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27th June 2018 Part-1: Daily News Analysis
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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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sir h.c verma hindi me ati hai ?
due respect sir try to clear previous lessons.. because am totally dependent on your news analysis due to lack of newspaper... thank you 😊
a year ago
u can join in telegramm for news paper e copy of hindu
telegram channel name???
Sir,u hv mistakenly skipped part-3 for 26the June DNA... Or atleast site that nothing much was that we may continue ahead for 27th one.. Thnx. ke liye aapka video enough h ya...hme khud se pdhna pdega
Ankit Kumar
a year ago
@Aisha..mostly enough Jatin Sir hamein waahi information present karte hain jo imp. hai exam ke unke khud ke he has been prep. for the 4th time.So,y to bother much! It be better if we make this time for attending mains answer writng and prelims mcqs..its better utilization of time than reading newspaper again.
Rahul Anand
a year ago
If you are not reading newspaper daily, then you are not a serious aspirant.
Ankit Kumar
a year ago
@rahul..really depends on the definition of a "serious aspirant" : hard work or smart work
Rahul Anand
a year ago
@ankit there is very little difference bw smart and over smart, BTW I had advised to @AISHA RUBIN to read newspaper daily in previous comment, but advised can't be forced, DO WHATEVER YOU WANT.
sir 26 June part 3 escape krdiya aapne
sir is it necessary to read hindu newspaper again after studying your videos ??
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  3. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 but thh Important News Articles (Taking Delhi/Noida edition as the base) Page 1: After aid for defence buys, India gifts plane to Seychelles Page 1: U.S. top court upholds travel ban Page 12 World News: Conservative-majority court hands Trump a big legal win y has P 3 North News: Medical students in Haryana to sign up to f7.5 lakh bond he * Page 3 North News: Akali Dal protests against high fuel taxes in Punjah Page 3 North News: Mills in Mandi Gobindgarh told to install smoke-control devices Page 5 East News: Cauvery meet expected to give plan of action for July Page 5 South News: Formalin-laced seafood seized in Kerala Page 5 South News: Granite cluster to come up in Karimnagar Page 7 Nation News: NGOs on ED watchlist for funding Naxals Page 7 Nation News: Elephantine threat: Assam considering sedation, relocation for aggressive animals Page 7 Nation News: PeruvaT. N. Assembly says no to Dam Safety Bill Page 10 News: House panel flags stagnation in lending Page 10 News: Russia-related sanctions to dominate 2+2 talks hink h causeb ferent a pu rk and t stay is ch Page 12 World News: 'China proposed 2+1 format for India talks ed

  4. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 but thh Important News Articles Taking Delhi/Noida edition as the bas<e Page 11 News: India most unsafe for women: poll Page 12 World News: 'Illegal migrants won't be referred for prosecution y has pPage 12 World News: 'Harley's business will be hit if it moves production' he * Page 12 World News: Brexit Bill becomes law reve Page 13 Business News: 'Reviving economy faces risks' Page 13 Business News: Modi urges AIIB to boost lending 10 fold to $40 bn Page 13 Business News: 'Reforms in public sector banks have taken a back seat' hink h causeb ferent a pu t stay

  5. want te be starting sa to Page 1: After aid for defence buys, India gifts plane to Sevchelles at th India gifted a Dornier maritime patrol aircraft to Seychelles, which will increase the island nation's surveillance capabilities. PM Modi announced a $100 million credit for Seychelles to buy. military hardware from India. But confusion continues over the cooperation in the development of Assumption Island re The external affairs minister said that the handing over of Do-228, (built by the Hindustan he Aeronautics Limited), to Seychelles reflects the India's firm commitment to, and continued engagement in, further developing, consolidating and expanding the comprehensive multifaceted cooperation between India and Seychelles. e ar . Seychelles President, who received the airworthiness certificate of the aircraft, called it a "historic ent day" and said the aircraft would help to bolster the coastal surveillance of Seychelles and the policing of its extensive Exclusive Economic Zone. The aircraft is expected to be flown at the 42nd Independence Day celebrations of Seychelles on June 29. It will be operated by men of the Seychelles Air Force, who have been trained in its operation and maintenance. This is the 2nd Dornier to be gifted by India to Seychelles after the first one in January 2013. The 2nd aircraft was announced by Mr. Modi during an official visit to the island nation in March 2015 following which the contracts were signed in March 2017 Is

