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UP, Bihar worst performers in Ayushman Bharat

UP, Bihar worst performers in Ayushman Bharat

Finance
NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the top two states in terms of number of beneficiaries, remain the worst performers under Ayushman Bharat while Kerala has outdone both these big states combined in the number of hospital admissions and the amount of claims raised despite joining the national health protection scheme almost six months late. While UP reported about 230,000 hospital admissions and Bihar about 120,000, Kerala was way ahead with nearly 600,000 hospital admissions under the scheme till date, according to details provided by the Union Health Ministry to Parliament on Friday. Gujarat was the best performer, with a million hospital admissions and claims worth Rs 1,519 crore. UP raised claims worth Rs 247 crore and Bihar just Rs 104 crore while Kerala, which joined the scheme in...
The worst money mistakes these top advisors have seen investors make

The worst money mistakes these top advisors have seen investors make

Finance
Witthaya Prasongsin | Moment | Getty ImagesIrish author James Joyce wrote in his novel "Ulysses" that a genius makes no mistakes. "His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery," he wrote. Talk about hindsight being 20/20. Joyce's spin aside, mistakes can indeed be learning experiences — and we all make them, especially when it comes to finances.Financial advisors make a living trying to help clients steer clear of error when it come to managing money but mistakes do happen. Sometimes it's a matter of sage advice not taken, other times entrenched bad habits or beliefs that just won't yield to common sense. We asked advisors from firms that made the FA 100 list what the worst money misstep they've ever seen a client or other investor make was. Their replies follow.California Fi
Renee Zellweger on Judy, Hollywood and being her own worst critic

Renee Zellweger on Judy, Hollywood and being her own worst critic

Entertainment
By Claire Gregory, arts and entertainment reporter Renee Zellweger has told Sky News she is her own worst critic, saying she feels a responsibility not to let others down when making her films.The Hollywood star is best known for playing Bridget Jones, but has also won an Oscar, a BAFTA and several Golden Globe awards for her roles in films such as Cold Mountain, Nurse Betty and Chicago. Image: The film focuses on a period of time towards the end of Garland's life Now, after a few years out of the spotlight, she has transformed herself once again for her latest role as Judy Garland, which is already being tipped for awards in 2020.But after a career spanning more than 25 years, Ze...
It’s confirmed: For private sector salaries, this was the worst year in a decade

It’s confirmed: For private sector salaries, this was the worst year in a decade

Finance
If your salary hike this year was nowhere close to what you were hoping for, don't let it leave you feeling left out: You are hardly the only one to be left high and dry. Data from CMIE has just confirmed that appraisals were low everywhere in this season of discontent as Indian employers across the board firmly drew a line on their salary outgo. With sales numbers falling all around, private sector salary growth in the country in 2018-19 was the worst in 10 years (since 2009-10), a Hindustan Times analysis of CMIE's Prowess Database found. This, along with relevant data from critical sectors, serves to provide a clear peek into the state of the Indian economy and the hands that run it: the worker. Double whammy or triple? Combined with rising unemployment, the fall in salary growth makes ...
Manufacturing in worst decline for six years as economy fears deepen

Manufacturing in worst decline for six years as economy fears deepen

Business
By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter Britain's manufacturing sector suffered its worst month since 2013 in June as it endured a hangover from Brexit stockpiling earlier in the year, according to new figures.The downturn - also blamed on reduced exports amid a global slowdown - prompted factory employers to cut jobs for the third month in a row and added to fears over the wider economy. It comes after the Bank of England recently cut its UK growth forecast for the second quarter to zero, as no-deal Brexit fears and the US-China trade war weigh on demand.Other forecasters think UK GDP is likely to have shrunk in the April-June period.The latest reading of 48.0 from the closely-watched IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) ...