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Low crude oil price to help India

India’s energy import bill is expected to rise only 1.6 per cent annually during the next five years, as the prices of crude oil, thermal coal and liquefied natural gas are likely to remain under pres

India rejigs trade scheme to increase African trade

India has amended its duty-free market access scheme for African nations to help boost trade between the two regions, industry body CII said on Thursday.

Exporters root for free trade deal with China

At a time when government is reviewing FTAs, exporters body FIEO on Thursday asked government to sign FTA with China, saying it will boost India’s exports to the communit country.

BOA settles US mortgage probe

Settles row with the US regulator on charges of misleading investors

Weak monsoon may affect gold demand in rural India

Gold demand in rural India is expected to be lower this year with weak monsoon affecting household savings, according to the World Gold Council (WGC).

RBI again calls for deeper co-op among major central banks

Reserve bank of India (Picture for representational purpose; Photo: PTI)

These measures could minimize snowballing of adverse feedback spill-overs


After he took charge as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi did several things that reversed his election promises. For instance, India’s unique identification system, the biometric capturing of citizens, was something Mr Modi was vehemently opposed to.