  6. The Dornier is equipped with a 360 degree surveillance radar, forward looking Infrared system, satellite communication, traffic collision and avoidance system, enhanced ground proximity warning system and other sensor as requested by the operator. The Do-228 can be used for multiple purposes like EEZ monitoring, maritime surveillance, pollution monitoring and control, search and rescue and commuter services. re he e ar k h ent Is

  7. to Page 1: U.S. top court upholds travel ban at th . The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Trump's controversial ban on travellers from 5 mostly Muslim countries, in a major victory for the Republican leader after a tortuous legal battle. In a majority opinion, the court ruled 5-4 that the most recent version of the ban, which the administration claims is justified by national security concerns, was valid. The court stated that, "In short, the language is clear, and the Proclamation does not exceed any e he textual limit on the President's authority. The govt has set forth a sufficient national security justification to survive a rational basis review. The court expresses no view on the soundness of the e ar The version of the ban at issue was the 3rd iteration, and applies to travellers from North Korea Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen- or about 150 million and 5 mainly Muslim nations people. Page 12 World News: Conservative-majority court hands Trump a big legal win * In a statement issued by the White House, Mr. Trump labelled the ruling "a tremendous victory for the American People and the Constitution" that upheld presidential authority on national security ssues. The ruling affirmed broad presidential discretion over who is allowed to enter the U.S. It means that the current ban can remain in effect and that Mr. Trump could potentially add more countries. Is

  8. . Mr. Trump had claimed profound vindication after lower courts had blocked his travel ban announced in September, as well as two prior versions, in legal challenges brought by the State of Hawaii and others. The court held that the challengers had failed to show that the ban violates either U.S. immigration law or the U.S. Constitution's 1st Amendment prohibition on the govt favouring one religion over another. re he Civil rights groups and Democrats denounced the ruling and said that the ruling will go down in history as one of the Supreme Court's great failures. e ar k h ent Is

  9. to Page 3 North News: Medical students in Haryana to sign up to 7.5 lakh bond The Haryana govt has announced a new policy under which: at thh Medical students who quit their course midway will have to shell out up to 7.5 lakh Postgraduate students who quit before the completion of their course will be barred from seeking admission to another institute for the next 3 years Candidates seeking admission to MD or MS will execute a bond for R7.5 lakh Undergraduate students pursuing MBBS or BDS will pay re he 5 lakh if they quit the course. > Admission seekers from the current 2018-2019 session to all govt, govt-aided and private medical and dental educational institutions in Haryana, will have to execute a bond declaring they will complete the course The rule also applies to candidate seeking admission under the management quota e ar k h ent * This practice of executing a bond has been made compulsory for the first time in Haryana. In the recent past, medical institutes in the State had to struggle with vacant seats when candidates left . after getting admission to institutes in other States or abroad The Haryana govt's move is being seen as an attempt to safeguard the interest of medical institutions. The candidates at the time of admission will be required to execute the bond with 2 sureties The new policy also states that the fees will be payable annually and the institutes will not insist on the candidates to deposit the money for the entire course in advance. Is

  10. to Page 3 North News: Akali Dal protests against high fuel taxes in Punjab at thh The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) staged a statewide protest, demanding that the Punjab govt cut . The Akali Dal leaders have submitted a memorandum to the local authorities seeking immediate he Punjab govt has been accused for charging the highest VAT on petrol and diesel in the north down its share of taxes on petrol and diesel. reduction in the VAT (value-added tax) levied on petrol and diesel by the State. region, while Central govt. Has been accused for the surging fuel prices. re Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) demand: e ar . A resolution should be passed in the Cabinet for putting petrol and diesel under the GST and the proposal should be sent to the GST Council so that prices can be reduced. It was demanded to match the fuel prices in Punjab with that in the Union Territory of Chandigarh. u The accusations were made stating that . The State govt was charging 35.14% VAT on petrol while Chandigarh was charging only ind 19.76%. 6% more VAT was being imposed on diesel in Punjab than in Chandigarh Is

