Six months back, like many others, I was enthralled by the Microfinance ‘success story’ in India. However, as an intern with a leading Microfinance Institution (MFI), on my first field visit- in a scanty, unsightly village in North India- as these microfinance borrowers recounted their tales, I realized that all was not hunky dory.

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The folks at the independent anti-virus testing body have been in touch with some interesting statistics.

They are finding more than one million unique malware samples a month, and presently the total amount of unique samples in their mal


Outsourcing to India appears to be the biggest trend during the recent past. It has several reasons why more and more companies are looking forward to Outsourcing to India. If we put other reasons apart the strongest reason for Outsourcing to India is the human talent this country has and that too at very low costs. Twelve months ago, anybody suggesting that India’s


The behaviour of, and trends in, lobal investment markets will affect actuaries working in all areas, as well as those who specialise in investment. It is anticipated, therefore, that the breakout sessions will dealing in investment will be well subscribed. In fact, investment instruments are becoming more accessible to the population as a whole. Take derivatives, f

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The way USA government is handling the Financial crisis is blasphemous and I believe they are living in fool’s paradise. A country which is threatened by outsourcing of jobs to country like India & China is able to dole out bailout of a Trillion dollar with such frequency!! To put things in perspective India’s GDP is around $ 1 Trillion per annum and that of


The average income of Indians would match that of US or British citizens on July 27, 2048, says software..

You might call it a vision, a conviction or even an assumption, but health expert and data visionary Hans Rosling predicts that t

Net capital inflows into India during the current fiscal will be about $50 billion, Dr C. Rangarajan, Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC), has said. Capital flows cover portfolio inflows from foreign institutional investors (FIIs), foreign direct investments and external commercial borrowing (ECBs).

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