Important Articles from Indian Express: 16/5/2020

Front Page

  • Freeing up the farmer: Govt to ease curbs on trade open up markets (GS-3 Agriculture)
  • Road row : As army chief sees hand of third party : Nepal threatens action (GS-2)
  • In Centres plan for making Metro rides safe, QR based tickets linked to Aarogya setu app (Gs-2)

Outbreak

  • Govt keeps eye on surges to track hotspots (GS-2)
  • No action for now if firms don’t pay full wages to staff (Gs-2)
  • Early onset of monsoon late withdrawal (GS-1)
  • Three – fourth of planned surgeries could be cancelled, put off : study (GS-2)

Editorial

  • Retracing our steps (GS-1)
  • Freeing the farm (GS-3)
  • Back on the move

Ideas Page

  • Two crises, two lessons
  • Mayday for aviation

Explained

  • If flights resume : Study estimates outbreak risk

Outbreak

  • Taiwan rejects Beijing’s one china condition as ticket to participate in key WHO meeting (GS-2)

Economy

  • Residents Indian remit record $18.75 bn in FY 20 : Spends on travel education dominate (GS-3)
  • Govt support can help agri industry account for 20% of exports by 2025 need to fix other problems (GS-3)
  • Measures being taken to clear dues of MSMEs : Sitharaman (GS-3)
  • World Bank approves$1bn support India’s fight against pandemic(GS-3)

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