13-June-2016

the hindu
1.Delhi cracks down on private hospital refusing care for poor.

The Delhi government has asked five private hospitals in the city, including Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Max Super Specialty Hospital (Saket) read more

2.On the brink.

As a deepening economic crisis aggravates Venezuela’s severe social and political unrest, it has exposed the fragility of its institutions to deal with the situation. Plagued by long years of populism kept afloat on a sea of oil, the plunging prices read more

3.The race to the 38 th floor.

Recent trends in appointments to top posts of the world have been encouraging for women. In 2014, Michaëlle Jean became the first woman Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie read more

4.Why India should keep eye on Europe.

A pre-consultation paper on Net neutrality is now floating around, with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India seeking comments by June 21 read more

5.Exim Bank’s African credit to boost service export.

The country’s premier export finance institution Exim Bank, which is looking to disburse $10 billion to Africa in the next three years, wants the credit which has a mix of concessional and commercial rates to be used for boosting India’s services exports to that continent read more

6.SEBI to relax REIT, portfolio manager norms to woo investors.

To deepen Indian capital markets, regulator Sebi has lined up wide-ranging relaxations to its norms for REITs while an easier set of compliance rules is in the works for foreign fund managers keen to relocate to India read more

7.The hidden cities of Angkor Wat.

Unprecedented new details of medieval cities hidden under jungle in Cambodia near Angkor Wat have been revealed using lasers, archaeologists said on Sunday, shedding new light on the civilisation behind the world’s largest religious complex read more

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1.Becalmed Seas: Domestic reform will have to be the primary driver of India’s economic growth

Figures over the last fortnight present a mixed picture of India’s economy. We are the fastest growing major economy in the world, but in April industrial output contracted read more

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1.The uncivil war on India’s killer roads.

It was early morning. The driver of a car stopped to change a punctured tyre. Another driver of a passing car halted to help. Minutes later, a private luxury bus rammed both the cars, broke the barriers and plunged into a 20-foot ditch off the road. The death toll: 17. There was machine failure, darkness, human error, rash and reckless driving emboldened by lack of effective policing of speed maniacs read more

2.Past geological events linked to earthquakes.

TORONTO:Ancient geological events may have left deep ‘scars’ that can come to life and play a role in earthquakes,mountain formation and other ongoing processes on our planet, a new study which involved super computer modelling of earth’s crust and upper mantle has found read more

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