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‘Utmost priority’: New UK PM Sunak vows ‘stability’ against economic crisis

After his triumph in the UK Tory Party leadership contest, Rishi Sunak said that it is the “greatest privilege” of his life to give back to the country that he “owes so much”. UK PM-designate, Rishi Sunak vows ‘stability & unity’ against economic crisis

New Conservative Party leader and incoming Prime Minister of the UK Rishi Sunak. (Photo by Daniel LEAL/AFP)
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 11:21 PM IST

India on cusp of major economic recovery: Niti Aayog VC

Asia's third-largest economy is projected to grow 8.9 per cent in 2021-22, according to recent government data. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has pegged the economic growth rate for 2022-23 at 7.8 per cent.

Vice-Chairman NITI Aayog, Dr. Rajiv Kumar addressing at the release of the Second Edition of Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2021, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on Apr 03, 2022 02:31 PM IST

Sri Lanka to turn off street lights as economic crisis deepens

The island nation of 22 million people is struggling with rolling power cuts for up to 13 hours a day as the government is unable to make payments for fuel imports because of a lack of foreign exchange.

Sri Lankans wait to buy cooking gas at a vendor in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
Published on Mar 31, 2022 03:48 PM IST
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