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Ambitious economic targets could embarrass Modi govt if it doesn’t show greater purpose

Targets like a GDP of $5 trillion, increasing manufacturing to 25% of GDP, doubling farmers’ incomes and exports will not make Modi govt’s life easier.
Arvind Subramanian

PM Modi’s economic council will point-by-point rebut ex-CEA’s revised GDP numbers

Ex-economic adviser Arvind Subramanian claimed that India's growth rate has been overestimated by around 2.5% between 2011-12 and 2016-17.
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The Modi government is the most faceless, nameless & talent-averse India has seen

The Modi government has run out of intellectual capital and this explains its stall in key sectors and fading momentum.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Pakistan economic advisers work towards avoiding IMF bailout

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan seeks advice from friend on housing, and Maryam Nawaz says Shehbaz has a different way of dealing with politics.
Syeda Shehla Raza

Imran Khan’s Ahmadi choice draws flak from Benazir’s party member, but Twitter flays her 

Here’s what's happening across the border: Ghaseet Pura's Ahmadis and Muslims sign a peace accord; and Bushra Maneka's ex-husband alleges harassment.

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Coronavirus attacks blood vessels, creates strange clots, autopsy studies show

Autopsies have revealed that Covid-19 is no ordinary respiratory disease. The virus is killing people by ravaging the circulatory system.

40 Covid apps across India: Lack of coordination or needed for micro-management?

India now has nearly 40 Covid-19 apps, including Aarogya Setu. The purpose of these apps range from contact tracing to providing health information and issuing e-passes.

Defence

File image of Chinese President Xi Jinping | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

Ladakh military operation has President Xi Jinping’s sanction: China expert Jayadeva Ranade

Jayadeva Ranade says India shouldn’t hurry to settle the issue, questions why China carried out an operation that needed so much planning and money.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.