Current affairs;13july,2020 Current Affairs Notes | EduRev

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1. The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed an MoU with the National 
Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on 
FIRs and stolen vehicles. 
2. The MoU will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network 
and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police 
stations.
3. All State police are mandated to file FIRs in the CCTNS.NATGRID seeks to 
become the one-stop destination for security and intelligence agencies to 
access database related to immigration entry and exit, banking and 
telephone details of a suspect on a “secured platform”.
4. The project First conceptualised in 2009 under then Home Minister P. 
Chidambaram, has got a renewed push under Home Minister Amit Shah. The 
project aims to go live by December 31.
NTAGRID
13 JULY, 2020
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1. The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed an MoU with the National 
Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on 
FIRs and stolen vehicles. 
2. The MoU will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network 
and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police 
stations.
3. All State police are mandated to file FIRs in the CCTNS.NATGRID seeks to 
become the one-stop destination for security and intelligence agencies to 
access database related to immigration entry and exit, banking and 
telephone details of a suspect on a “secured platform”.
4. The project First conceptualised in 2009 under then Home Minister P. 
Chidambaram, has got a renewed push under Home Minister Amit Shah. The 
project aims to go live by December 31.
NTAGRID
13 JULY, 2020
? The Uttar Pradesh government announced that the killing of Vikas 
Dubey allegedly while trying to escape from police custody on 
July 10 will be probed by a single-member commission.
? Retired Allahabad High Court judge Sashi Kant Agarwal will head 
the commission, which will be based out of Kanpur, and have two 
months to submit its report.
? The decision comes a day after a series of petitions were filed in 
the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into the killing 
of Dubey and his associates by the police following the Bikru 
ambush.
? The commission will also investigate the Bikru ambush as well as 
all the cases of ‘encounters’ between the police and Dubey’s 
associates. Eight policemen were killed in the ambush while five 
associates linked to Dubey were killed later by the police in 
alleged exchange of fire.
SASHI KANT AGARWAL COMMISSION
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1. The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed an MoU with the National 
Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on 
FIRs and stolen vehicles. 
2. The MoU will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network 
and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police 
stations.
3. All State police are mandated to file FIRs in the CCTNS.NATGRID seeks to 
become the one-stop destination for security and intelligence agencies to 
access database related to immigration entry and exit, banking and 
telephone details of a suspect on a “secured platform”.
4. The project First conceptualised in 2009 under then Home Minister P. 
Chidambaram, has got a renewed push under Home Minister Amit Shah. The 
project aims to go live by December 31.
NTAGRID
13 JULY, 2020
? The Uttar Pradesh government announced that the killing of Vikas 
Dubey allegedly while trying to escape from police custody on 
July 10 will be probed by a single-member commission.
? Retired Allahabad High Court judge Sashi Kant Agarwal will head 
the commission, which will be based out of Kanpur, and have two 
months to submit its report.
? The decision comes a day after a series of petitions were filed in 
the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into the killing 
of Dubey and his associates by the police following the Bikru 
ambush.
? The commission will also investigate the Bikru ambush as well as 
all the cases of ‘encounters’ between the police and Dubey’s 
associates. Eight policemen were killed in the ambush while five 
associates linked to Dubey were killed later by the police in 
alleged exchange of fire.
SASHI KANT AGARWAL COMMISSION
? The Supreme Court, in a significant decision, confirmed that 
persons with disabilities are also socially backward and entitled to 
the same benefits of relaxation as Scheduled Caste and 
Scheduled Tribe candidates in public employment and education.
? It upheld a 2012 judgment of the Delhi High Court in Anamol 
Bhandari (minor) through his father/Natural Guardian v.Delhi 
Technological University.
? In that, the High Court held that people suffering from disabilities 
are also socially backward, and are therefore, at the very least, 
entitled to the same benefits as given to the Scheduled Caste/ 
Scheduled Tribe candidates.
RESERVATION FOR DISABLED
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1. The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed an MoU with the National 
Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on 
FIRs and stolen vehicles. 
2. The MoU will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network 
and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police 
stations.
3. All State police are mandated to file FIRs in the CCTNS.NATGRID seeks to 
become the one-stop destination for security and intelligence agencies to 
access database related to immigration entry and exit, banking and 
telephone details of a suspect on a “secured platform”.
4. The project First conceptualised in 2009 under then Home Minister P. 
Chidambaram, has got a renewed push under Home Minister Amit Shah. The 
project aims to go live by December 31.
NTAGRID
13 JULY, 2020
? The Uttar Pradesh government announced that the killing of Vikas 
Dubey allegedly while trying to escape from police custody on 
July 10 will be probed by a single-member commission.
