Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicFinancial aid

Topic: Financial aid

Long-term investments in Sri Lanka are India’s plan to fix economic crisis, envoy Baglay says

High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay added that New Delhi will also work with the island nation’s new govt to facilitate talks for a bailout package from the IMF.

India gives $2 million aid to UN agency working for Palestinian refugees’ welfare

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency applauded India's financial support to keep basic services operating, especially under the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Beyond speech, Modi must open govt purse for poorer Indians, businesses affected by COVID-19

I have extended my wholehearted support to Modi govt in its initiatives to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Now the Centre must take care of those affected financially: Shashi Tharoor

Modi announces $450 million line of credit to Sri Lanka after meeting President Rajapaksa

PM Modi called his talks with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa 'fruitful', and also extended a $50 million fund to the island country to fight terrorism.

Pakistan to receive $6 billion aid package from Saudi Arabia

Islamabad will get 3 billion dollars 'as a balance of payment support' and the rest in the form of a one-year deferred oil payment facility. 

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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