TopicAsia Pacific Group
Topic: Asia Pacific Group
IMF says much of the downgrade was due to slower growth in India, which is now forecast to expand 9.5% this year, and South East Asia, where the virus continues to wreak havoc.
PM Modi had said he pulled out over concerns about how RCEP would affect Indians' livelihoods. But India will be allowed to rejoin the pact.
The FATF said Pakistan had failed to stop funding to groups like the LeT and JeM, and was non-compliant in 32 of 40 parameters related to terror financing.
Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.
Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.
While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.