09-06-2017

1.Water Quality Index set to be announced soon. A certain and easy way to find out pollution levels in water will be introduced in the coming weeks. read more 2.Getting back on the growth track. The National Income numbers for 2016-17 have been released. What do they convey?. read more 3.Clouded coherence. The phrase “Where you 

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08-06-2017

1.RBI hold rates to retain ‘credibility’ The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Raghuram Rajan, on Tuesday, said that the central bank had adopted the new Consumer Price Index (CPI) (combined) as the key measure of inflation.  read more 2.Holding the rate The Reserve Bank of India’s decision to keep the policy interest rate unchanged, 

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07-06-2017

1.As July 1 nears,GST interface not ready While the government remains committed to rolling out the GST regime from July 1, GST Suvidha Providers (GSPs), who are expected to help taxpayers cope with the transition to the new regime and its compliance paperwork, may only be operationally ready a few months down the line, say 

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06-06-2017

1.Five Arab powers sever ties with Qatar. The Arab world’s strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, reopening a festering wound two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism.  read more 2.India successfully fires heaviest launch vehicle India on Monday leapfrogged 

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05-06-2017

1.Open to review of cattle slaughter notice: Minister. The government on Sunday said it was open to suggestions from various groups on the May 23 cattle slaughter notification and was not viewing it as a prestige issue.  read more 2.The economy in the time of Narendra Modi. As  the Bharatiya Janata Party reportedly prepares for 

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04-06-2017

1.New GST rate of 3% for gold,diamonds. The Goods and Services Tax Council on Saturday finalised the rates on all the remaining products, including gold, footwear, textiles, agricultural implements, biscuits, and beedis.  read more 2.India,France to join hands on Paris pact. India and France on Saturday vowed to work together for the implementation of the 

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03-06-2017

1.Trump targets India,China as U.S. exits climate pact. The U.S. has stopped implementation of its commitments under the Paris climate agreement signed by 195 countries in 2015, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday, ignoring pleas from international allies and a significant section of U.S. political and business leaders.  read more 2.Gross misuse. Preventive detention laws 

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02-06-2017

1.Jaitley blames services slump for drop in GDP The slowdown in the GDP in the fourth quarter of 2016-17 was not solely due to demonetisation, Union Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. Global factors and a slowdown in the services sector had played a part, he said. read more 2.India’s 

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01-06-2017

1.India is no longer the fastest-growing economy India lost its fastest-growing major economy tag in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, with GDP growth coming in at 6.1% compared with China’s 6.9% in the same period.  read more 2.This time for Africa India-Africa engagement is getting stronger with the active involvement of political and business leaders 

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31-05-2017

1.Modi,Merkel sign a dozen agreements. India and Germany agreed on the need to resume free trade talks between India and the European Union soon, and signed a dozen wide-ranging but low-profile MoUs on the subjects of education, health, skill development and sustainability after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angel Merkel 

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