Must Read News Articles-October 9th 2019


Rural children breastfed more: survey

The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey released by the government on Monday shows that 83% of children between 12 and 15 months continued to be breastfed, a higher proportion of children in this age group residing in rural areas are breastfed (85%) compared to children in urban areas (76%).

Nationwide NRC: Centre has to set common cut-off date

‘Several States are demanding a register, though they are competent enough to detect and deport foreign nationals’

India, China relations are of global significance: Chinese envoy Sun Weidong

Relations between India and China will benefit from “upcoming high-level exchanges”, said Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong in an interview to The Hindu

A life in the balance

India has other options to seek enforcement of the ICJ’s verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case


Rajnath Singh receives first Rafale in France; delivery in May 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally received the first Rafale fighter jet built for the Indian Air Force (IAF) in France on Tuesday. However, the first batch of jets will arrive in India only in May 2020.

Kejriwal yet to get MEA nod to visit Denmark for C40 Climate Summit

C40 Cities Climate Summit will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark

Canadian-American, Swiss star gazers win Physics Nobel

A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics

India to work with China, Pakistan to gauge impact of climate change

A regional centre will help to better forecast impact on Hindu Kush mountains.

Stirring up the truth about Zero Budget Natural Farming

Zero Budget Natural Farming has no scientific validation and its inclusion into agricultural policy appears unwise

Rethinking water management issues

NITI Aayog’s strategy for water resources is a continuation of failed policies of the past

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