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Cabinet nod for continuing farmers’ loan scheme


September 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a proposal to continue interest subvention to public sector banks (PSBs), regional rural banks (RRBs), cooperatives banks and NABARD to ... 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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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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WIPRO computerises five cooperative banks


July 31st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Tuesday said it has deployed its core banking solution in five state-run cooperative banks across five country under the National Bank for ... Read more...

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Kerala to have green houses, bio-parks


July 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday gave its nod to the setting up of green houses and hi-tech bio-parks for coconut and rice in the state.Addressing reporters here ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks quick Nabard decisions to help development


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav met National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard)chairman Prakash Bakshi here in the capital city Wednesday, and pressed for ... Read more...

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UP government releases vision document for development


May 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday released a road map - 'Samagra Vikas' - for overall development of the state, which aims to fulfil promises made by ... Read more...

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Cooperative bank offers 24-hour cash deposit facility


May 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 10 (IANS) Thane Janata Sahakari Bank (TJSB), a cooperative bank, will soon offer customers the facility to deposit cash 24 hours a day at four branches in Maharashtra ... Read more...

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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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Don’t amend cooperative act without our nod: NABARD


April 4th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) said Wednesday it would oppose the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's move to amend the state ... Read more...

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NABARD registers 24.2 percent loan growth in Bengal (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) has loaned Rs.2,784.39 crore to financial institutions of West Bengal and the state government during the last ... Read more...

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NABARD registers 24.2 percent loan growth in Bengal


April 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) has loaned Rs.2,784.39 crore to financial institutions of West Bengal and the state government during the ... Read more...

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Centre for rural financing institutions to come up in Mumbai


March 21st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) A Centre for Excellence for Rural Financial Institutions (CERFI) would come up here to help regional rural banks (RRBs) and cooperative banks and other rural financial ... Read more...

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Mamata blames Left Front for ‘brutal’ land laws


March 12th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) With her government facing flak on farmer's suicides, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday slammed a law framed by the previous Left Front government ... Read more...

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Court stays information panel’s order on banks (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to give details ... Read more...

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Max Bupa bids for state health insurance in three states


October 18th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Health insurance provider Max Bupa has bid for a product distribution tender under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) scheme in three states, a top company ... Read more...

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25,300 jobs in a day! Mumbai creates Guinness record


October 13th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based NGO Swabhiman Sanghatana Thursday said it has created a new Guinness World Record by giving jobs to 25,300 unemployed youths, including physically challenged. The appointment letters ... 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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Lending to farm sector exceeds target


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Bank-lending to the farm sector rose to Rs.4,46,779 crore in 2010-11, almost 20 percent higher than the official target of Rs.3,75,000 crore, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Polaris Software eyes $100 mn revenue by 2016


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Financial technology company Polaris Software Lab Ltd. hopes to earn $100 million in five years by offering its core banking solution (CBS) and other software on ... 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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Thackeray hits back at Ajit Pawar for letting off ‘gas’


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday hit back at Ajit Pawar, deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, who had attacked him Tuesday for doing nothing for ... Read more...

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Focus to be on rural development: Yeddyurappa


May 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completed three years in office Monday, vowed to focus on rural development during the ... Read more...

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Inclusive growth biggest challenge for country: Pranab


March 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The biggest challenge for India today is to ensure inclusive growth, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.Financial inclusion is an important priority of the ... Read more...

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Biggest challenge before nation is to ensure inclusive growth: Mukherjee


March 12th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the biggest challenge before the nation today is to ensure inclusive growth.Speaking on the occasion of 106th ... Read more...

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CBS of urban cooperative banks to begin this month


December 7th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 7(IANS) Union Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar will flag off the national launch of the Core Banking Solutions (CBS) drive of Of urban cooperative banks at their two-day national meet ... Read more...

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Credit cooperative banks empowering Kashmir’s rural women


August 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanSrinagar, Aug 25 (ANI): The Government of Jammu and Kashmir, and Jammu Credit Cooperative Ltd have jointly taken initiatives to empower women by launching women credit cooperative banks in ... Read more...

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Rs.4,868 crore compensation to public sector banks


July 30th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government Friday approved compensation of Rs.4,868 crore to public sector banks for providing loans to farmers at lower interest rates. "The Cabinet today gave its approval for ... Read more...

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Andhra cooperative banks join together to save on automation


July 6th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Twenty three cooperative banks in Andhra Pradesh have hit upon a novel idea of using single core banking solution (CBS) and save on hardware and software costs. "Individually they ... Read more...

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Congress leader charges Gujarat minister with graft


February 10th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) A Congress leader Tuesday accused Gujarat's Minister of State for Home Amit Shah of accepting a Rs.2.5 crore bribe from Ketan Parekh, allegedly involved in the stock ... Read more...

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Centre disburses Rs.1.38 lakh crore agriculture credits to farmers


November 19th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov (ANI): The Union Agriculture Ministry said here on Thursday that Rs. 1.38 lakh crore have been disbursed among farmers across the country as agriculture credit up to September.This is ... Read more...

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Bharti Axa General resets its business focus on villages


October 8th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Private non-life insurer Bharti Axa General Insurance Company Ltd has decided to focus on personal lines of business, targeting people in rural and semi-urban areas, instead of its ... Read more...

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Chola MS ties up with Tamil Nadu banks to sell insurance


October 6th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Private non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Tuesday announced a tie-up with Tamil Nadu State Cooperative Bank to sell its products through two district cooperative banks. Chola MS hopes ... Read more...

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Repco Infra eyes Rs.100-crore projects in Tamil Nadu


October 3rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) City-based Repco Infrastructure Development Co is in talks with the Tamil Nadu government to develop vacant land on build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis. "We are discussing various BOT projects with the ... Read more...

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