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'India should not be singled out as the obstructionist'

India has said that developed countries should "not expect miracles" at the key Copenhagen climate summit in December and the goals sought for emission controls should be more "realistic." "We......

Bad old moneylenders are back with a vengeance

In his valedictory address at the Microfinance India Summit in New Delhi on Wednesday, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh may have called microfinance "a discredited model" in "a danger......

Microcredit: Why India is failing

In the K R Puram slum in Bangalore, India, a group of 15 women gather in a small, muggy living room. The electricity comes and goes, turning the fan and the single bare lightbulb on and off. Flies......

FM hopeful of early passage of micro finance Bill

Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday the proposed Bill on micro-finance institutions will provide adequate legislative framework for development and regulation of the sector.The Micro......

Don't over-regulate MFIs, teaser loans: Economist

Chief economic advisor in the finance ministry, Kaushik Basu, said on Thursday there should not be too much financial regulation with regard to microfinance institutions and teaser loan rates......

Want to be an entrepreneur? Don't miss this!

Vijay Mahajan, chairman, Basix, a company involved in microfinancing and providing and sustaining rural livelihoods, spoke about various stages of an enterprise and different evolutionary stages of......
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Ties That Bind

Locker Room Tales Bandhan was ranked 2nd among the world's top 50 MFIs by Forbes in 2007 He travelled to Kathmandu from Varanasi by road for... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?290332
Firms investing in social sector have deployed $1.6 bn in India since 2000

Sectors like microfinance institutions, financial inclusion and healthcare together received 82% of the investment. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Impact... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/LYKwhmHPyzu4Q9rHBgKsuM/Firms-investing-in-social-sector-have-deployed-16-bn-in-I.html
Social enterprise takes smart products to rural poor

By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A start-up Indian social enterprise has come up with an innovative solution to one of the... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/11/india-social-enterprise-poor-idINDEEA3A08S20140411
G20 nations should address exploitation of children, says Dr. Jayakumar Christian

I nternational aid and development organisation World Vision today called on G20 decision-makers representing 85 per cent of global GDP to take... ...

http://chennaionline.com/City360/City-Feature/20142709042712/G20-nations-should-address-exploitation-of-children-says-Dr-Jayakumar-Christian.col
Sankalp Summit features comprehensive India Impact Investment story

Sankalp Unconvention Summit 2014 kicks off today in Mumbai drawing more than a thousand people from over 30 countries. In its sixth year now, the... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/states/sankalp-summit-features-comprehensive-india-impact-investment-story/article5888202.ece

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