Rajnath Singh approves admission of girl students in Sainik schools
"The decision is in line with the objective of the government towards greater inclusiveness, gender equality, enabling greater participation of women in armed forces and strengthening the motto of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'," the statement said.
Rural FMCG growth drops to 5%, below urban first time in 7 years
Rural market growth slipped to 5% in Q3 of 2019 as compared to 20% in the co...
Acute liquidity squeeze choking sales in rural markets, says HUL
Rural consumption, which accounts for about a third of the market came under...
Facebook launches second phase of digital literacy project for tribal girls
The first phase of Facebook's digital literacy project was launched in March this year to connect underprivileged young women from tribal areas with expert mentors. Now in the second phase, around 5000 women will be digitally mentored.
KBC gets its third 'crorepati'; winner says he wants to buy a home in Patna, help poor girls
Gautam Kumar Jha says that he wants to contribute to the marriage of poor girls.
Nitin Gadkari for policy measures to create jobs in rural areas, check migration
Gadkari said the country needs to find ways to provide job opportunities for people in their villages so they don't need to leave their homes. The minister also said that skilled manpower was the biggest requirement in the country.
Sameer Narayan on FIIs’ investing trend, rural vs. urban plays and more
Until rural demand returns, people would tend to be safer in the urban centric names.
Government enthusiastic about tax cuts for super rich but shows no concern for slowdown: Sitaram Yechury
In a series of tweets, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury hit out at the Centre govt over a media report which states that rural household consumption had slumped to a seven-year low. Yechury said the signs of slowdown have been there but the Modi govt's attention was somewhere else.
Rural market alone may escape consumption slowdown: Anand Tandon
Banking remains an overweight sector in any portfolio.
Meet Ambalika Bannerjee, the Bengaluru student who became British Deputy High Commissioner for 1 day
On International Day of the Girl Child, Bannerjee got the chance to chair briefing sessions and hold meetings.
Nokia in talks with telcos for rural 4G expansion
"Our discussions are happening with telcos for rural expansion, which is in line with DoT's plan to connect over 40,000 villages by 2022," Sanjay Malik, Head of Nokia India said.
Rs 25 lakh crore will be spent for rural infrastructure development: PM Modi
Addressing an election rally at Sakoli, the Prime Minister said the work is being done with a larger vision for farmers.
Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer 'Dream Girl' continues to rule BO, becomes actor's highest-grossing film
The movie has already earned Rs 139.70 crore at Box Office.
Akshaya Patra to auction Amazon's items to fund girl children
Amazon's donation to the Foundation included products from startups, women entrepreneurs, traditional handicrafts, and hand looms.
Demand environment will change for good if rural India revives: Jinesh Gopani, Axis Mutual Fund
Corporate tax cut could be a game changer over a period of time.
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