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Governments neglecting green economies while re-building multi-trillion recovery phase post-COVID-19: OECD report
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Governments neglecting green economies while re-building multi-trillion recovery phase post-COVID-19: OECD report

Atleast 24 national governments are using post-COVID-19 measures to roll back existing environmental regulations and taxes and increase fossil-fuel intensive infrastructure and electricity.

Coronavirus outbreak: India's minuscule health budget hampers development of tools necessary to deal with pandemics like COVID-19
India

Coronavirus outbreak: India's minuscule health budget hampers development of tools necessary to deal with pandemics like COVID-19

Among the various scientific departments under the direct control of the Central government, the Department of Health Research (DHR), an important arm within the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, received the fewest funds to carry out research and development in the priority areas of national health and epidemics.

Crude climbs after White House comments on intervention in price war between Saudi Arabia, Russia
Business

Crude climbs after White House comments on intervention in price war between Saudi Arabia, Russia

US crude and global benchmark Brent have both collapsed about 40 percent in the last two weeks since talks between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, including Russia, broke down which led Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, to ramp up supply

Sensex rallies 542 points to 38,686, Nifty jumps 171 points in opening session; Sun Pharma, Tata Steel, RIL among top gainers
Business

Sensex rallies 542 points to 38,686, Nifty jumps 171 points in opening session; Sun Pharma, Tata Steel, RIL among top gainers

Sensex was trading 533.37 points, or 1.40 percent, higher at 38,677.39, and the NSE Nifty jumped 179.75 points, or 1.61 percent, to 11,312.50

OECD lowers India's FY21 GDP growth to 5.1% from 6.2% earlier on coronavirus concerns on domestic, global economy
Business

OECD lowers India's FY21 GDP growth to 5.1% from 6.2% earlier on coronavirus concerns on domestic, global economy

According to the latest OECD Interim Economic Outlook Forecasts, India's real GDP growth is expected at 5.1 percent during the fiscal year starting 1 April, 2020 and improve to 5.6 percent in the following year

Budget 2020: Converge multiple corporate tax rates to 15% by April 2023; CII urges govt to make announcement on 1 February
Business

Budget 2020: Converge multiple corporate tax rates to 15% by April 2023; CII urges govt to make announcement on 1 February

The government last year reduced corporate tax rates to 22 percent, plus surcharge and cess

Boosting investments: Govt gives up obsession with round-tripping; need of hour to spur foreign fund inflows, make India manufacturing hub
Business

Boosting investments: Govt gives up obsession with round-tripping; need of hour to spur foreign fund inflows, make India manufacturing hub

Investments in the domestic capital market through participatory notes, led by equity allocation, rose to Rs 81,220 crore at the end of April 2019 on hopes of favourable market conditions.

Govt directive to banks to lend raises question, OECD slashe estimate of global growth; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
Business

Govt directive to banks to lend raises question, OECD slashe estimate of global growth; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

The OECD slashed its estimate of global growth for 2019 to 2.9 percent, the lowest since the financial crisis.

Union Budget 2019: Purchasing power parity helps compare economies in terms of cost of living
India

Union Budget 2019: Purchasing power parity helps compare economies in terms of cost of living

Simply put, the purchasing power parity is equalising the purchasing power of two currencies by taking into account the cost of living and inflation differences.

Oil prices fall as China trims 2019 economic growth target; OPEC-led efforts to cut output offer support
Business

Oil prices fall as China trims 2019 economic growth target; OPEC-led efforts to cut output offer support

The US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $56.28 per barrel at 0426 GMT, down 31 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last settlement.

Ease of Doing Business ranking: India needs to exhibit more regulatory, governance and financial reforms to investors
Business

Ease of Doing Business ranking: India needs to exhibit more regulatory, governance and financial reforms to investors

The government will be required to ensure that in lieu of promoting corporate governance, it does not hamper its motive of ease of doing business in India

Indo-Swiss pact on hidden wealth: Why it isn't helping in India's fight against black money
Business

Indo-Swiss pact on hidden wealth: Why it isn't helping in India's fight against black money

Black money is known as illicit financial flows (IFFs) internationally, which are defined as a cross-border movement of funds that have been illegally or unethically earned, transferred or utilised

India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector to ensure better income to farmers, says OECD-ICRIER report
Business

India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector to ensure better income to farmers, says OECD-ICRIER report

OECD and ICRIER suggested that the input subsidies provided through the budget should be freezed and then gradually withdrawn.

Samsung to be investigated for firing workers on joining labour unions
News & Analysis

Samsung to be investigated for firing workers on joining labour unions

Some evidence in Jo’s case, however, showed Samsung was countering attempts to organize labor.

US received maximum requests from asylum seekers in 2017, says global development body report
World

US received maximum requests from asylum seekers in 2017, says global development body report

The United States received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany, OECD said in a report.

India currently world's third-largest beef exporter, to hold place till 2026, says report
India

India currently world's third-largest beef exporter, to hold place till 2026, says report

India is the world's third-biggest exporter of beef and to hold on to that position over the next decade, according to a report by the FAO and the OECD

OECD warns Austria over its slow digital transition
News & Analysis

OECD warns Austria over its slow digital transition

It also said that a changing demand in skills had affected the equality of opportunities in Austria.

Over 73 percent Indians trust Narendra Modi govt, third highest worldwide: OECD Report
India

Over 73 percent Indians trust Narendra Modi govt, third highest worldwide: OECD Report

OECD’s Government at a Glance 2017 report reveals that 73 percent Indians trust the nation's government under Narendra Modi

India to become largest milk producer in 2026: UN-OECD report 
Business

India to become largest milk producer in 2026: UN-OECD report 

UN report said that over the first quarter of the 21st century, milk production in India will be nearly tripled

Indian immigrants formed largest group to acquire citizenship in OECD countries in 2015, says study
India

Indian immigrants formed largest group to acquire citizenship in OECD countries in 2015, says study

India tops the list of countries of origin of naturalised citizens in OECD countries, followed by Mexico and Philippines