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Don’t fall into a Credit trap

The credit card is one of the most important financial inventions in modern times. However, this much-sought-after boon can be a real bane to your finances if not used with care. Here are a few insta

Girl succumbs after ‘lover’ sets her ablaze; Father strangles daughter; Couple end life over going abroad and more


Bengaluru: Twenty-three-year-old Pavithra, who was battling for life at Victoria hospital after being set ablaze by her 38-year-old boyfriend, succumbed to her third-degree burns on Thursday afterno

Poor English saved Japan banks


Tokyo: Japan’s banks emerged from the 2008 global credit crisis largely unscathed because senior employees did not speak English well enough to have got them into trouble, the country’s finance minis

RBI keeps key rates unchanged


Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India kept key rated unchanged despite a dip in inflation.
Softening headline inflation alone was no longer be enough to spur the Bank to cut interest rates at a time when

Inflation at 3-yr low; RBI may cut rates


New Delhi: Inflation fell to a three-year low in March at 5.96 per cent raising hopes of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India.
According to analysts, core inflation, which is mainly trac

Extend loans to poor, bankers told

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Vijayawada: Several MLAs expressed ire over bankers not sanctioning loans to farmers and the poor. In the district-level review committee meeting of bankers here on Friday, both the Congress and the

Slash operational costs to reduce interest rates: P Chidambaram to banks


Mumbai: Stating that low interest rates spur economic growth, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today asked banks to improve their operational efficiency to bring down the rates, and pass on the benefi

No one to bank Upon

It could have happened to anyone. A 45-year-old man, who arrived at the Corporation bank in Chikkabannavara on Monday, was robbed of the Rs 10 lakh that he had come to deposit by a 25-year-old thief,

Any time money for lifters


Technology has opened up new vistas in convenient banking for genuine customers although ingenious fraudsters often work their way round tough tamper-proof devices.

This has been the case with Auto

SBI Q1 profit down 45.6pc to Rs1,584cr due on provisioning

Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday reported a 45.6 per cent fall in stand alone net profit at Rs1,584 crore for the first quarter of this fiscal due to higher provisioning

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