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  • fm arun jaitley for rationalising subsidies

    FM Arun Jaitley for rationalising subsidies

    August 16, 2014 19:16 IST

    Mumbai: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the ballooning subsidy bill needs to be lowered by rationalising the dole-outs.Stating the government should not be doling out pre-poll populist measures that increases the subsidy bill, Jaitley

  • pm s jan dhan yojana to boost financial inclusion plan sbi

    PM's 'Jan-Dhan Yojana' to boost financial inclusion plan: SBI

    August 15, 2014 20:40 IST

    Mumbai: State Bank of India today welcomed the ‘Jan-Dhan Yojana' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said it will give a boost to the government's ambitious financial inclusion drive.Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his

  • idfc appoints shankar to head financial inclusion rural biz

    IDFC appoints Shankar to head financial inclusion, rural biz foray

    August 08, 2014 17:58 IST

    Mumbai: Having received the in-principle nod to start a full-fledged bank, IDFC today appointed Ravi Shankar as the head of the proposed bank's financial inclusion and rural business initiative. Shankar, who joins the company from non

  • narendra modi will launch financial inclusion campaign

    Narendra Modi will launch financial inclusion campaign: Jaitley

    Politics | July 31, 2014 16:20 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the government's campaign for financial inclusion to ensure that 7.5 crore households that do not have access to banking have at least two accounts.The efforts will also

  • financial irregularities of rs 10 000 crore detected in

    Financial irregularities of Rs 10,000 crore detected in Bihar: CAG

    India | July 15, 2014 19:54 IST

    Patna: The Comptroller and Auditor General detected financial irregularities of over Rs 10,000 crore in Bihar government departments during the financial year 2012-13.“During our audit we detected financial management deficiencies in every government department functioning

  • fm arun jaitley s maiden budget bears high expectations

    FM Arun Jaitley's maiden Budget bears high expectations

    July 10, 2014 8:59 IST

    New Delhi: Amid high expectations from the middle class and industry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley present's his maiden budget tomorrow that may contain tax sops for the salaried, dumping of the controversial retrospective tax and

  • aiming to trim financial burden sbi to open 5k new atms

    Aiming to trim financial burden, SBI to open 5K new ATMs

    July 01, 2014 20:39 IST

    New Delhi: Even as the uncertainty over chargingusers for ATM transactions continues, nation's largest lender State Bank of India today said it will be launching up to 5,000 new ATMs this fiscal. The move is aimed

  • up has loan of rs 2.36 lakh cr from centre financial

    UP has loan of Rs 2.36 lakh cr from Centre, financial institutions

    India | July 01, 2014 18:27 IST

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today said it has a loan of Rs 2.36 lakh crore from the Centre as well as various financial institutions.“The state has loan of Rs 2,36,795.29 crore from the Centre

  • raj thackeray gives financial aid to tribal athlete

    Raj Thackeray gives financial aid to tribal athlete

    India | June 11, 2014 19:33 IST

    Nashik: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, who is on two-day visit to Nashik, today announced financial assistance of Rs 1.51 lakh to a gold medalwinning tribal woman athlete to construct her house.17-year-old Anjana Dhavalu

  • pre budget meeting with banks financial institutions on

    Pre-Budget meeting with banks, financial institutions on June 10

    June 26, 2014 19:12 IST

    New Delhi: Amidst concerns over rising bad loans, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold pre-budget consultations with heads of banks and financial institutions on June 10 to deal with the situation.The meeting with CMDs and

  • 5 indians charged with participating in visa financial fraud

    5 Indians charged with participating in visa, financial fraud

    World | May 30, 2014 13:16 IST

    New York: Five Indians, including four from the same family, have been arrested and charged with participating in a wide-ranging student visa and financial aid fraud schemes in the United States.Suresh Hiranandaney (60), his son

  • aditya birla nuvo to invest rs 350 cr in financial services

    Aditya Birla Nuvo to invest Rs 350 cr in financial services biz

    May 25, 2014 20:46 IST

    New Delhi: Diversified conglomerate Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd (ABNL) will invest Rs 350 crore in its financial services business in the current fiscal.“For 2014-15, ABNL has earmarked a capital expenditure plan of around Rs 460

  • hartal to demand early clearance of financial package for

    Hartal to demand early clearance of financial package for FACT

    India | May 12, 2014 13:09 IST

    Kochi: Private buses were off the roads and shops and commercial establishments remained shut in Ernakulam district today in support of the 12 hour hartal called by the 'Save FACT Action committee', demanding early clearance

  • africa s financial services sector presents opportunities

    Africa's financial services sector presents opportunities: report

    April 19, 2014 21:35 IST

    Johannesburg: An international logistics group has said growth in Africa's financial services sector is providing great opportunities to drive the continent's economic growth and development.In a report released here Friday, DHL Express Sub-Saharan (SSA) director

  • pakistan pm announces financial aid for drought hit area

    Pakistan PM announces financial aid for drought-hit area

    World | March 10, 2014 16:31 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday announced a Pakistani Rs.1 billion (around $9.82 million) aid package for the drought-affected people of Tharparkar district in the country's Sindh province.Sharif made the announcement during a briefing

  • financially independent wife cannot claim maintenance hc

    Financially independent wife cannot claim maintenance: HC

    India | February 23, 2014 10:41 IST

    Mumbai : Observing that a wife who is financially independent cannot claim maintenance from her estranged husband, the Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to a 61-year-old woman seeking monthly maintenance.  A division

  • badal announces rs 65 crore as financial assistance

    Badal announces Rs 65 crore as financial assistance

    India | February 19, 2014 8:52 IST

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today sanctioned Rs 65 crore as financial assistance to the kin of farmers and farm laborers who committed suicides in the state due to economic distress during the

  • arunachal meghalaya to be on rail map this financial year

    Arunachal, Meghalaya to be on rail map this financial year

    India | February 12, 2014 13:20 IST

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya will appear on Indian Railway map during this financial year, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge today promised in his Interim Rail Budget speech. The Railways is now on course to

  • sports ministry clears financial assistance for winter

    Sports Ministry clears financial assistance for Winter Olympians

    Other Sports | January 15, 2014 19:50 IST

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry Wednesday decided to give financial assistance to three sportspersons and their coaches who have qualified for the Sochi Winter Olympics, starting Feb 7.Shiva Keshavan (Luge), Himanshu Thakur (Alpine Skiing) and

  • google promises better deals at its shopping fest

    Google promises better deals at its shopping fest

    December 10, 2013 12:20 IST

    New Delhi: Internet search giant Google today announced launch of the Great Online Shopping Festival (GSOF), a mega festival bringing leading e-commerce players in India on a common platform targeting about 20 million Indians who