31 Mar 2015
Mumbai: In the wake of unseasonal rain damaging thousands of acres of standing crops in many states, Nabard said it is committed to supporting regional rural banks and co-operative banks with liquidity support from a specially created Rs 1,600 crore fund.
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).
17 Apr 2015
Hyderabad: Noting that the Land Acquisition and several other important Bills would be taken up during the Parliament session resuming this month, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Congress and other opposition parties should help in passing them.
25 Jun 2013
The Reserve Bank of India tightened restrictions on gold lending on Tuesday for regional rural banks and said the restrictions also extend to units of gold exchange traded funds (ETF) and units of gold mutual funds, to tame demand for the yellow metal and rein-in a record high current account gap.
06 Sep 2016
Vientiane: Senior officials from across South-East Asia met in the Laos capital Vientiane Monday ahead of the arrival of regional and world leaders for the Asean 28th and 29th Summits, and 11th East Asia Summit from Tuesday to Thursday.
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.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Indian state-run banks have collectively made an operating profit of nearly Rs 35,000 crore this fiscal, but the massive provisioning for bad debts has pared their net profit down to Rs 222 crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday, adding they had finally turned the corner and reported a cumulative net profit.
03 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In a sign of India's growing influence in southeast Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that, as partners, India and Vietnam should jointly face regional challenges.
20 Nov 2012
Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet heads of public sector banks and chief ministers of Southern states on Tuesday in Bengaluru to review the credit needs of the region and the progress of central schemes.
02 Sep 2016
Mumbai: It was business as usual for public transport in Mumbai despite one-day nationwide strike call given by central trade unions, while it evoked a mixed response in rural Maharashtra.