Thursday, March 30, 2017

Banks to remain closed on April 1: RBI

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said banks need not remain open on April 1, as against its earlier order, because it may affect the annual closing, especially in view of the State Bank of India (SBI) merger.... read..

AIBEA, AIBOA express resentment over RBI's directive to open agency banks upto Apr 1 at short notice

Chennai | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
All India Bank Employees' Association ( AIBEA) and All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA) today expressed their strong resentment to RBI over its directive on March 24 announcing at short notice that Agency Banks ---( all Public Sector banks and s... read..

Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphones

Seoul |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Samsung Electronics announced on Tuesday it will sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after production was suspended last year due to battery issues that caused fires and explosions.... read..

Award season release for George Clooney's directorial 'Suburbicon'

Los Angeles [USA] | March 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With a stellar star cast of Oscar winners like Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, it seems George Clooney is all set to compete hard for that golden statuette this time.... read..

All merger approvals received except from RBI: Cairn-Vedanta

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Natural resources major Vedanta Ltd. said on Tuesday it has received all approvals for its merger with subsidiary energy firm Cairn India, except the RBI's permission for issuing redeemable preference shares to the non-resident shareholders of Cairn.... read..

Serbia on EU path seeks to improve ties with Moscow, PM says

* Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic a frontrunner in race * Many voters remain sceptical about EU membership By Aleksandar Vasovic and Ivana Sekularac BELGRADE | Monday, Mar 27 2017 IST
Serbia is committed to European Union membership but it will work hard to improve relations with its traditional ally Russia, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told Reuters ahead of a presidential election. The poll will test the popularity of Vucic, a fron... read..

No plans to introduce new denomination notes: RBI

Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) |Sunday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India currently has no plans of introducing new denomination currencies, a senior RBI official said on Sunday.... read..

Exchange of Rs 4,500 in old notes allowed in Nepal: RBI

Kathmandu |Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national, a visiting team of the Indian central bank here hinted on Sunday.... read..

Agency banks, RBI offices to remain open till April 1

Mumbai |Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all agency banks -- all public sector banks and some private banks -- to remain open on all days between March 25 and April 1.... read..

Amy Schumer exits 'Barbie' movie

Los Angeles |Friday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Actress Amy Schumer has left the film "Barbie" over a scheduling conflict.... read..

Bitcoin issue to be taken up with RBI Governor: BJP MP

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The issue of "illegal" bitcoin will be taken up with RBI Governor Urjit Patel, who has been asked to appear before Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance on April 20, a senior BJP lawmaker said on Friday.... read..

Astronauts to spacewalk for orbiting lab's upgrade

Washington |Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Starting Friday, Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) to prepare for the future arrival of commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware, NASA said.... read..

Farm loan waiver affects credit discipline: RBI

Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Echoing State Bank of India chief Arundhati Bhattacharya's views, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor S.S. Mundra on Thursday expressed concern over farm loan waiver affecting credit discipline.... read..

Israel hails 'progress' in talks on curbing settlement expansion

Jerusalem |Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 AM IST
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said on Wednesday that there has been "significant progress" in recent US-Israeli talks about curbing the settlements expansion in the West Bank settlements, Israeli media reported.... read..
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