Nirbhaya Case: Trial Court Issues Death Warrant For Hanging Of 4 Convicts On January 22
A Delhi Court On Tuesday issued a death warrant for the hanging of 4 convicts in the Nirbhaya rape-murder case on January 22 at 7 AM. The 4 convicts - Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma, and Akshay Singh - Were informed of the order via video conferencing. Additional Sessions Judge Satis Arora of Patiyala House Courts was considering the plea of Execution of death warrants against them. In December 2018, Nirbhaya's parents had moved the Patiyala House Court to expedite the procedure of executing the death penalty. In today's proceedings, Advocate ML Sharma filed an application before the court stating that he'll be representing Mukesh in the present case.
Arun Kumar is appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Dominica
Arun Kumar is appointed as the next high commissioner of India to the mountainous Caribbean island of Dominica. with residence in Port of Spain. The appointment was approved by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Currently, Arun Kumar Sahu is serving as the High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 from December to March 2020
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 in 35 districts of Uttar Pradesh. The second phase of the mission targets at least 90 per cent vaccination coverage of children under the age of 2 years. The mission will be carried out in four different rounds between December 2019 and March 2020.
ISRO'S Proposes to set up Human Space Flight Center in Challakere
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has proposed to construct the Human Space Flight Infrastructure Centre (HSFIC) at Challakere in Chitradurga district of Karnataka. The centre will be built at a cost of Rs. 2700 crore and will become functional by 2020.
ISRO aims to establish a self-contained training facility here. At present, astronauts part of Gaganyaan Mission, the human spaceflight Programme of ISROare trained in Russia. The centre aims at bringing in all the features that are provided by Russia and begin training astronauts within the country.
Himachal Pradesh CM launches MyGov portal to strengthen public participation
The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has launched Himachal MyGov in Shimla with a view to strengthening public participation in the governance process. with this, Himachal Pradesh has become the 11th state in the country to have this facility.
MyGov is a platform to build a partnership between Citizens and Government with the help of technology for growth and development of India. This Unique platform aims to enhance citizen partnership with the state government and vice-versa.