Must Read News Articles – February 18

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

Govt. junks border wall plan: Moots 24×7 seamless virtual fence with sensors to stop infiltration from Pakistan.

There’s no concept of National Song: SC: Orally noting that “there is no concept of National Song”, the Supreme Court has refused to intervene in a petition seeking a direction to the government to frame a national policy to promote and propagate the ‘National Song’, along with the National Anthem and the National Flag.

Governor not ‘duty-bound’ by popular will, says SC: 2001 judgment empowers him to use discretion.


Working on the ISRO principle: Its successes demonstrate that it is possible to create high-performing public sector organisations.


TRAI seeks views on tariffs’ debate: Consultation paper follows a decision by CEOs in January.

Indian Express

No Lesser Evil: India should convince the world that the choice between Islamic State and Taliban is a false one.

Live Mint

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