Fire ravages three floors on a highrise in central Kolkata

A major mishap was averted when a blaze in Jeevan Sudha building, a Chowringhee highrise barely 200metres from Chatterjee International Centre, completely gutted the top three floors of the buildings as the flames and smoke travelled to other floors through the AC duct. Ninety three people had died in a similar fire in AMRI Hospitals in 2012 when smoke had travelled from the basement to the entire […]

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Surakhpur is Delhi’s first fully digital village.

The Delhi government on Tuesday declared Surakhpur village in south-west Delhi as the capital’s first “fully digital payment enabled village”. An official statement said Sub-Divisional Magistrate Anjali Sehrawat had made the formal announcement. To achieve the feat, the government took a series of steps including sensitising people about the benefits of moving towards less-cash society, training in cashless means of […]

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Bank of India revises lending rates on retail loans

State-run Bank of India today said it has decided to reduce its interest rates on retail loans, including home and vehicle loans, with effect from tomorrow.  The bank earlier reduced its minimum lending rates or marginal cost of funds based lending rates (MCLR) by up to 90 basis points, effective January 7, it said in a release here.  "The revision […]

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Bank of India revises lending rates on retail loans

State-run Bank of India today said it has decided to reduce its interest rates on retail loans, including home and vehicle loans, with effect from tomorrow.  The bank earlier reduced its minimum lending rates or marginal cost of funds based lending rates (MCLR) by up to 90 basis points, effective January 7, it said in a release here. "The revision in rate of interest on retail loans is […]

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