08-06-2017

the hindu
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, and reaffirm its “neutral” policy stance, clearly indicates that policymakers at the central bank are singularly focussed on their primary remit of ensuring price stability while supporting economic growth. . read more

3.Retrieving ground in Afghanistan

Last week provided a grim reminder of the worsening security situation in Afghanistan..  read more

4.The PM-in-waiting

Leo Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant, is set to be Ireland’s Prime Minister after he won an internal contest to lead the centre-right Fine Gael, the senior coalition partner in the Republic’s minority government.  read more

5.The neutrino opportunity

India’s wait to join the elite club of countries undertaking neutrino research suffered a procedural delay in March this year when the National Green Tribunal (NGT) suspended the environmental clearance (EC) granted to the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), and ordered it to file a fresh application for clearance.  read more

6.Spelling out their success.

When Ananya Vinay took the victory podium at the recently held 2017 U.S. Scripps National Spelling Bee, it was a brain sport grand slam for the Indian-American community in that country.  read more

7.What ails education in Bihar?

A year after a picture of people climbing the high walls of an examination centre in Vaishali district to pass on chits to examinees shocked the nation, the 2016 intermediate exam topper in humanities, Ruby Rai, hit the headlines with her inability to answer basic questions posed by reporters on her subjects. read more

8.India will remain among top 3 investment destination till 2019.

India will remain among the top three investment destinations globally till 2019, according to a survey by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).. read more

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1.It’s Maybe for May.

After an extraordinary election campaign, the United Kingdom holds a landmark poll today. Since the snap ballot was called in April, polls have oscillated wildly with the opposition Labour Party making significant ground on the Conservatives which had previously held a commanding 20% lead., read more

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1.Will four-pronged Kashmir plan work?

Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s remarks Saturday that the government was working towards a permanent solution to the seven-decade-old Kashmir issue was not just a bland political statement, aimed at gaining time.  read more

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