Bolivia has lost 1.7 million hectares of forests and grasslands to wildfires since May, say government officials
Wildfires raging in Bolivia's forests and grasslands since May have destroyed 1.7 million hectares (4.2 million acres), officials said Wednesday, amid an $11 million effort by the government to contain them
Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Between NITI Aayog chief’s warning and CEA’s tough talk lies real cure for economy; inaction will be disastrous
By now, the fear that India’s economy is slowing and slowing at a real dangerous pace has been confirmed by hard data
GDP advance estimate of 7.2% growth number is noteworthy, but ascent towards 8% in 2019-20 looks a bit daunting
The 7.2% GDP growth number nonetheless is noteworthy as it will form the fulcrum for all futuristic scenarios that would go into the formulation of the Budget. That’s why it cannot be ignored.
Bountiful rains to boost agriculture output this year; can investment demand keep pace to buoy economy?
Crisil is not basing its optimism on agricultural production growth alone. It also points to a spurt in road construction in rural areas and says this could push non-agricultural rural incomes.
So far, rain distribution has been fairly reasonable this year.