RBI sets April 30 deadline for banks to link CBS with SWIFT
RBI sets April 30 deadline


RBI sets April 30 deadline for banks to link CBS with SWIFT. In a bid to tighten internal controls in the banks, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to integrate SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) with its core banking solutions (CBS) by April 30.The central bank’s direction comes in the view of the Rs 11,400 crore

US Consulate Mumbai laments Sridevi demise US Consulate Mumbai laments Sridevi’s demise

US Consulate Mumbai laments Sridevi demise. The United States Consulate in Mumbai on Sunday lamented the sudden demise of “legendary Bollywood superstar” Sridevi. “We lament the sudden demise of legendary Bollywood superstar #Sridevi, whose work touched lives around the world. Our condolences to her family and fans. RIP #Sridevi,” the US Consulate in Mumbai, lettered in

Bollywood mourns Bollywood mourns sudden demise of Sridevi

Bollywood mourns sudden demise of Sridevi. The news of the demise of Bollywood actress Sridevi has left the entertainment fraternity in a deep state of shock. Bollywood actors including Riteish Deshmukh, Priyanka Chopra, Bhagyashree, Sushmita Sen, Nimrat Kaur, Richa Sharma took to twitter to express grief over the loss.Sridevi was only 13 when she was cast alongside two of

Veteran actress Sridevi passes away at 55 Veteran actress Sridevi passes away at 55

Mumbai(Feb 25): Veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi, who had an illustrious career spanning over four decades, passed away in Dubai. She was 55. According to the family sources, the actor, wife of producer Boney Kapoor, reportedly died due to cardiac arrest late in the night in Dubai, where she had gone, along with her family, to attend her

Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination

Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination NEW DELHI: The Punjab Government will be hosting the first international contemporary arts forum at the historic Qila Mubarak fort in Patiala this March to showcase the state’s rich art and cultural heritage to the world. Punjab’s Tourism and Culture Minister said the first of its

Employees to hold protest against Technical Education Minister
Employees to hold protest against Technical Education Minister

Jalandhar/Kapurthala – All the Employee Associations of PTU are going to protest against the Technical Education Minister during the state level employment fair being held on 27–28 February in versity campus. It is learnt that Govt of Punjab is going to grab the versity funds to realise its dream projects.It is also worthwhile to mention

Gangster Daljit Bhana and aide acquitted in murder case
Gangster Daljit Bhana and aide acquitted in murder case

Gangster Daljit Bhana and aide acquitted in murder case Jalandhar – Additional Session Court acquitted the charges of murder on notorious gangster Daljit Singh Bhana on Saturday. The court of Additional Session Judge Darbari Lal dismissed the charges in the murder case of Ishan Kumar alias Prince of Bank Colony, who was shot dead in Basti Bawa

Business incubation training centre to come up at Bathinda: Harsimrat
Business incubation training centre to come up at Bathinda: Harsimrat

Business incubation training centre to come up at Bathinda: Harsimrat Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday announced the establishment of a business incubation training centre of the Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) at Bathinda. She also invited farmers to participate in a training camp on February 27 at the centre

Punjab Panorama to hardsell state to world as tourist destination
Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people Patiala – The former minister and member of core committee of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and president of the District Rural Unit of the party, Surjit Singh Rakhra on Saturday fired a direct political salvo against the state government saying that Punjab stands on

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government
Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government

Inter-caste marriage scheme derailed in agenda of Punjab government Chandigarh – The scheme to abolish caste consciousness, inter-caste marriages, proved to be mirage in the Punjab as the 925 couples have been waiting for incentive since last four years. Interestingly, the Punjab government has removed the name of such scheme from the list, welfare for SC/ST. There

Punjab on brink of financial emergency, govt trying to befool people
Firing in ward 75: SAD, Congress exchange allegations

Firing in ward 75: SAD, Congress exchange allegations Ludhiana – Tension prevailed in posh locality of city BRS Nagar (ward 75) as some unidentified persons opened fire in the last minute of polling process. However Congress and Akali Dal blamed each for firing. In firing incident Advocate Nagendra Singh Gora, supporter of Congress candidate Amrit Varsha

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal
BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal

BJP wins in Jagraon bypoll and Congress in Payal LUDHIANA: The Bhatiya Janta Party (BJP) have won the bypoll of Nagar Council Jagraon in ward number 17 and Congress won bypoll of ward 5 in Payal. In Jagraon, BJP candidate Ankush Dhir defeated Congress candidate Madan Lal Bansal with the margin of 782 votes. Congress

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD
Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD

Cong murdered democracy in civic poll by indulging in violence: SAD Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) asserted the ruling Congress party had murdered democracy by resorting to widespread violence and intimidation accompanied with booth capturing and polling of bogus votes during elections to the Ludhiana municipal corporation on Saturday. In a statement here, SAD

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held
MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held

MC polls: Amid scuffles, allegations of bogus voting, 59.14 pc voting held Ludhiana – Amid the incidents of scuffle, violence and allegations of booth capturing and bogus voting, Ludhiana recorded 59.14 percent voter turnout in the Municipal Corporation election with the electorate exercised their franchise till 4pm. Now, the fate of 494 candidates, who were in

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series
SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series CAPE TOWN: Indian women accomplished a ‘historic double as they outclassed South Africa women by 54 runs in the fifth and final Twenty International to clinch the series 3-1, here on Saturday After Mithali Raj led the side to a 2-1 series win in the

First time voters polled
First time voters polled for development

First time voters polled: First time voters in Ludhiana Municipal Corporation that went to poll on Saturday voted for overall development of the city. A first time voter Aneesh Sood, 19 who is a student of Central Tool Room Focal Point said that he voted for better road connectivity in Ludhiana.“At present the condition of roads

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Case registered against ‘Papon’ in Assam

The Assam Police on Saturday registered a case against singer Angarag Papon Mahanta for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl. The case was registered on the complaint of the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights.Mohneesh Mishra, DCP (East), Guwahati, said, “We received the complaint from Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights and we have registered a case

Amma Two Wheeler Scheme
PM Modi launches Amma Two Wheeler Scheme in Chennai

Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Amma Two Wheeler Scheme here on the birth anniversary of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The scheme, which aims at providing 50 percent subsidy to all the working women to buy two-wheelers, was a pet project of Jayalalithaa.Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said, “Tamil Nadu government continues

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ODF is movement of respect for women: PM Modi

Respect women PM Modi: The open defecation free (ODF) is a movement of respect for motherhood and women, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. Addressing a public rally here, the Prime Minister congratulated Daman on becoming ODF.“I congratulate the people and local administration for making Daman open defecation free. This is a big step. In a way, ODF is

Papon alleged assault
Papon alleged assault: Farah Khan felt ‘uncomfortable’ watching video

Papon alleged assault: Reacting to singer Angarag Papon Mahanta’s alleged sexual assault video, choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan has said she felt ‘uncomfortable’ after watching it. “I know Papon and he’s a really good person. But there’s no doubt that I felt uncomfortable seeing that video. I don’t think he meant to do it. But if it was my daughter, I would not like it,”