01-September-2016

the hindu
1.Republic of Unreason

In August 2011, Premila Vaghela, 30, the wife of a daily-wage labourer from a poor Ahmedabad suburb, had agreed to become a surrogate mother for an American couple.  read more

2.Advance the Budget

Fifteen years after the timing of the Union Budget was advanced by six hours from 5 p.m. on the last working day of February, read more

3.Outwards to Africa

New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan will host leading health researchers and policymakers from Africa and India on September 1-3.  read more

4.Do we need a minimum wage law?

In April this year, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya announced that the government will raise the minimum wage for contract workers to Rs 10,000 per month.  read more

5.A ‘green’ rap on the knuckles

For the first time since the enactment of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002, more than a decade and a half ago,  read more

6.GDP growth slows to 7.1% in first quarter

India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth slowed to 7.1 per cent in the first quarter of this financial year, with private consumption still the mainstay of the expansion. read more

7.Cabinet nod for permanent residency to FDI investors

The Union Cabinet approved a scheme to grant permanent residency status (PRS) to all foreign investors, except those from Pakistan,read more

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1.Govt OKs permanent residency of investors

In a major policy change aimed at making life easier for overseas investors and making India a more attractive investment destination, read more

2.Debate on paternity leave: Making haste slowly

The paternity leave debate sparked off by Maneka Gandhi’s statement that for most men it would be a `holiday’ raises complex questions. read more

3.Cut Cities Free

US secretary of state John Kerry is unlikely to forget his visit to New Delhi in a hurry .  read more

4.A Road Map To GST

With the constitutional amendment in Parliament already completed and legislation by the required number of state governments expected shortly , read more

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1.Illicit relationships top reason for murder in A.P, Maharashtra

If National crime records Bureau reports are any indication, India seems to be abysmally unlucky in love , read more

2.A new high for India, uS bilateral ties

India and the US seem to have moved closer than ever in the last couple of days or atleast that was impression given.read more

3.Judicial reforms need of the hour

The number of cases is filed is more than the number of cases settled in a month.read more

4.Apex court quashes Singur acquisition for Tata, orders govt to return land to owners

In a major setback to automobile major Tata motors and the CPM,read more

5.Economic growth slows down to 7.1%

Amid sluggish growth in construction, mining, agricultural sectors,read more

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