News Update : 19th Feb. 2016

News Update : 19th 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. CCI orders probe against Monsanto joint venture
  2. India must try to profit from ‘Industry 4.0’
  3. Not just bad debts

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Polity and Governance”]

  1. Supreme Court vacates status quo in Arunachal
  2. Cabinet approval for trade facilitation pact ratification

[accordion_content accordion_label=”International Relations & Security”]

  1. Belgium keen on joining ‘Clean Ganga’ drive
  2. ‘Strengthen peacekeeping under U.N. to counter new threats’
  3. Ministry moots National Social Security Authority
  4. Turkey’s Syria Challenge
  5. India’s failed diplomacy at the WTO

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Science & Technology”]

  1. ‘WhatsApp came in handy during Hudhud relief work’
  2. Iphone access: tech companies bat for privacy
  3. Five new ‘hot Jupiters’ discovered
  4. LED bulb could connect you to Internet
  5. Pilot testing of bedaquiline drug on TB patients to start soon
  6. Microsoft testing Skype integration with Aadhaar
  7. Now, a novel propeller for Mars expeditions

[accordion_content accordion_label=”General Reading”]

  1. Gay rights are human rights
  2. Make in India and renewable energy
  3. Neanderthals, humans interbred earlier than thought
  4. 2,000 turtle eggs find their way to hatcheries
  5. Creating space for tigers a long-drawn-out process


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