We need to nurture skills, encourage children to engage with environment.
The task before the sentinel: (The Hindu, Editorial)
It is time the Chief Justice of India set up the larger Bench to examine privacy challenges to Aadhaar.Parliament and State Legislatures
Making the House rules: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Parliament must codify the legislature’s privileges to prevent misuse of power.India and neighbors Army, PLA in a tug of war over Doklam Plateau: The Doklam Plateau, north of the tri-junction between Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet by Indian claim, is not just a disputed area, but has huge strategic significance for both India and China. Redraw the triangle: (Indian Express, Editorial) New Delhi had tilted too far towards the US, been too aggressive with China. International groupings and agreements Modi’s visit to upgrade relationship with Israel: Israel clears Strategic Partnership deal on non-security issues. Grading Asia’s reform hype: (Live Mint, Editorial)
Here’s a report card—worst to best—on Asia’s four big reform projects.
Indian Economy. Planning, Growth and Employment GST transition to pose hurdles: It could pose challenges on account of several factors — especially the multiplicity of tax rates. ‘Reforms, CEZs to aid growth’: Labour, land and agriculture reforms along with development of coastal economic zones (CEZs) and new cities will help India achieve rapid economic growth. Pollution and conservation Climate change: green at the grass roots: (Live Mint, Editorial)
The risks from climate change are serious enough to require grass-roots action, rather than waiting for a grand international agreement.
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India gets a sharper eye in the sky: Recently launched Cartosat-2E sends pictures from 500 km above the earth.