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Ahead of festive season, PSBs to go on lending spree

“… for every one customer who wants a loan, please give him, but for every one who you give now, you will bring five newer ones, fresh, somebody who has never taken a loan from a bank,” Sitharaman said.




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Modi govt to protect honest bank officers from CBI, ED action

Bank Loan: Modi govt's decision to shield honest bank officers is considered crucial for the success of its efforts to significantly expand the credit.



Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes to Twitter to defend government’s economic measures

The FM reacted to Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar Shaw's remark that she found it odd that Sitharaman should have been the one to announce the ban on e-cigarettes.'I’ve been working on and regularly speaking about measures we’ve been taking on matters of the economy,' tweeted Sitharaman



PEs defer exit plans in a volatile market

29 firms let regulatory nod for IPOs lapse this year, shows data.Lack of investor appetite is affecting the valuation expectations of the investors



Tougher to get 800m who are not on UPI platform: Google VP, Next Billion Users Payments

"We are so early in this game (that) we are really not focused on the competition. We are focused hard on our users," Caesar Sengupta said.



3 IL FS entities turns green after signing term sheet with lenders

The binding term sheet has a revised proposal for debt-restructuring, with certain concessions and modification of terms of financial debt.



Banks with exposure to poorly-run NBFCs will have to take larger haircuts, warns RBI governor

Banks will have to take more haircuts while resolving the stressed loans extended to NBFCs, Das has said.



No stressed MSME loan to be declared NPA till March 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

She said banks have identified some NBFCs that they can lend to so that liquidity and credit is made available to those seeking money.



This 27-year-old Brand Has Established Itself without Any Traditional Advertising

With the initial investment of INR 10 crore, Vinita Jain established an organization that represented ancient techniques passed on through generations mixed with contemporary science and beauty treatment. By the early 2000s, Biotique was a household name



India Is Still The Largest Stable Emerging Market Economy, Says JP Morgan’s Gori

U.S. Fed easing its monetary policy is a ‘positive trend’ for emerging market asset classes, says JP Morgan’s Gori.



Finance Ministry gets nearly 100 applications for post of RBI deputy governor

The Financial Sector Regulatory Appointments Search Committee is free to identify and recommend any other person too, who has not applied for the post, based on merit.



IDBI Bank appoints Samuel Joseph as Deputy Managing Director

This is the first major appointment on the Bank’s Board, in which LIC acquired a majority stake of 51 per cent in January 2019



Aditya Puri on slowdown: Diwali to be good for HDFC Bank; India will be best financial market in 5 yrs

Even as the economy reels under a growth slowdown, upcoming Diwali is expected to be good for HDFC Bank and its partners, Aditya Puri, MD, HDFC Bank.



Square Yards raises $20 million equity capital from Times Group, others

Some of the existing investors also participated in this round, Square Yards said in a statement.



Digitising small businesses an $80 bn opportunity over 5 years, says study

Gig economy, through the likes of Flipkart, Ola, Uber, Swiggy and Zomato, is pushing businesses to move to digital



Hyperloop project can push Maha GDP by 2.6%: Report

Maharashtra, which had last month given infrastructure status to the project, is expected to invite RFP (request for proposal) bids soon.



Tiger Global buys into Wow! Momo for $23 million

India Business News: KOLKATA: Private equity (PE) giant Tiger Global has picked up stake in city-based quick service restaurant (QSR) chain Wow! Momo.



Trai seeks public views to fast-track, simplify M A process in telecom sector

India Business News: New Delhi, Sep 19 () Telecom regulator Trai on Thursday invited public comments to reform merger and acquisition rules in the sector, to simplify and .



Airtel looks to halve debt to Rs 50,000 cr by March: Report

Airtel may also sell part of its stake in the merged entity of Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel, earning around Rs 22,400 crore.



Govt plans to auction 5G waves by Jan, says telecom secretary

Digital Communications Commission is deciding on auctioneer, reserve price, says Anshu Prakash.The panel held a meeting on Thursday to approve 4G connectivity proposals for uncovered regions



Telecom body approves Rs 8,588 cr infra projects

India Business News: New Delhi, Sep 19 () The Digital Communication Commission on Thursday approved various telecom infrastructure projects, including roll out of more tha.



Reliance Jio, Chinese telecom firms join hands for 5G technology

The leading telecom players and vendors have come together to start an Open Test and Integration Centre (OTIC).



Google, BSNL to bring public WiFi to villages in Gujarat, Bihar, Maharashtra

Google India on Thursday joined hands with BSNL to bring secure public WiFi to villages in Gujarat, Bihar and Maharashtra, having already enabled hund..



Jio, global telcos tie up on O-RAN testing

Jio and global telcos collaborate with Industry Partners to facilitate O-RAN Testing and Integration



Apple flexes India muscle with locally sourced battery packs

The move is a step-up for the Cupertino-based company in building a parts ecosystem in India, where it has so far struggled to have a wide presence.



