SGPC urges CJI to form constitutional bench on Haryana gurdwara act

The SGPC on Friday appealed to the Chief Justice of India to form a five-member constitutional bench to review the judgment upholding the validity of an Act for the management of gurdwaras in Haryana. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) also urged the Centre to file a review petition. The Supreme … Read more

‘We need to do better’: broker urges industry to step up after client wins claims dispute – The Broker 2 – Insurance News

A freight services provider whose consignment of prawns was sold at a 50% discount after an employee erroneously cut the security seal on a third-party container holding the stock will have the loss covered after winning a claims dispute against the insurer. The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) says the circumstances of the $US40,005 ($62,334) … Read more

IMF urges UK to ‘re-evaluate’ tax cuts in biting attack on fiscal plan

The IMF has launched a biting attack on the UK’s plan to implement £45bn of debt-funded tax cuts, urging the government to “re-evaluate” the plan and warning that the “untargeted” package threatens to stoke soaring inflation. The multilateral lender said it was “closely monitoring” developments in the UK and was “engaged with the authorities” after … Read more

CM MK Stalin launches Green TN Mission, urges people to join hands

Making a fervent pitch to collectively address the challenges of climate change, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday urged the people to join the government efforts in spreading forest cover and conserving nature for posterity. Launching the Green Tamil Nadu Mission, a flagship scheme of the Tamil Nadu Green … Read more

Mehta urges SCO members to work on eliminating transnational economic crime

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Friday urged the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to work together to eliminate the threat of transnational economic crimes by enhancing mutual trust, understanding, cooperation and communication, the Union Law Ministry said. Mehta and additional secretary (legal affairs) in the law ministry Anju Rathi … Read more

Shelter urges gov to reverse housing benefit freeze as bailiff evictions increase 39%

Bailiffs evicted 3,405 households in the private rented sector in England between April and June this year, according to the latest government figures.  The data shows that this figure has increased by 39% compared to the previous quarter. Shelter warns that the total number of eviction proceedings is now back at pre-pandemic levels, before the … Read more

Discuss patent waiver extension for Covid diagnostics: Goyal urges G20

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday urged the G20 countries for starting timely discussions in the WTO on extending patent waiver for the production and supply of COVID-19 diagnostics and therapeutics. In June, members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed to grant a temporary patent waiver for manufacturing COVID-19 … Read more

Mortgage innovation risks must be weighed, regulator urges

Federal regulators exploring the mortgage industry’s embrace of technology understand companies’ concerns around new potential risks.  Lenders might be hesitant to integrate new solutions from tech like artificial intelligence and blockchain, which mortgage tech players say can increase efficiencies. But the current system, in which loans on average take 45 days to process and closing … Read more

Top U.S. general urges vigilance as Russia weighs Ukraine setbacks By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Ukrainian serviceman stands at a Polish self-propelled howitzer Krab, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine in Kharkiv region,Ukraine September 13, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich By Phil Stewart A MILITARY BASE IN POLAND (Reuters) -The top U.S. general cautioned on Sunday it remained unclear how Russia might react to the latest battlefield setbacks … Read more

Sen. Warren urges Dept. of Transportation to block JetBlue’s purchase of Spirit

JillianCain/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is requesting that the U.S. Department of Justice heavily scrutinize JetBlue’s (NASDAQ:JBLU) planned purchase of Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) and ultimately block the combination. Warren wrote a letter to Transportation Dept. Secretary Pete Buttigieg asking that the agency to consider blocking the $3.8 billion purchase of Spirit … Read more