Budget 2020

Electronic pension payment order promises ease of living for senior citizens: Jitendra Singh

NEW DELHI: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that the recently-introduced electronic pension payment order (e-PPO) promises ease of living for senior citizens. Referring to some reforms introduced in the Ministry of Personnel, he said that the Department of Pensions and Pensioners’ Welfare in the ministry was often at the receiving end of complaints […]

Budget 2020

Lakshmi Vilas Bank: Has ease of credit availability in our system encouraged fraud?

By Uma Shashikant There is reason to cheer the move to merge Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS. Stakeholders will cry as if they have been cheated, but this solution has its merits. No one will deny that the Indian banking system requires serious repair. There are multiple reasons for the serious systematic risks posed by […]

Budget 2020

Lenders are seeing retail loan demand revival as lockdowns ease

Lenders in the public sector banks are seeing a revival in retail loan demand in July and August as Covid-19- induced lockdown restrictions were eased. But much of the demand is from outside of metro areas, with much of the demand coming from urban, semi-urban and rural areas, said a report by credit bureau- Transunion […]


Hockey India appoint two temporary coaches to ease Graham Reid’s workload

Written by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | Updated: September 28, 2020 7:41:21 pm Dennis van de Pol (L) with Team India goalkeepers after a coaching camp in July 2019. (Source: Hockey India) Hit by the sudden departure of its key support staff members, the Indian hockey team has roped in two Dutch coaches to […]