Newspaper Must Read Articles of the Day – 18 May, 2016

Newspaper articles bearing relevance to Civil Services preparation 

The Hindu 


Geospatial Bill: India upset as Pak. moves UN {Foreign Policy – Paper II}

SBI begins merger with associate banks {Economy – Paper II}

SBI sets merger process with five associates rolling {Economy – Paper II}

To check surge rates, cap on cab fares likely {Economy – Paper II}

‘Ken-Betwa link will benefit tigers’ {Environment – Paper III}

Ancient Buddhist site found in Amaravati {Art and Culture – Paper I}

‘No profiteering at the cost of farmer {Judiciary – Paper II}

Chabahar tops agenda of Modi’s visit to Iran {Foreign Policy – Paper II}

Rare sighting: Brown bears return to Kargil {Environment – Paper III}

‘Space veggies’ grow in Dutch greenhouse {Environment – Paper III}

Opinions & Editorials 

Losing the neighbourhood {Foreign Policy – Paper II}

The ghosts of Sykes-Picot {History – Paper I}

Decisions of the people, by the people, for the people {Society – Paper II}

Why Brazil matters {Foreign Policy – Paper II}


Israel-Palestine peace conference postponed {Foreign Policy – Paper II}

Sykes-Picot pact haunts efforts to end Syrian civil war {Foreign Policy – Paper II}

Business & Economy

Now, a ‘tatkal’ system to expedite patent examination {IPR – Paper II}

N.K. Singh to head panel to review FRBM Act {Economy – Paper III}

India suffers from huge gender pay gap, says report {Economy – Paper III}

Indian Express – Opinion & Editorial

Unhappy augury {Economy – Paper III}


Rural India is hungry for digital tools { Governance – Paper II}

Have we lost the dowry battle? {Society – Paper I}

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