22-June-2016

the hindu
1.’Made in India’ F-16 on radar, thanks to FDI.

American military manufacturer Lockheed Martin could soon be producing F-16 fighters in an assembly line based in India, taking advantage of the new liberalised FDI conditions announced by the government on Monday  read more

2.Door is open for discussions: China on India’s NSG entry.

China on Tuesday said the “door is always open for discussions” on NSG memberships, subtly shifting from its earlier stand that India’s membership was not on the agenda for the nuclear group’s plenary in Seoul this week. read more

3.Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s role.

The recent elections to the Rajya Sabha to fill 57 vacant seats became notorious for alleged poaching by political parties among the ranks of their counterparts with charges of corruption blaring out loud against one another.read more

4.Opening our skies.

With the latest round of reforms in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy, the Centre has boasted that most sectors would now be eligible for automatic  read more

5.Banking revival must be a priority.

The Modi government’s attempts to accelerate growth and realise the promise ofachche din face two formidable obstacles today  read more

6.The mat goes mainstream.

If India were to look for a new symbol that would be a representative of what the country stands for today, after Tuesday’s great show, it is highly likely that the many-splendoured thing, furled and unfurled with much flourish across the world — the yoga mat — would be a serious contender read more

7.Aadhaar to be linked with caste certificate.

All State governments have been asked to link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates to be issued to school students, as part of a first-of-its-kind initiative by the Centre read more

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1.Stays on proceedings delay cases by upto 6.5years: Study.

Stays on proceedings ordered by high courts and the SC delay trial by up to 6.5 years, according to a study by the law ministry . Significantly , the average life of a case is 10-15 years. read more

2.Open Sesame India.

NDA’s decision to open up more space for foreign direct investment is timely and will benefit the economy . More importantly, as opportunities increase for foreign capital it will translate into jobs for young Indians. For India to realise the full potential of these policy changes, state governments have to play a complementary role. An encouraging environment for investments needs all levels of government to reduce the hassles which accompany creation of new businesses or expansion of existing ones. On this count, portents are promising as more and more states have become conscious of the need to scrap needless regulations read more

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1.The many ailments of medicine.

“Unless we put medical freedom into our constitution a day will come when medicine will organise itself into an undercover dictatorship read more

2.FDI Policy change welcome but still more to do.

The announcement of wide-ranging changes in the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime will dispel doubts over the government’s intent to usher in widespread reforms read more

3.Gas pipeline network hit by uncertain KG supply.

The announcement of wide-ranging changes in the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime will dispel doubts over the government’s intent to usher in widespread reforms read more

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