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MonitorIndia : For the Indian Army to be an effective fighting machine, the mental health of its soldiers must be a priority. Mere lip service to the glory of the Army will do little to make things easier for soldiers whose task is unenviable even in the best of times
Published by Hindustan Times on Aug 13, 2017 20:23 IST Read More 
fratricides   Indian Army   stress-related deaths   suicides
MonitorIndia : Security - Enforcement agencies require additional powers to deal with these new formats of crime, which are deadlier in their impact and more expansive in their reach
Published by Hindustan Times on Aug 16, 2017 17:46 IST Read More 
Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act   MCOCA   Organised Crime
MonitorIndia : Governance - The proposed wage code Bill, which incorporates a universal minimum wage, will lead to higher unemployment and informalization of the economy
Published by Live Mint on Thu, Aug 17 2017. 05 27 AM IST Read More 
MonitorIndia : Social sectors - Deaths of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) patients at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College, which serves as the only referral hospital for most people in a region racked by the infection, have been between 15% and 29% of all cases over a span of eight years.Data from 2007 till 2014 shows that the case fatality rate has been an average of 21% over eight years, which is not considered alarming for the area. Caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus, scrub typhus or other bacterial, viral or fungal infections, the number of cases of AES has been high for many years now.
Published by The Hindu on AUGUST 17, 2017 00:59 IST Read More 
AES fatality   BRD Hospital
  Updates as on Aug 15 2017
  85 lakh milk-producing animals get Aadhaar-like UID; still short of SC mandated target  
MonitorIndia : Agriculture - In order to have a comprehensive database for scientific management of animals and stop cattle smuggling, the government is expected to tag all cows, calves, oxen and bulls in the country with a tamper-proof unique identification number but the move is, so far, restricted to only milk-producing animals in contravention of a Supreme Court order. As on Monday, 85 lakh such animals have been tagged and their information has been uploaded on database.
Published by Times of India on Aug 15, 2017, 11:51 AM IST Read More 
Border Security Force   Cattle Smuggling   Supreme Court   UID
  Housing for all by 2022 faces 'slum challenge' Read more at:  
With the government sanctioning only 52,666 houses for the slum dwellers against the requirement of at least one crore houses under the in-situ scheme, the Centre's ambitious target to ensure "decent" dwelling units to all by 2022 seems to be on a slippery wicket.
Published by Economic Times on Aug 15, 2017, 12.00 PM IST Read more at: http:// Read More 
Housing for All   housing investment   pm awas yojna   PMAY (Urban)   slums
  India Inc welcomes Modi government's 2022 vision, calls for strengthening policy reforms  
MonitorIndia : Governance -With the government sanctioning only 52,666 houses for the slum dwellers against the requirement of at least one crore houses under the in-situ scheme, the Centre's ambitious target to ensure "decent" dwelling units to all by 2022 seems to be on a slippery wicket. Under the in-situ development sub-scheme of PM Awas Yojna (PMAY-Urban), slum dwellers will get houses at the same location to ensure their livelihood is not disturbed. Though private investment is the key to such projects, ..
Published by Times of India on Aug 15, 2017, 05:42 PM IST Read More 
Independence Day speech   Narendra Modi   Prime Minister's speech
  Eco survey: Only 20% of smart city projects to be finished by 2018  
MonitorIndia : Environment - Ganga, Krishna, Narmada, Kaveri – many of India's great rivers are depleting fast. If we do not act now, the legacy we hand over to the next generation will be one of conflict and deprivation. Due to the pressures of population and development, our perennial rivers are becoming seasonal. Many of the smaller rivers have already vanished. Flood as well as drought are becoming increasingly frequent, as rivers turn unruly during the monsoon, and vanish once the rainy season is over.These rivers nurtured and nourished us for thousands of years. It is time we nurture and nourish them back to health. - Sadhguru
Published by Times of India on Aug 16, 2017, 04:41 AM IST Read More 
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  Delhi High Court directs government to develop environment friendly farming practices  
MonitorIndia : Governance -Lauding the government's efforts to deal with corruption and black money, industry chamber CII on Tuesday called for strengthening policy reforms, including a new industrial policy, creating jobs and empowering women at the workplace.It said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, has "outlined a vision of a secure, prosperous and capable nation by 2022".
Published by Economic Times on Aug 13, 2017, 07.13 PM IST Read More 
Central Government   Delhi governments   Delhi High Court   ministries of Environment

  Lok Sabha elections to be advanced to sync with state polls next year? Read more at:  
MonitorIndia : Governance -Only one-fifth of the smart city projects are likely to be completed by 2018 end and that too in the best possible scenario, economic survey-II has projected.The 60 cities, which had been announced before June, have proposed Rs 1.33 crore investment under smart city plans. The survey said 57 projects worth Rs 941 crore have been completed as of April and an estimated additional 462 projects worth Rs 15,307 crore were likely to be completed through 2018 .
Published by Economic Times on Aug 14, 2017, 11.14 AM IST Read More 
BJP   Election Commission   Lok Sabha   Lok Sabha elections   State polls   Subhash Kashyap
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