YK MYK WEATHER TODAY MAX 28 C MIN 17 C WHAT DOES 100 CRORE COVID-19 JABS MEAN FOR THE COUNTRY? OPINION Rainfall may occur. INSTEAD OF JUST EXPORTING FISH, FOCUS ON MARINE PRODUCTS: PM NATION Morning India Rs. 5 RANCHI SUNDAY, 24 OCT, 2021 PG-12, YEAR—11, ISSUE—169 (RNI NO: JHAENG / 2012 / 44137) State to develop 500-acre industrial corridor along highway File For this project, Hemant govt has directed the DCs of all the districts in the Santhal Pargana division RANCHI: The Jharkhand government plans to develop a new industrial corridor spread over 500 acres along the highway connecting Govindpur to Sahibganj in the city of Dhanbad. Chief Minister Hemant Soren has directed the authorities to use the land on both sides of the road connecting the highway for this project. The secretaries of the Industries, Revenue and Land Reforms departments have been asked to prepare a report after assessing the prospects, availability of land and other resources. AT A GLANCE PAKISTAN FAILS IN CONVINCING TO RESUME $6BN EXTENDED LOAN FACILITY ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani delegation that was in Washington since October 4 to attend annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has failed to convince the latter and secure an arrangement for resumption of a $6 billion extended loan facility. The high level delegation, led by the then Finance Minister and current advisor to the Prime Minister on finance Shaukat Tarin, Finance Secretary Yousaf Khan, State Bank Governor Raza Baqir and other senior officials, had detailed deliberations with the IMF. INDIA'S FIRST IVF BUFFALO CALF BORN IN GUJARAT NEW DELHI: For the first time in India, using the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique, a calf was born to a buffalo from a breed named 'Banni' at a private farm in Gujarat's Somnath district. The country's first IVF buffalo calf was born out of six Banni IVF pregnancies that were established at the doorstep of the farmer, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said in a statement on Friday. MORE ON INSIDE PG The road connecting Govindpur to Sahibganj in Dhanbad is 311 kms long. Dhanbad is the hub of coal production while the state's only port at Sahibganj was started in 2019. There is ample potential for industrial development along this highway and its surrounding areas. This highway will also prove to be significant for Industry for transportation of raw materials to the finished product. At present, it is two-lane expressway and work on this project is expected to start soon converting it into a four-lane MEANWHILE MoS Steel Faggan Singh Kulaste called on CM Hemant Soren in Ranchi on Saturday. In order to develop the Govindpur-Sahibganj Road as an industrial corridor, several connected spur roads will be constructed so that industrial units to be established around this road could be connected with the main road. Firms willing to set up industries will be provided land. Later, this road will also be connected to the Ganga river at Sahibganj and the Ganga bridge being built there which will ease connectivity to Bihar and the north-east. This will also expand the scope of businesses. The cm has directed the authorities to use the land on both sides of the road connecting the highway for this project. The secretaries of the Industries, Revenue and Land Reforms departments have been asked to prepare a report after assessing the prospects, availability of land and other resources. J&K to become giver not taker region of India, says Amit Shah SRINAGAR: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said on Saturday that the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi about Jammu and Kashmir is to convert the union territory into a 'giver' and not a 'taker' region of the country. "Before August 5, 2019, what did the 70 years of Independence give J&K -- 87 assembly, 6 Lok Sabha seats and three families. "I do not need to name those families", Shah told a youth gathering in Srinagar on Saturday afternoon. The Union Home Minister said that it was Narendra Modi who decided that while the Ayushman Bharat Yojana entitles the weaker sections of the society for Rs 5 lakh medical treatment in other parts of the country, this facility should be available to every citizen in J&K. Shah said it is the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that J&K should become a giver rather than a taker region of the country. "During 70 years till 2019, only 500 medical seats were available and after 2019, this number has increased to 1,120 and would soon be doubled. "This did not happen during the 70 years till 2019 because those people were