Must Read News Articles – June 18, 2018

Mains Test Series


GS 2

PM renews call for debate on simultaneous polls

AT NITI Aayog meet, Modi favours a uniform voter list

With liquor out, Bihar splurges on saris

Prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food

GS 3

Ennore port expansion gets green nod

In a contentious move, an expert appraisal committee (EAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has recommended granting of Environmental Clearance and CRZ clearance for the Phase-III expansion of the Kamarajar Port Ltd (KPL) in Ennore.

Battle ready: Dhanush artillery gun clears final trials

The indigenously upgraded artillery gun Dhanush has successfully completed final user trials and is ready for induction into the Army. Dhanush is an upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India in the mid-1980s.

Parched or polluted

Urgent reforms are needed to deal with the acute water stress in most of India

Shujaat Bukhari, a warrior for peace

Shujaat Bukhari was a man of great discipline and clear sight when it came to the interests of Kashmiris

New health scheme flawed: IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded a review of the Centre’s ambitious National Health Protection Scheme, saying it has “conceptual deficits and operational flaws”.

MCLR, base rate merger proves elusive

RBI yet to mandate banks to allow customers to migrate to lower rate regime, despite promise

‘New auto policy may be finalised in three months’

The new National Auto Policy, which may seek emission-linked taxation on automobiles and a technology- agnostic green mobility roadmap, is likely to be finalised in the next three months, according to official sources.

Unravelling the fine print of the ‘new’ IBC

Key feature of IBC amendment ordinance

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