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May 24, 2017
China will shut down its only undersea coal mine in OctoberChina is shutting down its only undersea coal mine, as the government struggles to rein in rising production that threatens a planned shift to cleaner-burning fuels.
May 18, 2017
GDP numbers likely to be revised higher: NomuraThe Central Statistical Office (CSO) revised India's wholesale price index (WPI) and industrial production (IP) series last week, changing the base year to 2011-12 (from 2004-05).
May 10, 2017
Task force set up to get reliable, timely data on employmentSome data is collected and published by certain agencies including the Labour Bureau, but the coverage is very small as it covers only a few sectors and the methodology is not based on updated panel of survey respondents. The net result has been that both policy making and analysis are conducted in a data vacuum,
May 09, 2017
NCRB data shows 95% rape victims in India known to offenders; Madhya Pradesh tops the listThe interactive data dashboard breaks down the numbers by national average, state/Union territory and proximity of offenders to rape victims.
Mar 22, 2017
94 infrastructure projects facing delay, cost overrun, says governmentLaw and order, delay in land acquisition, geological conditions, delay in environment and forest clearances, rehabilitation and resettlement, local body permissions, utility shifting, contractual issues are among major reasons behind the delay and cost override, minister D V Sadananda Gowda said.
Mar 15, 2017
Maharashtra government claims sexual harassment has reduced: It's not really trueThe government of Maharashtra recently announced there has been a drop in the number of sexual harassment cases in the state. Yes, now there are only 12,000-odd cases of sexual harassment in the state.
Mar 12, 2017
US man attempts to set store owned by Indian-Americans on fireA 64-year-old man attempted to burn down a convenience store owned by the Indian-Americans in Florida as he mistakenly thought it was owned by Muslims.
Mar 09, 2017
Why Economic Survey 2017 doesn't have data tables – omission or oversight?The absence of data prevents scholars and analysts from evaluating the gains or losses the economy has suffered over the years.
Mar 07, 2017
December quarter GDP growth surprising, says Fitch RatingsThe rating agency, however, projected a robust 7.1 percent growth for 2016-17 and 7.7 percent in the following two financial years (2017-18 and 2018-19).
Mar 02, 2017
Freight and fridge sales: Economists seek GDP clues amid data doubtsSome economists are perplexed by figures showing growth in consumer spending hitting a four-year high, even as sales of beverages, home appliances and vehicles fell.