not interested in development, they played politics", he said. Most of the national flagship programmes have achieved their targets in J&K. SRINAGAR: Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the inaugural SrinagarSharjah flight from the Sheikh Ul-Alam international airport here on Saturday, reviving the direct airlink between the valley and the UAE after 11 years. The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6.30 pm IST and is scheduled to land in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) around 9 pm IST. Shah flagged off the flight virtually from the Raj bhawan here. MORE ON PG 5 INDIA NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday asked the states and UTs to speed up the Covid vaccination programme, with focus on the second dose, across the nation. The decision comes against the backdrop of the country achieving the milestone of administering 100 crore vaccine doses on October 21. Highlighting the sizeable number of eligible beneficiaries who have not received their second dose, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan urged the states and UTs to focus on those beneficiaries who are waiting for this after their interval period between the two jabs got over. 452,684 WORLD TOTAL CASES: 242,492,476 TOTAL DEATHS: 4,931,804 PAKUR: At least 29 sacks of gelatin stick were seized from a truck in Jharkhand's Pakur district on Saturday and the driver of the vehicle was arrested, police said. The truck was intercepted near Nasipur checkpoint under the Malpahari police outpost limits, and the driver was apprehended after he failed to submit any valid document for carrying the explosive substance, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Ajit Kumar Vimal said. The vehicle was coming from Rajgram of neighbouring West Bengal. "We are interrogating the driver to find out the supplier and receiver of the gelatin sticks," he added. SHAH FLAGS OFF INAUGURAL SRINAGARSHARJAH DIRECT FLIGHT STATES ASKED TO SPEED UP COVERAGE OF SECOND COVID VAX DOSE TOTAL CASES: 34,108,996 29 SACKS OF GELATIN STICK SEIZED IN PAKUR, ONE HELD LIFSTYLE & FOOD CORONA METER TOTAL DEATHS: road. The state government plans to build an industrial economic corridor within 50 km of the road which will create employment opportunities for more than 50,000 people. Hemant Soren has directed the officials to use the land for setting up industries as well as for housing. For this project, the state government has directed the Deputy Commissioners of all the districts in the Santhal Pargana division. Officials have been asked to assess the compensation and other facilities etc. to be given in lieu of acquisition of farmers' land. T20 WC: INDIA LOOK TO KEEP RECORD INTACT AGAINST PAK TODAY ICC prepares Dubai stadium ahead of India-Pakistan cricket match during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai on Saturday. ANI PAGE 10 100 cr vax will boost Accused get bail in govt destablisation case trust among tourists: PM MI NEWS SERVICE RANCHI: A court of Ranchi on Saturday granted bail to three accused persons of the case related to alleged attempt to destabilize the present state government. The bail was allowed as the investigating officer did not file the charge sheet within 90 days. The accused persons are Abhishek Dubey, Amit Singh and Niwaran Prasad Mahto. Sources said that according to provision under section 167 of CrPC the accused persons has the right to get bail if the investigating officer fails to file the chargesheet within 90 days. The accused had already spent 90 days under judicial custody on SOURCES SAID THAT ACCORDING TO PROVISION UNDER SECTION 167 OF CRPC THE ACCUSED PERSONS HAS THE RIGHT TO GET BAIL IF THE INVESTIGATING OFFICER FAILS TO FILE THE CHARGESHEET WITHIN 90 DAYS. THE ACCUSED HAD ALREADY SPENT 90 DAYS UNDER JUDICIAL CUSTODY ON SATURDAY. Saturday. It may be noted here that Ranchi police had arrested the accused persons in July in connection with the case (159/ 2021) registered with Kotwali police station by Congress leader Anup Singh. The case was registered under section 419, 420, 124 A, 120 B and 34 of IPC, section 171 (B) of Representation of People’s Act and sections 8 and 9 of Prevention of Corruption Act. Notably, on August 24 special court of anti-corruption bureau had rejected the bail petition of the three accused persons. The special public prosecutor ACB AK Gupta had opposed the bail petition while arguing that the accused persons have confessed their crime. He said that there were other evidences including the call recording details of their mobile phones to prove their complicity. PANAJI: India's achievement of