This is a, oing to be rather very exciting. Sun’s long-lost sibling can be watched by binoculors   Has Sun got any sibling in the solar system? For long this questions had been at the minds of innumerable astronomers. Many … Continue reading

Apple OS X Mountain Lion release date is finally set for July. Priced at just $19.99, OS X Mountain Lion for Mac is straight from the wish-list that brings together the most wanted features of the iPhone, iPad, and the … Continue reading

Planning Commission released new data which has made many insecure. The new report showed the poverty line lowered, thus making many fear that they would now be considered above poverty line, hence devoid of the food subsidies, if they spent … Continue reading New hopes for the economic condition of the US have arisen after fresh data revealed that jobless claims have reached a seven-month low and the permits for future home construction has drastically gone up. This improved picture of American … Continue reading

The current financial crisis has seen unprecedented levels of European involvement in the affairs of troubled countries. German and French leaders have forced Greece to scrap a referendum form a unity government and they even got the man they wanted … Continue reading

Forbes magazine has come out with the data that the top 100 richest Indians have lost about 20% of their wealth this year. This blow comes despite the Indian economy having a growth rate above 7.5%. The financial magazine further … Continue reading

New Delhi, (IANS) Former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran will be questioned soon, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said, adding the case against him was “stronger than” that against his successor A. Raja. Maran’s brother Kalanithi, Maxis owner T. … Continue reading

NEW DELHI: What are the things you can get for 32 bucks? Let me see: you can have a single piece of shawarma, (or) you can have a half litre of coke, or maybe you would like a couple of … Continue reading

New Delhi (India): Following are the highlights of Economic Survey 2010 – 11: • Economy expected to grow at 8.6% in 2010-11 and 9 per cent in next fiscal • Growth broad based with rebound in Agriculture, continued momentum in … Continue reading

R.P. Singh writes: The resource requirement in a developing economy for investment usually exceeds the availability of resources that could be domestically generated.  In India, the Gross Domestic Investment have historically been short of the Gross Domestic Savings by around 1.2 to 1.3 per … Continue reading


Ashok Handoo writes: As we move into the New Year, it is time to take stock of the state of our economy-the achievements in 2010 and the challenges we face in 2011.The most outstanding achievement has been the recovery from … Continue reading


Ashok Handoo writes: The forward march of the Indian economy is continuing on the expected lines. The comfortable indicators promise to drive the economy out of the slowdown it faced in 2008-9, when the growth rate dipped to 6.7 per … Continue reading


Ashok Handoo writes: Judging by what the Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee told the Economic Editors Conference in New Delhi recently, the Indian economy is gaining momentum by the day and is on track to achieve the pre- economic crisis status … Continue reading


Ashok Handoo writes: After 8.6 percent quarterly growth rate, it is now 8.8 percent. India’s economy has grown by 8.8 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year ending June against 8.6 percent in the last quarter ending March. This … Continue reading