18-June-2016

the hindu
1.Giant African snail’s fast spread alarms Kerala.

The highly invasive and rapidly proliferating Giant African Snails are marching on to more districts of Kerala, the read more

2.Enemies of the States?

Dusk had fallen in Kukrajhore village, tucked deep in the Bankura district of West Bengal. The day would have ended like any other for Hanuman Mondal and Ashis Mondal returning read more

3.Centre mulls interest subsidies to boost exports.

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Centre was looking into reasons for decline in merchandise exports since December 2014 and plans to ‘arrest the fall’ by extending interest subsidy and other incentives. read more

4.NRI can now apply online for National Pension Scheme.

The Centre on Friday announced that non-resident Indians (NRIs) can now open National Pension Scheme (NPS) accounts online. read more

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1.Water level in reservoirs dip as monsoon remains sluggish.

NEW DELHI: The slow progress of the monsoon has meant water storage in 91 major reservoirs has dipped further and overall availability stands at just 15% of capacity. This has not only hit initial kharif sowing but also availability of drinking water read more

2.In uneven price rise among states,Andhra Pradesh records the highest retail inflation.

Rise among states,Andhra Pradesh records the highest retail inflation.read more

3.World without Leaders.

The major powers, who must uphold global order, are beset by internal and external change, and none of them is capable of leading. We are assailed by challenges that have left the world without leadership and without effective institutions. Should we be exuberant in such a world? read more

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1. One Exam Gateway to all colleges.

NEW DELHI: If crucial recommendations submitted to the government are accepted, the annual board exam dreaded by every student would be replaced by an on-demand exam that the pupil can take whenever he or she is ready. read more

2. India’s first women fighter pilots poised to make history today.

HYDERABAD: Flying cadets Bhawana Kanth, Avani Chaturvedi and Mohana Singh are all set to make history on Saturday: they will be commissioned as the first women fighter pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) read more

3. Plight of Farmers worse than Imagined.

A person is considered poor if he has to spend most of his income on food and other essential items. If this is considered the yardstick, a majority of Indian farmers are poor read more

4.A Journey back in time to Goenka’s Days.

Ramnath Goenka was not the founder of the Indian Express. But he was overwhelmingly the Father of Express read more

5.Setting up new NBFCs now easier.

MUMBAI: THE Reserve Bank of India has simplified the process of registration for new NBFCS by downsizing the application form and the checklist of documents from the existing 45 to about eight. read more

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