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DNA: 100 days of Modi govt- Major hits and misses

As Narendra Modi completes 100 days in office, we look at the major hits and misses of his govt.

100 days of Modi govt: Are 'Acche din' here?

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 100 days in office,we track how he fared in these days and was he able to fulfil his promises of Acche din.

100 days of Modi govt: Are 'Acche din' here?-Part 2

As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 100 days in office,we track how he fared in these days and was he able to fulfil his promises of Acche din.

100 days of Modi govt: Are 'Acche din' here?-Part 2

As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 100 days in office,we track how he fared in these days and was he able to fulfil his promises of Acche din.

Drugs, prostitution worth 10bn pounds to British economy

The inclusion of illegal activities such as prostitution and drugs into national accounts would add about 10 billion pounds to national output, Britain`s statistics office said Thursday.

China`s GDP grows at 7.4%, its slowest pace in 18 months

China`s GDP grew at its slowest pace in 18 months with 7.4 per cent growth in the first quarter of 2014, signalling a slowdown despite reforms and restructuring to revitalise the world`s second largest economy.

Don`t succumb to prejudice against Bt crops: PM

Batting for genetically modified or biotechnology (Bt) crops, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday that India "should not succumb to unscientific prejudices against Bt crops".

Expenditure on science and technology should be increased: PM

Pitching for more funds to promote science, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said the country`s annual expenditure on science and technology should be at least two per cent of the GDP.

Expenditure on science and technology needs to be hiked: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said that the country should increase its annual expenditure on science and technology.

India needs decisive govt for next decade: Rangarajan

Dr C Rangarajan, chairman of Prime Minister`s Economic Advisory Council on Saturday said that India needed a decisive government as the next decade will be crucial for the country.

Climate change to cause economic losses to Pacific countries

Climate change could cause countries in the Pacific region to lose as much as 12.7 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday.

Facts: Economic Disparity In India

•Inequality in earnings has doubled in India over the last two decades, making it the worst performer on this count of all emerging economies. The top 10% of wage earners now make 12 times more than the bottom 10%, up from a ratio of six in the 1990s.

Economic disparity in India

"An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics", once said a great Greek historian Plutarch. Being a resource rich country, many parts of India still suffers from malnutrition, poverty and many other concerning problems, with the rich are getting richer and poor getting poorer.

Health is an individual subject, owned by you and for you: Shivinder Mohan Singh

India is the second most populated country in the world. It is a country where more than forty percent of population is said to be young and it is also a country that claims to be the fastest growing economy but spends less than 3.9% of total GDP (Gross Domestic Product) on health (according to The World Bank Data 2008-12).

China`s GDP growth slows to 7.5 %, weakest in 15 years

China`s GDP growth slowed to 7.5 per cent in the second quarter amid concerns that the world`s second largest economy was headed for its weakest growth in 15 years with grim prospects of missing the official target.

BJP expresses concern over `sinking` economic growth rate

Expressing concern over the "sinking" growth rate which stands at 5 per cent, BJP on Friday said the government has failed to rejuvenate the economy despite being in power for nine years.

Manmohan model unleashed India`s growth story: Chidambaram

The Manmohan model has unleashed India`s growth story and shown the world that the country can achieve over 9 per cent growth rate, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday.

India spending over 2.6% to tackle climate change: FinMin

India is spending over 2.6 per cent of it`s GDP to deal with challenges of climate change and wants rich countries to honour their financial commitments to address green issues.

Govt committed to double spending on R&D

PM Manmohan Singh said the government is committed to doubling the overall spending on research and development (R&D) to at least 2% of the GDP.

Oil price rise to impact India`s GDP growth: Goldman Sachs

A rise in global oil prices by USD 10 per barrel would reduce India`s economic growth by 0.2 percentage points and also affect the country`s current account deficit, Goldman Sach said.