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Opinion | India's education sector needs a quantum shift

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- The quality of education has a direct bearing on any economy. With some 240 million students or nearly 20% of the Indian population in school, their quality of learning or lack o... Read More


Sensex edges higher; RIL, ICICI Bank lead gains

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Extending gains for the second session, the BSE benchmark Sensex today rose over 100 points after the government said that the country's trade deficit had narrowed to a 10-month ... Read More


Opinion: From money-minded to financially astute-the challenge for women today

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- A few years ago, at a seminar on women and money in a room with 75 women across ages and professions, an educated, urban woman in her late 30s began by saying that she and her hu... Read More


Opinion | A tie-up in UP that spells trouble for the BJP

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- It's a doubles pairing that outdoes all other combinations, one where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahuja... Read More


Money With Monika: A guide to mutual fund SIPs (Season 2, Episode 5)

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- "A systematic investment plan, or SIP, is a route to a mutual fund and not the mutual fund itself," explains personal finance expert Monika Halan in this episode of Money With Mo... Read More


Eclipsing the empire

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- With the world's largest democracy set to go to the polls this year, there could be a bonus for the winner. The World Bank is set to announce global annual gross domestic product... Read More


Outlook on global profit growth worst since 2008 financial crisis

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Fund managers' profit growth expectations have plummeted and are at their worst since 2008. According to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers for January, a ... Read More


Sukanya Samriddhi , PPF, NSC and other post office savings schemes that offer income tax benefits

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Many post office savings schemes offer income tax benefits to investors. Post office offers nine savings schemes and some of them qualify for income tax benefits. The schemes, th... Read More


A reality check on the reform narrative that drove Indian equities higher

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- The Indian stock market has done tremendously well during the current government's term. Analysts at UBS Securities India Pvt. Ltd said in a recent note that the average price-to... Read More


Opinion | How Artificial Intelligence is powering tech crowdsourcing

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Much of today's software product and hardware infrastructure is delivered through "as-a-service" model. "As-a-service" just means the ability to rent and pay for software and har... Read More