16-September-2016

the hindu
1.Babies fall victim to antibiotic resistance

Infected with ‘superbugs’ in birth facilities within 72 hours of being born, thousands of Indian babies are dying due to an ‘alarming degree’ of drug resistance,  read more

2.When the river weeps

Agitations over the distribution of water in the Cauvery river are not new or surprising given the extreme dependence on agricultural and economic activity in the river basin. read more

3.The full circle of reason

If any proof were needed of the dramatic course correction under way in Afghanistan’s foreign policy,  read more

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1.Now cleanliness index to rank villages

After carrying out cleanliness ranking of major cities and 75 districts, the government will now rank every village on sanitation parameters.  read more

2.Air quality index doesn’t give you correct picture

Civil society is a global phenomenon. It is widely known as an influential ‘third sector’, after the government and business/ industry.  read more

3.Extreme climate increasing level of toxin in crops:study.

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops such as wheat and maize are generating more potential toxins as a reaction to protect themselves from extreme weather.  read more

4.Eco grows fastest in 5 years at 7.6%

India Outperforms China, Other Major Economies | Q4 Growth At 7.9%  read more

5.Govt keeps fisc deficit tad lower than target.

The government managed to rein in fiscal deficit marginally below the revised estimate for 2015-16, despite mopping lower than budgeted taxes  read more

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1.Kashmir doesn’t need UNHRC

India’s curt rejection of the UNHRC’s request to grant it “unconditional” access to both sides of the Line of Control in Kashmir was hardly unexpected.  read more

2.Thaw in frosty Indo-Nepal ties as Prachanda comes calling

India will be working hard to win over its lost ground in Nepal after a year of strained ties as the Himalayan nation’s  read more

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