Must Read News Articles – February 26-2019

Re-imagining Delhi Coalition of the concerned ‘Britain should hand over Chagos islands to Mauritius’ Period. It’s time to carry an Oscar Drought less probable this year: Skymet The correct prescription Before eviction: on SC verdict on forest-dwellers Pre-poll gambit Adani is the highest bidder for 5 airports Banks may set Read More …

Must Read News Articles – February 25-2019

Protests, arson rock Itanagar, two dead India to push for UN ban on JeM chief EVM is ‘information’ under RTI, says CIC After Pulwama, a sorry response De-odourising sewage Terror timeline Safety nets SC eviction order only against encroachers GST on under-construction houses cut Action plan for free treatment of Read More …

Must Read News Articles – February 23-2019

Home Ministry puts Assam Rifles notification on hold Ensure safety of Kashmiris, orders SC Without land or recourse Centre lists projects to stop flow of India’s share of water to Pak. ‘Audit source code of VVPATs, EVMs’ China uses DNA to track its people, with U.S. help Saudi Arabia, China Read More …

Must Read News Articles – February 22-2019

Assam Rifles granted power to arrest anyone in the Northeast Picking sides in West Asia Healing touch After the terrorist strike in Pulwama, is war even an option? UN Security Council condemns Pulwama attack Lakhs of forest dwellers face eviction ‘A significant and successful visit’ Half-measures: new angel tax rules Read More …

Must Read News Articles – February 21-2019

India pitches for global action against terrorism Odisha forum comes up with ‘six Cs’ for voters More symbolic than punitive With reservations: quota for Gujjars? The private sector in public health The employment test Inflation pressure eases Centre clears ₹48,239 cr. recapitalisation package for PSBs Meet the sea squirt that Read More …

7 islands in Andamans, Lakshadweep identified for seaplane operations

Context: Four islands in the Andamans and three in Lakshadweep have been identified for seaplane operations, while private sector participation has been invited for tourism-based projects, the Home Ministry. Bids for private sector participation in three tourism-based projects have already been invited by the Andaman & Nicobar Administration. They include Read More …

Must Read News Articles – February 20-2019

Ordinance to curb Ponzi schemes gets nod Govt. provides more for mid-day meal costs Centre launches panic button on mobiles The Saudi-India-Pakistan triangle The importance of being humane PM, Saudi Crown Prince to discuss cross-border terror Fiji to maintain China-India balance France to propose ban on JeM chief Cabinet approves Read More …

Cabinet approves new National Electronics Policy

Context: The Union Cabinet has approved the National Policy on Electronics (NPE) 2019. The policy aims to a) achieve a turnover of $400 billion for the Electronics System design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector by 2025 and b) generate 1 crore jobs in India. The ESDM sector includes subsectors such as Read More …

Must Read News Articles – February-19-2019

Quash Kulbhushan verdict, says India The contractual functionary Not without an explanation Discord in Puducherry India’s options after Pulwama Saudi vows to ‘de-escalate’ India-Pakistan tensions RBI to pay govt. ₹28,000 cr. in interim surplus