Must Read News Articles – October 21

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Push for cross-party support for Jallianwala Bagh apology (The Hindu):

A motion in British Parliament for seeking an apology from India on Jalianwala Bagh Massacre.


International Relations

Unravelling of the Iran Deal (The Hindu):

A clear divide between the US and its European Allies (first time since 1945) over the issue of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for Iran.

A day in Delhi for Ghani and Tillerson (The Hindu):

Visit of Afghanistan’s President and US Secretary for State


Indian Economy. Planning, Growth and Employment

Government Plans to Boost Rural Employment (The Hindu):

The proposals emerged from a two-day conclave hosted by The Rural Development Ministry.


US Starts Anti-Dumping Probe into PTFE Resin from India (The Hindu):

The U.S. has initiated anti-dumping duty investigations against import of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from India and China

Irrigation and Infrastructure

A flood of questions (The Hindu):

Interconnection of rivers and issues arising from it.


Science and Tech

Centre pushes for cash-free campuses (The Hindu)

The Ministry of Human Resource Development aims to make financial transactions completely digital in all higher education institutions.


Most Pollution Linked Deaths Occur in India (The Hindu):

Report by The Lancet Commission on pollution and health puts India with the highest death due to pollution.

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