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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: Army XI draw with ONGC


September 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, S Sep 10 (IANS) Holders Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)dropped precious points as they drew 1-1 with Army XI in a pool A match of the 87th MCC ... Read more...

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Ten teams for Murugappa hockey


September 5th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Ten teams, including holders ONGC, will take part in the 87th All-India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament commencing here Thursday.According to organising secretary Sanjay Gulvady, ... Read more...

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PNB hikes interest rate on fixed deposit by 0.25 percent


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) The government-run Punjab National Bank Thursday hiked interest rates on term deposit of one year period by 0.25 percent to 9 percent for both domestic and ... Read more...

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CBI arrests two PNB officials accepting bribe


July 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested two senior officials of Punjab National Bank (PNB) while accepting a nearly Rs.2 crore bribe, an official said Saturday."Manibhushan, who ... Read more...

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Nabard sanctions Rs.70 crore loan to Himachal


July 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned Rs.70.24 crore for rural infrastructure development in Himachal Pradesh, an official said here Tuesday.Funds have ... Read more...

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Greek cabinet sworn in


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Athens, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new Greek government led by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was sworn in at a ceremony in Athens Thursday.The new Cabinet comprises three parties -- ... 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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Six hurt in 15 blasts across Pakistan province


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least six people were injured in 15 blasts across Pakistan's Sindh province Wednesday, a media report said.Four blasts targeted the ATM machines of National Bank ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa opposes rate hike on rural infra loans


April 27th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to raise the interest rates on loans provided under the Rural Infrastructure Development ... Read more...

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Dhumal wants lower interest rate on NABARD loans


April 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday called for a cut in the interest rate on the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) ... 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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Belarus unveils 200,000-ruble banknote


March 13th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, March 13 (IANS) The Belarusian central bank unveiled Monday a 200,000-ruble banknote after huge devaluation of its currency last year.Belarus decided to issue the new currency note in order ... Read more...

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PNB quarterly net profit rises 5.5 percent


January 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) State-owned Punjab National Bank Tuesday reported a 5.5 percent increase in net profit at Rs.1,150 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31 as against Rs.1,089.77 crore ... Read more...

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PNB’s total business reaches Rs 6.21 lakh crore


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) State-run Punjab National Bank Sunday said its total business reached Rs 6.21 lakh crore at the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2011-12, registering a ... Read more...

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Himachal gets Rs.171.22 crore loan for rural projects


December 13th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 13 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a Rs.171.22 crore loan to Himachal Pradesh for creation of rural infrastructure, an official statement ... 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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ONGC beat Air India to win Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) defeated Air Inida 4-2 in a tie breaker to win the Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tournament at the Dhyan ... Read more...

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ONGC beat Punjab National Bank in Nehru hockey final


November 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Tournament sponsors Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) won their maiden Nehru Cup hockey title Friday, beating Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) at the National ... Read more...

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95-year-old duped of over Rs.22 lakh


October 8th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Unidentified people duped a 95-year-old retired director of Punjab and Sind Bank by withdrawing over Rs.22 lakh from his account on forged cheques, police said ... Read more...

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Deregulate savings bank account product wholly: PNB chief


August 24th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) Stressing the need to deregulate the savings account product in its entirety, a top official of the state-run Punjab National Bank Wednesday said mere deregulation of ... Read more...

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Mamata relaunches credit scheme for farmers


August 18th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday re-launched the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme to offer loans to farmers for cultivation."Under the initiative, the ... Read more...

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PNB, Allahabad Bank hike lending, deposit rates


July 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Public sector lenders Punjab National Bank, Allahabad Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce said Friday they will hike lending and deposit rates by up to 75 ... Read more...

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PNB mulls Rs.100 crore investment in proposed arm


July 6th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB) Wednesday said it is planning to invest around Rs.100 crore in its proposed Canadian subsidiary that is awaiting regulatory ... Read more...

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Andhra proposes non-banking finance body for self-help groups


June 21st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In an attempt to protect women's self-help groups (SHGs) from exploitation by micro-finance institutions (MFIs), the Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up a non-banking finance ... Read more...

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IGNOU to develop rural banking


June 14th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an autonomous institution promoted by the central government to develop ... Read more...

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Punjab sanctions Rs.122 crore for flood control projects


June 7th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 7 (IANS) In a bid to complete flood control projects ahead of the monsoon, the Punjab government has sanctioned Rs.122 crore for its drainage department, officials said Tuesday."A ... Read more...

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Belarus exchange offices run out of foreign currency


May 24th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian cash exchange bureaus ran out of foreign currency Tuesday after the sudden devaluation of the national currency and a surge in exchange rates.The National ... Read more...

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Man arrested for usurping NRI’s property


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A computer savvy man has been arrested for using forged documents to usurp the property of a non-resident Indian (NRI) in south Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Loan subvention scheme extended to fishermen (Lead, superseding previous story)


March 11th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced the extension of the existing subvention scheme for providing short term loans to fishermen at 7 percent interest, ... Read more...

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Home loan subvention scheme extended to fishermen


March 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced the extension of the existing subvention scheme for providing short term loans to fishermen at 7 percent interest ... Read more...

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Poor youth to be trained for jobs


February 11th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The rural development ministry Thursday joined hands with the Institute of Computer Accountants (ICA) for a Rs.45 crore training project meant to enable over 22,000 poor youth get ... Read more...

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Govt. grants aid for construction of rural roads in Manipur


February 7th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Rural Development has released grant in aid worth Rs. 26,83,00,000 crore for construction of rural roads in Manipur under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana ... Read more...

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ICC ban on tainted trio will damage Pak cricket: Ex-players


February 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have said the bans imposed by the International Cricket Council on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir over spot-fixing charges will damage Pakistan cricket.The ... Read more...

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