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March News Articles 2018

March News Articles 2018 lists all the important news of the month of March 2018, primarily in the banking and finance sectors. Aspirants of different government jobs in India and readers interested in the banking and finance sectors can follow this page for updates.


shape Banking


  1. RBI slaps ICICI Bank with heavy penalty for flouting guidelines

    Read more at:RBI slaps ICICI Bank with heavy penalty for flouting guidelines

  2. CBI to probe whistleblower’s laundering charges against Chanda Kochhar’s husband

    Read more at:CBI to probe whistleblower’s laundering charges against Chanda Kochhar’s husband

  3. RBI may keep repo rate unchanged in April: Report

    Read more at:RBI may keep repo rate unchanged in April: Report

  4. Shocking but true! Frauds cost whopping Rs 18,170 crore to domestic banking sector in fiscal 2016-17

    Read more at:Shocking but true! Frauds cost whopping Rs 18,170 crore to domestic banking sector in fiscal 2016-17

  5. Oriental Bank drags Lotus Auto to NCLT

    Read more at:Oriental Bank drags Lotus Auto to NCLT

  6. Arundhati Bhattacharya among the names who could be leading govt’s bad banking fix

    Read more at:Arundhati Bhattacharya among the names who could be leading govt’s bad banking fix

  7. IDBI Bank discloses fraud of $119 mln, shares fall

    Read more at:IDBI Bank discloses fraud of $119 mln, shares fall

  8. We are in for a very long pause in rates: Hitendra Dave, HSBC India

    Read more at:We are in for a very long pause in rates: Hitendra Dave, HSBC India

  9. Move over, Mastercard. Upstarts are gaining in hot India payments space

    Read more at:Move over, Mastercard. Upstarts are gaining in hot India payments space

  10. Regional rural bank employees threaten to go on three-day strike

    Read more at:Regional rural bank employees threaten to go on three-day strike

  11. No continuous holidays for banks

    Read more at:No continuous holidays for banks

  12. Rs 11,302 Cr Lying Unclaimed In 64 Banks Across India: RBI

    Read more at:Rs 11,302 Cr Lying Unclaimed In 64 Banks Across India: RBI

  13. Seven firms ready to bid for Lanco Infratech

    Read more at:Seven firms ready to bid for Lanco Infratech

  14. One of every five bank borrowers is a woman, RBI data shows

    Read more at:One of every five bank borrowers is a woman, RBI data shows

  15. SBI reported Kanishk Gold, Nathella Sampath as fraud accounts in 2017-end

    Read more at:SBI reported Kanishk Gold, Nathella Sampath as fraud accounts in 2017-end

  16. Made 100% provision in Totem fraud: Union Bank

    Read more at:Made 100% provision in Totem fraud: Union Bank

  17. Now here’s a crypto bank you can grow with

    Read more at:Now here’s a crypto bank you can grow with

  18. Savings from direct benefit transfer pegged at Rs 83,000 crore

    Read more at:Savings from direct benefit transfer pegged at Rs 83,000 crore

  19. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code changes likely to be prospective

    Read more at:Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code changes likely to be prospective

  20. RBI asks PSB auditors to step up vigil, spot ‘scams’

    Read more at:RBI asks PSB auditors to step up vigil, spot ‘scams’

  21. Over 30 pct of banks’ retail loans are unsecured

    Read more at:Over 30 pct of banks’ retail loans are unsecured

  22. Banks Board Bureau backs RBI, says govt still to act on its recommendations on PSBs

    Read more at:Banks Board Bureau backs RBI, says govt still to act on its recommendations on PSBs

  23. All bad loans are created in good times: Siby Antony, Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company

    Read more at:All bad loans are created in good times: Siby Antony, Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company

  24. Banks, businesses look for life after letter of undertaking

    Read more at:Banks, businesses look for life after letter of undertaking

  25. Indian customers to get new technology to tackle online frauds: Mastercard

    Read more at:Indian customers to get new technology to tackle online frauds: Mastercard

