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Apropos of ‘Draft telecom Bill’, it need to be saved in head that if the OTT expert services are requested to obtain licences, just as telecoms have to, India’s attraction as a world wide digital hub may perhaps suffer. As for regulating the apps, there are more than enough guidelines to offer with them. As these kinds of, licensing is not appealing, not due to the fact these applications deserve particular treatment method, but for the reason that permitting an World-wide-web ecosystem to prosper is in India’s financial desire. If the draft suggests that state organizations will have large powers to intercept messages for national protection, will these be distinct from individuals presently in place? If so, what will occur to individual privacy and what are the guardrails?
MS KHOKHAR, by mail
Khalistan challenge useless
Reference to ‘India reacts sharply to Khalistan referendum’ if Sikhs in Canada do not assistance it, why have not they come out towards it? This problem erupts every single now and then in Canada and the Uk. Some places in people countries have substantial Sikh existence. Why do not they demand from customers Khalistan there if they want just one? The Khalistan problem in Punjab is very long useless and it is pointless raising it. Sikhs keep a location of pleasure in India. They have held numerous prime positions, like the President of India and IAF Chief. Punjab is a border condition with an unfriendly neighbour. If by any quirk of fate, Khalistan does grow to be a fact, it will be run around by Pakistan the incredibly future day. Also, Canada’s frame of mind on anti-India actions is dismal. It need to suppress such pursuits swiftly. At the very same time, India seems to have overreacted by issuing an advisory to those travelling to Canada.
WG CDR CL SEHGAL (RETD), JALANDHAR
Detest crime in Canada
The report ‘Canada unable to examine loathe criminal offense, says miffed MEA’ is disturbing. It is regrettable that each countries could not effectively use their diplomatic channels to defuse the problem. Canada’s lukewarm response to India’s respectable problems is suspicious and India’s go to issue an advisory appears to be taken in undue haste. Immediate methods are necessary to be taken by both equally nations around the world to salvage the circumstance from deteriorating further more.
JAGDISH CHANDER, CALIFORNIA
Drinking water harvesting
Refer to ‘Widespread rain disrupts life in Karnal, Faridabad’ the circumstance is the worst in Gurugram. But it is not torrential rain and so the drainage method can deal with it, offered the drains ended up cleaned ahead of the onset of monsoon. The MC has spent Rs 100 crore more than three decades for cleansing drains and sewer strains and nevertheless the issue remains. With this volume, numerous cleansing equipment could have been acquired that would have cleaned drains in a person go just about every yr right before the rainy season. The very best way out is to be certain drinking water harvesting structures in all household, non-residential buildings, open spaces and parks. This is not tricky. The governing administration only has to move an buy and apply it strictly. All towns will continue on to have drainage complications until this occurs.
RN Malik, Gurugram
Apropos of ‘Two Jalandhar MLAs court controversy, apologise later’, AAP MLAs Raman Arora and Sheetal Angural are just doing what Arvind Kejriwal did throughout his first stunt in politics, experiencing a range of defamation scenarios. They should fully grasp that all officers have degrees and have cleared exams and interviews ahead of becoming a member of government service. The Bhagwant Mann federal government has committed a blunder by transferring DCP Naresh Dogra with out a probe.
Upendra Sharma, by mail
Comprehension, not pact
Refer to ‘approval of Sikh physique must’ the SGPC main refers to the Nehru-Tara Singh pact inked in April 1959, but it was just a conference concerning the two, and an knowledge that the Akali Dal will search just after religion and the Congress politics, for the reason that the Akali Dal’s political wing was merged with the Congress in 1956. There was no created agreement. Now when the Supreme Courtroom has decided, the Unhappy or the SGPC cannot do just about anything besides make public noise.
Baldev Singh, Kapurthala
Not long ago, my spouse and children and I frequented Jaipur, where we went to a well-liked restaurant. A quantity of things from the neighborhood delicacies had been served in a thali. Most individuals are unable to eat all things, ensuing in a massive wastage of foods. The govt should do anything about it. We are speaking of not losing even a one grain, but tonnes of cooked meals is squandered everyday at these eateries.
Rajesh Goyal, by mail
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