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How Mongolia’s nomads are adapting to climate change

Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia’s nomadic herders. Some are banding together to safeguard their herds – and communities – from the extreme conditions. For centuries, nomadic families have driven...

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A substitute for planning

As chief minister, Narendra Modi had to spend a few days every year in meetings with the planning commission. It was a begging trip; the planning commission decided the allocation of plan funds to states. He had to...

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IMF: ‘Economic recovery on firmer footing’

The International Monetary Fund has said it believes in an even broader economic upswing globally in the years ahead. The lender’s latest revision of its quarterly growth outlook also bodes well for the eurozone. Presenting...

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From brain drain to brain regain. Road blocks for two African scientists

Facts on brain drain are either hard to find or old. But one thing remains clear: those who can travel will do so to expand their professional horizons. The question is whether they return and...

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Indian Rupee ( INR ) – Three questions ?

The Indian Rupee (INR) is surprisingly strong proving many analysts wrong. In a world where emerging market currencies experience decline, the INR has been appreciating steadily. From a low of Rs.68.77/USD in Feb 2016, the...

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Dollar Dumped on Doubts on US Economic Agenda

News of the defection of two more Republican Senators doomed the Senate attempt to replace and repeal America’s national health care. The failure to replace the system dubbed Obamacare, despite the Republican majority in both...

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Netflix subscribers top 100 million

Netflix has reported its number of subscribers to have breached the 100 million mark worldwide. The news sent shares of the leading on-demand television service soaring. Netflix shares jumped more than 10 percent after the...

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Demystifying the google fine

Yes, a hefty fine has been meted out to Google by the European Commission (EC) and no, it is not being fined for showing the best results in response to a search! The much talked...

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Is India turning its nuclear focus toward China?

India’s nuclear policy is now believed to be placing a greater emphasis on China instead of focusing on archrival Pakistan. But this is not to be mistaken as a shift in the nation’s nuclear doctrine,...

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Sterling, McCafferty, and BOE Policy

Sterling’s advance today is being attributed to comments by a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee McCafferty. However, we suspect it was a news item that was used to justify the price...

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Germany tightens takeover rules to shield ‘critical’ businesses

Foreign investors, especially from China, are keen on German know-how – even in sensitive areas. The German government is now seeking powers stop such takeovers to protect strategic industries. The cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel...

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Corruption, Inflation and Interest Rates: Understanding This Nexus is Imperative for an Economy

Inflation is not only a key leading indicator of an economy that gives headwind direction to the anticipated pace of economic activity but also a factor that is capable of bringing down a government if...