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Monthly News July 2014

Law Commission recommends fixed tenure f...

Law Commission recommends fixed tenure for CJI

Same retirement age of 65 for Supreme Court and High Court judges, a “cooling-off period” for judges after retirement and a fixed tenure for Chief Justice of India. These are the three changes Law Commission Chairperson A.P. Shah has recommended in his note to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar... read more »

Curfew partially lifted in riot-hit Saha...

Curfew partially lifted in riot-hit Saharanpur

Situation remained calm in the riot-hit Saharanpur area of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the day of Id-ul-fitr. Curfew was partially lifted in the ‘old city’ area between 7 and 11 in the morning, and between 3 and 7 in the evening in the ‘new city’ area. Violence broke out last week following... read more »

Flood threat in North India

Flood threat in North India

Moderate to heavy rain lashed most parts of north India triggering landslips and causing rivers across the region to flow close to the danger mark at several places. Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand triggering landslips and sending major rivers into spate even as roads to Himalayan... read more »

1.8 lakh people forced to drink unsafe w...

1.8 lakh people forced to drink unsafe water in Odisha: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India said 1.80 lakh people were forced to consume unsafe water supplied under 73 rural schemes due to the absence of a facility to test its quality in Odisha. According to CAG report on General and Social sector, a monitoring and investigation unit should be... read more »

Six die when swept away by river in Mexico

Six people died and four went missing in northern Mexico after their vehicles were swept away by a swollen river near the US border. A statement from officials in Sonora State says more... read more »

13 killed as tank shells hit Gaza UN school

A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks. Gaza health... read more »

13 killed as tank shells hit Gaza UN school

A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks. Gaza health... read more »

Carlos Tevez’s father kidnapped: reports

Juan Alberto Cabral, father of Juventus footballer Carlos Tevez, has been kidnapped in Argentina and held to ransom, according to reports in South America. The incident is thought to have... read more »

African authorities act to stem Ebola outbreak

Nigeria closed and quarantined the hospital where a man died on Friday in the country’s first recorded case of the deadly and highly contagious pathogen. The closure of the clinic in one of... read more »