President Kovind embarks on visit to African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland & Zambia

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind has left on a three-nation visit to the African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia. The President is accompanied by Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Mansukh Mandavia and four Members of Parliament. The President’s visit to Equatorial Guinea and Swaziland would be the first-ever … Continue reading President Kovind embarks on visit to African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland & Zambia

RBI asks banks to submit true data for SLBC websites

AMN The Reserve Bank has said that Manual intervention in data reporting by banks on loan disbursements at the state level is leading to integrity issues. The Central bank asked lenders to submit the true data as reflected in their core banking system (CBS) on the state-level banking committee’s website. The RBI said discussions at … Continue reading RBI asks banks to submit true data for SLBC websites

Nepal PM invites Indian investors to invest in Himalayan State

AMN / NEW DELHI Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Friday invited Indian investors to participate in the development process of the Himalayan nation. Addressing India-Nepal Business Forum in New Delhi, Mr Oli said, Nepal is a safe investment destination following the formation of a stable government. He said, Nepal can be a good business … Continue reading Nepal PM invites Indian investors to invest in Himalayan State

Banks attached 1,77,614 properties to recover Rs 15,196 cr since FY14-15: Govt

AMN / New Delhi UNION Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said on Friday that as per data reported by Public Sector Banks (PSBs), 1,77,614 properties have been attached and auctioned by them and an amount of Rs 15,196 crore has been recovered during the financial years 2014-15 to 2017-18 (till 31. 12.2017). … Continue reading Banks attached 1,77,614 properties to recover Rs 15,196 cr since FY14-15: Govt

Babri dispute: SC sets April 27 for next hearing

New Delhi Supreme Court said  Friday it would not refer Ayodhya land dispute case to Constitution Bench immediately and asked parties to satisfy it in law. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, asked the Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim groups to continue their arguments on … Continue reading Babri dispute: SC sets April 27 for next hearing

Shazia Ilmi tenders apology to Amit Sibal in defamation case

New Delhi A Delhi Court on Friday reserved its order on a joint application moved by BJP leader Shazia Ilmi and Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s son Amit Sibal in which it was submitted that Shazia Ilmi has made an apology to Senior Advocate Amit Sibal in a 2013 criminal defamation case which was filed by … Continue reading Shazia Ilmi tenders apology to Amit Sibal in defamation case

Facebook says up to 2.7 million EU users affected by leak

AMN The European Union says that Facebook has told it that up to 2.7 million people in the 28-nation bloc may have been victim of improper data sharing involving political data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica. EU spokesman Christian Wigand said that EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova will have a telephone call with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg … Continue reading Facebook says up to 2.7 million EU users affected by leak

Jaitley in AIIMS for treatment of kidney related ailment

  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was Thursday evening admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for treatment of kidney related ailment. Sources said the Minister, who was confined to a controlled environment at home, was shifted to the AIIMS. In a tweet, Mr Jaitley had yesterday said, he is … Continue reading Jaitley in AIIMS for treatment of kidney related ailment

CBI questions Ex-RBI Dy Governor over PNB scam and gold scheme

New Delhi Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday quizzed HR Khan, a former Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank, in connection with the alleged bank fraud cases related to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi and UPA government’s relaxation of gold import policy. As per sources, the former deputy governor was questioned about the UPA’s 20:80 … Continue reading CBI questions Ex-RBI Dy Governor over PNB scam and gold scheme

ICICI Bank-Videocon case: CBI questions Rajiv Kochhar

Mumbai The Economic Offences Wing of CBI questioned Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive officer Chanda Kochhar, for the second day today Friday in connection with the bank’s 3,250 crore rupees loan to Videocon Group in 2012, officials here said. Rajiv Kochhar, who was asked to appear at the CBI … Continue reading ICICI Bank-Videocon case: CBI questions Rajiv Kochhar