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SC directs testing of Maggi sample by Mysuru lab
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the testing of Maggi noodles samples as directed by National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) will now be undertaken by the Mysuru-based Central Food Technological Research Institute lab.
 
An apex court bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Prafulla C. Pant said that the local commissioner shall collect samples of Maggi noodles from the companies' Lucknow-based godown and send them to the lab. The court said the report of the testing would be submitted before it.
 
The court order came on Nestle's appeal challenging the NCDRC December 9/10 order directing the testing of Maggi noodles sample by Chennai lab.
 
The court said the NCDRC would not proceed with the hearing of the class action suite filed by the union of India claiming Rs.640 crore from Nestle for marketing noodles with suspect quality.
 
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India will be part of anti-IS operations under UN flag: Parrikar
India will participate in operations against the Islamic State only if this is under the UN flag, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.
 
"It is India's policy... If there is a UN resolution, India will participate in operations under the UN flag," Parrikar told reporters here after laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate to commemorate Vijay Diwas.
 
"We can always share intelligence," he added.
 
The rising threat of Islamic States militants has been an issue of concern for India, and it also figured in the joint statement from India and US after Parrikar's visit where he met US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter.
 
Parrikar has on earlier occasions expressed concern over IS trying to recruit youth from India.
 
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Prepare procedure, SC to centre on judges appointment
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the central government to prepare a memorandum of procedure that will be followed by the apex court collegium in the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.
 
Pronouncing the order, the apex court constitution bench headed by Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar said that the government will prepare the memorandum of procedure in consultation with the Chief Justice of India who in turn will undertake the exercise with the unanimous opinion of the five-member collegium.
 
The collegium consists of Chief Justice of India and the four senior most judges immediately following him.
 
The court said that the eligibility criteria for the appointment of judges would include minimum age, both at the level of high court and the supreme court and a transparent method will be followed. However, the court in a rider said that confidentiality in the appointment would be maintained.
 
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MG Warrier

12 months ago

The central government may, at this stage, consider a total overhaul ofthe entire processes and procedures for appointments to top positions in government and statutory bodies. Such a review can consider, among other things (a) making procedures professional and transparent, (b) creating a talent pool for consideration of candidates for succession when vacancies arise, (c) ensuring a market-related compensation package for top positions and (d) providing guidance on qualifications, experience and minimum tenure at top positions including at CJI’s level, which may need certain changes in the present concept of retirement.
M G Warrier, Mumbai

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