  11. to Page 3 North News: Mills in Mandi Gobindgarh told to install smoke-control devices at thh . The Punjab Pollution Control Board has directed the mills in the State's industrial town of Mandi Gobindgarh to install air pollution-control devices with immediate effect. Mills emitting toxic smoke and other residue polluting the environment have been asked to install a canopy-type smoke collector on their rolling units so that the smoke is filtered before being . te released into the atmosphere. The wet scrubber or bag filter in the device sucks poisonous substances and other residue from the smoke. The new device will cut down the respiratory particulate matter in a big way. The PPCB will also extend technical help in the installation process. e ar k h ent . A time limit had been fixed for installing these devices and the mills have been told to follow the norms in letter and spirit. . The board has warned of stern action against mills which do not follow the installation instructions Is

  12. to Page 5 South News: Cauvery meet expected to give plan of action for Jul at th The inaugural meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), is expected to give directions to the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) on the plan of action for water release by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu during July. As per the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal's final order, the Authority will have to ensure te thly water releases through a block of 10 days For the month of July, Tamil Nadu is to get 34 thousand million cubic feet (tmc ft) There may be a marginal reduction in the next month's quota, as the SC, in its judgement in February, reduced the overall annual share of Tamil Nadu from 192 tmcft to 177.25 tmcft. ent > The reduced quantity includes 10 tmc ft for environmental flows Matters that are likelv to be raised are: > The Authority might take up a plan of action to be submitted by the CWRC on the water release for three 10-day periods in July. Among other the information on the storage position in 8 dams in three States as on June 1, 2018; the data regarding actual yield in the Cauvery basin along with those of withdrawal or Is release of water during

  13. to Page 5 South News: Granite cluster to come up in Karimnagar . To infuse life into the granite industry, which is reeling under a crisis due to fall in exports from at thh Karimnagar district, the Centre has decided to adopt the cluster development approach (CDA). It is meant to help enhance productivity and competitiveness as well as capacity-building of entrepreneurs of the industry in Karimnagar district the outskirts of Karimnagar town cluster at a cost of 5 crore, which would include 70% assistance from the Centre, 10% from- re . Accordingly, the first-of-its-kind granite cluster in Telangana is coming up at Bahupeta village on . The Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has decided to set up the ent State govt and 20% by the local granite industry. * The aim of cluster development approach is to provide sustainability and growth of granite units ur by addressing common issues such as improvement of technology, skills, quality, market access and access to capital (bank loans). treatment plant. the cutting of rocks for making bricks and market them * Common facilities would be set up, i.e. centre for testing, training, raw material depot and effluent- As part of the cluster, the granite units would be encouraged to utilise granite dust produced during Is

  14. to Page 7 Nation News: Elephantine threat: Assam considering sedation, relocation for aggressive animals . Two herds of aggressive elephants and a lone rogue may be sedated for a sobering effect and* Assam wildlife officials are keen on replicating their Uttarakhand counterparts' jumbo-relocation relocated re experiment for reducing man-elephant conflicts in western Assam About half of 58 elephant corridors in the northeast, comprising 35% of the country's, are in Assam. More than 15 of these corridors, used by an estimated 9,350 elephants, are under the Northeast Frontier Railway, Human habitations and barriers such as electric fences and trenches have blocked some of these corridors that once enabled movement of the two herds comprising 40-50 elephants between Assam's Goalpara district and Garo Hills of Meghalaya. e ar 17 people killed Goalpara has 103 reserve forests, covering 20% of the district's landmass. Most of these, elephants have been forced to move about in a 300 sq km area for more than two years now. Cornered, the herds and a lone makhna male without tusks - have turned aggressive, raiding villages and killing at least 17 people this year. More worrying is the fact that conflicts are happening throughout the year, instead of winter months as in the past. Is

