24-September-2016

the hindu
1.India,France ink E 7.87bn agreement for 36 Rafales.

India on Friday concluded an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with France for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets  read more

2.Pushback against civil liberties

It is the sense of impunity nurtured by caste hierarchy that prepares the social ground for the “shockingly cruel and inhumane” read more

3.Border town blues.

The soldier bends to peer into the large telescope fixed on the edge of the boundary.  read more

4.Centre addresses fears on Citizenship Bill.

Under pressure from parliamentarians who objected to the NDA government’s move to grant citizenship to migrants from Pakistan,  read more

5.GST Council sets exemption threshold for tax at Rs.20lakh.

The Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council has decided that businesses in the Northeastern and hill states with annual turnover  read more

6.Regulator cautions promoters against benefits from PE Funds

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is concerned over instances of promoters and key management personnel getting benefits read more

7.EU may re-engage with India on free trade talks.

European Union (EU) hopes to soon re-engage with India on negotiations regarding the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA), read more

8.National waterways project threatens Gangetic dolphins.

Scientists and wildlife conservationists are seeing red over the threat posed to Gangetic river dolphins by the National Waterways project. read more

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1.India,France ink Rafale deal.

It’s finally jet, set and go for the IAF after an agonising wait of 16 years since it first demanded new multi-role fighters. read more

2.GST exemption limit set at Rs.20lakh.

The prospects of an April rollout of the goods and services tax brightened on Friday with the Centre and the states agreeing  read more

3.Govt:Triple talaq not in conformity with Shariat

The Modi government has decided to tell the Supreme Court that the claim that that the controversial triple talaq read more

4.Health Study:India 143rd among 188 states

A global study on a range of health indicators released on Thursday has ranked India 143rd among 188 countries.  read more

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1.The Strange irony of Indian History.

Indian history presents us with a delightful irony. On the one hand, most schools and colleges teach it in such offputting manner,  read more

2.Rafale In,But what next?

Almost a decade after then Defence Minister A K Antony approved the Request For Proposal to buy 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft read more

3.Rs.20lakh annual turnover threshold for GST exemption:Jaitley.

With the ambitious deadline for roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax creeping near, read more

4.Rs.59000-cr Rafale deal tilts balance in India’s favour vis a vis Pakistan

India on Friday inked a Rs 59,000 crore (euro 7.87 billion) deal with France to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from the defence company, Dassault. read more

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