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4-June-2016

4-June-2016

the hindu
1.Unearthing an advanced and vibrant civilisation at Keezhadi.

Second phase of excavation throws up evidence of a huge urban settlement, a rarity in the State read more

2.Drawing Kabul into a closer embrace.

Modi inaugurates a dam built with Indian aid in Herat provinceread more

3.Taking the ordnance route.

The Pulgaon explosion puts focus on the serious gaps in the modernisation process of the Army’s ammunition depots.

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4.India seeks help of friends for NSG entry.

China’s plan to block India is a serious threat, say expert.

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5.After Chabahar, India eyes port in Bangladesh.

After bagging the strategically important Chabahar Port in Iran, the government is looking eastwards and is in discussions with Bangladesh to develop a similar facility in Paira.

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6.WTO welcomes TFA proposal:Sitharaman.

World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo has welcomed India’s proposal for a Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Services, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said..

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7.States have more share of Centre's tax revenue.

The 14th Finance Commission’s recommendation to devolve a larger share of tax revenue to the states has helped reverse the previous government’s tendency to recentralise public spending, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said.

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tio
1.India woos the world for NSG membership.
With India submitting its formal application for NSG membership, the stage has been set for some intense diplomacy as Indian negotiators prepare to counter expected read more
2.Modi in America.

Strategic convergence alone will not deflect scrutiny on treatment of NGOs and minorities  read more

3.Zika may be transmitted by oral sex too.

Docs Report Case Where An Infected French Man Transmitted Virus To His Partner  read more

4.This bionic leaf turns sunlight into liquid fuel.

Scientists have developed a bionic leaf that uses solar energy to split water molecules and hydrogeneating bacteria to produce liquid fuels, that surpasses the efficiency of photosynthesis seen in fastest growing plants.  read more

5.India ranks 70th on 'Good Country' index,sweden first.

Sweden has been voted as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity while India figured low at 70th position on a list of 163 nations.  read more

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1.The Other side of the growth story.

We were told early this week that India’s GDP has grown by close to 8 per cent and that ours is now a $2 trillion economy.  read more

2.OPEC still proving to be a big player in global oil economy.

Experts Say OPEC, although no longer in its heyday, is stilla force to be reckoned with, as it is survived lots of conflicts and wars, and proven its resillience.read more

3.Alternative to Dialysis.

Wearable device to alow patients to be mobile, untethered.read more

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