World Bank to reduce lending to China
The bank, which is led by former US Treasury official David Malpass, defended its approach in a brief statement. "World Bank lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to reduce as part of our agreement with all our shareholders including the United States. "We eliminate lending as countries get richer," it said.
Kohli requests fans to give Pant 'some space', says he believes in wicketkeeper's abilities
Rishabh Pant had been seen as the successor to M....
India known as rape capital of world: Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad, Kerala: India is known as the rape capital of the world. Foreign nations are asking the question why India is unabl...
Health experts warn of emerging threat of Nipah virus
The virus, identified in 1999 in Malaysia and Singapore, has sparked outbreaks with mortality rates of between 40% and 90% and spread thousands of kilometres to Bangladesh and India - yet there are no drugs or vaccines against it, specialists said.
How Indian women commute: The daily battle of going to work
There is hardly any discussion on how to make it safe for women to return home from work.
ICC announces extension of its partnership with OPPO till September 2023
ICC announced the extension of its partnership with smartphone makers OPPO for another four years till Sep 2023. OPPO will continue to remain the official mobile handset and headset partner of ICC and all associated ICC events including the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 in South Africa and both men's and women's T20 World Cups in Australia next year.
ICC condoles Bob Willis's demise, remembers former skipper as one of the biggest heroes
The former England captain passed away at 70 after battling prolonged illness in England.
Students of IIT-Kharagpur receive over 1000 job offers in five days
Students got job offers from companies in the software, hardware, consulting, core engineering, banking and finance sectors, it said. Some of the top recruiters are Honeywell with 36 offers, followed by Exel which made 25 offers while there are 19 from PSU companies.
PM Modi meets ex-Union minister Arun Shourie at Pune hospital
Modi said in a tweet: "In Pune, I met former Union Minister Arun Shourie Ji. Enquired about his health and had a wonderful interaction with him. We pray for his long and healthy life".
Indian growth story based on strong eco fundamentals: Ambassador Shringla
“India is on the march! It became a 3.0 trillion economy this year (IMF World Economic Outlook, Oct 2019). It took us nearly 60 years after independence to reach the 1 trillion mark, only 12 years since then to take it to 3.0 trillion and only 5 years, from 2014-2019, to take it from 2.0 trillion to 3.0 trillion.
How India, overcoming its prejudice for soy, now offers the world a model for sustainable use of the bean
India is now the world’s fifth largest producer of soy, with production centred in regions like Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh where planting experiments took place in 1935.
The world’s largest selling spirit baijiu now in India
About 1.2 billion cases of baijiu, a heritage white spirit from China made with sorghum at an ABV (alcohol by volume) of about 40%, are sold each year globally making it the world’s top selling spirit followed by whisky. While the global baijiu market was valued at about US$ 110 billion, the global whiskey market at US$ 56.7 billion in 2018.
Bulgarian Mutafova, one of world's oldest actresses on stage, passes away at 97
Dubbed the queen of Bulgarian comedy, Mutafova began performing in 1945.
Sundar Pichai: Made in India, made for the world
WORLD’S A STAGE Under Pichai’s watch, Google has been relentless in its focus on India, launching around 20 India-specific initiatives, some of them for global markets, but always first tested and launched in India. The vast Indian market provided perfect ground for Google’s global dreams.
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