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Opinion  /  Published 24.08.20

Great burden: Indian employment crisis

The worst effect of the pandemic on the Indian economy has been the widespread loss of jobs, substantial pay cuts, and disruptions in education and training programmes. A recent survey published by th...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 19.08.20

41 lakh youths lost their jobs during pandemic

As many as 41 lakh youths in India lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of them in the construction and farm sectors, according to a joint report by the International Labour Orga...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.20

How to pluck EC thorn in Modi’s side

The election commissioner who repeatedly dissented against clean chits to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for their controversial Lok Sabha campaign speeches last year and who was in line to become the ne...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.19

The govt shows no urgency to address the economy

The Indian economy is slowing down discernibly. Data released recently indicate that a number of organizations, including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Reserve Bank of India, th...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 10.10.19

Moody's cuts India GDP growth forecast to 5.8% for 2020

Moody's Investors Service on Thursday slashed its 2019-20 GDP growth forecast for India to 5.8 per cent from 6.2 per cent earlier, saying the economy was experiencing a pronounced slowdown which is pa...
By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 16.06.19

Pakistan in deal with ADB to get $3.4 billion

Pakistan will get a loan of US$ 3.4 billion from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for budgetary support, Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on finance has said as the cash-strapped country tries to o...
By PTI in Islamabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.09.19

Mega loan for Ranchi water

Work on the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded second phase of the Ranchi urban water supply scheme, which will benefit over 92,000 households in the city, will start from March 2020.A high-level fac...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 18.06.19

Pakistan inks 3 loan deals worth $918 million with World Bank

Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of $918 million with the World Bank. Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on finance has said that the cash-strapped country is tryin...
By PTI in Islamabad

Business  /  Published 20.12.19

Fitch predicts 4.6% growth

Fitch Ratings on Friday cut its growth forecast for India to 4.6 per cent for 2019-20 from the previous estimation of 5.6 per cent after factoring in significant deceleration in the past few quarters ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.12.19

ADB cuts India's FY20 GDP growth forecast to 5.1%

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday trimmed its forecast for India's economic growth in 2019-20 to 5.1 per cent saying consumption was affected by slow job growth and rural distress aggravat...
By PTI in New Delhi


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