The 2011 Census reiterated what previous enumerations have concluded. Despite rapid urbanisation, of the 121 crore Indians, 83.3 crore lived in villages while 37.7 per cent were categorised as urban dwellers, the Census’s Provision Population Totals of the rural-urban divide said. These figures would have undergone some changes in the last seven-eight years, but the basic division remains the same.
Faced with low receipts from major sources in FY18, the finance ministry is banking on the telecom ministry where it has included spectrum auction in the 2018-19 budget as a non-tax revenue stream, but is likely to have opted for a conservative estimate of Rs 2 lakh crore.
Virat Kohli dominated the ICC annual awards clinching both the cricketer and captain of the year honours — a much-expected windfall of accolades for his phenomenal run across formats. Kohli, who is currently leading India in an away Test series against South Africa, was named recipient of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of the Year and also the ODI Cricketer of the Year.
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The Union cabinet’s move for Indian retail, which were enunciated in the announcement making changes in norms pertaining to single-brand foreign direct investments (FDI), make it considerably easier for global retailers to gain access to the Indian markets. They serve the twin purpose of facilitating ease of doing business and promoting ‘Make in India’ campaign.
Vidya Balan on Friday took to Instagram for sharing a stunning photo of herself wearing a black dress. We are wondering if this is Balan’s new look for an upcoming project. In her post, the Tumhari Sulu actress described her picture as ‘Be your own diva’. She wrote: "You're going to be in your skin until you die.. That's a while...
The market is riding on strong macroeconomic fundamentals and this growth would continue, giving retail investors an opportunity to participate in this growth, says Arun Thukral, M
UML Motorcycles, a joint venture between Florida (US)-based UM International & Lohia Auto, is offering products that have changed the dynamics of transportation and riding in India.