Must Read News Articles – December 11


The Hindu

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Cut-off Manipur has bigger worries than demonetisation: Under siege since November 1, there is an acute shortage of essential goods across the State.

Murder rate declining in India: Official data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show that the murder rate in India has been steadily declining over the past two decades.


India offers tsunami alert system to SCS countries: As part of a soft-diplomacy effort, India is looking to have South China Sea countries such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Philippines use the tsunami early warning-system developed by India.

Vietnam invites India to explore energy in South China Sea: Highlighting India’s importance as a regional power, Vietnam has urged New Delhi to intensify economic engagement with Southeast Asia.

Kolkata-Mizoram trade route to open via Myanmar: The strategic advantage would be that it would significantly lower the cost and distance of movement from Kolkata to Mizoram and beyond.


In rural health care, few good options: In four major findings, private health-care providers ‘exerted a significantly higher effort than public providers’.


Panel to study security risks amid Centre’s digital push: The Committee of Chief Ministers tasked with promoting digital payments, as part of the Centre’s push for a cashless ecosystem, has decided to set up a panel to examine security concerns that could arise in such transactions and recommend measures to address them.

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