Important Articles from Indian Express: 5/6/2020

Front Page

  • India-Australia upgrade strategic talks to Minister level, as with US, Japan (GS-2)
  • Unlockdown SOPs :50% seats in Restaurants food courts and malls (GS-2)
  • Delhi last week : Every fourth sample positive, officials blame laxity (GS-2)
  • 20% of India’s case in Mumbai but daily test frozen at 4000 all of May (GS-2)

Outbreak

  • As hospitals turn Covid only, worries over where other patients will go (GS-2)
  • Need large number of makeshift hospitals in near future: Govt to SC (GS-2)
  • Sustained doses of HCQ may lessen risk of infection among frontline workers : Study (GS-2)
  • India pledges $ 15 million to international vaccine alliance (GS-2)

Express Network

  • After Trump – Modi call, India briefs Russia (GS-2)
  • 227out of 58867 on Vande Bharat flights tested positive : Centre to HC (GS-2)
  • SC questions interest charged in loan repayment moratorium (GS-3)
  • Health emerges as key area for CAG amid Covid19 (GS-2)

Editorial

  • An agenda for a G12 (GS-2)
  • Names and labels (GS-1)
  • Cry of the world

Ideas Page

  • Cash transfers, not loans (GS-3)
  • Law on locusts (GS-3)

Explained

  • George Floyd’s America in black & White

World

  • New cases multiply worldwide at fastest pace so far (GS-2)

Economy

  • Unemployment rate inches down to 5.8% minor rise in joblessness among SCs and STs (GS-3)
  • Atmanirbhar package : PSBs adequately capitalised, unlikely to get fresh infusion (GS-3)
  • FY 21 consumer confidence collapses, real GDP may contract by 1.5% (GS-3)