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Swachh Bharat Mission: Annual economic gains from household sanitation are worth...

New Delhi, Oct 22 | An international research on the Swachh Bharat Mission has found that the annual economic gains from household sanitation are...

Another round of economic stimulus not off the table: FM

New Delhi, Oct 19 | Just a week after announcing measures to boost consumer demand and provide liquidity to states, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

Higher petroleum taxes rescue govt’s biggest ever economic package

New Delhi, Oct 19 | The government is depending heavily on taxes levied on petrol and diesel to finance its biggest ever Rs 20...

US equities post modest weekly gains amid stimulus uncertainty, economic data

New York, Oct 18 | Wall Street's major averages eked out modest gains in the week as investors monitored updates about a US coronavirus...

South African president unveils economic recovery plan

Cape Town, Oct 16 | President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled an economic recovery plan which envisages a massive rollout of infrastructure throughout the country."Our infrastructure...

Emerging stronger from economic crisis, Capital Float disburses over $1.2bn

New Delhi, Oct 13 | Digital financial services company Capital Float has crossed one million lifetime customers with disbursements rising to over $1.2 Billion...

What will be shape of Indian economic recovery: Speed will matter

Mumbai, Oct 9 | As the Indian economy unlocks and gradually picks up pace the debate has shifted from sustenance to shape of economic...

RBI announces Rs 1L Cr on-tap TLTRO to revive economic activity...

Mumbai, Oct 9 | As part of efforts to revive economic activity in specific sectors and maintain liquidity flows in the financial markets, the...

Good road network will boost economic growth: Hasina

Dhaka, Oct 8 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government was working to build a 'communication network' across the country...

India needs to sustain reforms to stem economic slowdown : World...

New Delhi, Oct 8 | Faced with an unprecedented downturn, India needs to continue with critical reforms to reverse the sudden and steep impacts...

‘Swift economic recovery may limit banking sector’s loan losses’

Mumbai, Oct 6 | Swift economic recovery will be critical to limiting loan losses faced by Indian banks in a likely protracted period of...

India’s economic fundamentals remain strong, says BSE chief (IANS Special)

By Rohit VaidMumbai, Oct 5 | Despite Covid-induced moderation, India's economic fundamentals remain strong, thereby retaining investors' interest, contended the chief of the...

Weak job growth reveals US economic recovery slowdown

Washington, Oct 3 | The weak job growth report in September revealed that the economic recovery in the US in the wake of the...

‘N-E to play leading role in India’s economic emergence post-Covid’

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The north eastern region of India will play a lead1ng role in the post-Covid scenario thereby taking the lead...

SC: Covid-led economic slowdown no ground to deny proper wages to...

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The Supreme Court on Thursday said the burden of economic slowdown cannot be put on workers alone, who are...

Covid-19: Moon assures antivirus measures, economic recovery

Seoul, Sep 30 | South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday assured the people of the country that his government will succeed in battle...

Indian consumers most positive about economic rebound: IBM study

New Delhi, Sep 28 | About 39 per cent of Indian consumers believe that the economy will slowly recover over the next few months...

‘Economic disruption to deter RBI from quantifying FY21 growth forecast’

New Delhi, Sep 27 | The dynamic economic upheaval unleashed by Covid-19 pandemic might hinder the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from giving a...

Israel expands economic safety net to deal with nationwide lockdown

Tel Aviv, Sep 18 | Israel has expanded its Covid-19 national economic safety net program ahead of the full nationwide lockdown that will begin...

‘No economic assistance as govt doesn’t have migration death data’

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The central government has no provision for compensation or economic assistance to the families of migrant workers who died...

China Pak economic corridor: Cutting the Baloch melon

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Sep 11 | Does the cast iron-friendship of brothers China and Pakistan also extend to poverty-stricken Balochistans copper...

Louisiana to enter Phase 3 of economic reopening

Washington, Sep 11 | The US state of Louisiana will move to Phase 3 of economic reopening starting from Friday due to improving situation...

US dollar edges up amid economic data

New York, Sep 11 | The US dollar increased modestly in late trading on Thursday as market participants digested a slew of economic data....

Economic distress due to Covid-19 causes rise in smuggling in NE...

Guwahati/Kohima, Sep 6 | Industry body FICCI on Sunday said the recent rise in smuggling in the northeastern region can be attributed to economic...

