Revival of demand, investment top priority: RBI annual report

Mumbai: Reviving consumption demand and private investment remains the top priority in the current fiscal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday, signalling the possibility of at least one more interest rate cut this year. To revive growth, governor Shaktikanta Das asked banks to pass on past rate cuts to borrowers at a faster pace by linking lending […]

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India rejects UK demand on 1-year master’s degree

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar said such recognition of one-year degrees should be mutual and that too only when other countries are doing so. Photo: HT New Delhi: India has rejected a demand by the UK to treat its one-year master’s degree course on par with Indian master’s degrees. Three days after British Prime […]

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Demand for quality courses in Sanskrit is increasing

West Bengal government turned the Sanskrit College into an autonomous university—renaming it Paschim Banga Sanskrito Viswa Vidyalaya. Kolkata: Ranita Bhadra, an undergraduate student of Sanskrit, is awaiting her final-year results. She has already decided what she wants to do next: pursue an MA in Sanskrit at Kolkata’s Sanskrit College—an almost 200-year-old institution, which only a […]

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