TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 14 PAGES, JAIPUR, `5.00 ● WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA Govt clears phone calls, Internet on board flights CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTION IN KASAULI HILL STATION 3 hrs after this photo, she was shot dead doing her job as per SC order PRANAV MUKUL NEW DELHI, MAY 1 TRAVELLERS FLYING through Indian airspace will be able to make phone calls and surf the Internet in the next three to four months. The Telecom Commission Tuesday approved the proposal of the Department of Telecommunications for Internet and mobile communication on aircraft. TheDoThadsentitsproposal to the inter-ministerial panel following recommendations madebytheTelecomRegulatory Authority of India (Trai) in January. “The DoT will now make necessary amendments to the relevantlawstocreateaseparate category of licences for in-flight connectivity operators, which could be telecom service providers. After making the amendments, the department will invite applications from those interested in providing these services. Once the modalitiesof thelicencesandthebackend agreementsare worked out, the facility can be rolled out in about three to four months,” a senior official at the DoT said. In February 2017, The Indian Express first reported that the DoT had proposed allowing inflight connectivity to give passengers access to voice and data services on board aircraft flying through Indian airspace. The proposal, which was earlier being considered by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, was sent to DoT, which had sought Trai’s views. Globally, while the provision of onboard Wi-Fi is a popular service with airlines, not many CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 8 WORLD MUELLER HAS DOZENS OF QUESTIONS FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP REPLY TO GOVT All eyes on SC Collegium meeting today Supreme Court most likely to reiterate Justice K M Joseph’s name SUSHANT SINGH NEW DELHI, MAY 1 Assistant Town Planner Shail Bala Sharma supervises demolitions in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, at 11.30 am Tuesday. Three hours later, she was shot dead, allegedly by an owner of one of the properties targeted. Police said he is on the run. Jaipal Singh NAVJEEVAN GOPAL KASAULI (HP), MAY 1 HOURS AFTER she launched a demolition drive ordered by the SupremeCourtagainstunauthorisedconstructioninKasauli,and just days after she sought police cover,51-year-oldAssistantTown Planner Shail Bala Sharma was chasedandshotdeadTuesdayby theownerof aguesthouseinthe hill station following an altercation over the crackdown. According to police and eyewitnesses,Sharmawaskilled by Narayani guest house owner Vijay Thakur who allegedly fired atleastthreebulletsatherinside hisestablishmentinMandudhar on the Dharampur-Kasauli road, at around 2.30 pm. Several police officers and government officials were present at the site when the incident occurred. The Indian Express was at the site three hours before the incident and took photographs of Sharma supervising the demolition at an adjacent hotel. Officials said Sharma was One of the constructions razed Tuesday. Jaipal Singh rushed to the Dharampur governmenthospitalwhereshewas declared dead on arrival. Thakur is on the run, with police saying Boost to n-power: 2 Australian firms in talks to export uranium to India ANIL SASI NEW DELHI, MAY 1 TWO AUSTRALIAN companies BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miningcompany,andHeathgate Resources,anaffiliateof UScompanyGeneralAtomics,areindiscussionswiththeDepartmentof Atomic Energy (DAE) for exporting uranium to India. 5 BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY A sales contract for enabling the transfer, which is part of the ongoingcommercialnegotiations between Australian uranium vendors and India’s DAE on fuel contracts for civil nuclear-power generation,iscurrentlyunderdiscussion, officials indicated. Oncethecontractiswrapped up, Australian companies could potentiallyjoinutilitiesfromfour other countries that are already supplying nuclear fuel to India. Incidentally, in July 2017, Australia had sent its first uranium shipment to India but that was “a small sample of uranium” transferred “purely for testing purposes,” according to a statement by the Australian government. Imported uranium from Australia, as and when CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 they have formed multiple teams to nab him. Police have also announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of the accused. A Public Works Department employee,GulabSingh,whowas clearing the hotel rooms earmarked for demolition, was injured in the firing and is undergoing treatment in Chandigarh, police said. Officials said the demolition drive, which was being implemented in the area by four CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 6 IN THE latest round of the tussle betweentheSupremeCourtand the government, the Collegium, consistingof thefivemostsenior judges of the apex court, is expectedtoreiterateWednesday afternoon the name of Justice K M Joseph, Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court. Hisnamewasreturnedtothe Supreme Court by the government last week after a delay of more than three months. There is no other item on the agenda of the Collegium meeting,asperthenoticeissued by Chief Justice Dipak Misra late Tuesday evening. That puts to rest all speculation that the Collegium could recommend some other names, along with reiterating the name of Justice K M Joseph. Against a sanctioned strength of 31, there RA ● PAGE ONE ANCHOR RA NK NK NK - 386 NK RA - 446 NK RA NK RA NK RA 2017 RA NK NK RA RA RA RA RA RA NK - 604 - 852 - 931 - 226 NK NEW DELHI, MAY 1 RA - 731 2015 - 808 - 979 - 447 -60 NK NK RA NK RA NK RA NK RA - 422 - 480 RA - 810 - 894 NK RA RA RA NK RA - 294 - 359 - 488 NK RA - 896 RA - 51 NK RA Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph are currently only 25 judges appointedtotheSupremeCourt. Sources said the Collegium meetingwillbeheldat4.15pmat the Supreme Court premises. 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The game’s governing body sacked Sjoerd Marijne as coach of the men’s team on Tuesday and named Harendra Singh as his replacement. Harendra, who led the junior men’s team to the World Cup title in 2016, had succeeded Marijne as the women’s team coach last October. Both have been given contracts till 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 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The central government has cited BHU’s projection in its Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed with the Supreme Court last month to endorse its case that the Allahabad High Court judgment, which paved the way for the new UGC formula, “drastically reduces, and, in many departments completely wipes out, the representation of members of SC/ST community”. On March 5, the higher educationregulatorhadissuedanotification announcing that the numberof reservedfacultyposts 2012 New UGC formula has unsettled BHU NK NK 2016 RA - 479 - 668 - 893 NK NK RA - 555 NK NK NK RA - 420 NK NK NK RA NK RA RA RA RA - 352 NK RA RA RA NK NK NK RA NK RA RA RA - 523 NK NK - 387 NK RA RA RA - 315 NK RA RA RA NK RA - 256 NK RA - 289 NK NK RA RA RA -3 - 80 - 184 NK RA NK RA NK RA - 128 NK NK NK RA - 698 - 35 NK NK NK 2 -52 - 771 NK RA RA RITIKA CHOPRA - 313 NK RA RA RA - 255 NK RA SC FACULTY POSTS DOWN BY HALF, ST BY 80%: BHU ALERT -2 - 79 - 168 Dismal run, India swaps coaches of men, women hockey teams NEW DELHI, MAY 1 Every 2nd Selected Candidate of UPSC-CSE’17 is from KSG RA Harendra Singh trades places with Sjoerd Marijne MIHIR VASAVDA EXPLAINED WHY DID CHINA AGREE TO WUHAN? POSTS RESERVED for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates will be reduced by half, those for Scheduled Tribe (ST) by almost 80 per cent and for OBC teachers by 30 per cent. This is the unsettling projection made by Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Asia’s largest residential varsity and among India’s top ten institutions, if it were to implement the UGC’s new formula for calculating reservation in teaching jobs. According to data shared by the university administration, therewere1,930facultypostson May 12, 2017. If the institution were to implement reservation based on the old UGC formula, takingtheuniversityasaunit,289 postswillbereservedforSCs,143 for STs and 310 for OBCs. Under thenewformula,whichtakesthe department as a unit, the numberofreservedpositionsdropsto 119forSCs,29forSTsand220for JOURNALISM OF COURAGE 12th July, 2018 232-233 2nd Floor, Veda Building, Bhawar Kuan Squire, Indore M.P-452001 Ph.: 731-4977 441 Mob.: 9893 772 941 23rd July, 2018 11th June, 2018 -3 CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Jaipur Rahul to speak for 15 minutes in any language including his “mother’s mother tongue”. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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