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  • India's first all-women bank sets up its first branch in Patna March 29, 2014

    The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB), India's first all-women bank, on Saturday set up its first branch in Patna. The bank would cater to financial inclusion of women of all segments from Self-Help Groups to lower middle class women to High Networth Individuals with a basket of products to ensure inclusive and...
  • Siddhartha Deb wins PEN award for book on India September 1, 2012

    New York: Indian author Siddhartha Deb has been named among the winners of the 2012 PEN Awards, considered the most comprehensive literary awards programme in the US, for his nonfiction work on India, which is described as a "gripping analysis" of the country and an "important book" of current times. Deb's...
  • Cashless hospitalisation scrapped, patients hit July 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Insurance companies are scrapping cashless hospitalisation across the country which is going to affect those in need of medical treatment. Five days ago 34yearold Nandita was admitted to a hospital with severe anemia. Three days later she has shelled out Rs 70,000 rupees for treatment in cash as despite...
  • Terrorised Indians run for insurance cover August 2, 2008

    Mumbai: Dealing with terror attacks seems to have become a part of life. Indians are running for insurance cover in case of blasts in the future. There was a sudden spate of customers for Optima Insurance brokers and New India Assurance. Post the recent terror attacks, 3,000 people...