The big news of 17 May 2022, Top 10 headlines 17 May 2022, Breaking news of 17 May 2022
Vice President of India calls for developing capabilities in new and emerging areas of warfare such as information & cyberwar
The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that the hybrid nature of conflicts coupled with the increasing use of drones and cyber warfare has brought a paradigm shift to the battlefield and asked our armed forces to develop capabilities in these new and emerging areas. It should be our vision to develop the Indian military into a ‘future force’, he said.
Addressing the officers and staff of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington today, the Vice President said that India is facing multiple security challenges in a highly complex and unpredictable geopolitical environment. Noting that we are facing both symmetric and asymmetric threats from outside and within, he wanted our armed forces to be fully prepared to handle any challenge and repel any security threat firmly. Observing that India’s approach has always been of peaceful coexistence and never an expansionist one, he expressed confidence that any attempt to challenge India’s sovereignty by inimical forces would be dealt with strongly by our security forces.
Gyanvapi Survey Case: SC directs protection of alleged ‘shivling’ area without impeding the rights of Muslims to pray
According to media reports, the Supreme Court has said that inside the Gyanvapi mosque, where the ‘Shivling’ has been found, it needs to be preserved, but there should be no restriction on the entry of Muslims into the mosque to offer prayers. . Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice P.S. Narasimha issued notice on a petition filed by the Management Committee Anjuman Intejamiya Masjid Varanasi against the April order of the Allahabad High Court, which sought the appointment of an advocate as Court Commissioner to inspect the Gyanvapi Masjid complex in the Varanasi court. The petition challenging the order was dismissed.
PM Modi wishes grand success to Cannes Film Festival
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed happiness about India’s participation as ‘Country of Honour’ at the Cannes Film festival this year. In a message, the Prime Minister noted that India’s participation comes at the momentous meeting of celebration of 75 years of India’s independence, the 75th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival and 75 years of diplomatic relations between India and France.
Positioning India as the largest film producing country in the world, the Prime Minister said that the multifariousness of our film sector is a remarkable and rich heritage and cultural diversity
Officer trapped in traffic jam slaps sweeper, Hemant Soren orders action
According to the information received, an officer trapped in a traffic jam in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand, beat up the sweeper of a garbage truck. After its video went viral on social media, Chief Minister Hemant Soren ordered action against the officer.
Private schools in Delhi will have to refund the fees of eligible minority students
All private schools in Delhi will have to refund the tuition fees of eligible minority students. The Delhi government has directed to complete the process related to this soon.
According to the information received, in this instruction issued by the Directorate of Education, Delhi, it has been said that private schools should do online verification for a refund of fees of eligible minority students.
Supreme Court Collegium recommends Chief Justices for five High Courts
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of five High Court judges as Chief Justices of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Guwahati and Telangana High Courts, respectively. According to media reports, The collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Justice NV. Ramana also approved the transfer of Chief Justice of Telangana High Court Justice Satish Chandra Sharma to the Delhi High Court.
Seven were killed, and over two lakh people were affected by pre-monsoon floods in Assam
The death toll in Assam’s pre-monsoon floods and landslides has risen to seven with two more deaths in Cachar district, where over two lakh people have been affected in 24 districts so far. This information has been given in media reports quoting an official.
Supreme Court grants conditional interim bail to Jitendra Tyagi
The Supreme Court has granted interim bail for three months to Jitendra Tyagi (earlier known as Wasim Rizvi) in a hate speech case. Provided that he will not give such hate speeches and will not make any statement to any media.
Public issues – earnings, inflation and BJP’s issues – riots, dictatorship: Rahul Gandhi
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has once again targeted the Modi government at the Center over rising inflation in the country, terming the BJP’s issues as riots and dictatorships.
Congress will give proper representation to youth: Ajay Maken
Congress has said that it has been decided to give proper representation to the youth in the party. The decision to keep 50 per cent youth in the party is not only a new resolution but a determination. Also, there is no time limit for the post of Congress President.
Delhi High Court fines former CBI director M Nageswara Rao
Media reports reported that the Delhi High Court imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on former CBI chief Mannam Nageswara Rao, who has approached the court against Twitter for removing his ‘blue tick’ verification from the microblogging website.
Junior National Hockey: Bihar, Arunachal and Jharkhand register wins
Hockey Bihar, Hockey Arunachal and Hockey Jharkhand won their respective matches on the first day of the 12th Hockey India Junior National Championship.