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Update on India’s States: April 27, 2016

Andhra expands its solar energy projects, Railway Ministry to form joint venture with Maharashtra to manage projects worth $3.4 billion, Gujarat exempts small salt producers from paying industrial value-added tax (VAT), Haryana introduces scheme for acquisition of specialized technology, center…

Update on India’s States: April 21, 2016

Prime Minister Modi announces e-trading platform for agriculture produce, Rajasthan relaxes is “two child policy” for government employees, Uttar Pradesh leading in public-private partnerships, Naidu approaches World Bank for building Andhra’s capital, ADB to provide $300 million for roads in…

New Era Dawns in Myanmar

By Aung Din — It was March 30, a beautiful but extremely hot summer day in Myanmar. The sky above Naypyitaw, the secluded capital, was clear. The enormous parliament compound was filled with thousands of people and I was one…