Must Read News Articles-August 27th 2019

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PM rejects scope for third party mediation in Kashmir

Trump: Discussed issue with Modi — India, Pakistan can resolve it on their own

Plea in Supreme Court seeks online RTI portals in States

The Supreme Court asked the Centre and 25 States to respond to a writ petition for a direction to establish Right to Information (RTI) web portals across all States

G7 Summit: signs of hope as Donald Trump says U.S.-China trade talks are on

There were signs of a thaw in trade-war tensions between China and the U.S

Time to strike the gavel

The judiciary needs to dispel the perception that its standing as the guardian of constitutional rights is faltering

Talking trade with the EU

Why it is important for India to hasten talks with the EU on a free trade agreement

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RBI showers ₹1.76 lakh crore bonanza on government

This follows the RBI board accepting the recommendation of a high-level panel headed by its former Governor Bimal Jalan.

Chandrayaan-2 scans Mitra crater

Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter or mother spacecraft has zeroed in on a crater on the moon named after 20th century’s acclaimed radio physicist Sisir Kumar Mitra.

G7 Summit: PM Modi highlights India’s efforts towards eliminating single use plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 26 highlighted India’s large scale efforts towards eliminating single use plastic, conserving water, harnessing solar energy and protecting flora and fauna for a sustainable future

Imports from U.S. to grow, trade Ministers to meet soon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed U.S. President Donald Trump that India planned to further step up imports, including of oil, from the U.S.

Giving wings to better air connectivity

A cooperative federalism framework can provide the required impetus to the civil aviation sector

Earth’s burning lungs: On Amazon’s rainforest fire

Brazil’s attitude to the destruction of large areas of the Amazon rainforest is worrying

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