Fixing healthcare: (Indian Express, Editorial)
The system requires urgent reform. Neither a blind increase in spending nor a surrender to the private sector is the solution.
‘Focus should be on scaling up the use of innovations’: (The Hindu, Editorial)
The newly appointed Deputy Director-General for Programmes at the WHO says her elevation reflects on the growing importance of India in global health diplomacy.
Passive euthanasia already a law: (The Hindu) Passive euthanasia, the act of withdrawing life support to a terminally-ill patient, is already the law of the land, the government told a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court. SC ruling on age of consent today: (The Hindu) Disparity between IPC and other laws. India, U.K. to firm up defence links: (The Hindu) Talks ahead of Modi-May meet in 2018. Measuring judicial merit: (The Hindu, Editorial) In making collegium decisions public, the Supreme Court must also reason out its measurement of ‘merit’.
GIFT City bourses to offer oil contracts: (The Hindu) Trading in crude futures to start this month after SEBI permission to special financial zone’s exchanges. Is ‘deep sea fishing’ the silver bullet?: (The Hindu, Editorial) The Palk Bay conflict requires a multi-dimensional approach. The wrong options: (The Hindu, Editorial) GST and demonetisation are not the structural reforms that will boost the economy. New Pattern Of Urban Terror: (Indian Express, Editorial)
India must prepare for a changing security threat and challenge.A new industrial policy for Bharat: (Live Mint, Editorial) India’s new industrial policy must focus on improving overall competitiveness and avoid the lure of protectionism.
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