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India's GDP to grow at 5.5% in FY21, says India Ratings
In recent months, the government has announced a number of steps to shore up the economic growth including a corporate tax rate cut.
India Ratings pegs FY21 GDP at 5.5%, warns of downside risks
Ind-Ra expects GDP to grow at 5.5% year-on-year in FY21, however, the downside r...
Zee Q3 net profit dips 38% to Rs 348.60 cr, revenue down 5.5%
Media and entertainment firm Zee Entertainment Enterprises on Tuesday reported ...
Zee Q3 results: Profit plunges 38% to Rs 349 crore, revenue down 5.5%
Zee's advertising revenue declined 16%. Domestic subscription revenue was up 21.7%.
New Army deputy-chief to look after ops & strategic planning post-Doklam
The need for the new post of Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Strategy) or DCOAS (S) was acutely felt during the 73-day troop confrontation between India and China at Doklam near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction in June-August 2017
Threat of collusion between China, Pakistan maximum in Siachen, Shaksgam Valley: Army Chief General Manoj Naravane
Gen Naravane said that Siachen is strategically important. “That is one area where a formation is looking at both the western and the northern fronts. That is what makes it so strategically important. We must not lose sight that this is where the collusivity can happen. Therefore it is important to be on guard and keep that area in our possession.”
Pakistan court sentences 86 Islamists to 55-year prison over blasphemy protests
The anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi was hearing a case against the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) workers who held violent protests and clashed with the police over the arrest of party chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi in 2018, Dawn news reported.
General Mukund Naravane takes charge as new Army chief
In his 37 years of service, Gen Naravane served in numerous command and staff appointments in peace, field and highly active counter-insurgency environments in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. He also commanded a Rashtriya Rifles battalion in Jammu and Kashmir and an infantry brigade on the eastern front.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat appointed as Chief of Defence Staff
Rawat is retiring as the Army Chief on December 31, as he will be completing his three-year tenure. He will take over as the CDS from the same day, according to an official press statement.
Delhi Waqf Board to give Rs 5.5 lakh each to kin of those killed during anti-CAA protests
Board chairman Amanatullah Khan, also an AAP MLA, in a Facebook post claimed that several people were killed in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka's Mangalore during protests against the CAA and NRC, due to "police bullets". He sought details of the people killed in the protests, saying their "sacrifices" will not be futile. The death toll in UP increased to 11.
CPI jumps to 5.5% in November, October IIP at -3.8%
India's retail inflation (CPI) jumped to 5.5 per cent for November while India's industrial production (IIP) data for October 2019 stands at...
m.Paani lands $5.5 million in Series A
The digitisation platform is a marketing and data analytics startup that enables local retailers to attract customers with a mobile-based loyalty programme.
Debt in emerging markets hit a record $55 trillion: World Bank report
“The size, speed, and breadth of the latest debt wave should concern us all. It underscores why debt management and transparency need to be top priorities for policymakers—so they can increase growth and investment and ensure that the debt they take on contributes to better development outcomes for the people,” said World Bank Group President.
At Capgemini’s tech hackathon, 55 finalists compete to solve India's water crisis
Capgemini’s Tech Challenge 2019 had the participants tackle one of the biggest threats the world is facing.
Pakistan moves heavy artillery, SSG commandos close to Line of Control after August 5
The Pakistan regiments were moved close to the Line of Control (LOC) following the abrogation of Article 370 (special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir) on August 5. Officials said that Pakistan brought in heavy artillery guns keeping in mind that tensions at the border could grow after the move.
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