Must Read News Articles – December 4



The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

Sartaj Aziz arrives early, but visit may not end chill in ties: Mr. Aziz’s visit is not expected to dispel the chill between India and Pakistan over terror attacks including the latest terror strike on Nagrota base that left 7 jawans dead, and taking the casualties since the Uri attack to cross 20.

‘Heart of Asia’ meet to target Pak. on terror: India and Afghanistan are once again expected to try to pin down Pakistan on terrorism at the Heart of Asia conference beginning here on Sunday. The two countries are expected to try for a draft declaration in stringent language against “cross-border terrorism” and “sanctuaries for terror groups”.


Choosing hospital over home: The Janani Suraksha Yojana fuels a 22 per cent increase in women delivering in government hospitals between 2004 and 2014, finds study.

Art & Culture

Pre-historic camping site found in Ladakh: An ancient camping site used by pre-historic man and datable to circa 8500 BCE, has been found at an altitude of about 4,200 metres near Saser La in the Nubra Valley, Ladakh. Saser La leads to the Karakoram Pass.


GST Council fails to reach consensus on key issues, to meet again on Dec 11-12: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council failed to reach a consensus on critical issues, including the laws that need to be passed in this session in order to stick to the April 1, 2017 rollout date set by the Centre for the new indirect tax regime.

Indian Express

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