NGT notice to Centre, Delhi govt over plastic ban: Issue-Ban on manufacture, sale, storage, usage, import and transport of plastic bags
Sex ratio in Haryana touches 900-mark for first time in 20 years: Note-Sex ratio at birth (SRB)
Telangana plea against Krishna tribunal award dismissed: Issue-Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal-II
Second Scorpene submarine ready: Note-Khanderi, the second Scorpene submarine
TB institute warns against use of new drug: Issue-The NITRD fears use of BDQ may cause bacteria
SC indicates setting up SIT for Panama papers leak probe: Issue-Panama papers.
50% jump in smuggling of currency, reveals DRI: Issue-Smuggling of Indian, foreign and counterfeit currency notes
Oiling cashless wheels: Note-The government had waived the service tax on the MDR surcharge from December 8 for card-based payments up to Rs. 2,000 and got banks to waive the MDR charges on debit cards till December 31, 2016.
A blow to reformists in Iran: Issue-Iran’s polity, is a major blow to the reformists in the country.
Respite, not reconciliation: Issue-The ceasefire in Syria and the upcoming peace talks in Astana
A rights bill gone wrong: Issue-The Transgender Persons Bill 2016
The world at a crossroads: Issue-The outlook for 2017 & a sluggish global economy, widening terror footprint, and geopolitical realignments