Archive for November 12th, 2018
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Present Challenges Being Faced by Non-Banking and Housing Finance Companies

Bangalore, Nov 12 Brickwork Ratings (BWR) has taken note of the current liquidity issues being faced by many companies in the NBFC/HFC sector. BWR has a significant portfolio of players in these segments and is interacting with them on a regular basis to understand the position of each company…

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CRPF team narrowly escapes Chhattisgarh blast

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Nov 12 Minutes before the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls began on Monday, Maoists detonated an IED here that narrowly missed a CRPF foot patrol, the authorities said.

The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off just 700 metres from polling booth number 183 in Nayanar village…

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Anushka Sharma promotes tiger conservation

Mumbai, Nov 12 Actress Anushka Sharma has joined hands with Discovery to promote a global awareness movement to save tigers from extinction.

Anushka will promote Project C.A.T: Conserving Acres for Tigers, aimed at raising awareness to preserve the habitat of the declining numbers of tigers in the wild…

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Getting the RBI and government to sit at the table

The incumbent National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has distinguished itself by undermining institutions, indulging in an ‘appointocracy’ and creating an atmosphere of governmental interference in major institutions. On the face of it, the recent spat between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Union ministry of finance is another…

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Water access and sanitation shape birth outcomes and earning potential

Kolkata, Nov 12 Spending more time per day fetching water increased Indian women’s risk of delivering a low birth-weight baby, a study has said.

The study, by the University of Iowa College of Public Health and published online in October, highlights the relationship between adverse birth outcomes and…

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Delhi: AAP makes 2019 pitch at new school block opening

New Delhi, Nov 12 Bringing together the inauguration of a new school block and a mushaira led by popular poet Imran Pratapgarhi, the AAP-led Delhi government sought to sharpen its pitch for the 2019 polls by placing government schools at the centre of its campaign.

In an event attended…

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3 large Hindi-speaking states have high fertility rates: UNFPA

United Nations, Nov 12 There is a stark contrast between the fertility rates of the three largest Hindi-speaking states and six non-Hindi-speaking states even as India was nearing the population replacement level of fertility, a UN report shows.

“Although average total fertility (rate) for the whole country…

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Modi appeals to Chhattisgarh voters

New Delhi, Nov 12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national President Amit Shah on Monday urged voters to take part in large numbers in the first phase of the polling process for 18 Assembly seats.

“The first phase of voting in Chhattisgarh is today. I urge all voters to…

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