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Mounting debt across the Adani Group suggests that the Indian conglomerate’s Carmichael mine proposal for northeast Australia has become an increasingly precarious house of cards, according to new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Tamil Nadu Centre for Public Interest Litigation Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 13/04/2017 regarding distressing conditions of the farmers who are compelled to commit suicide in Tamil Nadu.

Supreme Court directs the State of Tamil Nadu to take up ameliorative measures so that the agony of the farmers is addressed and further says that it will be appreciated if the respondents come with certain schemes/measures by the next date of hearing.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Citizens Resource & Action Initiative (CRANTI) Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 27/03/2017 regarding farmer suicides in India. P.S. Narasimha Additional Solicitor General stated before the Apex Court that the Central Government is in the process of formulating a line of action to be adopted by the State Governments, to deal with the issue.

India has ambitious renewable energy targets of 175GW by 2022. In order to meet this target, the renewable energy sector in India will require $189 billion in additional investment, including $57 billion in equity, and $132 billion in debt.

This analysis considers scenarios for the potential contribution of the bond markets to meet low-carbon investment financing needs in a 2oC energy pathway.

Africa has major development aspirations in the broader context of a global and continental economic development agenda.

Beyond Ending Poverty: The Dynamics of Microfinance in Bangladesh uses household long panel surveys from 1991/92 to 2010/11 in Bangladesh to address some of the criticisms of microfinance—including whether pushing microfinance has made it redundant as a tool for poverty reduction—while investigating whether it still matters for the poor after tw

Beyond Ending Poverty: The Dynamics of Microfinance in Bangladesh uses household long panel surveys from 1991/92 to 2010/11 in Bangladesh to address some of the criticisms of microfinance—including whether pushing microfinance has made it redundant as a tool for poverty reduction—while investigating whether it still matters for the poor after tw

The treatment of chronic diseases like coronary heart disease (CHD) is expensive and can consume a significant portion of household’s income, leading to catastrophic effects on families, particularly those of low socioeconomic status. This was a cross‑sectional study carried out in a private super specialty hospital and a government tertiary care hospital. Nonprobability purposive sampling method was used to collect primary data from a sample of 102 households; having a member suffering from CHD.

Indian agriculture is once again in a slowdown. After the spurt of 2004–05—2011–12 when growth accelerated and the variability of production declined, in recent years growth has slowed and volatility has risen. Given weak world economic prospects and looming climate change, the main objectives of agricultural policy should now be to (i) enhance effi ciency of production and natural resource use, and (ii) devise appropriate safety nets to cope with risks whether from markets or climate.

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