Palestine In the past, we have always espoused the Moral voice be it on the issue of Palestine or Myanmar. But we always lost out to China because of its Pragmatic approach on such issues. Now, in order to safeguard our own interests in this competitive World, we are being Pragmatic. Otherwise, we would lose a friend in the neighbourhood.
Page-9: Bali action puts India on other side of debate India's decision to reject a joint statement by the World Parliamentary Forum in Indonesia, that included references to human rights in Myanmar in its 'Bali declaration', was a major show of support for the Suu Kyi government just hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended his bilateral visit there. The move, however, has put India on the other side of the Rohingya refugee debate from Myanmar's other neighbours and countries in the regiorn ather nigr ne an . Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were all among countries that joined the Bali declaration at Nusa Dua, that India disassociated from
.Page-1+8:'Ensure law and order during anti-NEET stir' The court, in its order, clearly distinguished between the right to peaceful dissent and creation of violence in the name of protest. . Every citizen of this country has a fundamental right to peacefully protest and demonstrate , but not to cause a situation that results in violence and paralyzes the law and order situation,." the Supreme Court held. During the hearing, the court observed that NEET was upheld as the sole basis for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. It was the State's liability to protect the public from violence in the name of protests in the State.
Page-10: No shift in policy on Pakistan: China . After agreeing to list Pakistan-based outfits Jaish-e-Mohammad (eM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as international terror groups during BRICS summit, China reassured Pakistan that there was no shift in its policy of recognising Islamabad's role in countering global extremism. . Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that Beijing saw Islamabad as a close ally that is a key part of the battle against international terrorism. Post-BRICS balancing: Mr.Wang embarked on a post-BRICS balancing act when he praised Pakistan as Beijing's "good brother and iron friend" . "For years Pakistan has been a victim of terrorism. More importantly Pakistan is an important participant in the international cooperation against terrorism." Chinese Foreign Minister added: When it comes to the issue of counterterrorism, Pakistan has done its best with a clear conscience. In comparison, some countries need to give Pakistan the full credit that it deserves.
. Ahead of his visit, and following the statement at the BRICS summit,Mr.Asif had told in reference to China's decision to endorse a ban on the JeM and LeT during the BRICS summit, that "friends should not be tested every time, particularly in the changed scenario." Instead, we should impose some restrictions on the activities of elements like LeT and JeM, so that we can show the global community that we have put our house in order. yielding to International Pressure Much of the press conference was devoted to the joint role of Beijing, Islamabad and Kabul to ensure durable peace in Afghanistan. . Engagement with Kabul The Chinese have escalated their engagement with Kabul, especially after the collapse of the four-party talks involving the United States, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan. In June, Mr. Wang had visited Kabul and Islamabad to reinforce a Beijing-driven initiative in Afghanistan. . Mr.Wang said that Beijing was "exploring" hosting a China-Pakistan-Afghanistan conference later this year e He said that strategic communication, security dialogue and practical cooperation would be the pillars of the new platform for regional cooperation
. Page-10:World News: Nepal, China discuss railway connectivity project Nepalese Deputy PM is on a visit to China. 3 Agreements: [ilA Railway Connectivity Project under B&RI: Nepal began talks about a railway connectivity project with China. Both sides agreed to take necessary measures to carry out technical study of the project. lij Agreement on Energy cooperation: To undertake a feasibility study to excavate natural gas and petroleum in the Himalayan country, including in the southern Terai plains. ii]Agreement on Tourism opened up Nepal's tourism sector for greater Chinese investment.It will restore cross-border connectivity and people-to-people relations China responded positively on Nepal government's request to immediately reopen the 114- kilometre Araniko highway an old route connecting the two countries The highway was damaged and subsequently closed following the massive earthquake in Nepal in 2015. China has agreed in principle to upgrade the highway The agreements came two days after China held the BRICS summit and indicate Nepal's desire to reach out to Chinese and Eastern markets as an alternative to India.
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