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NEET-PG counselling from January 12: Centre

Supreme Court order paves the way for process to begin

PM for non-stop research to manage the pandemic

Fading hue of monks’ saffron robe puts village on green path

Concern for near-extinct creeper that lends robe its colour triggers drive to protect a reserve forest in Assam

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FIR cannot be quashed on the basis of settlement between parties: HC

‘Rape is not an act against individual but an offence against society’

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Draft RP-2041 incomplete, inconsistent: environmentalists

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A Bill that could alter the mediation landscape

A spin-off from the Mediation Bill is its potential to help relieve some of the pressure on law enforcement agencies

Some Raj Bhavans are on the war path
The Governor must be mindful of being a friend and a guide to his government, more so in Opposition ruled States

Growth concerns
NSO forecast has not factored in the impact of the ongoing Omicron-induced surge in cases

After much loss of time, SC allows EWS quota income norm to stay for this year

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Control rather than privacy

The Joint Committee report on the Personal Data Protection Bill has raised more questions than it has solved

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Centre yet to notify rules of Citizenship Amendment Act
January 9 was the last day of the third extended deadline

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel joins Beijing-based AIIB
Will be VicePresident at Beijing-based multilateral bank

Veer Baal Diwas to be observed on Dec. 26: PM
‘Tribute to courage of Sahibzades

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Jallikattu banned in Vellore, nearby districts in T.N. ahead of Pongal

Teams deployed in Jallikattu hotspots; move follows surge in COVID19 cases

Vikrant heads out for next set of sea trials
Readings on performance to be taken

Rafale-M: compatibility with aircraft carrier to be tested
It will take place at the Indian Navy’s Shore Based Test Facility in Goa; Boeing to also take part in trials

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Sri Lanka asks China to restructure debt

Gotabaya Rajapaksa meets Chinese Foreign Minister, flags economic crisis arising out of pandemic

Russia to stand firm on Ukraine in talks with U.S.
Kremlin disappointed with signals coming from NATO, EU

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Bharath Subramaniyam is India’s 73rd GM

Achieves the final norm in Italy

Text & Context
The Light Combat Aircraft programme

What is the LCA development project? What other fighter jet aircraft programmes are being envisaged?

The new microchip infused e-passports
What is the latest agreement between the MEA and TCS about Indian passports? What can be expected from PSPV2.0?