Latest RBI survey shows household inflation expectations eased 80 bps

The results of the Reserve Bank of India’s July 2022 inflation expectation survey of households showed that their median inflation perception moderated by 80 basis points to 9.3 per cent. “Their three months and one-year ahead median inflation expectations also declined by 50 bps and 60 bps, respectively, from … Read more

China continues military drills around Taiwan even after Pelosi’s visit end

China on Monday continued its unprecedented military drills around Taiwan, extending the schedule of war games launched in retaliation to the visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the breakaway island which Beijing claims is part of its territory. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theatre Command, which oversees Taiwan, said … Read more

Seeking ways to cool domestic wheat prices, India could scrap import duty

By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) – India could scrap a 40% duty on wheat imports and cap the amount of stocks traders can hold to try to dampen record high domestic prices in the world’s second biggest producer, government and trade officials told Reuters on Monday. The South … Read more

Length of Earth’s day is mysteriously increasing, scientists don’t know why

PRI GEN INT .HOBART FGN12 EARTH-DAYS The length of Earth’s days has been mysteriously increasing, and scientists don’t know why By Matt King and Christopher Watson, University of Tasmania Hobart (Australia), Aug 8 (The Conversation) Atomic clocks, combined with precise astronomical measurements, have revealed that the length of a day is suddenly getting longer, … Read more

NIA conducts raids across different locations in Jammu, Doda: J&K

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at different locations in Doda and Jammu on Monday. According to sources, the raids are currently underway. Further details are awaited. Meanwhile, the NIA on Saturday had arrested a radicalised and active member of Islamic State (ISIS) from his residence in … Read more

One year after war in Afghanistan, US spy agencies pivot toward China

In a recent closed-door meeting with leaders of the agency’s counterterrorism center, the CIA’s No 2 official made clear that fighting al-Qaida and other extremist groups would remain a priority but that the agency’s money and resources would be increasingly shifted to focusing on China. The CIA drone attack … Read more

Odisha, Bengal brace for heavy rain as depression looms over Bay of Bengal

Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal are likely to receive heavy rainfall over the next two to three days, due to a depression that is set to take shape over the Bay of Bengal, the Met office said. A low pressure area, which formed on Saturday, concentrated into a well-marked system over the … Read more

Rajasthan: 3 women killed in stampede outside Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar

Three women were killed in a stampede outside a temple in Rajasthan’s Sikar district early on Monday, police said. Long queues were seen outside the Khatu Shyam temple as devotees had gathered on the occasion of ‘Gyaras’, an auspicious day as per Hindu calendar. As soon as the temple opened at … Read more

CM Yogi to launch ‘Radio Jaighosh’ to mark Kakori Train Action anniversary

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will launch ‘Radio Jaighosh’ on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of Kakori Train Action as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. The state’s Department of Culture is launching the community radio channel to promote folk art, performing art, regional delicacies of Uttar Pradesh and gallantry … Read more