? Retired Allahabad High Court judge Sashi Kant Agarwal will head 
the commission, which will be based out of Kanpur, and have two 
months to submit its report.
? The decision comes a day after a series of petitions were filed in 
the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into the killing 
of Dubey and his associates by the police following the Bikru 
ambush.
? The commission will also investigate the Bikru ambush as well as 
all the cases of ‘encounters’ between the police and Dubey’s 
associates. Eight policemen were killed in the ambush while five 
associates linked to Dubey were killed later by the police in 
alleged exchange of fire.
SASHI KANT AGARWAL COMMISSION
? The Supreme Court, in a significant decision, confirmed that 
persons with disabilities are also socially backward and entitled to 
the same benefits of relaxation as Scheduled Caste and 
Scheduled Tribe candidates in public employment and education.
? It upheld a 2012 judgment of the Delhi High Court in Anamol 
Bhandari (minor) through his father/Natural Guardian v.Delhi 
Technological University.
? In that, the High Court held that people suffering from disabilities 
are also socially backward, and are therefore, at the very least, 
entitled to the same benefits as given to the Scheduled Caste/ 
Scheduled Tribe candidates.
RESERVATION FOR DISABLED
? Iran and China have drafted a sweeping economic and security 
partnership. 
? The partnership would vastly expand Chinese presence in 
banking, telecommunications, ports, railways and dozens of other 
projects. 
? In exchange, China would receive a regular and heavily 
discounted supply of Iranian oil over the next 25 years.
? The document also describes deepening military cooperation, 
potentially giving China a foothold in a region that has been a 
strategic preoccupation of the United States for decades. 
? It calls for joint training and exercises, joint research and weapons 
development and intelligence sharing.
CHINA-IRAN TRADE AND 
MILITARY PARTNERSHIP
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1. The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed an MoU with the National 
Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on 
FIRs and stolen vehicles. 
2. The MoU will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network 
and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police 
stations.
3. All State police are mandated to file FIRs in the CCTNS.NATGRID seeks to 
become the one-stop destination for security and intelligence agencies to 
access database related to immigration entry and exit, banking and 
telephone details of a suspect on a “secured platform”.
4. The project First conceptualised in 2009 under then Home Minister P. 
Chidambaram, has got a renewed push under Home Minister Amit Shah. The 
project aims to go live by December 31.
NTAGRID
13 JULY, 2020
? The Uttar Pradesh government announced that the killing of Vikas 
Dubey allegedly while trying to escape from police custody on 
July 10 will be probed by a single-member commission.
? Retired Allahabad High Court judge Sashi Kant Agarwal will head 
the commission, which will be based out of Kanpur, and have two 
months to submit its report.
? The decision comes a day after a series of petitions were filed in 
the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into the killing 
of Dubey and his associates by the police following the Bikru 
ambush.
? The commission will also investigate the Bikru ambush as well as 
all the cases of ‘encounters’ between the police and Dubey’s 
associates. Eight policemen were killed in the ambush while five 
associates linked to Dubey were killed later by the police in 
alleged exchange of fire.
SASHI KANT AGARWAL COMMISSION
? The Supreme Court, in a significant decision, confirmed that 
persons with disabilities are also socially backward and entitled to 
the same benefits of relaxation as Scheduled Caste and 
Scheduled Tribe candidates in public employment and education.
? It upheld a 2012 judgment of the Delhi High Court in Anamol 
Bhandari (minor) through his father/Natural Guardian v.Delhi 
Technological University.
? In that, the High Court held that people suffering from disabilities 
are also socially backward, and are therefore, at the very least, 
entitled to the same benefits as given to the Scheduled Caste/ 
Scheduled Tribe candidates.
RESERVATION FOR DISABLED
? Iran and China have drafted a sweeping economic and security 
partnership. 
? The partnership would vastly expand Chinese presence in 
banking, telecommunications, ports, railways and dozens of other 
projects. 
? In exchange, China would receive a regular and heavily 
discounted supply of Iranian oil over the next 25 years.
? The document also describes deepening military cooperation, 
potentially giving China a foothold in a region that has been a 
strategic preoccupation of the United States for decades. 
? It calls for joint training and exercises, joint research and weapons 
development and intelligence sharing.
CHINA-IRAN TRADE AND 
MILITARY PARTNERSHIP
? This would clear the way for billions of dollars of Chinese 
investments in energy and other sectors, undercutting the Donald 
Trump administration’s efforts to isolate the Iranian government 
because of its nuclear and military ambitions.
? It represents a major blow to the Trump administration’s aggressive 
policy toward Iran since abandoning the nuclear deal reached in 
2015 by President Barack Obama and the leaders of six other 
nations after two years of gruelling negotiations.
CHINA-IRAN TRADE AND MILITARY 
PARTNERSHIP
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