CORBYN GEARS UP HIS CAMPAIGN FOR “NEW BRITAIN”
Published 04-11-2019 10:15 GMT-0000
LONDON: The US president Donald Trump has already polluted the political environment in UK as campaigning for December 12 general election gets under way. Ever since the Brexit controversy acquired a contentious character, Trump has often been expressing his personal opinion in one way or other. But his latest judgemental observation has really been deplorable.
NO CRASH PROGRAMME ON JOB CREATION DESPITE ACUTE CRISIS
Published 04-11-2019 10:11 GMT-0000
The Indian economy is going from bad to worse as all indications coming from different sectors of the industry and services suggest a downward swing with no clear signal about the improvement of the economy in the second half of the current financial year..All the international financial institutions have lowered the country's GDP growth estimate for 2019-20 as against the earlier projections The latest is the rating agency FITCH's projection that the growth rate will be around only 5 per cent in the current financial year.
GLOBAL MEDIA, GERMANY’S MERKEL CALL MODI GOVERNMENT’S BLUFF
Published 04-11-2019 10:07 GMT-0000
Not long after the anodyne statements on Kashmir by a group of far right European M.P.s soothed the government’s jangled nerves, a mainstream German leader – the chancellor, no less - touched a raw spot yet again for the government by saying that the situation in Kashmir is “unsustainable”.
PRIVATE FIRMS DOING BETTER THAN THOSE LISTED
Published 04-11-2019 10:04 GMT-0000
India may hold the third position on the list of countries with the highest number of family-owned business, after China and the United States, but not many of its family-managed public firms are as clean as their counterparts in most other large economies. The Credit Suisse Family 1000 report, last year, based on a study of 1015 companies of $250 million or more in market capitalisation each, listed 111 of such companies in India. Most of these companies are stock-exchange listed and controlled by family promoters. Among top 50 profitable companies globally, 24 were from Asia, with a total market capitalisation of $748 billion, of which 12 were Indian family-owned companies valued at $192.2 billion, the report said. However, these Indian companies are more of an exception than representing a normal trend. There are little to talk about thousands of India’s family-run public companies as the daily stock exchange list would suggest.
Published 04-11-2019 09:21 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Former skipper Mushfiqur Rahim led the charge as Bangladesh braved the toxic air of the capital and higher ranking of their rivals to script their first ever Twenty20 International win over India as they beat the hosts by three wickets here tonight to take 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Published 02-11-2019 18:27 GMT-0000
Published 02-11-2019 17:42 GMT-0000
Bhubaneswar: Amid nerve wrecking tension, the Indian women's hockey team managed to book a berth for the 2020 Olympics after surviving an stunning fightback from the USA in the second leg of their Olympic qualifier at the Kalinga stadium here on Saturday.
Bhubaneshwar: Akashdeep Singh and Rupinder scored two goals each as the Indian men's team thrashed Russia 7-1 in the second leg of their Olympic qualifiers here on Saturday to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
INDIA: MADHYA PRADESH
FARMERS DEMANDS TO GET MAIN FOCUS
Published 02-11-2019 17:29 GMT-0000
BHOPAL: If the Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath carries out his threat of staging a day-long protest fast, along with his ministerial colleagues, at Delhi, it would add a new chapter to the history of confrontation between the Central and the state governments.
GOVT DENIES MOVE TO OFFER ANOTHER GOLD AMNESTY
Published 02-11-2019 17:26 GMT-0000
Media reports had raised a scare about the possibility of another gold control order mandating the compulsory declaration of all household gold and gold jewellery. According to these reports, the move was to be accompanied by a gold amnesty scheme that will allow individuals and households to declare their holdings of the yellow metal, giving them an opportunity to come clean on their assets.
SWEDISH NGO SCA DEMANDS INVESTIGATION
Published 02-11-2019 17:22 GMT-0000
CIA-funded militia forces in Afghanistan have been accused of war crimes including extra-judicial killings and the targeting of clinics, according to health workers on the ground. Soldiers in a secretive pro-Afghan government militia known simply as “01” have “committed summary executions and other grave abuses without accountability,” a report from an NGO suggests.