09-06-2017

the hindu
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 stand depends on where you sit”, also called ‘Miles’s Law’.  read more

4.Is the Paris Agreement necessary?

Candidate Trump had called climate change a “hoax”. President Trump followed this up with anti-climate policies since assuming office..  read more

5.Are cattle trade rules good in law?

One of the primary questions the Supreme Court will have to settle when it starts hearing the challenge to the government’s new notifications banning the sale and trade of cattle in livestock markets for slaughter and animal sacrifices is whether these rules override the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960..  read more


6.2 state breach 3% fiscal deficit target.

While the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had specifically cautioned seven States not to breach the 3% fiscal deficit target, two States had already breached that threshold, RBI officials told analysts and researchers in a teleconference post the monetary policy review.  read more

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1.Let RBI be

Strong and credible institutions aid a country’s growth. In pursuit of this goal, the law governing Reserve Bank of India was amended last year to introduce a framework to squarely target inflation.  read more

2. India needs open markets to sustain growth: CEA

Chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian on Thursday expressed concern over gro wing protectio nism in global markets and felt that India needs open markets to grow at 8-10%. Citing an example, he said, India witnessed fastest growth during the period when exports were highest.  read more

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1.RBI puts onus on the government.

In line with expectations, the RBI on Wednesday kept policy rates unchanged.  read more

2.GST: Core sector to face challenges

 The Goods and Services Act on core sectors may be challenging to implement, say experts.read more

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