India’s holdings of American govt securities touch $135.7 billion, highest in a year

India’s holdings of American govt securities touch $135.7 billion, highest in a year

India has sharply increased its exposure to US government securities with holdings worth USD 135.7 billion at the end of July, official data showed. Neighbouring China continued to top the charts with holding to the tune of USD 1.166 trillion, followed by Japan with exposure worth USD 1.113 trillion. In recent months, India has increased its purchase of American government securities and the country is the third largest holder among the BRICS group after China and Brazil (USD 271.9 billion). At the end of July, Russia held securities worth USD…

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I started living my life to my highest potential: Malini Ramani, fashion designer-turned-yoga guru

I started living my life to my highest potential: Malini Ramani, fashion designer-turned-yoga guru

I started living my life to my highest potential: Malini Ramani, fashion designer-turned-yoga guru This New Year, we start a column on people whose life has been transformed by walking the spiritual path I’ve been learning yoga since I was six years old. My mother had gifted a children’s yoga book and I started experimenting with fun poses. The journey from being a learner to a teacher of yoga has changed my life. It was in 2006 that I turned to spiritual yoga – more meditative. The transformation from a…

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Health trips see highest spend

Health trips see highest spend

Indians seem to have the wander-lust big time. Nearly every sixth Indian family went out on an overnight trip every month, adding up to 58 million trips. No less than 86% of these trips were for social reasons -to meet friends and relatives, perhaps on festive occasions. Some opportunities for an overnight trip came up only once in a year, like annual holidays or a serious illness in the family. These, when counted separately, added up to another 56 million trips over a year, with holidaying, leisure and recreation the…

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Abortion prices ‘highest in London’

Abortion prices ‘highest in London’

Abortion rates amongst ladies in London had been maximum than the rest of britain , new figures have discovered. statistics from the office for countrywide data (ONS) found out huge local variations. Knowsley in Merseyside had the highest price out of doors London, BBC said on Thursday. Barking and Dagenham had the very best standard abortion charge, at 29 for each 1,000 women aged 15 to 44. The ONS stated the entire variety of abortions become “pretty regular” at 185,824 in 2015, a upward thrust of 0.7 percentage on the…

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