24-04-2017

the hindu
1.Step up spending on infra,PM tells States.

Stating that the vision of ‘New India’ could only be realised if all States work together, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged them to speed up capital expenditure and infrastructure creation  read more

2.SC bats for the rights of Internet users.

Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra recently described the Internet as a “world which is invisible.”. read more

3.Tale of two sections.

The Supreme Court has intervened to spare cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni the ordeal of facing a criminal trial for allegedly insulting the Hindu religion by being featured in the likeness of a deity on the cover of a business magazine.  read more

4.At war with itself.

The attack on a military base in Afghanistan on Friday, in which at least 140 people, mostly unarmed soldiers, died, speaks volumes about the state of security in the war-ravaged country.  read more

5.The line between fiction and fact.

North-east Germany is home to a number of neo-Nazi groups. They are small in number, yet their views on the purity of the Aryan race are straight out of 1930s Germany.  read more

6.Delay in quota reforms to erode IMF’s credibility,says Jaitley.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of International Monetary Fund (IMF) quota reforms and said any further delay would erode the legitimacy and credibility of the multi-lateral organisation..  read more

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1. Take steps to double farmers' income by 2022: Niti to states.

The Niti Aayog on Sunday urged states to take steps, ranging from creating farmer friendly agriculture market to land leasing reforms, needed for doubling farmers’ income by 2022 -the 75th anniversary of India’s independence,   read more

2. Govt to set up unified fin regulator for GIFT

For the first time, the government is likely to experiment with a single regulator for the financial sector, although the trial will be confined to the GIFT City in Gujarat, the international financial centre.  read more

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1.Indian economy to touch $7.25 trillion : NITI Aayog.

Niti Aayog on Sunday painted a rosy future for India saying the GDP is poised to grow at eight per cent over the next 15 years and that the size of the country’s economy would be around Rs 470 lakh crore ($7.25 trillion) by 2030 – a three-fold jump from $2.11 trillion in 2015-16.  read more

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