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Lingappa Narayana Swamy, Acting Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

Following the elevation of Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari to the Supreme Court, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Justice L.N. Swamy as the Acting Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court. This was done under Article 223 of the Constitution. Justice Swamy is presently the senior most Judge of the Karnataka High Court.


Mughalsarai Tehsil to be Renamed

The proposal to rename the Mughalsarai tehsil has been approved by the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet. It will be named after the co-founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. The Yogi Adityanath government has also renamed Allahabad as Prayagraj and Faizabad district as Ayodhya district.


Remote ATC Tower System to be Tested

Airports Authority of India (AAI) will run a pilot project to do away with manned towers for providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) services. A first of its kind, this system will be tested at Gujarat’s Ahmedabad and Bhavnagar airports.


New Development and Building Rules in Tamil Nadu


The Tamil Nadu State cabinet cleared the Combined Development Regulation and Building Rules. These rules include simplified application forms for planning permission, standardization of development rules and elimination of the scope for discretion on the part of planning authorities.