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Chronic diseases account for 60% of deaths in India: Report

The cost of these diseases which occur in the form of various ailments like diabetes, strokes and hypertension is between 4% and 10% of the country’s GDP.

The significance of Health Insurance for your Life

You never know when you or your family member will have an accident or get sick. Having good health insurance provides you with an affordable way to get medical care when you need it.

DNA: The disturbing case of shrinking farmer population in India

Recent reports and figures reveal a shrinking farmer population in India, which is primarily an agriculture-based country.

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DNA test of India's economic growth before Union Budget 2015

Before Union Budget 2015, people should know about the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to understand the economic growth of the country.

Govt plans to raise public health spend to 2.5% of GDP

The draft National Health Policy (NHP) proposes to raise public health expenditure to 2.5 per cent of the GDP and general taxation is envisaged to be the major source of financing for the health sector, the government Friday said.

Emission intensity of GDP to be reduced by 20-25% by 2020

The emission intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will be reduced by 20-25 per cent by 2020 from the 2005 level without reckoning the emissions from agriculture sector, Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Budget Session: Watch President Pranab Mukherjee's full speech

Watch the full speech of President Pranab Mukherjee during the Parliament's Budget Session.

India to witness major changes in medical education

 India will see major changes in medical education and healthcare within the next couple of years, renowned cardiac surgeon Devi Shetty said today as he called for technology enabled solutions to address pressing health issues.

Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards 2015: Honouring our farmers

Agriculture provides the principal means of livelihood for the major Indian population. Mahindra instituted Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards to recognize & reward the purposeful contributions by farmers and agri institutions towards the development of Indian Agriculture.

India lags far behind China, US in R&D expenditure: Harsh Vardhan

While India wants to be at par with countries like China and US in the field of science and technology, it's investment lags far behind these countries.

India may see rating upgrade in 2015: Deepak Parekh

Zee Business Bureau Chief Mihir Bhatt caught up with HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh on his views on Indian Economy, Capital Markets, Reforms and way forward. Excerpts from his interview.

Child under-nutrition costs India 2-3% of GDP: World Bank

India loses 2-3 per cent of its GDP every year due to under-nutrition among children in the age group of up to 2 years, a World Bank report said Thursday.

BJP hails Modi Govt's efforts in bringing down inflation

Lauding the Government for its efforts in bringing down inflation, BJP on Wednesday said it is the result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and the steps taken by him in the last four months.

Sweden asylum seekers to hit two-decade high

The number of asylum seekers arriving in Sweden may reach its highest in two decades because of people fleeing Syria and Iraq, whose arrival could push immigration costs close to 1 percent of GDP in a country where tension over new arrivals is rising.

DNA: 100 days of Modi govt- Major hits and misses

As Narendra Modi completes 100 days in office, we look at the major hits and misses of his govt.

100 days of Modi govt: Are 'Acche din' here?

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 100 days in office,we track how he fared in these days and was he able to fulfil his promises of Acche din.

100 days of Modi govt: Are 'Acche din' here?-Part 2

As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 100 days in office,we track how he fared in these days and was he able to fulfil his promises of Acche din.

100 days of Modi govt: Are 'Acche din' here?-Part 2

As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 100 days in office,we track how he fared in these days and was he able to fulfil his promises of Acche din.

Drugs, prostitution worth 10bn pounds to British economy

The inclusion of illegal activities such as prostitution and drugs into national accounts would add about 10 billion pounds to national output, Britain`s statistics office said Thursday.