Must Read News Articles-August 17th 2019

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‘No First Use’ nuclear doctrine is not rigid, says Rajnath Singh

The future of India’s No First Use (NFU) policy on nuclear weapons depended on “circumstances,” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said from the nuclear test site in Pokhran.

U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir: Stop terror to start talks, India tells Pakistan

End of special status to Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter, says Syed Akbaruddin, India’s envoy to the United Nations.

India gets first national essential diagnostics list

India has got its first National Essential Diagnostics List (NEDL) finalised by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) which aims to bridge the current regulatory system’s gap

A considered step that opens up new vistas

The abrogation of Kashmir’s special status is a major move towards ensuring an inclusive India.

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Odisha government nod to set up maritime board

It will administer, control and manage non-major ports, non-nationalised inland waterways

ISRO arm begins search for PSLV makers

NSIL invites expressions of interest from one or more experienced companies to produce launchers

Giving shape to an elusive strategic concept

The post of Chief of Defence Staff will enable more efficiency in defence planning and help civil-military relations.

Making CSR work: On Companies Act amendments

Non-compliance by corporates should be decriminalised and made a civil offence

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