Saturday, Dec 04, 2021


Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Demands Removal Of Import Duties On Cotton

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Chief Minister requested the Union Textiles Minister to take steps to remedy the situation and protect the industry and jobs.

Rajnath Singh: India Will Manufacture 90 Percent Of Defence Products It Needs By 2024-2025

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"By 2024-2025, we will be achieving the target of exporting defence products worth USD 5 billion as fixed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I can assure him that 90 per cent of the defence products will be made in India soon," he said

Prices Of Pulses Substantially Stabilised Due To Pre-Emptive Measures

"Stability in the retail prices of pulses has been achieved on account of pre-emptive and proactive measures taken by the government such as taking import of tur, urad and moong from 'restricted to free category' with effect from May 15, in order to ensure smooth and seamless imports," the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said in a release.

Hardik Pandya Clarifies He Did Not Smuggle Expensive Watches From Dubai

Nov 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Hardik Pandya is known for his collection of super-expensive watches, including ultra-rare Patek Philippe Nautilus Platinum 5711, which costs upward of INR 5 crores.

India's Exports Increased 42.3% Y-o-Y In October To $35.47 Billion, Trade Deficit Widens To $19.9 Billion

Total merchandise imports in October, however, rose 62.5 per cent to $55.37 billion.

14 October, 2021

Exports Rise 21.44 Per Cent To $54.06 Billion In September, Imports Rise 70 Per Cent

Outlook Business Team

Overall trade balance for September 2021 stood at a negative $14.43 billion. It was $4.23 billion in September 2020.

19 July, 2021

Global Shares Fall On Virus Fears; Oil Slips On OPEC Deal

Associated Press (AP)

France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28

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.

10 July, 2021

US: In A Bizarre Smuggling Act Gone Wrong, Airport Authorities Seize 6,000 Fake Eyelashes

Associated Press (AP)

US Customs and Border Protection agents seized three thousand pairs of false eyelashes after officials discovered they were illegally transported from China to New Orleans.

23 June, 2021

Brazil Probes Health Ministry Deal To Buy Covaxin Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

An agreement was signed in February which commits the ministry to pay USD 320 million, at a cost of USD 15 per vaccine dose, to Bharat Biotech

08 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Associated Press (AP)

Kim could use the upcoming Central Committee meeting to address the stalled nuclear diplomacy, said experts


07 June, 2021

Increase In Demand In US Surges China Trade by 28%

Associated Press (AP)

China's trade surplus in May was $45.53 billion, down 26.5% from a year earlier

24 April, 2021

Govt Waives Customs Duty, Cess On Import Of Oxygen And Covid Vaccines

Outlook Web Bureau

The other items to benefit from the decision include medical grade oxygen, oxygen concentrator along with flow meter, regulator, connectors and tubing

08 January, 2021

Naveen Jindal Offers To Buy Coal Shipment To Bring Back Stranded Indian Sailors From China

Outlook Web Bureau

Jindal offers to help after he shared the news of one sailor among the 39 stranded attempting suicide.

22 October, 2020

Protesting AAP Volunteers Detained Near Goa CM’s House


The AAP volunteers were seeking clarification over projects to allow import and transport of coal.

17 September, 2020

Onion To Bring Tears, Prices Set To Spike Over Poor Production

Lola Nayar

A 30-35% drop in overall onion production is feared as Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are experiencing production crisis.

02 March, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic Threatens Local Demand And Supply Shocks In India

Abhishek Anand

As per a World Bank study, a severe pandemic could cause economic losses of nearly 5 per cent of global GDP.


15 January, 2020

India's Exports Dip 1.8%, Imports Decline By 8.83% In Dec 2019


Imports too declined by 8.83 per cent USD 38.61 billion, bringing down the trade deficit to USD 11.25 billion during the month under review.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh