Daily Archives: August 24, 2018

India to grow at 7.5% in 2018, 2019: Moody’s

The Indian economy is expected to grow by about 7.5% in 2018 and 2019 as it is largely resilient to external pressures like those from higher oil prices, Moody’s Investors Service said. In its Global Macro Outlook for 2018-19, Moody’s said the run-up in energy prices over the last few …

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NSC seeks comment on GDP back series

The National Statistical Commission (NSC) has sought public comments on a panel report which showed that the economy grew at the fastest pace under the Congress rule, amid a political row over the growth numbers. The report of the panel, constituted by the NSC, was made public last week. ‘Unofficial …

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‘Deeply concerned by Gayoom’s failing health’

The Joint Opposition in the Maldives, a political grouping challenging President Abdulla Yameen, has expressed deep concern over reports of former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s “rapidly deteriorating” health in prison. It has sought the international community’s help in pressuring the Government of Maldives to shift Mr. Gayoon, 80, at his …

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Tandon sworn in as Bihar Governor

Senior BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh Lalji Tandon was sworn in as Bihar Governor on Thursday. He replaced Satya Pal Malik, who was appointed Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on August 21. Mr. Tandon was administered oath of office by Patna High Court Chief Justice Mukesh Rasik Bhai Shah. Bihar …

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