Daily Current Affairs - 13-August-2019 (The Hindu, Indian Express, Livemint and Economic Times Newspapers)

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J&K move won’t impact Line of Control or Line of Actual Control: India to China

Last week, China had objected to the formation of Ladakh as a Union Territory, saying it undermined its territorial sovereignty. It had also expressed “serious concern” about the situation in the region and said “relevant sides need to exercise restraint and act prudently”.

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Six cities picked for Centre’s project to link research, industry

The project is being spearheaded by the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) on a priority basis under its agenda for the first 100 days of the NDA government’s second term.

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US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

The bill for damages from the U.S-China collision could be painfully high, starting this week if new growth figures on Wednesday show that Europe's economic motor, Germany, is stalled or shrinking.

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Exorcising Curzon’s ghost (Editorial)

By reorganising Kashmir’s political status, Modi govt is addressing a colonial mess

India’s recent decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir is about the unfinished task of extending effective territorial sovereignty over lands it has claimed.

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No harmful chemicals in PET bottles, finds CSIR study

The CFRTI analysis, commissioned by an industry body, concluded that antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, lead, mercury, selenium and zinc “were below” their detection limits (BDL) of 0.001 mg/kg.

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PM-JAY to include cancer treatment soon, say health officials

If all goes as planned, cancer treatments will soon be covered under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), which is the Central Government’s health insurance scheme that aims to give medical cover to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families of approximately 50 crore beneficiaries, providing coverage of up to ₹5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.

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