14-August-2016

the hindu
1.Prasar Bharati saves AIR units from axe

An intervention by Prasar Bharati, the autonomous public service broadcaster, after a public outcry has led to the reversing of a Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Ministry  read more

2.’HCs have just a few minutes to hear each case’

The average hearing time for listed cases on a particular day in an Indian high court could be as little as two minutes, read more

3.India re-engages China on NSG entry.

India on Saturday offered a new “mechanism” of talks to China on the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) issue.  read more

4.Centre may ease regulatory norms for Exim Bank, ECGC

The Commerce Ministry will this week consider measures to strengthen state-owned export promotion firms —  read more

5.Venus could have once hosted life.

Today’s Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface,  read more

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1.State should foot bill for maternity paternity leave.

The Rajya Sabha has just amended the Maternity Benefits Act, mandating 26 weeks of paid leave for mothers against the existing 12 weeks. read more

2. Independence Day quiz: Are you a patriot or a nationalist?

It was a rare afternoon in Delhi’s August. The rain had stopped and an occasional nimbus cloud punctuated the astonishingly blue sky.  read more

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1.Centre asks States, UTs to devise action plan

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE) has issued an advisory to all states and Union Territories to bring about better synchronisation   read more

2.For Kashmir to be paradise regained, restore its secular character by bringing back Pandits.

India’s most used and abused K-word is back in political patois with a bang. In a brand new avatar, read more

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