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UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Oct 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.


UN, World Bank, IMF Need Urgent Reforms: FM Sitharaman In US

Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years thus, urgent reforms in United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Fund are needed.

Outlook Business Exclusive: K Subramanian’s Last Interview As CEA

Oct 08, 2021 Suchetana Ray

Subramanian took charge on December 7, 2018, five months after his predecessor Arvind Subramanian abruptly resigned citing family commitments.


Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced to barely survive.

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25 September, 2021

PM Modi Discusses Developing Trade, Economic Ties With President Biden : FS Shringla

Outlook Web Desk

It is here that the two leaders felt that they should ask their ministers concerned - Commerce and Industry Minister in the case of India and United States Trade Representative in the case of US - to see how to impart greater dynamism to the trade bilateral relationship


20 September, 2021

India One Of The Most Attractive FDI Destinations: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen

PTI

FDI is critical for India to become a USD 5 trillion economy; Deloitte would hire 65,000 more people in the next 3 years, Punit Renjen said.


18 September, 2021

EXPLAINER: Why World Bank is under fire over set of rankings

Associated Press (AP)

Many companies and investors around the world use the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report to help decide where to invest money, open manufacturing plants or sell products.


15 September, 2021

UK Logs Biggest Leap In Annual Inflation On Record

Associated Press (AP)

Consumer price inflation accelerated to 3.2 per cent in the 12 months through August from 2per cent the previous month, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday


14 September, 2021

Indian UPI and Singaporean Equivalent PayNow To Be Linked

Outlook Business Team

Linkage of these fast payment systems will enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal, cross-border basis.


12 September, 2021

Finance Minister Calls Vaccination The Only Medicine To Boost Economy

Outlook Web Desk

On Sunday, the health ministry in Tamil Nadu eyeing to inoculate 20 lakh people is holding a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' through 40,000 camps being conducted across the State.


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06 September, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Financial Emergency: A Bigger Challenge Than LTTE?

Seema Guha

The rise in food prices and shortage of essential items has led to huge queues around the island.


27 July, 2021

As Economies Reopen, IMF Forecasts 6% Global Growth This Year

Associated Press (AP)

The United States is expected to register 7% growth this year, a sharp reversal from last year's 3.5% drop and an upgrade from the 6.4% growth the IMF had forecast for 2021 back in April.


22 July, 2021

Sensex Jumps Over 400 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,750

PTI

The 30-share BSE index was trading 444.17 points or 0.85 per cent higher at 52,642.68 in initial deals, while the broader NSE Nifty surged 129.15 points or 0.83 per cent to 15,761.25.


19 July, 2021

US Hopes New Mask Mandate Will Reverse Virus Spike In LA

Associated Press (AP)

California has seen a steady rise in virus cases since the state fully reopened its economy on June 15 and did away with capacity limits and social distancing


14 July, 2021

Economic Crisis: Sri Lanka Cuts Back On Imports Amid Mounting Debt

Associated Press (AP)

Shortages are pushing prices higher for many consumer goods, from bread to construction materials to gasoline, triggering protests among Sri Lankans fed up with the prolonged crisis.


09 July, 2021

Economy Recovering Due To Targeted Fiscal Relief, Rapid Vaccination: Finance Ministry

PTI

About global economic growth, it said this has continued its upward trajectory in June 2021.


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08 July, 2021

Not On Same Page with Centre On Economic Views: Bengal Industry Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

NDA government at the Centre is pushing for supply stimulation, while the state is in favour of demand creation, which will lead to the welfare of people, said Partha Chatterjee


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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