Tag: GDP

Tibet's GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Tibet’s GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Beijing: Tibet’s 2018 GDP has reached $22 billion — about 191 times more than the 1959 figure calculated at comparable prices, said a white paper released on Wednesday by China. The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama had fled the country in 1959. And in the next 60 years, the hard[Read More…]

P. Chidambaram rues death of statistics body

P. Chidambaram rues death of statistics body

New Delhi: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday lamented the “death” of the National Statistical Commission (NSC), calling it a “venerable institution” which succumbed to the Centre’s “malicious negligence”. “We mourn the death of the NSC and remember with gratitude its valiant fight to release untainted GDP data and[Read More…]

Top headlines of the day: 31 January 2019

China’s GDP grows 6.7% in first 3 quarters

Beijing: China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.7 per cent year on year in the first three quarters of 2018 to about 65.09 trillion yuan ($9 trillion), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Friday. The growth was in line with market expectations and higher than the[Read More…]

Government revises GDP growth rate from 6.7 per cent to 7.2 per cent for 2017-18

India’s Q1 2018-19 GDP grows at 8.2%

New Delhi: An upswing in manufacturing activity accelerated India’s GDP growth rate for the first quarter of 2018-19 to 8.2 per cent, official data showed here on Friday. According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the GDP at 2011-12 prices in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018-19 registered growth rate[Read More…]

BJP will not allow reservation for minorities: Amit Shah

GDP increase reflects solid economic management: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday hailed the spike in figures on economic growth for the second quarter of 2017 as a “reflection of solid economic management” and said he anticipated more employment generation in the country. “Today’s GDP numbers reiterate the ‘India Unstoppable’ story under PM (Narendra Modi). The[Read More…]

India's economy will get better very soon: World Bank

India’s economy will get better very soon: World Bank

In wake of the ongoing economic slowdown of the country, World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, said that it is an “aberration” caused by temporary disruptions in preparation for the Goods and Service Tax (GST) and asserted that it will be corrected in the near future. Responding to questions on[Read More…]

'Good monsoon for central region, low in east, northeast and south'

India will see normal monsoon this year: IMD

Monsoon will be normal this year, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday. The development comes despite lingering likelihoods of the unruly El Nino weather pattern that led to consecutive drought in 2014 and 2015. “India is in for a normal monsoon which will be good for agriculture and[Read More…]

Watch: Tribute to Indian farmers

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy.  Farmers contribute about 16% of the total GDP. Farmers, who work day and night to feed the nation, are the real warriors. Unfortunately, their trials and tribulations remain largely unattended. According to a report by National Crime Reports Bureau, farmers suicide account for[Read More…]

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