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economyIndia Has 5.0% GDP Growth Forecast for 2020 as Part of Asia-wide Slowdown

State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, has predicted that India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth will drop to a record low of 4.2 percent in the second quarter amid low automobile sales, deceleration in air traffic movements, flattening …

air pollutionDehli Air Pollution is Seven Times Higher Than Beijing

India is taking over from China as the country with the worst air pollution. Dehli levels of dangerous particles (PM2.5, 2.5 micron) are about seven times higher than in the Chinese capital Beijing. An Indian health ministry official said the …

energyIndia Plans Fleet of 17 Additional Nuclear Reactors

India is aiming to build a fleet of future nuclear power plant projects in order to reduce costs and construction times, according to Kamlesh Vyas, chairman of the country’s Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). Kamlesh said 17 nuclear power reactors …

indiaIndia Lost Its Moon Lander During Descent

The Vikram lander descent was as planned and normal performance was observed till the altitude of 2,100 meters. The communication from the lander to ground station was lost. The data is being analyzed according to K. Sivan, chairman of the …

batteriesTesla and CATL Interested in India Gigafactories for Batteries

Tesla and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL) and other companies that have shown an initial interest in the Indian government’s plan to build large battery factories at an investment of about ₹50,000 crore (US$7 billion). India’s plan to …

chinaBangladesh, China and India Could Have Conflicts Over the Brahmaputra River

The Brahmaputra River starts in China and runs through India and Bangladesh and there are serious concerns for regional stability in conflicts over the water of the Brahmaputra River. China and India are actively constructing dams and considering water diversion …

asiaAlmost Static Global Economic Power Rankings From 2010-2030

China passed Japan in 2010 to become the second-largest economy in the world based upon nominal (exchange rate) GDP. China may not pass the United States to become the world’s largest economy until 2030 or later. In 2019, the IMF …

indiaRocket Leak Delays India’s Moon Mission to End of July or Into September

India’s Chandrayaan 2 moon mission launch was canceled because of a faulty plumbing issue in its upper stage cryogenic rocket engine. In the next few days, they will open up the plumbing system of the cryo engine stage and check …

indiaIndia Lauching to the Moon in Three Days

India will launch Chandrayaan-2 on July 15,2019 and it will be India’s first lunar landing mission. The orbit of Chandrayaan-2 around the Moon will be circularised to 100km orbit through a series of complex orbital maneuvers with the help of …