2-June-2016

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1.The challenge of sustaining growth.

The latest GDP growth data released by the Central Statistics Office show that India’s economy expanded by 7.9 per cent in the three months ended March read more

2.The Promise of open arms.

Germany’s economy needs immigrants to counter an ageing demographic. read more

3.Bit of a bumpy ride.

A bilateral investment treaty between India and the U.S. looks difficult in the present circumstances unless either of the two sides blinks  read more

4.Proposal to hire private sector talent in PSU wins approval.

The chairperson and members of PESB should hold office for three years read more

5.India Post's payment bank gets cabinet nod.

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of India Post’s  read more

6.India,EU aim to break FTA impasse.

The talks have been deadlocked since 2013  read more

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1.No plan to tax agricultural income:Govt

New Delhi: Amid predictions of good monsoon rainfall, Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said the country  read more

2.NHRC a toothless tiger:Justice Dattu.

New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman Justice H L Dattu on Wednesday said the rights watchdog needed some teeth to enforce its orders on remedial measures in cases relating to violations.  read more

3.In Bastar,it looks as if the failed Salwa Judum idea is being given a fresh lease of life.

The security establishment never tires of claiming that human rights activists are partisan, and only blame the state.  read more

4.World's longest,deepest rail tunnel opens in Swirzerland.

GENEVA: The world’s longest tunnel officially opened on Wednesday, with the trailblazing rail passage under the Swiss Alps aiming to ease transit through the heart of Europe  read more

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1.Seven (bad)habits of bureaucracy.

New governments are in power in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Puducherry and Assam. These are occasions marked by hope.  read more

2.India Post gets Cabinet nod for 650 PB branches.

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to set up India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), as a public limited company with 100% government equity under the Department of Posts, at a total cost of Rs 800 crore, including  Rs 400 crore as equity with a grant of `400 crore as recommeded by the Public Investment Board (PIB). read more

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