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Set timelines to process loans proposals: RBI tells banks
Finance

Set timelines to process loans proposals: RBI tells banks

RBI also asked banks to make suitable disclosures about timelines by conveying credit decisions through their websites

Jan Dhan Yojana: FinMin to meet LIC mgmt to discuss insurance facilities
Corporate

Jan Dhan Yojana: FinMin to meet LIC mgmt to discuss insurance facilities

LIC hope to provide life insurance cover to around 3 crore people under the Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana through which the government plans to bring in 7.5 crore households under the banking system by August 2018.

Jan Dhan Yojana: Banks open 2.14 cr accounts on Day 1, beat target
Economy

Jan Dhan Yojana: Banks open 2.14 cr accounts on Day 1, beat target

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 28 launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, a mega financial inclusion scheme, to cover about 7.5 crore unbanked households.<br />

Jan Dhan Yojana will not a burden on banks, says Jaitley
Economy

Jan Dhan Yojana will not a burden on banks, says Jaitley

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 28 launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna, a mega financial inclusion scheme, to cover about 7.5 crore unbanked households.<br />

What India Inc thinks of Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana: Will remove poverty, curb corruption
Economy

What India Inc thinks of Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana: Will remove poverty, curb corruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his government's mega scheme 'Jan Dhan Yojana', declaring that it was aimed at eradicating financial untouchability by providing bank accounts to the poor.<br />

PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana: Bankers beat account opening targets on Day 1
Economy

PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana: Bankers beat account opening targets on Day 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana', aimed at bringing more people -- 7.5 crore households by FY18 -- under the banking fold.<br />

PM Modi launches Jan Dhan Yojana, targets 1.5 cr bank accounts on Day 1
Economy

PM Modi launches Jan Dhan Yojana, targets 1.5 cr bank accounts on Day 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the government's ambitious financial inclusion scheme Jan Dhan Yojana today and said it would help remove the 'financial untouchability' that the poor of the country have had to suffer since Independence.<br />

PM Modi launches Jan Dhan Yojana, targets 1.5 cr bank accounts on Day 1
Economy

PM Modi launches Jan Dhan Yojana, targets 1.5 cr bank accounts on Day 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the government's ambitious financial inclusion scheme Jan Dhan Yojana today and said it would help remove the 'financial untouchability' that the poor of the country have had to suffer since Independence.<br />

Jan Dhan Yojana: Modi to launch program on 28 Aug; 1 cr bank accounts to open on day 1
Life

Jan Dhan Yojana: Modi to launch program on 28 Aug; 1 cr bank accounts to open on day 1

As many as 76 mega functions are being organised at different places to mark the launch of the scheme, under which the new account holders will be provided RuPay debit cards with an inbuilt insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh.<br />

Andhra loan waiver: Why Raghuram Rajan should win battle against populism
Finance

Andhra loan waiver: Why Raghuram Rajan should win battle against populism

More than managing the complexity of a financial system, the biggest challenge of a central banker is to fight politically sponsored populist ideas being rolled out by incumbents time to time to appease their vote bank.

Modi to unveil comprehensive financial inclusion schemes on 15 Aug. Here's a sneak peek
Money

Modi to unveil comprehensive financial inclusion schemes on 15 Aug. Here's a sneak peek

Modi's new comprehensive financial inclusion programme has three major shifts from the one pursued by the previous government.

Britain announces  1 bn credit line for Indian infra projects
Economy

Britain announces 1 bn credit line for Indian infra projects

Osborne and British foreign secretary William Hague are on a two-day visit to India to bolster trade and investment ties with Asia's third-largest economy.<br />

SME Survey: Not just new schemes, govt needs to ensure cos know about them
Budget

SME Survey: Not just new schemes, govt needs to ensure cos know about them

The Firstbiz-Greyhound knowledge group survey of SMEs found that most small companies are unable to take advantage of government initiatives launched for them either because of they were unaware of them.

Struggling, Malaysian Airline may need government bailout
World

Struggling, Malaysian Airline may need government bailout

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Even before the loss of its Flight MH370, Malaysian Airline System (MAS) ( MASM.KL ) was bleeding cash, prompting talk that it may need another financial rescue from state investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd, its majority shareholder. The flag carrier's cash and short-term investments at end-December were close to $1.2 billion - less than its average operating costs of the two previous quarters, and a signal that it may soon need fresh funding or bank loans. MAS, Southeast Asia's fourth-largest airline by market value, has had negative operating cash flow for three years - which means it is not generating enough cash to meet its day-to-day operating costs - and has had negative free cash flow - operating cash flow minus capital expenditure - for six years

Eleven die in clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli
World

Eleven die in clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) - Eleven people died in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday in fighting between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad which also sparked clashes with the Lebanese army, security and medical sources said.

Furious reaction, political split after Turkey bans Twitter
World

Furious reaction, political split after Turkey bans Twitter

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ban on Twitter ahead of bitterly contested elections brought a furious reaction at home and abroad on Friday, with users of the social networking service denouncing the move as a "digital coup" and the president expressing his disapproval.

Bomb explodes on runway of Libya's main airport in Tripoli
World

Bomb explodes on runway of Libya's main airport in Tripoli

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A bomb exploded on the runway of Libya's main airport on Friday, the transport minister said, highlighting the deteriorating security situation in the north African country almost three years after Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.

Pope tells Mafia to stop evil or prepare for hell
World

Pope tells Mafia to stop evil or prepare for hell

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in an annual ceremony held to remember the hundreds of innocent people murdered by the Italian mafia, made a solemn plea for mobsters to change or else "end up in hell".

Taliban gun down Kabul diners in pre-election attack
World

Taliban gun down Kabul diners in pre-election attack

KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban assault on the restaurant of a luxury hotel, considered one of the safest places in Kabul and frequented by foreigners and Afghan officials, has swelled a tide of violence sweeping Afghanistan two weeks before a presidential election.

Gunmen ram explosives-laden tanker into Iraq police HQ, killing many
World

Gunmen ram explosives-laden tanker into Iraq police HQ, killing many

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Scores of gunmen took over a federal police headquarters in northern Iraq on Friday before driving a tanker laden with explosives into the building, killing many, a government official said. The battalion commander and his assistant were among the dead but the total number of casualties was still impossible to ascertain because victims remained trapped beneath the building in the village of Injana, the official said