Must Read News Articles – February 5


The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

Central Pollution Control Board assessing oil spill: Environment Ministry likely to present a status report soon on the damage done.

Lighter purse for arms deals: But India is likely to seal some of the biggest ‘Make-in-India’ deals in the sector.

Butterfly find enriches Indian faunal diversity: It was earlier recorded only in Tibet, Myanmar and Vietnam.


A clinical trial that isn’t: A team of homoeopaths and scientists claims its experimental treatment has cured eight persons of HIV at a Hyderabad hospital. Calling it fradulent, the National AIDS Control Organization is mulling legal action.


Budget 2017: Education, skills and jobs: The increased focus on human capital development in Budget 2017 to empower the youth is indeed a welcome step. The several key announcements in education, skills and youth development shall have structural and long term impact on quality of education, availability of qualified manpower and preparing the next generation for the hyper age of automation and AI.

E-commerce in focus during Azevêdo’s visit: India opposes inclusion of e-commerce in the Doha round.

Indian Express

Live Mint

India in 10 years: The jobs challenge: The Indian economy should urgently seek ways to generate decent jobs in large numbers. A failure to do so would result in frittering away the energies of the country’s young population.

India in 10 years: Relearning navigation in foreign waters: India will have to craft a new strategy for managing its ties with great powers.

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