  26. Urjit Patel breaks his silence on PNB, says RBI alone can’t be held responsible for frauds

    Read more at:Urjit Patel breaks his silence on PNB, says RBI alone can’t be held responsible for frauds

  27. SBI reduces minimum balance charges to Rs 15 from up to Rs 50 earlier

    Read more at:SBI reduces minimum balance charges to Rs 15 from up to Rs 50 earlier

  28. SBI slashes charges for non-maintenance of minimum balance

    Read more at:SBI slashes charges for non-maintenance of minimum balance

  29. We will add more clients rather than increasing ticket sizes: R Baskar Babu

    Read more at:We will add more clients rather than increasing ticket sizes: R Baskar Babu

  30. Bankrupt companies use civil justice system to delay insolvency process

    Read more at:Bankrupt companies use civil justice system to delay insolvency process

  31. Nirav Modi’s Companies used most of PNB funds to buy fixed assets abroad: ED

    Read more at:Nirav Modi’s Companies used most of PNB funds to buy fixed assets abroad: ED

  32. Nothing will ever be fraud-proof, detecting scams fast is the only way out: Aditya Puri, HDFC bank

    Read more at:Nothing will ever be fraud-proof, detecting scams fast is the only way out: Aditya Puri, HDFC bank

  33. No visible possibility of Gitanjali dues recovery: ICICI, Axis bank officials

    Read more at:No visible possibility of Gitanjali dues recovery: ICICI, Axis bank officials

  34. Banks need to overcome problems fast to lend large credit: Rangarajan

    Read more at:Banks need to overcome problems fast to lend large credit: Rangarajan

  35. Universal Sompo’s rights issue: Promoter banks stay away

    Read more at:Universal Sompo’s rights issue: Promoter banks stay away

  36. RBI penalises Axis and Indian Overseas Bank

    Read more at:RBI penalises Axis and Indian Overseas Bank

  37. Tightening noose around billionaire defaulters

    Read more at:Tightening noose around billionaire defaulters

  38. ICICI Bank to take over pan India tea auction settlement

    Read more at:ICICI Bank to take over pan India tea auction settlement

  39. Easier to adopt biometric payment systems in rural areas: IDFC Bank

    Read more at:Easier to adopt biometric payment systems in rural areas: IDFC Bank

  40. PNB appoints LV Prabhakar as Executive Director

    Read more at:PNB appoints LV Prabhakar as Executive Director

  41. Why remittances worth thousands of crores may go back to ‘hawala’

    Read more at:Why remittances worth thousands of crores may go back to ‘hawala’


shape Finance

  1. Corporates make 73% of public sector bank bad loans

    Read more at:Corporates make 73% of public sector bank bad loans

  2. Investment strategy should be based on insurance product: Bajaj Allianz CEO

    Read more at:Investment strategy should be based on insurance product: Bajaj Allianz CEO

  3. Jana Small Finance Bank is looking at listing its shares by March 2021

    Read more at:Jana Small Finance Bank is looking at listing its shares by March 2021

  4. ICICI Bank says no favour done to Videocon, answered regulator’s queries

    Read more at:ICICI Bank says no favour done to Videocon, answered regulator’s queries

  5. ICICI Bank board defends MD on nepotism charges, quashes allegations

    Read more at:ICICI Bank board defends MD on nepotism charges, quashes allegations

  6. SBI raises interest rates for fixed deposits across tenures after two years

    Read more at:SBI raises interest rates for fixed deposits across tenures after two years

  7. SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son says to create world’s biggest solar power company in Saudi Arabia

    Read more at:SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son says to create world’s biggest solar power company in Saudi Arabia

  8. Bandhan Bank outpaces BoB, PNB on debut; stock gains 25% on issue price

    Read more at:Bandhan Bank outpaces BoB, PNB on debut; stock gains 25% on issue price

