Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicOECD

Topic: OECD

OECD’s global tax framework is a win-win for India. Just focus on our long-term gains

The multilateral agreement has come against the backdrop of visible populist angst against large transnational companies across the world.

Jaishankar highlights need for vaccine equity, fair travel regime in meeting with EU leader

In his two-nation tour, the external affairs minister also met OECD Secretary-General and his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor on the sidelines of G-20 ministeral meetings.

India’s digital tax is discriminatory but won’t retaliate now, US says

The office of the US Trade Representative said the taxes are 'inconsistent with prevailing principles of international taxation, and burden or restricts U.S. commerce.'

How Modi govt can avoid another farmers’ protest-like crisis — consult better before reforming

When changes are introduced through consultation & engagement, people can get used to new ideas without friction. Bad ones can be dumped; good ones made better.

World economy will shrink 4.5% this year, not 6% as feared earlier, OECD says

There were big revisions for the U.S. and the euro area, as well as China, which is now forecast to grow modestly, the only Group of 20 country with such a prospect. 

Coronavirus has put globalized economy at risk, says OECD chief economist

The deeper links between economies that have come with globalization mean that the virus impact is unprecedented.

India prepares hard for global student assessment test — last time it finished in bottom two

A decade after its abysmal performance, India is preparing teachers and students of the participating schools in accordance with PISA test standards.

China’s growing GDP won’t change the fact that the only currency and bank that matter are American

The newest OECD paper finds that China's growth will have to reconcile with its soon-to-be aging demographic.

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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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