Nepal SBI post 13 per cent growth in net profit for FY19
Nepal SBI Bank, a subsidiary of State Bank of India, has posted a Rs 229.25 crore net profit for 2018-19, registering a growth of 13.29 per cent. The bank mobilised total deposit of Rs 9,792.45 crore and extended loans and advances of Rs 8,864.47 crore at the closing of the year, according to a statement issued by the bank ahead of its Annual General Meeting.
Women's safety concerns: US, UK issue advisories on India travel
The British government on November 26 issued a detailed information sheet for “survivors of rape and sexual assault” for its citizens staying or travelling in India. Earlier, in March 2019, the US govt’s India travel advisory said, “Indian authorities report rape is one of the fastest growing crimes in India.”
Watch: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends passing out parade of IMA
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed Passing out Parade of Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun on Dec 07. The passing out parade wa...
Sale of MK-45 guns will improve India's capability to meet threats: Pentagon
US has agreed to the Indian request to buy up to 13 MK-45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and 3,500 D349 Projectile, 5″/54 MK 92 MOD 1 Ammunition. The MK-45 Gun System will provide the capability to conduct anti-surface warfare and anti-air defense missions while enhancing interoperability with US and other allied forces, said the US.
Hyundai initiates feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles in India
The company has initiated a feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles in the country and promises to being a solution with zero emissions, he added. Fuel cell electric vehicles are free from all kind of green house gas emissions. Earlier this year, Hyundai had launched fully-electric SUV Kona in the country.
UPI cash withdrawals in Bank of India soon
Public sector lender Bank of India (BoI) has already introduced this facility for its own customers, in partnership with Mumbai-based payments company AGS Transact Technologies.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-backed Janitri is preventing newborn deaths in rural India
In an era where technology has made healthcare easier, faster, and cheaper, maternal healthcare is still expensive and riddled with issues. Arun Agarwal’s low-cost portable device which measures fetal heart rate and uterine contractions is the need of the hour.
Potato cultivation dips in Northern India
Usually potato growers are rooted to its cultivation and are not swayed by volatility in price. “But in the few years wholesale potato prices have remained subdued despite higher retail prices.
Jharkhand polls: One dead in clashes in Gumla
The problem began at booth no 36 of Sisai constituency of Gumla district when people got angry due to delay in voting. They started pelting stones on the police, who retaliated with firing in which one youth sustained bullet injuries who later died in the hospital. He has been identified as Mohammad Geelani (28).
India's voice consequential in regional order building in Indo-Pacific region
India’s voice will be particularly consequential in regional order building and along with Indonesia and Vietnam should have more say and a greater stake in institutions and norm-setting in the Indo-Pacific region suggested Rod Hilton. Australia was one of the first countries to come out in support of India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative.
As India brace for a tough challenge from West Indies, here are some important threads to follow
This has been a year of preparation for the two T20 World Cups in next two years. But how much has it gone to plan? Perhaps not much, for an almost full-strength Indian squad has been named to now face a strong West Indies challenge.
CLSA’s India division too witnessing an exodus
Most of the exits have happened from research, while one is said to be from the sales trading team.
Pak minister blames suspension of trade with India for hike in food prices
A senior Pakistani minister has blamed the suspension of trade with India for the current price hike of food items in the country as the prices of tomatoes skyrocketed to Rs 300 per kg.
TikTok craze is minting celebrities and ruining lives in India
Videos of cavorting public officials highlight the lack of control over its use among government and law enforcement agencies and is lending strength to a backlash in India against the app. Some even say it’s a security risk.
View: Why India has a long way to go to win the trust of investors
Sanctity of contracts is important. A new govt annulling a contract impacts the country’s image badly.
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