The inability to manage the jobs challenge will mean that governments will be forced to use fiscal tools to buy social peace.
India and neighbors International groupings and agreements Promises in the Rose Garden: (The Hindu, Editorial) In a well-calibrated programme, Prime Minister Modi’s U.S. visit reaffirmed an indispensable partnership. Read between the US lines: India-US relations in the age of Trump are becoming more transactional, less strategic
Cyber security Not much impact of ransomware attack on India, says govt.: With the Petya global ransomware spreading to India, the government on Wednesday said it is “closely” monitoring the situation while maintaining that there has been no large-scale impact on India yet. Indian Economy. Planning, Growth and Employment Fighting an old battle: (The Hindu, Editorial) The disabled have been affected by the high GST rates on essential aids and appliances. Govt. unveils new hydrocarbon policy: The lack of seismic sedimentary basin data had been hampering the oil and gas exploration and production sector. Niti Aayog moots new regulator for coal, gas: Niti Aayog has suggested creation of regulators for coal as well as oil and gas. Sri Lanka, India to set up solar unit soon: Sri Lanka will soon kick-start the process of setting up a solar power plant in eastern port town Trincomalee after discussions with India. Progress in the making: (Indian Express, Editorial) Unlike earlier initiatives, ‘Make In India’ is addressing the constraints to manufacturing sector growth.
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