27-June-2016

the hindu
1.India among top 3 region in corruption-linked fraud.

An overwhelming 80 per cent of companies polled in India said they had been victims of fraud in 2015-16, up from 69 per cent in 2013-14, according to a survey report. read more

2.Local self government needs fresh start: economist.

The new government should make a major intervention and go in for several corrective measures if it wished to redeem the State’s internationally acclaimed experiment in democratic decentralisation from the groove in which it remains stuck now, said economist M.A. Oommen. read more

3.1000year old inscription on Kapalikas found.

Kannada university professor finds rare evidence on presence of the cult in Karnataka’s Raichur. read more

4.Crafting the joyless university

A public audit of the UGC’s functioning is required before it can do further damage to higher education.  read more

5.Caution on the coastline.

Environmental disasters highlight the efficacy of good rules and regulations in minimising harm to people, and loss of economic assets.  read more

6.The writing on the great wall.

India is better served fashioning an appropriate strategy for the changing global order, rather than single-mindedly pursuing NSG membership.read more

6.The writing on the great wall.

India is better served fashioning an appropriate strategy for the changing global order, rather than single-mindedly pursuing NSG membership.read more

7.Reality check on India-U.S.ties

Even if the McCain bill had passed, it would not have had a profound impact on the relationship.read more

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1.The Real Seoul Story

What happened at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) plenary in Seoul? Much misinformation (even disinformation) is floating around New Delhi and for three reasons.read more

2.Great China Wall.

By openly opposing India’s application to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), China has shown its hand. As India sheds shibboleths of the past, read more

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1.In a first,Railways to test ‘third eye’ to check death,mishaps on tracks

Indian Railways is getting a third eye to check death and destruction on its tracks.  read more

2.Now India get access to 99% of US defence tech.

India will get access to almost 99 per cent of latest US defence technologies after it being recognised as a ‘Major Defence Partner, read more

3.Brexit: Why bets are off on globalisation.

In 1992, Bill Clinton famously said “It is the economy, stupid.” The clever coinage of James Carville came to stay as one of politics’ much-abused aphorisms.read more

4.Food inflation hurting the quality of life

We NEED income to maintain our quality of life.read more

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