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Arun Jaitley likely to be discharged from hospital today

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), is likely to be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. 122 more words


RBI keeps repo rate at 8%: Lower interest rates are not a solution to slow economic growth

Vivek Kaul

Ramachandra Guha in a wonderful essay titled An Anthropologist Among Marxists writes about what he calls a “possibly, apocryphal anecdote.” As he writes “When Indira Gandhi was assassinated, her ashes were sent to different cities to allow public homage. 1,780 more words


PM Modi meets Arun Jaitley in hospital

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday visited Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in hospital for a ‘routine check-up’ following a surgery for diabetes management, sources said. 109 more words


Smart cities, approved and trending!

In the recent Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated Rs.7,060 crore for the smart cities project over the fiscal. The concept, which doesn’t have a fixed definition as yet, will be developed to address urban challenges by implementing modern infrastructure enabling ‘smart’ solutions and technologies in cities. 174 more words

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Despite media reports, the Delhi gangrape did not scare tourists away from India

Last year, nearly seven million foreigners travelled to India—the highest in its history. The number has been rising for a few years now. The only year in which there was a dip (2.2%) was in 2009, most likely caused by the 26/11 terror attacks of November 2008. 224 more words

word: thwart

thwart  (thwôrt)

tr.v. thwart·ed, thwart·ing, thwarts

1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of: They thwarted her plans.

2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of. 51 more words

Jaitley's biggest tasks lie ahead: big-bang reforms and restructuring the Finance Ministry

The finance minister has had to tackle inflation, India’s stance in the WTO and easing regulatory hurdles. That was the easy part.

Even before the general election ended in May, it was clear that if the… 721 more words