Must Read News Articles-July 2nd 2019

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Iran breaches limit on uranium stockpile

Iran acknowledged that it had broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by the 2015 nuclear deal.

A blatant quest to consolidate power

One Nation One Poll’ limits to a single moment the opportunities to judge, evaluate and vote — the essence of freedom.

Lessons from Bhutan

Bhutan’s teachers, doctors and other medical staff will earn more than civil servants of corresponding grades, if a policy recently announced by the government is implemented.

Imitation registry: on Nagaland NRC

Nagaland is following on the footsteps of its western neighbour, Assam, in the task of setting up a Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN).

Miles to go: self-care medical interventions

India has some distance to cover before making self-care interventions freely available. World Health Organization has recently released self-help guidelines for sexual and reproductive health. 

LS passes Bill for quota in teachers’ posts

The Lok Sabha passed the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill 2019, which seek to replace an Ordinance issued in March and help fill about 7,000 existing vacancies in 41 Central universities.

Violation of reservation in top posts at universities

Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019 has been recently introduced. It redresses the anomaly found in the recruitment of Other Backward Class (OBC) candidates at higher levels of teaching positions.

10% quota: SC to hear pleas for Constitution Bench on July 30

The Supreme Court agreed to consider on July 30 a batch of petitions to have a Constitution Bench examine the validity of a constitutional amendment providing 10% economic reservation in government jobs and educational institutions.

Trump bets big on diplomacy to solve Korean Nuclear Crisis

After meeting the N. Korean leader in DMZ, the U.S. President said ‘speed is not the object’ of his outreach but a ‘good deal’ is

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Thermal plants are wasting water

Key thermal plants across the country are wasting water and contravening a 2015 order by the Union environment ministry to use water efficiently.

5G trials: China urges India to include Huawei

China has called for India to include Huawei in its 5G trials

Finally aircraft carrier INS Viraat to be scrapped

Over two years after it was decommissioned from service, aircraft carrier Viraat is going to be scrapped

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