manmohan singh: Road ahead is more daunting than during the 1991 crisis: Manmohan Singh on eve of 30 years of economic reforms

manmohan singh: Road ahead is more daunting than during the 1991 crisis: Manmohan Singh on eve of 30 years of economic reforms

NEW DELHI: Over the last three decades, successive governments have followed the path of economic reforms to catapult India into a $3 trillion economy and into the league of the world’s largest economies but the road ahead is even more daunting than during the 1991 crisis, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday. “It … Read more

Sri Lanka have forgotten how to win games for last so many years: Muthiah Muralitharan | Cricket News

Sri Lanka have forgotten how to win games for last so many years: Muthiah Muralitharan | Cricket News

COLOMBO: Legendary spinner Muthiah Muralitharan feels the current Sri Lankan cricket team has forgotten how to win matches over the years, insisting that the sport is currently going through a tough phase in the island nation. Sri Lanka, under new captain Dasun Shanaka, failed to defend a total of 275 for nine in the second … Read more

13 years after Singur saga, TMC government welcomes Tatas | India News

13 years after Singur saga, TMC government welcomes Tatas | India News

KOLKATA: Thirteen years after their small car project was forced out of West Bengal following the anti-land acquisition movement in Singur, the state’s industry and IT minister Partha Chatterjee has said talks are on with the Tatas for big-ticket investments in the state. Underscoring job creation as the TMC government’s top priority, Chatterjee also said … Read more

30 years on, Agar oil export to Middle East to be reality: Tripura CM | India News

30 years on, Agar oil export to Middle East to be reality: Tripura CM | India News

NEW DELHI: Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who is on a three-day visit to the national capital to hold talks with Centre over fortifying Act East plans, on Saturday said the Modi government has in-principle agreed to initiate perfume and incense (agar) trade for the state with the Middle East three decades after it … Read more

Manu Bhaker says working towards Olympic glory for the past five years | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Top Indian medal contender at the Tokyo Games, ace pistol shooter Manu Bhaker on Friday said she has been “working really hard” for the past five years to win an Olympic gold. Bhaker, 19, recently decided to switch off from social media till the end of Tokyo Olympics to focus on her preparation … Read more

Rise in fuel prices, subsidy on EVs pull electrification by few years: Ather Energy

Rise in fuel prices, subsidy on EVs pull electrification by few years: Ather Energy

NEW DELHI: Electric scooter manufacturer Ather Energy will ramp up production, introduce new scooters and expand sales network as it believes the road to electrification is pulled by a few years due to several extrinsic factors. “It almost makes you think that somebody planned this. Petrol prices rising and the revised government subsidy look attractive. … Read more

Draft anti-trafficking bill proposes stricter punishment; Imprisonment can extend to 10 years | India News

Draft anti-trafficking bill proposes stricter punishment; Imprisonment can extend to 10 years | India News

NEW DELHI: In its effort to tighten the noose on traffickers and put in place a rehabilitation framework for survivors, the ministry of women and child development has put out the draft of the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021 in the public domain asking for feedback till July 14. The bill … Read more

Andy Murray: ‘Is it worth it?’: Andy Murray gloom after earliest Wimbledon exit in 16 years | Tennis News

LONDON: Andy Murray suffered his earliest Wimbledon exit in 16 years on Friday when he was knocked out in the third round by world number 12 Denis Shapovalov and was left asking himself: “Is it worth it?” Two-time champion Murray, who has been locked in a lengthy battle against hip and groin injuries, and is … Read more

Renault to invest 10 billion euros in cars electrification over next 5 years

Renault to invest 10 billion euros in cars electrification over next 5 years

PARIS: French carmaker Renault unveiled a more ambitious strategy for electric vehicles on Wednesday, betting on new, affordable versions of its iconic small cars of the past to catch up with Volkswagen in the fast-growing sector. Renault Chief Executive Luca de Meo said it planned to launch 10 electric cars by 2025 and that all-electric … Read more

We are trying various options to see what works in next year’s World Cup: Jhulan Goswami | Cricket News

TAUNTON (England): The Indian women’s cricket team would be trying out various options during the upcoming England series and beyond to check out what is the best possible combination that can be fielded going into next year’s WODI World Cup in New Zealand, said senior player Jhulan Goswami. India’s senior middle-order batters like skipper Mithali … Read more