12-03-2017

the hindu
1.The lowdown on the bill to regulate surrogacy.

What is it aboutHow did it come aboutWhy does it matterWhat next

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill was introduced in Parliament in November 2016. With Karan Johar announcing recently that he has had twins through a surrogate mother, the spotlight is back on the Surrogacy Bill that is yet to become an Act, allowing for it to be implemented in the country.

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2.BrahMos missile test successful.

India on Saturday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a 300 kg warhead, from a test range along the Odisha coast. read more

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1. From Harvard to House, how notebandi naysayers got it so wrong

By the time this column is read, the outcome of the five assembly elections would have become clear. Determining why lakhs of people voted as they did is an impossible task in aggregation. In these elections, some voted out of community solidarity , others on the strength of political calculations that ranged from anger and hate to expectation, and still oth ers for reasons that were intensely personal -as personal as, say, someone’s preference for Shah Rukh Khan over Salman Khan. Democratic politics rests on collective choice. Yet what determines the preference of the many is a hotchpotch of individual impulses that analysts reduce to a statistic.   read more

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1.Cyber-law inadequacies pose challenges for all.

NEW DELHI:  Inadequacy in Indian Cyber law and Cyber security provisions pose big challenges for all, especially corporate lawyers. These, say cyber-law experts, have to deal with cases on disputes in a nascent digital environment.   read more

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