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US Stands by Its Support to India’s Request for Extradition of Rana, Says Biden Administration in Court

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The Biden administration, in a fresh submission before a US court, has reiterated its support to India’s request for the extradition of Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, who is sought for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. US District Court Judge in Los Angeles Jacqueline Chooljian on Monday received the latest set of submissions from the US government attorney in the case.

The judge has scheduled an in-person extradition hearing of Rana to India for June 24. In the submission, along with an attached memorandum, Assistant US Attorney John J Lulejian, made a declaration in support of the United States’ Surrebuttal in Support of its Request for Certification of Extradition.

Lulejian reiterated that 59-year-old Rana’s extradition to India is as per the India-US extradition treaty. As per the India-US Extradition Treaty, the Indian government has requested the formal extradition of Rana, and the United States has initiated this extradition proceeding. The US Government has argued that Rana meets all the criteria warranting certification of his extradition to India.

These are: the court has both personal and subject matter jurisdiction, there is an extradition treaty between the United States and India that is in full force and effect, and the crimes for which Rana’s extradition is sought are covered by the terms of the treaty. The United States respectfully requests the certification of Rana’s extradition to India for the Secretary of State’s decision on his surrender, he said.

The extradition request contains sufficient evidence to establish probable cause, and Rana has not pointed to any evidence in the record that obliterates India’s presentation of probable cause, he said. Lulejian said that to the extent Rana relies on a statement made during (David Coleman) Headley’s plea hearing, his reliance is improper because the plea agreement itself says that only the written agreement controls.

Moreover, the statement upon which Rana relies is ambiguous at best, he said. In his submission, the US attorney noted that the premise of Rana’s argument is incorrect because the Indian substantive charges are not considered lesser included offenses of their conspiracy charges.

Rana, a childhood friend of Headley, was re-arrested on June 10 in Los Angeles on an extradition request by India for his involvement in the Mumbai terror attack in which 166 people, including six Americans, were killed. He has been declared a fugitive by India. Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Headley was involved in plotting the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. He was made an approver in the case, and is currently serving a 35-year prison term in the US for his role in the attack.

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Dehradun-Mussoorie Ropeway To Come Up Soon – Centre Approves Transfer Of ITBP Land To Uttarakhand

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Dehradun-Mussoorie Ropeway

The Union Cabinet gave its nod to the transfer of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) land in Uttarakhand for development of a ropeway system between Dehradun and Musoorie.

“The Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved transfer of 1500 square metres of land belonging to Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Mussoorie to the State Government of Uttarakhand for their infrastructure project, namely, ‘Aerial Passenger Ropeway System’ between Dehradun and Mussoorie,” 

The proposed Ropeway is a mono-cable ropeway of 5,580 meters length under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode between Purkul Gaon, Dehradun and Library Road, Mussoorie being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 285 crore with a carrying capacity of 1000 persons per hour per direction.

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(Viral) Here’s Come The Party Owl | Internet Trending Meme 2021

Internet is full of fun, specially if it’s about the ‘memes’. Recent snappy video of an Owl is getting viral on web day by day. An Owl who is bored and fed up of lockdown, is willing to have fun outside. When suddenly hears party sound, his reaction is awesome!.

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Internet is full of fun, specially if it’s about the ‘memes’. Recent snappy video of an Owl is getting viral on web day by day. An Owl who is bored and fed up of lockdown, is willing to have fun outside. When suddenly hears party sound, his reaction is awesome!.

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Woman Gives Birth To 9 Babies | Created New World Record

It’s a new world record has been set for the most number of birth given at a time, with a shocking number of 9 in total.

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A Malian woman gave birth to nine babies on Tuesday – two more than doctors had detected inside her crowded womb – joining a small pantheon of mothers of nonuplets.

The pregnancy of Halima Cisse, 25, has fascinated the West African nation and attracted the attention of its leaders. When doctors in March said Cisse needed specialist care, authorities flew her to Morocco, where she gave birth.

“The newborns (five girls and four boys) and the mother are all doing well,” Mali’s health minister, Fanta Siby, said in a statement.

Cisse was expected to give birth to seven babies, according to ultrasounds conducted in Morocco and Mali that missed two of the siblings. All were delivered by cesarean section.

Nonuplets are extremely rare. Medical complications in multiple births of this kind often mean that some of the babies do not reach full term.

It’s a new world record has been set for the most number of birth given at a time, with a shocking number of 9 in total.

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