News Update : 08th Feb. 2016

News Update : 08th day of Feb. 2016

News update covers the essential news articles from various newspapers segregated according to various subjects falling under the realm of civil services preparations.

The aspirants are advised to make their own notes for future reference (Point wise)

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Economy”]

  1. Plan to scrap income tax gets high-level hearing
  2. Picture this
  3. Harbinger of change in global trade
  4. Fertiliser Industry is best candidate for direct benefit transfer

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Polity and Governance”]

  1. A Start-up Warning
  2. A right to love
  3. Paid for no work?

[accordion_content accordion_label=”International Relations & Security”]

  1. Indian Ocean region a policy priority: Modi
  2. U.S. on North Korea satellite launch: Commitment to Pacific allies ironclad
  3. Palestine’s deepening occupation
  4. The ‘lost opportunity’ in Pathankot
  5. “Pakistan’s intelligence is the key manager of jihadi forces”

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Science & Technology”]

  1. With Zika, Indian firm scales up trials for ‘GM mosquitoes’
  2. Nuclear ambiguities
  3. IT firms upskill staff in new technology age

[accordion_content accordion_label=”General Reading”]

  1. Schooling without learning
  2. India flags API issue to U.S. govt.
  3. The invisible drought
  4. A common cause in personal laws and gender rights
  5. The true measure of inequality
  6. Taking pride in prejudice
  7. The villain in the picture
  8. Army’s unseen enemy in Siachen
  9. Tourism back on track in Kashmir


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