Summary of The Hindu 19th APRIL 2024 (2024)

India votes from today ;102 LS seats in contention

·In the first phase of electionsvoting will be held for all 39 Lok Sabha seats on TamilNadu as well as inRajsthan , MP and UP

·Overall 16.63 crore voters wouldexercise their franchise in phase 1 .

Impossible to tamper with EVMs at , ‘ any stage ‘ , EC saysin SC

·It was second consecutive day forhearing on a petition on concerns on EVMs . The Petitioner are demanding areturning back to EVMs and matching all the VVPAT

·Election Commission on Thursdaysaid in Supreme Court that it was impossible to tamper with Electronics VotingMachines ( EVMs) .” at any stage “ .

EC Response :

·The EC said that there have been41,629 instances of random verification till date .

·Over four crore VVPAT slips werematched till date . There was not a single instance of mismatch .

·On manual use of VVPAT , EC saidthat it would tell whole hour to manually count the VVPAT slips of singlepolling station .

·“ On an average 1000 VVPAT slipsare required to be counted per polling station ….

·Manual counting of VVPAT wascumbersome at every step and process can not be expedited or hurried “ .

·The court has reserved itsjudgement .

Reports of EVM errors false : EC

·The election commission said inSupreme Court that reports that four EVMs erroneously logged into the votes forBJP during the mock poll held in Kerala was false .

·The state electoral commission ofKerala said that additional VVPAT slips released by VVPAT machines during amock poll led to confusion .

Sugar content on Nestle baby food sold in India

·Nestle’s baby and foodproducts sold in India and well asAfrica and Latin American countries have higher sugar content , on comparisonwith similar products sold in European Unionmarket , according to recently released data of an Swiss NGO public eye andBaby Food Action Network .

·FSSAI who have ensures such standard in India said that itwill investigate into it.

·It was found after testing of 150products of Nestle that 15 cerelac products , for six month old babies , whichare sold with without added sugar in UK and Germany , contained 2.7 gram addedsugar as per serving in India .

·WHO recommends against added sugarin food products meant for babies below age 3 .

·However a Nestle Indiaspokesperson , said that reducing sugar content was companies priority and inlast five years it has reduced 30 % of Sugar .

·Nestle is a Swiss company whichmanufactured product related to food and drink processes .

One crew member of ship seized by Iran returns home

·One of 17 Indian sailors aboardthe ship , MSC Aries that was detained by Iranian authorities last weekend havereturned home in Kerala ,

·The MEA has said .

·The ship is at the shore and thecrew members on board ship . The 17 Indian crew members has not been detained .

·After efforts by EAM S Jaishankar and Indianembassy in Tehran , Iran allowed the release of one female crew and permissionfor remaining 16 to contact their families .

·The Israel owned ship was seizedby Iran on April 13 . Later Iran struck Israel with drones and missiles .

India should condemn Israel actions in Gaza : Iran envoy

·Iran’s ambassador to India , Iran Elahi intalk with The Hindu said that Iranhas kept India fully briefed about air attack on Israel on April 13 , and itsmain objective had been achieved .

·On Israel Gaza issue he said thatIndia could play a big role in stopping the war in Gaza.

·On question of Chabhar port , he saidthat the project was going well and soon a good news is expected to be.Delivered .

Srinagar likely to be tagged as World Craft City from India .

·The World Craft Council International (WCCI ), a Kuwait based organisation has picked Srinagar for its nomination in thelist of World Craft City ( WCC ) . The result will be announced two monthslater .


Iran says US , it does not seek any ‘ expansion of tension ‘ in region

·Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossaein Amir Abdullahain is in New York toparticipate in UN Security Council Meeting .

·In a video posted he said thatIran had informed US that it doesnt want tension in the region .

·He said that Iran had informed USabout the attack “ before and after “ launching its attack on Israel .

·Iran’s President “ Ebrahim Raisi “has warned of “ fierce and further response “ to further “ aggression “ byIsrael

Ukraine says it hit Russian air field in annexed Crimea

·Ukraine on Wednesday launched anair attack on Dzhankoi military airfield in Crimea . It added that number ofAircraft being damaged in the attack was being clarified .

·But the attackseriously damaged four missile launchers , three radar stationsand other equipments , Ukrainian military spy agency said on Thursday .

Indonesia evacuated thousands after volacano erupts ,raises Tsunami threat

·A volcano in Indonesia erupted five times inIndonesia , pushing the authorities to close a nearby air force and issue awarning about fallng debris that could lead to cause Tsunami .

·Mount Ruang’s lava crater flamedwith flaned with lava , pushing ash column more than miles into sky and forcingauthorities to raise its alert level .

·More than 11,000 people have beenevacuated from the area .

BurkinoFaso expels French Diplomats over’ submwrsive activities “..

Summary of The Hindu 19th APRIL 2024 (2024)


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