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RBI Nod to 10 Microfinance Players to Widen Banking in Rural Areas

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted its in-principle permission for 10 out of 72 applicants to foray into the rural and untrapped segments of households with set conditions, which they were asked to fulfil before finally allowing them to open banks. Based on Bandhan Microfinance that romped into full-fledged Bandhan bank this year, the country’s central bank is ...

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Release of ‘Mohalla Assi’ halted by Delhi court

The Delhi court on Tuesday prima facie found that ‘Mohalla Assi’ is hurting religious sentiments of people and that it should not be released till the allegedly offending scenes and dialogues are removed, ordering the halt of the movie throughout the country. Reportedly, the court has restrained the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the movie‚Äôs director, producer from ...

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‘Mohalla Assi’ hurting religious sentiments, says FIR against Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol allegedly faces FIR against him by Varanasi Police for reportedly hurting religious sentiments in ‘Mohalla Assi’ movie directed by Chandra Prakash Dwivedi. The complaint has been lodged on Sunday at Bhelpur Police Station by an organisation, Sarvajan Jagruti Sanstha, whose members have alleged that not only does the film violate moral ethics, but it also shows Varanasi in ...

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Delhi-type Air Quality Monitoring to Extend to Other Cities: Minister

In view of complaints over Delhi pollution and deteriorating air quality monitoring, the Indian government has decided to increase these stations from the present 10 to more cities with 46 million population. Already, reports have highlighted the worsening air pollution in the capital compared to Beijing. Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told Rajya Sabha ...

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