  9. India’s retail banking now bigger than Russia’s but not close to China’s

    Read more at:India’s retail banking now bigger than Russia’s but not close to China’s

  10. BOI roping in HR consultancy outfit to develop leadership talent pool

    Read more at:BOI roping in HR consultancy outfit to develop leadership talent pool

  11. Pending GST claims will be a thing of the past: FIEO

    Read more at:Pending GST claims will be a thing of the past: FIEO

  12. 10 missions on anvil to boost exports: Suresh Prabhu

    Read more at:10 missions on anvil to boost exports: Suresh Prabhu

  13. NBFCs asked to comply with anti-money laundering rules

    Read more at:NBFCs asked to comply with anti-money laundering rules

  14. Global funds set their eyes on Pepe Jeans India

    Read more at:Global funds set their eyes on Pepe Jeans India

  15. Why new home loan borrowers should choose banks over housing finance firms

    Read more at:Why new home loan borrowers should choose banks over housing finance firms

  16. Reap the harvest of your hard work by getting a new car

    Read more at:Reap the harvest of your hard work by getting a new car

  17. NPCI asks banks to reject UPI transactions from non-compliant apps

    Read more at:NPCI asks banks to reject UPI transactions from non-compliant apps

  18. Demonetised notes are being shredded, briquetted: RBI

    Read more at:Demonetised notes are being shredded, briquetted: RBI

  19. ET successfully concludes first edition of NBFC & MFI Summit 2018

    Read more at:ET successfully concludes first edition of NBFC & MFI Summit 2018

  20. Selling the Tech dream

    Read more at:Selling the Tech dream

  21. 4 lakh new borrowers go to formal lenders post demonetisation and GST

    Read more at:4 lakh new borrowers go to formal lenders post demonetisation and GST

  22. Accept Demands Of Farmers And Tribals, Rahul Gandhi Tells Modi, Fadnavis

    Read more at:Accept Demands Of Farmers And Tribals, Rahul Gandhi Tells Modi, Fadnavis

  23. Digital transactions could reach Rs 1 lakh crore by value by 2025: Report

    Read more at:Digital transactions could reach Rs 1 lakh crore by value by 2025: Report

  24. Arun Jaitley’s war on NPAs yielding results; over Rs 1 lakh crore bad loans set to be resolved soon

    Read more at:Arun Jaitley’s war on NPAs yielding results; over Rs 1 lakh crore bad loans set to be resolved soon

  25. PSU bank stocks continue to bleed: 14 of 21 PSB shares hit 52-week low today

    Read more at:PSU bank stocks continue to bleed: 14 of 21 PSB shares hit 52-week low today

  26. The ET announces the first edition of NBFC & MFI Summit 2018

    Read more at:The ET announces the first edition of NBFC & MFI Summit 2018

  27. GST revenue in 2018-19 to grow at 14-16%: SBI Ecowrap

    Read more at:GST revenue in 2018-19 to grow at 14-16%: SBI Ecowrap

  28. RBI imposes penalty of Rs 30 mn on Axis Bank and Rs 20 mn on IOB

    Read more at:RBI imposes penalty of Rs 30 mn on Axis Bank and Rs 20 mn on IOB

  29. Rupee gains 9 paise against dollar in opening trade

    Read more at:Rupee gains 9 paise against dollar in opening trade

  30. AK Chaudhary to take over as SAIL chief

    Read more at: AK Chaudhary to take over as SAIL chief

  31. Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill: Cabinet approves the law; 5 points you need to know

    Read more at: Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill: Cabinet approves the law; 5 points you need to know


shape Education

  1. Students protest outside CBSE office in Delhi

    Read more at:Students protest outside CBSE office in Delhi

  2. CBSE re-exam: HRD ministry considering re-exam only in Delhi, CBSE to take final call soon

    Read more at:CBSE re-exam: HRD ministry considering re-exam only in Delhi, CBSE to take final call soon

