OECD said on Thursday that annual gross domestic product growth for the ASEAN -10, China and India is forecast to average 6.5 per cent over 2015-19. Indian economy is expected to see an average growth of 6.7 per cent over the 2015-19 period and a further boost would depend on reform plans of the government, says a report. However, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on Thursday also said India and China face significant challenges. "India's growth should remain stable at ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Shanghai: India’s Anirban Lahiri wrapped up his challenge at Asia’s richest tournament with a two-under-par 70 amid challenging conditions at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions here Sunday.Lahiri’s four-day total of even-par 288 saw him ...IndiaTV News, 1 week ago
To attract investments, the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh has introduced measures such as single application system, single window system and project clearance in 90 days. Further, power rates, which are 30 per cent cheaper compared to other northern states for industrial consumers, have been frozen till 2018. To bring in transparency and curb corruption, the government has put in place a Public Services Guarantee system in the state. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
HONG KONG: A property flagship led by Asia’s richest tycoon Li Ka-shing said today it plans to buy up to 60 passenger jets in a series of transactions that amount to more than $2.5 billion. The Hong Kong businessman made his first major foray into the ...Himalayan times, 2 weeks ago
It is unconscionable to choose between Sardar Patel, who united India physically, and Indira Gandhi, who gave meaning, content and pride to the unity of the nation and became a martyr at the altar of national unity, says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. This year, on October 31, Indians were offered a Hobson’s choice between the Iron Man and the Iron Lady of India for veneration. Every patriotic Indian chose both, since it is unconscionable to choose between Sardar Patel, who united India ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Malaysia subsidy cuts KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia’s premier said on Friday his government would continue to make unpopular cuts to subsidies that have kept prices of key consumer items in check but which have helped fuel worryingly high levels of debt in ...Himalayan times, 1 month ago
India was home to about a third of the world's poor in 2011, according to a progress report on various social indicators from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued on Wednesday. In other words, the highest number of the poor lived in India in 2011. China, whose population is more than our billion-plus number, had only eight per cent, says data given in the Global Monitoring Report 2014-15. The report said three-fifths of the world’s poor resided in only five ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Beijing : Terming US efforts to woo Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after denying him a visa as quite ‘ludicrous’, an article in the Chinese state-run media said America plans to revitalise its relations with India to boost its China ...IndiaTV News, 1 month ago Modi watch out: 'Al Qaeda wants to portray PM as enemy of Islam' Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Image: London, most expensive city to live. Photograph, courtesy: Visit London London has become the world’s most expensive city to live and work, overtaking Asian hotspot Hong Kong, according to study by real estate adviser, Savills. The Savills index measures the total costs per employee of renting living and working space on a US dollar basis in 12 cities across the world. “Fluctuations in total live/work costs reflect not only the strength of a city’s ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
BEIJING : China’s Li Na, Asia’s only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, succumbing to the effect of long-term knee injuries. A former French Open winner and the reigning Australian Open champion, Li said ...Himalayan times, 2 months ago Two-time Grand Slam winner Li set to retire: Media Himalayan times, 2 months ago Li Na to retire on Friday, says Chinese media Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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