18-September-2016

the hindu
1.Foreign embryos frozen in doubt

Human embryos of couples from across the world, frozen in liquid nitrogen at countless infertility clinics across India,  read more

2.An uneasy buzz

“That which bends up” is what the word “Chikungunya” means in Kimakonde, an African language. read more

3.The stories in our heads

Sometimes you order a book just for the title. I hadn’t heard of Paul Verhaeghe until I saw his book being recommended to me by the recommendation engine of a book-selling  read more

4.States to be ranked on social indices

Niti Aayog will start ranking States on outcomes in social sectors such as healthcare, water and education from next month,  read more

5.Let bygones be bygones: Prachanda on bilateral ties

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Saturday declared that his Indian counterpart,  read more

6.Balance populism with spending: FM

Governments need to balance their political impulse towards populism and the need for sound expenditure management,  read more

7.April deadline for GST still a challenge: Sinha

The government is working overtime to meet the stiff April 2017 deadline for rolling out the Goods and Service Tax (GST)  read more

8.Finance Ministry moves to fill SAARC Development Fund posts

Ahead of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad, it is business as usual for the regional grouping.  read more

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1.Mahanadi water war: Centre forms panel

Stepping in to defuse the tension between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over sharing of waters of the Mahanadi, the Centre on Saturday announced setting up of an expert committee to look into the issue. read more

2.’Mormugao’, second vizag class missile destroyer launched

The second indigenous warship of the Visakhapatnam-class stealth guided-missile destroyers —  read more

3.No anti-India activities will be allowed, says Nepal PM

While terming his talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi successful,  read more

4.Central committee: Delhi govt violated SC guidelines on ads

The Government of India’s committee on content regulation of government advertising has indicted the Delhi government read more

5.Cauvery row shows why India needs a low-water economy

All over the country, every day, there are a million conflicts around water,   read more

6.If the rupee drifts down, RBI should smile and do nothing

Three years ago, all emerging markets including India suffered a huge outflow of dollars.  read more

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1.India gets ASEAN to counter world wide web of Islasmist terror

In a counter-terrorism effort, India will be holding a cyber dialogue here for the first time read more

2.Escape Velocity!

With the launch of INSAT-3D R, this year has seen a lot of rockets in space. read more

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