News Update : 12th May 2016

News Update : 12th day of May 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)

Below are the topic wise important News for Today

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Economy”]

  1. Closing the tax bolthole
  2. Taxing times for the nation
  3. It is disinvestment, not privatisation
  4. Govt. to define ‘new employees’ for EPS
  5. Dual freight policy for iron ore goes
  6. New Mauritius treaty signals end of shopping for tax havens
  7. No small change
  8. Mauritius tax treaty

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Polity & Governance”]

  1. SC pulls up Centre, States for failing to tackle drought
  2. SC quashes TRAI’s call drop rules
  3. Domestic violence Act misused
  4. A tale of two judgments
  5. The cannabis dilemma

[accordion_content accordion_label=”International Relations & Security”]

  1. A bridgehead to service Silk Road
  2. China, India and what a new ‘red telephone’ would mean for the world

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Science & Technology”]

  1. After 33 years in service, Sea Harriers fly into history
  2. Virtual heart tool to predict sudden cardiac death risk

[accordion_content accordion_label=”General Reading”]

  1. Oldest known axe found in Australia
  2. Insure farmers against climate change
  3. Thrift in education?


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