February 8th, 2021

Your 10 minute read!

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LAW, POLICY & GOVERNANCE



Daily snippets

1. Access to mental health helplines


NATIONAL NEWS/ INTERVENTIONS



Daily snippets

1. 7 killed after ‘glacial burst’ in Uttarakhand

2. ‘Dhauliganga’s water level breaches records’

3. Afghanistan gets Covishield doses

4. Ukraine looking at defence purchases from India

5. On disinvestment


INTERNATIONAL NEWS/EVENTS/ PERSONALITIES



Daily snippets

1. A jumbo struggle for farmers in Sri Lanka

2. Thousands rally in Jaffna to assert minority rights

3. ‘Oxford vaccine less effective against South African variant’

4. Pope appoints more women to Vatican posts


OPINIONS & ANALYSIS



Analysis : The cost of Internet shutdown

(i). Background

(ii). Concerns

(iii). The way forward


SUGGESTED READINGS



1. Implications of Section 69 of IT Act 2000 https://www.indialegallive.com/special/it-act-section-69-privacy-implications-article-21/

2. Neckbands and Broadbands https://www.livelaw.in/columns/lawyers-attending-vc-hearings-from-non-office-spaces-virtual-courts-169532

3. Infrastructure push and Fiscal consolidation https://www.pressreader.com/india/the-hindu/20210208/281788516749419

4. Glacier collapse and 2013 flash floods https://www.pressreader.com/india/the-hindu/20210208/281964610408555


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Sources referred to : The Hindu, The Indian Express, Live Law, Bar & Bench

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