09-August-2016

the hindu
1.Vajpayee-style dialogue needed in Kashmir: CM

As violence in Jammu and Kashmir showed no signs of abating for the 32nd day on Monday, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here, seeking the resumption of dialogue with all stakeholders — including the separatists  read more

2.Amended GST Bill gets Parliament green signal

The Constitution amendment Bill to pave the way for the Goods & Services Tax (GST), which is described as the biggest taxation reform in recent history, and which Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday read more

3.Labour pain: Sitapur’s maternity racket

It has been a little over three weeks since 24-year-old Sophia gave birth to her fourth daughter in a government run community health centre (CHC) in Sitapur district.  read more

4.The dos and don’ts of a digital Sarkar.
5.Legacy quest for a safer world

As all cricket fans know, in one-day cricket the leading batsman in the side often finds himself unable to score freely in the first 45 of the allotted 50 overs. read more

6.Ponzi schemes not under our purview: SEBI

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday denied any regulatory purview over ponzi schemes, squarely placing the responsibility of protecting investors on State governments. read more

7.River-linking to cost Rs.5-lakh crore

The government expects to spend a massive Rs 5,60,000 crore on various river interlinking (ILR) projects, according to a statement by Minister of State, Water Resources, Sanjeev Balyan in the Lok Sabha on Monday. read more

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1.What is Section 304-I? Judge doesn’t know.

An aspiring district judge, ordered by a high court to be appointed to that post, miserably failed to answer elementary questions on law and procedure in the Supreme Court on Monday . read more

2.From missiles to drones,DRDO projects keep missing deadlines

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) continues to miss deadlines in critical military projects with alarming regularity .  read more

3.Breastfeeding can reduce infant mortality rate: Study

Over 20% new born deaths and 13% of under-5 mortality in India can be prevented by breastfeeding, according to a government assessment.  read more

4.Save India’s Children

In April this year, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2016-25 as the Decade of Action on Nutrition  read more

5.HC clears ‘classical language’ status for Malayalam,3 others

“Every language is a temple in which the soul of those who speak is enshrined…“ Quoting these words of American author Oliver Wendell Holmes  read more

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1.Follow Vajpayee doctrine to win hearts of Kashmiris: CM to PM

After death toll in the ongoing unrest in the Valley has risen to 58.  read more

2.India after 25years of Liberalisation

At the stroke of midnight of 14th August 1947, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in his iconic speech. read more

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