Sunday September 21, 2014
As many as eight Indian women, led by ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar, have made it to the Fortune list of 25 most powerful women "shaping the new world order" in the Asia-Pacific region.
Friday July 25, 2014
According to the latest data available with the Reserve Bank of India the share of women deposit holders has also witnessed a rise from 26 per cent in 2012 to 30 per cent in 2013.
World News | Asscociated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
Three bank robbers took three screaming women hostage as they made their getaway and waged a ferocious, high-speed gun battle with police that left three people dead and cars and homes riddled with bullets, authorities said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Public sector Canara Bank's stipulations for new appointees to declare their medical history, including menstrual cycle details by women recruits, have sparked protest by its employees
Wednesday May 28, 2014
State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya and ICICI Bank managing director Chanda Kochhar are among the five women from India who featured in Forbes' 100 most powerful women in the world, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 15, 2014
More than 700 million women worldwide are subject to physical or sexual violence from their husbands or partners, many with little right to protection, the World Bank said on Wednesday.
Wednesday April 2, 2014
Under the scheme, SBI charges an interest rate of 10.10 per cent for loans up to Rs. 75 lakh and 10.25 per cent for loans above Rs 75 lakh.
Saturday March 8, 2014
When asked for the business details, Ms. Kochhar refused to call the vertical either as a profit center nor did she say that it is part of its CSR efforts. It is an "initiative" which has wide impact on the society, bank's managing director and chief...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 7, 2014
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar are among Fortune magazine's list of 50 most powerful women in business who are "taking on the world" by pushing into new territories and inspiring women in their home countries.
Wednesday January 8, 2014
Women employees of State Bank of India (SBI) can now take a two-year sabbatical leave from work for purposes like children's education.
Thursday December 19, 2013
India's biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday cut interest rates on home loans by 0.15 per cent to 0.35 per cent and introduced special home loan rates for women customers.
Thursday December 12, 2013
According to a press release issued SKS Microfinance, the deal involved downloading receivables from micro loans extended to 100,850 rural women entrepreneurs through a Special Purpose Vehicle whose Pass Through Certificates (PTCs) have been purchase...
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 21, 2013
Google is collaborating with Intel, HUL and Axis bank on the campaign, and aims to get 50 million women online in one year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 21, 2013
With women comprising just 30 per cent of the online population in India, Internet giant Google said yesterday it aims to help 50 million women in the country go digital in a year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
With women comprising just 30 per cent of the online population in India, Internet giant Google today said it aims to help 50 million women in the country go digital in a year.
Tuesday November 19, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday directed public sector banks to provide credit to women self-help groups at the rate of 7 per cent per annum so as to get the benefit of interest subvention scheme under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yoja...
Cheat Sheet | NDTV Profit | Wednesday November 20, 2013
The first branch of India's first all-woman bank -- Bharatiya Mahila Bank -- opened in Lucknow on Tuesday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi inaugurated the branch via video conferencing from Mumbai. Finance Minister P...
Tuesday November 19, 2013
The Prime Minister inaugurated the bank today, which will focus on lending to women and women-run businesses. It will also predominantly employ women. Seven branches will be operational from today and the government aims at 25 branches by March 31.
Lucknow News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A branch of India's first all-women bank -- Bharatiya Mahila Bank -- will open in Lucknow today, officials said.
Tuesday November 12, 2013
Mobile technology and regulatory reforms have made it easier and cheaper for private and public companies around the world to offer banking services to the poor, youth, women and rural residents, and others who lacked access.
Thursday November 7, 2013
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) issued the new five-year, triple-A rated bond to Japanese investors. It follows the World Bank's sale of several billion dollars in "green bonds" over the past five years, whose proceeds go to help countrie...
Saturday October 26, 2013
Women need to master the art of investing, in order to stay financially independent and to plan for retirement.
Monday October 21, 2013
Four Indians led by ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar have made to Fortune magazine's global list of top-50 women business leaders, while PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has been ranked second in a similar list for the US.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 24, 2013
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced on Monday that at least $700 million would be made available over the next two years for women's and children's health needs in poor countries.