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Ties severely damaged, says China: The row between India and China on the visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh spiralled, with the China asserting that the Tibetan leader’s visit to the State “will escalate the dispute in border areas.”
Rail regulator gets green light: The Centre on Wednesday cleared the decks for setting up an independent rail regulator that will be responsible for recommending passenger fares, setting performance standards for rail operations and creating level playing policy for private sector participation.
Centre hands over to SC accreditation guidelines for NGOs, VOs: They contain details such as maintenance of accounts, audit and recovery proceedings.
BC Commission set to get constitutional status: The Union government on Wednesday introduced a new Bill in the Lok Sabha that seeks to accord constitutional status to the Backward Classes Commission, which now has only statutory powers.
India asserts sovereignty over Gilgit-Baltistan: Responding to reports of a Pakistani move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan its new province, India on Wednesday asserted its territorial sovereignty over the region.
A new Delhi chapter for Sheikh Hasina: Expectations are high in Bangladesh that her India visit will yield substantial results.
Painting it all black: Demonetisation may not unearth much because large deposits in banks aren’t necessarily black money.
‘Steps on liquidity will be in focus’: It is likely that the RBI would take steps to reduce surplus liquidity.
Sonar Bangla, again: India, Bangladesh relations need reframing. Modi and Hasina can restore Bengal’s regional centrality.
GDP is a flawed but magical indicator: All the back and forth about how GDP is calculated is only possible because despite all the flaws, the measure somehow ends up feeling right.