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Credit cards have always fascinated Vaibhav, who since his early days in the college have aspired to become a part of this mainstream media. Finding blogging as the perfect platform, Vaibhav puts his views on various personal finance topics especially, the wise use of the plastic. A Delhi University graduate, Vaibhav blogs regularly at rupeetimes.com.
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Wednesday, January 14
SBH bank planning to open new e-connects and exclusive branches of the bank

One of the associate banks of State bank of India – State Bank of Hyderabad plans to set up new e-connects outlets and exclusive branches of the bank. With the aim to fulfill the desire and requirements of the industrialist the bank has plans to set up these new outlets and exclusive branches.

The bank plans to open some exclusive branches to meet the financial requirements of industrialists and big business houses. At present...

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Wednesday, January 14
BMB bank tied up with Lakme Lever Ltd.

It has been reported that Bhartiya Mahila Bank has decided to work with cosmetics brand Lakme. The bank will help the women entrepreneurs to set up the lakme salons. The bank has signed up MOU with Lakme.

As per the MOU the bank will finance the 70% and rest will be done by the Lakme. With this initiative the bank aims to help the women entrepreneurs to establish their own salons that...

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Friday, January 9
HDFC bank to help dairy Farmers in Rajasthan

A leading private sector bank of the country – HDFC bank expanded its reach and yesterday the bank reached out a number of unbanked dairy farmers in Rajasthan. Over there bank introduced the farmers with latest banking facilities including facility of banking at door to them, digital banking services and micro ATMs.

It was reported that many farmers are unable to get credit as they fail to meet the criteria for loans under Kisan...

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Friday, January 9
Postal Banks in AP initiated CBS

It has been reported that now the people having their accounts in postal banks can now easily operate their accounts from any of the office. The postal bank in AP has launched the core banking services(CBS) to the customers comprising of online banking, Mobile banking and SMS alerts.

The service for the time being has started in at 82 of the 95 Head Post Offices located in the sibling states of Andhra Pradesh and...

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Wednesday, January 7
Federal bank introduced young champ savings account

Recently Federal bank has shifted its one of the branch in Panampilly Nagar to new office near Abraham Master Road in the area. The office is established with the lobby facility. It was inaugurated by the Ernakulam District Collector, M G Rajamanickam.

The branch will offer the entire range of banking facilities. The ATM service was initiated by GM (Finance) of DMRC, Radha Uday. The safe deposit locker facility was inaugurated by Malayalam...

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Tuesday, January 6
Banks to continue their strike

It has been reported that the banks have decided to continue their strike today as well in Mumbai. For the wage revision the banks are protesting and are demonstrating strikes.

The banking operations were on halt yesterday and the banks will continue it today also. There will be a meet with UFBU (United Forum of Bank Unions) on Tuesday at Mumbai to discuss regarding the wage revisions. The general Secretary of AIEBA has asked the...

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Monday, January 5
KVGB bank introduced banking on doors for its customers

A regional rural Bank – Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank has has rolled out a new service for its customers. The bank has launched Dial for account service recently through which the customers can open savings account just through a call.

This service will make banking more enhanced for the customers. They will only require to give a miss call at toll-free number 1800-425-1666. The bank will send one of their representatives to the customer within...

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Monday, January 5
Digital Village a new project launched by ICICI bank

A leading private sector bank – ICICI bank has launched a new project in Gujarat named – ‘Digital Village’. Under this project the bank has decided to cover a village and offer the entire range of services ranging from cashless banking to digitised school teaching.

The bank has unveiled the launch of this project on the completion of successful 60 years of banking of the bank. In the present of Prime Minister Mr....

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Friday, January 2
Bank of Baroda expanding its branches in Bharuch region

Two days ago Bank of Baroda has opened two new branches in Bharuch Region . The bank has opened the two new branches at Hinglot near Dahej Bypass and Khond, Valia (Taluka) in Bharuch. It has been reported that the two newly open rural branches will offer services in metro and urban areas as well.

The branches will also offer the services to the NRI's along with this all the service like ATM, Internet...

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Friday, January 2
New FCNR rates of Central Bank of India

Last day Central Bank of India has revised its he interest rates on Foreign Currency Non—Resident (Bank) Account (FCNR—B). From the 1st January itself the new rates will be applicable.

The Bank now offers interest of 3.82 per cent for USD deposit of 5 Years, 3.5 per cent for GBP deposit of 5 years, 2.41 per cent for EURO deposit of 5 years, 3.86 per cent for Canadian Dollar deposit of 5 years and 4.74...

