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Driver arrested for sexually assaulting minor


September 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A school cab driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a three-year-old boy in south Delhi, police said Friday.Police said cab driver Subodh was arrested Friday ... Read more...

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Pakistan bank, phone shop robbed


July 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Armed robbers Friday looted over Rs.4 million from a private bank and a mobile phone shop in Pakistan's Hyderabad city, Geo News reported.Police said the bandits ... Read more...

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Spain shelves tax case against banking magnate


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Emilio Botin, Spain's leading banker, will not face charges for tax evasion, the National Court decided after an 11-month-long investigation.The chairman of Banco Santander, his brother, ... Read more...

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Loan agent held for forgery


April 1st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A sales representative of a private bank who used forged documents for arranging car loans has been arrested here, police said Sunday.Naveen, who hails from ... Read more...

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Beijing, Shanghai gain top cities ranking


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Beijing and Shanghai have the most rapid growth in importance to high-net-worth individuals and will rank third and fourth among the world's top cities in 10 ... Read more...

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Two die in failed robbery


March 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Two robbers were killed while another was wounded but escaped Monday in a botched bank dacoity in Pakistan's port city Karachi.The robbers wearing police uniform entered ... 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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Gilani ex-aide jailed for bank fraud


January 26th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's former media coordinator Khurram Rasool was sentenced to four years in imprisonment Thursday in a bank fraud case by ... Read more...

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Bank robber shot dead in Karachi


January 11th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A bank robber who was armed with a hand grenade was gunned down by police Wednesday in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.Two other robbers, however, managed ... Read more...

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Bank of India raises interest rates on NRE term deposits


December 29th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Public Sector Bank of India Thursday said it would raise interest rates on non-resident external (NRE) accounts up to 9 percent from the new year.On ... Read more...

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Bankers revise Brazil’s growth outlook downward


December 27th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Economists at Brazil's banks have reduced their economic growth forecasts downward to 2.9 percent for 2011, the Central Bank said Monday.This is the fifth ... Read more...

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Robbers uproot ATM


December 24th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Dec 23 (IANS) A gang of robbers Friday uprooted the ATM of a bank here. Police said the ATM had Rs.7,50,000 in it.According to police, the incident took ... Read more...

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Former bank staff held for fraud


November 7th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) A 27-year-old employee of a private bank, who lost his job during recession, was arrested here Monday for duping people on the pretext of giving ... Read more...

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Over Rs.2 mn looted from Karachi bank


October 21st, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Five armed robbers decamped with more than two million rupees from a private bank in Pakistan's Karachi city, a media report said.The Daily Times report Thursday ... Read more...

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Under Chanda Kochhar, ICICI set to be in top 20 global banks: Fortune


October 5th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Chanda Kochhar, the head of India's ICICI Bank who is transforming her business with conservative lending and tactical cost cutting, is "also wildly ambitious" and aims ... Read more...

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CPI leader gets taste of loan recovery agents’ methods


September 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader R. Nallakannu Friday got a taste of the tactics employed by loan recovery agents of a private bank when he ... Read more...

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Karachi bank looted of Rs.3.8 mn


August 27th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) At least seven gunmen stormed into a private bank in Karachi and walked away with Rs.3.8 million in cash in the 10th robbery this year and ... Read more...

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ATM thieves arrested


August 19th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three people were arrested for allegedly stealing over Rs.1 crore from various ATMs of a private bank across the national capital region, police said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Stock market surges back


August 12th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US stock market opened on Thursday fairly better than it did on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average recovered from the record losses it made ... Read more...

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In five minutes, Pakistani bank robbed of Rs.4.6 mn


August 6th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Six robbers managed to run away with Rs.4.6 million (over $53,000) from a private bank in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in an operation that lasted ... Read more...

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Chatterjee Group to set up private bank in Bengal


July 7th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) is looking at setting up a private bank in West Bengal.Talking to reporters after a meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at ... Read more...

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China condemns terror attacks in Pakistan


June 14th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) China Tuesday condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan, saying it will maintain its firm support to the Pakistani government and its people for the ... Read more...

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Taliban bomber blows himself up at Islamabad bank


June 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a private bank in Islamabad Monday, killing himself and a security guard, media ... Read more...

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Two killed in Islamabad bank bombing (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A security guard was killed and several people were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a private bank in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Better 3G services: the wait could be longer


May 29th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The promise of high-end phone services by mobile firms through the much-hyped third generation (3G) telecom technology seems to have hit a roadblock as ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans contribute to Hazare’s anti-graft campaign


May 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Scores of Bangaloreans are chipping in with money and time to drum up support for the battle against corruption and to welcome social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Seven held for kidnapping boy in Uttar Pradesh


March 12th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 12 (IANS) Seven people, including two MBA degree holders and two housewives, were arrested here for kidnapping a seven year-old-boy, police said Saturday. The minor was ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh burglary in Delhi


March 5th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A bank manager's house in the national capital was burgled of cash and jewellery worth over Rs.10 lakh, police said Saturday."Suresh Bajaj, 34, a resident ... Read more...

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Bank using profits to fund militants: Dhaka minister


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) A bank in Bangladesh is spending eight percent of its profits to fund militants in the country, State Minister for Home Shamsul Huq Tuku has alleged.The Islami Bank ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Afghan bank attack


February 19th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight people were killed and 60 injured when gunmen attacked a bank Saturday in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, the interior ministry said.Seven militants, including three suicide bombers, ... Read more...

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Spain posts positive revision of 2010 GDP figure


February 12th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy shrank 0.1 percent in 2010, a better showing than the 0.3 percent contraction forecast by the government, said the National Statistics Institute, or INE.The INE's ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank customers can now withdraw cash at shops


January 18th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The country's largest private bank ICICI Tuesday said its customers would be able to withdraw cash using debit cards at approved merchant establishments even if they choose not ... Read more...

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Axis Bank’s quarterly net profit jumps 36 percent


January 17th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Helped by higher interest revenues, Axis Bank, India's third largest private bank, Monday reported a 36 percent increase in its net profit for the third quarter of the ... Read more...

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Vatican bank sets up anti-money-laundering unit to end financial scandals


December 30th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by ANI
Rome (Italy), Dec. 30 (ANI): The Vatican has announced the setting up of an anti-money laundering unit to make its financial dealings more transparent and bring it into line with international legislation ... Read more...

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Banker assaulted, robbed in Delhi


December 14th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A bank manager was beaten up and robbed of his money by unidentified men in north Delhi Tuesday, police said.Sanjay Giri, who works with a private bank ... Read more...

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