18-01-2017

1.Britain to leave EU’s single market: May. The British pound rallied as Ms. May focused on keeping Britain open to global trade. British Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear- the U.K. will make a clean break from the European Union and leave its single market of some 500 million people. read more 2.SC 

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17-01-2017

1.SC revives hearing on A.P. bifurcation. Public demand better index to decide, says Bench. What better “index” to ascertain whether a State is to be divided or not other than public demand, the Supreme Court said on Monday. read more 2.GST stalemate resolved, roll out deferred to July 1. 90:10 formula agreed upon for dual 

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16-01-2017

1.Post -demonetisation,GDP to grow at 6% for next five years,CMIE The country’s GDP growth rate for the current financial year is set to slow to 6% on account of demonetisation and is expected to maintain the same rate for five years, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).  read more 2.Market regulator tightens 

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15-01-2017

No issue of THE HINDU, due to Pongal holiday. 1.`RBI's autonomy not infringed by govt' All Consultations Under Legal Purview, Says Ministry The finance ministry on Saturday responded to media reports on the government's alleged infringement of the Reserve Bank's autonomy, saying lawful or routine consultations between the government and the central bank don't amount 

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14-01-2017

1.So what’s the big deal about advancing the Budget, ask SC “What provision of law is violated by this?” The Supreme Court on Friday said it found nothing wrong in the government’s move to advance the presentation of the Union Budget in Parliament by almost a month, on February 1, amid the run-up to the 

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13-01-2017

1.Jallikattu ban to stay as Supreme Court refuses to be hurried into judgment. Bench terms plea for verdict “unfair” as drafting is under way The Supreme Court refused to be hurried into pronouncing its verdict on a government notification allowing the bull taming sport, jallikattu, before Pongal on Saturday. read more 2.Review RTE Act: NitiAayog. 

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12-01-2017

1.Hope island becomes graveyard for Olive Ridleys. Mechanised fishing boats are dealing the turtles a mortal blow as they come to breed Carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles are washing ashore on Hope Island’s beaches here, indicating that the breeding cycle of the endangered species has been dealt a severe blow this year by mechanised fishing 

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11-01-2017

1.SC orders audit of 30 lakh NGOs. sks govt. to book those that fudged accounts, swindled money The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the government to audit nearly 30 lakh NGOs which received public funds but consistently failed to explain how they spent the money. read more 2.Cash for land is just not done: SC 

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10-01-2017

1.Second Scorpene submarine ready Khanderi, the second Scorpene submarine under Project-75 being built at Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL) in Mumbai is all set to be launched into water later this week.  read more 2.TB institute warns against use of new drug. The NITRD fears use of BDQ may cause bacteria to develop resistance and spread 

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09-01-2017

1.Aadhaar must for MGNREGS work. From April 1, workers in rural areas enrolled under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), which mandates 100 days of work for a household a year, must have an Aadhaar card.  read more 2.Revisiting a passage from India. The challenge before India lies in the way it 

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