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Today’s Important Editorials 20th April 2017

UGC’s decision to curtail MPhil and PhD seats in universities; Turkey’s referendum; Protectionism in developed nations; monsoon forecast; Importance of mediation in settling debt issues; SPARK (Sustainable Progress through Application of Research and Knowledge); Finance Bill, 2017; etc.
By IT's Selection Team
April 20, 2017

Contents

  • Clouds of prosperity
  • The degree disease
  • The case for mediated settlements
  • SPARK or an ember?
  • A bill that is thrifty, goes by the book
  • Istanbul’s Sultan
  • Protectionism in developed nations to affect India, China, South Africa the most: IMF
  • When the Dalai Lama visited Tawang

 

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Clouds of prosperity

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The monsoon forecast should galvanise the country to make the most of a good season.


The degree disease

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An emphasis on quality in our research programmes, rather than the number of seats, will further scholarship


The case for mediated settlements

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To reduce NPAs, creditors and debtors need sufficient immunity to hammer out sound commercial solutions


SPARK or an ember?

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Earlier this year, top administrators in Indian science submitted a detailed project report to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


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A bill that is thrifty, goes by the book

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Merger of tribunals in the Finance Bill will lead to uniformity in rules of service, prevent overlap and save taxpayers’ money


Istanbul’s Sultan

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Turkey’s referendum dramatically changed its polity — and its president’s powers


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Protectionism in developed nations to affect India, China, South Africa the most: IMF

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If protectionist pressures increase, the combination of declining global trade and growth would increase corporate vulnerability, that may lead to financial stability risks, says IMF


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When the Dalai Lama visited Tawang

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We should have no doubt that in its quest for hegemony in Asia, China will give no diplomatic space to countries like Japan, India and Vietnam to enhance their economic influence.

 

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