Must Read News Articles – June 3rd, 2019


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Centre in damage control mode over anti-Hindi protests

The draft National Education Policy’s recommendation regarding the three-language formula and mandatory Hindi teaching in schools, has raised concerns across the political spectrum in Tamil Nadu.

Telangana gets Hyderabad buildings in possession of Andhra Pradesh

Government buildings and bungalows in Hyderabad that are in the custody of Andhra Pradesh were allotted to Telangana. There are several buildings and bungalows in Hyderabad, including some in the Secretariat, which were transferred to Andhra Pradesh as per State Reorganisation Act.

U.S. visa process needs social media profiles now

In a significant move to increase surveillance of those seeking to enter the United States, the country will require most individuals applying for visas to provide details of their social media handles going back five years.

China defends Tiananmen crackdown

China has defended a bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 30 years ago as the “correct policy”. On June 4th 1989, Chinese tanks moved into the area and soldiers opened fire killing demonstrators as well as onlookers in and around Tiananmen Square.

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Heat wave to continue for a couple of days: IMD

The IMD has said that severe heat wave conditions will continue in many parts over the next couple of days, especially in Rajasthan and several parts of north and central India.

Singapore transport has an electric future with a hybrid twist

Singapore has planned to the roll-out of driverless, fully autonomous buses in partnership with Volvo Buses.

Coffee Board takes tech route to help growers boost yield

The Coffee Board has decided to provide technology based solutions to help coffee growers increase yield and address other challenges.

Immunotherapy boosts survival chances for lung cancer patients

According to the results of a clinical trial cited by researchers, an immunotherapy treatment helped significantly boost survival rates among patients suffering from advanced lung cancer



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