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India’s economy recovered strongly despite 3 COVID waves, says US Treasury report

Washington, Jun 11 (PTI) The Indian economy has rebounded strongly despite three significant COVID-19 waves, the US Treasury has said in a report to Congress. India's acute second wave weighed…

Outlook grim for global recession, countries still in pandemic to bear maximum brunt: Leaders at WEF

Davos, May 24 (PTI) War in Ukraine, China's strict COVID-19 measures and a host of other factors have combined to drive up inflation and raise the spectre of food insecurity,…

Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations May 19, 2022

External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishankar, participated in the meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations through video conferencing on 19 May 2022. The meeting was chaired by Minister…

FM meets IMF DMD Gita Gopinath; discusses wide range of issues

New Delhi, Apr 21 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, and discussed a range of issues, including…

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka announces debt default

Colombo, Apr 12 (PTI) Faced with critically low forex reserves, Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced that the crisis-stricken country will default on its external debt pending a bailout package from…

India’s exports rise to record high of USD 418 bn in FY22

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) India's merchandise exports spurt to a record high of USD 418 billion in the 2021-22 fiscal on higher shipments of petroleum products, engineering goods, gem…

India has safeguards in place to mitigate risks from capital flows: IMF

Washington, Mar 31 (PTI) India, which has received a record number of foreign direct investment during the last few years despite COVID-19 crisis, has quite a few safeguards in place…

MHA ends COVID-19 containment measures from Mar 31; wearing of face mask to continue

New Delhi, Mar 23 (PTI) In view of the continuous dip in coronavirus cases, the home ministry has decided to end all COVID-19 containment measures from March 31, two years…

Two years after world’s biggest lockdown, India surges back to normal life

By Rama Venkat BENGALURU (Reuters) - Almost two years after India went into the world's biggest lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19, students headed back to school in Maharashtra…

India’s GDP grows 5.4 pc in Q3; remains world’s fastest growing major economy

New Delhi, Feb 28 (PTI) India's economic growth slowed to 5.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2021-22 but higher than China's GDP expansion of 4 per cent during the…

Don’t slip into the ‘lazy analogy’ of referring Quad as Asian NATO: EAM Jaishankar

Munich, Feb 20 (PTI). Dismissing the notion that the Quad is an Asian NATO, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that there are "interested parties" who advance such analogies and…

India-UAE Virtual Summit on 18 February, PM Modi and H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan will hold a Virtual Meeting

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan will hold a Virtual…