Sector

  • Change India: Ideas to transform India's education sector? 13-04-2014 10:30 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this special conclave from Shri Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi, we bring to you the policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister...
  • Allahabad HC orders demolition of two 40-storey building in Noida 11-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Noida: In a major setback to Noida Authority and realty major Supertech, the Allahabad High Court on Friday ordered the demolition of two 40-storey towers in Sector 93 A, Noida. The court has also directed the prosecution of officers of Noida Authority and Supertech for carrying out the illegal construction....
  • JD(U) releases manifesto, promises reservation in private sector if voted to power 05-04-2014 05:10 PM

    Bihar's ruling party JD-U on Saturday promised reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs in the private sector and 50 percent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions, among other things, in its election manifesto. The manifesto promised legislation for the safety and security of migrant workers in the country, a...
  • Unidentified man attempts suicide by jumping in front of a metro train, injured 25-03-2014 12:26 PM

    A man was critically wounded on Tuesday after he jumped in front of a moving Metro train in Noida, the police said. The incident took place at Sector 15 Metro station when the man suddenly leaped in front of the train as it pulled into the platform. He has been...
  • Congress has been handling corruption, media not fare to us: Sibal 23-03-2014 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday lambasted at the media for not being fair to the Congress saying that it's the Congress which has been handling corruption in India. "The media has not been fair, because they have not been putting our point of view to the people...
  • Change India: How can we liberalise India's insular financial sector? 23-03-2014 06:39 PM

    In the 12th edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM' series, ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to liberalise India's insular financial sector. ...
  • Answers for India's Progress: Solutions for printing industry 15-03-2014 04:21 PM

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also measures for achieving printing efficiency. ...
  • Emphasizing care in healthcare: Redefining patient experience 09-03-2014 06:15 PM

    How should we look at the India's record in delivering health? A panel of experts discusses about the India's health report and inadequate spending on health sector and how can regulatory framework be strengthened. ...
  • IT, pharma sectors likely to be backbone of Telangana 21-02-2014 02:44 PM

    Post bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the information technology and pharmaceuticals manufacturing sectors may become backbone of Telangana economy, leaving power production, ports and oil and natural gas to play a pivotal role in driving prosperity in the residuary state. With nearly 1,000 km-long coast line, the coastal Andhra has major...
  • India's health sector dismal: Amartya Sen 19-02-2014 11:31 PM

    Kolkata: Stating that India's health sector is in a "dismal condition", Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Thursday said over reliance on private health sector without the availability of basic public health services would lead to exploitation of vulnerable and under-informed patients. "The state of health care is dismal," Sen said...
  • Education sector gets about 9 per cent hike 17-02-2014 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: The education sector has got about nine per cent hike in the Interim Budget presented on Monday by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who also proposed a moratorium on repayment of education loans, benefiting nine lakh students. The minister proposed a plan outlay of Rs 67,398 crore for the...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens in energy and power sector 16-02-2014 11:33 PM

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also infrastructure to address the increasing demand of power in the country. ...
  • Change India: How can we transform stagnant agriculture sector 16-02-2014 04:21 PM

    In the seventh edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM', ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to transform India's stagnant agriculture sector have been highlighted. ...
  • SAIL chairman announces Rs 72 crore expansion plans, says difficult times are over 20-01-2014 09:19 AM

    Steel Authority of India (SAIL) chairman Chandreshwar Verma on Sunday said the public sector's difficult days were over and it was on the path of growth. "The difficult days have ended for SAIL, whose future is bright," Verma said, adding the steel company has embarked upon an expansion project worth...
  • Yashwant writes to PM, warns of another scam in telecom sector 12-11-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) has raised the issue of a possibility of another scam which might be taking place in the telecom sector. Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has raised questions on the new reserve price of spectrum as...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's printing industry 05-11-2013 05:38 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the printing industry. ...
  • J&K: 55 Indian soldiers killed in Pakistani firing at LoC in 2013 23-10-2013 09:05 PM

    Jammu: India has lost 55 security personnel in 2013 due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. By the government's own estimate ceasefire violations have crossed 200 in the 10 months of 2013, which is much higher than the 117 reported in...
  • J&K: Pak forces Indian authorities to end construction work in Keran 23-10-2013 08:06 AM

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops have forced Indian authorities to end construction work at a model village project in Keran sector in Jammu and Kashmir. They have claimed that the construction work is in the violation of the 2003 ceasefire agreement. The state government sources have said that the local authorities stopped...
  • J&K: Pak violates ceasefire, fires at Indian posts in Abdullian sector 22-10-2013 09:27 AM

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again by firing at Indian posts in Abdullian Sector in RS Puram along the international border on Monday night. The ceasefire violation took place ahead of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to review border security. The BSF has...
  • P Chidambaram to meet bank chiefs on Tuesday 21-10-2013 06:27 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet chairmen and managing directors of public sector banks on Tuesday to review their performance, especially the situation of non-performing assets and credit growth. The meeting will take place at the State Bank of India (SBI) main branch office in the national capital. Chiefs of...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's metallurgical industry 19-10-2013 07:47 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the metallurgical industry. ...
  • J&K: 10th ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 7 days, 2 jawans injured 18-10-2013 09:58 AM

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops continued to violate ceasefire agreement signed with India, firing at Indian posts at Noccobal Area in the RS Pura sector in Jammu. This is the 10th ceasefire violation by the neighbour in seven days. Two Indian jawans have also been injured in the firing. According to reports,there...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire 15-10-2013 12:15 PM

    Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions without any provocation in the Mendhar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) of Jammu and Kashmir late on Monday evening, a defence spokesman told IANS. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at our positions in Hamirpur area of Mendhar sector in Poonch district...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's healthcare sector 14-10-2013 10:46 AM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the healthcare sector. ...
  • Emerging careers in banking, insurance sector 13-10-2013 11:55 PM

    Even though there has been a downfall in the economy, banking and insurance sectors continue to provide career opportunities. The need is just to understand them. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Power crisis deepens, CM to hold talks with employees 09-10-2013 08:40 AM

    Hyderabad: Various parts of Andhra Pradesh will continue to remain dark as employees of the power sector in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh said they will continue with their indefinite strike as talks with the government to end the stalemate failed late on Tuesday. Chief Minister Kiran...
  • Row over Indian PSUs being barred from taking part in aircraft deal 09-10-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: Top UPA ministers are battling it out over a $ 3 billion aircraft deal. Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel has taken on the UPA government over a New Defence Purchase clause. This came as the Indian Air Force (IAF) barred Indian PSUs like Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from...
  • Increasing diesel prices one way to control fiscal deficit: Rajan 08-10-2013 07:38 PM

    In a no-holds-barred interview, which is also the first since he assumed office as governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan spoke about subjects ranging from inflation to rupee to credit growth to foreign investments to the contentious Diwali Bonanza scheme of the government. He dismissed metaphors such as...
  • Situation in Keran sector a cause for concern: Hurriyat chief 07-10-2013 05:51 PM

    Chairman of moderate Hurriyat Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, on Monday, expressed concern over the border tension between India and Pakistan especially in Keran sector and called for necessary measures to defuse the situation. "The prevailing border situation between India and Pakistan especially in Keran sector is a cause for grave concern....