Daily Current Affairs - 10-August-2019 (The Hindu, Indian Express, Livemint and Economic Times Newspapers)

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BCCI agrees, cricketers are now under national drug testing agency

Sports Secretary Radheshyam Jhulaniya on Friday said that the Indian cricket board has agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), ending years of defiance.

Read Indian Express article here

Chhattisgarh govt to launch free food scheme to combat malnutrition, anaemia

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the state government has set themselves a target to eradicating malnutrition and anaemia within the next three years.

Read Indian Express article here

High real interest rates have hurt economic growth (Editorial)

Is India as different as claimed by “experts”? My own experience, and interpretation, is that India is very different because the experts (perhaps including those at the central bank) look at monetary policy very differently.

Read Indian Express article here

Sovereign bond sale needs special safeguard: Report

A wide array of experts, including former RBI Governors have flagged such a move as a risky bet and adviced against going ahead

Read the Hindu article here

Home buyers can start bankruptcy cases against errant builders

The Supreme Court upheld a central law which empowered harassed home buyers to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against errant real estate builders. 

The judgment gains significance as many real estate builders have been under fire for incomplete projects leaving home buyers in dire straits.

Read the Hindu article here

Centre will not touch Article 371F, Sikkim CM assures people

Even as he welcomed the amendment of Article 370 pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, better known as P.S. Golay, assured the people that the Centre will not interfere with Article 371F which provides special status to the State.

Read the Hindu article here

Incisive interventions that blunt the RTI’s edge

With the kernel of the Information Act under threat, the independence of the information commission is in peril

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State of the Union: On Jammu and Kashmir (Editorial)

Early elections and full statehood are essential to the total integration of J&K with India

Read the Hindu article here

Public sector banks link lending, repo rates

In a move that could led to faster transmission of monetary policy rates, public sector banks have stared linking their retail loan rates with Reserve Bank of India’s repo rate.

Read the Hindu article here

PM may inaugurate Mangdechhu hydel project during Bhutan visit

  • Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the 720 mega watt (MW) Mangdechhu hydropower project 
  • Narendra Modi will visit Bhutan on 17-18 August

Read Livemint article here

Industrial growth decelerates in June to a four-month low of 2%

  • The slowdown has gripped most sectors except intermediate goods, which grew at 12.4% in June 
  • Construction activity indicators, too, slackened, with contraction in cement production and slowdown in finished steel consumption in June

Read Livemint article here

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