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RBI Governor Urjit Patel has sought more powers to deal with frauds at public sector banks (PSBs) such as PNB scam. Speaking at Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar yesterday, he said RBI's power over public sector banks are weaker than the private sector banks. Referring to the very limited authority...
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will meet heads of 13 public sectors banks in New Delhi today to resolve various issues concerning them. This will be the first meeting with the heads of the Public sector banks after their annual financial result for 2017-18. Most of the banks posted loss in...
The Centre has suggested the Supreme Court to modify its earlier order making it mandatory for cinema halls to play the national anthem before screening of a feature film. The affidavit filed by Centre in the Apex Court yesterday said an inter-ministerial committee has been set up as framing of...
The Commonwealth countries have unanimously agreed to take action on cybersecurity by 2020. In a landmark declaration at the end of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, the leaders of 53 countries agreed to work closely to evaluate and strengthen their cybersecurity frameworks and response mechanisms. A release...
NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The Narendra Modi Government at the Centre has told the Parliament, currently in session, that it was not considering any move to abolish Article 370, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and Article 35A dealing with the issue of citizenship in the state. Modi government's clear statement...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana this morning through NaMo App. People can join in through NarendraModi App or watch it live on Doordarsan at 9:30 AM.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India’s commitment to a rule-based multilateral trading system, based on the principles of inclusiveness and consensus. Mr Modi said, this while interacting with the Ministers and Senior Dignitaries, who attended the Informal WTO Ministerial Meeting in New Delhi yesterday. He said, a robust conflict resolution...
Eight infrastructure sectors grew by five point three per cent in February, mainly helped by a robust performance of refinery products, fertiliser and cement segments. The eight infrastructure sectors, coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had grown by just 0.6 per cent in February...
President Ram Nath Kovind has asked Indian Diaspora in Zambia to become the partner in India's growth and asked them to take advantage of Overseas Citizen of India, OCI programme. He was interacting with the Indian community in Lusaka, Zambia where he reached yesterday in the last leg of...
The government has undertaken a special project to connect all the border posts along the India-China border with roads. This was stated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while reviewing the operational preparedness of a forward Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Border Out Post at Nelong in Uttarakhand yesterday. Mr...