16-05-2017

the hindu
1.Timely refresh

The latest revisions to the base year for the Index of Industrial Production and the Wholesale Price Index reveal an overall macroeconomic picture that is at once heartening, given the underlying resilience reflected in the data.  read more


2.Triple talaq not fundamental to Islam.

When the five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court began hearing petitions challenging the validity of instant triple talaq, halala and polygamy, there was a tizzy of excitement across India, especially in Muslim circles. read more

3.Putting a global price on carbon.

We stand today on the brink of a long-term anthropogenic and ecological change, caused not by the forces of nature but our own exploitation of the planet’s resources..  read more

4.The Modi paradigm

This month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government completes three years in office. read more


5.The ‘public’ in public health.

Much ink has been spilled in documenting the inadequacy of budgetary allocations for public health insurance, specifically for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY).  read more

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1. SC's U-turn: Open to looking at polygamy & nikah halala

Within four days of emphatically announcing that it would not test the validity of any issue other than triple talaq , read more

2.OBOR meet ends without creating a system for joint execution

The two-day One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ended in Beijing on Monday with promises of joint action by participating countries, but without establishing an institutional framework for implementing the planned construction programme..  read more

3. How To Speed Up Judiciary

The order for arrest of Justice Karnan, as well as that even the extremely high profile Nirbhaya case took more than four years to resolve, are pointers to India’s larger judicial crisis.  read more

4. Worm Vs World

The digitally networked economy has been transforming the way human beings work and live. read more

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1.Making our cities liveable.

The world is witnessing urbanisation at an unprecedented pace and scale today, setting several challenges to policymakers and planners in building futuristic, but inclusive and sustainable cities and urban areas..  read more


2. India’s next big space journey

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