12-September-2016

the hindu
1.Labour’s love’s lost.

At a public event during his recent visit to India, French economist Thomas Piketty drew attention to the “hypocrisy” of the Indian elite in the way it wanted to pursue capitalist development  read more

2.On Suu Kyi’s itinerary

The National League for Democracy government in Myanmar, which has been in office for less than half a year, read more

3.ISRO makes India proud again.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) crossed an important milestone with the successful launch of weather satellite INSAT-3DR  read more

4.Task force moots new panel on BPL

A task force headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty has submitted its report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)  read more

5.Do police get away with rights violations?

India may not have enough safeguards to protect its citizens from human rights violations by the police, official data suggest.  read more

6.Finmin revises criteria for recapitalisation of PSU banks.

State-owned banks looking forward to the next round of capital infusion will need to fulfil a new set of criteria,  read more

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1.HM heads to Russia,US to discuss Pak sponsored terror.

Intensifying the government’s efforts to expose Pakistan at international platforms, Union home minister Rajnath Singh  read more

2.Speed up process of judges appointment says CJI.

Once again highlighting the issue of vacancies in the judiciary and huge backlog of cases, Chief Justice of India T S Thakur on Sunday said the process of appointment of judges must be accelerated.  read more

3. Essential items sold in packets will have to stick with govt rates

Once the central or state government fixes and notifies the retail sale price, retailers cannot sell essential commodities such as pulses, sugar,  read more

4.Thinking West', India scales up engagement with Gulf, West Asia

In one week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two important bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the G-20 summit, with Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey .  read more

5.Hope for Aleppo

A joint attempt by the US and Russia to bring about a ceasefire in Syria’s civil war should evoke cautious optimism. It is an excellent opportunity , read more

6.China-Russia to hold naval drill in South China sea

China and Russia will hold eight days of naval drills in the South China Sea off southern China’s Guangdong province starting from Monday , China’s navy said. read more

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1.Cauvery interstate water dispute high on emotions but low on potential.

The Cauvery is a river that exists mostly in its dams. The flow in the river depends on two factors —  read more

2.Pak terror export on mind,Rajnath to visit US,Russia.

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi singled out Pakistan at multiple global forums such as the G20, read more

3.RBI norms to push bank towards retail lending: SBI

Access to consumer loans could become easy, as banks have to follow stringent norms by Reserve Bank of India to offer corporate loans read more

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