24-02-2017

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1.Decision on Bench soon, SC tells Delhi.

The centre of gravity of today’s nuclear world is shifting to the Asia-Pacific. The number of nuclear players has grown, and asymmetry in doctrines and arsenals makes the search for security more elusive  read more

2.Life elsewhere.

The quest to find life outside the solar system got a big boost with thediscovery of seven Earth-size extra-solar planets, or exoplanets, read more

3.Basic income and mental health gains.

Innovative interventions such as unconditional cash transfers could work wonders for millions

A National Mental Health Survey conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru,

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4.Should triple talaq be outlawed?

Zakia Soman, co-founder of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, an autonomous organisation, and a co-petitioner in the triple talaq case before the Supreme Court, writes:  read more

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1. Naga accord won't hit territorial integrity of Manipur, says Centre

The Centre on Thursday sought to assure the people of election-bound Manipur that all stakeholders would be consulted before the Naga accord is finalised and that it will not compromise the territorial integrity of Manipur. “Without consultations with all the stakeholders, final decision on Naga issue will not be taken,“ read more

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1.Why our banks need a haircut.

There’s a new proposal in town to tackle the Rs 7 lakh crore toxic loan problem of Indian banks. Aptly named a bad bank,  read more

2.The C-Section isn’t an A+.

Capital markets watchdog Sebi’s move to delist nearly 4,200 inactive firms underscores the urgent need for a spring cleaning exercise in the Indian equities market. read more

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