  15. to Page 10 News: House panel flags stagnation in lending . Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance raised concerns about "stagnation in lending at thh operations" of State-owned banks during a meeting with representatives of 11 public sector banks. The 11 banks are under the RBI's watchlist for mounting bad loans The representatives of the banks indicated that by 2020 they would be in a more stable condition. re he . The banking sector is grappling with rising NPAs, which touched Rs. 8.99 lakh crore or 10.11% of total advances at the end of December 2017. * Of the total gross NPAs, public sector banks accounted for Rs. 7.77 lakh crore Rising frauds . The number of frauds reported by banks increased from 4,693 in 2015-16 to 5,904 in 2017-18. . The fraud amount at end-March 2018 was Rs. 32,361.27 crore, up from Rs. 18,698.8 crore at the e ar k h ent end of 2015-16. The Standing Committee is in the process of wrapping up its report before the monsoon session begins next month. Is

  16. to Page 10 News: Russia-related sanctions to dominate 2+2 talks at thh When India and U.S. hold their first 2+2 Dialogue involving the External Affairs and Defence Ministers and their counterparts, one of the key issues would be questions regarding the recent Russia-related sanctions that have now come up as a key impediment for India's defence modernisation An MEA statement last week said the two sides will share perspectives on strengthening their p re he strategic and security ties and exchange views on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues of The impact of CAATSA (Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) is still being U.S. Senate had passed the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2019 without any waiver mutual interest, assessed in the military circles even as policy moves from the U.S. have not been reassuring. e ar k h provisions under CAATSA for countries having significant defence relations with Russia No waivers The House version which was passed earlier had allowed limited waiver, which did not find place in the Senate version. The House version allows for waivers for 180 days, provided the administration certifies that the country in question is scaling back its ties with Russia Even this would be tough for India, as it would be extremely difficult to scale down its relations with Russia Is

  17. want te be starting sa . According to indications, the Indian side will firmly place its objections to CAATSA during the 2+2 Dialogue as practically all major defence deals in the pipeline between India and the U.S. would be held up due to this. The Defence Minister had said that India and Russia's defence cooperation is a time-tested relationship. He mentioned that CAATSA cannot impact the India-Russia defence cooperation re e ar k h ent Is

  18. During Mr. Oli's visit, it had become evident that China was inclined to fulfill its ambitious agenda with Nepal gradually, after ensuring that such steps were in sync with India's interests. Analysts say, that the Nepali side has understood the "big picture", appreciating that China is keen 8 to build bridges with India, as Beijing's friction with the U.S. under the Trump administration begins to mount. Besides, bringing India on board is essential for enhanced regional connectivity, including a trans- he imalayan corridor through Nepal, if President Xi's Belt and Road Initiative is to achieve its full potential

  19. to Page 11 News: India most unsafe for women: poll at thh India has been ranked as the most dangerous country out of the world's 10 worst countries for women, behind Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia, according to a poll conducted by the Thomson The same poll conducted in 2011 had placed India at the fourth place. The findings are based on he India was followed by Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Democratic Republic Reuters Foundation perceptions of experts on women's issues. re of Congo, Yemen, Nigeria and the U.S. _in that order. India is ranked as the most dangerous country, for the following risks: The risk of sexual violence and harassment against women e ar k h ent The danger women face from cultural, tribal and traditional practices Human trafficking including forced labour, sex slavery and domestic servitude. The question on cultural practices targeting women included offences such as infanticide, acid ,u, attacks, female genital mutilation, child marriage, forced marriage, physical abuse or mutilation as a form of punishment. The other category in which India ranked the worst was sexual violence which comprised rape as a weapon of war, domestic rape, rape by a stranger, lack of access to justice in rape cases, sexual harassment and coercion into sex as a form of corruption Respondents included academics, aid and development professionals, health workers, policy makers, NGO workers journalists and social commentators.- Is

  20. want to he startin to Page 12 World News: "Harley's business will be hit if it moves production' at thh Harley-Davidson had said that it will move production of motorcycles shipped to the EU from the U.S. to its international facilities and forecast that the trading bloc's tariffs would cost the company S90 million to $100 million a year. . Now, Trump has threatened Harley-Davidson Inc with higher taxes and said their business would It was unclear what taxes Mr. Trump was referring to, and why the company might have to pay . Mr. Trump said that, "Early this year Harley-Davidson said they would move much of their plant suffer in a public backlash over its decision to move production for European customers overseas. re them since it intends to maintain production in the U.S. as well operations in Kansas City to Thailand. That was long before Tariffs were announced. Hence, they were just using Tariffs/Trade War as an excuse." > The Milwaukee-based company decided to build the Thailand plant last year after Mr. Trump k h ent pulled out from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would have lowered import tariffs on its ,ur bikes in some of the fastest-growing motorcycle markets in Asia. In January, the company said it would close a plant in Kansas City, Missouri, due to a sharp stay drop in motorcycle shipments. But, contrary to Mr. Trump's statement, it did not say at the time it was moving the operation to Thailand. . Harley said ramping up production overseas could take at least nine to 18 months. It has three assembly plants outside the U.S., one each in Brazil, India and Thailand. Is

