World Bank slashes India’s GDP growth to from 7.5 %

New Delhi: Amid recession fears in major advanced economies, the World Bank on Thursday cut India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for financial year 2022-23 to 6.5% from its earlier estimate of 7.5%. The global financial institution…

California: 4 PIOs found dead after kidnapping

San Francisco: Four kidnapped members of a family in Merced County, in the US state of California, were found dead, the county sheriff said. "Tonight, our worst fears have been confirmed," Merced County Sheriff Vernon Warnke said at a news…

‘LG sahib scolds me more than my wife’: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday took a dig at Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena and said even his wife doesn’t scold him as much as LG sahib does. In his tweet, Kejriwal suggested that Saxena should ‘chill a bit’ and…

Jaishankar honored with Maori welcome in New Zealand

Auckland: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar was accorded a traditional Maori welcome in New Zealand ahead of his official engagements. The Minister shared a video of the welcome on Twitter and appreciated the symbolism associated with it.…

HP cabinet to sign MoU with Centre on AIIMS Bilaspur

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh State Cabinet meeting held here Thursday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur gave approval to draft MoU between the State Government and Central Government regarding AIIMS. It would make AIIMS act as an…

‘RRR’ to apply for Oscars in main categories

New Delhi: SS Rajamouli's epic action drama ‘RRR’ starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan in the leads is one of the most successful movies of this year. While the film brought a whole new rage to the cinema halls with its release, it also went on to win big…

Agro-startup aims to boost banana exports

Thiruvananthapuram: A Kerala-based agro-business startup has launched a pioneering venture to build India’s first full-stack supply chain connecting banana cultivators, traders and exporters on a single platform, tapping into the country’s surging…