Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicEconomy

Topic: Economy

India to Maldives – South Asia can build greener future post-Covid, curb old patterns

South Asia has a rare opportunity to not only address short-term public health challenge but also become an important axis of power and influence.

The global economy depends on the sustainable use of oceans. Transparency is key

Sharing data will help ocean industries not only increase operational accountability, but also public trust and profitability.

A recovering Indian economy stares Omicron, reforms needed now. Don’t wait till Budget

Omicron does not respect political sentiments, nor will it stay away out of reverence for democracy. But parties and Election Commission must do their bit.

Omicron a challenge to economic recovery, but India learnt from 2nd wave: MoS Anupriya Patel

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, Patel talked about agri & merchandise exports, and hoped for an imminent India-UAE free trade deal.

India’s digital loan sharks face RBI crackdown as predatory lending complaints mount

RBI could tighten digital lending rules as early as this year. Guidelines under consideration include penalties on non-compliant apps, with a focus on unregulated loan providers.

Pakistan is sinking into its own jihadi strategy – 2022 will be no different

Truth is, you can’t change your neighbours. But if Delhi reaches out its hand to help, Pakistan has to decide to take it.

Savarkar’s Hindutva wants obedience. But obedience has never helped economy

The pandemic has not made Hindutva a more caring and sharing kind of ideology. But it has exposed its saturated ideas of mastery as control.

Why TikTok should serve as a wake-up call for economists

Economists are judged not for analytics, but rather by how they fit into various moral codes. Like it or not, that is something economists have to come to terms with.

Pakistan’s economy is busted, but Islamabad clearly has access to other, ‘shady funds’

A bankrupt state with a monstrous ego that sees itself as a ‘regional power’ is bad enough. What’s worse is that it’s spreading outwards into South Asia.

Another Covid wave will leave world govts ‘much less space to spend’, says IMF’s Gita Gopinath

In a conversation with Shekhar Gupta at 'Off The Cuff', Gita Gopinath says India must maintain its momentum on spending to provide support to the economy.

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IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari addresses a press conference ahead of 89th Air Force Day, in New Delhi on 5 October 2021 | Photo: ANI

Helicopter, transport pilots missing in IAF top ranks. It is a fighter-dominated Service

AVM Mohey is the first helicopter pilot to be appointed Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training, in nearly three decades. IAF needs policy change.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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