World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 12, 2015
Deaths of women from pregnancy-related causes have fallen by almost half across the world in the past quarter century, but only nine countries have achieved the targets set by the UN, a report by UN agencies and the World Bank said today.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 8, 2015
Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairperson of State Bank of India (SBI), remains the most powerful woman in the Indian business sector, according to Fortune India.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar on Monday blamed excessive focus on quantitative aptitude (QA) in entrance tests for lower representation of girls in business schools, and stressed on need for the exams to be "all rounded".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 10, 2015
Ready for action in her pink muslin top, her manicured fingers clutching stones she picked up from the roadside, the 18-year-old declared that "the nation doesn't only belong to the boys!"
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
In case of both women and salaried borrowers for floating rates, the Chanda Kochhar-led bank has increased its spreads or mark-up over base rate paid by a borrower by 0.10 per cent.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 10, 2015
Observing that legal barriers to the economic advancement of women are widespread in many countries around the world, shutting them out of certain jobs, limiting their access to credit, and leaving them vulnerable to violence, the World Bank today said that in as many as 18 nations women need permission of their husbands to get a job.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
A Parliamentary panel has recommended making at least 15 per cent public sector bank branches all-women offices to provide safe and convenient work environment to women in the banking sector.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday July 30, 2015
PSPB men defeated Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) 3-0 while the women scrapped past Reserve Bank of India (RBI) 3-2.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
After the success of its all-women cab network 'She-Taxi', the Gender Park in Kerala, a state-owned autonomous institution, is now getting ready to launch 'She-Bus', driven and managed exclusively by women for women.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
The World Bank warned Wednesday that the loss of health care workers amid the Ebola epidemic in western Africa could increase women's deaths from complications of pregnancy and childbirth.
Monday June 1, 2015
The bank is offering the concession under the 'Her Ghar Her Car' loyalty scheme.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar and Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw are among the world's 100 most powerful women, according to an annual Forbes list, which is topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
SBI Chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI bank head Chanda Kochhar, Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw and HT Media Chair Shobhana Bhartia are among the world's 100 most powerful women, according to the Forbes' annual list which is topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Two Indian women figure among scores of foreign nationals with Swiss bank accounts, whose names have been made public by Switzerland in its official gazette for being probed in their respective countries.
Thursday April 23, 2015
Mortgage major HDFC on Thursday offered home loans to women borrowers at 9.85 per cent, to make its loan pricing at par with that of rivals State Bank of India and ICICI Bank.
IANS | Monday April 20, 2015
WHO and Unicef heartily endorse the idea of mothers' milk banks, calling it the best food if a new born is not able to get his mother's milk.
Saturday April 11, 2015
Bharatiya Mahila Bank on Saturday said it is targeting to have 150 branches across the country by the end of the current fiscal year (2015-16).
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 31, 2015
It is a crime that shocked Hong Kong, two young Indonesian women found dead in the upmarket apartment of a British banker, the decaying body of one of them stuffed into a suitcase.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Convincing men that they are as likely as women to benefit from gender equality is the strongest argument to get them involved in reaching that goal, experts said at the United Nations on Wednesday.
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.