Business  /  Published 23.04.22

Nirmala eye on countries facing debt

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has underlined the need to rescue countries facing debt stress due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic and the recent geo-political developments. During a me...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 09.04.22

Lanka seeks $3 billion

Sri Lanka will need about $3 billion in external assistance within the next six months to help restore supplies of essential items, including fuel and medicines, to manage a severe economic crisis, it...
By Reuters in Colombo

News  /  Published 02.04.22

Decomposed bodies of mother, son found in Dum Dum

The house owner had told the cops that while he received the rent for the first three months on time, the family started faltering from the fourth month onwards. “A few days back the son told m...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.02.22

Blame on debt for Ballygunge trader's death

A man, who had a cigarette distributorship, was found dead in his rented apartment at Ballygunge Garden Road on Monday morning. Police suspect increasing debts and financial crisis drove Shyamalendu ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ballygunge

India  /  Published 03.02.22

Ad hunt to repay a debt of gratitude

Seven brothers in Kerala have put out a newspaper advertisement looking for a person from whom their father had borrowed money in Dubai after falling on hard times four decades ago. The lower middle ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


Business  /  Published 28.10.21

Benchmarking plan for MFs

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed a two-tiered structure to standardise and ensure uniformity in the benchmarking of mutual fund schemes, giving investors the opportunity ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 13.10.21

Global debt at all-time high

Due to the COVID-19 and policies put in place to respond to it, the global debt has jumped to a new high of USD 226 trillion with India's dues projected to rise to 90.6 per cent in 2021, the Inter...
By Our Bureau, PTI

News  /  Published 12.10.21

Debt drives father to suicide in Golf Green

On a day the city was getting ready to celebrate, a father whose business floundered because of the pandemic and failed to repay an education loan he had taken for his daughter, hanged himself inside ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Golf Green

Business  /  Published 10.10.21

Centre to monetise AI subsidiaries

After completing the significant Air India privatisation process, the government will now start work on monetising its four other subsidiaries, including Alliance Air, and over Rs 14,700 crore wo...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.09.21

India's external debt rises 2.1% to $570 billion

India's external debt rose modestly by 2.1 per cent year-on-year to $570 billion as of March-end 2021, notwithstanding the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the finance ministry. External debt to G...
By PTI in New Delhi


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