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1.Deal or no deal? India,Japan wrangle over N-pact note.

Indian and Japanese officials continued to wrangle over the legality of a document signed as part of the nuclear deal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo last week.  read more

2.Watering the green shoots.
3.The big deal with Japan.

When India conducted its nuclear tests in 1998, Japan was the country that took it the hardest: it put all political exchanges with India on hold, froze aid and announced economic sanctions within hours. A thaw in ties didn’t come until 2001, when sanctions were lifted.   read more

4.SC sets up panel on night shelters.

The Supreme Court has asked the government to respond on the lackadaisical attitude shown by authorities to provide sufficient number of night shelters to the poor and homeless in the towns and cities of northern States despite the availability of funds.  read more

1. No extra commitments in nuke deal with Japan: Govt

aking Tokyo’s sensitivities about nuclear non-proliferation into account, India and Japan signed a note in addition to the civil nuclear agreement reflecting both countries’ positions -Japan’s reaffirmation of its national positions and India reiterating the non-proliferation commitment made on September 5, 2008 on the eve of the NSG plenary . read more

2. Draft on use of technology to counter wildlife crimes.

The Centre will soon come out with a new 14year roadmap to strengthen measures for wildlife conservation in India. It will be a comprehensive plan to increase number of protected areas (PAs) and manage them through high-tech surveillance like drones and centralised web-based digital equipment.  read more

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