Category: India Insight

Work from Home – Innovative Practices and Solutions

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with NewsVoir. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (NewsVoir) Ever since the lockdown, companies have been changing the way they do business. What used to be a luxury which was […]

Celebration of Constitution Day: Fundamental Duties

The concept of dharma is deeply rooted in our culture. Performance of duty was considered to be an essential part of man’s character in ancient India and it was conceived that failure to perform one’s duty is equivalent to committing ‘sin’. The force behind the importance of the […]

Maha politics turning new page: Sena-NCP-Cong pact takes shape

Nagpur/Mumbai, Nov 15: The first-ever Shiv Sena- NCP-Congress alliance in Maharashtra appears to be taking definitive shape with Sharad Pawar on Friday announcing the prospective government will complete five-year term and provide a development-oriented administration. The three-party coalition, a new experiment in Maharashtra involving outfits with diverse ideologies, will […]

Officer booked under corruption charges

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Jul 28: A former primary education officer here has been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act here for allegedly possessing illegal property, an official said. Dinesh Kumar Singh, the then district primary education officer of Muzaffarnagar, was booked on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh vigilance department, […]

Insight: The making of militants in India’s ‘paradise on earth’

KULGAM, India – Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a Facebook post. Days after Owais disappeared from his home in this picturesque valley below the Himalayan ranges, his picture appeared on […]

Funding For Teacher Training Down 87% In 6 Years, As India’s Central Expenditure On Education Declines

Bengaluru: While higher education funding has seen a 28% increase in real terms, school education has witnessed a 3% decline during the last six years to Rs 39,000 crore, according to government budget data. The expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) has also shown steady decline, from […]

Making the world hotter: India’s expected AC explosion

Ratan Kumar once battled India’s brutal summers with damp bedsheets and midnight baths. Now he is among millions upon millions of Indians using air conditioning — helping make the world hotter still. With India’s AC market expected to explode from 30 million to a billion units by 2050, […]

India’s economic growth seen slowing during Modi’s run for re-election

NEW DELHI – India’s annual economic growth probably moderated to 7.4 percent in the July-September quarter, according to a Reuters poll, weakening just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist led-government gets set for an election due by May. That is still faster than China, but a come […]

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