Consumer goods companies partner to launch packaging waste management entity

The entity called 'Karo Sambhav' has been developed by Packaging Association for Clean Environment, an industry body that counts over 30 companies as its members.'Karo Sambhav' will work towards recycling packaging material, collection of post-consumer packaging



Wipro sets up venture fund to invest in consumer brands

The company will invest in companies in India and Southeast Asia that have strong entrepreneurs and a sound business model.



'We cater to the Indian taste and will remain authentic in our flavour profile': RS Sodhi

Being a milk producing unit, what prompted Amul to enter the ice-cream segment? In the nineties, ice-cream was classified as a small scale sector. We had acquired a small dairy unit (which had the SSI (Small Scale Industry) licence. We approached Dr Verghese Kurien (then GCMMF Chairman) for his v



Gillette SkinGuard is designed to better men’s shaving experience

Gillette’s latest innovation, the SkinGuard, launches with an interesting campaign that addresses the fear of shaving in men



Colgate could be in for a Nestle-like rebound on bourses

Colgates net sales and net profit have remained mostly flat for the last 12 quarters.



Tobacco stocks get high on e-cigarette ban

India Business News: MUMBAI: Shares of cigarette companies rose sharply after the cabinet’s decision to ban e-cigarettes.



Shivansh Sharma and Sumit Rajput are changing the concept of eCommerce with ShopValley

When there are so many online stores that sell jewellery items and accessories, ShopValley makes unique and funky pieces that are being loved by the youth.



Google Lines Up Ecosystem Play To Conquer India With Google Pay As Its Secret Weapon

Google is bringing the disparate pieces of its grand orchestra together through a Google Pay ecosystem for the Indian market. Finally.



Google Pay beats Flipkart's PhonePe with 67 million monthly users in India

Two years after debuting in India, Google's digital payment platform Google Pay has outpaced PhonePe to hit 67 million monthly active users (MAUs).



Paytm invests Rs 250 crore to boost its travel business

The company claimed that it sells more than six million travel tickets every month and is targeting to grow by 100 per cent in the current financial y..



Ecommerce Tools for Small Businesses Market Size : Industry Growth Factors, Appl

Market Study Report, LLC, has added a detailed study on the Ecommerce Tools for Small Businesses market which provides a brief summary of the growth trends influencing the market



Flipkart launches new advertising offerings, enabling best-in-class consumer engagement for brands and sellers

Flipkart introduces ‘Look Book’ and ‘Flip Score’ among other innovations for this festive season Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace is all set to add immense value through advertising innovations, to India’s ever-growing ecosystem. Leading up to the festive season, Flipkart has introd



Myntra collaborates with Indian textile artisans for its private apparel segment

The fashion etailer has also collaborated with NGOs such as Industree Bangalore, a women empowerment organization in Karnataka



Flipkart revamps beauty buying experience to boost convenience

The new initiative in the beauty care products segment will bring in higher degree of transparency to provide an assurance on the authenticity on the purchases.



Team BigBasket scores a last minute winner to clinch the title of the inaugural 'LinkedIn ESPN Office Sports Quiz'

Kolkata / Mumbai, Sept 18 (IBNS): LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network in association with ESPN, the one-stop destination for all things sports, concluded the first season of LinkedIn ESPN Office Sports Quiz with team BigBasket winning the finale.



Users can now interact with Amazon's Alexa in Hindi

Launched in India in 2017, Alexa was able to understand and pronounce names of popular places, names and songs in regional languages like Hindi, Tamil..



Soon you may get your Amazon, Flipkart orders through Rapid Rail Transit system in Delhi-NCR

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) is exploring options to facilitate freight movement in the region through the RRTS.The Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor will have a total of 24 stations, including two depot-cum-stations at Duhai and Modipuram



Ecommerce Cos Might Have To Set Up Separate Entity For Their Payments Gateway

RBI has proposed this to ensure easy regulatory framework for ecommerce companies. This proposal was made in a discussion paper released yesterday.



The biggest ecommerce sales events in Asia: From 9/9 to 12/12

Most people are quite familiar with 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday' shopping holidays by now. But how well-versed are you on the 9s, 10s, and 11s, 12s of ecommerce in Asia?



Amazon opens largest fulfillment centre at Bhiwandi

Amazon opens largest fulfillment centre at Bhiwandi Mumbai, Sep 17 PTI Ecommerce platform Amazon launched its largest fulfillment centre at Bhiwandi in the ne



Amazon Prime Video to offer 1 original content a month in 2020

The video streaming service from the world's largest ecommerce player on Tuesday announced the launch of its 13th original content, The Family Man, which will be available on Prime from Friday.



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