Tollywood star Mahesh Babu has been roped in to play the role of a spy in his upcoming film tentatively titled SSMB 27. The forthcoming movie will be directed by Vamshi Paidpally. However, there are no official reports on the same. SSMB 27 will be Vamshi Paidipally’s second collaboration with Mahesh Babu. He has worked with the actor in Maharshi where he played the CEO of a multinational company. The movie was critically and commercially successful. The makers of SSMB 27 are looking to rope in a famous face to play the love interest to Mahesh Babu in the film. The shooting of SSMB 27 will begin once Mahesh Babu returns from his family vacation, and the makers are planning to release the movie next year. Pre-production work of the film is happening at a brisk pace. SS Thaman, who recently delivered a blockbuster album Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo has reportedly been roped in to score the music of this flick. This will be the second time Thaman will be composing music for … [Read more...] about SSMB 27: Mahesh Babu to play a spy in Vamshi Paidipally directorial film?
China has just stepped into the New Year, which saw muted celebrations and sees tepid shopping season ahead as shoppers prefer to venture out sparsely leaving the malls and theatres empty. SARS had shaved off $40 billion off China's GDP. A similar impact of the Wuhan virus outbreak would be devastating for the global economy, which is still witnessing slow growth. China's economy was less coupled and interdependent with the world in 2002-03 than now. India is already facing a significant drop in GDP and any major impact may make recovery difficult."Although the fatality is low, the new virus has progressed much faster than 2003 SARS case. The impact of the outbreak on China will be severe as Wuhan is the hub of transport and industry for central China", SBI EcoWrap said in a report.China's economic growth in 2019 has dropped significantly, from 6.4% in the first quarter to 6% in the third quarter. The virus control measures would shave 1.5% from first-quarter economic GDP, with a … [Read more...] about Coronavirus is a threat to the global economy, says SBI Chief Economist
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has once again lowered Korea’s potential economic growth this year, with a recent report forecasting a 2.5 percent growth potential, down from 2.7 percent one year ago.Potential GDP growth is defined by the OECD as the maximum level of output that an economy can produce at a constant inflation rate.The lower potential growth indicates a weakening Korean economy, even when accounting for its production factors including labor power and capital. Korea’s potential growth after falling into the 3 percent range in 2009 has dropped to 2 percent since 2018 when it was at 2.9 percent.After dipping below 4 percent in 2009, Korea’s potential growth has continued to slide, dropping below 3 percent in 2018.The OECD expects the trend to continue, with 2.4 percent potential growth projected for 2021.Korea’s rapidly declining growth is believed to be a result of an aging population combined with sluggish … [Read more...] about Korea’s growth prospects continue yearslong decline: OECD report
Topics: timber, environmentally-sustainable-business, environmental-impact, environmental-management, environmental-policy, endangered-and-protected-species, regional-development, state-parliament, government-and-politics, melbourne-3000, heyfield-3858, vic, healesville-3777 … [Read more...] about Victorian Government announces multi-million-dollar plan to end native logging by 2030
By Sanchia Desouza Think of a sambar in Bangalore or of bisi bele bhath, that khichdi-like rice dish so beloved in the city, and I am reminded of one of those wryly comic little evasions of history that mean more than they might seem to. Found in both the sour, spicy, sometimes sinus-clearing sambar and in the mélange of vegetables cooked to melting softness in bisi bele bhath, there is the chow-chow or chayote; botanical name sechium edule, seemebadnekai in Kannada, often known as the Bangalore brinjal in English. It’s a gourd that plays much the same role in these dishes as a pumpkin would. It sits comfortably in the imaginations of most people who’ve grown up in Bangalore as a local vegetable. And yet, this is not exactly the truth. Sometime in the last decade or so of the 19th century, this new vegetable first appeared in the market gardens of Bangalore and the farms around it. How did it get there? There is simultaneously a more prosaic and more fanciful answer … [Read more...] about The saplings of a resistance