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Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, November 23, 2020
Current tariff 'unsustainable'; need telcos, TRAI to support hike: Sunil Mittal Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal has stressed on the need for a hike in telecom tariff as the current rates are \"unsustainable\". However, he said that the telecom market and regulator would have to be on the same page before Airtel can go ahead with a tariff hike. Mittal added that Airtel has taken a clear stance on the issue of tariffs and is of the view that a hike is necessary. World Bank cautions G20 ...


PTI
November 22, 2020
With the objective of arresting such migration, Nabard is putting more thrust on the formation of Off-Farm Producer Organisations or OFPOs to take up collective business activities and generate local employment through value addition


Reuters
November 22, 2020
World Bank President David Malpass warned that debt challenges were becoming more frequent, and failure to provide more permanent debt relief left a bleak outlook for reducing poverty


Reuters
November 22, 2020
The twin crises of the pandemic and an uneven, uncertain global recovery dominated the first day of a two-day summit under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia, which hands off the rotating presidency of the G20 to Italy next month


Prasanna Mohanty
November 19, 2020
While India is firmly focused on AatmaNirbhar Bharat for a V-shaped recovery, its key fiscal numbers show the economy is slipping with falling capital expenditure, muted consumption and higher precautionary savings


Prasanna Mohanty
November 17, 2020
As India marches from one economic disaster to another, policy and planning appear to be victims of whims and fancies as and when they strike


Prasanna Mohanty
November 14, 2020
This is a nebulous idea designed to mean anything and everything under the sun without the burden of economic logic, facts and evidence


Prasanna Mohanty
November 11, 2020
Multiple factors are responsible for this; some are well-known, like data fudging and man-made disasters of demonetisation, GST, and stringent lockdown; others are lost sight of, like lack of institutional support and intellectual rigour and frivolous approach to serious crisis


BusinessToday.In
November 5, 2020
US Elections 2020: Thanedar won from the 3rd District of Michigan with 93 per cent of the total votes. He told the media that he has been campaigning for his 2020 elections even before the pandemic


Prasanna Mohanty
November 4, 2020
Unprecedented demand for work under the rural job guarantee scheme sees 90 million individuals finding support and 19 million more waiting their turn, but if the fund crunch continues there may not be much to look forward to


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
The argument that the new laws are intended to spur investment and boost growth is spurious; more so after special rights and privileges were revoked, the state was downgraded to union territories and its people and political leaders were shut out of democratic space


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
Multiple estimates by multilateral institutions show the COVID-19 pandemic will hit India the hardest by sending 40 million people into \"extreme poverty\", worsen hunger and income inequality, and yet the government seems oblivious with no data, no estimation or policy response


PTI
October 30, 2020
He was addressing the virtual inaugural ceremony of the 10-day 'Namaste Bharat' exhibition, a first of its kind exhibition for promoting 'Made in India' products globally


BusinessToday.In
October 19, 2020
Scheme is voluntary and taxpayers with income up to over Rs 10 lakh may be incentivised for supporting a poor family with Rs 5,000 per month; govt can incentivise taxpayers with around Rs 50,000 tax deduction apart from exemption offered under 80C


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 17, 2020
COVID-19 led to largest global economic contraction in 80 years: World Bank, IMFThe World Bank and the International Monetary Fund said the global economic contraction caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is the largest in the last eight decades, raising the world poverty rate, exacerbating inequalities and damaging long-term economic growth prospects. The WB and IMF concluded their annual meeting here on Friday, which heavily revolved around the impact of COVID-19.India gained over a...


PTI
October 17, 2020
The associated lockdowns, restrictions and continued uncertainty have caused investments, trade, and remittance flows to plummet, eroded jobs and human capital, kept children out of school, and pressured food and medical supply chains


PTI
October 15, 2020
The World Bank is encouraging countries to spend in the first instance on health programmes, on social programmes, and on education, Malpass said, adding that a critical step for countries is to reopen schools


BusinessToday.In
October 14, 2020
With the demerger approval, the government has amended its earlier decision taken on October 27, 2016, to disinvest Nagarnar Steel Plant as a unit of NMDC


BusinessToday.In
October 13, 2020
IMF, however, projected that the Indian economy will deliver an impressive recovery with 8.8 per cent growth rate in the next fiscal, higher than the 6 per cent growth it had predicted in June


Chitranjan Kumar
October 12, 2020
American economists Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson have been awarded Nobel Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences for their contributions to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats


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