Asia Cup 2018, Ind vs Ban: India eye winning start to Super-4 stage today

An upbeat India will be eyeing another convincing victory over Bangladesh in their first game of the Super four round of the Asia Cup 2018 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in United Arab Emirates today. After a lacklusture show against minnows Hong Kong, defending champions India, led by stand-in captain Rohit Sharma, rode on an all-round show to outclass […]

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WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53% in August vs 5.09% in July

Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a four-month low of 4.53 per cent in August on softening of prices of food articles, especially vegetables. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 5.09 per cent in July and 3.24 per cent in August last year. According to the government data released Friday, food articles registered deflation at 4.04 […]

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How the US has weaponised the dollar using its armoury of sanctions

Convinced of an existential threat from competitors, America is weaponizing the dollar to preserve its global economic and geopolitical position. While the US accounts for about 20 per cent of the world’s economic output, more than half of all global currency reserves and trade is in dollars. This is the result of the 1944 Bretton Woods agreement, the effect of […]

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