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
Every human culture produces some form of music.
16 Jan 2019 1:09 AM
The price of freedom, it is said, is eternal vigilance.
01 Jan 2019 6:28 AM
India’s flagship financial inclusion programme has significantly changed the demographics.
24 Dec 2018 1:12 AM
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
Religion is something so sublime that it can give meaning and context to our lives.
05 Dec 2018 12:50 AM
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
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
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
Facts have supplanted understanding and knowledge is no longer able to generate wisdom.
17 Oct 2018 12:58 AM
The stresses on account of homelessness are mounting and India must summon the will and act fast.
12 Oct 2018 12:18 AM
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
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
Many have come to believe that the only elements of success are talent, energy and personality.
28 Sep 2018 12:52 AM
Thinking about novel uses of existing products, such as mobile phones, is a powerful source of solutions.
24 Sep 2018 1:32 AM
These things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
22 Sep 2018 1:30 AM
Qadeer has spent his active life bridging the divide between traditional and modern education.
13 Sep 2018 1:05 AM
The ideal and pursuit of friendship has been the preoccupation of all philosophers in every age.
12 Sep 2018 1:41 AM
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 has been one of the most ancient creative channels for man.
04 Sep 2018 12:30 AM