Daily Archives: December 10, 2018

Former CEA calls for expert review of back series data

‘Puzzle’ about data needs explanation: Arvind Subramanian Amid raging controversy over the revised economic growth numbers, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has called for an investigation by experts to clear doubts and build confidence while noting that the “puzzle” about the data needs to be explained. He stressed that …

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Ministry amends rules for minorities

The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is pending in Parliament, but the Union Home Ministry has notified amendments to the Citizenship Rules, 2009, to include a separate column in the citizenship form for applicants belonging to six minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Under the amendments, a separate entry …

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Pak. issues visas to visit Shiva temple

Will provide all help to pilgrims: envoy Going ahead with a people-oriented diplomacy, Pakistan has issued a large number of visas for Indian pilgrims who are expected to visit the famed Shiva temple at Katas Raj Dham, near the city of Lahore. “Group of Indian pilgrims, comprising 139 people, has …

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‘History’s greatest arms race in Asia’

Ex-NSA blames U.S.-China tensions Asia is witnessing “history’s greatest arms race” as a result of a sense of insecurity stemming from tensions between the United States and China, and an “ill-defined Indo-Pacific concept”, said former National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon here on Sunday. “U.S. and Japan seek partners for …

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