India must not neglect bank recapitalisation despite pandemic, says Viral Acharya
"If the government doesn't wish to recapitalise banks in a timely manner, then it must ensure that the contours of debt moratoria and forgiveness package aren't so generous that banks won't be in a position to lend well during the recovery phase, which is likely around the corner," Acharya said.
Principle of self-determination continues to be deliberately misused by particular delegation: India slams Pakistan at UN
India said it strongly believes that pursuing a pragmatic approach towards decolonization would surely lead to fulfilment of legitimate wishes of the people of NSGTs.
Year-long celebrations to mark India's 75th Independence Day in 2021
India will launch year-long celebrations from August 2021 to commemorate 75 years of Independence with a slew of programmes and projects to showcase 'development, governance, technology, reform, progress and policy' over the years.
India's first Oscar winner Bhanu Athaiya dies in Mumbai home
Athaiya, who was born in Kolhapur, began her career as a costume designer in Hindi cinema with Guru Dutt's 1956 superhit "C.I.D.".
Bhanu Athaiya, India's first Oscar winner, passes away at 91
The country's first Oscar winner, costume designer Bhanu Athaiya died at her home on Thursday after a prolonged illness at 91. Her daughter ...
Covid-19: India reports 67,708 new cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 73-lakh mark
With a spike of 67,708 new cases, India's COVID-19 tally crossed 73-lakh mark on October 15. In last 24 hours, 680 deaths have been reported...
India’s new envoy to Dhaka launches his innings with focus on vaccine diplomacy & connectivity links
At the maiden interaction with media in Dhaka on Thursday, he said, "We are committed to ensuring the fastest possible partnership with Bangladesh on all aspects of [Covid-19] vaccine development," he told the media at his official residence, India House, just after presenting credentials to President Abdul Hamid in the evening.
MEA’s China centre pins hopes on ‘LAC Pullback’ proposal
“One would hope for and desire quick disengagement followed by de-escalation. However, seeing the information available in the open domain on the talks, this process seems to be a complex one and may take some time,” Narasimhan said.
Coronavirus pandemic: India frees up N-95 mask exports
“The export policy of N-95/FFP-2 masks or its equivalent is amended from restricted to free category, making all types of masks freely exportable,” the DGFT said in a notification.
View: Tanishq advertisement controversy and India’s creepy-crawlies
The other issue is ‘fear’. BJP patriarch L K Advani had chastised the media during the Emergency when he said, ‘You were asked to bend, you crawled.’ There is no Emergency today. Yet, the crawling has become pervasive. With exceptions, the media crawls for the fear of being rapped on the knuckles by fearsome rappers.
Nepal withdraws textbook which includes contentious border map with India
The Nepali-language book also included a chapter on the campaign to reclaim disputed territory with India. The new books for the 9th and 12th classes have a preface written by education minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel.
India sends strong message on territorial integrity from NAM platform
Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) had the potential to take the lead in addressing the primary issues of the current times that demand global cooperation.
COVID-19 recoveries cross 50-lakh mark in India, 10 lakh patients cured in last 11 days
India's COVID-19 caseload sprinted past the 60 lakh on Sunday night, 12 days after it crossed the 50-lakh mark, while the total number of re...
India's active Covid-19 case count below 9 lakh for fifth day: Health Ministry
The COVID-19 positivity rate in India is on a downward trend with cumulative positivity rate at 8.07 per cent, weekly positivity rate at 6.2...