HDFC bank denying zero balance accounts to Gurgaon villagers

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 21:16

Gurgaon, Aug 10 (IANS) A few branches of HDFC Bank in the rural areas of Gurgaon are declining to open accounts with zero balance for students, farmers and labourers under Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) scheme, applicants said here.


US agencies, NITI Aayog sign agreement for cooperation in energy

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 20:34

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen the US-India energy cooperation, USAID, the US Energy Information Administration and NITI Aayog have signed an agreement to support the design of a nodal agency for energy management data, the US Ambassador to India said on Wednesday.


Japanese companies eye healthcare sector in India

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 20:08

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Aiming at the huge potential that the healthcare sector in India possesses, two Japanese companies have joined hands with medical chain supplier Carna Medical to further enhance the supply of consumable and disposable products from medical suppliers across India.


Was open to extension, attacks vitiated atmosphere: Rajan

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 19:32

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With 27 days left for his three-year term at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to draw to a close, Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said he was "open" to the idea of an extension, but talks with the government had not reached a stage to consider the prospect.


Micromax launches new LED TVs

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 18:42

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Targeting consumers in the urban centres, who are willing to upgrade to an integrated smarter home entertainment experience, Micromax on Wednesday announced the launch of its first Smart LED TV range - Micromax Canvas Smart LED TV.