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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (23rd May)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you!

1- The Paris Climate Agreement recognises that all countries have responsibilities. However, the developed world needs to shoulder the major funding requirement (The Hindu)

The Paris Climate Agreement (PA) was signed in December 2015 in an attempt to limit the release and the effects from greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere.

Link it with GS Paper 3 (Climate change)

2- Minimum government? (The Hindu)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014 with the lofty promise of “minimum government, maximum governance”.

Read about the steps taken by government to minimize the interference of govt and where govt needs to take step.

Link it with GS Paper 2 (Governance).

3- No room for India yet in NSG: China (The Hindu)

China said it would oppose India’s unilateral entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), pending the consensus on membership of nuclear weapon states which had not signed the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Link it with GS Paper 2 (International organisation).

To know more about NSG, click following articles.
India and the NSG

The fee for NSG membership


4- RBI outlines action plan for resolving stressed loans (The Hindu)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has outlined a broad plan to resolve stressed assets at lenders in the wake of the amendment of the Banking Regulation Act earlier this month.

Link it with GS Paper 3 (Indian Banking)

5- Smallest nation joins solar alliance (The Hindu)

The world’s smallest republic, the tiny island nation of Nauru — has become the sixth country to ratify the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework pact initiated by the Indian and French Governments at the climate change summit held at Paris in 2015.

Link it with GS Paper 3 (Climatic change)

To know more about Solar alliance, click below.

Building the International Solar Alliance

6- Banking ordinance opens up Pandora’s box (Livemint)

The recently promulgated Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance is aimed at resolving the non-performing assets (NPA) crisis in the banking sector. It creates an illusion of state action, and does little by way of addressing the real concerns. We highlight some of the problems created by the ordinance.

Link it with GS Paper 3 (Indian Banking).

7- A short history of the relationship: China-Pakistan, bhai-bhai (Indian express)

The countries describe their friendship as being ‘higher than the mountains, deeper than the oceans, sweeter than honey’.

8- Gandhi, The Economist (Indian express)

His idea of trusteeship needs to be revisited in times of growing inequality.

Link it with GS Paper 4 (Ethics case studies).

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