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Environment may be a new federal faultline
The burden of protecting India’s environmental resources is bound to be unequal across states and regions
Published on May 29, 2023 08:39 PM IST
A pioneer of modern economics passes away
Robert Lucas was a restless, fiercely intellectual scholar who brought rigour and profound insights into any problem he studied
Updated on May 16, 2023 08:10 PM IST
India must advance through an equitable workforce
This article is authored by Pravin Agarwala, co-founder & group CEO, BetterPlace.
Published on May 09, 2023 11:04 AM IST
India’s logistic policy and its implications
This article is authored by Shaurya Doval, member, Board of Governance, India Foundation.
Published on May 01, 2023 12:15 PM IST
Income of 'less-skilled' Indians in US improving? Study observes 500% jump
The study found that low-skilled Indians who migrated to the United States tend to see a significant gain in their income of around 500%.
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 10:31 AM IST
UK PM Rishi Sunak joins live with business leaders in a bid to promote economy
Over 200 of the UK’s highest-profile CEOs and business leaders gathered in London for the first Business Connect event to hear directly from Sunak.
Published on Apr 24, 2023 07:59 PM IST
Hutong Cat | Population: A new front emerges in tense India-China ties
China is expected to be overtaken by India as the world's most populous country in 2023. What does this imply?
Published on Apr 24, 2023 07:33 PM IST
Housing optimism is back in Canada, boosting consumer confidence
The national benchmark price for a home climbed 0.2% to C$709,000 ($524,000) in March, the first monthly increase a year.
Published on Apr 24, 2023 07:06 PM IST
Find ways to address lopsided development
While it is less talked about, regional inequality is as widespread as interpersonal inequality in India
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 06:47 PM IST
World's glaciers melted at dramatic speed in 2022, saving them a lost cause: UN
Sea levels are at a record high, having risen by an average of 4.62 millimetres per year between 2013 and 2022 -- double the rate it was between 1993 and 2002.
Published on Apr 21, 2023 05:24 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Kashmir Valley’s yellow flowers blossoming into avenue of opportunities
The mustard flowers have become a bit of a tourist attraction for Kashmir Valley, commanding stopovers on national highways and other roads
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:25 AM IST
, PulwamaMir Ehsan
Gold price slumps ₹390, silver marginally declines: Check latest prices
Gold and silver prices: The price of 24 carat gold also witnessed a decline on Tuesday. One gram of 24-carat gold is priced at ₹6,043.
Published on Apr 11, 2023 06:32 AM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Shobhit Gupta
RBI repo rate pause brings relief to home buyers, real estate sector
The repo rate is the rate of interest at which the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) lends money to commercial banks.
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 08:23 PM IST
BJP-led govt in MP forms four caste specific welfare boards
A statistics department estimates that there are 3.5 million Rajaks, 1.8 million Teldhanis, 4.2 million Vishwakarmas and 0.58 million Swarnakala artists residing in the state
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 06:56 PM IST
China's new home sales sees sharp rise in March: Survey
The sales of new homes rose 55.7% month-on-month, up from growth of 31.9% in February.
Published on Apr 03, 2023 03:36 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Russian Sherpa calls for global economic growth
Lukash, who is participating in the second meeting of G20 sherpas hosted by India in the backwaters of Kerala, said any shift from the grouping’s responsibilities as the premier forum for global economic cooperation will mean that it will “not be able to reach consensus” and issue joint communique.
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 12:01 AM IST
Rezaul H Laskar, Kumarakom
IndiGo to have 350 aircraft in its fleet next fiscal year
At the same time, the airline is looking to end the current fiscal with around 306 planes in the fleet with the passenger volume estimated at over 85 million.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:51 PM IST
Balance energy needs with climate action
Focus on channelling greater finance at lower costs, building resilience, securing clean sources of energy, and bringing this transition closer to people. As G20 president, India is uniquely placed to do this
Published on Mar 22, 2023 01:12 PM IST
7% GDP forecast for current fiscal 'very realistic': Chief Economic Advisor
"We need to be prepared for tighter financial conditions globally, weather-related uncertainties and geopolitical factors. 2023-24 may not see a big ticker shock as we saw in early months of 2022-23 as the war broke out in 2022 but nonetheless some of the underlying factors are still simmering and we need to be watchful," Nageswaran said.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 10:35 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
India's growth slowed to 4.4% in Oct-Dec, says govt data
India's October-December gross domestic product (GDP) was below Reuters forecast of 4.6%.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 05:49 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Eight key infra sectors output grows at 4-month high of 7.8% in Jan: Govt data
The growth rate of eight infrastructure sectors -- coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity -- stood at 7.9 per cent in April-January this fiscal as against 11.6 per cent during the same period last fiscal.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 05:41 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Sri Lanka Central Bank sees inflation to cool from 70% to 4% by end 2023: Report
Sri Lanka’s inflation is expected to significantly cool in the coming months after peaking near 70% this year, and the nation may gradually relax a currency band as inflows improve, central bank governor Nandalal Weerasinghe said.
Published on Nov 28, 2022 01:23 PM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash
Economists say India's GDP expansion at about 6% is a sweet spot: Report
“The key issue is that India’s widening growth differentials relative to rest of the world is double edged, as it brings risks of a larger external deficit with it,” said Barclays’s Rahul Bajoria.
Published on Nov 28, 2022 01:21 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
‘Things likely to get worse’: IMF warns of higher recession risk
Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the IMF, told an audience at Georgetown University on Thursday that “things are more likely to get worse before it gets better," saying the Russian invasion of Ukraine that began in February has dramatically changed the IMF's outlook on the economy.
Published on Oct 06, 2022 08:14 PM IST
India economic growth to be sustained by consumer spending rebound: Govt
The Centre said an increase in private consumption and higher capacity utilisation rates had helped private-sector capital expenditure reach one of its highest levels in the last decade.
Published on Sep 17, 2022 01:23 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Aryan Prakash
Courts must take a holistic view of the economy
The article has been authored by Ashish Bharadwaj, professor and dean at OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat
Published on Aug 03, 2022 04:38 PM IST
Growth vs inflation: A case for recalibration of policy
Retail inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew 7.01% in the month of June, making it the sixth consecutive month of inflation staying above the 6% upper limit of the Reserve Bank of India’s tolerance band.
Updated on Jul 14, 2022 09:31 AM IST
Roshan Kishore, New Delhi
World Bank cuts India's economic growth forecast to 7.5 pc for FY23
The GDP growth compares to an 8.7 per cent expansion in the previous 2021-22 fiscal.
Published on Jun 07, 2022 07:34 PM IST
After IMF, World Bank, UBS trims India growth forecast to 7 per cent
The International Monetary Fund had revised its India growth to 8.2 per cent, down by 0.8 base points from the previous year. The World Bank had also cut its economic growth forecast for India from 8.7 per cent to 8 per cent.
Published on Apr 22, 2022 04:29 PM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Aryan Prakash
Manufacturing, construction will drive growth, says FinMin
Referring to various initiatives in the Union Budget 2022-23, the state-backed review said the Centre’s Production Linked Incentive (PLI) schemes and public spending in capital infrastructure will be “growth drivers”.
Published on Feb 17, 2022 04:28 AM IST
Zia Haq, Hindustan Times, New Delhi