Must Read News Articles-September 20th 2019

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Keeladi findings traceable to 6th century BCE: report

Carbon dating suggests that the cultural deposits may be 300 years older than believed

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India unlikely to meet ‘Poshan Abhiyaan’ targets, finds study

The study points out that India will miss its target for stunting levels of 25% by 9.6%; underweight target of 22.7% by 4.8%.

No scope for third party role in Kashmir, says India

On eve of Modi’s U.S. visit, Foreign Secretary says this was made clear during PM’s meeting with Trump

‘Howdy Modi’ may reveal mini deaL

Industry insiders said any trade agreement at this point will be welcomed in both Washington and New Delhi

UNICEF warns of emerging threats that young people face

Organisation’s executive director Henrietta Fore in open letter outlines eight growing challenges for the world’s children

Smoke of the vaper: On e-cigarettes ban

The ban on e-cigarettes will require rigorous implementation to be effective

Can Hindi unite India?

Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s statement last week that Hindi can unite the country once again evoked sharp disapproval from political parties, especially in south India

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In liquidity push, PSBs plan ‘loan melas’ in 400 districts

Nirmala Sitharaman said the idea is to ensure maximum credit disbursal during the festive season.

Catch a cold and help scientist make new vaccines

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is close to finalising three projects worth ₹135 crore, involving Indian and European scientists, to develop new influenza vaccines.

Over the hills and far, far away

Integration of the mountains with the mainstream is unlikely under a unitary dispensation that promises a ‘green bonus’

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