The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said that the Indian economy, which has been battered by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, is at the doorstep of revival. “We are almost at the doorstep of revival process and it’s very important that the financial entities have adequate capital (to support growth),” Das said at an event.
Though many governments would likely celebrate the end of the most unconventional and at times chaotic US presidency of modern times, others will have reason to miss it. For the leaders of Turkey, North Korea and Israel, the ledger has been almost entirely positive. Trump’s ejection would confront them with immediate challenges.
Modi backers blame others for India’s woes, and there is no shortage of targets: Federal bureaucrats, state govts, village leaders, opposition parties and even their fellow citizens. The PM has helped endear himself to India’s poor by meeting their daily needs like cooking gas etc, all while taking measures to bolster the status of the Hindu majority over religious minorities.
India’s total cases have now reached 76,51,108. With 717 new deaths, the death toll stands at 1,15,914. Total active cases are 7,40,090 after a decrease of 8448 in last 24 hours. Total cured/migrated cases are 67,95,103 with 61,775 new discharges in last 24 hours. Stay with TOI for the latest developments:
Pakistan is most likely to continue to be on the FATF ‘grey list’ pertaining to its failure to fulfil six key obligations of the Global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog. The FATF had given Pakistan a total of 27 action plan obligations for completely checking terror financing of which so far it has cleared 21 so far but has failed in some key tasks.
India has one of the lowest Covid-19 deaths per million population in the world with less than 1,000 fatalities registered daily since October 4. The fatality rate of 1.52 per cent on Friday was the lowest since March 22, the Union health ministry said. Stay here for live updates
India’s Covid-19 caseload crossed over 64 lakh-mark with 79,476 infections reported in a day, while the number of people who recuperated from the disease crossed 54 lakh, the death toll climbed to 1,00,842. Stay with TOI for live updates
President Donald Trump is experiencing ‘mild symptoms’ of Covid-19 after revealing Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement just a month before the presidential election. The White House physician said the president is expected to continue carrying out his duties ‘without disruption’ while recovering.