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Rural consumers spending more than urban peers: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:18

Divergence between rural and urban India continues to widen, with rural population's spending capacity remaining higher than their urban peers in almost all categories of spending, says a report.

For urban India, family matters!

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 23:32

The preference for joint families in urban areas has produced greater financial stability.

Rural areas can become back offices for urban India: Pitroda

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 23:16

Rural areas in India can operate as back offices for the country's urban centres, like Bangalore has emerged as a crucial centre for the US, National Innovation Council Chairman Sam Pitroda said Wednesday.

Urban India seeks ‘agarbati’ as magic wand!

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 17:36

India has long been known for its spiritual and religious beliefs all over the world.

Rural India consumption growth outpaces urban areas: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 16:13

Between 2009-10 and 2011-12, additional spending by rural India was Rs 3.75 lakh crore, significantly higher than Rs 2.9 lakh crore by urbanites, according to the study by credit ratings agency Crisil.

Diabetes, hypertension on the rise in urban India

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012, 16:14

Latest government survey reveals that one in every seven people could be suffering from hypertension and one in nine from diabetes.

Working women in urban India put career ahead of motherhood

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 00:50

Working women in urban areas give precedence to their career and professional ambitions over plans to start a family, a study said on Thursday.

500 mn Indians need new homes over the next decade: Ficci

Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 11:04

As many as half a billion Indians would need new homes in the country's various cities over the next decade, a requirement equivalent to all of China, North America and Western Europe put together, a report

Low internet literacy even in urban India: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 19:14

Sachin Pilot has promised that a `twenty-first century` infrastructure would be set up for high speed broadband access.

Low internet literacy even in urban India: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 18:30

`Only about 25 per cent graduates in India have the skills that deem them fit to work for multinational companies`.

Price rise sharper in rural India, shows data

Last Updated: Monday, June 20, 2011, 23:47

The consumer price index for rural areas jumped by 9 percent in May, while that for urban areas rose by 5 percent.

Plan big, think big for urban India, says PM

Last Updated: Thursday, December 03, 2009, 18:12

Worried over "urban chaos becoming a way of life", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called for radical reforms for the future of urban India.