FREE PRESS - VOL. XXXIX NO. 177 | INDORE | FRIDAY | DECEMBER 2, 2022 | PAGES 16 Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2021-2023; MP TO SET UP PANEL TO IMPLEMENT UCC: CM WWW.FREEPRESSJOURNAL.IN EDITIONS: INDORE, BHOPAL, UJJAIN, MUMBAI, PUNE FOR 24X7 UPDATES EDIT AN END TO MINORITY SCHOLARSHIPS? EVERY CITIZEN should have the right to keep only one wife OUR STAFF REPORTER BHOPAL Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took a major decision in an election . year on Thursday He said that a committee would be formed to implement the Uniform Civil Code. He made the announcement at a conference in Barwani to raise awareness about the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA). The time has come when India should have Uniform Civil Code, Chouhan said, adding that a man should not marry twice, and there should not be two laws in the . country He said a citizen AND HE SAID... There are many unlawful characters who, after marrying tribal girls, transfer lands to their names. action will be taken against such people. Action will be taken against such people should have the right to keep only one wife, and there should be single law for every citizen in that regard. There are many unlawful characters who, after marrying tribal girls, transfer lands to their names, he WHAT IS UNIFORM CIVIL CODE said, adding that action will be taken against such people. Bringing Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has been on agenda of the the Sayamsevak Rashtriya Sangh (RSS) for a long time. The Central Government is getting ready for implementing the UCC before 2024, after getting it passed through the BJPruled states. When Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Bhopal on April 23 this year, he discussed the issue with Chouhan and other BJP leaders. Shah said the Article 370 had been abolished, and the time has come to implement the UCC. CONTD. ON P6 The Uniform Civil Code will ensure that single law is followed for wedding, divorce, property inheritance right and adoptions. Section 44 of the Indian Constitution says the state will try to ensure that Union Civil Code is implemented for all citizens living in different parts of the country. India follows different laws in the name of religion and traditions. Once UCC is implemented, there will be single law for every citizen. Indore to host meeting of G20 agriculture group in February OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT email@example.com News Brief JNU campus defaced Several buildings on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus were defaced on Thursday with antiBrahmin slogans, photos of which were shared on social media. There was no immediate reaction from JNU Administration on the incidents. PG-6 2 held for hounding South Korean girl The Mumbai Police on Thursday arrested two youth for harassing and attempting to molest a South Korean national in the suburban Khar area, officials said.The incident occurred just before midnight on Tuesday came to light after a video showing the foreign national being pursued and pestered went viral on Wednesday. PG-6 Precautionary landing by Chetak "A Chetak helicopter of the IAF carried out a precautionary landing in an open area short of Baramati airfield today due to a suspected technical issue. The crew and aircraft were safe. Recovery of the helicopter was underway," Wing Commander Ashish Moghe, public relations officer (PRO) of the IAF, said. England first team to score 500 in a day Four England batters scored centuries as the visitors posted a daunting 506/4 in just 75 overs on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan, breaking a slew of records in the process, here on Thursday. Openers Zak Crawley (122) and Ben Duckett (107) stitched a solid opening stand of 233 runs to lay a strong foundation. PG-15 After hosting the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas (PBD) Conference and Global Investor Summit (GIS-23) in January next year, the city will host another world-level meeting in February The . cleanest city of the country will be hosting the meeting of the agriculture group of G-20 countries, scheduled for February 13, 14 and 15. The meeting of the cultural group of G-20 countries will be held in Khajuraho also in February but its dates have not been decided yet. The meetings of various working groups of G-20 will be held in different cities of the country as per the fixed agenda. A team of the Union Ministry of Agriculture headed by joint secretary Ritesh Chauhan visited the city on Thursday and discussed the initial preparations with local officials including a detailed outline of the programme. Se, curity movement, stay and tourism plan of the visiting guests were also discussed. All-woman bench to hear matters in SC NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud has constituted an allwoman bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Bela M Trivedi to hear transfer petitions involving matrimonial disputes and . bail matters on Thursday This is the third occasion in the history of the apex court that an all-woman bench has been constituted. The two-judge bench is currently sitting in Court number 11 of the top court. The bench has 32 matters listed before it, starting with 10 transfer petitions involving matrimonial disputes and followed by 10 bail matters. The first allwoman bench was set up in 2013 when a bench of Justices Gyan Sudha Misra and Ranjana Prakash Desai was constituted followed by a bench of Justices R Banumathi and Indira Banerjee in 2018. CONTD. ON P6 Modern farming to be discussed Officials said, on the first two days of the three-day meeting, topics related to agriculture production, research and advanced crops will be discussed. On the third day, all the guests will visit Mandu. Tourism activity forms an important part of the programme. Coarse grains to be branded The meeting will focus on this year's theme - Millet of the Year. Emphasis will be placed on increasing the production of millets, their branding and making their products popular in group countries. Collector Dr Ilayaraja T, additional commissioner of police Rajesh Hingankar and IMC commissioner Pratibha Pal were present in the meeting. According to official sources, the meeting will be held at Hotel Sheraton located on Bypass. More than 150 officers from group countries will participate in the meeting. G-20 Presidency will be consultative, collaborative, decisive: Jaishankar NEW DELHI: As India assumed the presidency of G-20, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said New Delhi's endeavour would be to make consensus on key global issues more relevant through a wider process of