12 September 2017-Today’s News

In News


  1. Subramania Bharati — The Eternal Revolutionary : Dec. 11, 1882 — Sept. 11, 1921.
  2. Largest solar flare in 12 years observed : The Sun’s largest solar flare in more than 12 years — and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 — has been captured in high detail by scientists
  3. In the air: on the no-fly list : The no-fly list is a welcome innovation to keep unruly passengers in check
  4. Reappraising the Raj : Can India continue to ignore Macaulay’s foundational contributions?
  5. New strategy, old game: on Trump and Afghanistan : The Trump administration has presented its plan for Afghanistan as a regional approach — it’s anything but that
  6. Indians could live longer if air quality improves: Study : If Delhi’s foul air is cleaned up and made to meet the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, city residents stand to gain nine years in average in their life span, a study said.
  7. UN approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea :
  8. Ultra-thin craft to wrap space debris :
  9. Addressing India’s income inequality : Widening income inequality weakens public support for liberal economic reforms
  10. The dangers of India’s Billionaire Raj : The massive inequality in the country gives the lie to Narendra Modi’s rhetoric—and poses several economic threats
  11. Needed: a BIT dispute management strategy : Irrespective of the current mood against bilateral investment treaties, BIT disputes are unlikely to go away anytime soon
  12. Who wields AI, and how : Artificial Intelligence can become an emancipatory agent for the workforce
  13. Why India needs a bullet train : The project is set to provide reliable and comfortable service with high standards of safety. We should be careful not to confuse technology development with elitism.
  14. Raja Mandala: Inflection point in Kabul : The strategic rewards in Afghanistan might be as large as the risks.
  15. The picture after Doklam stand-off : Partnership with Japan could be the cornerstone of a coalition to take on China’s economic, military might.


  1. ‘കാസിനി’ക്ക്​ ഇനി സുഖനിദ്ര :
  2. ഇന്ത്യയില്‍ ന്യൂനപക്ഷങ്ങളോട് അസഹിഷ്ണുത; കടുത്ത വിമര്‍ശനവുമായി യുഎന്‍ : ഇന്ത്യയില്‍ ന്യൂനപക്ഷങ്ങളോട് അസഹിഷ്ണുത; കടുത്ത വിമര്‍ശനവുമായി യുഎന്‍ ഇന്ത്യയില്‍ മനുഷ്യാവകാശങ്ങള്‍ക്കായി ശബ്ദമുയര്‍ത്തുന്നവര്‍ക്ക് നേരെ ഭീഷണിയുയരുന്നുവെന്ന് അല്‍ ഹുസൈന്‍.