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Punjab farmers' 'rail roko' stir ends, movement of nearly 600 trains hit

The agitation that began on Thursday hit the movement of trains, with many being cancelled, short-terminated or diverted, railway officials said.

published on : 30th September 2023
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Punjab farmers stir: Train movement hit; protesters block Chandigarh-Ambala national highway

The stir is underway at 17 places in Punjab, including in Moga, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Tarn Taran, Sangrur, Patiala, Ferozepur, Bathinda, and Amritsar.

published on : 29th September 2023
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India’s external debt rises by $4.7 bn to $629 bn; debt-GDP ratio at 18.6%

External debt comprises loans (multilateral and bilateral credits and bank loans) accounting for $207 billion of total $629 billion. 

published on : 29th September 2023
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India's external debt at USD 629.1 billion at June-end: RBI

Excluding the valuation effect, external debt would have increased by USD 7.8 billion instead of USD 4.7 billion in end-June 2023 over end-March 2023, the central bank said.

published on : 28th September 2023
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Foreign debt worry in household savings dip

A decline will have a significant bearing on banks, insurers, mutual funds and provident funds, who in turn invest heavily in government securities.

published on : 25th September 2023
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Maharashtra govt to hire contract staff in its bid to curb mounting debt over salaries, pensions

Opposition parties slammed the move, saying this is nothing but privatising the government departments.

published on : 14th September 2023
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Bombay Dyeing to sell land worth Rs 5,200 crore to be debt free 

Once approved by its shareholders, BDMC will receive about Rs 4,675 crore from Goisu, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Realty & Development, for Phase-I.

published on : 14th September 2023
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Kadamakkudy deaths: Cops suspect harassment by online lending firm

Officers, who started digging the case, received vital information that the lending company harassed the family by sending morphed pictures of Shilpa to their relatives.

published on : 14th September 2023
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Venture debt funds emerge as alternate source of capital raising for start-ups 

The increased financial leverage that accompanies venture debt can potentially encumber start-ups with debt obligations that might inhibit their agility and creative freedom. 

published on : 17th August 2023
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Centre's debt triples to Rs 155.6 lakh crore in nine years

The central government’s debt had grown to Rs 105.1 lakh crore by March 2020 — at the beginning of the COVID-pandemic in India.

published on : 7th August 2023
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Telangana repaying debts from borrowed funds: CAG

Despite increasing revenues, the government opted for ways and means and overdraft to meet its expenses.

published on : 7th August 2023
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Odisha youth abducted for failing to pay off gambling debt

The incident came to light on Friday after a video clip of the youth being beaten up with his hands tied with plastic ropes, became viral on social media.

published on : 5th August 2023
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State debts are Rs 4.42 lakh crore, not Rs 10 lakh crore as claimed by Opposition, asserts Buggana

Buggana said while the annual growth in debts increased to 14.7 per cent from 2014-15 to 2018-19 during the previous TDP regime, it is only 12.4 per cent during the YSRC government from 2019 to 2023.

published on : 4th August 2023
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Worrying trend: Railways' debt continues to surge over last four years

Earlier this year, a parliamentary standing committee on Railways expressed concern over the drastic fall in Railways’ net revenue.

published on : 2nd August 2023
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Punjab, Mizoram among states most stressed fiscally; Delhi least indebted

An analysis of the latest numbers from the government reveals that only four states and union territories out of the 31 in India have debt levels below 20% of their Gross State Domestic Product.

published on : 1st August 2023
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Ensuring a ‘liveable planet’ for humanity

World Bank will implement a 'debt pause' for countries hit by climate crisis. It is time we make protection and promotion of human and planetary health well-being the highest priority in development.

published on : 29th July 2023
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‘China debt restructuring stand inspiring’ 

The G20 has lent its support to Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) under which debts of highly indebted countries were suspended for a time period. 

published on : 19th July 2023
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Techie kills wife, kid over suspected debt trouble in Chennai

The neighbours who broke open the door found Sujitha and Aishwarya lying in a pool of blood on the bed. Aravind was also lying unconscious, said the police.

published on : 18th July 2023
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Global debt dominates as G20 finance chiefs meet

Talks will also focus on "critical global issues such as strengthening the multilateral development banks and taking coordinated climate action", Sitharaman added.

published on : 17th July 2023
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3.3 billion people live in countries that spend more on debt interest than education: UN

Guterres said financial markets may seem not to be suffering yet, but billions of people are and the levels of public debt are staggering and surging.

published on : 13th July 2023
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