Cardiovascular diseases tend to affect patients in their most productive years and often have catastrophic social and economic consequences apart from resulting in lifelong risks of negative health outcomes
India's exports plunged by a record 34.57 per cent in March due to a steep decline in shipments of leather, gems and jewellery and petroleum products, dragging the total exports in 2019-20 down to $314.31 billion, official data showed on Wednesday
Gold imports, which have a bearing on the country's current account deficit (CAD), fell 14.23 percent to $28.2 billion during 2019-20, according to commerce ministry data
Gold imports, which have a bearing on the country's current account deficit (CAD), fell 8.86 percent to $27 billion (about Rs 1.90 lakh crore) during April-February period of the current financial year, according to commerce ministry data
India's current account deficit narrows to $1.4 billion in December quarter as net services receipts rise
The sharp contraction was primarily due to a lower trade deficit at $34.6 billion, and a rise in net services receipts, the central bank said.
Budget 2020: Abolishing dividend distribution tax, rationalising income tax slabs among most expected reliefs from Nirmala Sitharaman
This year’s Budget should look at increasing the limit of deduction under section 80C.
High oil prices pose threat to improvement in CAD in FY20; balance of payment surplus likely: Report
Market participants view the rally in Brent oil prices as "a threat to the improvement in India's FY20 CAD and forecasts for a balance of payment surplus," it stated.
Gold imports plunge 12% to hit three-year low in 2019, record high prices dent demand; trade deficit narrows
In August last year, the domestic spot gold prices surged to a life-time high of Rs 40,220 per 10 grams due to worries over a possible global recession and uncertainty over the US-China trade talks.
India's gold imports, which have a bearing on the current account deficit (CAD), fell about 7 percent to $20.57 billion during April-November period of the ongoing financial year, according to the commerce ministry data
Current account deficit narrows to 0.9% of GDP in July-September quarter on lower trade deficit: RBI
In the first half of the current fiscal, the CAD narrowed to 1.5 percent of GDP from 2.6 percent in the same period in FY2018-19 on the back of a reduction in the trade deficit.
Why Union Budget 2020 is an opportunity for govt to demonstrate its intent to rebuild economic policy credibility
Union Budget documents show that from FY17 to FY20, capital expenditure allocation went up by 18 percent over four years; revenue expenditure went up by 45 percent in that same period: nearly 2.5 times more
Assamese artist Papon cancels Delhi concert following anti-citizenship bill protests in Assam: 'My home state is burning', tweets singer
In his tweets, Papon promised his fans that he would return to perform in Delhi.
Gold imports up 15.4% to $13.16 bn in April-July period; experts say traders may shift manufacturing bases to other countries
According to industry experts, there are apprehensions that sectoral players may shift their manufacturing bases to neighbouring countries due to high import duty on gold in India.
Gold imports up 35.5% to Rs 80,000 cr during April-June quarter; trade deficit rises marginally to $45.96 bn
To mitigate the negative impact of gold imports on trade deficit and CAD, the government increased the import duty on gold to 12.5% from 10% in this year's Budget.
GJC urges govt to rollback import duty on gold; seeks comprehensive integrated policy to save gems and jewellery sector
Reduction in gold duty will directly reduce social and economic menace in the country, he said.
Easing business climate and relaxing trade-related norms will help India attract foreign investors and improve the current account deficit situation, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Budget 2019 serves all sectors of economy, builds upon India's growth story of last 5 yrs, writes ex-FM Arun Jaitley in blog
The Budget 2019 creates a political direction for an aspirational India. The economically weaker sections get the basic amenities of life and several sectors of interest to the middle-class have been incentivised.
Gold Rate After Budget 2019: Proposed import duty hike to make yellow metal, jewellery expensive in domestic market
The country's gold imports dipped about 3 percent in value terms to $32.8 billion during 2018-19. Dip in the imports expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.
Economic Survey 2019 presents good overview, but should not be read as precursor to Sitharaman's maiden Budget
The Economic Survey also takes a view that the NPA issue is behind us and hence banks can now lend.
The government is expected to further ease the foreign direct investment (FDI) norms with a view to bridge the widening current account deficit (CAD), according to the Economic Survey 2018-19