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Environmental degradation in India costing 5.7% of GDP each year: World Bank

Environmental degradation in India costing 5.7% of…

New Delhi, Jul 25 (KNN)  The annual cost of environmental degradation in India amounts to about Rs 3.75 trillion (USD 80 billion) which is equal to 5.7…
ADB trims India's growth forecast

ADB trims India's growth forecast

New Delhi, Jul 16 (KNN)  India’s economic growth is likely to be 5.8 per cent this year, lower than the previously forecast 6 per cent, owing to…
Corruption on the rise worldwide; people ready to fight back

Corruption on the rise worldwide; people ready…

New Delhi, Jul 9 (KNN)  In the world's largest public opinion survey carried out by Transparency International one in four has paid a bribe to a public…
Rising temperature leads to frequent floods, says UN report

Rising temperature leads to frequent floods, says…

New Delhi, July 4 (KNN) The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes between 2001 and 2010, and more national temperature records were broken during the…
India takes 66th position in the Global Innovation Index

India takes 66th position in the Global…

New Delhi, Jul 3 (KNN)  India has slipped to 66th position in the Global Innovation Index from the 64th rank last year in a study…
Worker safety concerns bring on US sanctions against Bangladesh

Worker safety concerns bring on US sanctions…

New Delhi, Jun 28 (KNN)  The United States has decided to suspend trade privileges to Bangladesh owing to concerns about labour rights and insecure working…
IMF launches free online finance courses

IMF launches free online finance courses

New Delhi, Jun 27 (KNN)  In an effort to raise public understanding of economic problems facing governments around the world, the International Monetary…
World Economic Forum to hold meet in Cochin

World Economic Forum to hold meet in…

Cochin, June 25 (KNN) Cochin, the commercial capital of Kerala, will host the World Economic Forum’s 29th India meeting on 8-9 November 2013.
 
Changing environment to hit businesses

Changing environment to hit businesses

New Delhi, June 22 (KNN) Growing environmental issues such as climate change and water shortages are set to hit range of businesses from the power sector to the tourist industry,…
Mumbai and Kolkata among cities at high risk of flooding

Mumbai and Kolkata among cities at high…

New Delhi, Jun 15 (KNN) Many major coastal cities are slowly sinking into the oceans owing to rapid industrialization, with many cities experiencing emergency…