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Ethics-Editing ourselves: On genes and ethics !!!

2017-08-05T23:06:08+00:00

Scientists have for the first time managed to edit genes in a human embryo to repair a genetic mutation, fuelling hopes that such procedures may one day be available outside laboratory conditions. […]

Ethics-Editing ourselves: On genes and ethics !!!2017-08-05T23:06:08+00:00

Polity-On SC rules against illegal mining !!!

2017-08-05T22:59:11+00:00

In ordering that lease-holders should pay compensation to the extent of 100% of the price of the quantum of minerals they had illegally extracted, the Supreme Court has gone beyond a mere affirmation of the ‘polluter pays’ principle. […]

Polity-On SC rules against illegal mining !!!2017-08-05T22:59:11+00:00

Society-Dismal state of Per-Student Expenditure !!!

2017-08-05T22:40:27+00:00

A recent report by the National Institute of Fiscal Policy and Research (NIFPR) released in July 2017 reveals that economically backward states like Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha spend less than half of the desired requirement for each student at the elementary level on an annual basis, when compared to more prosperous states like Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand. […]

Society-Dismal state of Per-Student Expenditure !!!2017-08-05T22:40:27+00:00