Currently, all products in the health insurance segment only cover healthy individuals for any future medical expenses related to cancer.
Air travelers can soon expect a smart boarding card which will eliminate the process of stamping at the time of security check, the Times of India reported. A pilot project will be run in smaller airports soon.
The government has recently approved the new Wage Code Bill which, if passed by the parliament, will set a minimum wage of RS 18,000 across all sectors. new minimum wage is applicable to both organised and unorganised sectors.
RBI reduced the repo rate by 0.25 per cent to 6 per cent earlier this month, citing reduction in inflation risk. The rate cut was the first in 10 months and brought policy rates to near 7-year low.
As saving accounts with large banks are getting less attractive due to cuts in interest rates, it is logical to look for a better alternative
While India ranks among the top three in the emerging market basket in terms of GDP, it barely makes it into the top 15 in terms of index weight.
The government hopes the Jan Aushadhi stores will create job opportunities. However, the shortage of qualified pharmacists is a concern.
From 17km/day the government closed the year at 22.55km/day, a jump of more than 30% translating to 40km/day during Jan-Mar.
To understand the coastal and ocean concepts better, it needs to be highlighted that most coastal regions remained quite undeveloped in India for centuries.
According to the Japanese financial services major, the MPC minutes suggest low inflation and growth concerns led to policy easing earlier this month, and going ahead the RBI is expected to stay on hold.
Also, the document called for taxing education and healthcare
A failure to meet the demands will see nine bank unions go on a one-day strike next Tuesday. This will affect cheque clearances and cash transactions across the country.
The state-owned company has taken a number initiatives to make energy efficient lighting affordable.
With this India, the world's third-largest oil importer, joins Asian countries like South Korea, Japan and China to buy American crude after production cuts by OPEC drove up prices of Middle East heavy-sour crude, or grades with a high sulphur content.
The minutes of the latest monetary policy meeting that voted for a rate cut are out. It shows that the Governor and most of the members of the committee are worried about growth. However, there is no hint of a near-term rate cut.
The funds raised by NABARD would ensure a lending rate of six per cent per annum for the implementation of the 99 Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP) works, along with their command area development (CAD) works, an official statement said.
Record output has been achieved in rice, wheat, coarse cereals and pulses on the back of good rains in the said period. Foodgrain production had declined to 251.57 million tonnes in 2015-16 crop year (July-June).
The minister said in a tweet that the food secretary of Bihar demanded allocation of an additional 14,760 tonnes of rice for flood-hit districts.
In April this year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had approved this flagship scheme 'Rin Mochan Yojana' to waive crop loan of small and marginal farmers subject to a ceiling of Rs 1,00,000.
The policy, approved by the Union Cabinet at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also empowers states to make rules and set up a permanent Fare Fixation Authority for timely revision of fares.
The draft policy aims to bring sweeping changes to the pharmaceuticals industry
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd inked pacts with IndianOil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum for selling its LED bulbs, tubelights and fans at over 54,500 petrol pumps.
According to the Punjab government, the ITC food park would generate around 5,000 jobs for the people of the state.
Ramco Cements said that it has bought back 25 lakh shares at an average price of Rs 670.80 apiece at a cost of Rs 167.70 crore.
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