  3. Delhi coaching institute allegedly behind CBSE question papers leak

    Read more at:Delhi coaching institute allegedly behind CBSE question papers leak

  4. CBSE to re-conduct Class 10 and 12 exams for two papers, Delhi Police registers case

    Read more at:CBSE to re-conduct Class 10 and 12 exams for two papers, Delhi Police registers case

  5. CBSE chief too got a copy of the leaked class X Maths paper

    Read more at:CBSE chief too got a copy of the leaked class X Maths paper

  6. SSC CGL 2017 exam: Paper not cancelled, no question of re examination, says officials

    Read more at:SSC CGL 2017 exam: Paper not cancelled, no question of re examination, says officials

  7. NITI Aayog partners with SAP to promote science, engineering and mathematics in schools

    Read more at:NITI Aayog partners with SAP to promote science, engineering and mathematics in schools

  8. Centre to adopt Rajasthan schooling methods

    Read more at:Centre to adopt Rajasthan schooling methods

  9. IIM Ahmedabad increases MBA fee: Here’s how much

    Read more at:IIM Ahmedabad increases MBA fee: Here’s how much

  10. DUTA joins online plea against Delhi University autonomy

    Read more at:DUTA joins online plea against Delhi University autonomy

  11. Mumbai SSC paper leak: Students released, parents say they will counsel wards

    Read more at:Mumbai SSC paper leak: Students released, parents say they will counsel wards

  12. CBSE schools to have daily physical education class for Std IX-XII pupils

    Read more at:CBSE schools to have daily physical education class for Std IX-XII pupils

  13. Confusion over papers at six centres

    Read more at:Confusion over papers at six centres

  14. IIT Roorkee launches competition to design advance bio-toilet

    Read more at:IIT Roorkee launches competition to design advance bio-toilet

  15. Class XI math paper stumps students

    Read more at:Class XI math paper stumps students

  16. Fee for Kendriya Vidyalaya’s set to see steep hike

    Read more at:Fee for Kendriya Vidyalaya’s set to see steep hike

  17. Creaking school infrastructure hitting kids’ learning

    Read more at:Creaking school infrastructure hitting kids’ learning

  18. Kerala: Over 1,500 schools get closure notice

    Read more at:Kerala: Over 1,500 schools get closure notice

  19. Teachers agitation has no impact on matric answer sheet evaluation: Board

    Read more at:Teachers agitation has no impact on matric answer sheet evaluation: Board

  20. Soon, a chapter on cyber security in school textbooks

    Read more at:Soon, a chapter on cyber security in school textbooks

  21. India’s digital library plans to collaborate with foreign peers

    Read more at:India’s digital library plans to collaborate with foreign peers

  22. Indian education sector needs holistic relook: Experts

    Read more at:Indian education sector needs holistic relook: Experts

  23. Science displaces engineering at No. 2 spot in undergraduate stream

    Read more at:Science displaces engineering at No. 2 spot in undergraduate stream

  24. Class 8 Maths paper leaked on WhatsApp in Ujjain with a teacher’s note on it

    Read more at:Class 8 Maths paper leaked on WhatsApp in Ujjain with a teacher’s note on it

  25. Number of Indian students going to US declines 27% over 2016

    Read more at:Number of Indian students going to US declines 27% over 2016

  26. UP Board class 10 and 12 exam 2018 results to release in April

    Read more at:UP Board class 10 and 12 exam 2018 results to release in April

  27. CBSE introduces major changes for Class 11, discontinues English Communicative for Class 9

    Read more at:Delhi University projects stuck over UGC nod

  28. CBSE introduces major changes for Class 11, discontinues English Communicative for Class 9

    Read more at:Delhi University projects stuck over UGC nod

  29. CBSE Class 12 students sign petition for physics exam, ask to go easy on marking

    Read more at:CBSE Class 12 students sign petition for physics exam, ask to go easy on marking

