The Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report on Friday came on the heels of data this week showing a further slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter as a trade tensions-induced slump in business investment deepened.
The findings of this paper are in stark contradiction to a recent study, commissioned by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, which claimed that the total employment grew from 433 million in 2011-12 to 457 million in 2017-18.
IIT Delhi has launched an endowment fund through which it aims to raise about $1 billion by 2025
The Indian banking sector has witnessed a series of scams, including about Rs 14,000 crore fraud in Punjab National Bank and the recent PMC Bank crisis that affected lakhs of depositors.
The index will rank them on some key parameters such as business environment, infrastructure, transport connectivity, access to finance, export infrastructure and trade support, the official said.
Central GST (CGST) and State GST (SGST) collections stand at Rs 17,582 crore and Rs 23,674 crore, respectively.
At present, claims above Rs 50,000 for motor insurance and Rs 1 lakh for others qualify for the services of insurance surveyors and loss assessors.
Talking to reporters here, he said the chief secretary is monitoring the situation arising out of untimely showers in parts of the state in the last few weeks.
Stock market running well ahead of the economic fundamentals
As per the notification, each of the 535 mills has been allocated 20.5 lakh tonne of sugar for sale in the current month. This quota is 1.5 lakh tonne less as compared to the allocation for November 2018.
The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to a two-year low of 50.6 in October from 51.4 in September.
India's infrastructure output fell 5.2% in September from a year earlier, the worst performance in years, government data showed on Thursday, while the industrial output shrank at its fastest rate in more than six years in August.
Advances to both industry and services slump
Noting that Saudi Arabia is a major source of energy supply to India, Minister for Commerce and Investment Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi said that the two countries could do more in several sectors.
Trump's remarks were the latest in a series of recent barrages he has unleashed at the Fed.
The production drop in India will lead to a larger global sugar supply deficit in 2019-20 of 7.7 million tonnes, a development seen as crucial in reducing large stocks in some producing countries that have been pressuring international prices, it added.
'India will be appealing the decision of the panel regarding the four schemes to the Appellate Body of the WTO,' the official said.
To address the stress in the sector, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Budget proposed that public sector banks would purchase high-rated pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs, amounting to a total of Rs 1 lakh crore, during the current financial year.
The partial trade deal, known as phase one, had been due for signing on the sidelines of the regional APEC summit which Chile cancelled on Wednesday due to violent unrest in the capital Santiago.
The panel largely agreed with US claims challenging export subsidies granted in the form of exemptions from customs duties and a national tax, while rejecting some US arguments.
Talking about economic reforms, he said: “The reform process has only started two months ago. So let us see how the reforms pan out and until the economy actually starts reviving it will be difficult for anyone to say that we will see a broad-based stock market rally.”
The deficit stood at 95.3 per cent of the 2018-19 budget estimate (BE) in the corresponding month a year ago.
Speaking to CNBC, Sharma said countries like India are reacting now to economic slowdown after being in denial for a long period of time that there was no slowdown.
The search panel also includes RBI Governor, Financial Services Secretary and some independent members.
Production of seven sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, cement, steel, and electricity contracted in September.