consultation. Addressing the G-20 University Connect initiative, the first event of India's presidency of the grouping, Jaishankar said it would also be India's endeavour to emerge as the voice of the global south -- comprising Asia, Africa and Latin America -that has to face the brunt of polarisation and conflict in the developed world. CONTD. ON P6 Cyber attackers briefly hack Jal Shakti Min's Twitter handle NEW DELHI Cyber attackers on Thursday briefly hacked the Ministry of Jal Shakti's Twitter handle. This is the second major cyber attack on a government site after AIIMS Delhi's server was majorly hacked last week. Officials said that a preliminary probe has been initiated by concerned agencies into the hacking of the Ministry's account. They said that the account was restored shortly and the suspicious tweets from the hacked account were removed. Sources said the hacking took place early morning on Tuesday when suspicious activity was witnessed on the page. It came to light when a tweet promoting crypto wallet Sui Wallet was first posted by the Jal Shakti ministry account early this morning. Moreover, the account's profile picture was also altered with Sui's logo. After the hacking, the tweet by the ministry's handle also tagged numerous unknown accounts and subsequent tweets followed the same pattern. This is not the first instance of hacking of a Twitter account. CONTD. ON P6 Centre asks FM radio channels not to play songs glorifying drugs NEW DELHI: The Centre has cautioned FM radio channels against playing songs or broadcasting content glorifying alcohol, drugs, weaponry, gangster/gun culture. In an advisory to FM radio channels, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked them to strictly adhere to the terms and conditions prescribed in grant of permission agreement (GOPA) and migration grant of permission agreement (MGOPA) and not air any content in violation thereof. "Any violation shall entail such penal action as RNI No. 38281/83 deemed fit in accordance with the terms and conditions laid down in the GOPA/MGOPA," the advisory said. The advisory was issued after the ministry found that some FM channels were playing songs or broadcasting content that glorified alcohol, drugs, weaponry, gangster and gun culture. It pointed out that the Punjab and Haryana High Court had taken judicial note that such content affected children of impressionable age and gave rise to gun culture. It said such content was in violation of the AIR Programme Code and the Centre had the right to impose sanctions for suspension of permission and prohibition of broadcast. ARNOLD URGES SOCCEROOS TO AVOID CELEBRATIONS, SOCIAL MEDIA Pg-14 Processing of air passengers based on facial recognition tech begins NEW DELHI Air passengers can get paperless entry at three selected airports including and Bengaluru Delhi, Varanasi to make air travel hassle-free through Digi Ya. tra launched on Thursday Digi Yatra is conceived to achieve contactless, seamless processing of passengers at airports based on Facial Recognition Technology (FRT). Officials said that the airport will use facial recognition software termed as . "Digi Yatra" for entry Digi Yatra in the first phase, will be launched at seven airports. However, it has been initially launched at three airports including and Bengaluru Delhi, Varanasi on Thursday to be followed by four airports Hyderabad, namely Kolkata, Pune, and Vijayawada by March 2023. Later, it would be implemented across various air. ports in the country The service is currently being launched for domestic . flights passengers only `3 QUALITY AT VALUE WEATHER 26.90c. 12.20c Sunrise : 06.51 Sunset : 05.41 PM: Kharge was tutored to compare me with Ravana GODHRA Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Congress party president Mallikarjun Kharge was tutored to compare him with Ravana. Modi was addressing a public meeting in Kalol taluka of Panchmahal district in central Gujarat where polling will be held in the second phase on December 5. Two days ago while addressing a public meeting in Ahmedabad, Congress party President Mallikarjun Kharge had stated, "Whether it is the civic polls or panchayat, Assembly or Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi appeals to voters to vote for his party's candidate while remembering his face... does he have 100 faces like Ravana?" Reacting to Kharge, Modi said, "Kharge was tutored to compare me with Ravana, when the Congress does not believe in Lord Rama... they do not approve the existence of Ram Setu. This is a state of Lord PM Narendra Modi during an election campaign roadshow for Assembly polls in Ahmedabad on Thursday ‘People will reply with ballot’ 60% turnout in first phase Home Minister Amit Shah has hit out at Congress over its leader Mallikarjun Kharge's "Ravana" jibe at PM Modi. He said, "Many times Congress used bad words for PM Modi in Gujarat and the people of Gujarat replied with the ballot. The people of Gujarat will definitely give reply to Prime Minister's insult." An average 60.23% voter turnout was recorded on Thursday across 89 Assembly seats in the first phase of Gujarat elections, election officials said. While voting began at 8 in the morning and ended at 5 pm, the final turn-out was higher as the process continued at the polling stations where voters had arrived before 5 pm and were standing PG-7 in queues. PM’S CONVOY MAKES WAY FOR AMBULANCE Prime Minister Narendra Modi stopped his convoy to give way to an ambulance during his massive roadshow in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Rama believers, where such accusation will never be accepted by the people of the state." CONTD. ON P6 Hotel mgmt institute HoD booked for harassing female prof OUR STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org Head of the department of the Institute of Hotel Management in Bhopal, Pradip Kumar Modi, has been booked for harassing a female professor of the institute, Habib- ganj police said on Thursday. Police station in-charge Manish Raj Bhadoria said the woman had been facing harassment since 2020. Initially, she did not pay any attention to his act, but as his advances became more frequent than earlier, she objected to it. She discussed the issue with the other professors of the institute, but that did not stop Modi's advances towards the female professor. She then professor approached the police and filed a complaint. The police have registered a case under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code on November 26. The police called the HoD to the police station. During the preliminary investigation, the HoD denied the charges and he was released on bail, official sources said.