Current Affairs

‘Notes withdrawal will not impact RBI balance sheet’

Thu 08 Dec 2016

The currency note withdrawal will have no impact on the balance sheet of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), asserted Governor Urjit Patel. The Governor’s assertion comes in the wake of intense speculati


India to be less hit by U.S. policy changes: S&P

Thu 08 Dec 2016

India with a large domestic economy will be less affected by changes in growth and monetary policy in the new set-up under Donald Trump administration, S&P Global Ratings said.


Reserve Bank holds rates, cuts growth forecast

Thu 08 Dec 2016

The central bank cited uncertainties that pose a risk to inflation


Onion procurement hit as farmers force officials to bypass norms

Thu 08 Dec 2016

MLA requests Deputy Commissioner to drop grading system


Kudumbasree to clean up 1,072 water sources

Thu 08 Dec 2016

Members of Kudumbasree will clean up 1,072 water sources as part of the launch of the Haritha Keralam project on Thursday.


Resourcesat-2A joins the observation deck

Thu 08 Dec 2016

Remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2A was launched from Sriharikota at 10.24 a.m. on Wednesday. It was the only passenger flown aboard the PSLV-C36 rocket.


The RBI’s big surprise

Thu 08 Dec 2016

The Reserve Bank of India has surprised markets by opting to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged and cutting the outlook for full-year growth in the wake of last month’s decision to withdraw legal


Cho Ramaswamy, wit and analyst

Thu 08 Dec 2016

It was the eighteenth century satirist Joseph Addison who said his task was “to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality”. For veteran journalist, satirist and playwright ‘Cho’ Ramas


The continental shift

Thu 08 Dec 2016

Voters in Europe are repeatedly showing they are unpredictable and cannot to be taken for granted by parties or movements of any persuasion


Guardians of federalism

Thu 08 Dec 2016

There are, and ought to be, Chief Ministers who argue for their States and their interests in a rational and reasonable manner. Jayalalithaa was one such leader