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FRONT PAGE . Farmers' bandh hits supplies in 7 states 2. Cong., JD(S) join hands for 2019 polls. Portfolio sharing also resolved 22 Cong and 12 JD(S) 3. Citizenship bill may have to wait for House nod 4. Centre notifies Cauvery authority 2 davs after K'taka election and 2 months after S C order. It shall take stock every June. 5. Kartik Nemmani wins Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington by spelling 'koinonia' correctly, means Christian fellowship or communion, with God or fellow Christians. 6. Arbaz Khan's name in bookie Sonu Jalan's diary, police to investigate. 7. Gas cylinder price rises, Rs. 2 for subsidised and Rs. 48 for non 8. NIA court awards lifer to 5 Indian Mujahideen militants convicted in Bodh Gaya blasts case, also slapped a fine of Rs. 50000 each.
NORTH, EAST, WEST, SOUTH Court puts cruelty against elephants at Amber Fort, Rajasthan under scanner, police to probe into abuse of 103 elephants e Nipah outbreak hits vacation plan of NRIs Kerala High Court holds live-in relationship valid, unfettered rights of major have to be respected' . India joins countries in Asia and Africa in a move to boost sweet potato production
NATION SC issues notices to UP, animal boards over 150 feral dogs being put down after deaths of 13 childern Farmers from 172 organisations come together for nation-wide strike dumpling vegetable and milk on roads and demanding assured minimum income, higher support prices and a complete loan waiver. No let up in J&K militant attacks(grenade), though 80% dip in security forces- civilian confrontation Govt announces prize of Rs, 5 crore under Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme for Benami trans, Rs, 1 crore for illegal money stashed away abroad e To turn black money into white more than 1oo political parties formed each year, 75% never fought elections, 225 parties D-listed for giving wrong information, won't get income tax rebate.
EDITORIAL MIXED GROWTH SIGNAL - Q4 GDP growth is up but with inflation risks RBI will have to take a call on raising rates. POPULISTS IN ROME Finally Italy has a govt, and edgy dialogue with the EU may be on the cards
INTERNATIONAL o India and Singapore agree to deepen their economic and defence ties as they sign 8 agreements after wide ranging talks between PM Modi of India and PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore o North, South Korea agree to hold military, Red Cross talks for peace Former CJP Nasir-ul-Mulk becomes Pak interim PM Spain's PM Raioy forced out of office over vast system of bribes revealed by court , socialist leader Pedro Sanchez will form govt with help from smaller parties. Uganda to levy tax on WhatsApp, Facebook users, to curb 'gossip and raise revenue to help pay off the country's growing national debt.
BUSINESS o Chanda Kochhar is on annual leave, 'will resume mid-June' says ICICI bank board GST collections dip to Rs. 94,016 cr. in May from Rs. 1.03 lakh crore in April. Year end effect in April India's manufacturing PMI eases in May, global oil prices could potentially destabilise India's recovery, warns IHS Markit economist. 'SEBI failed to act against Tata Finance' Securities Appellate Tribunal says markets regulator let off the firm despite finding serious violations in preference . shares issue Investors angry with Zuckerberg in AGM, call his 1o times voting right dictatorial Enforcement Directorate confiscates Rs. 4700 crore property of Gujarat's Sterling Biotech group in connection with Rs. 5o00 crore bank fraud and money laundering case e e . SEBI bars Mallya from buying or selling shares for 3 years in the illegal fund diversion case of United Spirits Limited(USL)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY o Canada to give funds to 100 innovators from developing nations a seed grant of 100,00o Canadiarn dollars each. 'Reducing single use plastic need of the hour' says MoS for Environment Mahesh Sharma.