DAILY SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF THE HINDU in Hindi 11'th June,2017 Presented by Amit Baghel
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Think tank snub clouds India-Singapore ties A snub from Singapore's annual Shangri-La dialogue led to India's decision to withdraw its delegation led by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre Organisers of the prestigious conference informed the government that the Indian Minister did not rank as highly >The IISS Asia Security Summit: The Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD) is a "Track One" inter-governmental security The forum gets its name from the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore where it has been held since 2002 The summit serves Government delegations have made the best out of the meeting by holding bilateral meetings with other delegations on the sidelines of the conference While primarily an inter-governmental meeting The participants have included Australia, Brunei, Burma(Myanmar), Cambodia, Canada, Chile, France, German India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Pakistan, People's Republic of China, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, East Timor, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam
India's Chabahar plan faces US. hurdle Gwadar vs. Chabahar? Gwadar Existing and Planned Transportation Routes * "String of Pearls" Facilities KAZAKHSTAN President Trump has accused Iran of being a threat to countries in Chabahar Western manufacturers are shying away from supplying equipment for an Iranian port that India is developing for fear the Unitec States may reimpose sanctions Tehran, dealing a blow to New Delhi's strategic ambitions in the region Existing and Planned Transportation Routes IRAN AN CHINA " AN Lying on the Gulf of Oman along the approaches to the Straits of Hormuz, the port of Chabahar is central to India INDIA BURMA THAILAND PHILIPPINES ses kis MALDIVES
Rhododendrons of eastern Himalayas under threat Many of these flowering trees are unique to the cold, mountainous habitat. Though home to 97% of the Rhododendron species and sub-species in the country. indiscriminate felling and loss of habitat in the north-eastern States has left many of these beautiful flowering plants vulnerable to extinction. odendron found in there are India, of which 129 are found in the north-eastern India alone xa Only three taxa Rhododendron arboretum nilagiricum found in south India and Rhododendron colletianum and Rhododendron rawatti from the western Himalayas are not found in the north-east. Arunachal Pradesh is home to the highest number with 119 taxa (74 species, 21 sub species and 24 varieties) of the Rhododendron need for conservation . grow on other trees or plants, of rhododendrons with limited population are most vulnerable due to loss of the host trees while in high altitude areas of Arunachal Pradesh, rhododendrons are routinely cut for firewood by local people, forest fires in the dry seasons in Manipur and Nagaland were threatening the survival of many species. studies on the phenology (flowering cycle) of Rhododendrons have revealed that they are ental v wood crafts, fragrance and religious use, Rhododendrons also are used in local medicines against colds, coughs and chronic bronchitis and diarrhoea. The petals of R. arboretum are widely used for making juice, jams and jelly.
Centre tells pharma to pass GST benefits to customers Centre NITI AAYOG unveils SATH programme Centre tells pharma to pass GST benefits to customers The Centre has warned pharmaceutical companies to Services Tax rules and pass on to consumers any benefit NITI Aayog along with the state goats to kick start the process of transforming education and health sectors. SATH which stands for 'Sustainable Action for transforming human capital', will entail the government think tank to provide technical support to state governments in the two sectors the programme aims to identify and build threes future 'role model' states for health systems. arising out of lower tax rates under the indirect tax regime for scheduled drug . formulations on which excise duty is levied on the maximum retail price, the revised price ceiling exclusive of What is Mini-Moon? for non-scheduled drugs . under the GST regime, saying that pharmaceutical > A mini-moon, also known as a micro-moon or apogee moon, occurs when there is a full moon companies would have to absorb any burden that may arise from higher taxes which would increase the price of its apogee The apogee, as it were, is the point the moon's orbit is farthest away from the Earth. (The point closest to the Earth is called the perigee.) iMoon looks smaller, or mini, because it is further away. In fact it looks 14 percent smaller! It moon that is illuminated looks percent smaller. Under the present system, medicines not under price control are allowed an annual 10% price increase in line with WPI (Wholesale Price Index) mme ly
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