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World Heart Day 2020: Public-private partnerships are key in improving health care access in rural India
India

World Heart Day 2020: Public-private partnerships are key in improving health care access in rural India

There are multiple challenges that exist in our health care ecosystem that lead to delayed or no treatment for children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease.

Quota in private educational institutes: Opposition from sector, threat of student protests may keep reservation at bay
India

Quota in private educational institutes: Opposition from sector, threat of student protests may keep reservation at bay

There are arguments both for and against reservations in jobs and educational institutes in the private sector, but currently, it appears that there are a number of hindrances that may keep the government's pre-poll promise at bay.

Indian govt should develop relations with countries leading in AI: Assocham
News & Analysis

Indian govt should develop relations with countries leading in AI: Assocham

Collaborative efforts and the ongoing dialogue between academia, public sector, private industry should be encouraged.

IMF says weak banks, corporates leave India vulnerable to tightening in global financial conditions
Business

IMF says weak banks, corporates leave India vulnerable to tightening in global financial conditions

IMF said a combination of weak banks and corporates leaves India vulnerable to a tightening in the global financial conditions

What India needs in a defence offsets policy: Greater technology transfer and thrust on localisation
News & Analysis

What India needs in a defence offsets policy: Greater technology transfer and thrust on localisation

India is the world’s largest defence importer and has steadily held this position for the previous 5 years.

7th Pay Commission: How salary disparity explains brain drain from govt
Business

7th Pay Commission: How salary disparity explains brain drain from govt

Banking sector top salaries explain why the government bureaucrats are not really happy about the Seventh Pay Commission implementation

7th Pay Commission: Here's why govt staffers aren't really celebrating windfall
Business

7th Pay Commission: Here's why govt staffers aren't really celebrating windfall

The Rs 1 lakh crore bonanza will certainly fuel consumption growth. But, you are wrong if you think the government staff are happy. They are not.

Job opportunities in the public sector have shrunk, says govt
India

Job opportunities in the public sector have shrunk, says govt

Government on Thursday admitted in Rajya Sabha that the number of jobs in the public sector have shrunk and grown in the private sector.

Indira Gandhi birth anniversary musings: Here's how PM Modi carries forward the Dynasty's legacy
Business

Indira Gandhi birth anniversary musings: Here's how PM Modi carries forward the Dynasty's legacy

It is clear that the BJP is quite comfortable with a Nehru-Gandhi legacy if it helps it in its own indoctrination agenda

Divestment: Jaitley should recast public sector policy by taking tips from Finance Commission’s report
Business

Divestment: Jaitley should recast public sector policy by taking tips from Finance Commission’s report

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has once again hinted that the government can go in for privatisation of profit–making public sector companies. Speaking at conference in Delhi on Wednesday, he indicated that companies other than loss-making ones could be taken up for strategic sales and the government may even give up management control.

Action on divestment to heat up as Jaitley assures of major sell-offs before March 31
Business

Action on divestment to heat up as Jaitley assures of major sell-offs before March 31

The two-and-a-half months are going to be a period of heightened activity on the disinvestment front

Arvind Panagariya at Niti Aayog reveals Modi govt's disdain for public sector
Business

Arvind Panagariya at Niti Aayog reveals Modi govt's disdain for public sector

By appointing Panagariya, the government seems to have sent out a worrying message because the economist enunciates an economic philosophy that prefers growth to welfare.

Don't rejoice welfarists, Jaitley's policy doesn't mark failure of liberal economics
Economy

Don't rejoice welfarists, Jaitley's policy doesn't mark failure of liberal economics

The public investment-led revival that Subramaniam is advocating is not the dig-ditches-fill-them approach that came to mark the interpretation and execution on the ground of the Keynesian model. Nor does it involve reckless government spending.

Govt ratifies 8.75% as FY15 EPFO interest rate
Economy

Govt ratifies 8.75% as FY15 EPFO interest rate

Over five crore provident fund subscribers governed by the EPFO will get 8.75 percent interest on their deposits for the current fiscal.<br />

EPFO may enhance exposure in public sector bonds
Economy

EPFO may enhance exposure in public sector bonds

Retirement fund body EPFO trustees will consider a proposal to increase the limit for investment in private sector bonds from existing 10 percent to 15 percent in their meeting scheduled on December 19.

Ghost of imprudent lending haunts state-run banks as private banks play safe
Economy

Ghost of imprudent lending haunts state-run banks as private banks play safe

Of the 18 banks that have announced earnings so far, the sharpest rise in bad loans have come from three state-run entities-Indian Overseas Bank (IoB), Andhra Bank and Punjab National Bank

Stress on banks' balance sheets a serious threat to Modi's economic revival agenda
Economy

Stress on banks' balance sheets a serious threat to Modi's economic revival agenda

It is highly critical for the Modi-government to address the deterioration in the financial health of companies and, in turn, that of banks, if it is serious about what it preaches

Govt prepares 4-yr blueprint for fund infusions in state-run banks
Finance

Govt prepares 4-yr blueprint for fund infusions in state-run banks

The fund infusion in public banks is likely to depend on the extent of equity dilution by government.

Female bank employees to soon get transfer postings of choice
Finance

Female bank employees to soon get transfer postings of choice

The Finance Ministry has asked the banks to formulate women-friendly transfer policies so that they can get transfers at places where their husbands are working or parents are living.<br />