Thursday, June 20, 2019
New Delhi:You may have bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket with dreams of becoming a billionaire.It turns out many individuals are reaching that level of wealth the old-fashioned way.The total number of billionaires is growing, both in the U.S. and elsewhere, reaching 2,158 individuals worldwide in 2017, a new...
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a “developing nation”, to grow faster than any other nation.Addressing a fundraiser event in the Fargo...
New York:Proper implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India can be worked upon and is not an "unfixable problem", former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said, reiterating that demonetisation was "not a well-planned, well thought-out" move. With the Modi government bringing in ambitious reforms like GST and...
New Delhi:The global economic recovery could be hit if the trade war between the US and China escalate, renowned economist and former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said today."There are very worrisome scenarios here. I think we should not take this lightly," he said here. "I do hope...
New Delhi:Writing to the CBI, businessman and owner of Gitanjali Gems Mehul Choksi claimed that he feared for his safety and blamed the media of blowing things out of proportion.He claimed that allegations had been exaggerated and left him completely defenceless. He said: “Regional Passport Office hasn't communicated with me...
New Delhi: Scam-hit PNB today said Nirav Modi, who allegedly defrauded the bank of about Rs 11,400 crore, has come up with "some vague offers" to repay the amount, even as the Enforcement Directorate continued raids at properties connected with the jeweller designer. The country's second largest PSU bank has...
New Delhi: India will press Saudi Arabia and the US, the world's biggest oil producers, this month for a reduction in oil prices to provide relief to fuel consumers, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. Saudi Oil Minister Khalid A Al-Falih will visit India on February 23-24 while US Energy...
Chennai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who has announced his foray into politics, today said the union budget showed that the Centre's attention has "slightly" turned towards farmers and rural areas.This was a 'bit soothing,' he said. However, the Center seems to have been 'indifferent' to the middle classes, he said...
New Delhi:The BJP's biggest ally in the Andhra Pradesh, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) of Chandrababu Naidu, is upset over the Budget and has called an "emergency meeting" with party leaders on Sunday.We are going to declare war. We have three options - one is to try and continue,...
New Delhi: Today Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented union Budget-2018 .FM trying to focus primarily on rural India but failed to offer a blueprint that one could use to describe this government’s last full Budget as reformist one. There are ample evidences to say that this Budget is designed...