Must Read News Articles – November 28th, 2018


Lessons from a tragedy

The indigenous communities and settlers in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands must be equal stakeholders in a common future

A prescription for the future

While using cutting-edge technology, we need to find ways to continuously lower the cost of healthcare

Ukraine declares martial law

Emergency measures to be in place in border areas for 30 days; move comes after incident near Crimea

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RBI Governor stresses need for autonomy of central bank

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel batted for autonomy of the institution in strong terms in his deposition before the Parliamentary Panel on Finance on Tuesday.

ISRO’s imaging satellite HysIS is all set for Thursday launch

HysIS, the country’s first hyperspectral imaging satellite for advanced Earth observation, is slated for launch on Thursday from Sriharikota. About 30 small satellites of foreign customers will be its co-passengers on the PSLV launcher, numbered C-43, the Indian Space Research Organisation has announced.

Trail of destruction

The extent of damage caused by Cyclone Gaja is much worse than what was believed earlier

NPAs on downhill path since March peak, says RBI

Both gross and net non-performing assets (NPAs) of scheduled commercial banks have reduced in the two quarters ending September 30, 2018 since their peak in March 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Tuesday.

NASA’s InSight lands on Mars

A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300 million-mile (482 million-kilometre) journey and a perilous, six-minute descent through the rose-hued atmosphere.

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