Liquidity crunch may continue in Q4: Ficci-IBA survey

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST

Liquidity constraints witnessed in the economy are likely to continue for the remaining part of the financial year, industry chamber Ficci said citing a survey, here on Sunday.

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Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST

The indigenously built, high-speed Vande Bharat Express began its first commercial run from here on Sunday as per schedule, a day after it suffered a break down while on its way to Delhi from Varanasi

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Africa urged to strengthen food safety processes to tackle hunger

Nairobi |Sunday, 2019 7:45:04 AM IST

A Kenyan scientist has urged the African states to strengthen sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) processes as a means to boost food safety that is key to tackle hunger on the continent.

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FinMin to take up demands to RBI on PCA, interim dividend, SME loan easing

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST

The Finance Ministry will take up the issue of dividend and Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) and easing of SME loan norms by public sector banks banks with the RBI when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley wil

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Made in Kerala cashew feni on the anvil

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST

Thanks to the initiative of the Kerala State Cashew Development Corporation Limited, it will not be long before 'Made in Kerala' cashew feni hits the market, said an official.

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CSC begins registration for informal workers' Rs 3,000 monthly pension scheme

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST

Informal sector workers will now be able to subscribe to the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) scheme and get an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 at 3.13 lakh Common Service Centres (CSC

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Reliance Group reaches agreement with 90% of lenders

Mumbai |Sunday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has reached an in-principle "standstill understanding" with more than 90 per cent of its lenders, the company said on Sunday.

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Will make Sikkim a carbon neutral state: CM Pawan Chamling

Gangtok |Sunday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST

Terming Sikkim as one of the "cleanest and greenest" states in the country, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Sunday said if he is returned to power, his government will strive to make the state

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Net SIP growth falls 61% in April-December

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST

Growth of Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in the country's mutual fund industry fell 61 per cent in the first nine months of the current fiscal, following a year of negative returns and the growing u

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Rupee weakened against $ in choppy weekly trade

Mumbai |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST

In a choppy week's trade, the Indian currency weakened against the US dollar to close above the 71 a dollar mark on Friday, owing to a sharp rise in crude oil prices, turmoil in the equity markets and

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Modi arrives in Bihar to launch projects

Begusarai (Bihar) |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here in Bihar on Sunday to lay the foundation stones of various development projects.

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RBI may impose penalty on Yes Bank for info disclosure leading to stock soaring

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may impose monetary penalty on Yes Bank for breaching the confidentiality norms of its communications exchange with the private bank which the central bank is said to b

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