Food prices forecasting system to avoid shocks?

State-run policy think-tank Niti Aayog has said India needed its own annual “agricultural outlook”, which refers to an economic forecasting system to assess demand and supply situations to avoid seasonal rise in prices of food items, such as onions. Ramesh Chand, the Niti Ayog member who oversees agriculture, said it […]

PM Modi, Iranian president Rouhani exchange views on regional global developments in New York meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed bilateral relations and exchanged views on regional and global developments of mutual interest during their bilateral meeting in New York. Modi met Rouhani on the sidelines of the high-level 74th Session of the General Assembly on Thursday and discussed “bilateral […]

Heavy showers slow down Lucknow

Incessant rain caused water-logging in many areas, badly affecting traffic movement on Thursday. Vehicles moved at snail’s pace in Hazratganj, Lalbagh, Hussainganj, Indira Nagar and other areas like Loreto Convent crossing, Sadar, Vikramaditya Marg and KKC overbridge due to heavy water-logging. Water entered many houses in Shakti Nagar and adjoining […]

PM Modi meets business leaders, assures of ‘continued political stability’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed continued political stability and predictability of policies in India at a round table with the CEOs and top executives of top American companies, including those from Walmart, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Coca Cola, MasterCard and Marriott. While overwhelmingly optimistic about their outlook for India, the business […]