Must Read News Articles – March 7

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

Law to regulate use of air conditioners: To coax establishments to use electricity more efficiently, the Union Environment Ministry is mulling laws that will require buildings — commercial spaces, airports, offices — to ensure that air conditioners function at pre-set temperatures.

‘Polluted environment kills 1.7 million children a year’: WHO report says harmful exposure can start in the womb.


Cracking the GDP mystery: The CSO has been consistent with its methods, allowing little room for suspicion of window dressing.

GST Bill: Last mile concerns: The common ground on GST should be accompanied by clarity on the road map.

The Tawang test: Delhi and Beijing must manage tensions and focus on the big bilateral issues.


NIIF in talks with two sovereign funds: National infrastructure fund eyes overseas co-investors in the wake of Centre’s $3-billion commitment.

Indian Express

Many meanings of corruption: The Supreme Court’s recent reading of the law of contempt comes as a welcome relief.

Live Mint

India-China border dispute is here to stay: China’s insistence on Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh reduces the prospect of a resolution but India should be in no hurry either.

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