Tag: GDP

Back to school again

Tapan Misra As a nation, we did the opposite. Instead of attracting best minds as school teachers, we drove them away by paying very less salary, with less than desirable school environment. In contrast we built huge laboratories, institutions with very less number of creative minds. We made examination systems to test knowledge, but not

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Why Narendra Modi was silent about his $5 trillion “Vision” at Houston?

Bhagyashree Pande It is ironic that “Howdy Modi” happens when foreign capital from countries like India and other emerging economies are going back to the US. This makes Donald Trump led US economy and its dollar strong but countries like India who actually need the money to take it to the next level are becoming

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A measurable goal for a Nonkilling World

Thinking Beyond Anoop Swarup (From Honolulu, Hawaii) Threats to human existence have been predicted, debated and analysed through the ages by mystics and scientists alike and also the science fiction writers and futurists particularly when it comes to meteorites, gamma ray bursts from distant galaxies, super volcanoes, apocalypses and catastrophes of the unknown kind. There

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One year of Modi Rule: People’s confidence has been restored by facing the challenges confronting the nation

Lalit Shastri Bhopal: Union Minister for Mines and Steel Narendra Singh Tomar today said when the new Government came to power in New Delhi on 26 May 2014, the country was confronted with diverse problems, including a tottering economy and a series of scams, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted these challenges and within a

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General level of activity in the Indian economy is still very low

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: Ten months after the formation of the Narendra Modi led Central Government, the members who attended the thirty-eighth meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on monetary policy of Reserve Bank of India last month felt that the general level of activity in the Indian economy is still very low and except for railways and power (transmission and distribution),

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Modi Government can balance trade deficit by attracting investment and aiming for global quality of production

A Newsroom24x7 Analysis Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power with the vision to make India a global manufacturing hub. He spelt out his priority in crystal clear terms when he invited global players from the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day by raising the slogan–“Come Make in India”. The Prime Minister has given himself the mandate

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India external debt witnesses rise due to higher commercial borrowings and NRI deposits

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 9: Four months after the formation of the Modi Government at the Centre, India’s total external debt stock (at end-September 2014) was placed at US$ 455.9 billion, recording an increase of US$ 13.7 billion over its level at end-March 2014. According to data released for the quarter ending September 30,

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A case for Modinomics and reforms, forthcoming budget and lowering of taxes

Weekly Column: Thinking Beyond By Anoop Swarup In an earlier column I had presented a case for ‘achey din’ for the Prime Minister in view of the anticipated bonanza to the developing world, particularly India as a spin off to the global crude oil windfall. Now with the Budget Session due next month, the Direct

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