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Daily Current Affairs-September 15th, 2019

NATIONAL

  • Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) on Sunday ruled out allowing uranium mining in the Nallamalla forests.
  • At least 12 people have died and many were missing when a tourist boat capsized in the swollen Godavari river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon while over 23 passengers were said to have been rescued
  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on Sunday, hinted about the introduction of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state, without elaborating on any definite plans.
  • The Pakistani Army has resorted to more than 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year in which 21 Indians have been killed, the Ministry of External Affairs said Sunday.
  • Congress leader Shashi Tharoor will head the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Saudi Arabia’s return to its full oil supply capacity after Saturday’s attacks on Aramco oil plants could take “weeks not days”, a source close to the matter told Reuters on Sunday.
  • Pakistan could lose in a conventional war with India which could then be consequential in view that the two neighbouring countries are nuclear-armed, country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday.
  • Days after the Kartarpur corridor hit a roadblock over pilgrimage fee, India shared a draft agreement on the Kartarpur Corridor with Pakistan.
  • India on Sunday urged Pakistan to stick to the 2003 ceasefire agreement and maintain peace at the Line of Control (LoC).
  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the fight of his political life as the country heads to national elections for the second time this year.
  • Slamming Pakistan over its decision of moving to United Nations on the Kashmir issue, British MP Bob Blackman on Sunday said that Pakistan should first vacate Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as Jammu and Kashmir was part of sovereign India.
  • US Lawmakers ask Google, Facebook, other companies for documents marking a step forward in Congress’ bipartisan probe of the companies.

SPORTS

  • India vs South Africa 1st T20: Match abandoned due to heavy rain.
  • One of India’s most consistent sportspersons, Pankaj Advani, on Sunday increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship

ECONOMY

  • The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has blamed increase in ownership cost as the biggest reason for the slowdown in car sales. Along with that, a tight liquidity situation because of the stringent lending norms of banks and confusion over BS-VI vehicles have made life tougher for automakers. This view comes in the backdrop of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s comment that a change in the ownership pattern of cars from owned vehicles to cab aggregators such as Ola and Uber is the reason why car sales are falling. The auto industry is clamouring for a cut in goods and services tax (GST) for reviving demand.
  • Infosys opens 6th innovation centre in US, to hire 1000 workers by 2023
  • Govt sets $850-a-tonne minimum price for onion exports, allows import

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Famous Supreme Court Cases [Ayodhya related Cases]

  1. Ayodhya Case Achhan Rizvi v. State of U.P. (1994) 6 SCC 751-762
  2. M. Ismail Faruqui (Dr.) v. UOI (1994) 6 SCC 360; 1993 3 All ER 357

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