India

Black fungus found in Covid-19 patients but ‘no big outbreak’: NITI Aayog member

New Delhi (TIP): Mucormycosis, a fungal infection, is being found in COVID-19 patients and largely in cases of those who are diabetic but there is “no big outbreak”, Niti Aayog Member (Health) V K Paul […]

Farmers Movement

No Roadmap to Double Farmers’ Income

So, the six years of grand national mission for raising the farmers’ real income by 100 per cent are likely to end with less than 30 per cent actual increase. That works out to about […]

Editorials

No Roadmap to Double Farmers’ Income

At the halfway mark of this historic mission, the Modi govt did not even have a plan on paper on how the farmers’ income was to be doubled. None of the budgets has made any […]

Frontpage News

India’s Focus now is Private Sector led Growth, says NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar

Bidisha Roy NEW YORK(TIP): In its first five years, the Modi government has done the foundational work for India’s targeted growth, and now it’s time to focus on accelerate the growth – which must be […]

Opinions

India could yet lead the world on water conservation

              The author is sanguine that the creation of ministry of Jal Shakti by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the problem of inadequate access to safe water, removing […]

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India should open up its markets to US, says Noted Economist Panagariya

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): As the Trump administration is repeatedly asking India to open up its market, India should do it for its own benefit, feels noted economist Arvind Panagariya, who served as the first […]

Opinions

What a $5 trillion economy would look like

        By Pulapre Balakrishnan At the meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog , middle of June, , Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the target of a $5 trillion economy […]

Business & Economics

NOTE BAN ALONE NOT TO BLAME FOR GROWTH SLUMP, SAYS JAITLEY

NEW DELHI (TIP): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said demonetisation alone was not responsible for the fall in the GDP growth in the fourth quarter and said 7-8% growth in the current global context is “reasonable by Indian standards”. The Finance Minister blamed cumulative factors […]

Business & Economics

Payment via Aadhaar card to be a reality soon

NEW DELHI (TIP): Looking to make Aadhaar a more powerful financial tool, the government has instructed all banks across the country to launch Aadhaar Pay by the end of the month. It will facilitate financial […]

PM Narendra Modi during a meeting with Niti Aayog officials. (Source: Twitter/Niti Aayog)
Business & Economics

NOT 5, PREPARE 15-YR DEVELOPMENT PLAN: PM TO NITI AAYOG

NEW DELHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called upon Niti Aayog to create a 15-year development plan, setting the stage for discontinuing the five-year plan system, a sixdecade old Soviet-era relic. “The time […]

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Business & Economics

NITI Aayog’s Initiative to Create a Framework for Operating 500 Tinkering Labs Across India

NEW DELHI (TIP): NITI Aayog is organizing an Expert Consultative Group Meeting on Creating a Framework for Operationalizing 500 Atal Tinkering Labs, ATL at Faculty Development Centre, Shankar Vihar in New Delhi tomorrow on July […]

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Business & Economics

Govt planning rating system for homestays, guest houses

NEW DELHI (TIP): To give e-tourism a boost, the commerce ministry is pushing for developing a database of certified guest houses, paying guest and bed-and-breakfast accommodation across the country that online market aggregators like Airbnb […]

India

15-YR DEVELOPMENT AGENDA TO REPLACE FIVE-YEAR PLANS

NEW DELHI: Five-year plans, one of the last links to Nehru’s economic policies, will soon be history. The Narendra Modi government has decided to discontinue the plans after the current one, which ends in March […]

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Business & Economics

INDIA’S GROWTH POTENTIAL MUCH HIGHER THAN 7 PER CENT, SAYS NOURIEL ROUBINI

NEW DELHI (TIP): India’s growth potential is much higher than seven per cent and can be eight to nine per cent, American economist Nouriel Roubini said on Saturday, pointing out that the reforms being undertaken […]

Business & Economics

JAPAN TO BUILD INDIA’S FIRST BULLET TRAIN

NEW DELHI (TIP): The bullet train accident in China four years ago along with low-cost finance and a promise to have a substantial ‘Make in India‘ component and transfer of technology clinched the deal for […]

India

Government Reaches Out to Indians Abroad for Fund Raising Flagship Schemes

NEW DELHI:  Non-resident Indians, especially those living in the UK and Qatar, will be reached out to by a government-supported trust to raise funds for ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Clean Ganga’ projects. India Development Foundation of Overseas […]

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Business & Economics

Government earmarks Rs 50000 crore for developing 100 smart cities

New Delhi (TIP) : The Government has earmarked Rs 50,000 crore (US$ 8 billion) to develop 100 smart cities in the country from which each selected city would get assistance of Rs 100 crore (US$ 16 […]

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Business & Economics

A FORTHRIGHT MODI IN CHINA

During his China visit, Prime Minister Modi has been unusually forthright in speaking about the problems that hold back the India-China relationship. He probably feels that his desire to strengthen ties with China being so clear, […]

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PADMA AWARDS 2015 : REPORTS

PADMA AWARDS 2015 TO RAMDEV, AMITABH BACHCHAN, RAJINIKANTH, ADVANI, OTHERS: REPORTS NEW DELHI (TIP): Yoga exponent Baba Ramdev, Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani, spiritual leader Shri Shri Ravi Shankar and veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and […]

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NITI AAYOG repalces Planning Commission; Indian American Arvind Panagariya appointed vice-chairman

NEW YORK (TIP): Columbia University economist Arvind Panagariya will be the first vice-chairman of the National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog, which will have two full-time members — economist Bibek Debroy and former DRDO […]