15-July-2016

the hindu
1.U.S. moots talks on Kashmir; India hits back at Pakistan.
 The U.S has called for dialogue between India, Pakistan and Kashmir on the conflict in the valley.read more
2.It isn’t about women.

The talk of a Uniform Civil Code has nothing to do with gender justice. It has entirely to do with a Hindu nationalist agenda to ‘discipline’ Muslims. read more

3.Odisha district in throes of child malnutrition.

Government opens free kitchen and health camp as five children of Jajpur die in 20 days.  read more

4.Expanding the idea of India.

A new set of Fundamental Duties can go a long way towards instilling a reinvigorated sense of civic responsibility among citizens.  read more

5.’India is not an outlier on FTA’.

Issues related to investor-state disputes are a matter of serious concern.  read more

6.High prices of dals may hit protein intake.

‘Unaffordability will adversely affect level of consumption’ read more

7.India with us on verdict, says China.

China continues to insist that it has India’s support over the international tribunal verdict on Tuesday that rejected China’s claims in the South China Sea.read more

8.Income Declaration Scheme extended to September 2017.

The previous deadline for the entire payment was November 30, 2016..read more

9.Rare ‘Marbled Map’ butterfly sighted in Eastern Ghat.

India is home to 1,318 recorded butterfly species while the figure is about 1,500 in the entire sub-continent.read more

tio
1.Arunachal CM seeks time for floor test, Pul claims majority.

A day after he was sacked by the Supreme Court as Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, BJP-backed Kalikho Pul put up an impressive show of strength, parading 42 of the 58 MLAs in the House., read more

2.India,Japan seek peaceful solution to SCS issue.

In a clear message to China to desist from using strong-arm tactics in the South China Sea, India and Japan on Thursday asked “all parties“ to show “utmost respect“ for the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) of 1982.  read more

3.Amnesty exposes rights violations in coal mining.

NEW DELHI: The Indian arm of the Amnesty International, a global NGO on human rights, .  read more

4.Medical devices to soon undergo stringent test.

In a move which will benefit patients,  read more

5.Xi’s Fading China Dream.

An international court’s stinging verdict, denying China’s claim to ownership of virtually the entire South China Sea, has put a spanner in the `China Dream’ of President Xi Jinping, and left him with a series of difficult options.  read more

tie
1.Calling Eye surgeons in paradise.

Nothing could be further from the truth than the surmise that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no Kashmir policy.read more

2.Soaring food prices push WPI inflation to highest in 20 months.

NEW DELHI: AS prices of essential fruits and vegetables hit the roof, the country’s wholesale price index-based inflation more than doubled in June compared to the previous month,  read more

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