Must Read News Articles – May 7

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

We have doubts on China’s OBOR project: India has “serious reservations” about China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) plan given that there are issues of “sovereignty” at stake.
Nirbhaya: Juvenile lives in anonymity: At the time of the juvenile’s release, a new Juvenile law, which called for treating juveniles aged between 16 and 18 involved in heinous crimes, as adults was pending with the Rajya Sabha.
U.S. keen to expand Malabar exercise: The U.S. is keen on expanding Malabar trilateral exercises but it will be a decision based on discussion and consensus with the partner countries
RBI looks to Army for ‘Operation shredded notes’: Central bank wants to eliminate billions of demonetised notes quickly, but lacks the manpower.
Namami Gange set for rebranding push: Namami Gange, is set for a rebranding exercise.


India’s coming urban mega crisis: Too many cities, too little planning. And too much complacence.

Science & Technology

Reversing drug resistance made possible: Indian researchers have unravelled the mechanism by which hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas produced by bacteria protects them from antibiotics and plays a key role in helping bacteria develop drug resistance.

NASA missions on solar system: A new mission to Saturn’s moons Titan or Enceladus to find signs of life beyond Earth cannot be ruled out as NASA says it is reviewing 12 proposals for future unmanned solar system mission to be launched in the mid-2020s.

Indian Express

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