Must Read News Articles-July 19th 2019

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Aadhaar can take you places, but not to Nepal

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has held that Aadhaar cannot be construed as “any other ID issued by the Government of India” for travel to the country.

Child labour in film, TV comes under scanner

The Union Labour and Employment Ministry has expressed concern over violations of child labour rules in film and television

Does the anti-defection law serve any purpose?

In the backdrop of the Karnataka MLA crisis, the article discusses about the anti-defection law

OIC’s curious record on Xinjiang

OIC has made repeated references to Kashmir, it has been ambivalent about China’s treatment of Uighurs

The threat of Ebola

After holding itself back on three occasions, the World Health Organization has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

India must back Taliban talks, says German special envoy on Afghanistan

Urging the government to publicly express support for the ongoing peace process with the Taliban, the German special envoy on Afghanistan has said that the international community would like to see a larger regional role for India in the ongoing conflict and its resolution

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Ethanol biorefinery to come up in Vidarbha

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will set up Maharashtra’s first ever ethanol biorefienry in Vidarbha’s Bhandara district.

Inappropriate template for a legitimate target

The author advocates that the recently-released Economic Survey either glosses over or ignores many acute challenges faced by the Indian economy

SEBI opposes Centre’s proposal to transfer surplus money to CFI

The government’s proposal to transfer surplus money with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to the Consolidated Fund of India (CFI) has been opposed by SEBI

7,000 species added to IUCN ‘Red List’

7000 species has been added to the IUCN Red List

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