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(LtoR) Interim FM P Goyal,economic affairs secretary SC Garg at the Third Annual Meeting of the AIIB in Mumbai on Sunday 

AIIB funds for OBOR projects:Govt refuses to spell out stance

Economy       Jun 24, 2018

  Mumbai:  New Delhi today declined to spell out its stance on a possible funding of a project linked to Beijing's ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). "These things (loan proposals) are discussed at the board level and...

Govt to improve norms for auditors, corp professionals

Risk Management       Jun 24, 2018

  New Delhi: The government is working to improve the regulations for auditors and corporate professionals as it looks to strengthen the "fabric of corporate governance" in the country, according to Union Minister P P Chaudhary.   His comments come against the backdrop of some auditing entities...

Bankers look for insurance for meeting litigation costs

Non Life-News       Jun 22, 2018

  Mumbai: In view of the recent spate of chargesheets and arrests of bankers by several  government investigative agencies, the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA), the official representative body of the Indian banking industry, has sought to buy insurance covers for bankers to ensure indemnity against frivolous...

Using Aadhaar biometric data for investigating crimes not allowed: UIDAI

Risk Management       Jun 22, 2018

  New Delhi: A day after NCRB made a case for limited Aadhaar data access for the police to crack crimes, UIDAI on Friday asserted that use of Aadhaar biometric data for criminal investigation is not allowed under the Aadhaar Act.   It also informed that Aadhaar...

Power ministry may make 24 degree as default setting ACs

Health       Jun 22, 2018

  New Delhi: Power Minister RK Singh said on Friday that the government will consider making 24 degree Celsius as mandatory default setting for air conditioners within a few months. At a meeting with Singh, AC makers were also advised to have labelling indicating the optimum...

LIC likely to pick up 40% stake in  IDBI Bank 

Life-News       Jun 22, 2018

  Mumbai: IDBI Bank shares jumped as much as 5.9 per cent to Rs 61.15, their biggest intraday percentage gain since June 7, on the report.that the Government is considering to divest 40-43 per cent stake in IDBI Bank to Life Insurance Corporation of India, potentially...

AVIVA launches Online Will Writing Service

Wealth Management       Jun 22, 2018

  New Delhi: Aviva Life Insurance has launched ``Will Writing Service’’, an end-to-end digital service, for customers who wish to make a Will in a seamless and secure manner. This new digital initiative aims to promote financial literacy amongst customers across all ages.   The Aviva ‘Will...

Odisha govt set up 20 new hospitals in PPP mode

Health       Jun 22, 2018

  Bhubaneshwar: Odisha government today decided to set up 20 new hospitals at an estimated investment of Rs 1,000 crore in the public private partnership (PPP) mode.   The decision in this regard was taken at a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here....

PM Modi seeks double-digit GDP growth to get into $5 trillion economy club

Economy       Jun 22, 2018

  NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke of targeting double-digit GDP growth for breaking into the $5 trillion economy club and said India's share in world trade has to be doubled to 3.4 per cent. Speaking after laying the foundation stone of a new...

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