DAILY SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF THE HINDU in Hindi Ist June, 2017 Presented by Amit Baghel
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India is no longer the fastest-growing economy India lost its fastest-growing major economy tag in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, with GDP growth coming in at 6.1% compared with China's 6.9% in the same period Data from the Ministry of Statistics on Wednesday showed GDP grew 7.1% in the financial year 2016-17 lower thanthe 8% registered in 2015-16 TheGDP numbers were based on the new 2011-12 base year recently adopted for data including the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and Wholesale Price Index WPD Economy slows down Sectors 2016-17 2016-17 03 growth 04 growth Agriculture, forestry & fishing 69 1.9 82 3.4 5.2 6.4 5.3 -3.7 Gross value added (GVA) growth was 6.6% for 2016-17 and 5.6% in the fourth quarter, compared with 7.9% in 2015-16 and 8.7% in Q4 of that year. Mining & quarrying Manufacturing The numbers show a clear slowdown in GVA, after That is, post-demonetisation Construction there has been a slowdown Trade, hotels, transport83 65 QUARTERLY ESTIMATES OF GVA AT BASIC PMCES FOR 2016-17 CAT 2011-12 PRICES >The GDP growth rate is slightly higher (than GVA growth) because of a more than proportionate increase in indirect tax net of subsidies But the GDP also shows a reduction in Q3 and Q4 numbers compared with beginning of the year. So, demonetization has clearly had a tangible and adverse mpact Area to focus: capital formation. It continues to be relatively soft, with growth still below 30%, we would like to see these rates well above 30%. ial formation. It continues to be relatively soft, with growth
Where's the ban, asks Kerala HC Observing that there was absolutely no ban on slaughtering of cattle under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Market) Rules, 2017 notified by the Centre, a Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed as withdrawn a public interest writ petition challenging the validity of the rules The petitioner had contended that as the preservation, protection of animals, prevention of animal diseases, and veterinary training and practice came under the State list, only the State had the power to make any regulations on cattle. When the petition came up for hearing, the Bench observed that the rules did not ban sla beyond that."There was no restriction on sell restriction o ing cattle from home or other places The Bench added that one could sell and slaughter cattle and eat their meat
Preventive detention no quick fix'-SC Preventive detention of a person by a State after branding him a 'goonda' merely because the normal legal process is ineffective and time-consuming in curbing the evil he spreads' is illegal, the Supreme Court has held "Preventive detention cannot be resorted to when sufficient remedies are under such laws," the Supreme Court observed The order of preventive detention, though based on the subjective satisfaction The order ot preventive detent of the detaining authority, is nonetheless a serious matter, affecting the life and er A power being statutory in nature.its exercise has to be within the limitations of the statute, and must be exercised for the purpose the power is conferred,".
Non-cash transactions in May slide back to near Nov. levels BEL plans 2,500 cr. spend on defence R&D The value of non-cash payments is on track to Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) plans to spend following the contraction seen in April, according to representative data released by the Reserve Bank of India 2,500 crore on R&D to develop and enhance indigenous products and technologies for the military by 2020 The state-owned defence electronics manufacturer we announced, and significantly lower than the amount seen in subsequent months The representative data shows that November saw As part of R&D plan. BEL's board approved Rs 274 crore budget for developing the QR-SAM Cquick reaction surface -to-air missile) for the armed forces with technology partner DRDO 95.249.1 billion worth of non-cash transactions, while the first 28 days of May saw a marginally higher 95,601.5 billion worth of transactions. This is far lower than the 1,015.42 1.2 billion seen in December and still lower than the ,5 1,089 billion in March, the highest it has been since demonetisation
INS Kalvari to join Navy by July The first of the six Scorpene submarines, being built in India under technology transfer from France, is likely to join the Navy by July or August Kalvari is going through the final phase of trials and hopeful to get delivered by July-August. Kalvari is named after a deep-sea tiger shark The second Scorpene submarine Khanderi- named after an island fort of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji - was also launched in the sea in January and will begin sea trials on June 1 .
Punjab, UN to join hands to Pune's iconic Balchitravani fight drug menace shuts shop The Punjab government has decided to collaborate with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as part of its efforts to root out the drug menace in the State The city-based State Institute of Educational Technology (SIET), popularly known as Balchitravaniset up by the Maharashtra government in 1984 to bolster children's education shuts shop. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between the State's Health Department, a Special Task Force (STF) and the UNODC to intensify its war aainst drugs, All 50 employees of the officially relieved of their duties. The institute will now defunct institute were art of its e-learning arm. meanwhile, UNODC has offered to help improve law enforcement and policing, pointing out that the programmes ad h its vibrant audio-video proved successful in other countries and could be emulated in Punjab. programmes designed to demystify lessons perceived as too complex
Strategic Partnership model takes effect To enable participation of private Indian firms in Make in India' in defence The much-awaited and long-delayed Strategic Partnership (SP) policy. Intended to promote Indian private sector participation in defence manufacturing, formally came into effect on Wednesday. The Defence Ministry notified the policy Various selection and evaluation criteria have been stipulated for short-listing the SP. t ect f fia eiee The policy acknowledges that the Indian private sector currently has "limited experience in defence manufacturing and even lesser in respect of final integration" of complex defence systems and sub-systems In view of this, the policy states, "besides any experience in defence manufacturing, potential SPs will be identified primarily based on their experience and competence in integration of multi-disciplinary functional system of systems engineering and manufacturing. rmtional systom of stens In a bid to avoid cancellation of deals in case of a single vendor situation, the policy states that "even if only one Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) submits a proposal in any given segment, the process of technical evaluation will be completed"
India, Spain call for 'zero tolerance' to terrorism Spain call for zero tolerance' to terrorism India and Spain on Wednesday stressed that there should be "zero tolerance" to terrorism and called on the international community to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, met the European country's top leaders and they stressed that states and entities which encourage WS > After the talks, the two sides signed seven agreements including rts Five MoUs were signed between the two countries on cooperation in Spain is the 12th largest investor in India and the seventh largest trading partner in the EU. There are more than 200 Spanish companies in India that are actively involved in road construction,
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