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SBI commits itself to financial inclusion
Washington: The World Bank Group and a broad coalition of partners, including the State Bank of India, have made commitments that will help promote financial inclusion and achieve universal financial access by the year 2020.Galvanising private-sector investment and innovation to accelerate universal financial access, including through enabling policy and regulatory frameworks, was the focus of a...
India to grow at 7.5 pc in 2015: Moody's   17 April, 2015
New Delhi:  A week after it revised its outlook on India to positive from stable, international credit rating major Moody's pegged India's growth at 7.5 per cent for 2015."India’s economy is on a cyclical upswing. Forward looking indicators suggest domestic demand is gathering momentum," said Faraz Syed, associate economist, Moody’s Analytics. According to the...
Modi courts Canada banks, insurers, pension funds   17 April, 2015
Top executives at Canada's largest banks, insurers and pension funds sounded bullish over investing in India after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is making the first bilateral visit to Canada by an Indian premier for 42 years.Modi held a roundtable with the heads of major Canadian financial institutions in Toronto on Thursday, stressing that his government is focused on reducing...
Modi's coal turnaround to ease chronic power cuts   16 April, 2015
New Delhi: Fewer power cuts are likely in India this summer after a surge in output at Coal India helped generators amass record stocks, a turnaround for Narendra Modi who had to battle a power crisis within months of becoming prime minister last May.Fast-track mine approvals, tighter production oversight and more flexibility in coal sales have helped power station stocks recover from a six-year...
Boardroom on wheels   11 April, 2015
In 2008, Shashank Mani, chairman of a nonprofit charitable organisation, Jagriti Sewa Sansthan, was fast asleep on a train berth when his phone rang. It was 9pm and the eminent water expert on the other end of the line was irate: he had not been picked up from a station near Ernakulam, Kerala. Mani assured him that he would be picked up at the next station but again, the train hurtled past....
BMW reveals wearable device for MINI drivers   14 April, 2015
TCS heads towards biggest fall in over three months   17 April, 2015
Lending firms cut home loan rates   14 April, 2015
Modi vows to 'clean up mess' in India   16 April, 2015
Flipkart walks away from Airtel Zero platform   14 April, 2015
Net neutrality row grows louder, hit   16 April, 2015
Regulatory puzzle   11 April, 2015
Common thread   11 April, 2015
Let workers have quality family time   14 April, 2015
Strong attachment   11 April, 2015
March consumer price inflation eases to 3-month low   14 April, 2015
Indian economic reforms on right track: US   14 April, 2015
Indian growth engine re-energised: Modi   13 April, 2015
Modi woos German investors with stable tax regime   13 April, 2015
China to blacklist its unruly tourists   11 April, 2015
India's GDP growth rate to reach 8 pc by 2017: WB   14 April, 2015
RBI warns public against 'balance checking' app   11 April, 2015
'Satyam verdict will act as deterrent'   10 April, 2015
Modi praises small businesses   09 April, 2015
Saudi keen to participate in Make in India   08 April, 2015
Semi hi-speed EMUs set to zoom past bullet train plans   08 April, 2015
Money Order goes the telegram way   05 April, 2015
Govt instituting rational framework for land acquisition: Modi   13 April, 2015
Islamabad shops to close early to save energy   09 April, 2015
SBI to soon disburse loans in 10 days   03 April, 2015
RBI unlikely to change repo rate   02 April, 2015
Railways give shine to ties as Modi set to visit China   06 April, 2015
Facebook out to woo Chinese firms   31 March, 2015
RBI leaves policy rates, reserve ratios unchanged   07 April, 2015
SBI gets approval to divest 10% stake in Life Insurance   31 March, 2015
Lanka to resume road projects with China   30 March, 2015
Australia to join China-proposed Asian bank   29 March, 2015
Govt to invest $10 bn in chip manufacturing units   27 March, 2015
Room still for people to come clean on black money: Jaitley   06 April, 2015
China unveils action plan on Silk Belt, Road initiative   28 March, 2015
Oil prices surge after Saudi air strikes in Yemen   26 March, 2015
SC allows finalisation of telecom spectrum bids   26 March, 2015
High Chinese cost opportunity for Indian industry: Jaitley   27 March, 2015
PM appeals to well off people to give up subsidised LPG   27 March, 2015
Highest disinvestment proceeds this fiscal: Jaitley   25 March, 2015
SBI to dilute stake in its general insurance venture to 49%   26 March, 2015
Spectrum auction concludes after 19 days   25 March, 2015
Sun-Ranbaxy $4 billion merger completed   24 March, 2015
Handmade products exude warmth and love: Study   25 March, 2015
Lean and mean   21 March, 2015
Green flight   24 March, 2015
Stellar power   25 March, 2015
SpiceJet enters deal with aircraft lessor for dues   23 March, 2015
Debt conversion norms for distressed companies relaxed   23 March, 2015
SC notice to centre, Essar on babu-corporates nexus   23 March, 2015
Coal Mines Bill passed by Rajya Sabha   21 March, 2015
Jindal 'puzzled' as its bids for coal blocks rejected   21 March, 2015
Anti-black money bill tabled in Lok Sabha   20 March, 2015
Yahoo shuts China operations   19 March, 2015
Tough decisions as endgame nears for Sahara   23 March, 2015
French ban on skinny models justified: Study   19 March, 2015
'India to import Iraqi oil to fill strategic reserves'   19 March, 2015
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