Day: June 6, 2018

RBI policy: Attention home loan, car loan borrowers

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) monetary policy committee (MPC) on Wednesday increased the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25%. Cash reserve ratio (CRR) and statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) is kept unchanged at 4% and 19.5%, respectively. As the central bank revised repo rate, bank deposit rates, the loan interest rate may see […]

Wishes pouring on Bhavana’s birthday

Actress Bhavana turned 32 years on Wednesday and wishes are pouring in for her from everywhere. “She is the one who spreads happiness around. I will never be able to forget the good memories we share. Wishing this superwoman a wonderful birthday. Lots of love & huggs,” wrote actress Miya sharing a photo of the […]

After Nipah, black fever reports in Kerala; one hospitalised

A case of black fever, also known as Dumdum fever or Kala Azar, has been confirmed in Kulathupuzha in Kollam district. The vector borne disease, with fatality rates, was reported from a tribal hamlet at Villumala. A resident of the hamlet, Shibu, 38, has been admitted to the Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. Health authorities have […]

Tamil Nadu to ban use of plastic from January 2019

Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced a “Plastic Free Tamil Nadu policy” under which plastic will be banned from January 2019. Traders should revert to cloth bags, palm and banana leaves for packing. Palaniswami said the plastic ban will reduce water logging and prevent zoonotic infections like dengue and malaria, Making an announcement […]

Bollywood celebrities new challenge on environmental day

Bollywood celebrities too joined hands to make the environment cleaner and greener and tried to spearhead a change by urging people to opt for more environment friendly techniques. In a half minute video, Kangana Ranaut can be seen putting a plastic bag on her head and asking people to stop the usage of plastic bags […]

Argentina cancels the friendly match with Israel in Jerusalem amid protest

Argentina’s national football team has cancelled an upcoming friendly match with Israel. Argentinian sports website Minutouno reported that Saturday’s game in Jerusalem had been “suspended” amid an “escalation of violence, threats and criticism” raised against captain lionel Messi. Argentina, a major contender to win the World cup, has made four previous pre-World Cup visits to […]