Must Read News Articles – November 17

Important Articles

Soon, search engines to blank sex selection ads: Issue-Online pre-natal sex determination advertisements.

Punjab, Haryana set for face-off over SYL canal: Issue-Inter State Relations , Punjab govt. passes resolution categorically refusing to share, Haryana calls it ‘unconstitutional’

Apex court refuses to lift ban on jallikattu: Issue-Religious freedom

Plea against use of word ‘Dalit’ by media, HC seeks Centre’s reply: Issue-The Centre on a plea seeking a direction to restrain media houses from using the word ‘Dalit’ in news articles, alleging it creates “inequality” in society.

NHRC writes to Centre over foreign funding for NGOs: Issue-The rights of human rights defenders, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) & The foreign funding approval for NGOs.

UIDAI cautions against misuse of Aadhaar: Issue-Aadhaar & demonetisation,

Afghan meet: Sartaj Aziz to visit India: Issue-Heart of Asia Conference on Afghanistan

India overtook China in number of deaths due to pollution: Report: In 2010, China had on average 1,595 deaths due to air pollution every day, as opposed to India’s 1,432 deaths per day.


A challenge and an opportunity: Issue-Economic Corridor, the CPEC, to connect “Kashgar to Gwadar”,

White is the new black: Issue-Demonetisation.

A pivot to China?: Issue-Asia’s re-emergence

Violence that’s not gender-neutralProtection of Women from Domestic Violence Act

Gender justice, in fact: Arguments in favour of a uniform civil code

Use by date: India’s food safety authority

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