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Must Read News Articles – September 3

The Hindu

National / Front Page

  • Industrial strike shuts down Kerala, Tripura  – The Strike called by Bankers and Trasporters hit most which states ? Communist dominated Kerela and Tripura.
  • Live and let live, Supreme Court tells Karnataka  – Supreme Court has asked Karnataka to release water of Cauvery river to Tamil Nadu.
  • SC can’t decide on triple talaq: Muslim body : Noting that a religion cannot be “reformed” out of its existence or identity, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday challenged the Supreme Court’s initiative to judicially examine Islamic personal laws relating to marriage and divorce, such as the triple talaq, which discriminate against Muslim women. So much for Uniform Civil Code!

International

  • G20 countries score poorly in climate goals report : Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of G20 countries are continuing to increase, a report from Climate Transparency, an open global consortium, has shown ahead of the 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit to be held on September 4-5 in China.
  • After Silk Road, World Land Bridge? – China’s Belt and Road connectivity initiative, which bears a strong imprint of the Eurasian Land Corridor—a blueprint conceived by The Schiller Institute—should be followed by a World Land Bridge that will link North America with the New Silk Road, says the co-founder of a top think-tank.

 

Economy

  • India faces Catch-22 on steel capacity at G20’s China meet : China has been over producing Steel causing instability in the global price of Steel . At the G 20 Meet, while USA looks all poised to raise the issue, India aims to have a guarded approach. India needs steel to meet local demand, but poor quality of steel imports from China is hurting India too.

 

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