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Cash crunch: Deposits drop, money movement totters
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Cash crunch: Deposits drop, money movement totters

Many PSBs are in the process of rationalisation of ATMs Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In Kottayam, a housewife received an email communiqué from Corporation Bank, a Karnataka-based public sector bank (PSB), that due to server issues, all automated teller machines (ATMs) are ‘down’ and debit card transactions were getting declined.   “Customers can come to the branch with cheque and withdraw cash for the time being,” it said. After finishing his work ... Rediff.com, 6 days ago
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Slow take-off for GST e-way bill likely as traders stock up early

The system has gone through three rounds of testing for its load-bearing capacity. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. It could take at least a fortnight for the e-way bill generation to take off, though it was introduced at midnight of March 31 for inter-state movement of goods worth over Rs 50,000. Not many e-way bills might be generated in April since businesses had stocked up in advance to lengthen the time required to shift to the new system, experts said.   However, the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Knitting human bonds

Making woollen garments empowers women in two Uttarakhand villages, discovers Anjuli Bhargava.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The villages of Guniyal and Chandroti in Uttarakhand are less than a kilometre from each other. Yet, until Shubh Chopra came and settled down in Chandroti almost two decades ago, the women of the two villages had never met or seen each other. For whatever reason, the two villages had a watertight divide. The residents lived as virtual strangers despite the ...
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Meet the Pad Women of India

They have been working on menstrual hygiene awareness for years. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Amani Dabriwala is only 19. But she has already understood the scope of the unawareness surrounding menstrual hygiene, and she is doing her bit to change things. The South Mumbai resident is spending her gap year -- before heading abroad for higher studies -- visiting government and semi-government schools, where she gives presentations about the importance of using sanitary pads.  Amani ...
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How to buy diabetes insurance

Mahavir Chopra tells you what to check before you choose a diabetes insurance plan.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com India has become the diabetes capital of the world with approximately 70 million people suffering by this disease. It is a sad state of affairs, with treatment costs being paid by patients out of their pockets, and effective prevention measures still a distant dream.   At present, health insurance is the only way one can protect her/his savings against these expenses.
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'They threatened to sacrifice me alive'

Jamida K is the first Indian Muslim woman to lead the Friday prayers.'I don't care if they kill me because what I have done is historical; nobody can take it away from me,' she says. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com On January 26, when Jamida K (popularly known as Jamida teacher) led the jumma prayers in a village in Kerala's Malappuram district, she was breaking centuries of Shariat convention and creating history as the first Muslim woman to do so in the country. The 35 year old led the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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All in all, a 'Robin Hood' Budget

For the first time in the history of Budget-making in India, a single Budget will touch 65 crore Indians, virtually the entire voting population, says Shailesh Haribhakti. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com This is a brilliant political, economic statement of intent. Rural India will receive 5.15 million homes, 20 million toilets, 300,000 km of roads and fully-exempt FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations).   Digitisation will fully embrace the entire rural marketing chain, ie, from farm ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Hands down, Gadkari is Modi's best minister

'There is merit in appointing people with ability and energy, then leaving them to do the job.''The Modi government would have had a better record if it had stuck to this formula from the beginning,' argues T N Ninan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com If a prize had to be given to the most effective ministers in the Narendra D Modi government, with the focus on those in charge of what one might call the 'executive' rather than 'policy' or purely 'administrative' ministries, the first would ...
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Is it time to switch your home loan lender?

New borrowers should go for banks over housing finance companies as the new benchmark -- MCLR -- is more transparent.Tinesh Bhasin reports how it could help borrowers to change their lenders. As lenders hike their benchmark rates, new customers will see their eligibility go down. Existing borrowers on marginal cost-based lending rates (MCLR) would not be affected much. But if your loan is not linked to MCLR or you are a borrower with a housing finance company, you will need to act if the ...
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'Merely providing the death penalty is not enough'

'A speedy trial is absolutely essential.''Not only justice is given, it is given expeditiously.' IMAGE: Citizens protest the Kathua and Unnao rapes in Mumbai, April 15, 2018. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Supreme Court lawyer Alakh Alok Srivastava has taken it as his mission to ensure that the death penalty is awarded to sex offenders of small children. Srivastava filed a PIL in the Supreme Court seeking investigation into and trial of cases involving the rape of children below the age of ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
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