By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 05:57 AM IST
India is expected to rebound to grow 7.9% in 2021 after recording a contraction of 9.9% this year (2020-21 in its case) and expand 4.8% in 2022.
By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Brasilia
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 09:19 PM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. Export-Import Bank would back projects valued at $450 million in Brazil this year.
By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 08:58 PM IST
A report commissioned by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development calls on countries to go beyond growth and radically reorient economic policy in the wake of Covid-19.
By Agence France-Presse| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Paris
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2020 02:13 PM IST
In a previous report in March, by when the outbreak had hit China but not yet the world’s other large economies, the OECD slashed its global growth forecast by half a percentage point to 2.4 percent, which would have been the worst performance since the 2008 financial crisis.
By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Livemint
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 01:40 PM IST
OECD slashed India’s growth forecast for 2020-21 by 110 basis points to 5.1% due to the impact of the virus.'An upturn will require a positive impact from reforms and monetary policy support in India,' said OECD in its interim economic assessment
By Agence France-Presse | Paris
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 04:05 PM IST
In China, where the virus dubbed COVID-19 emerged in December, annual GDP growth is expected to reach just 4.9 percent, a 0.8 point drop from the OECD’s original growth forecasts announced last November.
By Tijjani Muhammad-Bande
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 06:54 PM IST
The decline in quality of education, and the gap between school learning and workplace requirements are concerns
By Srishti Jaswal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 12:02 AM IST
UT had requested for creation of posts two years ago, MHRD returns proposal while seeking information
By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 05:26 AM IST
To this end, the government is pushing manufacturers to put in place evidence-based mechanisms so that authorities can track what recycling firms undertake as EPR obligations, one of the officials cited above said.
By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 03:59 PM IST
From living in their parents’ basements to colonizing Mars only to destroy it like Earth, millennials wished for early death via dark-themed jokes and memes about never being able to retire and blamed Baby Boomers.
By Vineet Sachdev and Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 01:27 PM IST
Slowdown in growth has increased gap between North and South: The slowdown in growth in the non-OECD world has adversely affected their ability to catch up with the developed world in terms of per capita incomes.
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 07:49 PM IST
According to a UN report, the misuse and overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants are fuelling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that makes it difficult to treat common infections like tuberculosis and malaria, which could cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050.
By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2019 07:38 AM IST
Antimicrobial (including antibiotics, antivirals, antifungal and antiprotozoal) agents are critical to fight diseases in humans, animals and plants, but misuse and overuse is making an increasing number of them ineffective.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 05:44 PM IST
Addressing three key issues will help it break into the top 50 of the World Bank rankings
By Alex Tanzi, Bloomberg | Hindustsn Times
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 10:41 AM IST
India’s grasp of the second largest share will become more clear. India’s share of global GDP growth is expected to rise from 13 percent to almost 16 percent -- a jump of three percentage points.
By Manoj R Nair | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 12:18 AM IST
Mumbai is expected to spend around ₹280 crore in the current financial year – almost 1% of its municipal budget – on disposing of its garbage
By HT Correspondent | Ben Steverman, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 11:47 AM IST
Over the past few decades, the average person’s lifespan has risen almost everywhere in the world. And according to a survey, the rich are more than willing to sacrifice money for extra longevity. But does that work in their favour?