Archive for February, 2012

Rs.1,000 Banknotes To Be Issued Non-Sequentially: RBI

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will soon issue banknotes of Rs.1000 denomination in non-sequential numbering format. The Central Bank in its statement said that, the packet of notes will contain hundred notes in non-sequential numbering. RBI in the month of June 2010, had already started issuing Rs.500 denomination banknotes in non-sequential numbering. Now it […]

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Rs.5 Coins To Be Issued In Bhagat Singh’s Memory: RBI

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue Rs.5 coin with portrait of Bhagat Singh with a view to commemorating the great freedom fighter and martyr of India. The coin will be designed by dividing one face of the coin into three portions with two horizontal lines bearing the picture of Lion and Capital […]

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Rs.1000 Notes With ‘R’ And Rs.10 Notes With ‘P’ To be Issued: RBI

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will shortly issue currency notes of Rs.1000 denomination with inset letter ‘R’ and Rs.10 notes with letter ‘P’ in the Mahatma Gandhi series. The Central Bank in its statement mentioned that, the banknotes would bear the signature of Governor of RBI, and the year of printing on the reverse […]

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PMEAC Advises To Make Mutual Funds, Life Insurance More Attractive

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (PMEAC), on Thursday 23rd February, recommended government to make life insurance and mutual fund schemes more attractive to limit Indian investors’ appetite for gold. The Advisory Council said that, these financial products should be made at least as attractive as was the case till the […]

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Complaints Against Credit Cards On The Rise In FY11: RBI

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

According to the annual report of the banking ombudsman released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday 24th February, the call centres set up by banks to address customer grievances are not able to resolve customer complaints and fulfill their objective effectively. Because, most of the queries relating to credit cards handled by […]

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Banks Concern Good Credit Score for Lending Loans

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Banks are getting more cautious about lending loans to the customers. It is observed that banks are picking customers in order to avoid low interest rates. They are more concerned about the credit score of the applicant while prefer lending loans to those with only the high credit score. Leading credit agency CIBIL has reported […]

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Green Tea Increases Immunity: Oregon State University

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

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Changes in Multiple Dietary Factors Lead to Long Term Weight Gain: Harvard School of Public Health

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

A series of three separate studies were conducted on how changes in the multiple dietary factors and other lifestyle factors relate to long term weight gain. The report gave stunning results and based on them the researchers even gave some suggestions to overcome that condition. Lets look in to the story in detail. According to […]

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Less Salt Consumption May Lower Blood Pressure, But Not the Risk of Heart Diseases

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

In contrast to all the studies conducted till now, a new research showed that reduced salt intake may not lower the risk of heart attacks. That is, whether the salt intake is low or high it doesn’t have any effect on the heart or any other cardiovascular diseases. The research was conducted by the Universities […]

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Passive Smoking Develops Neuro Behavioral Disorders in Children: HSPH

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Passive Smoking which is also called as second hand smoke, is the inhalation of smoke from tobacco products used by others. Smoking is not only dangerous to the people who are doing it but also to the people who are around them and are forced to inhale that smoke, who are called as passive smokers. […]

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People Over 65 Should Limit their Drinking Habits: Royal College of Psychiatrists

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Many of the medical groups and the government welfare programs mostly concentrate on alcohol abuse among teenagers and young adults. They often ignore the fact that older people too have some issues regarding substance abuse. However, the experts from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London focused on this point and found that there is a […]

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Children Adopt the Parents Drinking Habits Effectively: Joseph RownTree Foundation, UK

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Like father like daughter, is an old saying. But now like parents like children is a new one according to the latest surveys. It is quiet common among the children to adopt the habits of their parents. If children are inculcating the good habits they feel happy, but what about the influence of parent’s bad […]

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Feeling Difficult to Sleep? Try Cooling Caps: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Now a days many people are reporting sleeping difficulties. These sleep disorders are called as Insomnia. There are many reasons which cause this disorder, but major ones being stress and depression. Since many years researchers are conducting number of studies to find a solution to this problem. Finally, the experts from the University of Pittsburgh […]

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The Number of Adult Diabetics Rose from 153 millions to 347 millions Worldwide: Study

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Diabetes is one of the oldest chronic disorders with which most of the people are suffering today. Due to its rapid spread, many of the people by now might be aware of the dangerous effects of this non curable disease. But, a recent survey has revealed something more surprising about the effects. Read on to […]

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Budget 2012: Reduction in Lock-In Period for Bank FDs Soon

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Finance Minister has agreed to consider the proposal for reduction of lock-in-period for banks’ fixed deposits to 3 years from 5 years. It means that the maturity period for fixed deposits availing tax benefits under section 80C of the Income Tax Act, for 5 years is reduced to 3 years. Earlier, bank officials had […]

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