29-August-2016

the hindu
1.ISRO flight-tests scramjet engine, joins elite club

India on Sunday became only the fourth nation to flight-test a scramjet engine,  read more

2..Reinventing the wheel in Kashmir

A fter 50 days of curfew in the Kashmir Valley, the Central and State governments finally appear to be coming together on how to engage read more

3.Kashmir and the clash of symbolisms

Over the past one and a half months, a host of institutions and individuals in India have impressed upon the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)- read more

4.Surrogates are workers, not wombs

On August 24, 2016, the Union Cabinet approved the Surrogacy(Regulation) Bill, 2016, banning commercial surrogacy in India.  read more

5.MHA oversight for all NGOs?

The Home Ministry wants the Finance Ministry to surrender its powers to monitor non-governmental organisations (NGOs) under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).  read more

6.India plans anti-terror drive at NAM

India is planning a major diplomatic outreach ahead of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly read more

7.Silk Road train to reach Afganistan on Sept 9

The first cargo train from China is set to reach Afghanistan on September 9, illustrating Beijing’s efforts read more

tio
1.India’s breathing rocket ‘scramjets’ into space

India rocketed into an elite group of space-faring nations on Sunday by successfully experimenting with a new and revolutionary rocket technology , read more

2.For surrogates, ban may abort chance to end poverty

Women who have opted to become surrogates as well as fertility clinics in the capital say that the ban on commercial surrogacy is not the answer to ridding the practice of its ills.  read more

tie
1.Space Odyssey: VSSC touches new skies

Along with the scramjet engine that was successfully tested from the Sriharikota spaceport on Sunday,  read more

2.The Catch-22 of special category status to AP

The politics of Andhra Pradesh tiptoes around an issue, special category status, about which the truth cannot be told. read more

3.The Broken state of Education

It is rare for guest to be so candid, so bold to tell the hosts some honest truths.read more

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