ADB cuts India’s growth forecast to 5

Asian Developm ralph lauren outlet ent Bank (ADB) lowered India’s growth forecast for the current fiscal to 5.6 per cent, from 7 per cent projected ear ralph lauren outlet > ralph lauren outlet lier, citing falling global demand and impact of delayed monsoon on agricultural production.

India, however, can reverse ralph lauren outlet the trend of falling growth by promoting economic reforms and taking steps to improve investment climate, said the ADB’s Asian Development Outlook 2012 Update. For the Asian region as a whole, the ADB Update expects the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate to drop to 6.1 per cent in 2012 from 7.2 per cent in 2011. The growth rate for the region has been projected at 6.7 per cent in 2013.

“The deceleration of the region’s two giants the People’s Republic of China and India in tandem with the global slowdown, is tempering earlier optimism,” ADB said. As for India, it said that growth rate will decelerate to from 6.5 per cent in 2011 12 to 5.6 per cent in the current fiscal. ADB had earlier projected the country’s growth rate at 7 per cent for 2012 13.

The growth rate for 2013 14, according to the ADB Update, has now been estimated at 6.7 per cent, down from 7.5 per cent projected earlier. Falling global demand and a delayed monsoon curtailing

agricultural growth have exacerbated India’s recent economic slowdown, and have led to reduced growth forecasts by the ADB for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, ADB said.

ADATA DashDrive Elite 500GB HE720 External Drive Review

The Slimmest External Hard Drive ADATA HE720

Are you looking for an external hard drive that is thin for easy portability? The ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 is the world thinnest USB 3.0 external hard drive at just 8.9mm thick. That is slim enough to easily fit in your pant pocket, purse or laptop bag! This 500GB ralph lauren outlet external hard drive also features a touch backup function which automatically backs up and synchronizes data. ADATA sent over the ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 500GB external HDD for to check out, so read on to learn more about it and to see how it performs!

The ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 comes in very straight forward packaging that shows the company logo, product, product name and the drives capacity. Right now the DashDrive Elite HE720 is only available in a 500GB model, so there isn going to be too much confusion if you are trying to find this drive. Inside is a Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 ST500LT012 500GB hard drive. This hard drive by itself runs $69.09 shipped! ADATA is selling the DashDrive Elite HE720 external drive for $79.99 shipped, so you can complain about the pricing on this product!

ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 Features:

Inside the retail box you will find the quick start guide, the external hard drive and a 12 long USB 3.0 ralph lauren outlet data cable. The ADATA HE720 is powered completely from the USB 3.0 connector, which is nice as no power cable is needed!

The ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 measures 117 x 79 x 8.9mm (4.6 x 3.1 x 0.4in), with a weight of 164g (0.4 lb). At just 8.9mm thick, ADATA says this is the slimmest external hard drive on the market. The brushed cover has a titanium color to it and doesn show finger prints that bad. Also on top is a bright blue LED activity light that stays on when the drive is powered on and flashes when the drive is being accessed by your PC.

The back side of the ADATA HE720 has the warranty label and that is it. Note that ADATA pressed in some small i ralph lauren outlet nt ralph lauren outlet o the devices metal casing.

In this last photo we can see the backup button and the USB 3.0 power/data connector. It should be noted that USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, but the HE720 will be slower. The backup button only works if you are using ADATA One Touch Backup software that comes on the drive. This software allows you to backup and synchronize your critical data with just a touch of that button.