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  • Bank of Baroda celebrates Hindi Diwas

    Bank of Baroda recently celebrated Hindi Diwas, 2013 at its Corporate Office, Mumbai. On this occasion, Shri S S Mundra, Chairman & Managing Director of the Bank released a unique cartoon-booklet and two Animation Movies of the Bank on Financial Education in Hindi. He also released a special book on Sir Sayaji Rao Gaekwad, III, […]

    ONGC to increase natural gas output 53% as new fields start

    Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Wednesday said its natural gas output will rise by over 53 per cent to 100 million standard cubic metres a day by 2017-18 as new fields start off the west and east coasts. The newer gas finds will help turn the tide for ONGC, which has seen oil […]

    RBI bans zero percent interest rate scheme for buying goods

    The RBI on Wednesday banned zero percent interest rate scheme for purchase of consumer goods, a move intended to protect customers but may dampen the festive spirit. The central bank has also said that no additional charges can be levied on payment through debit cards. “…in principle, banks should not resort to any practice that […]

    Volatile Sensex ends 64 pts lower ahead of derivatives expiry

    In volatile trade, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday fell by 64 points on selling in oil & gas, FMCG and banking shares as investors churned portfolios ahead of the expiry of monthly derivatives contracts on Thursday. After a better start at 19,978.49, the Sensex failed to sustain gains and touched the day’s low of […]

    Aviva gives Mumbai children a chance to meet Sachin Tendulkar through the new campaign

    As a part of its latest campaign “What’s your big plan contest”, Aviva Life Insurance will give students from Mumbai a once-in-a-life-time opportunity to meet and play cricket with the God of cricket – Sachin Tendulkar. Additionally, children, in the age group of 3 to 10 years, will also stand a chance to win scholarships […]

    RBI Dy Gov: Only 40,000 villages in India have bank branches

    Stressing the need for penetration of banks across the country, RBI Deputy Governor KC Chakrabarty on Tuesday said only 40,000 out of 600,000 villages have bank branches. “Banks are important financial intermediary, but our problem is that banks access is not there, today out of 600,000 villages only 40,000 villages have bank branch;…. banks penetration […]

    Sensex up 58 points in early trade

    Extending Tuesday’s gain, the BSE benchmark Sensex rose over 58 points in early trade on Wednesday on selective buying by funds amid a mixed trend on other Asian bourses. The 30-share index, which had gained 19.25 points in the previous session, rose further by 58.28 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 19,978.49 with stocks of […]

    Cabinet clears new coal auction policy

    The cabinet committee on economic affairs approved the first ever coal block allocation policy for private companies. The new policy would enable the government to allot coal mining licences through competitive bidding for the first time. Coal mining licences used to be allocated on recommendations of a panel of top bureaucrats across ministries. The CAG […]

    South Africa Trade delegation visits India to strengthen trade relations between sectors of mutual growth

    Mumbai : Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), consulate of South Africa, organized a conference today between delegates of South African and Indian business houses. This was with a view to consolidate the existing trade relations between India and South Africa and for exploring newer business opportunities at Mumbai. DTI Believes that there is a […]

    OilMin unveils mega fuel conservation drive to cut import bill

    Staggered office timings for government employees to decongest traffic and staffers taking public transport to workplace once a week are part of a mega fuel conservation drive unveiled by Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday to save USD 5-billion in oil imports. Battling a record current account deficit (CAD) that is a result of […]