Today's news, Uncategorized

Today’s news, Uncategorized Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (2nd June)

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  1. Jaitley blames services slump for drop in GDP

The GDP growth rate has seen a drop, presumably due to a lukewarm service sector

Link with GS paper 3(economy, demonetization)

Q- Demonetization has had a disruptive effect on the growth rate in the shorter run. However, services sector has also been blamed for the slump. Do you agree? Justify

2. India, Russia ink nuclear plant pact

Indo-Russian friendship goes way back in decades. There has been a renewed interest in refurbishing the ties after Russia made overtures to pakistan

Link with GS paper 2(International relations)

Q- Despite growing closeness between Russia and Pakistan in the recent past, India need not be worried. Comment

3. Third gravitational wave merger detected

LIGO project has been in news for a while now

Link with GS paper 3 (Science and tech)

Q- What are Gravitational waves mergers? And what is the LIGO experiment trying to understand?

4. Are we a nation of hyper-nationalists?

Hyper-nationalism does not allow critical engagement; it shows anything critical of ruling party as anti-national

Link with GS paper 2 (Governance issues)

Q- Is hyper-nationalism the same as patriotism? What are the possible outcomes of treading such a path for our nation?

5. Pharma lobby strikes

Pharmacies protest as they increasingly feel the heat of competition and regulation

Link with GS paper 2 (Governance issues)

Q- what necessitated the Pharma Sector to go on a strike recently? What is the significance of Government’s regulation?

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