Going back to the basics: (The Hindu, Editorial)
It is unconscionable that so many children are still out of school.
Legal steps to guard digital payments: (The Hindu)
Centre to amend law as frauds rise post-demonetisation.
Judges cannot decide on troop deployment: Centre: (The Hindu)
‘That is the exclusive domain of the Central government’.
India and neighbors
Tillerson did not pull any punches with Pak.: (The Hindu)
U.S. Secretary of State told Islamabad to stop support to terror and pushed for the capture of Haqqani, Al-Qaeda and Afghan Taliban leaders.
Echoes at Doklam: (The Hindu, Editorial)
The contours of future boundary talks with Chinaare far from clear.
Science and Tech
Should robots be nationalised?: (The Hindu)
What robotisation can offer to the future of work in India.
Centre to aid offshore e-commerce play: (The Hindu)
Plan to tap potential markets outside the country, including Africa and Southeast Asia.
U.S. makes H-1B visa renewals tougher: (The Hindu)
New rules require a petitioner to re-substantiate his application.
No dilution of India, EU trade pact: (The Hindu)
Even as India and the European Union are yet to finalise a date for re-launching their Free Trade Agreement negotiations stalled since 2013, both sides are not considering a scaled-down version of the pact with a view to somehow expedite the conclusion of the talks by lowering ambition.
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