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India committed to remain a reliable global partner, PM Modi tells WEF

‘Throw away’ culture and consumerism has deepened the climate challenge and this has made it imperative for the world to rapidly move to a circular economy, Modi said

Indian economy seen growing at 9.2% this fiscal

India’s gross domestic product (GDP) in real terms or GDP at constant prices (base 2011-12) is estimated to have expanded by 9.2 per cent in the year 2021-22 to Rs147.54 lakh crore, as against the provisional estimate of Rs135.13 lakh crore for the year 2020-21

Reliance raises $4 billion in overseas bonds

Reliance raised $1.5 billion in 10-year bonds, $1.75 billion in 30-year bonds and $750 million in 40-year bonds, making the transaction the largest ever foreign currency bond issuance from India.

Delhi High Court halts Amazon-Future arbitration

The HC order puts an end to Amazon’s scheme of using the terms of its $200 million investment in Future Group in 2019 to block the Kishore Biyani-owned company's attempt to sell retail assets to Reliance Industries

Alka Mittal becomes first woman CMD of ONGC

Mittal, who has been serving as director (HR) since 27 November 2018 and  the senior-most director on the board of ONGC, will serve as CMD of the energy `Maharatna’ for a period of six months beginning 1 January 2022

Vadhavan to be developed as India's 13th major port

The Vadhavan port has a natural draft of about 20 metres close to the shore, making it possible for it to handle bigger vessels. Development of this port will enable cargo container vessels of 16,000-25,000 TEUs capacity

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US Retreat Pushes Afghanistan Back Into The Dark Ages

Not just that, the US and its allies have taken home enough of the lesser Talibans so that liberal democrats in those countries can nurture refugee-driven unrest, to challenge and destabilise governments there

The Perils of `Indian' Democracy

Like the socialist state withering away at its extreme, the liberals think that extreme liberalism would also help drive the state into anarchy!

The Arrogance Of Twitter, The Social Parasite!

“Your account is now available for use. Please be aware that any additional notices against your account may result in your account being locked again and potentially suspended. In order to avoid this, do not post additional material in violation of our Copyright Policy and immediately remove any material from your account for which you are not authorised to post,” the social media app warned India’s IT minister Shivshankar Prasad after unlocking the account

Stifling fiscal freedom

While a uniform tax rate would disable low-income and developing countries wanting to preserve or enhance their corporate tax base and mobilise revenue, the G7 is more concerned about the shift of income from intangible sources such as drug patents, software and royalties on intellectual property to these low-tax jurisdictions

An unbreakable bond during torrid times

Jennifer Rosner in conversation with Swetha Amit on  the idea behind her book, The Yellow Bird Sings, set in the backdrop of WWII, where a Jewish mother in hiding with her children introduces them to music to soothe their frayed nerves

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