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News  /  Published 26.03.22

Water meters to be installed at Salt Lake homes, tanks

Both the exercises were done at the insistence of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that had pumped in funds to modernise the water supply system in the city. In Salt Lake, a civic official pointed ou...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 23.09.21

ADB lowers growth forecast

The Asian Development Bank has revised downwards its growth forecast for India for the current fiscal to 10 per cent from 11 per cent predicted earlier, citing the adverse impact of the second wave of...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.21

State water pact with ADB

A tripartite loan agreement of Rs 1,168 crore was signed between Jharkhand urban development department, Asian Development Bank and the Union government to develop water supply infrastructure and stre...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 06.09.21

TN: $1 50 mn loan for urban housing

Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank has approved a USD 150 million (about Rs 1,095 crore) loan for a sustainable housing project for the urban poor in Tamil Nadu. The loan to provide a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.08.21

Gadkari: Need policy to use RBI reserves

Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday pitched for formulating a policy for using the Reserve Bank of India's rising foreign exchange reserves for funding road proje...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 21.07.21

Only 12% cash outgo in extra spending bill

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday sought Parliament’s approval to spend Rs 1.87 lakh crore as gross additional expenditure. Of this, the actual cash outgo will only be Rs 23,675 cro...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.04.21

Road to recovery turns rocky

Global credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) on Wednesday warned of downside risks for the Indian economy if the second wave of the pandemic persists. A long-drawn outbreak will imp...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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

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


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