completing 100 crore Covid vaccinations earlier this week will boost confidence among domestic and international tourists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, while adding that Goa's tourism sector would benefit from the feat. "India has crossed the 100 crore vaccination mark. This has increased the confidence among people of India and tourists too," Modi said during an interactive session with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, local bureaucrats and beneficiaries of the schemes launched under the 'Swayampura Bharat' and 'Atmanirbhar Goa' programmes. "Now when you are preparing for Diwali, Christmas and New Year, then in this season of festivals and holidays one will be able to see a new energy in the tourism sector in Goa," he added. "Domestic and international tourist footfalls to Goa will also definitely increase. This is a good sign for the tourism sector in Goa," he said. The preservation of the environment and progress in Goa's tourism sector was directly linked to the development of India, Modi added. "Goa is an important centre for tourism in India. In the fast-progressing Indian economy, the share of the tour, travel and hospitality industry is increasing continuously. It is obvious that Goa has a contribution towards this end," the Prime Minister said, adding that over the last few years, his government had been attempting to boost the tourism sector in the country. Nearly 20% judges have no place to sit, 42% courts lack toilets: CJI AURANGABAD: Highlighing major concerns over judicial infrastructure in the country, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday made some shocking revelations, including how almost 20 per cent of the judicial officers in the country don't even have proper courtrooms to sit. Of the total sanctioned strength of 24,280 judicial officers in India, there are only 20,143 court halls, including 620 rented premises, and 26 per cent of the court premises have no separate toilets for women and 16 per cent do not even toilets, while only 54 per cent courts have purified drinking water facility. In the computer-era, only 27 per cent of the courtrooms have computers on the judges' dais with video-conferencing facility, only 51 per cent courts have a library, 32 per cent have a separate record room and only 5 per cent have basic medical facilities, the CJI revealed. "Good judicial infrastructure for courts in India has always been an afterthought. It is because of this mindset that courts in Indian still operate from dilapidated structures making it difficult to effectively perform their function," he said. Inaugurating the Bombay High Court Aurangabad Bench's Annex Building's B and C Wings along with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Union Law Minister Chief Justice of India N. V. Ramana addresses during the inauguration of Annexe building of Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court, in Aurangabad on Saturday. ANI Kiren Rijiju and other dignitaries, CJI Ramana said good judicial infrastructure is important to improve access to justice and meet the rising demands of the people who are more aware of their rights and developing economically, socially and culturally. Citing a global research of 2018, he said that "failure to deliver timely justice can cost the country as much as 9 per cent of the annual GDP" and without adequate infrastructure for courts, "we cannot aspire to fill this gap". In his address, Thackeray said he would soon allot land for the extension of the Bombay High Court and invited the CJI to come and perform the ground-breaking INSIDE CJI RAMANA PUSHES FOR COMPLETE FINANCIAL AUTONOMY OF JUDICIARY PAGE 7 ceremony for it. Stating that delivering justice is not the responsibility of the courts along but all of us, he said the world's largest democracy has been nurtured by the executive, judiciary, legislature, and the media. "There are pressures on it but if these columns weaken, they will collapse and it will be difficult to make them stand againa I feel the only solution is what I can do as the government to ensure speedy justice," Thackeray pointed out. With the Law Minister also on the dais, CJI Ramana urged him to ensure a proposal to set up the National Judicial Infrastructure Authority is taken up in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. "I have sent the proposal. I am hoping for a positive response soon and the Union Law Minister will expedite the process," he said. Responding in his speech, Rijiju said that there is "no politics" when it comes to the judiciary, and "we are just different organs of the system but we are a team".