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‘America First’: A dark shadow for the world

Trump emphatically restated old themes, combining populism and nationalism, standard fare in his pre-election stump speeches.

23 Jan 2017 4:52 AM

2017 heralds a tectonic shift in India’s economy

Even as the Indian economy makes strides towards progress, there are still some challenges that will have to be faced.

22 Jan 2017 6:28 AM

India's growth rate cut, China picks up

India, however, continues to be the fastest growing countries among emerging economies.

17 Jan 2017 3:55 AM

A blip on growth?

Perhaps former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s dire predictions aren’t entirely misplaced.

13 Jan 2017 2:08 AM

World Bank predicts brief cut in India’s growth rate

India maintains the distinction of being the fastest growing emerging market economies of the world, bypassing China.

12 Jan 2017 4:32 AM


Pakistan seeks US support in Indus Water dispute with India

India's repeated threats to run Pakistan dry pose a real threat to Pakistan's food and economic security.

31 Dec 2016 1:05 PM

Indus water dispute: World Bank president reaches out to Pakistan FM

The call came in response to the Pakistan FM’s earlier letter urging the World Bank to appoint a chairman for then Court of Arbitration.

27 Dec 2016 10:03 AM

MIT boost for city ferry service

Project would enable commercial navigation of vessels with capacity of 1,500-2,000 tons.

26 Dec 2016 4:56 AM

Disabled women face double discrimination

Disability is a public health, a human right and development issue.

22 Dec 2016 2:46 AM

Companies may be up in 4 days

Currently, it takes a minimum of three weeks to start a company in India.

21 Dec 2016 1:28 AM


World Bank move may cloud Indus pact: India

Under the IWT, signed by India and Pakistan in 1960, the World Bank has a specific role of dispute resolution between the two countries.

08 Dec 2016 1:09 AM

World Bank grills Railways over safety measures

WB is pushing for new trains to come with in-built automatic sliding doors (ASD).

01 Dec 2016 2:15 AM

Govt to analyse World Bank's doing biz report

India's rank remained unchanged at 130th out of 190 countries in the World Bank's latest report.

30 Nov 2016 4:05 PM

In rush to go digital, don’t junk cash yet

A mere 1.5 million commercial entities accept cashless transactions in India.

28 Nov 2016 12:09 AM

Govt detects fake notes worth Rs 28 crore

Incorporating new security features/new designs in the bank notes to stay ahead of the counterfeiters is an ongoing process.

18 Nov 2016 5:04 PM