World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018’ report

Context: An upturn in the global economy—now growing by about 3 per cent—paves the way to reorient policy towards longer-term issues such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and…

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India ranks 100th in Legatum Prosperity Index 2017

Context: After rising up in the Ease of Doing Business Index, India has upgraded its ranks in ‘The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017’ as well. At present, the rising trend in…

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WTO: diverse views fuel bleak prospect for outcomes

Context: The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Buenos Aires meeting commenced amid concerns on support for anti-globalisation, protectionism and bilateralism. A vast majority of the 164 WTO member nations — led…

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Strategy on Resource Efficiency

NITI Aayog in collaboration with the European Union delegation to India have released the Strategy on Resource Efficiency at a function in the capital.  The report included in action plan…

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South Asia Economic Summit

The 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) was held at Kathmandu. The theme of three day summit is "Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia". The…

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All about Cryptocurrencies

Why the interest in virtual currencies? Bitcoin saw its value trading at above $10,000 (about Rs. 6.43 lakh) per bitcoin, up by about 900% from its value on January 1,…

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