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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TN to appeal against Madras HC order to not reserve MBBS, BDS seats for state board students

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government will appeal against Friday’s Madras High Court’s (HC) decision to quash the Tamil Nadu government order to reserve 85% medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) seats in undergraduate colleges for state board students. The admissions are being done on the basis of scores of a common entrance test, National Eligibility cum Entrance […]

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Lower school age focus for education in Tasmanian State Budget

STUDENT health and wellbeing, building upgrades, and funding for the Government’s proposed lower school starting age are major priorities in this year’s education budget. A total of $57 million over four years has been allocated to implement the new Education Act, primarily the lower school starting age, which is yet to pass Parliament. Changes to […]

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Where Is the Best State to Incorporate Your Business?

What is the best state in which to incorporate your business? Many questions invariably arise throughout the process of incorporating or forming an LLC for your business. By far, one of the most common questions is…where? And more often than not, the question is framed as, “Should I incorporate in Delaware or Nevada?” These two […]

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Where Is the Best State to Incorporate Your Business?

However, as a general rule of thumb, if your corporation or LLC will have fewer than five shareholders or members (a condition which applies to the bulk of small businesses), it’s best to incorporate or form an LLC in the state where your business has a physical presence. This means the state where your business […]

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Higher education: UGC chairman raps state govts for poor quality

UGC chairman Ved Prakash in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Sahil Walia University Grants Commission chairman Ved Prakash on Wednesday said higher education was not on the priority list of the states. “This is a big challenge to make higher education a priority of the state governments. The surging diverse population in universities needs a lot of […]

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China to speed up drafting overseas investment regulations: state media

© Reuters. New properties are seen near a square in Zhengzhou   BEIJING (Reuters) – China will speed up drafting regulations on overseas investment, as investment in sectors such as property has shown irregularities, a senior commerce ministry official was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Zhou Liujun told state-owned news agency China News Service there […]

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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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state of affairs At Srinagar’s NIT ordinary, Says training Ministry

countrywide Institute of era, Srinagar changed into shut down on Friday until similarly orders after clashes between students. NEW DELHI: The Human resource improvement ministry nowadays said normalcy has been restored atcountrywide Institute of era (NIT) Srinagar, which witnessed clashes among students over India’s defeatwithin the semi very last conflict with West Indies inside the […]

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Reliance Jio plans Wi-Fi deals with state, local authorities

Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL), a subsidiary of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries, plans to enter into agreements with various state and local authorities to offer Wi-Fi services. It has launched trial Wi-Fi hot spots across India, the company stated, while announcing Reliance Industries’ results for the fourth quarter of 2014-15. Last year, the company had announced […]

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