13-October-2016

the hindu
1.Draft Water Bill suggests basin-level management.

Amid several inter-State disputes over river water sharing, the Centre has brought final draft of the National Water Framework Bill, 2016, that stresses managing water at basin-level and  read more

2.Human hair used to produce cheaper cathodes for solar cells.

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Kolkata have  read more

3.Palghar malnutrition death toll in September:47,not 4.

As the Maharashtra government faces widespread criticism for the malnutrition deaths of four   read more

4.In Odisha,48 encephalitis deaths in four weeks.

With three more children succumbing to it, the death toll due to Japanese encephalitis (JE) increased to 48 in a span of four weeks in Odisha’s backward   read more

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1.Govt faces uphill task to raise Rs.21K cr via PSU strategic sale.

New Delhi: The government’s aim of raising Rs 20,500 crore from strategic sale in the current , read more

2.Law panel seeks opinion on ending ‘evils’ in 3 religions.

HYDERABAD: The LawCommission’s exercise to formulate a Uniform Civil Code .  read more

3.India ranks a grim 97 among 118 countries on global hunger index.

NEW DELHI: India – one of the fastest growing economies in the world – cannot feed its r.  read more

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1.’Judge shortage not only cause of delays’.

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel will on Thursday hear the views of the Ministry of Law and Justice on the delay in filling up vacancies in   read more

2.In Defence of Indian Science.

Studies of India’s ancient scientific accomplishments have seen two extremes: At one end of the spectrum, daydreamers fancy that the  read more

3.Viklang or Divyang:What is in a Name?

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has decided to abandon Viklang (deficient body) and replace it with Divyang (divine body).read more

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