Mann, who is often criticised by political opponents for "excessive drinking," hopes to shun liquor for the rest of his life.
'The real reason is early marriage, which is prevalent in many parts of Tamil Nadu.'
Close to 7,000 participants from 85 countries have started arriving in the holy city for the three-day event that will explore the ‘Role of Indian Diaspora in Building New India’. PM Modi and Mauritian PM Pravind Jugunauth will officially inaugurate the summit on Tuesday while President Kovind will preside over the closing ceremony.
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13.6 crore Indians, who make up the poorest 10 per cent of the country, continued to remain in debt since 2004. "If this obscene inequality between the top 1 per cent and the rest of India continues then it will lead to a complete collapse of the social and democratic structure of this country," Oxfam international director said.
In India, the unpaid work done by women looking after their homes and children is worth 3.1 per cent of the country's GDP. Women spend 312 minutes per day in urban areas and 291 minutes per day in rural areas on such unpaid care work. In comparison, men spend only 29 minutes in urban and 32 minutes in rural areas on unpaid care work.
China's economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years. Signs of further cooling in China are stoking worries about risks to the world economy.
The world's second-largest economy posted 6.6 percent growth last year and 6.4 percent in the October-December period -- in line with a forecast by analysts surveyed by AFP -- according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
On Paush Purnima, the second auspicious bathing day during the Kumbh, all roads led virtually to the 'Sangam'— the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati as devotees from across the country are thronging the city. Stay with TOI with all the live updates:
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“The animal that got killed seems to be a tigress while the cannibal is a tiger. Though there have been instances of cannibalism among animals, but in tigers, it is rare,” said Kanha’s field director K Krishnamurthy, adding that the killing might be a result of a “territorial fight.”
Several economists estimate that China’s growth rate for 2018 may dip below 6.5%. In fact, the government had internally cut down its target to 6.5% for 2018, according to sources. Economic slowdown in the world’s second largest economy is bound to hit the global economy and affect several countries, including the US and India, according to experts.