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UK banks agree to protocol to minimise the impact of branch closures

High street banks, consumer groups and the British government have signed up to an industry-wide agreement to minimise the impact of branch closures Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The major high street banks, consumer groups and the government today signed up to an industry-wide agreement to work with customers and communities to minimise the impact of branch closures

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PEB scam: Madhya Pradesh Governor’s son dies under mysterious circumstances

Newsroom24x7 Desk Lucknow/Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav’s son Shailesh, who is as an accused in the massive State Professional Examination Board scam has died under mysterious circumstances at his father’s official Mall Avenue residence here today. While sources said Shailesh, who was under extreme stress due to the PEB scam, died of brain

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University of Texas-NASA study sees new threat to East Antarctic ice

Newsroom24x7 Desk Austin (USA): Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, NASA and other research organizations have discovered two seafloor troughs that could allow warm ocean water to reach the base of Totten Glacier, East Antarctica’s largest and most rapidly thinning glacier. The discovery likely explains the glacier’s extreme thinning and raises concern about

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Apollo Hospitals celebrates 15 years of bridging the access gap to quality Healthcare

Newsroom24x7 Desk Chennai: ​The Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation, a not-for-profit organization offerinLg telemedicine services enabling continuous access to the most sophisticated healthcare support systems, celebrated its 15th anniversary today. Founded in 1999, Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation (ATNF) and Apollo Telehealth Services (ATHS) is the largest and oldest multi-speciality telemedicine network in South Asia. Acknowledging telehealth as

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India bank reforms positive but face implementation risks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai/Singapore: The announcement of the creation of a specialised Bank Boards Bureau (BBB) in the recent Indian Union budget is likely to have a positive effect on corporate governance at state-owned Indian banks, says Fitch Ratings. However, this move, alongside various other smaller policy changes over the past year, have been limited in

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Prominent South Delhi businessman arrested by EOW for multi-crore scam

Newsroom24x7 Desk News Delhi: Sleuths of the Economic Offences wing (EOW) of Delhi Police have arrested a prominent business man of south Delhi and solved a multi-crore scam under the cover of invoice factoring with a public sector finance Corporation. The arrested businessman, Amit Kumar Gupta, managing director of Shree Shyam Pulp & Board Mills

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Digvijay stopped from addressing journalists in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Press room

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Congress general secretary and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh was today declared an outsider by an order of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Sitasharan Sharma and stopped stopped from holding a press conference in Assembly’s Press Room. Today the Congress legislators barged into the well of the House where they

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German jetliner crashes in French Alps with 150 onboard

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: A German jetliner on Düsseldorf from Barcelona flight lost altitude for eight minutes and then crashed without giving distress call in the French Alps on Tuesday morning. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said none of the 144 passengers and six crew members on board the Germanwings Airbus A320 survived. Germanwings GmbH is a

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Supreme Court of India gives historic judgement to protect Freedom of Speech

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Supreme Court today gave a historic judgement today and struck down Section 66A of the Information and Technology Act, 2000 in its entirety on the ground that it is violative of Article 19(1)(a) and not saved under Article 19(2) of the Constitution. A division bench of the apex court, comprising of

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Is the Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party Government trying to extinguish people’s Right to constitutional remedies?

Lalit Shastri Is the Bharatiya Janata Party Government in Madhya Pradesh bent upon extinguishing the citizens’ Fundamental Right to constitutional remedies by following the route of bulldozing and passing a Bill through brute majority in the special one-day session of the state Assembly tomorrow in order to enact a law to prevent people from approaching

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Singapore’s long-time leader Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

Newsrioom24x7 Desk Singapore: Lee Kuan Yew, the architect of Singapore – the city State – and its Prime Minister for 31 years, is no more. He died Monday morning at Singapore general Hospital at the age of 91. He was suffering from pneumonia and was on life support system. Singapore will observe one week of

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Kashmir at the crossroads of History

Anand K Sahay The BJP’s hankering for power in Jammu and Kashmir – the country’s only Muslim-majority state – has been brazen. Its opportunist posturing to secure that end is striking. Its footwork has been crude. The party’s own rank and file are confused about what the party may be up to, and fear it

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary receives SKOCH National Challenger Award

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Chief Secretary of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh Anthony de Sa was conferred SKOCH National Challenger Award-2015 by Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha in New Delhi on Sunday. The Chief Secretary has been awarded for outstanding role in delivery of public services. Madhya Pradesh’s Women and

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Special Zones to serve as “model of regional vitalization” in Japan: Shinzo Abe

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tokyo: During the 13th meeting of the Council on National Strategic Special Zones at the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office here last weekend, a debate took place on certifying the special zone plan, additional items for regulatory reform, and the designation of Regional Vitalization Special Zones. Based on the discussion, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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