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Triple Talaq ordinance gets Union Cabinet approval

The ordinance, which awaits President’s approval, includes provision of 3-year jail term for the husband

Date: 20 Sep 2018

Rupee strengthens to 72.38 to a dollar

The rupee ended at 72.38 to a dollar, up 0.81% from its Tuesday’s close of 72.97. The home currency opened at 72.70 per dollar and touched a high of 72.35

Date: 20 Sep 2018

India’s ignored mental health challenge

Social stigma and poor state capacity come in the way of tackling one of its biggest health burdens

Date: 20 Sep 2018

Govt penalizes insurers for delay in settling crop insurance claims

While farmers will receive a 12% penal interest payment for delays in settling claims, state governments will be penalised if they delay in depositing their share of subsidies

Date: 19 Sep 2018

Impact of falling rupee and how to deal with it

The sharp decline of the rupee against the US dollar affects most of us, directly and indirectly. Here are some measures you can take to hedge against the risks

Date: 19 Sep 2018

Life lessons from India’s science startups

Startups focused on scientific and technological innovation are on the uptick. It’s time private industry and money stepped up to the plate

Date: 19 Sep 2018

More Afghans displaced by drought than conflict, UN warns

Over two million are threatened by effects of water shortages

Date: 17 Sep 2018

Japan proposes ending ban on commercial whaling

Asian country already kills 333 whales a year for ‘scientific research’, though most meat goes on sale for human consumption

Date: 17 Sep 2018

Inside China’s ‘re-education centres’ where Uighur Muslims are pressured to give up Islam

Communist Party denies unfairly detaining Muslims but crackdown described as brainwashing by critics and witnesses

Date: 17 Sep 2018

Raghuram Rajan says bankers’ optimism led to bad loans

Large number of bad loans originated during 2006 to 2008 when economic growth was strong: Raghuram Rajan

Date: 11 Sep 2018
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