" $$$ $ 1 1 ! %1 ! ! 1 ()' , +',-( ! , % " ! # & & 0+-*.( 0+.(/ Sri Lanka allows controversial Chinese ship to visit port INSTRUCTS OFFICIALS to ensure no loss of life; keeps tab on situation from control room Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Saturday night ‘everyone is of the opinion that keeping in view the safety of the public, it is not appropriate to keep water in the dam in such a situation. So we have decided that by cutting the dam, we will drain out water and empty the dam’. CM who was in state control room till late night Sonia tests C+ IIT Indore's plan ready, but awaiting central funds Indian Institute of Technology Indore has made all preparations from its side to start the satellite campus in Ujjain, but it has to wait till the central government approves the plan and provides fund for construction of the campus. Suhas Joshi, director, IIT Indore said, "We have already decided that 200 acre of the land will be used for the construction of the campus and the remaining land is reserved as forest area and will remain untouched. For this we have presented our proposal to the central government and are waiting their approval." said, “The cutting work has been started and we have got all the 18 villages completely evacuated before that. There are no brothers and sisters in the village, so our entire team is roaming around.” “Collector, SP, ADM, Naib Tehsildar, SDM, Tehsildar along with our police personnel, home guards, SDRF teams, NDRF teams, army columns are deployed in the field and they are making sure that Hizb chief's son, Bitta Karate’s wife among 4 sacked by J&K admin The Jammu and Kashmir Saturday government sacked four employees inSyed cluding son of Salahuddin, the self-styled chief of banned terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, and the wife of a jailed separatist who was also involved in fatal attack on minority community members. All the four have been dismissed for allegedly having links with forces working against India and spreading malicious propaganda, officials said. They have been dismissed under Article 311 of the Constitution which enables the government to sack its employees without . any inquiry Syed Abdul Mueed, son of Salahuddin (Syed Mohd Yusuf) and Manager (Information and Technology) at the Commerce and Industries Department, is among the dismissed employees. He is the third son of the Hizb chief to have been sacked from the government job. Syed Ahmed Shakeel and Shahid Yusuf were dismissed from service last year. no one should stay in the village. We have also made this arrangement that no animal should remain in the village. Arrangements have also been made to remove the cattle like cow, bull, buffalo and goat etc.’ He said, “I am sitting in the state level control room with my entire team including CS and DGP. Both the ministers Tulsiram Silavat and Rajvardhan Singh Dattigaon are present at the dam site since . yesterday Yashwant Sagar too gets Ramsar tag Eleven Indian sites, including Yashwant Sagar of Indore, have been added to the Ramsar list, taking the number of wetlands of international importance in the country to 75 in the 75th year of Independence, the Union Environment Min. istry said on Saturday The Ramsar list aims at "developing and maintaining an international network of wetlands which are important for the conservation of global biological diversity and for sustaining human life through the maintenance of their ecosystem components, processes and benefits". Amidst controversy and a diplomatic tussle between India and China, Sri Lanka on Saturday announced that it has allowed controvessel Chinese versial 'Yuan Wang 5' to dock at the southern-most island's port, the Chinese-run Hambantota. The Foreign Ministry announced that it has given permission for the vessel to be docked at the port on August 16. Described as a research and survey vessel, but alleged to be a spy ship, the was vessel Chinese to planned originally on Hambantota reach August 11 but its arrival was deferred following Sri Lanka's requested to postpone the arrival indefi. nitely When Sri Lanka requested a postponement of the arrival, No pointed questions please, says SC APEX COURT has issued directions to trial courts to safeguard victims The Supreme Court on Friday held that all sexual harassment cases should be held in camera and no inappropriate pointed questions should be asked to the sexual assault victims. In a series of directions to trial courts across the country the apex , court also barred seeking the sexual history of the aggrieved women. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Jamshed B Pardiwala regretted that the legal proceedings in such cases tend to be more onerous for complainants already suffering trauma and societal shame. It said the trial courts have an important re- sponsibility of handling such cases appropriately and sen. sitively The top court passed these directions in a case filed by a yoga instructor accusing a vice-chancellor of sexual abuse and termination of job for not complying to his demands. She challenged the trial procedures and examination of witnesses in the trial court and came to the apex court after not getting any justice from the Bombay High Court. Allowing her petition, the Supreme Court said the proceedings should be conducted in camera when the victim and the witnesses . testify The Supreme Court also suggested installing a screen to ensure that the aggrieved woman does not have to see the accused while testifying or, as an alternative, the accused should be asked to leave the courtroom when her testimony is being recorded. Cheetahs unlikely to land this month MoU WITH SA is yet to be signed Cheetahs are unlikely to arrive in India in August as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Africa to import the animals from that country has not been signed yet, an official said here on Satur- . day The spotanited mal, which went extinct in In70 dia years ago, is going to be reintroduced in Madhya Pradesh's KunoPark National Palpur (KNP). Cheetahs, known as the fastest mammals, would be sourced from South Africa and Namibia. Earlier, some media reports had claimed that the government was planning to bring the cheetahs to India . before Independence Day An MoU was inked with Namibia last month, but the animals which were to be airlifted from that country have not yet completed their mandatory quarantine there, said the official who is associated with the project.