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PM Modi asked me to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir: Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.

Human Rights Bill cleared amid protests

The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was cleared by a voice vote in the Rajya Sabha amid criticism from the Opposition

The judicial presumption of non-citizenship

In further strengthening the Foreigners Tribunal, the judiciary has failed to fulfil its duty as the last protector of rights

Six reasons why the Economic Survey’s presentation of MGNREGA is misleading

The Economic Survey presents an unbalanced view of the technical interventions in MGNREGA

Smoking e-cigarettes is more injurious to health

The Narendra Modi government’s proposal to ban e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) needs to be welcomed

What’s NEXT?

National Exit Test should overcome legal and political opposition and avoid the NEET way

Lok Sabha passes Bill amending RTI Act amidst strong objection from Opposition

The Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 

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Odisha renews efforts to revive gharial population

Odisha has renewed its effort to revive the population of gharials, a “critically endangered” species of crocodile, in their natural habitat.

Third trip in works to bring back samples

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has initiated talks on the nation’s third moon shot in partnership with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), as indications show.

Perfect launch for Chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan-2 was successfully launched.

Cryptocurrency panel for ban on private digital currencies, jail time of up to 10 years

The committee set up to look into the legality of cryptocurrencies and blockchain has submitted its report to the Finance Ministry and recommended that private cryptocurrencies be banned completely in India.

Soaring to the moon

Chandrayaan-2 will help India test the technologies for deep-space missions

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