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Indian economy grew 7.1% in first half of fiscal: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The Indian economy grew at 7.1 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal, despite subdued growth in the global economy, Parliament was informed on Monday. “Despite subdued growth in the world economy, India has maintained a GDP growth rate of 7.2 per cent in 2014-15, 7.6 per cent in 2015-16,

7.1 quake in New Zealand generates mild tsunami, no damage

Wellington: A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Friday generated a mild tsunami but caused no damage, authorities said. A tsunami warning had been issued following the severe earthquake but was cancelled shortly after, EFE news reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said the quake generated