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Bad revenue likely to hit Sustainable Development Goals

India has made significant progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by UN member-states in 2015 but finances remain an issue, a study of the country's Voluntary National Review (VNR) submitted earlier this year indica

25 Sep 2017, 02:08 AM IST
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