Daily Current Affairs - 03-December-2019 (The Hindu, Indian Express Newspapers)

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SC/ST creamy layer exclusion from quota: Centre seeks review, says refer matter to 7-judge Bench

The Centre on Monday asked the Supreme Court to refer to a seven-judge Bench the question whether the creamy layer concept should apply or not to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes while providing them reservation in  promotions.

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Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of plea against polygamy, nikah halala

The Supreme Court on Monday did not accede to a request to urgently list a petition seeking a declaration that the practice of polygamy and nikah halala are unconstitutional.

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Taking stock of the anti-AIDS fight

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), adopted by member countries of the United Nations in 2015, set a target of ending the epidemics of AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by 2030 (SDG 3.3). The key indicator chosen to track progress in achieving the target for HIV-AIDS is “the number of new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population, by sex, age and key populations”. In the terminology of HIV prevention and control, the phrase “key populations” refers to: men who have sex with men; people who use injected drugs; people in prisons and other closed settings; sex workers and their clients, and transgender persons.

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UN Chief opens climate summit with call for hope over 'surrender'

Representatives are in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming

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Manufacturing PMI improves

Manufacturing activity increased in November from a two-year low in the previous month, driven by a modest increase in the growth of new orders and production, a private sector survey report showed.

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The trouble with the Transgender persons bill

Last week Parliament passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. To many, this may have seemed a significant and joyous occasion. But for members of the community it only served to prove how much India’s leaders must evolve to understand and respond to their needs.

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Fundamental duties a must in curriculum

As India celebrated Constitution Day on November 26, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have all drawn the attention of citizens to the chapter on Fundamental Rights and Duties in our Constitution.

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India Inc’s revenue in negative territory: ICRA

REELING under the impact of continued weakness in consumer sentiments and the general slowdown in the economy, India Inc. delivered an expectedly weak performance during the second quarter of the ongoing financial year.

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