Must Read News Articles-October 31st 2019

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Ahead of summit, Indian stand on RCEP unclear

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the RCEP summit in Bangkok on November 4, and Commerce Minister Goyal could also travel there on November 2 for the last RCEP ministerial round before the summit. 

Jammu and Kashmir ceases to be a State

Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh come into existence

Visiting Kashmir: On MEP team visit

The Centre must change the situation in Kashmir, not just the global perception of it

Internationalising the Kashmir issue

After the visit by MPs of the European Union to the Valley, India’s rejection of mediation will seem contradictory

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Farmers hit by sharp decline in pepper prices

Influx of imported pepper from Vietnam via Sri Lanka major cause of fall in prices

‘Nirvik scheme may give fillip to export credit’

The Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) is optimistic that the Nirvik scheme announced by the Union Government recently would give a fillip to export lending and insurance cover for export credit.

WhatsApp sues Israeli company NSO for providing tech to hack WhatsApp users with just 1 video call

WhatsApp says that its probe has indicated that in carrying out hacking of WhatsApp users NSO servers were used.

Free trade over fair trade

Fair trade is often an excuse to raise more protectionist barriers to serve domestic special interest groups

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