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BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, September 26, 2018
Flipkart acquires Israel-based start-up Upstream CommerceFlipkart has acquired an Israel-based analytics start-up called Upstream Commerce, as it aims to support its massive seller base with services such as real-time pricing and information on product assortment, as reported by Mint. This is Flipkart's second acquisition in as many months and will enable Flipkart to have an outpost in Israel.Yes Bank board seeks extension for Rana KapoorYes Bank on Tuesday said it would ask the R...


PTI
United Nations, September 25, 2018
He said the dreams that fill the UNGA hall today are as diverse as the people who have stood at this podium and as varied as the countries represented in the United Nations.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 21, 2018
According to UNDP, the MPI looks beyond income to understand how people experience poverty in multiple and simultaneous ways


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 21, 2018
The WBG institution comprises of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, September 4, 2018
According to Xavier Estupinan, Wages Specialist at ILO, in India the wage gap is most in the lowest paid jobs.


E.Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Surga Thilakan quit her Goldman Sachs job to work on upskilling people for entry-level jobs with the help of technology.


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Pratham's ASER has helped identify learning gaps among primary schoolchildren.


Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Making women self-reliant through microinitiatives.


Mudit Kapoor
New Delhi, August 21, 2018
Ayushman Bharat Scheme will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families, providing cashless coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.


BusinessToday.In
August 15, 2018
Earlier, the Prime Minister was expected to announce the roll out of Ayushman Bharat on Independence Day. The chief architect of the scheme Dr Vinod K Paul had told Business Today that only 12-15 states would launch the scheme on 15 August 2018 as the others were not prepared to roll it out on time.


BusinessToday.In
August 15, 2018
Prime Minister Modi said that the country has made rapid changes in the past four years compared to 2013 when the Congress-led UPA government was in power.


Reuters
August 12, 2018
Born in Trinidad in 1932 into an Indian family, Naipaul was raised in relative poverty. He moved to England at 18 after receiving a scholarship to University College, Oxford.


BusinessToday.In
August 6, 2018
Absolute poverty has dived nearly 90 per cent since 1820, which is even more remarkable when you factor in a 7-fold jump in global population in the same time frame.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 2, 2018
From human development indicators like health and education to economic parameters like tax-to-GDP ratio, currency performance, and current account deficit, Pakistan's track record is dismal on all fronts.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 24, 2018
Prime Minister Modi says the Indian people would be pleasantly surprised to see the cow being given such an importance as a means of economic empowerment in villages in faraway Rwanda.


Joe C. Mathew
New Delhi, July 23, 2018
Ayushman Bharat can do to healthcare what GST is expected to do to India's indirect tax regime. But there are challenges, too.


PTI
New Delhi, June 28, 2018
Climate change could cost India 2.8 per cent of GDP, and depress living standards of nearly half of its population by 2050, as average annual temperatures are expected to rise by 1-2 per cent over three decades, a World Bank report said.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, June 28, 2018
SBI in process to shut 9 foreign offices as part of rationalisation: MDState Bank of India (SBI) has closed six foreign branches and is in the process of closing down another nine branches as part of rationalisation of overseas operations, said Managing Director Pravin K Gupta. SBI, country's largest lender, has operations in about 36 countries with nearly 190 branches. Not all the branches in the foreign locations are full-fledged offices, he said, adding that in countries like B...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 27, 2018
From 125 million poor people in 2016, India had just 73 million people in the poorest of the poor index as of May 2018. Nigeria has overtaken India with the largest number of extreme poor at 87 million poor earlier this year.


Govindraj Ethiraj
New Delhi, June 25, 2018
A critical insight into why we assume things will get worse even though data says otherwise.


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