The opportunity cost of state health insurance schemes

Large-scale government-sponsored health insurance schemes (GSHIs) such as Ayushman Bharat are often heralded as the best way to address public health issues. But are they fiscally feasible and optimal for improving health care in India? A new National Institute of Public Finance and Policy paper by Mita Choudhury and others shows how basic healthcare can suffer following […]

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Muthoot Finance to buy IDBI Bank’s MF business

Gold loan financier Muthoot Finance Ltd is in advanced stages of acquiring IDBI Asset Management Ltd, the mutual fund unit of Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC)-owned private sector lender IDBI Bank Ltd, three people aware of the development said. “The deal is expected to close this week. Initially, the binding offers had come in from Muthoot Finance and Vikas […]

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Make compounding an integral part of your investment strategy

When investing for your child, you can let the power of compounding come into play and boost your investments. But to do that, you would have to ensure that you start early on so that your investments have enough time to reap the benefits of compounding. Compounding is not just a mathematical idea but one that has […]

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JMI organizes conclave on ‘Sustainable Business and Entrepreneurship’

The Department of Commerce and Business Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), organized a Conclave on Sustainable Business and Entrepreneurship where His Excellency, Dr. Christopher Nwanoro, Minister Counsellor, Nigeria High Commission was the Chief Guest and keynote speaker. Who participated Professor B. Bhattacharyya, Former Dean, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade; Ezeugo Nnamdi, Founder, Exelient Africa; Mazi […]

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Biodiversity may benefit mental health by affecting gut bacteria

Intuitively, we know that living in excessively polluted, built-up areas cannot be good for our health and that breathing in the fresh air of natural spaces must be healthful. But the impact of green spaces on overall health in general and on mental health, specifically, has been the subject of much recent research. Older studiesTrusted Source have suggested […]

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