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IMF, World Bank commend RBI role in banking supervision

New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have commended the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the remarkable progress in strengthening banking supervision. In the reports of the 2017 India Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP) – the F... read..
 

UoH School of Economics team qualifies for RBI policy challenge

Hyderabad | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST
University of Hyderabad (UoH) School of Economics team has cleared the regional round of RBI Policy Challenge 2018, a national level competition. An entry sent by a team of students comprising Atish Kumar, Madhurima Chandra, Pravesh and Soumyajit... read..
 

Dakar motorbikes leader Walkner takes nothing for granted

Chilecito (Argentina) |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Austrian motorcyclist Matthias Walkner (KTM) has said that he is concentrating on avoiding mistakes as he edges closer to becoming the first competitor from his country to win the Dakar Rally.... read..
 

PSPB, RBI favourites in Junior and Youth National TT meets

Durgapur (West Bengal) |Wednesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
All eyes will be on PSPB's Manav Thakkar when the 79th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships get underway at the Sidhu Kanu Indoor Stadium here from Thursday.... read..
 

RBI reiterates legal tender status of Rs 10 coins

New Delhi [India] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday reiterated the legal tender status of Rs. 10 coins of different designs.... read..
 

RBI to hold Town Hall Meeting on MSME related issues on Jan 19

Panaji | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Reserve Bank of India, Financial Inclusion and Development Department here will be conducting a Town Hall Meeting on Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) related issues on January 19, 2018 at Verna, around 25 km from here. According to a statement... read..
 

HC seeks report on curbing open sale of army apparel

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to file a status report on the steps taken to stop the private manufacture and sale of army apparel and gear.... read..
 

CPI(M) says withdrawal of Haj Subsidy 'arbitrary, motivated'

New delhi | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
The CPI(M) on Wednesday criticised the Union government's move to end Haj subsidy as 'arbitrary and motivated'. The left party said in a statement that the Supreme Court verdict in 2012 had given 10 years to phase out the subsidy. ''But the sudden withd... read..
 

Manav mania palpable, PSPB, RBI start favourites in national TT championship

Durgapur | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Being a superhero is not all about glitz and glamour, but setting standards. Manav Thakkar, who became the world No. 2 in Under-18 category just a couple of days ago, knows this because with great reputation comes great responsibility. The PSPB paddler'... read..
 

Two motorbike-borne youth killed in road accident in Etawah

Etawah | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST
Two persons died in road accident here at Kanpur-Agra highway in Bakewar area on Wednesday. Deputy superintendent of police Vikas Jaiswal said here that two motorbike-borne youth were severely injured, when their motorbike dashed into a tractor-troll... read..
 

Trump blames U.S. Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries.... read..
 

Trump takes on US Senator Durbin on 'racial slur'

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has said he was "totally misrepresented" by those saying he used the term "s**thole" to describe African nations last week.... read..
 

Curbing junk food ads may cut rising obesity in teens

London |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food.... read..
 

Fast-track procurement of assault rifles, carbines cleared

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, cleared a Rs 3,547 crore proposal for procurement of assault rifles and carbines on fast track basis.... read..
 

DAC approves procurement of assault rifles, carbines

New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Tuesday cleared the procurement of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines worth Rs 3,547 crores in order to meet an immediate requirement of the troops deployed along the borders.... read..
 

Trump takes on Sen Dick Durbin over 'shithole' remark

Washington | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
US President Donald Trump has said he was "totally misrepresented" by those saying he used the term "shithole" to describe African nations last week, the BBC News reported on Tuesday. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a dea... read..
 

Fast-track procurement of assault rifles, carbines cleared (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, cleared a Rs 3,547 crore proposal for procurement of assault rifles and carbines on fast track basis.... read..
 

DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund launches DSP BlackRock Arbitrage Fund

Mumbai | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd, one of the premier asset management companies in India, today announced the launch of DSP BlackRock Arbitrage Fund, an open ended equity scheme investing in arbitrage opportunities. DSP BlackRock Arbitrage Fund ... read..
 

Dispute within Judiciary is perturbing: Mayawati

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST
Expressing her concern over the dispute within the judiciary, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Monday said it would only weaken the democracy if it was not sorted out soon. She also apprehended that the BJP government at the centre could go f... read..
 

SC judges' presser against CJI 'disturbing': Shiv Sena

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Shiv Sena on Saturday said one should try to understand the reason behind the mutiny of four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court against the Chief Justice of India (CJI).... read..
 

Jammu to celebrate Lohri, harbinger of warmer days

Jammu/Srinagar |Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
The cold wave sweeping through Jammu and Kashmir further tightened its grip on the valley even as people in Jammu prepared to celebrate the Lohri festival on Saturday.... read..
 

Qatar seeks international arbitration to end Saudi-led blockade

Doha | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST
Qatar is seeking international arbitration to end the blockade imposed by three of its Gulf neighbours and Egypt. The move comes days after a UN report said the Saudi-led blockade on Qatar is "arbitrary and negatively impacting the people of the region." ... read..
 

India launches, deploys Cartosat, 30 satellites in Earth's orbit (Second Lead)

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) |Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
India on Friday deployed a remote sensing Cartosat and 30 other satellites, including 28 from six countries, into the Earth's orbit after a copybook launch of a polar rocket from its spaceport here in Andhra Pradesh.... read..
 

India launches 31 satellites, puts Cartosat-2 into orbit (Lead)

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) |Friday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
India on Friday deployed a remote sensing Cartosat and 30 other satellites, including 28 from six nations into the earth's orbit after a copybook launch from its spaceport here.... read..
 

Congress says SC judges' revolt is 'extremely disturbing'

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Friday described the comments made by four Supreme Court judges as "extremely disturbing" and appealed to the Full Court of the Supreme Court to find solutions to preserve the independence of the judiciary even as party President Rahul Gan... read..
 

December CPI inflation over 5.2%, dashing hopes of RBI rate cut (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Continuing rise in food and fuel prices pushed India's annual retail inflation rate over the five per cent-mark in December, official data showed on Friday, putting paid to hopes of an interest rate cut by the RBI in the near future.... read..
 

RBI Governor at centre of Ravi Subramanian's next thriller

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan may have stopped making headlines every other day but his tenure is enough inspiration for leading thriller writer Ravi Subramanian to pen a novel with RBI governor at its centre and demonetisatio... read..
 
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