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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, August 15, 2020.(REUTERS)

Modi’s clear message | HT Editorial

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 09:52 PM IST
But domestic competition is not enough. Indian firms need help to become globally competitive
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The strong mandate received by the ruling party would indicate that the efforts made towards basic provisions and financial inclusion were successful(ANI)
The strong mandate received by the ruling party would indicate that the efforts made towards basic provisions and financial inclusion were successful(ANI)

The budget must dispel the people’s doubts

By Govind Sankaranarayanan
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 08:05 PM IST
Explaining the rationale underpinning the government’s choices will help increase trust and belief in its plans
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PM Narendra Modi put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unilateralism at global financial organisations.(Twitter/Raveesh Kumar)
PM Narendra Modi put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unilateralism at global financial organisations.(Twitter/Raveesh Kumar)

PM Modi puts forward five-point approach to tackle challenges like unilateralism, protectionism

By Press Trust of India | Osaka, Japan
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Speaking at the informal BRICS leaders’ meeting in Osaka, Modi said that there was an immediate need to strengthen the WTO, fighting protectionism, ensuring energy security and work together to fight terrorism.
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A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida.(REUTERS)
A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida.(REUTERS)

India’s growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 05:54 PM IST
The growth rate can be easily increased by 1 per cent by addressing structural problems through reforms, the council observed during its meeting Friday.
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Elected on high hopes to battle corruption and fix Pakistan’s economic malaise, Prime Minister Imran Khan set a raft of ambitious targets for his first 100 days in office.(Reuters Photo)
Elected on high hopes to battle corruption and fix Pakistan’s economic malaise, Prime Minister Imran Khan set a raft of ambitious targets for his first 100 days in office.(Reuters Photo)

Imran Khan’s 100 days in office as Pakistan’s leader: Scorecard

By Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Imran Khan and his top leadership are sincere about implementing structural reforms and eradicating deep-rooted corruption, according to Western diplomats and government officials.
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The GDP growth rate of BRICS nations was significantly higher, and widening its lead, than the world-average and the US GDP growth numbers in the years before the first BRICS ministerial meeting in 2006(AFP File Photo)
The GDP growth rate of BRICS nations was significantly higher, and widening its lead, than the world-average and the US GDP growth numbers in the years before the first BRICS ministerial meeting in 2006(AFP File Photo)

2008 financial crisis and unraveling of the BRICS

By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 01:09 PM IST
Export demand from the pre-crisis boom was a big driver of economic growth for the Brics countries. However, slow growth in world trade and threat of trade wars have curbed these tailwinds in the post-crisis world.
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An official said that over the next 10 months, the Naveen Patnaik government is planning to recruit 27,000  doctors, police sub-inspectors, constables, junior clerks, revenue inspectors, assistant executive engineers, junior engineers, veterinary surgeons, junior clerks and fire officers, among others.(PTI/File Photo)
An official said that over the next 10 months, the Naveen Patnaik government is planning to recruit 27,000  doctors, police sub-inspectors, constables, junior clerks, revenue inspectors, assistant executive engineers, junior engineers, veterinary surgeons, junior clerks and fire officers, among others.(PTI/File Photo)

Odisha govt to ‘disengage’ 50,000 retired employees

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 11:32 PM IST
A government source said a decision to this effect was taken last month during a meeting of secretaries of all departments. Disengagement of retired persons from government services was a logical step when largescale recruitment was on in several departments, the source added.
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A Kendriya Bhandar at RK Puram. Kendriya Bhandar has over 92,000 members, including the central government, which holds almost 70% shares.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
A Kendriya Bhandar at RK Puram. Kendriya Bhandar has over 92,000 members, including the central government, which holds almost 70% shares.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

How Delhi’s consumer cooperative stores are struggling to survive

By Manoj Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 09:39 AM IST
Till the early 1990s, there were over 600 cooperative stores but most of them have now shut shop, including the once-bustling Super Bazar. Only about 35 are presently active.
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