  30. Final resolution plan for Educomp Solutions submitted to NCLT

    Read more at:Final resolution plan for Educomp Solutions submitted to NCLT

  31. Maharashtra: 1,420 Class 12 Board Exam Answer Sheets Burnt In Fire, Board Says No Re-Exam

    Read more at:Maharashtra: 1,420 Class 12 Board Exam Answer Sheets Burnt In Fire, Board Says No Re-Exam

  32. Engineering teachers fear layoffs, move SC over faculty-student ratio revision

    Read more at:Engineering teachers fear layoffs, move SC over faculty-student ratio revision

  33. PM Modi to CBSE board students: ‘Write exams with a smile and lots of confidence’

    Read more at:PM Modi to CBSE board students: ‘Write exams with a smile and lots of confidence’

  34. New toll free helpline launched by Tamil Nadu govt to provide solutions to students’ queries

    Read more at:New toll free helpline launched by Tamil Nadu govt to provide solutions to students’ queries

  35. Over 28 lakh students to appear for CBSE Class 10, Class 12 Board Exam 2018: Important instructions to keep in mind

    Read more at:Over 28 lakh students to appear for CBSE Class 10, Class 12 Board Exam 2018: Important instructions to keep in mind

  36. CBSE to allow children with special needs to write board exams with laptops

    Read more at: CBSE to allow children with special needs to write board exams with laptops

  37. High credential degrees will now come online at a much lower cost: Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera CEO

    Read more at:High credential degrees will now come online at a much lower cost: Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera CEO


shape Others

  1. Meet KEMPA, The Humanoid Robot Who Will Greet You At Bengaluru Airport!

    Read more at:Meet KEMPA, The Humanoid Robot Who Will Greet You At Bengaluru Airport!

  2. Anandi Gopal Joshi: The Pioneer For Medical Education For Women In India

    Read more at:Anandi Gopal Joshi: The Pioneer For Medical Education For Women In India

  3. David Warner Apologises ‘Unreservedly’, Admits He ‘May Never Play For Australia Again’

    Read more at:David Warner Apologises ‘Unreservedly’, Admits He ‘May Never Play For Australia Again’

  4. ISRO’s GSLV sets communication satellite GSAT-6A into orbit: 400 scientists and engineers attend launch

    Read more at:ISRO’s GSLV sets communication satellite GSAT-6A into orbit: 400 scientists and engineers attend launch

  5. Railway Jobs 2018: Indian Railways receive over two crore applications, apply till March 31

    Read more at:Railway Jobs 2018: Indian Railways receive over two crore applications, apply till March 31

  6. Govt. to give entire 12% contribution to EPF of new employees in informal sector

    Read more at:Govt. to give entire 12% contribution to EPF of new employees in informal sector

  7. Why artificial intelligence isn’t a sure thing to increase productivity

    Read more at:Why artificial intelligence isn’t a sure thing to increase productivity

  8. ISRO to launch the GSAT-6A, Here’s All The Reasons Why It’s Special

    Read more at:ISRO to launch the GSAT-6A, Here’s All The Reasons Why It’s Special

  9. Paytm Reloaded: It’s no longer just a mobile wallet

    Read more at:Paytm Reloaded: It’s no longer just a mobile wallet

  10. Supreme Court to review if affluent among SC/ST really need quota

    Read more at:Supreme Court to review if affluent among SC/ST really need quota

  11. As Narendra Modi champions rickshaw puller for opening 9 schools, RTE Act is killing willpower of budget schools

    Read more at:As Narendra Modi champions rickshaw puller for opening 9 schools, RTE Act is killing willpower of budget schools

