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Public sector banks are much easier to defraud than private sector ones: Here's the proof

Public sector banks are much easier to defraud than private sector ones: Here's the proof

Finance
Clearly, it is much easier to defraud public sector banks than private sector ones in India and the figures speak volumes about the way the latter are run. According to the Reserve Bank of India‚Äôs (RBI) annual report for 2017-18, during 2017-18, public sector banks accounted for almost all (92.9 per cent) of the amount involved in frauds. While the private sector banks accounted for 6 per cent. With regards to the cumulative amount involved in frauds till March 31, 2018, PSBs accounted for around 85 per cent, while the private sector banks accounted for a little over 10 per cent. Banking frauds in general are on the rise. According the central bank’s annual report, the number of cases on frauds reported by banks were generally hovering at around 4500 in the last 10 years before thei
GB number ones Konta & Edmund to open campaigns on day two

GB number ones Konta & Edmund to open campaigns on day two

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2018 on the BBCVenue: All England Club, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 JulyCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs and the BBC Sport website and app; Live Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra commentary; Text commentary online.British number ones Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund begin their Wimbledon campaigns on show courts on Tuesday.Konta, seeded 22nd, faces unseeded Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva on court two at 11:30 BST as she looks to replicate her run to last year's semi-finals.Edmund, who has only won...
Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid – Dr Xand van Tulleken

Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid – Dr Xand van Tulleken

Health
Low-carb diets have been around for a while. But did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters - and as Dr Xand van Tulleken explains, it's the beige ones you really have to watch out for.Dr Faisal Maassarani is on a mission. The GP, from Kirkby, on Merseyside, wants to get his patients to eat fewer carbs and thereby improve their health. But there are a huge number of obstacles for Dr Maassarani. He works in one of the poorest regions of the country, with high unemployment, high obesity rates and low levels of education. The plan seemed simple to the point of naivety. He assembled a group of seven overweight and obese patients, with health problems like type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure and ca...
The best insurers may be the ones you've never heard of

The best insurers may be the ones you've never heard of

Finance
Are cheap repairs part of an insurance scheme? The best home, rental and car insurance is not necessarily the least expensive, but the one that covers you when you need it. That's according to policy-holders who reported their experiences to Clearsurance, an independent insurance information site, which produced a ranking of the best insurance companies of 2018. And the ranking shows that the best mix of affordability and service isn't always from the big players. "The companies in the top ten weren't so much the large national companies that we see advertised all the time," says Todd Kozikowski, co-founder and chief revenue officer of Clearsurance. "But rather, it was regional carriers who offered good rates and great service, and even better service than some of the nationally known br...
Ones to watch: Movies, TV and music in 2018

Ones to watch: Movies, TV and music in 2018

Entertainment
The new year arrives with the prospect of greatness. The return of Wes Anderson, Roseanne and Jack White could make 2018 one to remember.Here are some of the most anticipated movies, TV shows and albums planned for release this year.On the big screen...Lady Bird (16 February)If you can hold on and survive the dry January film climate, February arrives with the promise of more Oscar contenders.One of them is Lady Bird, actress Greta Gerwig's acclaimed directorial debut about a teenage girl growing up in California.The film stars Saoirse Ronan and has been so well received it broke the Rotten Tomatoes record with 100% positive reviews.Annihilation (23 February)[embedded content]For those who think Ex Machina was the greatest thing to happen to sci-fi since Stanley Kubrick, writer turned dire...