Stray cow attacks foreign tourist at Taj Mahal

Tourists coming to Agra, whether they are Indian or foreigner, make it a point to visit the Taj Mahal in a hope to sample the beauty of one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. However, visiting the Taj Mahal is not easy for the tourists, as they are continuously under the threat of…

Economic Survey 2020 has laid road map of Indian economy, says JD Agarwal

Economic Survey 2020 has laid road map of Indian economy, says JD Agarwal

Economic Survey 2020 presents a very positive outlook of the Indian economy feels Dr. J.D.Agarwal, Professor of Finance and Chairman, Indian Institute of Finance. It rightly supports the GDP estimation of India following the revised estimation methodology in 2011.

Economic Survey has rightly lauded the economic performance of the Indian economy in 2019-20 on various economic parameters, despite weak environment for global manufacturing, trade and demand, feels Dr. Agarwal.

According to Economic Survey the economy has performed very well in 2019-20 on various economic parameters, feels Professor Agarwal.

Agricultures As Solution

The Narendra Modi government’s first term (June 2014 to May 2019) was marked by benign consumer food price inflation. At a mere 3.3% year-on-year, it averaged below even the 4.3% for overall retail inflation. Politically, the ruling party benefited, given that there are far more consumers of milk in India than dairy farmers. The same…

I Never Meditated; Would Rather Be A Criminal Than Spiritual: Ma Anand Sheela

MUMBAI: Ma Anand Sheela, the controversial former secretary of godman Osho Rajneesh, claimed on Wednesday that she finds meditation “boring”, and would prefer to be a “criminal” rather than “spiritual”. “People sell meditation and enlightenment,” she said, seeking to debunk the hype surrounding spiritual leaders. The 70-year-old Sheela, who was convicted of crimes in the…

Bajaj Auto to collaborate with Triumph to build mid-capacity bikes in India

Bajaj Auto to collaborate with Triumph to build mid-capacity bikes in India Bajaj Auto is all set to collaborate with British motorcycle brand Triumph to bring brand new mid-capacity bikes to Indian roads. Bajaj and Triumph on Friday formally commenced their non-equity global partnership to manufacture a new range of mid-capacity motorcycles in the country….

Congress seeks calls from jobless

New Delhi: The Congress on Thurs-day launched a helpline to register unemployed youth across the country and demanded that the government bring out a National Register of Unemployed (NRU) using those numbers. The programme launc-hed by the Indian Youth Congress would include apart from the help line, protests across the country by the district units of…

China locks down 5 cities over coronavirus

Beijing: China on Thursday locked down five cities, including Wuhan, suspending all public transport in an unprecedented move to contain the coronavirus that has infected over 630 people and left 18 others dead, dampening the celebrations of the Lunar New Year. On Thursday evening, Chinese officials announ-ced suspension of public transport in five cities — Huanggang,…

Seed body moots export policy, promotion council

The Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) has requested the central government for a national policy for exports to ensure a smooth process between central government, state governments, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) and ports. A special cell under the ministry of agriculture should be formed to deal with export promotion and facilitation such…

Coronavirus infects Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia

Hyderabad: The confirmation of coronavirus in a nurse from Kerala working in Saudi Arabia is the first case of an Indian health worker being affected by the virus. Before this reported case, only people who have travelled to or from Wuhan in China who have been infected. Earlier, reports confirmed that 30 nurses working at the…