31-August-2016

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1.Act against terror, Kerry tells Pak.

Echoing India’s concerns for an end to distinction between “good terrorism” and “bad terrorism”,  read more

2.India, US to share defence facilities.

India and the U.S. on Monday signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) that will read more

3.327% rise in agrarian riots in 2015, NCRB report shows

Incidents of rioting remained almost the same in 2015 as compared to 2014, but as communal riots decreased,  read more

4.Water table rises in Ganga basin but so does salinity

The gravest threat to groundwater in India isn’t over-exploitation but arsenic and salt contamination.  read more

5.The LEMOA embrace

The signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement(LEMOA) during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s  read more

6.The ill health of the nation

The National Health Accounts data for 2013-14 present fresh evidence that India continues to have a non-serious approach to the provision of universal health read more

7.Ignoring best practices

The Cabinet has approved the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 , which will soon be introduced in Parliament. read more

8.Centre eyes green funds to scrap polluting old trucks

Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari has asked the Environment,read more

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1.Crime against women down 3% but 95 rapes reported every day.

Crimes against women came down marginally in 2015 compared to 2014 but 95 women were still raped every day in India. read more

2.Govt hikes minimum wage for workers

Seeking to dissuade labour unions from a nationwide strike on September 2, the government on Tuesday announced 42% minimum wage hike and a two-year bonus.  read more

3.India, US sign logistic pact

The sight of an American F-22 jet fighter landing at a forward Indian airbase or an Indian aircraft carrier berthing off San Diego,  read more

4.Odisha: Miles To Go

Last week, two shocking videos from the interiors of Odisha went viral, read more

5.Chinese Checkers

In a major development, India and the US have sealed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) read more

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1.Political,student riot blot the state:NCRB Data.

It is not the number of murder, rape or dacoity cases but political and student riots that are earning notoriety for Kerala in the country. read more

2.Mid Day meal tragedises are avoidable

Given the gravity of the crime, the 17 years’ imprisonment awarded to a primary school principal in Chhapra district in Bihar is not at all severe.read more

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