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Credit growth may improve in H2 on refinance, telco demand: SBI

27 Aug 2016 11:40 PM GMT
Terming the 'laggard' credit growth as a 'worrying' trend, the economic research wing of country's largest lender SBI on Friday said refinance...

Women are absent from job market

28 July 2016 10:49 PM GMT
While more young women are enrolled in higher education than ever before -- and apparently more successful in clearing 10th-standard board exams than...

Maternal hospitals struggle with hygiene

26 July 2016 10:41 PM GMT
Nearly eight in 10 Indian babies are now delivered in hospitals but 343 healthcare institutions across six states often lacked basic hygiene, toilets, ...

Swachh Bharat’s urban-toilet plan behind schedule

29 April 2016 10:33 PM GMT
Of a target of 2.5 million household toilets in urban areas by March 2016, 24 percent (0.6 million) have been constructed. Meanwhile, of a target of...

Hard times in this parched land

14 April 2016 10:04 PM GMT
The production of cereals is projected to fall 41 percent and pulses 11 percent, as agricultural growth in Maharashtra is set to decline by 2.7...

Communicable diseases on the rise

1 April 2016 9:47 PM GMT
Spending on programmes to control India’s three main communicable diseases— malaria, tuberculosis, and leprosy— increased seven percent over five...

Few Indian cities are financially independent

18 March 2016 8:27 PM GMT
Mumbai is India’s best-run city, followed by Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Pune and Bhopal, according to a new survey.Mumbai scored five of a possible...
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