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  • Confronting global racism

    Confronting global racism

    The conservative populists want to fight against any challenge to the erosion of white rights, whereas the progressives want more state intervention to address inequities.

    January 16, 2022
  • Iran, the world and India

    Iran, the world and India

    In the light of recent events, the memorable 2016 visit of PM Narendra Modi to Iran and signing of the Chabahar Port agreement seems a distant dream. Post the collapse of JCPOA deal, relations became extremely sour as India had to cut its oil imports from Iran, which had an adverse impact on both nations as India receives Iranian oil at a comparatively cheaper price.

    January 14, 2022
  • UP pitches investor-friendly policy regime to global investors

    UP pitches investor-friendly policy regime to global investors

    The Uttar Pradesh Week (10-23 December) concluded on a high note as the delegation led by Maneesh Chauhan, Director, Industries, Government of Uttar Pradesh, held 21 G2B meetings and signed an MoU of INR 500 crore (close to USD 66 million).

    December 24, 2021
  • ‘Winter of Death’

    ‘Winter of Death’

    The ministers were riveted to global access to diagnostics, genome sequencing, vaccines and therapeutics in an effort to combat the spread of the variant. Clearly, the impact of public health on international relations is currently at the core of discussions at the G7 high table.

    December 19, 2021
  • Khadi goes global again

    Khadi goes global again

    US-based world’s leading fashion brand, Patagonia, is now using handcrafted Khadi Denim fabric for making Denim apparels. Patagonia, through textile major Arvind Mills, has purchased nearly 30,000 meters of Khadi Denim Fabric worth Rs 1.08 crore from Gujarat.

    December 13, 2021
  • Economic blight

    Economic blight

    Parts of Europe and the United States of America are already grappling with a wave of infections of the more widely reported Delta variant. Misgivings are not wholly unfounded not the least because the new strain could further destabilize economies that are still emerging from lockdowns and disruptions in the wake of Covid-19.

    December 7, 2021
  • Self-goal?

    Self-goal?

    The US policy establishment in its wisdom has decided that the Summit for Democracy, which is expected to be held in virtual mode and is likely to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other leaders, will exclude China and Russia and include Taiwan and Ukraine. Clearly, the idea behind the move is to rile Beijing and Moscow (respectively) but what is problematic is the lumping of China and Russia in the same category.

    November 27, 2021
  • Equitable vax key to global economic revival: Sitharaman to G20 fellows

    Equitable vax key to global economic revival: Sitharaman to G20 fellows

    The finance minister emphasised that the centrality of climate justice based on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and principles of the Paris Agreement would be critical for taking forward discussions towards successful outcomes.

    October 14, 2021
  • ASEAN major hub for India’s global economic engagement: Jaishankar

    ASEAN major hub for India’s global economic engagement: Jaishankar

    "We aspire to be a more effective engine of growth and a part of reliable and resilient supply chains. International cooperation, especially among businesses, will be very much a key to the better world that we all seek," EAM said

    October 7, 2021
  • Lower oil prices, global cues lift equity indices; Sensex tops 500 pts

    Lower oil prices, global cues lift equity indices; Sensex tops 500 pts

    According to Likhita Chepa, Senior Research Analyst, CapitalVia Global Research: "The Indian benchmark had a gap up start today and is likely to recover from the previous session's fall."

    October 7, 2021
  • Fuel prices rise sharply as global oil climb continues

    Fuel prices rise sharply as global oil climb continues

    In Mumbai, the petrol price increased by over 30 paisa per litre to reach close to Rs 109 per litre while diesel rates increased and stood near Rs 100 a litre at over Rs 99.15 a litre.

    October 6, 2021
  • Global spending on Cloud infrastructure decreases

    Global spending on Cloud infrastructure decreases

    Investments in non-cloud infrastructure, however, increased 3.4 percent in Q2 to $13.4 billion, recovering from a 7.2 percent decline in Q2 2020.

    October 2, 2021
  • Equity indices trade flat; global cues dent sentiments

    Equity indices trade flat; global cues dent sentiments

    The broader NSE Nifty50 traded at 17,698.50, down by 12.80 points or 0.072 per cent after opening at 17,718.90 from its previous close of 17,711.30.

    September 30, 2021
  • Global conference on recent advances in mechanical engineering held

    Global conference on recent advances in mechanical engineering held

    The conference, held virtually, was intended to bring the academia and industry together to discuss varied subjects including development of new materials and its application

    September 25, 2021
  • India second-largest technology hub for Amazon globally: India Head

    India second-largest technology hub for Amazon globally: India Head

    He added that Amazon's global scale and local momentum over the last few years has uniquely positioned it to play a critical role

    September 16, 2021
  • UNCTAD projects fastest global economy growth in 50 years

    UNCTAD projects fastest global economy growth in 50 years

    "The pandemic has created an opportunity to rethink the core principles of international economic governance, a chance that was missed after the global financial crisis," said Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of UNCTAD's globalisation and development strategies division

    September 16, 2021
  • Global Covid-19 caseload tops 224 mn

    Global Covid-19 caseload tops 224 mn

    The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 40,920,922 and 659,691 respectively, according to the CSSE.

    September 12, 2021