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Public sector banks to disburse Rs.6 lakh crore farm loans: Chidambaram


August 25th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu), Aug 25 (IANS) Government-owned banks have a target to disburse agriculturale loan to the tune of Rs.600,000 crore during the current fiscal - Rs.25,000 crore higher than ... Read more...

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ICAI favours keeping banks’ current advance limit unchanged


August 24th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will appeal to the finance minister to retain the current advance limit of bank branches for purpose ... Read more...

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Banking services hit for second day in India (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Banking services were paralysed for a second straight day Thursday as almost one million employees of public and private sector banks struck work protesting against ... Read more...

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Banking services in Bengal paralysed for second day


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Banking services in West Bengal remained paralysed for the second consecutive day Thursday, the last day of the two-day nationwide stir called by employees of ... Read more...

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926 bank branches to accept advance income tax


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) In a bid to make tax filing easier, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednesday directed 926 branches of public and private sector banks in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Bank strike hits financial sector in India (Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking transactions across India were severely affected Wednesday as employees of most public sector banks and some private and foreign banks went on a two-day ... Read more...

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Banking activity in Bengal comes to standstill


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking activities in West Bengal came to a standstill as most union members joined the two-day nationwide strike from Wednesday to protest against the proposed Banking ... Read more...

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Two-day bank strike from Wednesday


August 20th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) All business and commercial activities across the country are likely to be crippled as the entire banking industry employees would go on a two-day strike starting ... Read more...

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Two Britons arrested for Hollywood-style heists


June 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 30 (IANS) Two Britons, arrested for trying to steal ATMs from three banks in Thailand, said they were inspired by the robbery shown in the Hollywood action movie ... Read more...

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Shift thrust to MSME sector: Northeastern states


June 14th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) The Forum of Industries and Commerce Ministers of North Eastern States (FICMNES) Thursday asked the central government to shift the thrust from big industries to micro, ... Read more...

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GDA to seal banks working from residential premises


June 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 12 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice for sealing 59 bank branches which have been found operating from residential premises in the city.The banks have ... Read more...

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Himachal asks banks to invest in infrastructural financing


June 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday asked banks to invest in infrastructural financing and focus on micro financing in the state.Addressing bankers here, Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy ... Read more...

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Information about Memorial Day closings


May 28th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Numerous businesses all over the US will be closed today, Monday 28th, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. All non emergency local and federal offices, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Amarnath pilgrimage registration from May 7


April 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start ... Read more...

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Strike affects banking services in Punjab, Haryana (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Banking services across Punjab and Haryana were affected Tuesday as employees of various nationalised banks joined the nationwide 24-hour strike call given by 11 trade unions ... Read more...

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Two banks firebombed in Chile


February 28th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Two masked people set off fire bombs Monday at two bank branches in Santiago, causing damage but no injuries, Chilean police said.A Banco Santander office and ... Read more...

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Police gun down five ‘robbers’ in Chennai (Third Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Five men who allegedly robbed two banks were shot dead in a residential area here in a midnight gunbattle that also left two policemen wounded, police ... Read more...

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Police gun down five robbers in Chennai (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Five young men who allegedly robbed a bank were shot dead in a residential locality here in a sensational midnight gunbattle which also left two policemen ... Read more...

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Five robbers shot dead by police in Chennai (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) In a midnight gunbattle at a residential locality here, Tamil Nadu police shot dead five people suspected to be involved in robberies at two suburban bank ... Read more...

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Four die in Brazil plane crash


February 17th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed when their small aircraft crashed Thursday in the northern state of Para, authorities said.The plane, a Beechcraft Baron operated by Norte ... Read more...

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Noida seals offices in residential areas


February 1st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 1 (IANS) The Noida Authority Wednesday began implementing the Supreme Court directive against commercial establishments being run from residential areas, sealing 11 premises, including eight banks.The establishments ... Read more...

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Five held for cheating finance company


January 31st, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Five people, including two officials from a private bank, accused of taking loans worth over Rs.2 crore by depositing fake gold biscuits, have been arrested, ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to stop bank robberies


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan has formed a committee that would recommend steps to prevent bank robberies.Interior Minister Rehman Malik constituted the committee for preparing recommendations within three weeks for ... Read more...

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Pakistan businesses want trade barriers to India cut


December 7th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan's business leaders have called for minimisation of tariff and non-tariff barriers with India and treating it as a "routine trade partner.""India and Pakistan are ... Read more...

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Vodafone, HDFC Bank launch mobile banking in Rajasthan


November 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chomu (Rajasthanr), Nov 26 (IANS) Leading telecom service provider Vodafone India and private lender HDFC Bank Saturday launched "m-paisa", a mobile banking service in Rajasthan to enable millions of ... Read more...

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RBI, 926 branches of banks to accept advance income tax


November 10th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and 926 computerised branches of public and private sector banks will receive advance income tax in Mumbai in a bid ... Read more...

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U.S. federal regulators close First International Bank in Texas


October 1st, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Federal regulators on Friday evening closed the First International Bank in Texas, raising the total number of bank failures in the United States so far this year ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to open bank branches on reciprocal basis


September 29th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India and Pakistan have agreed to open bank branches on a reciprocal basis in a bid to facilitate the flow of investment and trade, the ... Read more...

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India, China helping decrease global inequality: IMF


September 12th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Even as inequality is getting worse in many countries, the rise of India and China has contributed to the decrease in global inequality, according to the ... Read more...

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Bank branches to come up in 43,000 new rural areas


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government has told banks to open branches in over 43,000 new rural locations during the current financial year that would bring all habitations with ... Read more...

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Masked robbers loot over Rs.5 lakh in Kashmir


August 17th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Unidentified masked gunmen Wednesday robbed a local bank in south Kashmir's Shopian district, decamping with over Rs.5 lakh (half a million).A senior police officer said: "Some ... Read more...

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City Union Bank to expand reach


July 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) The private City Union Bank (CUB) will be expanding its retail reach by setting up more branches and ATMs this fiscal, said the bank's managing director ... Read more...

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Pranab to review banks’ performance


July 7th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet chief executives of public sector banks and financial institutions Friday to review their annual performance, a statement said.The ... Read more...

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Rural banks in Bengal facing staff, skill deficit


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Not all is well with the Regional Rural Banks in West Bengal that are plagued by inadequate staff, lack of required technical upgradation and the authorities' ... Read more...

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25 paise, or ‘chavanni’, is dead (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) The 25 paise coin, popularly known as 'chavanni' and which first came into being in 1950, died an official death Wednesday.According to the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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