Rapido Bike Services Ban From Plying Roads: Mumbai Transport
After Delhi, the Maharashtra Government also banned bike taxi services like Rapido, Ola Moto and Uber Moto to ply on the streets. The transport department has warned bike taxis against plying on the roads of Delhi. The first offence by the aggregators could lead to a fine of Rs 5,000, while the second offence could lead to a fine of Rs 10,000 and imprisonment up to a year, said notice.
Tags: Travel, Rapido Bike, Banned, Transport Service, Maharashtra(175), Delhi-NCR
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
California Becomes 1st US State In World To Outlaw Use Of Petrol Cars, Effective From 2026
Officials in California have adopted a first-of-its-kind rule that would ban the sale of new gas-powered automobiles by 2035. The regulations would not apply to used automobiles, enabling them to remain on the road. The rules will not be effective immediately, but rather in 2026. However, the Biden administration must still approve the decision before it can go into effect.
Tags: USA, petrol cars, Banned, California, Electric Vehicles
Courtesy: Zee News
Indiana Lawmakers Impose Abortion Ban With Limited Exceptions
Indiana lawmakers enacted a near-total ban on abortion, with limited exceptions on August 5, becoming the first state in the US to do so since Supreme Court reversed the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. The Indiana statute was enacted with a few exceptions, such as rape and incest, and to safeguard the mother's life and physical condition. The treatment is now permitted till 22 weeks of pregnancy.
Protests Prohibited On Campus Of Lucknow University Prior To NAAC Inspection
Protests, "dharnas," and processions are all prohibited on the Lucknow University (LU) campus. Proctor Rakesh Dwivedi announced in a circular that no meetings will be permitted on university grounds owing to the district administration's application of Section 144. The movement was prompted by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team's anticipated visit to the main LU campus on July 21-23.
Tags: Lucknow, University Students, Protests, Banned, NAAC
HRW Claims Secondary Education Still Prohibited For Afghan Girls
Human Rights Watch, New York-based organization, alleged on July 13 Taliban's prohibition on secondary education had already lost Afghan girls 300 days of schooling, with disastrous consequences for them, their families, and the nation's future. Taliban took power in Afghanistan in August 2021 and established rules severely restricting fundamental rights, particularly of women. They barred most girls from attending secondary education and… read-more
Tags: Secondary education, Banned, Afghanistan, Girls, Education
SC To Examine Appeals Against Karnataka HC's Decision To Uphold Hijab Ban
The Karnataka High Court's decision to uphold the state's prohibition on the hijab at educational institutions was challenged in a number of petitions that the Supreme Court decided to examine next week. A bench made note of attorney Prashant Bhushan's claims that the cases had been filed in the past but hadn't yet been scheduled for the hearing. "The girls are losing out on studies," Bhushan claimed.
Tags: Supreme Court, Hijab Row, Karnataka, High Court, Banned
Traders Association Request Year-Long Transition Phase To Abide With Ban On Single-Use Plastics
Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on July 3 requested Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav a one-year grace period to abide by the ban on single-use plastics that went into force on July 1. It offered suggestions in order to safeguard those working in the industry. An abrupt prohibition might hamper multiple economic operations in several sectors, according to the leaders, and a phased implementation method is required.
Tags: Traders, Single use plastic, Banned, Union Environment Minister, CAIT
Courtesy: India Today
New York To Prohibit Carrying Concealed Guns In 'Sensitive Places,' After SC Ruling
New York lawmakers on July 1 agreed to enact new gun regulations that prohibit firearms from being carried in a number of "sensitive places," including Times Square. People who seek a gun license must get training and provide their social media profiles for government assessment. Republican Assembly Member Mike Lawler stated "It's going to be easier to get a concealed-carry [license]. But you're not going to be able to carry it anywhere." … read-more
Tags: New York, Banned, gun license, Times Square, guns
Courtesy: India Today
Centre Bans Single-Use Plastics In Order To Reduce Plastic Waste From July 1
The Centre's ban on certain single-use plastics will go into force on July 1 in order to minimize plastic waste. Single-use plastics are often products that are thrown after only one use and are not recycled. To monitor the ban's implementation, Central Pollution Control Board has established a National Control Room. State boards have been urged to increase inspections of industrial and commercial establishments in order to effectively… read-more
Tags: Banned, Single use plastic, Central Government, Plastic Waste, centre pollution control board
North Korea Bans People From Wearing Leather Coats
North Korean officials have recently banned its citizens from wearing leather trench coats because it's "impure" to imitate the fashion style of leader Kim Jong Un. The police have been ordered to confiscate faux leather jackets from the market. Furthermore, one of the sources told RFA, "Young men protest, saying they bought the coats with their own money and there is… read-more
Tags: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, North Korea, fashion, Banned, Leather Coat
Courtesy: IB Times