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Global trash burning more polluting than expected; China, India top list

While many governments tally emissions from incinerators, trash that is burned in backyards, fields and dumps is mostly unregulated and unreported. (AP)

Rampant trash-burning is throwing more pollution and toxic particles into the air...

Nitin Gadkari dismisses reports on listening device at residenceNDMC suspends 17 employees after sting ops
Coal India has a monopoly over coal that is mined for sale. (Reuters)
India's coal crunch - a chance to revamp, reallocate and revive
The government has already said it would consider allowing private firms to mine coal for sale.

Persistent high inflation hurting India sovereign ratings, says Moody's

Risk from continued inflation could limit India's growth prospects, says Moody's Investors Service.

PM Narendra Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip

Narendra Modi travels to Japan on Saturday for a 5-day visit, his first major bilateral trip since t...

Prohibition: How Gujarat and other states fared

Before Kerala, five other states had implemented prohibition...

Much to learn from India growth strategy: Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya

Bhagwati and Panagariya demonstrate how growth was the strategy deployed to reduce poverty.
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Liquor-free Kerala: Before and after the bar
New policy aims at liquor-free Kerala, high-consumption state where liquor is a key driver of econom...
Among options for axed blocks, Coal India and new mining entity
The governmentís plea is likely to hinge on the need for a case-by-case treatment of blocks.
Chidambaram to visit Dubai tomorrow to woo investments
P Chidambaram will be visiting Dubai to sell India's growth story to sovereign wealth funds.
Centre empowers roadmin to help expedite projects
Ministry can now decide on use of PPP route or EPC model for award of project.
Natural gas price hike puts P. Chidambaram in corner over Reliance Industries
Gurudas Dasgupta alleged a 'gigantic scam' was in the making in the Oil Ministry's proposal to hike ...
Asian Development Bank to provide up to $9 bn loan to India over 3 yrs
Asian Development Bank today said it will provide up to 7-9 billion loan to India over the next thre...
FM pegs fuel subsidy for current fiscal at Rs 20,000 cr
Chidambaram today said cash payouts to oil firms this fiscal will be just Rs 20,000 crore.
Haryana records highest every daily power generation in a single day
HPGCL units were operating on reduced load due to system requirements, which is known as backing dow...
86% of Indian businesses want more tax guidance: Thornton report
Around 68% of businesses globally would welcome more global cooperation and guidance.
ADB to provide $7 bn to India in 3 years
Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday it will provide up to $7-9 billion loan to India over the n...
CAD to worsen in Q2 after improving in Jan-Mar quarterr: Nomura
India's current account deficit is expected to show some improvement in the January-March period.
How the plan panel lost the plot
Bypassing statesí treasuries for the allocation of the Centreís plan expenditure retarded implementa...
FinMin agrees to pay pending oil subsidy bill of Rs 40K crore
Govt to retain the current system of trade parity pricing for OMCs.
Can India afford to stay out of FTAs?
FTAs are here to stay and cannot be wished away. We need to devise ways to better manage and more ef...
India in depth: A costly flirtation with 'linkers'
India is set to join the small but growing club of nations whose governments issue inflation-indexed...
Column: Does monetary policy really matter?
By linking monetary policy to CPI inflation, we are starting on a shaky note as interest rates have ...
Economy turning around, growth to exceed 6% this fiscal: PM
Prime Minister said that the economic growth is expected to recover in 2013-14.
PM Narendra Modi makes exception to allow Japanese bank expansion
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís proposed visit to Japan this month end, New Delhi, in a goo...
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