25-September-2016

the hindu
1.PMO puts the brakes on rail tariff regulator plan

The Prime Minister’s Office has asked the Railways to apply the brakes on its ambitious fast-track plan to set up an independent regulator for freight and passenger tariffs. read more

2.’Huge potential to mine sand from seabed in Andhra Pradesh’

With construction sand on land becoming a scarce mineral, read more

3.Pakistan’s MFN tag may stay for now

The Centre is not considering any proposal to withdraw the ‘Most Favoured Nation’ (MFN) status accorded to Pakistan  read more

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1.An all-India judicial service in the works?

The Modi government has revived the proposal to constitute an All-India Judicial Service (AIJS) for appointment of district judges through a rigorous examination read more

2.Countdown for PSLV launch begins

The countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket with a weather and seven other satellites began on Saturday at rocket port Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh,  read more

3.New mission on family planning choices soon

The Union health and family welfare ministry will soon launch Mission Parivar Vikas in 145 districts in seven states – Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, read more

4.Shun extreme options, punish Pak by diluting Indus treaty: Experts

Amid rethink on the Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan in the wake of the Uri terror strike ,  read more

5.Saved by the bill? Reform aims to fix India’s medical education

A fresh breeze is blowing in Delhi’s corridors and it could well turn into a squall. It is whooshing about,  read more

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1.Olive branches can never be a guarantee of peace with Pakistan. If war it is, then so be it.

For the past few days, the nation has witnessed a sad spectacle on television screens.  read more

2.Border farmers : Who’d grow turnips here?

Surjeet Singh is a farmer whose land lies near India’s International border with Pakistan. read more

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