Notwithstanding a high savings rate of 16 per cent per annum, second only to China, around 78 per cent of Indian employees still believe they are not saving enough for a comfortable retirement, says a report by Towers Watson.
Expressing unhappiness over the failure of the police to trace original documents in the 2001 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, a sessions court in Mumbai today gave them a last chance to locate the papers by September 12.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar offered an apology and a baffling explanation today after a racist slur was used to describe an African national in an official document submitted in the state legislature.
Chief Ministers must not need to make repeated requests to the Centre for work in their states, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, promising seamless Centre-State cooperation in election-bound Jharkhand.
B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped introduce the practice of yoga to a Western world awakening to the notion of an inner life, died Wednesday in the southern Indian city of Pune. He was 95. The cause was heart failure, said Abhijata Sridhar-Iyengar, his granddaughter.
Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years against army atrocities, is sitting on protest just half a kilometer from a jail hospital from where she was released on Wednesday.