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Indian economy overtakes British: Another Take

Indian economy overtakes British: Another Take

December 22, 2016

Forbes magazine has caused a frenzy by reporting that the Indian economy has grown a notch, leaving the United Kingdom behind in its wake. While the Indian press has vivaciously welcomed the report, it might be a tad early to reach conclusions.

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India to benefit as global airline industry gears up for a stronger 2017

India to benefit as global airline industry gears up for a stronger 2017

December 20, 2016

While the global airline industry is poised to witness the all-time highest absolute profit in 2016, India with its new civil aviation policies emerges to be a wealth of opportunities over the next year.

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Dramatic slowdown of Indian GDP expected post demonetisation

Dramatic slowdown of Indian GDP expected post demonetisation

December 1, 2016

Post demonetisation, some are predicting adverse effects on the Indian economy while others believe it is only for the short term.

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Despite challenges, global travel and tourism continues to surge

Despite challenges, global travel and tourism continues to surge

August 24, 2016

Despite challenges from terrorism, economic mayhem and major political upheaval such as Brexit, the global travel and tourism industry continues to register strong growth, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says in its latest research report.

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In India, 80% doctors serving only 28% of the population – Report

In India, 80% doctors serving only 28% of the population – Report

August 21, 2016

In India, 60 pc hospitals, 75 pc dispensaries and 80 pc doctors are located in urban areas providing service to only 28 pc of the country’s population, says a report by Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) released on Saturday.

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India welcomes monsoon 2016

India welcomes monsoon 2016

July 4, 2016

Monsoon 2016 comes as a relief to farmers across India. Farms to have enough water for irrigation and a good summer produce to follow.

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India-US tourism sector to create 46 million jobs by 2025

India-US tourism sector to create 46 million jobs by 2025

July 1, 2016

While India and USA join hands to explore the travel and tourism sector as a means to drive economic growth, the untapped potential of India as an outbound destination for the most frequently travelling US tourists remain a major concern.

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Happy monsoon

Happy monsoon

April 14, 2016

After two consecutive years of swampy rainfall in India, monsoon 2016 is predicted to be good as the country will likely receive 106 pc rainfall. Amidst drought and serious drinking water problems in many regions of India, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that this...

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Indian Budget 2016

Indian Budget 2016

February 29, 2016

The 2016 Indian Budget, presented on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is first focused on a rural economy that still needs some boosting. It aims also at further reforms to accelerate investments, while keeping the public deficit at 3.5% of the Gross Domestic Product. And...

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Emerging markets

Emerging markets

February 26, 2016

India has just taken up the presidency of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) group. It has become the strongest economic performer of this heterogeneous ensemble, with the highest growth and the most readable investment context among these five countries. Sinc...

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2016-2017 economic forecasts

2016-2017 economic forecasts

February 18, 2016

Moody’s, one of the leading credit rating agencies, forecasts in its last Investors Service report that the Indian economy will experience a 7,5% growth in 2016 and 2017. It expects India will take advantage of low commodity prices and limit its exposure to external problems li...

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Climate Change Meet, Paris

Climate Change Meet, Paris

January 6, 2016

Global leaders, businesses and several others have gone to town over the ‘unprecedented’ achievements during the global negotiations in Paris to curb global warming. Yet, not much besides big headlines seems to have been achieved The road to hell is paved with good intentions...

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