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81K Crores disbursed in 9 days of loan ‘mela’

The Finance secratary informed that the State-run banks disbursed Rs 81,781 crore in the nine days of ‘loan mela’ from October 1- 9, finance secretary said. The secretary was addressing the media after the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman met the heads of state-run banks for measures to boost the economy. He said that an amount of Rs 34,342 crores was

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Lakhs of policy holders set to gain benefits

Lakhs of policyholders are set to gain benefits as the insurance companies have been barred from excluding illness associated with hazardous work activity, artificial life maintenance, treatment of mental illness, age-related degeneration and internal congenital diseases. The insurance regulator IRDAI said that age-related ailments such as cataract surgery, knee-cap replacements, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s would also have to be covered. Also

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Govt takes concrete steps to curb Onion prices

The government has banned exports and imposed countrywide stock limits on onion with immediate effect, This move is aimed at bringing down prices of Onions. In recent times Onion prices had reached about ₹80 a kg due to supply disruptions after floods in some states. Acting swiftly on a letter from consumer affairs secretary A.K. Srivastava earlier on Sunday to director

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