07-October-2016

the hindu
1.SC threatens to snap BCCI funding for domestic cricket.

Warning there will be no domestic cricket matches if the BCCI and its members do not fall in line with the Lodha committee reforms,  read more

2.Stamping down on prejudice.

The revival of the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, and the Union Cabinet’s approval for provisions that make discrimination against . read more

3.The salience of the Singur verdict.

On August 31, the Supreme Court in Kedar Nath Yadav v. State of West Bengaldelivered one of the most momentous decisions of the year.  read more

4.Farewell to NAM.

A summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) without the Indian Prime Minister is like Hamlet without the Prince of Denmark and that is what was  read more

5.A post-American West Asia?

Seven and a half years ago, while addressing an audience of 3,000 people in Cairo University, Barack Obama offered a “new beginning” to the Islamic world,  read more

6.India, Sri Lanka eye economic pact.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will sign an enhanced  read more

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1. India raises concern over China blocking Brahmaputra tributary

After China blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river, India said it had conveyed to Chinese authorities that they should be mindful of the interests of the lower riparian areas while undertaking any project on the river. read more

2. Successful launch for Gsat-18 from French Guyana

India’s space programme scored a triumph on Thursday with the flawless launch of high-power communication satellite Gsat-18.  read more

3. India to host 1st Asian meet on disaster risk reduction

India will host the first Asian ministerial conference for disaster risk reduction next month, which will focus on partnership between governments and stakeholders besides imbibing  read more

4. Paris climate deal to come into force from Nov 4

India Outperforms China, Other Major Economies | Q4 Growth At 7.9%  read more

5. Govt starts river transport project with 8 waterways

The shipping ministry has identified 37 of the recently notified 106 inland waterways to develop them for transport of cargo and passengers in the next 2-3 years. These include rivers in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Assam and West Bengal.  read more

6. After 15 years, Taliban still control as much Af area as when war started

Fifteen years have passed since US armed forces invaded Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, to flush out the al-Qaida backers of those who perpetrated the September 11 attacks. In the occupation that followed,  read more

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