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Economic Slowdown

Context India’s real or inflation-adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 5 per cent in the June 2019 quarter of financial year 2019-20 (Q1FY20), the slowest growth in six years (25 quarters). In nominal terms, the growth stood at 7.99 per cent, lowest since December 2002. What is a cyclical slowdown? A cyclical slowdown is a… Continue reading Economic Slowdown

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Internationalisation of India’s Higher Education

Context India has an inspirational history of Nalanda, Takshashila and Vikramashila that served as the melting pot of scholars from across the world. Unfortunately, no Indian University is ranked in the top 150 universities globally. Only three Indian institutions – IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi- find a place in the top-200 of the QS… Continue reading Internationalisation of India’s Higher Education