Must Read News Articles – May 29

The Hindu


ISRO set to launch heaviest rocket: GSLV Mk- III can carry up to 8 tonne.

Modi in Berlin today, says ‘new chapter’ in ties: PM’s six-day tour to Germany, Spain, Russia and France assumes added significance as all are members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Strategic ties with foreign OEMs: Indian firms will be partners in new model for defence manufacturing.

Cattle trade rules go against 1960 law: Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act does not impose curbs on sale of cattle for slaughter or sacrifices.


Misreading the tea leaves: The post-War global order based on institutions may be in crisis, but an alternative is not on the horizon as yet.

All animals are equal: So why does the Centre’s PCA notification make cattle more equal than others?


Centre’s spending improves after budget date advanced: Disbursal of funds may have increased.

Indian Express

Modi’s engagement with Africa is a sea-change, but we need more innovative thinking: For decades, we neglected bilateral relations, especially economic relations, with West Africa, mostly Francophone Africa, out of sheer laziness.

Live Mint

Resolving stressed assets in public sector banks: Mergers provide synergies in lending but should be factored against the implicit funding subsidy that appears to make the bank more operationally cost-efficient than it really is.

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