Morning Digest | Govt. not liable to compensate for COVID-19 vaccine deaths, Centre tells SC; Saurashtra, Kutch go to polls on Dec 1, and more

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Government not liable to compensate for COVID-19 vaccine deaths: Centre tells SC

The federal government can’t be held liable to pay compensation for deaths as a result of administration of COVID-19 vaccines, the Centre has informed the Supreme Courtroom.

“Holding the state immediately liable to offer compensation underneath the slim scope of strict legal responsibility for terribly uncommon deaths occurring as a consequence of AEFIs (antagonistic occasions following immunization) from using vaccines might not be legally sustainable,” the affidavit stated.

Jallikattu case | What right do you want to protect, Supreme Court asks petitioners

The Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday requested activists what they discovered improper in Tamil Nadu’s  jallikattu legislation when it protects animals from “pointless ache” and sought to protect the “tradition and traditions” of the folks within the State.

Gujarat elections | Phase 1 campaign ends; Saurashtra and Kutch go to the polls on Dec 1

Campaigning for the primary part of the Gujarat Meeting election to be held on December 1 ended on Tuesday night. As many as 788 candidates are within the fray for 89 seats in 19 districts in Saurashtra and south Gujarat.

Beijing moves to defuse protests with carrot-and-stick policy

China’s authorities on November 29 stated it could launch a brand new push to vaccinate the aged—a key step that may allow an eventual easing of the unpopular “zero-COVID” coverage—whereas additionally pledging to crack down on actions that “disrupt social order”.

India, Bangladesh establish contact as more Kuki-Chin refugees are expected to enter Mizoram

Ten days after the primary batch of over 270 Kuki-Chin refugees crossed over to India fearing an assault from Bangladesh safety forces, authorities officers estimate that 150 extra refugees are anticipated to hunt shelter in Mizoram within the subsequent few days. A supply stated India and Bangladesh are conscious of the distinctive seriousness of the problem and are involved with one another.

AIIMS services remain disrupted for seventh straight day

The providers on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) within the nationwide capital had been carried out manually for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday after the hospital final week stated its server would possibly have been subjected to a ransomware assault.

Telangana gets recovery notice for taking up works not allowed under MGNREGS

The Union Rural Growth Ministry has served a discover on the Telangana authorities asking it to return ₹151.9 crore spent underneath the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Scheme (MGNREGS) on building of fish/grain drying platforms, which isn’t permitted underneath the scheme.

FIFA World Cup 2022 | Rashford double downs Wales and sends England into last 16

Marcus Rashford’s second-half double propelled England to a 3-0 win over neighbours Wales on Tuesday that despatched them into the World Cup final 16 as Group B winners and ended Welsh hopes of reaching the knockout stage.

EC to hear Shiv Sena factions’ dispute over name, symbol on Dec 12

The Election Fee of India (EC), in an order on Tuesday, fastened December 12 because the date for the primary listening to within the dispute over the identify and bow and arrow image of the two warring Shiv Sena factions.

Rahul Gandhi’s long march is testing who will stay the course and how far

The Narmada rippled calmly as chants invoking her blessings wafted via the nippy morning air and tons of of individuals led by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi crossed the Mortakka bridge to enter heartland India on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2022 | Christian Pulisic goal advances US with 1-0 win over Iran

Christian Pulisic scored within the thirty eighth minute and the U.S. males’s nationwide group held on in a must-win match to defeat Iran 1-0 in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday to advance to the spherical of 16.

The U.S. performs Group A winner The Netherlands on Saturday. Group B winner England performs Group A runner-up Senegal on Sunday.

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