Monday, February 19 2018

October 20, 2017

Govt authorised banks to sell more small savings schemes

The government has authorised three private banks ICICI, HDFC and Axis Bank and all public sector banks to accept deposits under various small savings schemes like National Savings Certificate (NSC), recurring deposits and monthly income plan.According to the government’s notification, the private banks are ICICI, HDFC and Axis Bank. So far, public sector banks were

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October 20, 2017

Inter religious marriage cannot be viewed as love jihad : Kerala HC

All inter-religious weddings cannot be viewed as love jihad as it upheld a marriage between members of the two different communities said Kerala High Court.The court made the observations in its judgement on a habeas corpus petition filed by the man.Kerala court said, it is appalled to notice the recent trend in Kerala to sensationalise

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October 20, 2017

India’s highest law officer Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor General

New Delhi-India’s second highest law officer Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, resigned for “personal reasons”.Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad received his resignation letter.Mr Kumar was appointed solicitor general in June 2014 after the Modi government came to power. His second term as solicitor general was renewed recently.There was speculation a few months ago that the

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October 20, 2017

After cleaner ghats, Ganga at Varanasi to be pollution-free

Varanasi-All who have been enjoying cleaner ghats at Varanasi would also soon bask in the pollution-free waters of the Ganges flowing by the spiritual city. Under Namami Gange programme, an all-encompassing approach has been employed to arrest pollution flowing into the river and ensure clean ghats. From sewage treatment plants to ghat improvement to river

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October 20, 2017

Banks will provide funds at 7% to women self help groups : RBI

Banks will provide funds to women self help groups, SHGs, in rural areas at 7 per cent under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana said Reserve Bank of India. RBI issued the revised guidelines on interest subvention scheme under DAY-NRLM, as received from the Ministry of Rural Development for implementation by 21 public sector banks and 19

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