Indian gold demand seen falling to 8-year low in festive quarter
Nov 26, 2015 at 16:12 | Source:
Mumbai: India's gold buying in the key December quarter is likely to fall to the lowest level in eight years, hurt by poor investment demand and back-to-back droughts that have slashed earnings for the country's millions of farmers.The sluggish deman...
Why higher govt spending is crucial to contain rural distress
Nov 16, 2015 at 17:40 | Source:
Even as the Narendra Modi government has been making claims that Indias rural economy has gained pace under his rule, empirical evidence suggests that the health of countrys rural economy may not have improved much on account of declining or stagnant...
India to screen GM cotton hybrids after pest attacks| Reuters
Nov 07, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
NEW DELHIIndia will screen genetically modified (GM) cotton hybrids on sale in the country to identify the varieties that are resistant to whitefly, a pest that recently caused extensive damages to crops in two northern states, a government official ...
Japan, Uzbekistan sign deals worth more than $8.5 bln| Reuters
Oct 25, 2015 at 19:15 | Source:
TASHKENT Japan and Uzbekistan signed deals worth more than $8.5 billion on Sunday, including investment to explore new hydrocarbon reserves in the central Asian nation, Uzbek President Islam Karimov said after meeting visiting Japanese Prime Minister...
Golf: Jeev and Chawrasia make strong starts at Hong Kong Open
Oct 23, 2015 at 11:46 | Source:
Hong Kong: Eyeing a European Tour card for 2016, ace Indian golfers Jeev Milkha Singh and SSP Chawrasia made a solid start to their Hong Kong Open campaign at the joint-sanctioned event, here today.Jeev, named as the Captain for the Asian Team for ne...
U.S. asks Uzbekistan to join anti-Islamic State coalition| Reuters
Aug 28, 2015 at 04:31 | Source:
TASHKENT The United States said on Thursday it had asked Uzbekistan to join the multinational coalition it leads against Islamic State, saying Central Asia's most populous state was free to choose a way of contributing to the fight against the milita...