  21. to Page 13 Business News: "Reviving economy faces risks' at thh RBI has observed that the 7.7% GDP growth in the last quarter indicates the economy is well on the recovery track, on the back of a sharp pick-up in gross fixed capital formation, but warned gathering headwinds including fiscal and current account challenges posed risks to the economic momentum RBI, in its Financial Stability Report, said that: re he There has been an uptick in capacity utilisation with some industries, i.e. steel, closing the gap. The aggregate demand composition indicates a broad-based growth with revival of investment. At the same time, the conditions that had resulted in fiscal consolidation, moderation in * inflation and a benign current account, were changing, warranting caution. e ar k h >>Specifically, RBI warned that the progress achieved on fiscal consolidation could face: challenges unless there was buoyancy in tax receipts and restraint on expenditure. The widening current account deficit: the shortfall widened in 2017-18 on the back of a wider ,u, trade deficit, was also a challenge as it impacted exporters' cost-effective access to U.S. dollar credit, > While aggregate export credit increased moderately between March and December 2017, it was critical to ensure that public sector banks had continued access to global money markets as they contributed about 45% of the export credit. Is

  22. to External risks at thh Enhanced supply of export credit from private sector banks, foreign banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) could offset the potential adverse impact on trade credit. Externally, tightening liquidity conditions in developed markets were impacting emerging market currencies, bonds and capital flows. p Firming commodity prices, evolving geopolitical developments and rising protectionist sentiments re he were added riskS e ar k h ent Is

  23. to Page 13 Business News: Modi urges AIIB to boost lending 10 fold to $40 bn at th i PM Modi has urged the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIB) to boost lending tenfold to $40 billion by 2020, and to $100 billion by 2025, in order to speed up infrastructure financing Addressing the third annual meeting of the China-backed multilateral lender, Mr. Modi sought to he Mr. Modi cited a recent sovereign ratings upgrade as reflective of the country's strong economic across the region woo investors by highlighting India's economic progress and policy environment. re fundamentals. He said > India has emerged as a bright spot in the global economy which is driving global growth as well ent India has liberalised the FDI regime. Most sectors are on automatic approval route. > The size and growth of the Indian market holds much potential and the country's per capita ,u ome had doubled in the last decade The size and scale of requirement in India gives the added advantage of economies of scale for i nco . investors The AlIB started operations in January 2016 and has so far approved 25 projects in a dozen countries with a total financing of more than $4 billion, which Mr. Modi described as a 'good beginning. Is

  24. to Page 13 Business News: Reforms in public sector banks have taken a back seat at th RBI deputy governor, in his foreword to the Financial Stability report, said that: o The Centre's initiative to reform public sector banks, begun in 2015 with the Indradhanush programme, appears to have lost steam While the Centre's decision to frontload capital infusion in public sector banks should impart re robustness, governance reforms and market capital-raising appear to have again taken the backseat heat the PSBs. If governance reforms are undertaken promptly, it would not only improve the financial * RBI's decision to put 11 under-capitalised banks under prompt corrective action (PCA) was aimed Monitoring needed: The resulting shift of flows of finance to non-bank sources needs to be According to the Report: performance of the banking sector but also help reduce operational risks. at preventing further deterioration and nursing them back to health monitored carefully, e ar ent 6 state-run banks that are under the PCA framework may see their capital adequacy ratio drop below the minimum regulatory level of 9% by March 2019, if there is no further recapitalisation by the Centre. The gross NPA ratio of all commercial banks is likely to rise to 12.2% by March 2019 as compared with 11.6% in March 2018, under the baseline scenario of a macro stress test Is