Productivity Analysis of Commercial Banks in India: A Comparative Study of Selected Public and Private Sector Banks

Performance of the banking sector is an effective measure and indicator to check the performance of any economy to a large extent. Better functioning of banking sector may lead to the overall improvement of the economy. Present study is an attempt to appraise the productivity of selected public and private sector banks on the basis of two ratios Business per Employee and Profit per Employee. The study depicts the productivity of selected banks and groups of Indian banking sector during last 10 years from 2005-06 to 2014-15.


This paper examines profitability of acquiring company in the pre-merger and post-merger period. The selected company is Bharti Airtel Ltd. which took over Zain Africa BV. in July, 2010. Various profitability ratios are computed and statistical t-test is done for evaluation of profitability of Bharti Airtel Ltd. The results reveal no significant difference on profitability due to merger. Merger has not resulted into improving profitability of the acquiring company.

Drought-induced changes in photosynthetic performance of Triticum aestivum L.

Drought stress has multiple effects on the plantdevelopment. Photosynthesis is one of the key metabolic processes which determine plant productivity. The objective of present study was to understand the effects of drought stress on wheat var. [HI-1531(Harshita)] through fast chlorophyll a fluorescence analysis (OJIP). Various phenomenological parameters suggest that mild drought stress have no significant effect on the primary photochemistry of photosystem II (PSII) in var. HI-1531. The light harvesting complexes was found stable even in severe drought stress.

Understanding Customer behaviour in E-tailing - A Study of Nanded City

E-retailing or E-tailing means buying or selling of products or services through electronic means such as internet, mobiles etc. Electronic retailing or e-tailing can include business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales. E-tailing revenue can come from the sale of products and services, through subscriptions to website content, or through advertising. The decision of demonetization taken by the Narendra Modi government has increased the use of online payments which will definitely increase the turnover in E-retailing.

Pledging of Shares and its impact on Stocks

In global market, almost many of the companies are doing the pledging as collateral of their equity shares. There is a huge impact on stock prices if the pledging has been done by promoters’. Again, at the same time the proportion of pledging of shares does affect the stock price. The present article intends to discuss and analyze the impact of pledging of shares on stock prices.

Lead lag relation of world stock market and Indian stock market

It is said worldwide that “a stock market is a barometer of economy “. It is true with theoretical term. It means that stock market will perform only if that country’s economy is progressing. But sometime this statement doesn’t go with pace. Some country‘s stock market run abruptly though their economy was not performing. While some country’s stock Market not performed yet their economy goes excellent. This study will reveal where Indian market is in terms of market capitalization, volume on stock exchange and number of company listed on stock exchange.

The Use of ICT in English Language Learning

Information and communication technology (ICT) is a force that has changed many aspects of the way we live. ICT has been used world-wide to help people such as in business, trade, marketing, science, education and others. Now, ICT is currently being used in education to assist students to learn more effectively and help teachers to do administrative tasks more efficiently. In other words, Information Communication Technology in education has made it possible for students, teachers, specialists and researchers to collaborate with each other in diverse ways.

Study of the awareness of environmental awareness among women teacher trainees

This study was conducted to find out the environmental awareness among women teachers trainees and some variables affecting it. The sample consisted of fifty women teachers trainees studying in Colleges of Education affiliated to K.S.K.V Kachchh University, Bhuj. Normative survey method was used for the present investigations. Environmental awareness scale constructed and validated by investigator was used. Result shows that the student teachers differ significantly in their attitude towards Modernization with regard to their gender, educational qualification, area.

Sample Mean Deviation (d) Control Chart based on Six Delta Control limits

A control chart is a graphical device for representation of the data for knowing the extent of variations from the expected standard. The technique of control chart was suggested by W.A. Shewhart of Bell Telephone Company based on three sigma limits. M. Harry, the engineer of Motorola has introduced the concept of six sigma in 1980. In six sigma initiatives, it is expected to produce 3.4 or less number of defects per million of opportunities.