Growth

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  • Indian economy's growth slows down in Q1 2017-18 at 5.7%

    Indian economy's growth slows down in Q1 2017-18 at 5.7%

    India's GDP growth for the first quarter of the current fiscal ended June slowed down to 5.7 per cent, from 6.1 per cent reported for the fourth quarter of 2016-17, official data showed on Thursday. According to data from the......

    August 31, 2017
  • Lack of Vitamin E may affect learning skills in babies

    Lack of Vitamin E may affect learning skills in babies

    Babies who lacked vitamin E nourishment when in the womb are likely to be at an increased risk of developing impairments in mental skills such as learning and metabolic problems, a research has showed. The study, conducted on zebrafish because......

    July 29, 2017
  • Sri Lanka growth level satisfactory: World Bank

    Sri Lanka growth level satisfactory: World Bank

    Sri Lanka's economic performance was satisfactory in 2016 despite challenges posed by natural disasters, the World Bank said in a report on Friday. The Sri Lanka Development Update (SLDU) report said the reforms led by the new government to improve......

    June 30, 2017
  • IMF raises China growth forecast, urges faster reforms

    IMF raises China growth forecast, urges faster reforms

    China must quicken the pace of reforms and do more to curb rising debt, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday as it raised its growth forecast for the world's number two economy. The IMF expects China to expand......

    June 14, 2017
  • Eight core sector growth slips to 2.5% in April

    Eight core sector growth slips to 2.5% in April

    The growth of eight core sectors declined to 2.5 per cent in April mainly due to lower coal, crude oil and cement productions. The growth rate of eight infrastructure sectors-coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and......

    May 31, 2017
  • India to grow at 7.2% in 2017-18: World Bank

    India to grow at 7.2% in 2017-18: World Bank

    The World Bank on Monday projected a 7.2 per cent growth rate for India in 2017-18 due to the impact of demonetisation and protracted investment recovery. In its bi-annual economic India Development Update, the World Bank said the growth will......

    May 29, 2017
  • All that glitters is not gold

    All that glitters is not gold

    ‘Why do you want to do an MBA?” In the last decade of working with students across various schools and colleges, we have asked many students this question and the most common answer is some polite version of, “To make......

    May 4, 2017
  • A step towards greener pastures

    A step towards greener pastures

    There comes a time in almost every individual’s life when their career does not offer any scope of growth, either professionally or personally. They may have had a good run initially, but after a while, lack of progress sets in,......

    May 4, 2017
  • UK economy grows by only 0.3%

    UK economy grows by only 0.3%

    The UK economy grew by just 0.3 per cent at the start of this year, the slowest growth rate since the first three months of 2016, according to official figures released on Friday. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said......

    April 28, 2017
  • Slow global productivity growth risks stability, warns IMF

    Slow global productivity growth risks stability, warns IMF

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that slow productivity growth since the 2008 financial crisis would threaten financial and social stability in some countries. "Another decade of weak productivity growth would seriously undermine the rise in global living standards," said IMF's......

    April 4, 2017
  • Mutual funds asset rises to all-time high of Rs.17.37 tn in Jan

    Mutual funds asset rises to all-time high of Rs.17.37 tn in Jan

    Mutual fund industry's asset base rose to all-time high of Rs.17.37 lakh crore at the end of January primarily on account of strong inflows in equity, income and money market segments. The industry, comprising 43 active players, had an average......

    February 7, 2017
  • 3rd-hand smoke may affect baby's health

    3rd-hand smoke may affect baby's health

    Exposure to the sticky residue of tobacco smoke -- or third-hand smoke -- left behind on the furniture and walls of your home may significantly affect your baby's growth and immunity system, researchers have found. The findings showed that the......

    February 5, 2017
  • Services sector's role pivotal for India's growth: Sitharaman

    Services sector's role pivotal for India's growth: Sitharaman

    Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the services sector has become knowledge-driven with an important role to play in the country's economic growth. "The services sector today is knowledge driven and along with technology has an important role to......

    January 24, 2017