23-02-2017

the hindu
1.The Hiroshima touchstone

The centre of gravity of today’s nuclear world is shifting to the Asia-Pacific. The number of nuclear players has grown, and asymmetry in doctrines and arsenals makes the search for security more elusive  read more

2.Were Standard operation procedures violated?

As the Army begins investigation into the deadly fire at its most important ammunition depot, questions are yet again swirling over the management of ammunition by the military. read more

3.GDP growth accelerates to 7.9%.

Full-year growth at 7.6 % will maintain India’s position as the fastest-growing major economy.  read more

4.Don't make binding concession for APEC.

India’s interest in becoming an APEC member is likely to come up for discussion between MEA officials and their American counterparts during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the U.S. this month.  read more

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1.'Brexit will not help check terrorism'

As the UK goes to vote on June 23 to decide whether the country should be part of the European Union or not, read more

2.Seeking synergy,Not Ideology.

Civil society is a global phenomenon. It is widely known as an influential ‘third sector’, after the government and business/ industry.  read more

3.Extreme climate increasing level of toxin in crops:study.

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops such as wheat and maize are generating more potential toxins as a reaction to protect themselves from extreme weather.  read more

4.Eco grows fastest in 5 years at 7.6%

India Outperforms China, Other Major Economies | Q4 Growth At 7.9%  read more

5.Govt keeps fisc deficit tad lower than target.

The government managed to rein in fiscal deficit marginally below the revised estimate for 2015-16, despite mopping lower than budgeted taxes  read more

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1.$2tn Mount scale,Indian economy at its biggest.

Workers assemble cars inside the Hyundai Motor India Ltd. plant at Kancheepuram district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.  read more

2.SEBI's Swachh Campaign

Capital markets watchdog Sebi’s move to delist nearly 4,200 inactive firms underscores the urgent need for a spring cleaning exercise in the Indian equities market. read more

3.Viklang or Divyang:What is in a Name?

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has decided to abandon Viklang (deficient body) and replace it with Divyang (divine body).read more

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