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The Vice President asks banks to adhere strictly to the principles of business ethics and good corporate governance at all times

Submitted by dhananjay on Fri, 04/12/2019 - 23:39

New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that financial inclusion and inclusive development are the needs of the hour. He called for ‘Antyodaya’ and stated that development held no meaning until its benefits reached the most deprived groups of people. He was addressing the gathering at the celebration of the 125th Foundation Day of the Punjab National Bank (PNB), here today.

ECI invokes powers under Article 324 to prohibit display/exhibit any biopic/publicity material during MCC period

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 23:34

New Delhi : The Election Commission of India today issued an order prohibiting display in electronic media including cinematograph of any biopic or publicity material in the nature of biography/hagiography sub-serving the purposes of any political entity or any individual entity connected to it.

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Google releases a report on Political advertising from India; spend since Feb 19, 2019 is over Rs.3.76 crore

Submitted by dhananjay on Thu, 04/04/2019 - 20:48

Mumbai: Google has released a report on Political advertising from India which indicates spend of Rs.37,616,400. This data represents total spend by verified advertisers since Feb 19, 2019. Top advertisers shown in the report are as below

Reserve Bank of India imposes Rs 20 million penalty on Punjab National Bank

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 03/27/2019 - 22:46

Mumbai : As per the press release from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), it has imposed by an order dated February 25, 2019, a monetary penalty of ₹ 20 million (Rupees Twenty Million) on Punjab National Bank for non-compliance with various directions issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on time-bound implementation and strengthening of SWIFT-related operational controls.

India Joins Select Group of Nations, Destroys Live Satellite in Low Earth Orbit

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 03/27/2019 - 22:25

New Delhi : Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from the Dr AP J Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor Missile successfully engaged an Indian orbiting target satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) in a ‘Hit to Kill’ mode. The interceptor missile was a three-stage missile with two solid rocket boosters. Tracking data from range sensors has confirmed that the mission met all its objectives.