08-November-2016

the hindu
1.Its not about just national security.

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s direction requiring NDTV India to go off air for a day because of its coverage of the Pathankot terror attack in January has generated a storm of controversy,  read more

2.Solutions after the smog.

If Delhi’s crippling pollution crisis is to end, at least in the coming years, the Centre and the States concerned need to adopt a two-pronged approach: make policy changes to help farmers stop burning crop waste and tackle problems  read more

3.Linking food and nutrition security.

The euphoria around the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013, seems to have dwindled. As per the statements by Minister of State for Consumer Affairs,   read more

4.For a breath of fresh air.

Delhi is suffocating. For most residents, life as they know it has come to a virtual standstill. With the Air Quality Index reading “severe” over the past few days, parents and teachers have curtailed the time children spend outdoors,   read more

tio
1.The generosity of the poor.

On Thursday night, a fire in the mixed neighbourhood of Shahadara in Delhi killed three people and injured many more. This story hit the headlines, as it should, but there is an uplifting end to the tale. While the building blazed, several absolutely unrelated individuals went inside the inferno and saved many lives. read more

2.CBDT issues draft norms for asset valuation for trusts.

Mumbai: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently issued draft rules prescribing valuation norms for bringing within the tax ambit assets of a trust which ceases to be charitable in nature.  read more

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