Ayushman Bharat euphemistically termed 'Modicare' is a National Health Protection Scheme which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year at any government or even empanelled private hospitals all over India for secondary...
Fed Rates or the Federal Fund rates are those interest rates in United States at which on depository institution lends out to other depository institutions without any collateral security. It is the rate at which Federal Funds are lent out overnight.  Banks hold reserve requirement with the local Fed...
Yet another country to be facing financial and political gloom. After the grim fate that rich nations like Greece and Venezuela met with, Turkey is yet another emerging market economy on the list which happens to be on the cusp of something similar. People blaming the recent US sanctions on...
How many times did you notice small children and babies using sophisticated products? Apparently, these products are manufactured by industry which has shown trend that is different from other sectors. What might seem as not a very lucrative sector in global cum Indian market – baby products, is gaining a...
The war in India’s e-commerce space is expected to get intense if Google enters the market. The e-commerce space in our country is already very crowded with major players like Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm. Already being an integral part of our lives, Google wants to leave no space untouched and...
The IT Boom in A.P/Telangana Even a schoolchild today knows that the sector which has been marching ahead in the federal economy of Telangana are tertiary industries in general (which has accounted for 59.03 % share in the overall GSDP, as of May 2018) with the IT sector, in particular,...
“Come Watson, come! The game is afoot.” - Sherlock Holmes On May 9, Walmart Inc announced its acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart for about USD 16 billion in the largest e-commerce deal yet. Out of this USD 16 billion, USD 2 billion will be in the form of new equity...
Agriculture is the social, cultural, political, and to an extent economic backbone of India. The Indian farmer is rightly valorised as the bulwark of the Indian system. So when the same farmer finds no light at the end of the tunnel, and chooses to end his life rather than...
In part one of this two-part series, we’d talked about the causes and consequences of India’s poverty. Colonial exploitation, the rapidly rising population, the poverty trap of low income and low productivity, underperformance of the agricultural sector, and the chronic under-utilization of resources were some of the causes we’d...
"Some of the brightest minds in the country can be found on the last benches of the classroom" While the scientist-turned-former President APJ Abdul Kalam quoted his thoughts somewhat like this but he would have been astonished to know had he been alive that of all the illiterate women in...