EMERGING markets are back in the spotlight as their financial systems deal with the convergence of several negative global events. Stock markets and currencies have fallen across the developing world...

[NEW DELHI]  India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, with a close watch on...

REGIONAL trade among the South Asian countries could be worth US$67 billion annually rather than the actual amount of just US$23 billion, according to an influential new study that reveals that their...

INDIA has long pursued financial inclusion as a policy goal in the hope and expectation that it will open up opportunities to the poor to improve their livelihoods. In practice, this proved to be an...

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MOST studies of the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs and the economy have focused on developed countries such as the US and Britain. But, through my work as a scientist, technology executive...