Andhra govt seeks to build global brand for state as a higher education destination

The agreements were singed a day after chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu stressed the need to devise and implement a roadmap for higher education in the state. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with various organisations engaged in educational activities, to promote innovation, internationalization and […]

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Govt school students in Kerala to wear handloom uniforms

A file photo of Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Thiruvananthapuram: In a bid to give a boost to handloom products, Kerala on Wednesday decided to use handloom materials for school uniforms which is distributed among students of government-run schools in the state. The decision was taken at the state cabinet meeting, chief […]

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Govt to push for consolidation of public sector banks

In his Budget speech, Mr. Jaitley had announced that public sector banks are expected to get an infusion of Rs. 25,000 crore this fiscal The government will push for consolidation of public sector banks once they are recapitalised and strengthened, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today. “We have now undertaken this exercise of recapitalisation of […]

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Govt hikes funding for start-ups, Flipkart invests more in Myntra

Photo: iStock What to watch out for: • Flipkart invests another Rs.338 crore in its fashion portal Myntra: In an attempt to boost its leadership position in the fashion segment, Flipkart has infused Rs.338 crore into online fashion store Myntra. The fresh funds come at a time when Myntra’s nearest rival, Rocket Internet-backed Jabong, is […]

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