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7th June 2017 Part-2: Daily News Analysis
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Scorpene submarines; Tax on Shares; Long term Capital Gains tax; Afghan Peace Process; USA and Qatar quagmire.

Jatin Verma is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

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

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In Qno. 8 chaitya is place of worships and vihara is place of rest. so i think correct option is no. 2
Abhishek Singh
a year ago
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very helpful course. It not only minimises the effort involved in reading the Hindu but also on retaining the facts with superbly designed slides.. Please keep up the good work.. Thank you so much..
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  1. DAILY THE HINDU NEWS ANALYSIS [Part-2] JUNE 7, 2017 By Jatin Verma, Educator, Unacademy. unacademy

  2. NAVY EYES MODERN SUBMARINES: Scorpene vs Project-751 . With the Strategic Partnership model for procurement of defence platforms now approved by the cabinet, the Navy is not interested in ordering additional Scorpene submarines. The P-75l submarines will be more modern and advanced with all of them equipped with Air Independent Propulsion modules to enhance the reach and stealth characteristics CS. Navy is keen to accelerate the tender for a new line of advanced submarines under Project-75l. It is logical that Navy wants to go in for new submarines under Project 75l as they are more advanced. AIP modules were not part of the Scorpene deal, and the Navy is trying to have them fitted on the last two Scorpenes. AIP modules were not part of the Scorpene deal, and the Navy is trying to have them fitted on

  3. Air-independent propulsion (AIP) is any marinepropulsion technology that allows a non-nuclear submarine to operate without access to atmospheric oxygen (by surfacing or using a snorkel) AlP can augment or replace the diesel-electric propulsion system of non-nuclear vessels. sute withour acesst atmospheric oxyaen

  4. Page 12 World News Trump intervenes in Qatar crisis,sides with Saudi Arabia. The commentsMr.Trump's first about the rift between Qatar and major Arab nations over its alleged support of Iran and Islamist groups emerged at a delic- ate moment in the crisis as the leader of Kuwait was to meet in Saudi Arabia. . Qatar hosts 8,000 U.S. military personnel at al Udeid, the largest U.S. air base in West Asia and a staging ground for U.S.-led strikes on the Islamic State militant group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq. There are also deep financial and business links between the two based on Qatar's leading world role in gas. Gulf Arab officials said Kuwait's Emir will meet Saudi Arabia's King Salman hoping to heal the damaging rift which has affected global oil prices, hit travel plans and sown confusion among bankers and businesses in the region.

  5. AFGHANISTAN: President Ghani makes Taliban an ofer for talks, with ultimatum: Kabul Peace Process Hitting out at Pakistan: He hit out at Pakistan for not acting "according to the global consensus on terror. In front of gathering including representatives of Pakistan, India, Iran, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, the US and various European countries, Ghani accused Pakistan of waging "an undeclared war". Last offer: However, if they fail to take up offer,Afghanistan will push for the UN to sanction the group as a 'perpetrator and sponsor' of terror. Taliban-sponsored terrorism is creating a platform that is bringing terrorists and criminals from all over the region to Afghanistan.

  6. Criticising the World powers: We also ask that you respect the integrity of an Afghan-owned and led Kabul process and not set up separate tracks of your own. Russia plan Dec,2016 India, Afghanistan and the U.S. had protested the Russian the integrty of an Afghan-owned and led K decision to hold a trilateral meeting on Afghanistan with China and Pakistan only. In subsequent meetings in Moscow, India, Iran and Central Asian countries were included, but the U.S., which was invited to a meeting in May, refused to join. Murree Process, Pakistan 2015, India had objected to the Murree Process, which saw Taliban leaders meet with Afghan and Pakistan representatives, in a process that included the U.S. and China.As a result, the Kabul Process, which is inclusive as well as "Afghan-owned and Afghan-led"', should be sup- ported

  7. Reclaiming the Peace process: e Afghanistan is seeking to take back control of the narrative on reconciliation by re launching the "Kabul Process". We have resumed the Kabul Process from 2010 under which all future peace and security meetings will be held in Kabul He has appointed a new Chairman of the High Peace Council to take forward the talks, which he said could take place in "any mutually acceptable location" and would allow the Taliban to set up a representative office, as long as it follows the established guidelines of abiding by the Constitution, and abjuring violence.

  8. Centre notifies rules on capital gains tax [BUSINESS PAGE] Certain acquisitions like Acquisition by way issue of shares by a company, Acquisition under employee stock option scheme or employee stock purchase scheme, Acquisition by any non-resident in accordance with foreign direct investment guidelines Acquisition by an investment fund or a venture capital fund or a qualified institution:al n by an investment fund or a venture capital fund or a qualified institutional buyer, Acquisition by mode of specified transfer which are exempt (Section 47) and transfer by way of slump sale etc. have been exempted Employees Stock Option Plan: In this method the company provides the option of stock to the employees. These are generally given without any Employees Stock Purchase Scheme - Company-run program in which participating employees can purchase company shares at a discounted price.