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Under the new special scheme, home loans of up to Rs 75 lakh attract 8.50 per cent interest rate for the first year and 9.25 per cent for the next two years.

Indraprastha Gas has raised the CNG prices for automobiles from Rs 27.75 to Rs 29 per kg because of an increase in the input cost, an official said.
After a sharp surge in real estate prices during 2010, most experts predict some kind of correction in the year ahead, giving relief to actual buyers.
A section of infotech bosses see the dip in takers for H1B visas as an indicator of low-level activity post slowdown, coupled with the impact of hike visa fees.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange counter, silver for delivery in July contract gathered Rs 169, or 0.30 per cent to Rs 46,450 per kg, a level never seen before.
The Hero Group however did not disclose details of its financial involvement in the alleged Rs 300 crore Citibank fraud.
Hindustan Copper shares nosedived by over 18 per cent amid reports that the company's follow-on public offer may be priced at a discount of nearly 72 per cent.
The Reserve Bank of India is looking for an alternative payment mechanism to enable oil firms to bring home the contracted Iranian oil imports for January.
Dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas, higher opening on the stock markets and dollar's selling by exporters helped rupee's gain.
The government also asked the state-owned career's management to rationalise the wage structure of over 25,000 employees.
The Group bought the Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane  in Mayfair, London, having 420 rooms, 74 suites, 27 meeting rooms, from the Royal Bank of Scotland.
After debuting with a nearly 22 per cent premium on BSE, the state-run lender settled the day at Rs 127.15, up 5.96 per cent over its issue price of Rs 120.