28-September-2016

the hindu
1.India steps up pressure, to boycott SAARC meet in PAK

Stepping up diplomacy pressure on Pakistan, India on Tuesday said, “In the prevailing circumstances”, read more

2.Invisible foe in air kills 600,000 in a year

Air pollution could have killed at least 600,000 Indians in 2012, a study conducted by the World Health Organisation and made public on Monday said. read more

3.Mega launchers for ISRO soon

An advanced Indian mega space launcher that can deliver ten-tonne and heavier communication satellites to space and using a semi-cryogenic  read more

4.Trouble waters

By holding a meeting on the Indus Waters Treaty and scheduling another later this week on MFN (Most Favoured Nation) status to Pakistan,  read more

5.Debating America

The first of three U.S. presidential debates lived up to the hype as the world was treated to the sight of an experienced politician,  read more

6.How the Indus Treaty was signed

Amongst the more prominent of the problems that bedevilled relations between India and Pakistan was the Indus Waters dispute.  read more

7.It is time for a uniform asylum law

India stands poised to make one of the most critical decisions with respect to its refugee policy, but without a domestic asylum law and without having signed the UN Refugee Convention of 1951.  read more

8.No decision yet to suspend Indus panel

India has not yet taken a decision to suspend but was in the process of “reviewing” its decision to stay on in the Indus Commission,  read more

9.WEF ranks India as 39th most competitive economy

India has risen rapidly among all countries in the global competitive stakes by climbing 16 notches to the 39th position read more

10.Time to create BRICS bond market: SEBI chief

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chairman U.K. Sinha has said that the BRICS countries —  read more

11. Joblessness rises to 5-year high

Jobless economic growth continues to haunt India’s youth, with the country’s unemployment rate rising to a five-year high  read more

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1.Mothering a child no less than giving birth, says HC in emotive custody battle

In an emotive guardianship battle, the Bombay high court has allowed a US-based widow daily online access to forge a bond with her eight-year-old  read more

2.Internationalise PAK Villainy

Visiting Washington DC earlier this month with a delegation of Indian MPs, it was astonishing to note how far that nation has moved in recognising Pakistan  read more

3.Govt to shut down 15 sick PSUs

The government has decided to shut down 15 loss-making public sector units, of which at least five have been cleared by the cabinet, read more

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1.NITI Aayog to become one-stop troubleshooter for state govts?

The NITI Aayog is trying to evolve into a one-stop troubleshooter for all state governments.  read more

2.A new century awaits Indian Space Research

India marked yet another milestone in  space on Monday when its PSLV C-35 rocket successfully launched a total of eight satellites  read more

3.Is Islamabad being Isolated really?

War drums are beating between   India and Pakistan, and beating feverishly. Unsurprisingly, read more

4.Don’t ignore bank funding in quest for bond market : R Gandhi

The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday suggested that the corporate sector, highly stressed, read more

5.Over 90% of world breathing bad air , states WHO report

Nine out of people in globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organisation(WHO) said on Tuesday read more

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