13 May 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said India ‘must regain’ the lost glory of its educational institutions and once again become a centre for ‘cross fertilization of ideas’ from across the world.
12 Oct 2011
Despite several efforts made by the State government to achieve complete literacy in Greater Noida, the data revealed by the census report suggests that the district has still to go a long way.
08 Sep 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday asked the private sector, especially the corporate houses, to contribute towards eradicating illiteracy in India.
20 Jan 2016
London: The UK-based investors have asked the Indian government to cut real interest rates to help boost investments, underlining that rates are way too high and need to be brought down significantly.
04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Over one-third of Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate even after 68 years of independence, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011.
09 Sep 2012
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday dismissed the suggestion that illegal migration from Bangladesh has led to high growth of Muslim population in the state but blamed illiteracy for the high birth rate among the community.
11 Apr 2012
Illiteracy is costing Indian economy more than USD 53 billion a year, a report has estimated. According to the report titled 'Economic and Social Cost of Illiteracy' by World Literacy Foundation, illiteracy costs India an estimated USD 53.56 billion.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: A Congress member in Rajya Sabha today said the banks were doing 'injustice' to their customers by not passing the entire reduction in key policy rate by the RBI to their customers and sought steps to ensure it.
02 Feb 2016
Mumbai: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today left the key policy rate unchanged but indicated at accommodative stance saying with "inflation moving closer to the target" there would be more room for rate cut to support growth.
05 Jun 2016
New Delhi: With retail inflation showing signs of hardening, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan may maintain status quo in the bi-monthly monetary policy review on Tuesday and wait for the impact of delayed monsoon rains before making the next move, say experts.