ET Online survey: Is 5% growth the new normal for India? A lot hinges on this Budget
India has not seen a low GDP score since the 3.1% in FY09, the year when financial crisis wrecked economies.
China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade
It's also raising questions about how it could happen again after the lessons learn...
View: Domestic stability is a prerequisite for an economic revival
India Inc, in its interactions with the PM, should have driven home the si...
ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Last day to participate and be recognised as India's best small business
The nationwide search to find India’s best is open to any business if it qualifies as a Micro, Small, or Medium Enterprise, as specified by the Ministry of MSME, Government of India.
Tata Steel Kalinganagar honoured at World Economic Forum 2020
Tata Steel's CEO & MD T V Narendran accepted the award for the company's recent admittance into the Global Lighthouse Network. In July 2019, Tata Steel Kalinganagar became the first and only Indian manufacturing plant to be included in the WEF's Lighthouse Network, when 10 new factories, including TSK, were added to the Global Lighthouse Network.
ICRA expects Budget to focus on power discoms, RE and gas plants revival
Credit rating agency ICRA on Wednesday said it expects Union Budget for FY21 to continue focus on measures for power distribution network strengthening and renewables.
Budget may include stimulants to boost consumer demand: Report
If the govt fails to take the necessary measures, the current cyclical growth slowdown can turn into a structural one, analysts at Bank of America Securities said. Sitharaman will place the budget proposals on Saturday and all eyes are set on the govt, which is likely to announce measures to revive the economic growth.
Sena questions Centre on democracy ranking drop, economic woes
India slipped 10 places to 51st position in the 2019 Democracy Index's global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, which cited "erosion of civil liberties" in the country as the primary cause for the downtrend. The EIU report was released earlier this week.
Better distribution may ease power sector woes: ETILC
The members said that companies operating in the power utilities segment are currently cashstrapped and hence they haven’t been able to buy power from manufacturing companies. To add to the issues, the members said the country has not been investing in the current infrastructure to plug energy leakage and ensure lastmile delivery to consumers.
Number of billionaires doubles in 10 years; world's 22 richest men have more wealth than all women in Africa
Oxfam appealed to the Davos elite to get serious about inequality.
Big Bull ‘very happy’ with this group, its stocks seem on the cusp of revival
The stocks have been seeing a revival of sorts with 24 of the 27 scrips giving positive returns.
View: Rupee to stay subdued amid weak economic outlook
Participants will be keeping an eye on the WEF that could provide trigger to currencies.
Of bats and balls: How Khelo India is reviving sports goods business
Manufacturing of sports goods has seen a 25% increase this year in Jalandhar — the sports city of India compared with 10% growth last year. Manufacturers and importers have attributed this growth to improved health consciousness among Indians, higher number of gymnasiums and an increase in sporting activities in schools.
SIAM bullish about revival of automobile industry
"This is the worst downturn of the automobile industry in the last 20 years," SIAM deputy director Sugato Sen told reporters. "We hope that the year 2020 will be the year of revival of the Indian automobile industry. Sales are expected to go up as penetration of automobiles in India is very low," Sen added.
View: Economic slowdown is just a challenge laced with promises
If history repeats itself, India can lead in restructuring the global economic order as circular economy gathers momentum.
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