This Deepavali season dull for Arni silk saree makers

The Covid pandemic has taken the sheen off the famous Arni silk sarees as the producers and traders are staring at a bleak Deepavali season this time.

published on : 15th October 2020

Post Covid disruption, startups re-strategising to survive in changed world

A pandemic, slowing economy and geo-political tensions with China have disrupted the startup sector in India – currently third largest such ecosystem in the world.

published on : 10th October 2020

No money, no work: Unorganised sector distraught in Karnataka post-lockdown

The lockdown and resulting economic slowdown have hit the unorganised sector the hardest – directly and indirectly.

published on : 9th October 2020

By 2021, as many as 150 million people likely to be in extreme poverty due to COVID-19: World Bank

In its report, the World Bank noted that the lack of recent data for India severely hinders the ability to monitor global poverty.

published on : 7th October 2020

Covid has not hit global trade as badly as anticipated

WTO’s worst-case scenario, a decline in trade volumes by 32%, was ominously similar to the experience during the 1930s Great Depression. This has not materialised  

published on : 7th October 2020

Australia plans big spending pandemic measures, record debt

The annual budget is expected to contain a wage subsidy to get unemployed young Australians back to work.

published on : 6th October 2020

Weaves of despair: Industry in Karnataka in deep crisis due to COVID-19, lockdown

Though the government has announced a Rs 100 crore package for weavers, the money is meagre when it reaches an individual, industry experts pointed out.

published on : 4th October 2020

Stimulus and the need to avoid a double-dip recession

But the ministry also maintained that its market borrowings won’t be revised upwards, implying that additional spending this fiscal is unlikely.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Why the economy can’t wait any more

The real threat confronting the long-term sustainability of the India Story precedes the lockdown — and is visible in data for the previous quarters.

published on : 6th September 2020

Ministries, PSUs to stop physical of printing calendars, diaries

The decision has been taken given the fact that using technological innovations for planning, scheduling and forecasting is known to be economical, efficient and effective.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Big GDP slowdown will have serious long-term impact

It was well known that India’s economy would contract, but the National Statistical Office’s (NSO) data released on Monday evening was quite a shocker.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Financial woes, solutions to top Cabinet agenda

Reopening of pubs, bars will generate jobs, revenue for cash-strapped govt 

published on : 2nd September 2020

Post-Covid global alignments as economies face pandemic heat

India has a good chance of capitalising on the changes, provided the government puts in place the right policies—and assures investors of policy stability.  

published on : 24th August 2020

RBI at end of rate cut cycle, government needs to play decisive role for economic recovery, say SBI economists

The supply chain disruptions are showing no signs of abating and have played a spoilsport across several states, they added.

published on : 21st August 2020

As COVID-triggered recession bites the world, here's how big economies are faring 

General global convention, though a few institutions may have more nuanced conditions, define a recession as two consecutive quarters of declining GDP.

published on : 21st August 2020
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