Farming has been the backbone of the Indian economy. File
As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares her budget, the World Bank reports India’s economy grew by 7.2 per cent in 2018-19 in contrast to the recent Indian Central Statistical Office (CSO) estimate of only 6.8 per cent growth during the period. The Bank’s Economic Prospects Report released on Tuesday
New Delhi/Mumbai: A booster dose in the form of further rate cut is expected from the Reserve Bank to rekindle economic growth which has been stunted by low demand, receding production and stagnant wages. Economy watchers contend that subdued food prices coupled with growth concerns allows RBI
New Delhi: Amid the rising mercury levels in India’s capital, the peak power demand touched 6,612 megawatt (MW), highest for the season and up by about 3,000 MW from the peak power demand recorded in the city in 2006. The power demand of the city had crossed the 6,000 MW mark last week and has been rising since then.
The UAE and benevolence are synonymous terms. When the social media helps strengthen the country’s humanitarian activities, it is all the more good. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s launching of a major philanthropic initiative, #YouthForGood, together with the UAE’s Youth Hub and Shamma Bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui,
When President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Japan later this week to discuss their nations’ worsening conflict over trade and commercial relations, the course of the global economy may depend on which Donald Trump shows up. Trump has veered for months from threatening to bring down the
The ongoing drama of the Tory leadership contest, and Labour’s ongoing shift towards support for a second referendum and Remain is disguising the very real shift in voting intention since the spring. What looks like business as usual in Westminster has not been mirrored in the country at large. Both Labour and the Conservatives
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don’t have access to clean water. India’s first Union Minister for Jal Shakti (Water Power) Gajendra Shekhawat faces this daunting task, as Modi has clubbed