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Moin Qazi

Micro-pensions can boost security for India’s elderly poor

Only 4 per cent households were covered under widow pension, 2 per cent retirement pension and 1.5 per cent under disability pension.

21 Jan 2019 4:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: Spiritual sounds from mystics

Every human culture produces some form of music.

16 Jan 2019 1:09 AM

Mystic Mantra: The song of freedom

The price of freedom, it is said, is eternal vigilance.

01 Jan 2019 6:28 AM

Financial inclusion of women is investment in human resources

India’s flagship financial inclusion programme has significantly changed the demographics.

24 Dec 2018 1:12 AM

Mystic Mantra: Truths to live by

We should never be too busy to deprive ourselves of the wonder and the awe of life and should be reverent of each drawing day.

17 Dec 2018 12:08 AM

Mystic Mantra: The journey inward

Religion is something so sublime that it can give meaning and context to our lives.

05 Dec 2018 12:50 AM

Unravelling financial inclusion in India

It can provide them an opportunity to move out of poverty or build resilience to absorb a financial shock without sinking deeper into debt.

03 Dec 2018 12:07 AM

Mystic Mantra: Rethinking the ways we give!

A unique feature of our social bond is that most of those who give will probably never meet those whom they give to.

12 Nov 2018 5:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: Our true religion

Modern man has erected images in his mind — political, personal, that manifest in the form of symbols, ideas and beliefs.

27 Oct 2018 12:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: The unity of man

Facts have supplanted understanding and knowledge is no longer able to generate wisdom.

17 Oct 2018 12:58 AM

Can microhousing deliver on its promise?

The stresses on account of homelessness are mounting and India must summon the will and act fast.

12 Oct 2018 12:18 AM

The price for being banked

The World Bank Group has put forward an ambitious global goal to reach Universal Financial Access (UFA) by 2020.

04 Oct 2018 6:38 AM

A new paradigm for eliminating poverty

Rural policies following this approach should be designed and implemented in the way best adapted to the needs of the communities they serve.

28 Sep 2018 6:13 AM

Mystic Mantra: Our values are our moral compass

Many have come to believe that the only elements of success are talent, energy and personality.

28 Sep 2018 12:52 AM

The new development paradigm

Thinking about novel uses of existing products, such as mobile phones, is a powerful source of solutions.

24 Sep 2018 1:32 AM

Mystic Mantra—Death: The greatest leveller

These things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.

22 Sep 2018 1:30 AM

A madrasa that promises both heaven and earth

Qadeer has spent his active life bridging the divide between traditional and modern education.

13 Sep 2018 1:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: The art of friendship

The ideal and pursuit of friendship has been the preoccupation of all philosophers in every age.

12 Sep 2018 1:41 AM

The price of social banking

The IRDP alone accounted for 40 per cent of the losses incurred by commercial banks in rural lending in India.

06 Sep 2018 6:20 AM

Poetry: Memory of man and its permanent museum

Poetry has been one of the most ancient creative channels for man.

04 Sep 2018 12:30 AM