Daily Current Affairs - 27-August-2019 (The Hindu, Indian Express Newspapers)

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PM rejects scope for third party mediation in Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi categorically rejected any scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, saying the two countries can discuss and resolve all issues bilaterally and “we don’t want to trouble any third country.”

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Time to strike the gavel (Editorial)

The judiciary needs to dispel the perception that its standing as the guardian of constitutional rights is faltering

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Earth’s burning lungs: On Amazon's rainforest fire

Brazil’s attitude to the destruction of large areas of the Amazon rainforest is worrying

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Giving wings to better air connectivity

Civil aviation is a Central subject and one that barely got significant attention from the States until recently. It is evident from the fact that very few States in India have active civil aviation departments. This is also due to the reason that States have had a passive role, invariably, having had to look up to the Central government for the development of airports and enhancing air connectivity. However, in the last four years, the situation has changed considerably.

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Talking trade with the EU

Why it is important for India to hasten talks with the EU on a free trade agreement

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G7 Summit: PM Modi highlights India’s efforts towards eliminating single use plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 26 highlighted India’s large scale efforts towards eliminating single use plastic, conserving water, harnessing solar energy and protecting flora and fauna for a sustainable future in his address to a G7 session on environment here.

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The Last Window (Editorial)

Like other countries, India too must act quickly and decisively on the IPCC report.

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Agenda for the bank (Editorial)

Measures unveiled for financial sector may be short-term balm. India’s banking industry needs a design change.

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A two-way street (Editorial)

India and France have equal stakes in building a strong partnership on bilateral, regional and global issues.

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International protection for ‘cute’ otters: what is CITES, what does it do?

The proposal on protecting the Tokay gecko mentioned threats from hunting and collection for use in traditional medicine.

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Explained: Reasons, implications of repo rate cut

The minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee reveal how its six members read the state of the economy. But is a repo rate cut enough, and how will linking repo rate to lending and deposits rates impact people?

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