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1. Bill to protect HIV community from bias gets approval

The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, approved the long-awaited amendments to the HIV Bill, granting stronger protection to the country’s HIV community.  read more

2. UN court rejects disarmament case against India.

The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday rejected nuclear disarmament cases filed by the Pacific nation . read more

3. Three shades of denial.

Denial seems to be everywhere these days. Sceptics profess a healthy instinct to question everything, not least the utterances of those in power.  read more

4. Reimagining intelligence in the classroom.

The recent surge of enthusiasm over Vedic mathematics — which some sceptics say is neither   read more

5. ’India will need freer trade’.

Currently in the country on a five-day trip, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loongexplains how India is invested in East and Southeast Asia. Excerpts from an interview:  read more

6. SAARC must address terror, says Sri Lanka.

Pushing for revising the agenda of SAARC, Sri Lanka on Wednesday joined the growing demand that the regional organisation counter cross-border terrorism.  read more

7. Centre says Pak. Remains attached to terror.

India on Wednesday dismissed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech in the National Assembly in Islamabad .  read more

8. 3 share Chemistry Nobel for molecular machines

A trio of French, British and Dutch scientists won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for developing molecular machines,   read more

9. Service sector slows in Sept.

The expansion of the country’s services sector business activity was softer in September vis-à-vis August as the level of new business placed with Indian   read more

1. Discrimination against AIDS patients to fetch 2-year jail term.

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared amendments to a bill on HIV prevention and control that will make discrimination in  read more

2. Why Beijing’s holds on Brahmaputra bothers us.
3.For A banking Renaissance.

The idea of the govern ment taking the initiative to set up a bad bank merits attention and careful analysis. To start with, what is the objective in setting up a bad bank?  read more

4.’Tiniest machines’ trio get chemistry Nobel

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing the world’s smallest machines, work that could revolutionise computer technology and lead to a new type of battery .  read more

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