TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 28 PAGES, NEW DELHI, `5.00 (`8 PATNA & RAIPUR, `12 SRINAGAR) ● WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA CBI POSTING Supreme Court clears Asthana, Bhushan flags CVC query EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 28 THESUPREMECourtonTuesday upheld the appointment of Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) saying it did not find any illegality in it. “...We are of the considered opinion that the appointment of Shri Rakesh Asthana...to the post of Special Director, CBI does not sufferfromanyillegality,”abench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre said, dismissing a petition filed by NGO Common Cause. A 1984-batch IPS officer, Asthana was appointed CBI CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 ‘NO ONE OWNS INTERNET’ EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 28 Wants ‘specialised services’, content delivery networks excluded from rules NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 28 THE TELECOM Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesdayrecommendedupholding the basic principle of net neutrality by keeping the Internet open and prohibiting any service provider from discriminating on the basis of content by either blocking, throttling, or “fast-laning” any apps, websites or web services. Therecommendationsfollow aconsultationprocessthatlasted for over a year, after the Department of Telecommunications (DoT)sought TRAI’s viewsonthe issue in March 2016, with an aim CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 FULL COVERAGE PAGE 19 EXPRESS NETWORK TIBET, CHINA TODAY A RED initiative appears in today’s edition of The Indian Express. This page is an initiative of the marketing solutions team of The Indian Express Group and contains content paid for by advertisers. This page should be read as an advertisement. Panama: I-T searches 25 locations in Delhi-NCR Internetmustbe open:TRAIbacks netneutrality ENS ECONOMIC BUREAU WHAT THIS MEANS Operators won’t be able to throttle, block, or fastlane any content. In 2016, TRAI barred firms from offering different tariff for different content. WHAT IS EXEMPTED Robot Mitra greets PM Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad Tuesday. PTI PAGE8 ■ Specialised services: TRAI said that according to EU norms, these include services where optimisation is needed for requirements of specific quality — like tele-surgery, VOIP. BCCI retires No. 10, was for Sachin & Sachin alone DEVENDRA PANDEY BY UNNY ● PADMAVATI: HOW CAN PERSONS HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE COMMENT, SAYS SC PAGE 10 MEETING MITRA ■ Content Delivery Networks: CDNs don’t operate on public Internet, don’t interact directly with consumers. BUSINESS AS USUAL JOURNALISM OF COURAGE MUMBAI, NOVEMBER 28 THEBOARDof ControlforCricket in India (BCCI) has decided to “unofficially”retiretheNo.10jersey for international matches. The No.10, worn by Sachin Tendulkar throughout his career in ODIs and for a solitary internationalT20,will,henceforth,be associated only with the man himself. Tendulkar retired in November 2013 bringing a 24year-long career to an end. He CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 SEARCHES WERE conducted at more than 25 locations in Delhi andNationalCapitalRegionbythe Income Tax Department probing alleged tax evasion related to the Panama Papers, sources said. Three business groups with interests in metals and food processing, financial services and tyres were being searched, said a PTI report, and Rs 4 crore cash and jewellery were found during ongoing searches in Delhi, Ghaziabad and Faridabad. These business groups had allegedly concealed turnover and income, officials said. Earlier this month, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)hadsaidthatthePanama probe had led to the detection of CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 NOTE BY ENFORCEMENT DIRECTORATE Drug case: HC tells Punjab Police to probe Majithia SOFI AHSAN CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 28 WITHOUTREFERRINGtoformer Punjab Cabinet minister and ShiromaniAkaliDal(SAD)leader Bikram Singh Majithia by name, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday asked the state police’s Special Task Force on drugstostudyanotepreparedby atopEnforcementDirectorateofficial on his alleged role in an international drug racket case and co-ordinate with the agency to investigate the allegation. However, Majithia’s name was repeatedly mentioned by Was a minister in Akali-BJP government lawyers when the application seeking investigation into his role was mentioned before the division bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice Sudhir Mittal. MajithiawasaMinisterinthe previous SAD-BJP government, holding several portfolios including Revenue, Information & Public Relations, and CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Lancet study links high BMI, diabetes to cancer ABANTIKA GHOSH NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 28 A NEW Lancet study has found that diabetes and high BMI (above25kg/m2)werethecause of 5.6 per cent of the new cancer casesin2012.Thestudyanalysed 7,92,600casesreportedfrom175 countries around the world. Published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, the studyfoundthatof thenewcases in 18 kinds of cancer, 5,44,300 were attributable to high BMI, equivalent to 3.9 per cent of all cancers — nearly double that of the2,80,100casesattributableto diabetes (2 per cent). Calculated on the basis of an 14 THEEDITORIAL PAGE individual’s height and weight, BMI or body mass index (a person’s weight in kg divided by the square of height in metres) is recognised the world over as a measure of obesity. The study estimated that nearly a quarter (24.5%) of the 7.66 lakh new cases of liver cancer,and38.4%percentof the3.17 lakh new cases of endometrial cancer were attributable to high BMI and diabetes. 26.1 per cent of the newdiabetes-relatedcancers (7.7 lakh cases) and 31.9 per centof thenewBMI-relatedcancers(1.74lakhcases)wereattributable to increase in the prevalence of these risk factors from 1980 to 2002, added the study. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 How in Gujarat, reality retreats, myths prevail BY RITA KOTHARI
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