Farmers at a rice field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India. Reuters
India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s No.2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers
A weak monsoon season will not only impact agricultural production, but also subdue consumption and consequently slowdown the country’s economic growth.
Prominent south Indian leaders have flayed Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s proposal for “one nation, one language” formula. Shah pitched the idea on Saturday on the occasion of Hindi Diwas.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill said that there was no increase in the prices of petroleum products despite the continuous rise in the prices in the world market.
Britain’s government plans to launch the world’s first sovereign green bonds for retail investors as part of its push to create a net-zero-carbon economy by 2050.
Warren Buffett is upbeat on US economy and his company Berkshire Hathaway continues to buy back its stocks even as COVID-19 pandemic hits results.