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Wednesday, December 31
100th Branch of HDFC bank in Begalauru

Last day one of the leading private sector institutions – HDFC bank initiated its 100th branch in Bengaluru. Chief Secretary Government of Karnataka Mr. Kaushik mukherjee inaugurated the branch. The new branch is established at JP nagar phase 5.

This is a big achievement for the bank to open 100 branches in the city. Branch bank head reported that 18 years back, bank had established its first branch in the state. After 18 years,...

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Wednesday, December 31
J&K bank to offer 15 free ATM transactions at its own ATM

State based bank – J&K bank has announced that bank will be offering 15 free transactions at the ATM. Where the banks are offering mere 5 free transactions, the J&K bank has decided to offer 15 free transactions.

From the New Year onwards the bank will be charging a fee of Rs 20 for the financial transaction and Rs 10 for non financial transactions after the 15 free transactions from the bank ATM itself.

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Tuesday, December 30
With the help of 50 banks Mumbai Metro launched top up facility for smart card users

It has been reported that with the help of banks Mumbai metro has launched top up facility for smart card users. Through this facility the users will be able to recharge their cards through their mobile phones and computers having internet facility.

There are nearly 50 banks that will be providing the recharge facility through internet. The services will be led by ICICI Bank and State Bank of India through their payment gateway services....

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Monday, December 29
Banks successfully accomplished PMJDY task 1 month before

According to the recent reports, the banks have successfully accomplished the task of opening 10 crore savings account under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. 1 month before the deadline declared i.e. 26th January,2015 the banks have achieved the target of 10 crore savings account.

With the aim to provide savings account across each household, and provide the savings account facility to all the poor and rural people the PMJDY scheme was launched. Earlier the...

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Monday, December 29
Axis Bank to tie up with Payment Banks

It has been reported that Axis bank is planning to partner up with Payment bank. The bank will tie up with the Payment banks. Through this tie up bank aims to help its customers and offer more services to its customers.

The payment banks are aimed at encouraging savings and help customers with remittances. Recently RBI has permitted the payment banks to enter in to joint ventures with the lending institutions. The payment...

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Monday, December 29
ING Vysya Bank Employees Union to call for strike demanding the job safety

After the merger of the ING vysya bank with Kotak Mahindra bank, the ING bank employees has called upon for a strike on 7th January to demand job safety. Last month Kotak Mahindra bank has acquired ING vysya bank and stated that there would be no job issues but still the ING Vysya Bank Employees Union has decided to to go for a strike to ensure their job safety.

The ING workers did not...

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Wednesday, December 24
HDFC Bank completed its century in establishing branches in AP

Private sector bank – HDFC bank has launched it 100th branch in Andhra Pradesh. Bank has completed a century in establishing the branches in the state. The branch was established in Andhra Pradesh in Vijayawada city yesterday.

Andhra Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), president Muttavarapu Muralikrishna in the presence of branch banking head Madhusudan Hegde initiated the new branch of the bank. Mr. Hedge stated that the bank is trying to expand...

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Tuesday, December 23
Union Bank to expand its network in Northeast region of the country

Union bank of India is planning to expand its network in Northeast India, the bank will add 63 new branches across the states in coming two years. By 2016 bank wants to have 150 branches of the bank in the region.

At present bank is having 84 branches in the region, bank will add 10-15 new branches by this fiscal year. The bank has deposit and credit outstanding of Rs 3504 Crore and Rs...

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Tuesday, December 23
Canara Bank to primarily focus on MSME sector

Public sector bank – Canara Bank stated that the bank’s prime focus will be MSME sector. The bank will support the MSME sector with advances to them. The executive director of the bank has stated that bank will mainly focus on MSME sector and will be offering competitive schemes to the MSME sector with the attractive rates on them

In addition to this bank has also organized Award ceremony for MSME sector where the...

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Monday, December 22
385th branch of Andhra bank in Madhura Nagar

Public sector bank – Andhra bank has established its new 358th branch in Madhura Nagar. The bank has established this new ‘ Navshakti branch’ on Saturday.

The bank will serve the customers 24X7 to its customers. This is a fully fledged branch offering technology based services to the customers. Chairman of the bank has reported that bank is planning to add more Navshakti Branches which will offer e-banking, depositing of cash, withdrawal of cash,...

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