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This Day in History on 16-may The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 16-may . The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams. On this page, we have listed important articles from various newspapers including The Hindu, Indian Express, Financial Express, PIB for date 16 May 2017. The students are advised to go through these articles in details. the-hindu-logo-jpeg

The Hindu

Front Page

Jadhav’s trial farcical, says India {Judicial System} ‘Will enact divorce law for Muslims’ {Social issue}


‘Triple talaq should be declared invalid’ {Social issue}


‘New Silk Road can spur China-India-Pak. partnership’ {International Relations}


Triple talaq not fundamental to Islam   {Social issue} The Modi paradigm  {Indian Politics} Putting a global price on carbon {Indian Economy} The ‘public’ in public health {Health issue} Timely refresh {Indian Economy} Off the road {International Relations} Déjà vu at G7 meet {Global groupings} When being clever isn’t enough  {Economic Development}


Virus scare spurs banks into action  {Security}

Indian Express

Front Page 

Hearings at the Hague: Stop Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution, says India, Pak cites 150-day period {Judicial System}

Express Network

Goods and Services Tax: ‘Robust IT set up, info dissemination key to successful implementation’ {Economic Development}


Feeling blue  {Security} Pain in the joints {Indian Politics} Know your river {Environment} Letting Down The Law {Rights Issues} Raja Mandala: The politics of territory  {International Relations}

The Idea Page 

Keeping the promise {Indian Politics} You march on, girl {Indian Politics} Two verdicts, one message {Judicial System}


Wannacry ransomware: ‘Regular software updates can keep threats at bay’  {Security}

PIB (Press India Bureau)

Financial Express

Front Page

Reliance Jio row: 2 CCI members blame Mukesh Ambani’s telco for congestion, say Vodafone, Bharti Airtel not at fault {Telecommunication}

Economy News

Narendra Modi government restores sugar subsidy for the Antyodaya Anna Yojana families  {Public Policy}

Edits & Columns News

Chilling price control order: Not just GM Mustard, need stronger IPR regime {Science and Technology}
Ransomware – Wannacry attack: In India’s case, government needs to be a lot more proactive {Security}

Futher Reading

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