GS 2 ‘Access to Aadhaar database will help solve cases faster’ National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar on Thursday requested the government to provide limited access to the Aadhaar database, which would help the investigating agencies in conducting a probe into inter-State criminals more effectively with the help of fingerprints. Wave of lynchings Local authorities must show good faith, and facilitate policing to deal with mob violence Should Delhi be given statehood? A Bill that is causing worry Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will not be tabled in Parliament in the monsoon session, and that the Joint Parliamentary Committee examining it will be holding wider consultations. GS 3 World’s hungry population on the rise again, says UN report Conflicts, climate change are main hurdles in meeting development goals How the world explains football The game’s potential was seen at Tehran’s Azadi stadium this week as the local council finally let women into the stands Dangerous spiral The global trade war is hotting up as major economies continue to impose tariffs on each other. SEBI eases norms for share buy-backs, IPOs As part of its attempts to rationalise stock market regulations, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has amended the rules related to public issues, takeovers and buy-backs based on feedback received from various market participants.