Must Read News Articles-September 7th 2019

GS-1

‘Indus Valley settlers had a distinct genetic lineage’

Genome shows no Steppe pastoralist or Iranian farmer link.

GS-2

Bear hug: On India strengthening relations with Russia

India’s push to ‘Act Far East’ strengthens relations with traditional ally Russia

Empowering primary care practitioners

It is important to reclaim health care from ivory tower structures called ‘hospitals’ and incentivise general practitioners

UAPA amendment: respond to pleas, apex court tells govt

Petitions say Act confers govt with ‘discretionary, unfettered and unbound powers’ to categorise a person as a terrorist

India, South Korea seal logistics pact

India and South Korea concluded a military logistics agreement during the ongoing visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to Seoul.

NCPCR to visit 117 aspirational districts

The apex body for child rights, NCPCR, is visiting 117 Aspirational Districts to hold public meetings on complaints affecting children pertaining to education, health and nutrition as well as lack of infrastructure.

GS-3

Wheels of misfortune: On crisis in automobile industry

The automobile industry is in the grip of an unprecedented crisis. The downturn in the economy has led to a dip in production and huge job losses across the country

Prepare plan for protection of the Great Indian Bustard: NGT

Noting the high mortality rate of the Great Indian Bustard, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to prepare a time-bound action plan within two months for protection of the birds.

FinMin to monitor PSUs’ investments

In a bid to boost demand in the economy by spurring public sector investment, the Finance Ministry held a meeting with the heads of public sector firms and decided to set up a dashboard to constantly monitor the investments made by Ministries and PSUs.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Free IAS Preparation by Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to the blog followed by several Rankholders and ensure success in IAS.