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SDG Investor Map for India launched by UNDP and Invest India

The Invest India and the United Nations Development Programme has launched the sustainable development goal investor map for India. It has laid out 18 Investment Opportunity Areas. This investment opportunity areas are in six critical sustainable development goals that were launched by the United Nations. The map will enable the factors that will help India ..




RBI appoints R Gandhi and Ananth Narayan on Yes Bank Board

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed former RBI Deputy Governor R Gandhi and former banker Ananth Narayan on the board of Yes Bank. They have been appointed as Additional directors on the board for two years. Ananth Narayan was serving as the regional head of financial markets in the Standard Chartered Bank. R ..


Soloman Deksisa wins 15th edition of Mumbai Marathon 2018

Soloman Deksisa from Ethiopia has won the 15th edition of Tata Mumbai Marathon in men’s category on January 22, 2018. It is the richest race in India with a prize money worth 4 lakh 5,000 dollars. Another Ethiopian, Shumit Akalnaw became the first runner-up, while Joshua Kipkorir from Kenya came second. Meanwhile, Indian Olympic athlete ..


RBI imposes penalty on 5 foreign banks for violating FEMA rules

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has slapped a fine on five foreign banks, namely, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of America, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and The Royal Bank of Scotland for violating reporting requirements of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA). Germany’s Deutsche Bank has been imposed a fine of Rs ..