Eighty years on, rural India stuck in a rut

Eighty years on, rural India stuck in a rut

SECC 2011 is unique in that it is the first paperless census, conducted with hand-held devices.

DFS clears way for $3 bn inflow into insurance
DFS clears way for $3 bn inflow into insurance

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board on Friday cleared a proposal by Kotak Mahindra Bank to increase...

Crop sowing keeps pace with monsoon
Crop sowing keeps pace with monsoon

The kharif or summer crop sowing until Friday was 57% higher than the year-ago period because of widespread...

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INSURANCE

LIC improves its performance, still loses market share in April
LIC improves its performance, still loses market share in April

After underperforming in 2014-15, state-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has improved its performance in April by recording 21 per cent growth in premium and 18 per cent higher sales of policies over the corresponding month a year ago.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 04 Jul )This Week ( 28 Jun - 11 Jul )

SAGITTARIUS If there's been a financial altercation, you should now get off your high horse and prove how forgiving and magnanimous you can be. Your lunar alignments for the day favour quiet family gatherings and pleasant domestic routine.… read more