08-July-2016

the hindu
1.What we must learn from Africa.

Africa has great admiration for the political support it has received from India’s leaders. But it has anything but admiration for India’s glad-eyeing of its resources, for the latent racism of large sections of its people read more

2.Why the chilcot report is vital.

No justice can undo what military action against the Iraqi people in 2003 has wrought. Tony Blair cannot shrug off his role in this read more

3.Fixing the pulses deficit.

While the economy’s revival is still a work in progress, higher food prices, especially of pulses, are affecting nutritional intake across India read more


4.Airlines, centre lock horns over ‘passenger-centric’ rules.

The airlines have also opposed most of the other proposed ‘passenger-centric’ norms such as enhanced compensation for denying boarding and flight delays and demanded a higher cap on ticket cancellation fee read more

5.Centre mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals.

The government is planning to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in newspapers and periodicals to 49 per cent from 26 per cent at present. read more

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1.Modi in Africa.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit of Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya is aimed at shoring up economic ties, firm up maritime security and counter balance China’s growing influence in the resource-rich continent read more

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1.France offers to revive Kaveri jet engines.

NEW DELHI: As the negotiations for 36 Rafale warplanes are yet to be completed, France has offered its assistance to revive the unsuccessful Kaveri gas turbine jet engine project for indigenous Tejas aircraft and a host of other high-end collaborations as a part of the offsets in the Rafale deal. read more

2.Smart police needed for smart cities.

Ages ago when our nomadic forefathers decided to settle down, they had two main objectives in mind — security and comfort. Staying at one place was safer and convenient as compared to roaming around all the time read more

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