Must Read News Articles – March 9th, 2019

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SC appoints 3-member panel to mediate in Ayodhya dispute

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Friday referred the Ayodhya dispute for mediation in a bid to heal minds and hearts.

Strange turn: on SC’s order regarding Ayodhya dispute

A compromise could indeed be preferable to an order that may leave one side aggrieved. However, it is questionable whether this principle can be applied to all disputes and in all situations.

Cancer drugs 87% cheaper after trade margin cap

After the trade margin on 42 anti-cancer drugs was capped to 30%, prices of nearly 390 cancer medications have fallen by 87%. The new MRPs came into effect from Friday.

UIDAI to levy fees for verification

Business organisations will now need to shell out Rs. 20 for each customer verification and 50 paise for authentication of each transaction done using Aadhaar,


You will be in trouble if anything is done to Aravali’

The Supreme Court on Friday cautioned the Haryana government against doing “anything” to harm the ecologically fragile Aravali Hills.

‘Do forest surveys separately’

Trees in plantations, private lands should not come under it, says expert panel

Gadkari flags off project for Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday laid the foundation stone for the 1,320 km-long Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway, to be developed at an projected cost of Rs. 90,000 crore by 2022.

When Bandipur burned

The forest fire that erupted in Bandipur Tiger Reserve last month devastated hundreds of acres of pristine forest. the mammoth effort that went into containing the fire were not enough and the need to upgrade fire-fighting capabilities.

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