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ADB cuts India’s growth outlook for 2019 as global risks mount

India’s GDP will probably rise 7.2% this year, down from December forecast of 7.6%, according to ADB’s latest Asian Development Outlook report.
Isaac Asimov

Computers, the environment & lunar mining — how well Isaac Asimov predicted 2019

In 1983, legendary science fiction author Isaac Asimov presented his vision of 2019, with about a 50-50 record of hits and misses.
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Alia Bhatt will rule Bollywood in 2019, and it won’t be because of nepotism

Will there be a realignment in the politics of Bollywood if there is a regime change?
Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Nifty ideas for young millennials to save money in 2019

Broke before the month ends? Spent too much on a whim? Then you need this guide on how to save better. Young millennials want to collect experiences than assets. From travelling to exotic locations to exploring different passions, the youth wants it all. Except how do you fulfil these lavish lifestyle goals when your salary/pocket money runs out before the second week of the month? Here are some ways for the 20-somethings to navigate the gig economy and make better financial decisions in 2019: Set your 2019 savings goal: What is it that you’re saving for? Is it a trip? Is it for education? Or is it for investing in your future start-up? Once you’ve figured it out, draw out a budget for the new year with a practical macro-savings goal. Then break it down to monthly goals – even per week goals. Cut down spending, one thing at a time: Monthly...
The super blue blood moon during lunar eclipse

India will be able to see 2 of 5 eclipses in 2019

An official of the Jiwaji Observatory in Ujjain said a partial lunar eclipse will be visible in July and a total solar eclipse in December.

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ram madhav

Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.