Finalise construction workers' welfare scheme by September 30: Supreme Court to Centre
The Supreme Court today set the deadline of September 30 for the Centre to finalise a welfare scheme for building and construction workers across the country.
Government likely to withdraw controversial FRDI Bill in current Parliament session
The government is likely to withdraw the controversial FR...
Affle Holdings files for India unit IPO
In 2009, Microsoft had picked up a minority stake in Affle Holdings.
Beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat scheme to receive letter from PM Narendra Modi
Through the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme, the government aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually to more than 10 crore poor households.
TRAI issues changes to interconnect regulations; tweaks norms
Reliance Jio had accused other operators of not providing it sufficient points of interconnect leading to call failures, while operators blamed the free calls offered by the newcomer for the tsunami of network traffic.
Centre proposes to rename 'blood banks' as 'blood centres'
The Centre has fixed 103 riders to streamline the rules for blood donation. The minimum age for a blood donor remains 18 years and the maximum 65 years.
How IDFC Bank's COO Avtar Monga is leveraging digital to redefine the boundaries of banking
Monga evidently relishes challenges. As a man on an unwavering mission, Monga is totally plugged into the digital game as he tries to expand the boundaries of banking far into the future.
Militant attack kills conscript, injures 2 in Giza
The country has witnessed many violent attacks by militants since the January 2011 revolution that toppled ex-president Hosni Mubarak.
RBI releases consultation paper on P2P lending, wants to classify it as NBFC
Peer-to-peer lending has been growing globally, including in India, where only a limited segment of the population has access to bank finance.
RBI to seek comments from public to regulate P2P lending
"P2P lending has shown accelerated growth over the last one year. While encouraging innovations, RBI cannot be oblivious to the risks posed by such institutions to the system," it said.
Extensive use of technology and introduction of conscription can create 20 lakh additional teachers
We need to convert literacy to education and cover the country's youth immediately to make this century truly ours.
Coronavirus exposes core flaws, and few strengths, in China's governance
The outbreak seemed to already be a full-blown crisis by the time it became widely reported.
India, China's climate change efforts make US look laggard: New York Times
It's America -- Donald Trump's America -- that now looks like the laggard in investing in renewable energy sources, the 'New York Times' said in an editorial.
View: Behind Rupee ban, Modi's plan to remake Indians
Modi belongs to this line of autocratic ideologues rather than the Western tradition of revolutionary neoliberalism, or Marxist rationalism.
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