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Mongolia seeks support against China’s ‘blockade’: Mongolia has asked for “clear support” from India against a transport-obstruction imposed by China.
Working with the right numbers: An Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) recently met in Geneva to finalise the categorisation of indicators across the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN Statistical Commission’s 48th session in March 2017 will take it forward.
Pradhan moots Asian buyers forum to counter OPEC clout: The call comes following a decision to move towards a gas-based economy.
Science and Technology
TIFR discovery challenges theory of superconductivity: A team of researchers has discovered semi-conductivity in bismuth at around -273 C°.
Not Constitutional: Making playing of national anthem mandatory goes against its spirit.
A layman’s lament: Banks charge us for insufficient funds in our accounts, then why can’t we charge them for insufficient cash?
The governance of Reserve Bank of India: If the central bank’s board rubber-stamped the currency exchange decision, it is clear then that RBI’s autonomy has been compromised.
Project Europe moving to a defining year in 2017: A new band of leaders in Europe could potentially change the European Union as it exists today with its common currency and open borders.
Intellectual property vs competition law: The competition cure may well be worse than the patent plague that it was meant to heal.