Day: May 17, 2019

Debt bubbles could burst as economies slow, threatening stability, bankers warn

STOCKHOLM – Heavy reliance on debt financing and slow economic growth are leading to the creation of debt bubbles which risk destabilising the entire financial system should a major shock occur, bond bankers and investors warned at a conference on Thursday. They were in Stockholm for the annual […]


World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar’s divided Rakhine

YANGON – Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven Rakhine State could worsen tension there. The World Bank last week published the first details of a proposal to fund cash-for-work programmes, and […]

Will seriously consider any partnership proposal from Indian carriers: Qatar Airways

New Delhi, May 17: Qatar Airways, which has sought additional seat capacity on temporary basis for its flights from Indian cities to Doha, has said it will “seriously” consider any proposal for partnership from Indian carriers. The blockade on Qatar and withdrawal of 28 weekly between Doha and cities […]

Anil Kapoor, Shekhar Kapur to collaborate 31 years after Mr. India’

Mumbai, May 17:  Oscar-nominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and veteran Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor have teased that they are working together on something super exciting , 31 years after the release of cult classic Mr. India .  The filmmaker took to Twitter to tease their new project.  Discusssing the […]

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