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Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Jul 24, 2014

Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages. #India #rural india #Finance minister #Development #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Nabard #Villages
Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

But the benefits may be fleeting because rural growth alone will not be enough to pull India's economy out of the doldrums longer term #Economy #rural india #GDP #ConnectTheDots #Agriculture #Monsoon
Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

The economy is battling to recover from a significant slump. Growth slid in the fiscal year to March 2013 to just 5 percent, the lowest pace since 2002/03, as a stalled reform agenda prompted investors to flee. A vulnerable current account swelled to a record deficit, knocking the rupee to a record low. #Economy #India #rural india #GDP #Agriculture #Crops
Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

Nov 19, 2013

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

The Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Rural Development are jointly considering extending wi-fi services in rural areas using the National Optical Fibre Network, which is being laid to connect 2.5 lakh villages, sources said. #India #rural india #Internet #Wi-Fi #Internet penetration #internet connectivity
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Sep 03, 2013

Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Rahul Gandhi has been leading the Congress away from urban voters, it seems to want no truck with the youth, it has been remarkably nonchalant about the sagging economy, and has been winning no fans among the intelligentsia either. #Politics #rural india #UPA #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Urban India #Young India #Business class #INtellectual class

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Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Jul 07, 2014

Western lifestyles fuel growing obesity epidemic in Nigeria

Obesity is spreading in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new study that blames westernised lifestyles and warns of health problems to come The whole world is getting fatter. It's very clear in Latin America, where Mexico now has higher rat... #Egypt #Latin America #China #India #Pakistan #Africa #University of Washington #Nigeria
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Jul 23, 2014

Can India Achieve Financial Inclusion within the Next Few Years?

The new Government of India has made financial inclusion one of the corner stones in its modernization aspirations for the country. In his first budget speech earlier this month , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley set the target of a financial account fo... #India #Arun Jaitley
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Jul 11, 2014

Indian council 'ordered rape'

A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, according to police and relatives. Local police officials said three men had bee... #India #Jharkhand #West Bengal
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