Must Read News Articles – July 20


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Indian Economy. Planning, Growth and Employment

Buffalo meat exports fall 4.35% in April-May:

Centre has been trying to ban cattle sale for slaughter.

Ministry, NITI Aayog moot privatisation of select services in district hospitals:

As a part of a radical ‘privatisation project’, the Health Ministry and the NITI Aayog have developed a framework to let private hospitals run select services within district hospitals, on a 30-year lease.

‘Banks may need to forgo Rs. 2.4 lakh crore’:

60% haircut needed to settle 50 large stressed assets with Rs. 4 lakh cr. debt.

Who cares about monetary policy?: (Live Mint, Editorial)

If monetary policy does not provide relief in terms of a rate cut for some reason, fiscal discipline will have to be given up.

Cropping pattern, Agriculture,

  • e-technology Think beyond loan waivers: (The Hindu, Editorial)

    Strengthening the repayment capacity of farmers by improving and stabilising their income is the only way to keep them out of distress.

    Prelims Related News

    India hit by 34 ransomware attacks:

    CERT-In has advised remedial steps to contain damage.

    World’s first child hand transplant a success:

    The first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant is now able to write, feed and dress himself.

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