Must Read News Articles – December 1

Important Articles:


National anthem must be played before screening of films: Issue-Patriotism and nationalism.

Airlines seek stay on levy, HC issues notice: Issue-Regional Connectivity Fund (RCF).

‘Delhi government worried about everything except environment’: Issue-The National Green Tribunal & the total quantum of waste generated in the Capital.

Afghanistan, India hope to corner Pakistan: Issue-Heart of Asia conference.

Route all wages via bank accounts:Govt.: Issue-Wages are paid to all employees, including casual and contract workers, through cheques or electronic transfers into a bank account.

Cap on Jan Dhan withdrawal:Issue-Cash withdrawals from Jan Dhan accounts at Rs. 10,000 per month to avoid misuse.

Trade costs of India remain high: UN body: Note-The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 

Cuban rumba and Ugandan music now on UNESCO’s heritage list: Note-UNESCO’s coveted list of “intangible” heritage


 Editorials


How to sow a reform: Issue-Some ways to relieve the pain of demonetization in rural India

India’s missing girl children: Issue-A fast-growing India that there are fewer and fewer girls as a ratio of total births

Reeling out patriotism: Issue-The Supreme Court’s ruling on the national anthem 

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