Must Read News Articles – May 17

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

‘Safeguard rights of online users’: The state has a duty to ensure that subscribers of online service providers are not “entrapped” by them, the Supreme Court advised the government.

Palestine, Israel must coexist: Pitching for peace in West Asia, India on Tuesday urged that a future state of Palestine should coexist peacefully with Israel.


New base, new basket: The revised IIP shows India may have been overstating the industrial slowdown in its economy.

Held at ransom: The malware attack this weekend must hasten moves towards global rules on cyber threats.


‘National Employment Policy this year’: The Centre will frame a new sector-wise National Employment Policy in this financial year even as it grapples with low employment generation.

‘Tough to solve jobs issue’: India’s current employment challenge is particularly difficult as sectors that did well in generating jobs in the country’s previous economic boom years — information technology (IT), construction and agriculture – are in trouble now.

‘Foreign food retailers can sell non-foods too’: Centre is expected to pave the way for multibrand foreign retailers to tap the Indian market, by allowing overseas investors in the food retail segment to offer ‘Made in India’ non-food items as well.

Indian Express

Live Mint

The belt and road to China’s hegemony in Asia: As an advocate of a multipolar Asia, India cannot afford to play ball with China’s imperial designs.


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