The 40-year-old Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan has been an outstanding example of conflict resolution but scarcity of water in the basin states since the early 1990s has brought the agreement under strain and its "survival appears weak", according to a UN report. "The treaty fails to address two issues: the division of shortages in dry years between India and Pakistan, when flows are almost half as compared to wet years, and the cumulative impact of storages on the flows of the ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Pak using 'clear ambiguity' in Indus Water Treaty to not settle water dispute with India: UNDP report - Sify, 3 weeks ago
Pakistan neglect causing delay in water issues with India: UNDP - Sify, 3 weeks ago
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GAAR will not override the recently revised double taxation avoidance agreements with Mauritius and Singapore. The finance ministry sent positive signals to foreign portfolio investors on Friday by clarifying that the general anti-avoidance rules (GAAR, on taxes) will not override tax treaties with suitable limitation of benefit (LoB) clauses, but which had certain grey areas to interpret. Experts said it would have been better if these clarifications could have come earlier, as it takes ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
By Andrew MacAskill and Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) - Banks with large London operations say they will step up lobbying European officials because they are running out of arguments to convince the British government the industry needs single market access ...Sify, 1 month ago
In their business costs, some foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have sought greater clarity on taxation rules for indirect transfer of securities from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and the finance ministry, especially after the recent ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
A new draft proposal circulated among Nuclear Suppliers Group member states early this month could pave the way for India to become a member of the elite club, but this is unlikely to happen before the end of the Barack Obama presidency next month. The American push for India to become a full-fledged member of the NSG would now have to be pursued by the incoming Sonald Trump administration as the outgoing Obama administration is unlikely to fulfill its promise made to the Narendra Modi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago New draft proposal could pave way for India's NSG membership Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
The Japanese prime minister's visit, to the spot that was bombed 75 years ago, shows that it is possible for former enemies to transcend recriminatory impulses, observes Rajaram Panda. IMAGE: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Barack Obama at a wreath-laying ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. All photographs: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters After his attempt to achieve reconciliation with Russia by meeting President Vladimir Putin at his hometown in the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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