Must Read News Articles – January 22


The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

How ISRO plans to launch 103 satellites on a single rocket: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will set a record when it launches 103 satellites in one go on a single rocket in the first week of February.


Will the superbug scare hit home?: The suspected Indian superbug link to an American woman’s death underscores the urgent need for a national action plan to execute the existing framework for combating antimicrobial resistance.


‘Budget will be crucial for housing’: The housing sector was provided with plenty of impetus last year. From a Budget tailored to increase benefits for builders and home buyers to multiple initiatives to boost the efforts for ‘Housing For All by 2022,’ the ecosystem found itself in an abundance of favourable factors.

Tax-free withdrawal limit for PF may rise: The Labour Ministry has sought a fourfold increase in the threshold limit for tax deduction on provident fund withdrawals, from the existing ₹50,000 to ₹2 lakh, in the coming Budget.

Science & Technology

‘Massive Antarctic ice shelf ready to break’: A gigantic chunk of ice that is breaking away from West Antarctica is now attached to its parent ice shelf just by a thread, scientists reported on Friday.

New technique for faster diagnosis of HIV: Scientists have developed a new method for medical testing that may lead to faster diagnosis of HIV, Lyme disease, syphilis and rota-virus infections.

Indian Express

Fifth column: India’s eternal time warp: There were as many Indian participants at this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum as there were Chinese, but nobody noticed India at all.

It is a balloon, it is a kite!: The Chief Economic Adviser has promised a detailed analysis of the subject in the Economic Survey that will be presented to Parliament on the eve of the Budget.

Live Mint

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