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Calcutta Diary

AM Nothing is impermissible, or impossible, in love and war. The World Bank loves the Indian government and it has willed the Indian growth rate to be 5 per cent this year. Come hell or high water, the on-the-face-of-it unreachable target has to be transformed into reality. There are ways and ways of bringing the miracle off BEAUTY is in the eye of the beholder. So too are, apparently, prospect s of economic growth. The World Bank, pleased beyond measure with the way the government of this country has conducted itself in recent months, has taken to crystal-gazing; with such excellent things happening to it, the Indian economy, it has not the least doubt, is going to grow by 5 per cent in the current year.

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