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Atmanirbhar Bharat, manufacturing sector

Atmanirbhar Bharat: How the pandemic has shown local manufacturing is need of the hour

Business | Dec 22, 2020, 05:52 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's call for Atmanirbhar Bharat during the pandemic has encouraged local companies to boost manufacturing and people are now searching for more India-made products. This emotional call has shed light on the importance of using homemade products in boosting the economy and simultaneously transforming the local businesses.

hiring in 2020, unemployment in 2020

How pandemic has changed hiring for remote workforce in 2020: Challenges and Expectations

Business | Dec 18, 2020, 08:32 PM IST

The pandemic not only added to the unemployment rate but also halted the hiring process and no organisation has been left untouched by the impact of Covid-19 and it continues to disrupt many sectors

rahul gandhi, bajrang dal, facebook india

VHP demands apology from Rahul Gandhi after Facebook's clean chit to Bajrang Dal

India | Dec 18, 2020, 08:26 PM IST

Facebook is mired in controversy for a long time in the country. Back in August, Rahul had cited another report to say that Facebook’s policies were allegedly biased and favoured the ruling BJP due to its business interests. India is Facebook's biggest market in terms of active users.

Ayodhya Ram Temple, Ram Temple, Ram Mandir, VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad to launch crowd funding drive for Ayodhya Ram Mandir from Makar Sankranti

India | Dec 17, 2020, 04:43 PM IST

The drive will begin from Makar Sankranti (January 15) and conclude on February 27 on the occasion of Magh Poornima and birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas.

Swadeshi Jagran Manch, MSP in farm laws

Purchases below MSP should be declared illegal: RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch

India | Dec 14, 2020, 01:13 PM IST

Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested that MSP should be guaranteed to farmers and purchases below the MSP should be declared illegal.

term insurance vs traditional life insurance

Term plan vs traditional insurance policy: Which is better and why

Jun 29, 2021, 12:55 PM IST

Term insurance plans have become extremely popular in recent times. People are attracted to term plans over traditional life insurance policies because of high sum assured at very low premiums.

mask pollution

Coronavirus: Disposable face masks pose serious environment threat - How to deal with it

India | Dec 06, 2020, 04:09 PM IST

The material most commonly used to make the disposable mask is polypropylene. It is a form of plastic and poses serious threat to environment.

farm laws

Explained: Why government is reluctant to commit MSP

India | Dec 03, 2020, 10:16 AM IST

The fear about the mandi system collapsing and farmers losing their money, nothing of the sort is written in the new farm laws. Had the government established communication with the farm unions and the farmers through the established set of channels, the situation would have been well averted.

Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands nationwide law against 'love jihad'

Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands nationwide law against 'love jihad'

India | Nov 30, 2020, 08:03 PM IST

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has called for a nationwide law against 'love jihad'.

Online education

Online education industry boom: How virtual classes can improve state of education in rural areas

Education | Nov 30, 2020, 06:57 PM IST

The online education industry in India has come a long way. There was a time when people couldn't make up their minds to subscribe to an online class for their kids. Things, however, have changed a lot, credit to the Covid-induced lockdown.

farmers protest

Punjab farmers stir is to siphon off taxpayers' Rs 6,500 crore: Vijay Sardana

India | Nov 30, 2020, 02:29 PM IST

Vijay Sardana told India TV that the traders are protesting in the name of farmers. He said only a segment of traders are facing the heat and that they are misleading in the name of farmers.

COronavirus vaccine distribution

The West may develop Covid vaccine first, but India to strategise supply chain

India | Nov 28, 2020, 04:10 PM IST

Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution: The world is gearing up for a rollout and working on developing infrastructure that serves the purpose to inoculate 7.5 billion people spread across seven continents.

Covid vaccine india

Covid vaccines may be here soon, but distribution is a much bigger task - Challenges and solutions

India | Nov 25, 2020, 10:24 PM IST

Covid19 vaccine distribution: Experts feel that the demand to produce and supply vaccines for over 1.3 billion people poses a great challenge to the government.

PPF account, PPF interest rate

Public Provident Fund: How to open PPF account and why it is safest investment option

Nov 22, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

The Public Provident Fund, PPF, account can be opened in a designated post office or a bank branch. It comes with an initial lock-in period of 15 years. The interest on PPF is compounded annually.

yoga as a career

India's Yoga pie growing steadily: Ancient Indian practice turning into lucrative career option

Business | Nov 20, 2020, 02:13 PM IST

Yoga today is being used as a therapy to cure multiple ailments. According to an estimate, the Indian wellness market is over Rs 500 billion. During the time of the pandemic, the industry saw more people enrolling themselves for yoga classes.

bihar assembly election result, nitish kumar

Bihar Results: Nitish Kumar readies for another term, what worked for him

Elections | Nov 12, 2020, 08:34 AM IST

Bihar Election Result: Nitish Kumar-led NDA secured a win in Bihar with a slender majority. The ruling alliance won 125 seats in the 243-member Legislative Assembly against 110 clinched by the RJD-led grand alliance.

Bihar Election Result 2020, Nitish Kumar

Bihar results: 'Brand Nitish' dented, what it means for BJP?

India | Nov 11, 2020, 10:57 AM IST

BIhar Assembly Election Result 2020: The BJP has made handsome gains in Bihar, credit Nitish Kumar's love-hate relationship with PM Narendra Modi. People have overwhelmingly voted for the BJP to help it gain more than the JD(U).

gold discount on diwali

Modi government offering discount on gold ahead of Dhanteras-Diwali, invest now to get extra 2.5% return

Business | Nov 09, 2020, 02:40 PM IST

Modi government offers discount on gold ahead of Diwali: Sovereign Gold Bond attracts an extra return of 2.5 per cent every year. This return is over and above the gold price return.

early retirement, how to become crorepati at 40

Planning early retirement? Here's how you can become a crorepati at 40 and get rid of your job!

Nov 08, 2020, 11:10 AM IST

Crorepati at 40, Early retirement: A careful planning and a strict financial discipline like selecting right schemes and a regular investment can help you become a crorepati at 40 and get rid of your job.

RSS-affiliate SJM denounces firecrackers ban ahead of

'Not prudent': RSS-affiliate SJM denounces firecrackers ban ahead of Diwali

India | Nov 07, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

Firecrackers ban: Ashwani Mahajan, national co-convener of Swadeshi Jagran Manch, said that states governments have been banning all types of firecrackers ahead of Diwali without any factual information.