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The New Bihar: Rekindling Governance and Development
Nicholas Stern and NK Singh will be joined by a panel to launch their book and discuss the economic developments in recent years, and future prospects for growth, in Bihar.
Co-hosted with International Growth Centre and South Asia Centre
India's Mars mission
Dr Ruth Kattumuri discusses the launch of India's first spacecraft to Mars on BBC World News.
An Uncertain Glory: The economic and social condition of modern India
Maintaining rapid as well as environmentally sustainable growth remains an important and achievable goal for India. In this lecture Amartya Sen argued that India's main problems lie elsewhere, particularly in the lack of attention that is paid to the essential needs of the people, especially the poor.
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