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Dec 13, 2017
ADB lowers India's GDP forecast to 6.7%; cites tepid growth, effects of demonetisation and GST for slowdownIndia's GDP, largest economy in South Asia, rebounded to 6.3 percent growth in second quarter ended in September for this fiscal
Nov 16, 2017
China claims it is 'not aware' of Pakistan's move to exclude Diamer-Bhasha Dam in PoK from CPEC frameworkAmid reports of Pakistan's move to withdraw its bid to include Diamer-Bhasha Dam in PoK from the CPEC framework, China on Thursday said it was not aware of Islamabad's decision but the project to connect Xinjiang and Gwadar port is "progressing smoothly for the time being."
Oct 16, 2017
Economic slowdown bottomed out, GDP likely to grow 7% in FY18, says NITI Aayog's Rajiv KumarThe country did very well from 2007-13 and the downward cycle started in 2013-14, mainly because of spurge in lending to undeserving projects since 2007.
Oct 04, 2017
S Jaishankar in Bhutan: Foreign secretary meets top govt officials amid reports of Chinese troops near Doka LaIndian foreign secretary S Jaishankar is currently on a trip to Bhutan amid reports of fresh deployment by the Chinese People's Liberation Army near Doka La
Oct 03, 2017
Fitch lowers growth forecast to 6.9%, sees large bank NPAs dampening credit growth, investmentEconomic activity is expected to accelerate in the second half of the fiscal year with the waning impact of demonetisation shock in late 2016 and GST rollout in July
Sep 26, 2017
Asian Development Bank lowers India GDP growth outlook to 7% for 2017-18Asian Development Bank (ADB) has slashed India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7% from 7.4% owing to weakness in private consumption, manufacturing output and business investment
Sep 21, 2017
West Bengal gets $300 mn Asian Development Bank loan to carry forward fiscal reformsThe board of Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a loan of $300 million to continue a comprehensive series of fiscal reforms in West Bengal to bring about more accessible, affordable, and high quality public services
Jul 30, 2017
Centre sees environment as a burden not a societal obligation, says Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh, 63, has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2004 and held several portfolios, including rural development and drinking water and sanitation, during the second term of the UPA regime from 2009-14. But he is best-known, and still remembered, for his stint as environment minister.
Jul 25, 2017
Driverless cars will not be allowed in India, they will lead to joblessness, says Nitin GadkariThe government will focus on training drivers as adequate driving skills can provide employment to about 50 lakh people.
Jul 20, 2017
Indian economy to grow at 7.4% in 2017, 7.6% in next year, says ADB reportAccording to the report, South Asia will be the fastest growing of all sub-regions in Asia and the Pacific