SBI launches separate vertical for agriculture

In a major restructuring exercise, the State Bank of India (SBI), the largest lender of the country, has created a separate FI&MM vertical within the Bank with an exclusive focus on Financial Inclusion & Micro markets in rural and semi urban areas to improve customer experience in the hinterland. Continue Reading

Auto sector’s domestic sales still at historic lows in India

The sales of India’s Covid-19-battered automobile companies in May remained at historic low levels, as factories came back to life and dealerships opened up, but customers stayed away. Continue Reading

TN CM gives 2-wheelers to Fire services personnel to spray disinfectant

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today flagged off 25 motorcycles for the fire service and rescue department to spray disinfectants im Chennai streets. Continue Reading

Royapuram crosses 3,000 covid-19 cases, over 2,000 in Tondiarpet

Aggressive testing for coronavirus in the city is showing its results as Chennai has recorded 16,585 cases of Covid-19 and an impressive recovery rate since 24 March. Continue Reading

US to ship first tranche of 100 ventilators to India next week: White House

The US will be ready to ship the first tranche of 100 donated ventilators to India next week, President Donald Trump told Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a conference call, the White House said. Continue Reading

Modi, Trump discuss Indo-China border issues, Covid-19 over phone

The border standoff between India and China, the ongoing civil disturbances in the US and need for reforms in the WHO were among a host of issues that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump discussed during a telephonic talk on Tuesday. Continue Reading

HC turns down plea to postpone Class 10 public exams

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today rejected a plea which sought a direction to the government to postpone the Class 10 public examinations, in view of the ongoing Covid-19 induced lockdown. Continue Reading