When will India’s first bullet train project between Ahmedabad-Mumbai be completed? NHSRCL answers

[ad_1] When will India’s first bullet train project be completed? The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), responsible for constructing the 508 km-long bullet train corridor between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, has stated in an RTI reply that the completion date for the entire project can only be determined after all work tenders have been awarded. […]

India took steps to modernise its military and reduce dependence on Russian arms: U.S. intel official

[ad_1] Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Kruse, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. File | Photo Credit: AP “India in 2023 showcased itself as a global leader as it demonstrated a greater willingness to counter China’s activity throughout the Indo-Pacific region and took steps to modernise its military and reduce its dependency on Russian origin-equipment,” the top […]

Lok Sabha polls: Emerging-market bulls tout Modi premium

[ad_1] Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s stocks have commanded an unprecedented premium to emerging-market peers. As he seeks a third successive term, investors are betting that the performance can continue.Modi is likely to spend heavily on manufacturing and infrastructure should he win, continuing a strategy that wooed money managers during his decade in power.The […]

2024 records hottest-ever January and February

[ad_1] Cattle grazing the dried bed of Kerala’s longest river Bharathapuzha near Ottapalam, Palakkad | Photo Credit: MUSTAFAH KK This year’s February was the hottest February ever. So was this year’s January. This is in continuation of a streak: the last seven months of 2023 also marked record highs for those months. Records have been […]

War of Words! Now, former CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian says IMF GDP forecasts for India ‘consistently INACCURATE’

[ad_1] War of Words! Krishnamurthy Subramanian, the Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund has said that the IMF’s GDP growth forecasts for India have been consistently ‘INACCURATE’. In contrast, he claimed that his predictions of India’s GDP growth have been accurate. The issue stems from IMF spokesperson Julie Kozack recently stating that Krishnamurthy Subramanian’s […]