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Six ways to turn around the India job crisis

Relevant For SOCIOLOGY & SOCIETY; ESSAY:- Despite the politically-charged nature of the debate around jobs, we need to debunk one needless myth: India’s problem is not one of jobless growth. We may have periods...

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Retrograde Move

Retrograde Move: The Punjab Cabinet has decided to amend the law to make acts of sacrilege against the holy books of major religions punishable with life imprisonment. It approved amendments to the Indian Penal...

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ISRO and Advanced Materials

ISRO and Advanced Materials: A national effort is needed to develop and produce advanced materials to drive the future space programme, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan has said. Along with high...

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Foreign Aids during Disaster

Foreign Aids during Disaster: The Kerala government has asked the Centre to go by the 2016 National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) while taking a call on the UAE government’s offer of 700 crore rupees...

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Missing Children’s

Missing Children’s: Discrepancies in two government-commissioned surveys, both a year apart, submitted in the Supreme Court show that over two lakh children, said to be residing in childcare homes, are “missing.” A 2016-17 survey,...

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Voluntary Retirement of Doctors

Voluntary Retirement of Doctors: The State can stop government doctors from taking voluntary retirement in public interest, the Supreme Court has ruled. The fundamental right to retire is not above the right to save...

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Curbing Open Urination

Curbing Open Urination: Under new norms, cities and towns wanting to be declared ODF+ (Open Defecation Free Plus) must also be free of public urination and not just open defecation. This is the first...