‘Once economic normalcy returns, will have favourable view of rewarding shareholders’

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 6 | Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India's leading engineering, technology, construction and financial services conglomerate recently announced the closure...

US equities post weekly losses amid tech sell-off, economic data

New York, Sep 6 | US equities decreased in the past week as investors rotated about of the tech sector while digesting a slew...

‘Livelihood also important’: Health Ministry on resumption of economic activities

New Delhi, Sep 3 | The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that it has adopted a graded approach to unlock the country and...

ICC condemns ‘unprecedented, serious’ US economic sanctions

The Hague, Sep 3 | The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned the economic sanctions imposed by the US on its prosecutor and a...

Worst of health, economic crises over for Mexico: Prez

Mexico City, Sep 2 | For Mexico, the worst of the health and economic crises triggered by the coronavirus pandemic is over, President Andres...

Spain PM ‘moderately optimistic’ over economic recovery

Madrid, Sep 1 | Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Tuesday said that he was moderately optimistic about the country's economic recovery despite the...

Mexico managing Covid-19, economic crises without incurring debt: Prez

Mexico City, Sep 1 | Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador touted his government's handling of the Covid-19 and economic crises, saying it has...

US stocks rise amid economic data

New York, Aug 29 | US stocks finished higher on Friday as investors pored through newly-released economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial...

We’re setting up 100 Special Economic Zones: B’desh PM

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Aug 28 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that her government was setting up 100 Special Economic Zones (SEZ)...

World Economic Forum postponed until next summer

Geneva, Aug 27 | The next World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, originally scheduled for January, will be postponed until early next summer, its...

US stocks finish higher amid economic data

New York, Aug 22 | US stocks ended higher on Friday as Wall Street digested a slew of economic data. The Dow...

N.Korea to unveil new economic development plan

Seoul, Aug 20 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to unveil a new economic development plan at a Workers' Party congress slated...

‘Connecting economic zones’: PM holds top-level key meeting

New Delhi, Aug 17 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Monday to review the preparations for the National Master...

US equities eke out modest weekly gains amid economic data

New York, Aug 16 | US stocks posted modest gains in the week, as investors digested a slew of newly-released economic data while grappling...

Over half of citizens feel India will see economic recovery within...

New Delhi, Aug 14 | More than half the nation's population is optimistic that India will experience growth and economic recovery within two years,...

‘Pandemic delays Australia’s national economic recovery by months’

Canberra, Aug 14 | The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe said on Friday that the coronavirus outbreak in Victoria state is...

Economic offences court also denies bail to Swapna Suresh

Kochi, Aug 13 | Close on the heels of an NIA court denying bail to Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the gold smuggling...

Singaporean PM calls for resilience in face of economic downturn

Singapore, Aug 9 | Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday called for resilience in the face of severe economic downturn on the...

NBA to contribute $300m for economic development in black community

New York, Aug 6 | The NBA Board of Governors has announced that it will contribute $300 million in initial funding to establish the...

Dipping Covid trend prompts Assam to unlock some economic activity

Guwahati, Aug 2 | Expressing confidence in taming the Covid-19 spread, the Assam government announced opening of certain business and commercial establishments, hotels, and...

‘Innovation critical to combat COVID-19, economic recovery’

Pretoria, Aug 1 | Innovation, science and technology would be handy in defeating COVID-19 and rebuilding world economies, said South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa's...

PM to discuss economic roadmap with banks, NBFCs on Wednesday

New Delhi, July 28 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will discuss and deliberate the economic vision and roadmap for the future, in...

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Pakistan’s economic hub

By Hamza AmeerKarachi, July 27 | Pakistan's economic hub Karachi resembled a pool of water with devastations visible on the streets after heavy downpour...

‘France’s new economic indicators but too fragile to overturn recession’

Paris, July 24 | France's economic indicators in July are satisfactory but too fragile to revise up this year's growth estimated at minus 11...

Economic ‘Green Shoots’ visible, govt open to take more steps: FM

New Delhi, July 21 | Further steps might be initiated by the Centre to sustain the economic revival process as high frequency indicators have...

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Railways to give bonus equivalent to 78 day wages to 11.58...

New Delhi, Oct 22 | In a piece of good news for Indian Railways employees, the Union Cabinet has granted bonus equivalent to 78...