RBI slaps Rs 10 crore penalty on HDFC Bank over irregularities in auto loan biz

The RBI said it levied the penalty on HDFC Bank for contraventions of certain provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. Press Trust of India MumbaiMay 28, 2021UPDATED: May 28, 2021 22:06 IST HDFC Bank (File photo) HIGHLIGHTS The penalty has been imposed after examining a complaint by a whistleblower…

Covid-19: India may see 10% unemployment rate in May as local lockdowns hit jobs

The unemployment rate in India is likely to cross 10 per cent in May due to stricter restrictions across states amid the ongoing second Covid-19 wave. Employment in urban areas has taken a harder knock this month. With the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic far from over in India, states are likely to go slow on the…

Japan extends COVID-19 state of emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2021

Worries about variants of the novel coronavirus and a slow vaccination drive have prompted urgent calls from doctors, some high-profile business executives, and hundreds of thousands of citizens to cancel the Tokyo Olympics, due to start from July 23. State of emergency in Tokyo and 8 other prefectures had been…

Sri Lanka off the mark in Super League as Perera, Chameera script 97-run win vs Bangladesh in 3rd ODI

Captain Kusal Perera and Dushmantha Chameera fired with bat and ball, respectively, to help Sri Lanka clinch their first points in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League on Friday. HIGHLIGHTS Sri Lanka (286/6) beat Bangladesh (189) by 97 runs in 3rd ODI The win saw Sri Lanka register their first points – 8…

European Super League: Barcelona will not apologise, says club president Joan Laporta

Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus are the last ones standing of the 12 clubs that signed up to the breakaway project, only for it to unravel when all six English sides plus Inter Milan, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid withdrew. Barcelona president Joan Laporta has made it clear that the club will not apologise for their…

Poco F3 GT to Launch in India in Q3 2021, Confirmed to Sport MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC

Poco F3 GT may reportedly be priced around Rs. 25,000 in India. Poco F3 GT will be launched in India in the third quarter of 2021, a company executive has confirmed. Anuj Sharma, who is the Country Director of POCO India, shared a 30-second video on Twitter that also shows the smartphone will be powered by the MediaTek…

Over 300 Monks Test Covid Positive In Sikkim In A Week

At least 85 monks tested positive for the deadly coronavirus on Friday at the famed Rumtek Monastery of Sikkim, as the state recorded another single day spike of 420 new cases, officials said. At least 311 monks have tested positive in Sikkim in the last week. On Thursday, 122 monks tested positive from the…

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Will Vaccinate All By December, Says Union Minister

Coronavirus Live Updates: A total of 28,07,411 vaccine doses was given out of which 25,99,754 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 2,07,657 beneficiaries received a second dose of vaccine. India’s cumulative number of coronavirus vaccines administered reached the 20.86 crore mark on Friday,…