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For FCNR(B) desposits, in USD terms, the revised interest rates for deposits of one year and above, but less than two years has been fixed at Rs 3.78 per cent, the city headquartered bank said in a statement.

NHA issues circular advising states to identify eligible PMJAY beneficiaries Oct 06 2018

The National Health Agency (NHA), responsible for implementing the PMJAY, in a circular has advised states to authorise district collectors and district magistrates to identify eligible beneficiaries under the scheme.

Patel defends status quo, shift in policy stance Oct 05 2018

Patel said the two consecutive rate hikes earlier and its lower inflation forecasts made it to go in for a surprising status quo and shift the policy stance to "calibrated tightening".

RBI proposes VRR to attract more FPI investments Oct 05 2018

In order to attract foreign investments, the Reserve Bank proposed a Voluntary Retention Route (VRR) under which more flexibility will be accorded to Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI).

Over 35K availed benefits under Ayushman Bharat insurance scheme since its launch: Government Oct 05 2018

In two weeks since the roll-out of the Centre's ambitious Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), around 38,000 people have availed the benefits of the scheme, which has been touted as the world's largest health insurance programme, a senior official said.

Cabinet hikes Rabi crops MSP by up to 21% to hand farmers Rs 62,635 cr more income Oct 03 2018

The government announced a 6 per cent hike in wheat support price to Rs 1,840 per quintal and up to 21 per cent increase in other rabi crops, a move that will give farmers Rs 62,635 crore additional income.

Punjab Cabinet approves setting up of mission to boost employment opportunities Oct 03 2018

The Punjab Cabinet approved the setting up of the 'Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission' (PGRAKM), which is aimed at giving a fillip to the state government's employment drive.

Cabinet approves Rs 469-cr package for revival of closed NEPA mill Oct 03 2018

The government has approved a Rs 469.41 crore package for the revival of closed NEPA mill in Madhya Pradesh, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Punjab to implement PMJAY Oct 03 2018

Punjab Cabinet gave in-principle approval to implement the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in the state, extending the central government scheme to cover more than 42 lakh families, instead of the proposed 14.96 lakh.