Klips for 1st Aug

National 🇮🇳 | Amend law if needed but regulate Ola and Uber: SC to Centre
– The matter relates to a petition related to women safety
– The petition was filed in the aftermath of the 2012 Delhi gangrape
Livemint: http://bit.ly/2LTPfQi

Fixed charges reduced but energy rates increased in Delhi
– The changes were made by the DERC whereby fixed charges for 5kW to 15kW were brought down to ₹100 from ₹175
– However energy charges were increased for households consuming more than 1200 units as also other categories
Delhi: http://bit.ly/314NUtm

Economy & Business 💰 | US Fed cuts rate 25bps, rules out long series of cuts
– The cut was termed as a ‘mid-cycle adjustment to policy’
– The US dollar rose to its highest since May 17, with Asian markets likely to open lower
– This is the first rate cut since 2008
Reuters: https://reut.rs/2Ywio5J

Sensex, Nifty log worst July in 17 years
– The BSE Small and Mid-Cap indices were down 7.87% and 10.87% respectively
– The Sensex has lost 4.86% and Nifty 5.69% in July
Livemint: http://bit.ly/31dbNiB

Sport ⚽️ | Ashes series underway in England, Aus look to end 19yr drought

E-sport: 16yr old Fortnite champion wins $3mn
– Kyles Giersdorf won the solo competition at the Arthur Ashe Arena, which also hosts the US Open
– The winning amount is more than what Djokovic won recently at Wimbledon
BBC: https://bbc.in/318NiDe

Opinion: Beyond Talaq – On Muslim divorce bill
– The article articulates all the valid reasons for questioning the need for a ‘law’
Hindu: http://bit.ly/2LUzw3e

🗣Interesting: Chernobyl lessons unlearned – Russia hides another nuclear leak
Print: http://bit.ly/2LVdn50

🗣Interesting: How will changes in the law affect companies’ CSR?
– Unspent amounts (post 3yrs) will go into the PM Relief Fund
Livemint: http://bit.ly/316ftT1

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