Melbourne Woolworths store to allow nude photo shoot

Melbourne, June 18 : Australian supermarket chain Woolworths says US artist Spencer Tunick can use a car park on top of one of its Melbourne stores for a mass naked photo shoot, reversing an earlier decision. In April, Woolworths turned down Mr Tunick’s request to use the location in Prahran, saying it would be too […]

Ratan Tata launches North East Small Finance bank

Guwahati, June 17 : Tata Trusts Chairman Ratan Tata and Assam’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday launched the first 28 branches of the North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB), the region’s first small bank. “If India has to grow as a prosperous place, we need to create opportunities and entrepreneurship,” Tata said at […]

Banks Board Bureau recommends 22 executive promotions at PSBs

N0ew Delhi, June 17 : The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended 22 general managers to be promoted as Executive Directors at various state-run banks, according to an announcement by the BBB. Tasked to improve the governance of public sector banks (PSBs), the BBB is an autonomous body that recommends selection of heads of government-owned […]

Committed to statutory provisions on special status: Centre

New Delhi, June 17 : In view of the demand of some states for special status category on economic grounds, the Centre said on Sunday that it is committed in “letter and spirit” to adhere to the statutory provisions in place at the time of the bifurcation of states. Briefing reporters here following the fourth […]

Indian Railway’s Mail/Express trains to sport new look – in beige and brown

By Arun Kumar Das New Delhi, June 17 : The dark blue coaches of Indian Railways will be a thing of the past now as the public transporter would be repainting all Mail/Express trains in a new colour scheme — beige and brown. The freshly-painted Delhi-Pathankot Express with 16 coaches will be the first train […]