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Eminent economist Subir Gokarn passes away; was one of the youngest to serve as deputy governor of RBI
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Eminent economist Subir Gokarn passes away; was one of the youngest to serve as deputy governor of RBI

Gokarn served as the RBI deputy governor from 24 November 2009 to 31 December 2012.

Youth inactivity highest in India among emerging and developing economies, says IMF economist
Business

Youth inactivity highest in India among emerging and developing economies, says IMF economist

Emerging and developing economies are less vulnerable than advanced economies from technological changes

Budget 2018: Govt may hike health spending by 11%; less than expected funds may slow disease control measures
Business

Budget 2018: Govt may hike health spending by 11%; less than expected funds may slow disease control measures

Health Minister JP Nadda had demanded 33% hike in health budget in order to expand vaccination coverage, free drugs distribution and to ward off a growing threat of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes which killed 60 lakh people in India in 2016

Fewer rural women opting for private healthcare: Study shows increased access to government hospitals
India

Fewer rural women opting for private healthcare: Study shows increased access to government hospitals

There was a 24 percent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a country where half the rural population uses private healthcare, which is four times costlier.