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THE TALE OF TWO ASIAN ECONOMIES IN 2019

BOTH SUFFER LOW GROWTH – BUT CHALLENGES DIFFER
Author: Anjan Roy - Published 18-01-2020 11:22 GMT-0000
It is a tale of two countries. India’s growth rate slumped and it has caused a furore. The government has been held responsible for the sudden drop in GDP growth rate on account of its policy mistakes. In China, economic growth has fallen to a three-decades depth. At just about 6.1 per cent GDP growth in 2019, it is a distant call from those of days of two-digit growth rates in that country over decades.

DIGITAL REVOLUTION IN ASIA NEED A REVAMP IN POLICY RESPONSE

SAFETY NETS FOR ECONOMY AND TECHNOLOGY MUST BE PUT IN PLACE
Author: Gyan Pathak - Published 15-11-2019 09:49 GMT-0000
Asia is at the forefront of the digital revolution promising a radical transformation of the global economy and the society. Many hope that digitalization may well be a key driver of productivity growth and improved welfare. However, the transformation is threatening substantial disruption and dislocation. Workers worry that robots will make them obsolete and financial supervisors are concerned about the risks to financial stability posed by the latest fintech innovations.
INDIA: SPORTS

SHOOTING: D SRIKANTH WINS DOUBLE GOLD ON PENULTIMATE DAY OF ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Author: Special Correspondent - Published 12-11-2019 17:07 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Promising teenager Dhanush Srikanth made his junior India debut in style, winning both the individual and team 10m Air Rifle Men Junior competitions at the 14thAsian Shooting Championship in Qatar on Tuesday.
INDIA: SPORTS

INDIA HOPES FOR MORE OLYMPIC QUOTA AT 14THASIAN SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 04-11-2019 18:20 GMT-0000
New Delhi: A huge contingent of 108 shooters (63 men and 45 women) will represent India in the senior, junior and youth categories across the disciplines of Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun, as competitions to the 14thAsian Shooting Championship (ASC) get underway on Tuesday, at the Lusail Shooting Complex in Lusail, Qatar.

EU OFFERED BREXIT ON PLATTER TO BORIS JOHNSON

UNCERTAINTY STILL CONTINUES OVER FINAL DEAL
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 18-10-2019 09:53 GMT-0000
LONDON: Apparently the UK prime minister Boris Johnson has got the Brexit deal, but an insight into the development gives rise to suspicion about the true nature of the deal and whether it prove to be successful. The deal is to be ratified by the parliament and Boris is ‘very confident’ that his deal will be approved by the parliament.
UNITED KINGDOM

JOHNSON’S “FAIR AND REASONABLE” BREXIT COMPROMISE FALLS ON DEAF EARS

EUROPEAN UNION JITTERY AT BORIS’S ARROGANCE
Author: Al Neal - Published 05-10-2019 09:44 GMT-0000
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered the European Union a proposed “best and final offer” Brexit deal Wednesday, saying it encapsulates a real compromise for both sides and urged EU leaders to hold “rapid negotiations towards a solution” after years of squabbling.
UNITED KINGDOM

JEREMY CORBYN PLANNING TO EMPOWER WORKERS

LABOUR LEADER READY FOR A ‘BETTER-DEAL BREXIT’
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 18-09-2019 09:38 GMT-0000
The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to “put power in the hands of workers” if the party wins the next election, including setting up a new enforcement agency to boost employment rights. He has also set out the four pillars of a “sensible” Brexit deal he would negotiate with the EU.

BREXIT CAUGHT IN QUAGMIRE OF IDEOLOGICAL VEX

LABOUR’S JEREMY CORBYN FACES HIS TOUGHEST TEST
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 16-09-2019 14:50 GMT-0000
The latest mass opinion that has gripped Britain is while Boris Johnson is damaging Britain, Corbyn betrays Labour values. People have their own indices to judge the two leaders, but the fact is their actions and the nature of politics pursued has given rise to this belief.
UNITED KINGDOM

BORIS JOHNSON LEADS BRITAIN TO A DEEPER CRISIS

UNCERTAINTY AFTER OCTOBER 31 TO HIT ECONOMY
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 29-08-2019 10:33 GMT-0000
Quite intriguing how could Brexit drag the Queen into the heart of Britain's political crisis. Apprehensions were already there that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson would take recourse to suspending the parliament, but his move would come so soon is really a matter of conjecture.
EUROPE

NORDIC COUNTRIES DEFY THE RIGHT SHIFT IN EUROPEAN ELECTIONS

DENMARK BECOMES THIRD COUNTRY TO FORM LEFT GOVT THIS YEAR
Author: Nitya Chakraborty - Published 27-06-2019 11:17 GMT-0000
The European left forces have at last asserted their strength defying the disaster in this year's European Parliament elections, by emerging victorious in the recent general elections in Denmark. Denmark will now be the third Nordic country after Finland and Sweden to form left governments by winning majority in the elections held earlier in 2019.