Klips for 10th Sept

World 🌎| UN Human Rights Commission asks India to end lockdown in Kashmir

  • The UNHRC asked the govt to respect basic human rights and restore mobile communications
  • Kashmir is in lockdown now for more than a month

Hindu: http://bit.ly/2N7Fj6m

Tie my hands, but I will leave: Boris on Brexit

  • He promised to go through with Brexit even if a deal is not worked out
  • This despite a law being passed that will extend the deadline by 3months, to Jan 2020

Reuters: https://reut.rs/2ZLEPcR

National 🇮🇳| Nothing to fear in Citizenship Bill, Amit Shah

  • The Home Minister said people of northeast had nothing to fear from the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which will come up in the RS in the next session
  • Shah also said that article 371 was not in danger
  • The Article gives special protection to the rights of the indigenous people of NE

Hindu: http://bit.ly/32AyUEa

To understand the dangers of religion based citizenship, check the video: http://bit.ly/2XfG9CG(Youtube, Akash Banerjee)

Vande Bharat express production stopped due to ‘discovery’ of high energy consumption

  • It was ‘found’ that the train has far higher energy consumption than world standards, as mass production was to begin

Livemint: http://bit.ly/2N5VEZl

NHAI doesn’t require more govt support: Gadkari

  • In what has been an ongoing parley between the PMO and Gadkari’s ministry, there is little clarity on how NHAI will service its massive debt
  • The matter appears to be more of internal party politics than just economics (stay tuned for more on this)

Livemint: http://bit.ly/2Naiz5t

Economy & Business 💰| Passenger vehicles record worst ever drop in sales in Aug

  • PV sales fell 31.57% while car sales dropped 41.09% y-o-y
  • This is worst drop since 1997-98, when SIAM started recording data

Reuters: https://reut.rs/2N97HoM

#SIAM: Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures

Tribunal revokes ban on PWC

  • SEBI had enforced a 2yr ban on PWC to audit firms in 2018
  • The Securities Appellate Tribunal also said that SEBI had overstepped its jurisdiction
  • The matter relates to the Satyam scam in which SEBI detected fraud

Livemint: http://bit.ly/32ElUxH

Paytm loses triple to ₹4,217cr

  • This amount is higher than its revenue for ‘19 at ₹3,579cr
  • Despite so called cashbacks, Paytm revenue grew only 8.2%

Livemint: http://bit.ly/2N6kbgH

Tech 📱| Anti-trust case launched against Google

  • The case relates to ‘Google’s overarching control of online advertising and search results’
  • The case has been opened by 48 US state Attorney Generals

Reuters: https://reut.rs/2NSZZi8

🗣⭐️When ’90s kids were getting drawn to cola, this Doodh ad made drinking milk cool again

  • The story of Amul’s ‘Doodh doodh doodh doodh, piyo glass full doodh ad’

Print: http://bit.ly/2NeKKR9

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