Must Read News Articles – June 20th, 2019

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UP site expected to get national importance tag

Sadikpur Sinauli in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district could be declared a site of national importance soon.

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State department reiterates Trump’s ‘fair and reciprocal trade’ message for India

The State Department has reacted to India’s announcement of retaliatory tariffs on certain U.S. imports, reiterating U.S. President Donald Trump’s message of reciprocal trade and the strength of U.S.-India ties.

Panel will study the ‘1 nation, 1 poll’ issue

A committee will be formed by the Narendra Modi-led government to prepare a road map for “One nation, one election.

Game of Chicken in the Gulf

The author discusses why an Iran-U.S. conflict looks like a realistic possibility

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PM’s panel rejects former CEA’s paper on GDP growth

The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) has released a detailed note enumerating its objections to former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian’s paper on India’s GDP growth.

India has highest data usage: Report

India has the highest average data usage per smartphone, reaching 9.8 GB per month at the end of 2018, according to a new study by Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson.

What a $5 trillion economy would look like

At the recent meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the target of a $5 trillion economy for India by 2024.

The forgotten funds

It is imperative for the government to utilise cess proceeds and publish an annual account of how they have been spent

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