India and neighbors Dhaka plea made MEA shift stand: (The Hindu) Delhi broke silence on Rohingya issue. The disaster next door: (The Hindu, Editorial) India’s stance on the Rohingya refugees undermines its ties with Bangladesh and its regional leadership. Shifting ties: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Despite Look East talk, Delhi's reflexes have been much slower than Beijing. For India and Myanmar, a challenging road ahead.Indian Constitution Refugees go to SC against Article 35A: (The Hindu) They migrated from West Pakistan.
Indian Economy. Planning, Growth and Employment Fall in GDP figures structural, not transient, says SBI report: (The Hindu) ‘Govt. must not cut spending as growth drivers are missing’. ‘NPAs: challenge is to avoid delays’: (The Hindu) Bankers worry that appeals to other courts and the workload at NCLT may push deadlines out further. GST: efficiencies have risen in manufacturing: (The Hindu) India’s manufacturing sector gives a major thrust to economic growth, contributing to the GDP, creating employment opportunities and attracting foreign investments. Search for quality: (The Hindu, Editorial) SEBI’s proposed rules may not necessarily improve the quality of credit rating services. Pollution and conservation A forest policy on today’s terms: (The Hindu, Editorial) The National Forest Policy must be refreshed as it contains concepts that have been long discarded. Cropping pattern, Agriculture, e-technology No feel for the pulse: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Prices crashed last year because there was a glut in imports during a year of record production. Government has not corrected the policy snags that led to this anomaly.
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CARB-X, or Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator, is a public-private international partnership, which was set up in 2016 to focus on innovations to improve diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant infections.India, U.S. in talks for C-17 deal: (The Hindu) The aircraft will be handed over within a month of signing the contract.