News Update : 24th Feb. 2016

News Update : 24th 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. Fiscal metrics remain weak: Moody’s
  2. Budget will be a tough task, Railway Board veterans say
  3. FII cap in state-run banks may increase to 49 per cent
  4. Investors want budget to usher in simpler tax regime
  5. Government to unveil IPR policy in a fortnight

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Polity and Governance”]

  1. Democratic temper calls for debate, not disruption: Pranab
  2. Govt. to hike housing subsidy for beedi workers & miners
  3. President spotlights welfare programmes
  4. SC refuses plea for CAG audit of intelligence agencies
  5. Demarcating a safe threshold

[accordion_content accordion_label=”International Relations & Security”]

  1. Prevent abuse by terror elements, Twitter told
  2. Assad regime agrees to Syria peace deal
  3. What Apple versus FBI means for India
  4. Pathankot, Pampore

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Science & Technology”]

  1. Pakistan’s parliament goes solar

[accordion_content accordion_label=”Environment & Ecology”]

  1. Clean air agenda for the cities

[accordion_content accordion_label=”General Reading”]

  1. Kerala students to take digital literacy to the masses
  2. We need a liberal arts revolution


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