Must Read News Articles-July 3rd 2019

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U.P. move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list ‘unconstitutional’: Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment has said that the Uttar Pradesh government’s move to relist 17 OBCs (Other Backward Classes)in the Schedule Caste list is unconstitutional and it is a transgression of Parliament’s jurisdiction

Hong Kong protests undermine rule of law, social order : China

China condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an “undisguised challenge” to the formula under which the city is ruled.

US brands balochistan Liberation Army terrorist group

The U.S. designated militants fighting Pakistani rule in Balochistan as terrorists after it carried out deadly attacks targeting Chinese interests.

Senate Bill grants India NATO ally-like status

The U.S. Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America’s NATO allies and countries such as Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation

Bangladesh seeks to synergies ties with India

Bangladesh said the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wishes to continue cooperation with the re-elected Narendra Modi

Teachers and quotas

The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019, passed by the Lok Sabha, replaces an ordinance promulgated in March. Its main object is to restore the system of treating an institution or a university as a single unit to apply the reservation roster.

Trump in North Korea

The U.S. President appears committed to diplomacy in dealing with North Korean issue.

Healthcare’s primary problem

The deaths of 154 children in Bihar due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has laid bare the precarious capacity of the State’s healthcare apparatus to handle outbreaks. It is imperative to promote community-based care rather than relying only on hospital services

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Kondapochamma work nearing completion

As the construction of Kondapochamma reservoir is nearing completion, officials are now focusing on digging connecting canals that would supply water to the fields.

Mekedatu to claim 52.5 sq Km of forest

Nearly 52.5 sq. km of land, or an area larger than Bagalkot town, will be submerged or built over for the contentious Mekedatu balancing reservoir and drinking water project.

Centre ratifies convention to curb company profit sharing

The government announced that it had ratified the international agreement to curb base erosion and profits shifting (BEPS), a bid to stop companies from moving their profits out of the country and depriving the government of tax revenue.

High trading cost impact liquidity of Indian equities

With the Union Budget just a couple of days away, a recent study has shown that the turnover ratio of the Indian stock market has fallen significantly in the last 10 years.

Not by wishful thinking

In early June, at a NITI Aayog meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a clear and bold economic target — to grow India into a $5 trillion economy by 2024. A $5 trillion Indian economy may be attainable if domestic saving and investment are stepped up

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