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Economy

India Ideas Summit: PM Modi invites US to invest in agriculture sector

Marking a dual departure from the RSS’s economic ideology, Modi said at the India Ideas Summit he wanted human-centric growth and FDI in farm

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India

Cool weather conditions to be back 15-17 April

Due to western disturbances on Saturday, rain and thundershowers were witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

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Sci-Tech

Skymet: Brace for a below-average monsoon

While the RBI was expected to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points due to low inflation on Thursday, the forecast of Skymet on Wednesday may make the central bank think twice before going ahead with the previous calculation as bad monsoon may translate to inflation in food prices in the near future

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India

Cold wave grips north India: Leh -17°C, Manali -3.4°C, Jammu 3°C, Delhi 3.6°C…

Jammu/Shimla/New Delhi: Cold wave conditions intensified in Jammu region on Wednesday as the minimum temperature in the city plummeted to the season’s lowest and Banihal, popularly known as the City of Mountains, shivered at -3.0°C, a Met department official said. The night temperature in Jammu city was recorded at 3.5°C, a decrease of half point from […]

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India

More pacts needed to fight climate change, says Macron

New Delhi: French President Emmanuel Macron emphasised on the need for more pacts on the environment at the global level that could empower people in having a say in battling climate change. He also stressed on higher investments by the governments to deal with climate change. Referring to the Paris Framework Agreement on Climate Change, Macron […]