Month: January 2022

SERVICES CONTRIBUTED OVER 50% TO GDP

SECTOR WITNESSED 10.8% GROWTH DURING FIRST HALF OF 2021-22 8.2 % GROWTH EXPECTED IN OVERALL SERVICES SECTOR FDI INFLOW OF $ 16.73 BILLION RECEIVED IN FIRST HALF (H1) OF 2021-22 22.8% INCREASE IN NET EXPORTS OF SERVICES IN H1 2021-22 IT-BPM REVENUES REACHED $ 194 BILLION, GROWING BY […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, JANUARY 31: 166.03 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 18,31,268 Active cases stand at 4.43% Recovery Rate currently at 94.37% 2,62,628 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,89,76,122 2,09,918 new cases […]

PM addresses 30th Foundation Day programme of National Commission for Women

“All the Women’s Commissions of the country will have to increase their scope and give a new direction to the women of their States” “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat campaign is linking the abilities of women with the development of the country” “In more than 60 thousand Startups that have […]

Pakistani media mogul acquitted of graft charges

Summary Prosecution was bid to stifle press freedom -rights groups LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan 31 – A Pakistani court on Monday acquitted the country’s biggest media mogul of corruption charges over land acquisitions dating back three decades, a case that rights groups said was brought in an effort to […]

N. Korea confirms test of missile capable of striking Guam

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea confirmed Monday it test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam, the North’s most significant weapon launch in years, as Washington plans steps to show its commitment to its Asian allies. Sunday’s launch could be a prelude […]

WHO says it’s probing alleged racism, abuse by top director

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization says an investigation is underway into alleged reports that the U.N. health agency’s top official in the Western Pacific engaged in racist, unethical and abusive behavior, following a report last week by The Associated Press. At a meeting of […]

Jobless Indian youngsters accuse government of ‘playing with our lives’

PATNA, India, Jan 31 – Niranjan Kumar, the eldest son of a small farmer in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, was one of 12.5 million youngsters who applied for 35,000 jobs when the railways department started recruitment examinations more than a year ago. The mathematics graduate, 28, […]

India sees GDP growth slowing to 8-8.5% in 2022/23 as risks rise

Summary Economy well placed to face challenges in 2022/23 – report Inflation, new coronavirus cases pose risk to economic growth Finance minister to announce annual budget for 2022/23 on Feb 1 NEW DELHI, Jan 31 – India has forecast its economy will grow 8% to 8.5% for the […]

GDP to grow 8-8.5 pc in FY’23; economy well placed to meet challenges: Survey

New Delhi, Jan 31: India’s economy is expected to grow by 8-8.5 per cent in the fiscal beginning April 1 and is well placed to meet the future challenges on the back of widespread vaccine coverage, supply-side reforms and easing of regulations, said the pre-Budget Economic Survey on […]

Indian economy contracts by 6.6 pc in 2020-21: NSO data

New Delhi, Jan 31: Indian economy contracted by 6.6 per cent in 2020-21 as against the earlier estimate of 7.3 per cent decline, showing that the COVID-19 pandemic hit economy did not perform as badly as was initially worked out. As per the provisional estimates released in May […]

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