27-August-2016

the hindu
1.Indians spend 8 times more on private hospitals than govt. ones

Indians spent eight times more on private hospitals and twice as much on transporting patients compared to costs in government hospitals,  read more

2.Weighing the burden of proof.

“An honest civil servant should not be harassed by anybody or agency or institution while in service or after retirement. read more

3.Surrogacy regulation is long overdue.

A comprehensive law to regulate surrogacy has been long overdue. Over the years, read more

4.The race to light up the last village.

Jalan Singh, 30, has not removed the cardboard carton that protects the sides of his new Godrej refrigerator.  read more

5.Centre’s views sought on plea against triple talaq.

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre to a petition by a West Bengal-based Muslim woman to declare the practices of talaq-e-bidat (triple talaq), read more

6.Govt.charts road map for modi’s Baloch policy.

As the diplomatic exchange with Pakistan gets sharper by the day, India is discussing concrete steps to put its new policy on raising human rights violations by Pakistan forces in Balochistan into place,  read more

7.Govt. to import extra 90,000 tonnes pulses.

In a bid to control prices of pulses, the government has decided to import 90,000 tonnes more pulses, read more

8.New norms on bonds to widen investor pool.

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) proposal to allow banks to issue Masala Bonds is a good move as would help widen the investor pool  read more

tio
1.Rash driving: SC for harsher penalty.

Concerned over the menace of rash and negligent driving which claims nearly 400 lives on Indian roads every day , read more

2.Can’t pass omnibus orders to end ills in society, says SC

Holding that the judiciary had serious limitations in solving the multitude of problems plaguing society despite the public’s immense faith in it,  read more

3.Can cyber diplomacy replace traditional diplomats and help us get a handle on the world’s most complicated problems?

Social media has become diplomacy’s second self, “a significant other“, accor ding to a recent report by Burson-Marsteller, a global PR company .  read more

tie
1.Gradual progress not enough,Modi says,outlining his transform-vision.

Rapid transformation and not gradual evolution is the key for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while addressing the first ‘Transforming India’  read more

2.Devil is in the detail in surrogacy bill.

With the Union Cabinet giving its approval to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016,  read more

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