Klips for 21st June

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramaniam quits

  • 3rd high profile exit after Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Panagariya
  • Will return to academic research in US

Trump caves to political pressure, backs down on separating immigrant children at Mexican border

  • Executive order comes in wake of criticism by the Pope, human right activists and business leaders
  • Order will lead to confusion since children are likely to be kept in jail indefinitely, albeit with their parents
  • Two bills to be voted on today that look to address issue but also deny chance of future citizenship to ‘Dreamers’

Legal notice can now be served on Whatsapp

  • Delhi High court judge upholds notice served based on two blue ticks
  • May lead to ambiguity in case blue ticks disabled and could also be misused if contact stored incorrectly
  • But will greatly simplify process of serving notice in case of non-responsive parties

Interesting: Instagram to launch IGTV for long-form videos

Interesting: Amazon’s Alexa will now butler at Marriott hotels


Interesting: Firefox Is Back. It’s Time to Give It a Try


Opinion: Keeping it loose: the British economy


Opinion: Neither New nor Undesireable


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