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How much term insurance cover should you buy?

Did you know that your age is an important determinant in deciding how much insurance you need? Read on to know more.
Personal finance experts recommend that a term insurance cover should be at least 15-20 times that of one’s annual income.(Shutterstock)
Personal finance experts recommend that a term insurance cover should be at least 15-20 times that of one’s annual income.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:14 PM IST
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Govt move to harm farmers’ interests unfortunate: Akal Takht jathedar

‘Economy of India based on agriculture. If we want to save this economy and uplift the standards of living of the Indian people, farmers must be saved,’ says Giani Harpreet Singh in a video
Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh.(HT Photo)
Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 04:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

Economic data will help policy

Release the consumption survey. And ramp up research
The government needs to realise that ensuring publication of quality economic data is as important as monitoring health indicators during the pandemic(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
The government needs to realise that ensuring publication of quality economic data is as important as monitoring health indicators during the pandemic(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 07:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Budget: A four-point checklist for rural India

Reviving rural economy is key. Here is what the government can do
Unless the rural economy is rejuvenated, any sustained revival in mass incomes, and, therefore, demand, will continue to elude the Indian economy(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Unless the rural economy is rejuvenated, any sustained revival in mass incomes, and, therefore, demand, will continue to elude the Indian economy(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 07:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

‘If the body is fit, mind is a hit’: Top quotes from PM Modi on Fit India movement

The Prime Minister, who is known to do Yoga every day, also urged people to make lifestyle changes and said that technology has contributed to a sedentary lifestyle.
Top quotes from PM Modi’sNew Delhi speech at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium(ANI image)
Top quotes from PM Modi’sNew Delhi speech at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium(ANI image)
Updated on Jun 23, 2020 04:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: New sector residents vote for better public transport, safe city

At polling booths in sectors such as 69 and 72, located along the Southern Peripheral Road, there were large queues of people early in the day. In Sector 78, there was a large number of voters around noon as well.
Among the various issues highlighted by new sector residents, security, lack of public transport, streetlights, shifting of Kherki Daula toll were among the main grievances.(HT Photo)
Among the various issues highlighted by new sector residents, security, lack of public transport, streetlights, shifting of Kherki Daula toll were among the main grievances.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2019 08:10 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Guaranteed employment is a good way to ensure minimum income in India

Policy makers must examine income and employment guarantee schemes to secure an India free from poverty
There is a case for studying how employment guarantee programmes such as the MGNREGA can be strengthened by ensuring livelihoods to those who are in the greatest need and focusing on creation of durable assets that are of value to the poor(HT Photo)
There is a case for studying how employment guarantee programmes such as the MGNREGA can be strengthened by ensuring livelihoods to those who are in the greatest need and focusing on creation of durable assets that are of value to the poor(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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UP fails to improve human development index ranking in 27 years

Uttar Pradesh failed to improve its Human Development Index ranking over a period of 27 years, according to a report compiled by SBI research. The report is based on sub-national human development index data for Indian states from 1990 to 2017.
The HDI is the geometric mean of normalised indices for each of the three dimensions or indicators of education, health and standard of living.(Representative image)
The HDI is the geometric mean of normalised indices for each of the three dimensions or indicators of education, health and standard of living.(Representative image)
Published on Mar 14, 2019 02:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | BySaurabh Chauhan, Lucknow

Smaller countries are becoming the healthiest in global surveys

The UK was ranked 15th, held back by high rates of obesity and inactivity. Big countries such as Japan, Germany, France or Italy failed to make the news survey’s global top 25.
A new analysis, the Global Wellness Index published by investment firm LetterOne, ranks Canada as the best country out of the 151 nations evaluated.(Bloomberg)
A new analysis, the Global Wellness Index published by investment firm LetterOne, ranks Canada as the best country out of the 151 nations evaluated.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 09:45 AM IST
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London, Bloomberg | ByAdam Blenford

Norway PM visits village school: ‘Right to sanitation essential component of standard of living’

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited the government-run Primary and Upper Primary schools in Nithora village of Ghaziabad to take stock of the facilities available for students.
Pleased to see the democratic set-up of the school, Solberg congratulated the UP government, school authorities, and community members for making the institution an inspirational model.(HT Photo)
Pleased to see the democratic set-up of the school, Solberg congratulated the UP government, school authorities, and community members for making the institution an inspirational model.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 08, 2019 12:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByRajeev Mullick, Lucknow

Indians take to self-drive cars to explore international destinations

As the number of travellers increases, self-drive holidays too are gaining popularity and are expected to grow by up to 35 per cent annually, giving vacationers the freedom to explore off-beat destinations -- both at home and abroad.
With the standard of living and disposable incomes rising every day, Indians are now spending more to traverse the world.(Photo by Jp Valery on Unsplash)
With the standard of living and disposable incomes rising every day, Indians are now spending more to traverse the world.(Photo by Jp Valery on Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 05:45 PM IST
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‘Breaking monopoly’: Dalit girls in Bhopal’s first Sanskrit school

The girls, part of the 45-member group of students who took admission in Classes 6 and 9, say they have come to the school because they want to “change the perspective about (Dalits)”
Students of Government Girls Sanskrit School, Bhopal reading Bhagwat Gita. (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Students of Government Girls Sanskrit School, Bhopal reading Bhagwat Gita. (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 02, 2018 02:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByShruti Tomar
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