08-October-2016

the hindu
1.Polygamy no longer progressive,SC told.

Polygamy may have been “progressive and path-breaking” centuries ago, but not now when women and notions of gender justice have evolved, read more

2.Colombia’s Santos wins Peace Nobel for deal with FARC.

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to end his country’s 50-year civil war. read more

3.ISRO gears up for launch of 3.3-tonne payload.

After the successful accomplishment of the longest flight of its workhorse PSLV late last month, read more

4.New termite species discovered in Kerala.

A new termite species, Glyptotermes Chiraharitae, has been discovered at Kakkayam in the Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary. read more

5.SC draws parallel between Haji Ali and Sabarimala.

Drawing a parallel between the restriction on women’s right to worship at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala and Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai,  read more

6.SC stays commercial release of GM mustard.

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the commercial release of Genetically Modified (GM) Mustard crop for 10 days  read more

7.Before he became Mahatma.

Gandhi scholars generally see his political work in South Africa (1893-1914) as but a prelude to the remarkable role he played in reshaping the politics  read more

8.The lure of the exotic and esoteric

If “wonderful discoveries happening in biology” had acted as a trigger for Nobel Laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan to switch from physics to chemistry,  read more

9.A Nobel push for peace in Colombia.

In a long year of war and strife, it is a silver lining that the Nobel Committee in Oslo was spoilt for choice in deciding upon the recipient  read more

10.Chittor’s euthanasia seekers.

For three generations Jalla Ramanappa’s family did not have a girl child. In a country where the premium on the male child knows no bounds,  read more

12.Pension funds may fuel may fuel start-ups.
11.Regulatory norms need parliamentary control.
 To boost start-ups, the government will consider a slew of policies that could,read more

Securities and Exchange Board of India Chairman U.K. Sinha called for greater parliamentary oversight over the norms set by regulators. read more

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1. Centre tells SC to abolish triple talaq and polygamy

The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday to abolish triple talaq and polygamy , calling them unconstitutional customs hurting gender equality and women’s dignity, read more

2. SC stays HC order allowing women entry to Haji Ali dargah

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Bombay High Court order permitting women to enter the inner sanctum of Haji Ali dargah in Mumbai.  read more

3. Govt may ease FDI rules for retail

The government is looking to ease FDI restrictions for the recently opened food retail by allowing stores to sell non-food products up to a certain value,  read more

4. Colombia prez gets Nobel Peace prize.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace prize on Friday for his efforts to end a fivedecade civil war that has killed more than 200,000 people  read more

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1.’Triple talaq,polygamy have no place in a secular country.

For the first time in India’s constitutional history, the Union Government opposed the practice of triple talaq  read more

2.Bringing the sheen back to teaching.

The new education policy 2016 lays strong emphasis on teachers read more

4.’Back startups,LIC,Pension fund told
3.The Man who ended a five-decade war.

Funds from LIC, Pension funds and others should become easily available.read more

Columbian President Joan Manuel Santos won the nobel prize  Friday for his “resolute”.read more

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