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Manoj Sinha, communications minister inaugurated seminar on FDI at New Delhi
On September 25, 2018, Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Railways, Shri Manoj Sinhainaugurated the one-day seminar on “FDI in Telecom Sector: The Way Ahead” at New Delhi.
He released a publication titled “Telecom Sector Growth & FDI: A Way Ahead”.
It was compiled by FIPP Wing of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT).
FDI in the telecom space is aimed to reach USD 100 billion by 2022.
A draft National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018 is underway to promote new technologies in the sector.
8-member Lokpal search committee headed by former Supreme Court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai formed: Ministry of PersonnelKey Highlights:
On September 28, 2018, the Ministry of Personnel announced that the government set up an eight-member Lokpal Search Committee under the Chairmanship of former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai.
Other members include: Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash, former SBI Chief Arundhati Bhattacharya and Justice Sukha Ram Singh Yadav.
T he panel will recommend the names for the Chairperson and Members of the Lokpal to the Lokpal Selection Committee.
The proposed Lokpal will have a chairman and eight members to enquire into offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act against the Prime Minister (with specified safeguards).
Sabarimala Temple accessible to women of all ages: Supreme CourtKey Highlights:
On September 28, 2018, A five-judge Constitution bench chaired by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra ruled out the provisions of Kerala Hindu Places of Public Worship (Authorisation of Entry) Rules, 1965.
According to this, women of the age group 10-50 were denied to enter the Sabarimala Temple.
The Supreme Court struck it down as it violated the right of Hindu women to practice religion.
The bench consisted of comprised Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra.
8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship in Thiruvananthapuram, KeralaKey Highlights:
The 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship organised by Asian Yoga Federation will begin in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on September 28 2018.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will formally inaugurate the event.
Pan-Asian yoga event is being held in the country for the second time.
Nearly 450 participants representing 12 Asian countries showcasing their yoga skills will take part in four-day event.
The Indian team include 111 yoga exponents, including five Keralites.
Competitions would be held under various age groups in six categories including Asian yogasana sports competition, artistic yoga, artistic pair yoga, rhythmic yoga, free flow dance competition, and professional yogasana sports competition.
Pankaj Kapur to get ‘Icons of Indian Cinema’ AwardKey Highlights:
Actor-director Pankaj Kapur will presented the ‘Icons of Indian Cinema’ Award at the closing ceremony of the 9th edition of Jagran Film Festival in Mumbai on 30th September 2018.
The Jagran Film Festival started in Delhi on 29th June 2018. It then travelled to: Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Dehradun, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Indore, Gorakhpur, Agra, Ludhiana, Hissar, Meerut and Raipur.