10-August-2016

the hindu
1.Antimicrobial resistance:clear and present danger.

After years of doing little to tackle the silent but potentially deadly proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in India,  read more

2.In this village,its barefoot and just bare necessities.

A remote community of about 100 people, including 20 school-going children, lives in a hermitic hamlet 40 km from here, read more

3.Focus on price stability.

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan provided no surprises in his final monetary policy announcement as he kept the central bank’s unwavering focus on inflation by leaving interest rates unchanged for the second successive time this fiscal.  read more

4.A law that allows child labour.

At first glance, the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, passed last month in Parliament, seems progressive.  read more

5.A fleeting opportunity.

The draft bill for the proposed Indian National Defence University (INDU) has been recently placed in the public domain.  read more

6.China to closely watch Modi’s Vietnam stop.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Vietnam for a bilateral visit on his way to China to attend the G-20 summit next month.  read more

7.Emissions from ships can impact monsoon activity over Bay of Bengal.

Using surface and satellite data, a team led by scientist M.V. Ramana of the Hyderabad-based National Remote Sensing Centre  read more

8.Dumbing down a pliable workforce.

“Public policy,” according to Douglas Gomery, “is the making of governmental rules and regulations to benefit not one individual but society as a whole.  read more

tio
1.Oz yet to ship uranium to india,insists on pact with exporters.

Uranium powerhouse South Australia is currently in the throes of a debate on its involvement in nuclear fuel cycle but says this will have no impact on the agreement reached between India and Australia for supply of uranium to India. read more

2.’RBI governor should have five year,non-renewable term…Public interest above government’s view.

With Raghuram Rajan ending his term as Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor early next month, there has been much debate about the relationship between the central government and the RBI.  read more

3.Erdogan,Putin seek to put Syria rift behind

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday promised to reinvigorate ties after their first meeting since Ankara shot down a Russian warplane last November.  read more

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1.Match words with deeds.

It was way back in 2007 that India had ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,  read more

2.Digital India threatened by mounting E-waste?

As a reminder of a major health hazard and risk to environment, an ASSOCHAM-Frost & Sullivan study has said that India’s electronic waste is likely to reach read more

3.Is Beijing Preparing for War in SCS?

CHINA’S promises to keep its military away from the disputed South China Sea have been questioned once again,read more

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