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JNU, Presidency College alumni Abhijit 'Jhima' Banerjee wins Nobel in Economics for his work to alleviate poverty

His wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were joint winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics for their experiment-based approach that has transformed development economics

Published on 14th October 2019
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Meet Sridevi Londhe, Mumbai University's first official transgender graduate 

Sridevi always wanted to become a doctor but was not able to do so because of her family's economic constraints. We find out more about the struggles she had to face along the way

Published on 12th October 2019
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US judge rules Harvard University not discriminating against Indians, other Asians but promotes racial diversity

Affirmative action programmes that favour minorities previously discriminated against were legal as long as they used race-neutral criterion like economic status

Published on 2nd October 2019
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This Kerala designer kickstarted a campaign to help young followers of Greta Thunberg live a greener life

Titled For A Greta Cause, the guidelines range from using cloth bags and ink pens. Most options are economical too

Published on 26th September 2019
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SCERT to introduce technical dictionary for Kerala PSC aspirants to understand Malayalam translations of jargons easily

SCERT has already compiled a technical dictionary in Malayalam for History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, Mathematics and more

Published on 26th September 2019
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Delhi students are sending Economics books to Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday. Here's why

In a symbolic protest organised by the student political organisation AISA, students and young people in Delhi are sending Economics books to the minister

Published on 25th September 2019
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UGC NET 2019: NTA introduces almost a 25 per cent fee hike in all categories

The application fee for OBC/ Economically Weaker Section (EWS) candidates has also been increased from Rs 400 to Rs 500 

Published on 14th September 2019
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Indian School of Business Launches Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme

Founded on the understanding that investing in women entrepreneurs leads to economic growth and stronger communities, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women has reached more than 10,000 women from 56 countries 

Published on 9th September 2019
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DU releases eight cut-off list: List of seats available and how you can get them

At Hindu College, BA (Honours) Economics is available at a cut-off of 97.62 per cent, while at Daulat Ram College, the same course is available at a cut-off of 95.75 per cent

Published on 27th August 2019
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BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley dies: Some lesser-known facts about the former finance minister

With Jaitley as the finance minister, the Modi govt was able to take up several key economic initiatives like demonetisation and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Published on 24th August 2019
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Aadhaar Explained: Is the Big Daddy really watching?

The Aadhaar and its potential to be dangerous for everyone across socio-economic groups has been the talk of the town for more than a few years now, but there has been no conclusive verdict

Published on 7th August 2019
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Union Budget 2019: ISRO to have a PSU commercial arm soon

The NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) will serve as the commercial arm of department of space to tap the economic benefits of ISRO's research and development wing

Published on 5th July 2019
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Union Budget 2019: Greater women participation is needed, says Finance Minister

The government believes social-economic transformation is taking place because of women participation in last one decade," says Nirmala Sitharaman

Published on 5th July 2019
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Union Budget 2019: Expenditure on education has been low throughout first phase of NDA, says Economic Survey

The Economic Survey also states that the last five years has seen a downward trend in educational investment

Published on 4th July 2019
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Significant decline in enrolment in elementary schools by 2040, says Economic Survey 2019

The first Economic Survey of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government's second tenure has been tabled in the Parliament just one day before the Union Budget 2019

Published on 4th July 2019

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