India is ranked second only to South Africa as the cheapest country to live or retire, according to a recent survey of 112 countries. The survey by GoBankingRates ranked nations on the bases of four key affordability metrics provided by online pricing database Numbeo.
India and Cambodia on 27 January 2018 signed four agreements, including one to improve cooperation in prevention, investigation of crimes and legal assistance in criminal matters, besides a line of credit from India to fund Cambodia’s Stung Sva Hab water resources development project for USD 36.92 million.
Oxford Dictionaries has chosen ‘Aadhaar’ as the Hindi word of 2017. The word gained popularity due to Aadhaar card, which was in news last year and is likely to remain in highlight this year as well. The announcement was made at a session “Oxford Dictionaries’ Hindi Word of the Year” during the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival.
India on 26 January 2018 celebrated its 69th Republic Day with its customary display of military might and cultural diversity in a parade that saw the rare attendence by heads of state and government from 10 Southeast Asian countries in a major departure from established practice.
India's stock of soured bank loans shrank slightly in the quarter to September last year, the first pullback since a drive to clean up record levels of bad debt began in 2015 and signalling that tighter rules and a new bankruptcy code may be starting to show results.
Akshat Jain and wife Sona Jain are making their dream a reality and embark on their voyage of a lifetime to Antarctica on Feb 28.
After years of no show on the global annual survey, for the first time, three cities from India have featured amongst the top world order as a part of the ‘Emerging World Cities’ group.