News Update : 17th May 2016

News Update : 16th 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. WPI increases on higher food prices
  2. The pros and cons of subsidies through direct benefit transfer
  3. With patient capital to fix basic problems, India too can think big

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Polity & Governance”]

  1. Imposing an inequality

[accordion_content accordion_label=”International Relations & Security”]

  1. India, U.S. hold first maritime security dialogue
  2. The fee for NSG membership
  3. A house for every hill-country Tamil

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Science & Technology”]

  1. ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle to take off next week
  2. NASA funding sleep-inducing, growable habitats
  3. Helium microscope helps to study samples without damaging them

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Environment & Ecology”]

  1. Panel warns of dangers to ecology and animal life
  2. Waiting to exhale
  3. Shaping the deal in Bonn

[accordion_content accordion_label=”General Reading”]

  1. Infant mortality down in Kerala’s tribal belt
  2. An IP policy with no innovation
  3. India’s IPR regime not regressive


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