Calling for greater emphasis on supply-side reforms, Reserve Bank of India staff have said the sole focus globally on normalisation of monetary policy should ease.
"Perhaps the need of the hour is not to focus so sin glemindedly on normalisation but on supply side reforms to ease the bottlenecks and disruptions, labour shortages and high commodity prices, especially of crude," RBI staff said in the monthly State of the Economy' paper, released late Monday.
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Russia Says It's Worried About Ukrainian Military Build-Up
Russia on Wednesday expressed concern about Ukraine's military build-up near the area of the separatist conflict in the country's east, a statement that comes amid Ukrainian and western worries about an alleged plan by Moscow to invade its neighbour.
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Didi pens UPA obit, looks at new lineup
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Aussie Scientists Working On Combining Human And Machine Intelligence
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Omicron Can't Hide: Govt
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Omicron: What It Means For India & The World
Omicron (B.1.1.529), a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, has been designated as a variant of concern (VOC) by the World Health Organisation.
Ola to invest Rs 786 cr in financial services unit
Ola is making an investment of up to Rs 786.1 crore in Ola Financial Services (OFS), which will now become a 100 per cent subsidiary of the ride-hailing platform, as per regulatory documents.
GM's Exit From India Hits a Roadblock
The long-delayed sale of its plants to a Chinese company faces local labor and political opposition
ELIZABETH DENLEY has been a student of both science and spirituality all her life. Trained as a scientist, she turned her field of inquiry and research skills to the field of meditation and spirituality after starting the Heartfulness practices in the late 80s. Here she shares some thoughts on the importance of selfacceptance.
The New Storytelling:We Are All Indigenous Global Citizens
WAKANYI HOFFMAN is a Global Education Specialist and founder of the African Folktales Project. In Part 2 of her interview with SARA BUBBER, Wakanyi shares the value of storytelling, passing down wisdom through generations, her Kikuyu culture, and how we are all indigenous global citizens.
The Vaccine's Last Mile Problem
India is racing to vaccinate its villages, including many in remote and desperately poor areas where suspicion of the government’s motives runs deep
India's Fintech Boom
A government-backed system of digital payments has set offa wave of innovation
THE GAME CHANGER
INSIDE DHD’S RECORD-SETTING DURAMAX
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Granny Chic Galore!
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INDIANA NOTIFYING 750K AFTER COVID-19 TRACING DATA ACCESSED
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What is My Stereo's Gender?
Readers will recall, distressingly, that I have tried their patience on just about every topic that marginally relates to audio. LP grooves, CD bumps, flat response, boomy bass, warm recordings, cold binary bits—I have waxed philosophically on all of them. Which bring us to today’s audio topic: gender.