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Two-wheelers, passenger vehicles seeing resurgence in inquiries; CVs witness negligible demand: Motilal Oswal
Business

Two-wheelers, passenger vehicles seeing resurgence in inquiries; CVs witness negligible demand: Motilal Oswal

In May, wholesale volumes are estimated to decline by 77 percent for two-wheelers, 77 percent for passenger vehicles and 90 percent year-on-year for commercial vehicles due to the lockdown and low demand.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt allows fresh exemptions for lockdown period, includes construction in rural areas, sanitation work
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt allows fresh exemptions for lockdown period, includes construction in rural areas, sanitation work

In a communication to all States and Union Territories, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla also said collection, harvesting, and processing of minor forest produce, non-timber forest produce by Scheduled Tribes and other forest dwellers in forest areas were also allowed to be carried out during the lockdown which will last till 3 May.

Maharashtra govt to implement rural service bond for doctors retrospectively, says medical education minister
India

Maharashtra govt to implement rural service bond for doctors retrospectively, says medical education minister

Maharashtra government is planning to retrospectively implement the mandatory rural service bond for MBBS students who took admission to the course in 2010

Venkaiah Naidu says villages should be given relevant technologies, urges rural areas to become 'cradle of ideas'
India

Venkaiah Naidu says villages should be given relevant technologies, urges rural areas to become 'cradle of ideas'

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu Friday said villages should be provided with technologies appropriate for their needs

Demonetisation: RBI asks banks to supply 40% of notes to rural areas
Business

Demonetisation: RBI asks banks to supply 40% of notes to rural areas

With a view to ensuring at least 40 percent bank notes are supplied to rural areas and mitigating the issue in a more enduring manner, the banks maintaining currency chests are advised various steps, including liberal issuance of the existing stock of other denomination notes below Rs 100.

Bharat Bill Payment System to let you pay your utility bills in one place; here's all you need to know
News & Analysis

Bharat Bill Payment System to let you pay your utility bills in one place; here's all you need to know

According to the reports, the platform will make digital transactions easier for people living in rural areas by providing a single place to pay for all the government utility payments.

Ericsson unveils new solutions to improve mobile broadband access
News & Analysis

Ericsson unveils new solutions to improve mobile broadband access

Swedish communication technology firm Ericsson on Tuesday unveiled new solutions to bring mobile broadband coverage to people who are under-served or are without mobile broadband access.

Literacy rate higher in urban areas, more boys educated than girls, finds NSSO survey
Life

Literacy rate higher in urban areas, more boys educated than girls, finds NSSO survey

Literacy rate in rural areas was pegged at 71 percent last year, compared to 86 percent in urban areas, while among the age group of seven years and above, male literacy rate was found higher than the female literacy rate, according to NSSO survey released on Tuesday.

Bengal govt to come up with 14 new blood banks for rural areas
India

Bengal govt to come up with 14 new blood banks for rural areas

West Bengal government will come up with 14 new blood banks to meet the requirement in rural areas.

Worrying: Household debt is up more than 10 times in cities in the last decade
Economy

Worrying: Household debt is up more than 10 times in cities in the last decade

In 2012 22% of urban households were indebted and the average debt per family was Rs 84,625, up from Rs 11,771 in 2002, while in rural areas, 31% of households were indebted compared to 27% in 2002 with average debt rising to Rs 32,522 in 2012 from Rs 7,539 in 2002.<br />

Internet-enabled mobiles to be distributed under NREGA
Tech

Internet-enabled mobiles to be distributed under NREGA

Internet-enabled cellphones could soon be provided to 2.5 crore people under the MGNREGA scheme. The ambitious scheme to be launched ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in 2014 is aimed at enhancing tele-density in rural areas.

Internet-enabled mobiles to be distributed under NREGA
News & Analysis

Internet-enabled mobiles to be distributed under NREGA

Internet-enabled cellphones could soon be provided to 2.5 crore people under the MGNREGA scheme. The ambitious scheme to be launched ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in 2014 is aimed at enhancing tele-density in rural areas.

Aakash 2 unveiled at UN by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
News & Analysis

Aakash 2 unveiled at UN by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Yesterday, right on cue, on the occasion of India&#039;s Presidency of the UN Security Council, the Permanent ...

Datawind to clear paid orders of Ubislate in 6 weeks
News & Analysis

Datawind to clear paid orders of Ubislate in 6 weeks

Bringing some clarity to the current haze, Datawind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli has assured that the company will clear the remainder of paid orders for Ubislate...

Govt agencies show interest in Aakash 2
News & Analysis

Govt agencies show interest in Aakash 2

Datawind, the Canadian manufacturer of India&#039;s low-cost computing dream is receiving queries from other government agencies, pertaining to the supply of the Aakash 2 tablet.

Aakash 2 launched, available to students for Rs 1,130
News & Analysis

Aakash 2 launched, available to students for Rs 1,130

Right on cue, on the occasion of Education Day yesterday, President Pranab Mukherjee and the HRD minister, MM Pallam Raju, launched the Aakash 2 tablet...

Aakash 2 to be launched on November 11
News & Analysis

Aakash 2 to be launched on November 11

On November 11, i.e., on Education Day this year, the tablets will be officially launched in the country, by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Aakash 2 to have SIM card slot: Sibal
News & Analysis

Aakash 2 to have SIM card slot: Sibal

Kapil Sibal, affirmed yesterday that Aakash 2, the upgraded version of the Aakash tablet, will have a SIM card slot.

Aakash 2 to be available from November 11: Sibal
News & Analysis

Aakash 2 to be available from November 11: Sibal

Telecommunications minister, Kapil Sibal, recently stated that the Aakash 2 tablet may be expected to reach students on November 11 this year...

Aakash 2 may be sent to all state CMs for feedback
News & Analysis

Aakash 2 may be sent to all state CMs for feedback

The ministry is reportedly toying with the idea of sending out Aakash 2 units to all state chief ministers; a move particularly strange considering the tablet is yet to make its way to several of its pre-designated locations...