12-04-2017

the hindu
1.Pivot to the Indo-Pacific.

when India finds itself consumed once again by its obsession with Pakistan in light of the death sentence pronounced on Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistani military court.  read more

2.No place for scholarship.

The claim that something as innocuous as the number of MPhil students that a university teacher is allowed to supervise will determine the future of research in Indian universities must seem far fetched.  read more

3.HIV law promises equality.

With Parliament passing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017, on Tuesday, people living with HIV and AIDS are guaranteed equal rights in medical treatment, admission to educational institutions and jobs.  read more

4.G7 stands united on Syria.

Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) countries and several other West Asian countries spoke with one voice at a meeting in Lucca, Italy, condemning last week’s chemical attack in Syria that left 89 people dead.  read more

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1. Here's a `smart city' solution for India: Install smart meters to sharply reduce electricity theft.

It is estimated that power transmission losses cost the country between Rs 50,000 crore and Rs 1,00,000 crore annually . Power losses can be divided into two: technical losses and commercial losses.  read more

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1. General ban on online content should not curtail the right to know: SC

THE Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern whether general ban on all online content curtails the fundamental right to know.  read more

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