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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (5th June)

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 economy in the time of Narendra Modi

Read it only for overall understanding of last 3 years of economy.

2- GST countdown

The Goods and Services Tax Council has finalised the rates at which tax will be levied for almost all products and services under the tax regime, just four weeks before the July 1 deadline for rollout.

Link it with GS Paper 3 (Indian economy- Taxation reform)

3- European variation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France brings into sharp focus the shared dilemma India and Europe face with America’s shifting policies, and the resultant flux on the world stage. Mr. Modi’s first stop in Germany came a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s strong comments aimed at President Donald Trump, that Europe could no longer ‘depend’ on traditional partners.

Link it with GS Paper 2 (International issues)

4- From plate to plough: Farm and the tax

A smooth GST regime can break inter-state barriers on movement and facilitate direct linkages between processors and farmers.

Q- What is GST and how is it going to help in increasing the agricultural income?

5- Cryogenic rocket engine has been developed from scratch: Isro chief

Q- What is cryogenic engine? Write about scramjet engine and how is it different from commercial jet engine.

Link it with GS Paper 3 (Science and tech)

6- India, Israel, and a natural ideological affinity

This year marks a quarter-century since India and Israel established formal diplomatic relations, and, in July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first Indian leader to visit Israel.

Q- Write about India and Israel relationship and Israel’s contribution in India’s agriculture sector.

Link it with GS Paper 2 (Indo-Israel relations)

7- Opec can still do what it takes to prop up oil

Read about OPEC organization.