User: anushyab Topic: Urban Economic Growth Development
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Last updated: May 27 2018 19:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Guiyang added to India-China IT roadmap 27.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Sasken Technologies, an Indian company that also has a footprint in the U.S., signed a deal with China’s Guizhou Han Kaisi Intelligent Technologies.
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On its 4th anniversary, Modi govt launches media blitzkrieg 26.5.2018 General News
The Modi government today launched a media blitzkrieg with a slogan 'Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas' (clean intentions, right development) on its fourth anniversary, listing out its achievements in a range of areas, including the surgical strikes undertaken by the Army across the border with Pakistan in 2016. Through advertisements in major newspapers, the government sought to highlight the measures it had taken for the poor -- the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), scheme for providing insurance cover at a cheap rate, electrification of four crore households, and the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) under which 3.8 crore BPL families were given free LPG connections. The PMJDY was launched to ensure access to financial services such as banking, savings, deposit accounts, remittance, credit, insurance, pension in an affordable manner. The PMUY was launched in 2016. Addressing reporters on the occasion of the Modi government's fourth anniversary, BJP president Amit Shah said that ...
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4 yrs of Modi govt: Real estate revived with RERA, Housing for All schemes 26.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The government came to the rescue of home buyers by issuing an ordinance to amend IBC, putting home buyers at par with lenders, thereby paving the way for a refund of their money.
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HDFC ERGO brings AI chatbot to Google Assistant 25.5.2018 General News
General insurance company HDFC ERGO launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled chatbot "DIA" on Google Assistant on Friday to enable users to access the service through Google's home device.
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Lendingkart Finance disburses 25,000 loans to MSMEs across 1000 Indian cities 24.5.2018 General News
Lendingkart Finance Limited, one of the leading Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in the MSME financing space and part of Lendingkart Group, has expanded its reach to 1000 cities in India.Disbursing more than 25,000 loans across 26 diverse sectors and over 100 sub-industries, Lendingkart Finance has emerged as the fastest growing and largest digital lender in the country that caters to the MSME space."Over the last couple of years, Lendingkart Group has been able to build a robust technology stack with strong data analytics skills that has allowed us to effectively appraise thousands of borrowers and give them access to finance. We understand the needs and pain points of the MSME segment and are continually innovating and evolving to offer better credit access solutions," said Harshvardhan Lunia, CEO and co-founder, Lendingkart Technologies."Formed with a vision to fund MSMEs and provide them easy and economical source of funding, Lendingkart Group has today reached a stage ...
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Adani Group to provide customised solutions to entrepreneurs 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 23 (ANI): The Adani Group has invested Rs. 500 cr in Adani Capital, it's financial arm, in a bid to offer customised solutions to new entrepreneurs.
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How agri credit is missing those who really need it 23.5.2018 Hindu: National
Small farmers are getting only 30-40% of loans meant for the sector, says RBI report
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Paytm unveils initiative to educate women on financial services 22.5.2018 General News
Paytm Payments Bank today announced a programme Paytm AshaKiran aimed at educating rural women about financial services. "With this program, Paytm Payments Bank aims to educate these women about the financial services and create new employment opportunities across smaller towns and cities in India's formal banking systems," a statement by the bank said. In the first phase, the bank has partnered with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) under its Disha project which is supported by IKEA Foundation and women-related organisations like SHEROES "to mobilize self-help groups and organize workshops". These workshops will be held in smaller cities and towns across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. "It aims to offer skill development opportunities to rural women by training and certifying them to act as banking correspondents. These women can then act as a catalyst in the nationwide rollout of Paytm's bank offerings. The bank will continue partnering
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Sebi to ease norms for MF in derivative investment by raising cap on F&O 22.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Sebi has also reached out to other regulators including RBI, IRDAI asking them to consider relaxing the derivative investment rules for institutions under their jurisdictions
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Ather Energy launches charging infra in Bengaluru 21.5.2018 General News
Indian hardware start-up Ather Energy today announced launch of its charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs), AtherGrid, which is open to all EVs. The company, known for its electric scooter S340, has begun installations of charging stations across the city of Bangalore, a statement said. As many as 30 charging points will be set up by the end of May 2018. * * * * * Faircent.com gets NBFC certification from RBI * Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Faircent.com today said it has received NBFC certification from the Reserve Bank that will boost company's prospect to expand further. The accreditation makes Faircent.com the first P2P lending platform in the country to receive the certificate of registration as an NBFC-P2P by the national regulator, the company said in a statement today. Faircent.com platform currently has more than 40,000 registered lenders and 3.5 lakh registered borrowers, and has facilitated over 6,000 loans cumulatively till date. * * * * * Wonderchef in ..
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PNB banking on non-core asset sale, capital infusion from govt for revival 21.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Under the first tranche of recapitalisation, the government infused Rs 800 bn through bonds in public sector banks last financial year
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Fuel prices sky rocket: Chambers tell government to cut excise duties (Roundup) 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With transport fuel prices in Delhi and Mumbai touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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Cut excise duty, bring automobile fuels under GST, chambers urge government 21.5.2018 Sify Finance
With transport fuel prices in Delhi touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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Oil price surge will push India's CAD up to 2.5% of GDP: SBI 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Even though oil is now considered less of an independent driver of business cycles than before, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said the recent surge in crude oil prices is likely to impact the country's imports and stretch the ongoing fiscal's current account deficit (CAD) to 2.5 per cent of GDP.
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Cut excise duty, bring automobile fuels under GST, chambers urge government 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With transport fuel prices in Delhi touching an all-time high, industry chambers, Ficci and Assocham, on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties. It also urged the government to bring automobile fuels under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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Ficci for urgent excise duty cuts on fuel 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With transport fuel prices in Delhi crossing previous highs, industry chamber Ficci on Monday called for the government to urgently reduce fuel excise duties.
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CSC to reach 2.50 lakh gram panchayats and 700 Digital villages to be established by the year end : Union Minister of Electronics & IT 21.5.2018 General News
Sh. Prasad said that the CSC movement had transformed into a movement of change bringing services like banking, pensions, digital literacy and telemedicine to rural and remote villages through electronic infrastructure. Union Minister of Culture(IC), Dr. Mahesh Sharma also present at the event said that the CSC project is providing sustainable digital access to rural communities and are giving the necessary impetus for upliftment of the rural community.
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CSCs in 2.5 lakh digitised villages by end-2018: Prasad 21.5.2018 Sify Finance
The network of Common Service Centres (CSCs) is to be expanded to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by the end of 2018, IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday.
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CSCs in 2.5 lakh digitised villages by end-2018: Prasad 20.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The network of Common Service Centres (CSCs) is to be expanded to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by the end of 2018, IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday.
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CSC to reach 2.50 lakh gram panchayats and 700 Digital villages to be established by the year end : Union Minister of Electronics & IT 20.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The network of Common Service Centres (CSCs), which act as access points for delivery of various electronic services to villages in India, are set to be expanded to 2.50 lakh gram panchayats by the year end,Union Minister for Electronics and IT Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad said today at Dhanauri Kalan village in Gautam Budh Nagar (UP).
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