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.

AICTE will punish colleges if they give wrong information in prospectus

New Delhi: Expensive and flashy prospectus providing misleading information to students can now land technical institutions in trouble. With the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) revising its rules, technical institutions including management, engineering and others now need to upload the content of their prospectus, with correct information, on their websites. The institutes need to…

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…

(Watch) Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy touches Ratan Tata’s feet on stage

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy touches Ratan Tata’s feet on stage

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy had the most humble gesture for industrialist Ratan Tata at an event on Tuesday. The legendary businessmen were sharing the stage at the annual TieCon event in Mumbai when the Infosys mentor bent down to touch the feet of Ratan Tata after presenting him an award. Ratan Tata was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th edition of TiECon Mumbai.

Ratan Tata later posted the video in an Instagram story captioning it: “It was an honour to be awarded by TIEcon at the hands of a great friend Mr. Narayana Murthy.”

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…

No nod for Charminar protest against CAA, NRC

Hyderabad: There was uncertainty on Thursday over the proposed protests announced by the United Muslim Action Committee (UMAC) and the Telangana-AP JAC against CAA-NPR-NRC owing to doubts about according police permission for both programmes, though a clear picture began to emerge by late evening. Police authorities did not disclose anything about the status of the petitions….

Surat and Vadodara witnessed continued imposition of Section 144

Though a draft amendment introduced by petitioners, on Wednesday, in the Gujarat High Court (HC) challenging the continuous prohibitory orders issued under Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) section 144, read with certain provisions of the Gujarat Police (GP) Act, mentioned three recent orders issued in Ahmedabad city, it has been observed that Vadodara and Surat too have…