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IMF cuts India’s GDP growth forecast to 6.6% on note ban woes
India may lose the “fastest growing major economy” tag to China in 2016-17 with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowering India’s growth forecast for the year by a full percentage point to 6.6% because of disruption caused by the government’s move to invalidate high-value currencies

-17 Jan 2017

Demonetisation has hit India’s growth: IMF
The Naredra Modi government’s demonetisation move could dampen India’s growth by one percentage point in the current fiscal year and 0.4 percentage point next year, compared to its earlier projections, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.

-17 Jan 2017

IIPS, NCDS organised the IIPS National Seminar 2017 on Population, Health
IPS, NCDS organised the IIPS National Seminar 2017 on Population, Health in Context of Sustainable Development Goals.

-17 Jan 2017

Global unemployment expected to rise by 3.4 million in 2017
The global unemployment rate is expected to rise modestly from 5.7 to 5.8 per cent in 2017 representing an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people, a new ILO report shows.

-13 Jan 2017

More investment should come in the Indian economy
Seminar by Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) brought out many aspects of demonetisation and what to expect from the coming budget. All the speakers were of the opinion that the economy is sluggish and more investments have to come in the economy.

-12 Jan 2017

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