01 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Against the backdrop of complaints of pensioners' harassment, the government has directed banks not to insist that retired government employees be physically present for giving life certificates for continuation of pension.
29 Jan 2015
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has exempted Regional Rural Banks with assets less than USD 175 million to register with the US Internal Revenue System under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
28 Feb 2015
New Delhi: In order to improve governance of public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday proposed setting up autonomous banks board bureau for helping lenders raise capital for meeting expansion needs. New Delhi: In order to improve governance of public sector banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday proposed setting up autonomous banks board bureau for helping lenders raise capital for meeting expansion needs.
25 Feb 2015
Washington: Teenaged girls who live in rural areas are more likely to have undiagnosed asthma than their male counterparts and very often are also at a higher risk of depression, says a study.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Government will roll out a pilot project to give a digital boost to the flagship rural job scheme MNREGA in gram panchayats to ensure its better implementation through mobile monitoring system.
24 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Public sector banks will remain closed on second and fourth Saturdays, according to an agreement reached between apex body of bank managements India Banks Association (IBA) and employee unions.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Enthused by initial response, the government has revised upwards target for opening of accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) from 7.5 crore to 10 crore by January 26.
25 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Banks and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) planning to provide investment advisory services have to obtain approvals from both the RBI and the SEBI.
24 Feb 2015
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Tuesday expressed discontent over the pattern of rural development fund released by the Centre.
21 Feb 2015
Munger (Bihar): Security forces on Saturday destroyed a regional headquarters of Maoists and arrested three rebels besides recovering a huge cache of arms in Bhimbandh forest area in this district.