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RC Acharya

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Reducing the trade deficit with China

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RC Acharya After China joined the WTO, India-China trade has grown exponentially, from .49 billion in 2000-01 to billion in 2018-19, with China becoming India’s largest trading partner. Soon after taking power in December 1978, Deng Xiaoping famously stated: “... More »

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US-China trade war holds a vast potential for India

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RC Acharya Of these, 151 lines are where India has a high probability to replace US exports to China, since India already has market access and is currently a competitor to the US. (Reuters) The ongoing tariff war has the makings of a new Cold War, this time b... More »

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Ending unmanned level crossings – The Financial Express

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RC Acharya Efforts to eliminate 9,340 ULCs in existence a decade ago resulted in such accidents being reduced from a peak of 70 in 2009-10, to 51 in 2013-14, and 20 in 2016-17. And 123 human casualties 2012-13 came down to 40 in 2016-17. (Representational phot... More »

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Here is India’s oil story

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RC Acharya The colonial era saw the first oilfield being developed by the Assam Oil Company, a private entity, in Digboi in Tinsukia district of Assam, where oil was discovered barely eight years after Edwin L Drake drilled the world’s first oil well in 1859 i... More »

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How to make cities resilient

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RC Acharya Promoting the well-being of humanity throughout the world’ is the Rockefeller Foundation’s motto, so to speak, and towards this objective, it has been carrying out studies and initiatives in the areas of health, food, power, jobs for over the last 1... More »