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Sep 12, 2018
India must remove systemic discrepancies to wipe out lack of faith in justice system, failures of State machinery to enhance rule of lawMany believe that the fundamental role of the State is to administer the rule of law -- the principle that laws, and not people, should govern a society.
Sep 10, 2018
Developing countries accuse US, allies of stalling progress on Paris Accord as emergency UN climate talks wrap upExperts from around the world wrapped up discussions in Bangkok geared towards creating a comprehensive rulebook for countries to implement the landmark Paris Accord on climate change. But talks foundered over the key issue of how efforts to limit climate change are funded and how contributions are reported.
Sep 02, 2018
Bangkok prepares to hold climate change talks as it struggles to stay afloat amid rising sea levelsAs Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks, the sprawling city of more than 10 million is itself under siege from the environment, with dire forecasts warning it could be partially submerged in just over a decade.
Aug 31, 2018
Economy likely grew 7.6% year-on-year in April-June quarter; depreciating rupee poses risk in coming monthsThe rupee has weakened nearly 10 percent against the dollar this year, touching a record low of 70.8250 to the dollar on Thursday, and is the worst performing currency in Asia.
Aug 30, 2018
Centre to consider Kerala's demand for higher borrowing limit after flood-hit state submits memorandum on loss, damageAs part of efforts for resource mobilisation, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan held discussions with World Bank officials and said their help was necessary to rebuild the state
Aug 29, 2018
Govt expects significant jump in World Bank's ease of doing business ranking this yearThe World Bank's 'ease of doing business' report is slated to be released in October.
Aug 28, 2018
Govt, EESL, World Bank sign $300 mn pact to boost energy efficiency programme in IndiaTo be implemented by EESL, the programme will help scale up the deployment of energy saving measures in residential and public sectors, strengthen EESL's institutional capacity, and enhance its access to commercial financing.
Aug 25, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: For rehabilitation efforts to bear fruit, state's developmental policies need drastic changesGiven the scale of the devastation caused by the floods in Kerala, making profits cannot be prioritised to sanction rehabilitation projects.
Aug 16, 2018
Amarinder Singh announces projects worth over 3,600 crore for Punjab's Ludhiana; PM promises better water, medical facilitiesPunjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced several development projects worth over 3,600 crore for Ludhiana. He promised 24 hours water facilities and better medical facilities
Aug 15, 2018
Around two-thirds of working Indians earn 13% less because of widespread childhood stuntingAround two-thirds of the working population in India are earning 13 percent less because of stunting in childhood.