28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Indian economy is projected to expand by 7.6 percent in 2016-17 and accelerate to 7.8 percent in 2017-18, mainly on the back of domestic consumption demand aided by steady employment and a relatively low inflation, a UN report for the Asia-Pacific said today.
26 Apr 2016
Madrid: Rafael Nadal filed suit yesterday against a former French minister who accused him of doping, saying he needs to defend his integrity and image as an athlete.
25 Apr 2016
Mumbai: The rupee was trading lower by 22 paise at 66.70 against the dollar in early trade on sustained demand for the US currency from importers.
16 Apr 2016
Washington: With India being often described as 'the bright spot in the global economy', Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan sees this as a case of "the one-eyed man" being king in the land of the blind.
15 Apr 2016
Beijing: China today said its economy continued to slow down in the first quarter this year, declining to 6.7 percent but in line with government targets amid claims by officials that several key indicators showed signs of stabilisation in the world's second largest economy.
13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: In times when water scarcity is making more news than cricket, the forecast by IMD (India Meteorological Department) of above normal monsoon for the year 2016 comes as great news for people who have been living in despair due to poor monsoon and scanty rainfall during the past two consecutive years.
15 Apr 2016
New York: Love to binge on burgers, pizzas and French fries? Beware, as consuming fast food can expose you to higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates, which are used in food packaging, warns a new study.
19 Apr 2016
New York: The global economic situation is "grim" and "worrisome" and that has prompted the nations to put up "firewalls" around their own systems to save themselves from the slowdown and grow within the limitations, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.
10 Apr 2016
Kolkata: French automobile major Renault is keen to maintain more than 4 percent market share in the passenger car segment in India during the year.
19 Jan 2016
Paris: French President Francois Hollande yesterday pledged to redefine France's business model and declared what he called 'a state of economic and social emergency,' unveiling a 2-billion-euro (USD 2.2 billion) plan to revive hiring and catch up with a fast-moving world economy.