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Banking sector was hurt in the name of aggressive lending a decade back: PM Modi

Banking sector was hurt in the name of aggressive lending a decade back: PM Modi

Finance
PM Narendra Modi on Friday said the government has a clear vision for the financial services sector and is taking steps to make it vibrant, proactive and strong and the top priority is to ensure trust and transparency for both the depositor and investor. PM Modi said the sector was hurt 10-12 years back due to aggressive lending and steps been taken under the current regime to take the country out of non-transparent credit culture. "Today instead of brushing NPAs under the carpet, we have made it mandatory to report even NPA of one day," he added. The Prime Minister was addressing a webinar on Budget 2021 announcements regarding the financial services sector. Watch now. (Text: PTI)Let's block ads! (Why?) Banking/Finance-Industry-Economic Times
Potato Head: Hasbro eliminates ‘Mr.’ from brand name

Potato Head: Hasbro eliminates ‘Mr.’ from brand name

Business
Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Hasbro announced Thursday it's eliminating the "Mr." from the name of its popular Potato Head toys to offer children a gender neutral way to play. While the brand name of the toy will no longer feature the title "Mr.," Hasbro said it will still sell individual Mr. and Mrs. toys under the gender-neutral Potato Head banner. Advertisement The initiative coincides with the launch of a new Potato Head family toy, which includes two large potato bodies, one small potato body and 42 accessories to create characters of children's choosing. "Hasbro is making sure all feel welcome in the Potato Head world by officially dropping the Mr. from the Mr. Potato Head brand name and logo to promote gender equality and inclusion," Hasbro said in a statement. The new Potato Family Pack "will...
Liverpool transfer news LIVE: Legend thinks Reds could swoop for Sancho, Reds name Wijnaldum price to Barcelona, Souness wants more signings

Liverpool transfer news LIVE: Legend thinks Reds could swoop for Sancho, Reds name Wijnaldum price to Barcelona, Souness wants more signings

Sports
Premier League champions Liverpool are expected to add to their squad this summer as they look to dominate English football for years to come. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds were superb in the 2019/20 campaign but will not want to rest on their laurels. They are expected to do business this summer, with players coming in and out of Anfield. Will Thiago Alcantara be one of them? Keep up to date with all the latest Liverpool news and gossip below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Ronald Koeman: Barcelona name former player as new head coach

Ronald Koeman: Barcelona name former player as new head coach

Sports
Ronald Koeman has been named the new head coach of Barcelona two days after the club sacked Quique Setien.The 57-year-old left his role as Netherlands boss, with two years left on his contract, to sign a two-year deal with the Spanish giants.He played for Barcelona between 1989 and 1995, helping them to four league titles and the European Cup. The Catalans finished second in La Liga last season, failing to win a trophy for the first time since 2007-08.The five-point gap to champions Real Madrid and the humiliating 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarter-final last week culminated in the dismissal of Setien on Monday.The club also announced Ramon Planes as the new technic...
Atlanta Braves not changing team name, reviewing ‘Tomahawk Chop’

Atlanta Braves not changing team name, reviewing ‘Tomahawk Chop’

Sports
July 12 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves announced they won't change their team name but will review the club's famous "Tomahawk Chop" celebration. In an email to season-ticket holders Sunday, the Braves said the organization "respects the Native American community" and "will always be the Atlanta Braves." Advertisement "The Atlanta Braves honors, respects and values the Native American community," the letter said. "As an organization, we have always drawn strength from our diversity and respect for everyone. That will never change. We have had an active and supportive relationship with the Native American community for many years. "Last fall, we furthered this relationship and pledged to meet and listen to Native American and tribal leaders from many areas, including the Eastern Band of the C...