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18th April 2018 Part-4: Daily News Analysis
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National Highways construction

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Jatin Verma
Have appeared in UPSC CSE thrice. Have been taking Unacademy Plus courses Academics- Polity, Economics & Current Affairs.

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yeah jv sir oh also something confused in tricky one topic welll plz upload the rest of dna of 19 20 nd 5 and all(*'▽'*)♪
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sir the Hindu ka hindi me analises pdf , sir English me bahut samach nahi aata
sir the Hindu ka hindi me analises pdf , sir English me bahut samach nahi aata
  1. want to he starti to Page 13 Business News: India expected to grow at 7.4% in 2018': IMF at th The IMF said, "India is expected to grow at 7.4% in 2018 and 7.8% in 2019, leaving its nearest rival China behind respectively at 6.6% and 6.4% in the two years." e IMF, in the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), highlighted: India, in 2018 and 2019, would re-emerge as one of the fastest growing major economies, with re he growth picking up after falling sharply in the second quarter of 2017 due to "one-off factors" The latest IMF growth rate projection remains unchanged since the last one in October. India's growth rate in 2016 was 7.1% as against China's 6.7% e ar k h ent . Two major economic reforms-demonetisation and GST, resulted in a slight lower growth rate of. 6.7% in 2017 China, with 6.9% growth, jumped marginally ahead of India in 2017. India's projected growth provided some offset to China's gradual slowdown The latest forecast is unchanged, "with the short-term firming of growth driven by a recovery from the transitory effects of the currency exchange initiative and implementation of the national goods and services tax, and supported by strong private consumption growth," the WEO said tis that

  2. want to he starti to at thh According to the IMF, India has made progress on structural reforms in the recent past, including through the implementation of the GST, which will help reduce internal barriers to trade, increase "While the medium-term growth outlook for India is strong, an important challenge is to he India's high public debt and recent failure to achieve the budget's deficit target, calls for efficiency and improve tax compliance p enhance inclusiveness," the report said re continued fiscal consolidation into the medium term to further strengthen fiscal polic credibility, the report said e ar The main priorities for lifting constraints on job creation and ensuring that the demographic ent dividend is not wasted are to ease labour market rigidities, reduce infrastructure bottlenecks, and improve educational outcomes, the IMF said. According to the WEO, growth in China and India last year was supported by resurgent net exports and strong private consumption, respectively, while investment growth slowed. tis that en thec

  3. want to he starti to Page 13 Business News: 'Corporate debt, a drag on investment at thh The corporate debt overhang and associated banking sector credit quality concerns exerting a drag on investment in India, the IMF said, in an apparent reference to the PNB scam involving diamantaire Nirav Modi IMF, in the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), highlighted: he Balance sheet vulnerabilities pose a downside risk to medium-term growth prospects in many emerging market economies, requiring policy action. The recapitalisation plan for major public-sector banks in India, announced in 2017, wl help replenish capital buffers and improve the banking sector's ability to support growth. e ar k h ent However, recapitalisation should be part of a broader package of financial reforms to improve the governance of public sector banks, and banks' debt recovery mechanisms should be further enhanced Limiting balance sheet currency mismatches and high exposure to foreign exchange risk are urgent priorities, especially with monetary policy normalisation under way in the U.S. and the U.K. (and* the resulting possibility of a shift of capital flows away from emerging markets Moreover, given that sudden repricing of term premiums remains a distinct possibility and that portfolio shifts could occur, it is important to mitigate rollover risk by avoiding excessive reliance on short-term borrowing. tis

  4. want to he starti to Page 13 Business News: Bharat-22 ETF may eye Rs. 10,000 cr. at thh . The Finance Ministry may come out with a Rs. 10,000-crore follow-on fund offer of the Bharat-22 exchange traded fund (ETF) as it looks to dilute stake in Coal India to meet the minimum public holding norm. p Besides, the Ministry is keen to take the ETF route to sell off government shares held through* he Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) in private firms ITC, Axis Bank and The government, in November, introduced Bharat-22 ETF comprising shares of 22 firms, The fund had garnered bids to the tune of Rs. 32,000 crore, although the government retained only L&T, an official said including PSUs, public sector banks, ITC, Axis Bank and L&T. e ar k h ent Rs. 14,500 crore What is Bharat 22? Bharat 22 is the second Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) (first was CPSE ETF's 10) -Bharat 22 is an ETF that will track the performance of 22 stocks the government plans to have its stake in It comprises 22 stocks including those of central public sector enterprises, PSU banks and holdings under the Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India. Is

  5. want to he starti LT to Page 13 Business News: Rupee tanks to lowest since Sept. at thh The rupee extended its losing run for the second straight day, falling by another 15 paise to end at a near 7-month low of 65.64 against the U.S. dollar amid persistent capital outflows and a fresh ripple of geopolitical tensions p Headwinds in the form of consistent widening in the trade deficit accompanied by portfolio he Country's trade deficit hit $13.69 billion in March, climbing from $11.98 billion in February This is the weakest close for the rupee since September 27, 2017 when it had ended at 65.72. e ar k h ent Is

  6. want to he starti to Page 13 Business News: AstraZeneca to invest $90 mn in India at thh AstraZeneca, a biopharmaceutical company, will invest an additional $90 million in India over the next five years to strengthen its manufacturing, clinical operations, patent safety and IT services. "Furthermore, this investment will support scientific data generation, quality manufacturing science talent development and collaborative development of innovative solutions to improve te the standard of non-communicable diseases in India," the U.K.-based company said in a statement AstraZeneca recently announced the expansion of its Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Chennai, which currently employs more than 2,000 employees. e ar k h ent Is

  7. want to he starti to Page 14 Business News: Centre targets to build 45 km of roads a day in FY19: Gadkari . The government aims to build 45 km of roads per day in financial year 2019, an increase from the at th daily average of almost 27 km achieved last year, according to Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari. p he The ministry has also set targets of awarding 20,000 km of National Highways and constructing a total of 16,420 km in 2018-2019, up from last year's awarding of 17,055 km highways and 9,829 km constructed. . Earlier this month, the ministry had announced that the government would be adopting international norms for calculating highways construction from this fiscal, which would include measuring lane kilometres instead of linear distance. The targets have, however, been set in the old format. ent ou A monitoring group each in the NHAI and the ministry would also be set up. . The minister said that land acquisition for the new express highway connecting Delhi and Mumbai would cost Rs. 70 lakh to Rs. 80 lakh per hectare, instead of Rs. 7 crore. The government plans to build the new express highway on a new alignment at a cost of Rs. 1 lakh crore.

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