  12. Microsoft to hold ‘AI for All’ summit in Bengaluru on March 28

    Read more at:Microsoft to hold ‘AI for All’ summit in Bengaluru on March 28

  13. CWG 2018: Olympian PV Sindhu to be flag-bearer of India

    Read more at:CWG 2018: Olympian PV Sindhu to be flag-bearer of India

  14. Modi-Xi will ‘definitely’ meet during SCO summit: India’s envoy

    Read more at:Modi-Xi will ‘definitely’ meet during SCO summit: India’s envoy

  15. 53,000-cr Delhi Budget with major focus on education, clean air

    Read more at:53,000-cr Delhi Budget with major focus on education, clean air

  16. MIT unveils “SoFi,” a soft robotic fish that can independently swim alongside real fish in the ocean

    Read more at:MIT unveils “SoFi,” a soft robotic fish that can independently swim alongside real fish in the ocean

  17. CBI books Kanishk jewellers for cheating 14 banks of Rs 824 crore

    Read more at:CBI books Kanishk jewellers for cheating 14 banks of Rs 824 crore

  18. Women will now be the part of military police in Indian Army: Recruitment to start before the end of 2018

    Read more at:Women will now be the part of military police in Indian Army: Recruitment to start before the end of 2018

  19. Microsoft joins hands with BlackBerry to secure productivity apps on phones

    Read more at:Microsoft joins hands with BlackBerry to secure productivity apps on phones

  20. GSTN data may be used to reach out to MSMEs

    Read more at:GSTN data may be used to reach out to MSMEs

  21. Govt moves on integrated theatre commands; amends rules to bring three forces under single leadership

    Read more at:Govt moves on integrated theatre commands; amends rules to bring three forces under single leadership

  22. India eye series-levelling win against in-form Australia

    Read more at:India eye series-levelling win against in-form Australia

  23. ALS: The disease that Stephen Hawking defied for decades

    Read more at:ALS: The disease that Stephen Hawking defied for decades

  24. Talent demand continues to rise in India: TimesJobs RecruiteX

    Read more at:Talent demand continues to rise in India: TimesJobs RecruiteX

  25. India wins best exhibitor award at International Tourism Festival- Berlin

    Read more at:India wins best exhibitor award at International Tourism Festival- Berlin

  26. Engine failure forces IndiGo flight to return to Ahmedabad

    Read more at:Engine failure forces IndiGo flight to return to Ahmedabad

  27. Fire on container ship under control, no word on missing crew

    Read more at:Fire on container ship under control, no word on missing crew

  28. Air India disinvestment: Centre to expedite process, likely to invite EoIs from interested parties, says Civil aviation secretary

    Read more at:Air India disinvestment: Centre to expedite process, likely to invite EoIs from interested parties, says Civil aviation secretary

  29. Time for COA and BCCI to put differences aside and decide players’ salary

    Read more at:Time for COA and BCCI to put differences aside and decide players’ salary

  30. China’s Tiangong-1 space station will crash to Earth within weeks

    Read more at:China’s Tiangong-1 space station will crash to Earth within weeks

  31. Bengaluru’s first helitaxi service takes off

    Read more at:Bengaluru’s first helitaxi service takes off

  32. Outcry forces rethink on fixed-term recruitment move that may help employers hire and fire at will

    Read more at:Outcry forces rethink on fixed-term recruitment move that may help employers hire and fire at will

  33. Nidahas Trophy: India brace for test against Sri Lanka in T20 tri-series opener

    Read more at:Nidahas Trophy: India brace for test against Sri Lanka in T20 tri-series opener

  34. Apple may launch a cheaper version of 13-inch MacBook Air, three iPhones in 2018

    Read more at:Apple may launch a cheaper version of 13-inch MacBook Air, three iPhones in 2018

  35. Jio offers additional 10GB data to select users, here’s how to get it

    Read more at: Jio offers additional 10GB data to select users, here’s how to get it

  36. 2019 World Cup Qualifiers: 5 things to look out for

    Read more at: 2019 World Cup Qualifiers: 5 things to look out for

  37. BookMyShow partners with Disney to foray into musical productions in India

    Read more at: BookMyShow partners with Disney to foray into musical productions in India