Bankers

  • Siddharth Roy Kapur: Thrilled to have Abhishek Kapoor direct the film 'Mahabharata' 24-03-2014 02:34 PM

    Mumbai: "Rock On!!" director Abhishek Kapoor will go behind the camera to bring Indian epic "Mahabharata" on the big screen, and the narrative will be divided into two movies. Currently, Kapoor is ready to roll the cameras for "Fitoor", but "Mahabharata" will become his focus of attention soon after. "Abhishek...
  • Haryana: Investment banker quits job to light up Sirohi village 05-11-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: In the sleepy village of Sirohi, 60 kms from Delhi, Gauri Agarwal has lit up the lives of the villagers in less than six months. Gauri who quit her job as an investment banker decided to adopt the village. Aided by the students of the National Power Training...
  • Best Bankers' Awards: Celebrating excellence in banking sector 06-10-2013 05:01 PM

    Top bankers come together for Best Bankers' Awards to celebrate excellence in banking sector. ...
  • Bankers want RBI to cut rate, release liquidity 17-09-2013 05:34 PM

    With peak festival season around the corner, bankers are pressing for a cut in CRR and policy rates by the Reserve Bank in its monetary policy later this week to boost demand for manufactured goods and revive sagging economic growth. "We have made our recommendations for releasing the liquidity, making...
  • Chidambaram meets top bankers to shore up fund inflows 24-08-2013 03:47 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday held a closed-door meeting here with top bankers to take stock of the situation in the wake of rupee volatility and ways to shore up foreign capital to bridge the widening current account gap. The minister, who will also be meeting foreign institutional investors...
  • Penguin offers Ravi Subramanian Rs 1.25 crore for two-book deal 18-07-2013 03:15 PM

    Ravi subramanian's move from Rupa Publications to Penguin India may not be about the money but you cannot be blamed for thinking it is. The publishing giant has offered the author Rs 1.25 crore for a two-book deal making it the highest advance given by them to any Indian writer....
  • Sweden's Princess Madeleine marries New York banker 09-06-2013 07:08 AM

    Stockholm: Princess Madeleine, fourth in line to the Swedish throne, married US-British banker Christopher O'Neill on Saturday at a ceremony attended by royals and socialites from around the world. The 30-year-old princess married O'Neill, 38, before some 600 guests in the chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. O'Neill fought...
  • Blood Red Sari will grip you from the very first page 18-04-2013 06:11 PM

    Whenever I see a book by Ashok Banker, I wonder how he manages to work on so many books at the same time. When I first got to know about Blood Red Sari, I had two latest releases by Ashok Banker on my shelf. From mythology to popular fiction, he...
  • Chidambaram meets bankers, corporate honchos 08-04-2013 04:41 PM

    Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing gloom on the economic front, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday allayed fears of the industry over stalled projects and assured all steps to remove the bottlenecks. "The agenda was to identify the projects that have been stalled. We've identified 215 projects which for one reason...
  • Excerpt: Lord of Mathura by Ashok Banker 08-11-2012 02:26 PM

    A gopa against a king, a nephew against his uncle " the Slayer of Kamsa returns to Mathura to fulfil the prophecy in the fourth book of the Krishna Coriolis Series. As Krishna grows into manhood, Kamsa grows ever more desperate to kill his nemesis. With Jarasandhas aid, the rakshasa...
  • AI to issue its bankers shares worth Rs 7,500 cr 29-12-2011 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: A proposal to issue preferential shares worth Rs 7,500 crore to Air India's lenders was approved by its Board on Thursday, as the national carrier saw significant rise in its yields and passenger revenue. The Board, at its meeting here, "approved the rearrangement of authorised share capital by...
  • Indian investment banker dies in US plane crash 21-12-2011 08:22 AM

    New York: An Indian managing director of a US investment firm was among five people who were killed when a small plane lost control and crashed on a New Jersey highway on Tuesday. Rakesh Chawla, 36, worked at New York-based investment bank Greenhill & Co. The Georgia-bound plane was also...
  • Book Extract: Dance of Govinda by Ashok Banker 20-12-2011 03:38 PM

    Ashok Banker's 'Dance of Govinda,' published by Harper Collins, was released recently. Here's an extract from it: The being that had once been Prince Kamsa towered over the city. He had expanded himself enough to be able to stand and gaze out at all Mathura. He surveyed his domain from...
  • WikiLeaks: former Swiss banker goes on trial 20-01-2011 08:49 AM

    Zurich: Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer admitted on Wednesday he sent private client data to tax authorities as he went on trial for breaching bank secrecy, but denied blackmail and a bomb threat against Julius Baer. Elmer, 55, helped bring WikiLeaks to prominence three years ago when he went to...
  • WikiLeaks' next: Swiss A/C details of super rich? 18-01-2011 08:33 AM

    A former Swiss banker hands over banking secrets of the rich and famous to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. He says he wants the world to know about the secret money. ...
  • Wikileaks gets Swiss bank account holders' data 18-01-2011 08:15 AM

    London: A former Swiss private banker handed over data on hundreds of offshore bank account holders to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday, saying he wanted to draw attention to financial abuses. Rudolf Elmer, 55, headed the office of Julius Baer in the Cayman Islands until he was fired by...
  • Wall St bankers, publicly modest, eye fancy toys 30-12-2010 05:04 PM

    New York: Wall Street executives may face smaller bonuses and a public that still eyes them with suspicion, but that isn't stopping them from rediscovering their love of luxury cars, oceanfront homes and private jets. A soaring stock market, a surge in merger deals and an uptick in hiring on...
  • In conversation with author Ashok Banker 25-12-2010 01:27 PM

    First, he reworked The Ramayana into a modern, rip-roaring series rife with romance, adventure and passion. Next, Ashok Banker will be retelling The Mahabharata In the same way. In between, he has been working on Krishna's story as well in the Krishna Corialis series: the first volume of which, Slayer...
  • Housing scam: bankers defend loans sanctioned 26-11-2010 09:55 AM

    Mumbai: Bankers have defended the loans given to companies named in the CBI charge sheet in connection to the bribes for loan scam saying these were performing loans and were sanctioned after due process. In its chargesheet, the CBI had named officials from the Bank of India, Punjab National Bank...
  • Multicrore loan scam busted, PSU bankers arrested 25-11-2010 08:16 AM

    The CBI on Wednesday busted a multi-crore loan scam involving top officials from leading PSU lenders. ...
  • Watch: Swiss authorities snub India 25-08-2009 01:11 AM

    They say India cannot go on unwarranted fishing expeditions. ...