8-June-2016

the hindu
1.India, U.S to ratify Paris deal by 2017.

India and the U.S agreed to initiate domestic processes to ratify the Paris read more

2.India to join missile treaty club.

India came closer to the first of four nuclear regimes it is trying to gain entry into, with countries belonging to the 34-member Missile Technology Control Regime read more

3.Modi's West Asian odyssey.

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew out from Doha on June 5, he brought to an end an unprecedented Indian engagement with the countries of the Gulf read more

4.A cautionary note .

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has opted for caution, citing the uncertainty surrounding the future trajectory of inflation and signs of an upside read more

5.India-Japan n-deal stuck on technical details.

The India-Japan civil nuclear agreement is likely to have a long waiting period, probably more than a year, before it fructifies  read more

6.Centre plans alternative to Bt cotton.

The Union government is working to develop a suite of Bt cotton genes that can be integrated into traditional varieties and be made available to  read more

7.LISA pathfinder results boost plans for future detectors

A proposed milestone mission in the study of gravitational waves — LISA, the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna project read more

8.Reservation in Higher education works as intended:Study.

A pioneering study published in the American Economic Review dismisses the commonly held belief that reservation policy harms the intended beneficiaries by  read more

9.Central bank holds repo rate,stay accomodative.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan cited the April retail inflation “surprise” as the key factor that prompted the central bank to leave interest rates unchanged on Tuesday  read more

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1.India now has access to global missile tech,closer to NSG seat.

The United States and India on Tuesday sent out a clear signal to China in course of talks between President Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi: No one country should dominate the Asia-Pacific region, and Beijing will have to live with the presence of the United States, India, and their allies and friends in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean region, read more

2.India,US, Japan gear up for joint navy drill.

As PM Narendra Modi met US President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington on Tuesday, frontline Indian and American warships were steaming towards Japan over 12,000km away. On Friday, along with Japanese warships, they will kick off a major naval exercise that has already riled China. read more

3..Transform, Don't Tinker.

It was a made for television moment, waiting to happen for years.When an enterprising TV journalist last week cruelly exposed two “toppers“ of the Bihar Class XII board exams by asking them basic questions, to which they gave embarrassingly clueless answers, no one should have been surprised. For all the precursors necessary to lead up to this pathetic situation have been on full display for years read more

4.RBI to push bank to pass earlier cuts.

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, who kept interest rates on hold on Tuesday , has said that the central bank will tweak the rules to calculate the new lending benchmark (marginal cost of lending rates or MCLR) to push banks to pass on earlier rate cuts read more

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1.Missile tech door open,next stop NSG.

In talks with Modi,  Obama backs India’s NSG membership bid as key anti-protection group opens doors;US read more

2.China insists on consensus within NSG to admit India

BEJING: China on Tuesday kept mum on whether India’s inclusion read more

3.Raghuram Rajan sticks to his Guns.

The RBI Governor has held his ground.If there was pressure -convert and overt-to cut rates and give a boost to growth, Raghuram Rajan has made it read more

4.Now's the time for more reform.

The RBI Governor has held his ground.If there was pressure -convert and overt-to cut rates and give a boost to growth, Raghuram Rajan has made it read more

3.Raghuram Rajan sticks to his Guns.

The RBI Governor has held his ground.If there was pressure -convert and overt-to cut rates and give a boost to growth, Raghuram Rajan has made it read more

3.Raghuram Rajan sticks to his Guns.

The RBI Governor has held his ground.If there was pressure -convert and overt-to cut rates and give a boost to growth, Raghuram Rajan has made it read more

4.Now's the time for more reform.

Retailing in India has been on an upswing in recent years due to a slew of initiative by successive governments.A new global retail development index by a reputed global consultancy. read more

5.RBI finds no room to ease policy rates now.

In line with expectations,Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram govind rajan on Tuesday left key policy rates unchanged,but flagged concerns over risks of higher inflation. read more

6.India to submit proposal on trade facilitation pact for services.

INDIA will soon present a proposal for trade facilitation agreement (TFA) on services,which has been sought by the Director General of World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo. read more

7.Scientists unlock DNA that can repair itself.

London: Scientists have unlocked a crucial part of the mystery as to how our DNA can replicate and repair itself ,something which is essential for all life forms.read more

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