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News in Short - 22-September-2019

Justice Kureshi recommend as Chief Justice of Tripura High court

Date: 22 September 2019 Tags: Appointments & Resignations
  • The Collegium led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has recommended to the government to appoint Justice Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Tripura High Court. Justice Kureshi is the senior most judge from the Gujarat High Court.
  • The collegium had earlier recommended Justice Kureshi to the post of Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High court, which now has been modified after government sent back the names

Election dates for upcoming elections for two States announced

Date: 22 September 2019 Tags: Miscellaneous
  • The Election commission has announced that elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 21, followed by counting of votes on October 24.
  • The EC also announced that by-elections to 64 Assembly seats across different States will be held on October 21.

Former TDP MP Sivaprasad passes away

Date: 22 September 2019 Tags: Obituaries
  • Former Chittoor MP and senior Telugu Desam Party leader N. Siva Prasad (68) passed away on 21 September. He was undergoing treatment for kidney ailment in Chennai.
  • He was a Cabinet Minister in N. Chandrababu Naidu's government in 1990 before contesting LokSabha elections and winning.

Amit Panghal wins Silver at World Boxing championship

Date: 22 September 2019 Tags: Sports
  • Indian boxer Amit Panghal’s campaign in the men’s world championships ended with a silver medal after he lost to Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in  52kg category final in Ekaterinburg.
  • The second-seeded Panghal became the first Indian male boxer to finish second in the world event.
  • India achieved its best ever medal haul of after Manish Kaushik (63kg) had signed off with a bronze earlier, losing in the semi-finals.

Gully Boy selected as official Indian entry for Oscars

Date: 22 September 2019 Tags: Cinema
  • Bollywood film Gully Boy, starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, and directed by Zoya Akhtar, has been selected as the official entry from India for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
  • The Best International Feature Film award was earlier titled Best Foreign Language Film award. The awards will be held in Los Angeles.