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1.Centre decides to do away with separate rail budget.

With the ambition of putting an end to the populism that had come to be associated with it in the last few decades,  read more

2.Sharif seeks probe into Kashmir ‘killings’.

Raking up Kashmir at the U.N., Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday glorified slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani read more

3.Plea in SC for nationwide ban on liquor.

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a nationwide prohibition of liquor as a “reasonable restriction” read more

4.Cabinet gives Clean Ganga Mission power to fine polluters.

The Union Cabinet has approved changes allowing the National Mission for Clean Ganga to fine those responsible for polluting the river.  read more

5.Apex council to form panel to study Krishna water- sharing.

The Apex Council on river water-sharing between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has resolved to constitute a joint team of engineers to study the availability of water  read more

6.The economy on autopilot.

As the Narendra Modi government inches towards its halfway mark, its economic philosophy stands revealed. read more

7.Putin tightens his grip.

The outcome of Russia’s parliamentary election was never in question. The United Russia party of President Vladimir Putin  read more

8.Travails of a war-torn people.

On September 21, 2013, tens of thousands of Tamils living in Sri Lanka’s heavily-militarised North decisively voted in the long-delayed  read more

9.Plan to complete budget exercise before April 1.

The unified budget, the Union Cabinet decided on Wednesday, would be presented a few weeks earlier than the convention of the last day of February.  read more

10.Clarity on Judges appointment soon.

In an indication that the deadlock between the collegium and the Centre over the procedure to appoint judges to the Supreme Court  read more

11.Pune team produces carbon from sugarcane waste for use in batteries.

Researchers from Pune’s National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)  read more

1.No separate rail budget.

There will be no separate railway budget from the next financial year.  read more

2.59% of India prone to moderate quakes.

Nearly 59 per cent of India’s land area is vulnerable to moderate or severe earthquakes,  read more

3.Cabinet approves new body to oversee Ganga cleaning.

Giving more teeth to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG),  read more

1.Basit summoned as India hints at ‘serious’ reprisal.

PM’s free hand to forces on border rattles PAK; Jaishankar hands over proof  read more

2.Cabinet scraps colonial era practice of two budgets.

It was the end of an era when the centre on Wednesday decided to merge the Railways and the General budget, read more

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