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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 18, 2018
The second largest public bank charged Rs 31.99 crore as a penalty in the first quarter of FY18, Rs 29.43 crore in the second, Rs 37.27 crore in the third and Rs 52.97 crore in the fourth quarter.


PTI
July 17, 2018
The finance ministry is likely to infuse about Rs 10,000 crore within a few days in some state-owned lenders including PNB, Corporation Bank and Central Bank of India, to help them meet regulatory capital requirement.


PTI
New Delhi, July 16, 2018
Last week, the bank and Carlyle Group, which owns over 32% in PNB Housing Finance, had announced their plans to sell at least 51% stake in the company.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 16, 2018
PNB's NPA recovery in first quarter tops FY'18 level  Scam-hit PNB's recovery of over Rs 7,700 crore in bad loans during the first quarter in the current fiscal has surpassed the total amount it recovered in the entire 2017-18 financial year, indicating that it has embarked on the turnaround path, the bank's top official has said. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) resolution process has greatly helped Punjab National Bank, which was hit by nearly USD 2 billion fraud allegedly carried out by jeweller Nirav Modi and his associates, he said. \"In the first quarter itself, 2-3 big accounts have been resolved. As a result, the bank has got over Rs 3,000 crore only through the resolution process,\" PNB Managing Director Sunil Mehta told PTI. Govt sets up 10-member panel to review penal provisions under companies lawThe Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Sunday announced that it has constituted a 10-member committee to review the penal provisions under the companies law and examine decriminalisation of certain offences. The high-level committee, chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, would submit its report in 30 days to the government. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs seeks to review offences under the Companies Act, 2013 as some of the offences may be required to be decriminalised and handled in an in-house mechanism, where a penalty could be levied in instances of default. De Beers to focus on smaller cities in India for expansion Global diamond producer De Beers is looking to partner local retailers in smaller cities to boost sales which it claims grew at 100 per cent last year. The company sells its diamond jewellery through250 partnered retail stores in the country under the brand 'Forevermark'. Sales during January-June, 2018 remained robust and the overall sales volumes may double as compared to the last year.The Forevermark brand has 30 per cent market share in India. EU urges big powers to prevent trade 'conflict and chaos'  The European Union has called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to avoid trade \"conflict and chaos\" to prevent it spiralling into violent confrontation. \"It is the common duty of Europe and China, but also America and Russia, not to destroy (the global trade order) but to improve it, not to start trade wars which turned into hot conflicts so often in our history,\" EU Council President Donald Tusk said in Beijing. The EU -- the world's biggest single market with 28 countries and 500 million people -- is trying to buttress alliances in the face of the protectionism unleashed by US President Donald Trump's \"America First\" administration. China economic growth slows to 6.7 pc in second quarter  Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world's number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States. The economy expanded by 6.7 per cent in April-June, down from 6.8 per cent in the first quarter and in line with a 6.7 per cent rate tipped in an AFP survey of economists. Despite the quarterly deceleration, growth was still higher than the annual target of around 6.5 per cent set by the government.


PTI
July 15, 2018
Last financial year, PNB made recovery of about Rs 5,400 crore. However, in the first quarter of current fiscal, the bank has done recovery of over Rs 7,700 crore.


Reuters
July 14, 2018
SEBI has proposed giving the board of directors of the company the authority to take appropriate action after conducting an investigation against the individual or firm that violates any regulations or submits a false certificate or report.


Manu Kaushik
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
Business confidence slides in the first quarter of 2018/19 as businesses feel the pinch of GST and brace for policy inaction and higher interest rates, finds the latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
NCLT to pronounce verdict in Ratan Tata-Cyrus Mistry caseThe National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) will pronounce its judgement on a petition filed by Cyrus Mistry challenging his dismissal as chairman of the Tata Sons. The Board of Tata Sons had abruptly removed Mistry as its chairman on October 24, 2016 and sought his ouster from other group companies. He subsequently resigned from the board of six firms, but dragged Tata Sons and his then interim successor Ratan Tata to the NCLT.PNB's big wilful defaulters' dues fall to Rs 15,354 crore in JunePunjab National Bank's data shows that dues from big wilful defaulters of Punjab National Bank fell by 0.87 per cent to Rs 15,354.52 crore on June 30 compared to previous month. The data on big wilful defaulters is pertaining to those borrowers who took loan of Rs 25 lakh and above from the public sector lender. Such borrowers had an outstanding loan worth Rs 15,490 crore at the end of May 2018. For financial year ended March 2018, the bank's balance sheet had closed with big wilful defaults owing Rs 15,171.91 crore to the bank.Vijay Mallya shrugs off threat of British asset seizuresEmbattled tycoon Vijay Mallya said he will comply fully with court enforcement officers seeking to seize his British assets, but there was not much for them to take as his family's lavish residences were not in his name. The 62-year-old former liquor baron faces charges of fraud in India as a group of banks seek to recover more than $1 billion of loans granted to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines. A verdict is expected by early September.Ministerial group to recommend deferring sops for digital payments under GSTThe Sushil Modi-led ministerial panel will recommend to the GST Council to defer by a year the proposal to incentivise digital payments under GST, citing revenue implications of doling out concessional tax rate. The panel, in its meeting, decided to wait for stabilisation of revenues under Goods and Services Tax and the new return filing systems in the current fiscal before considering differential GST rates for people making payments using the digital mode.GST Council may approve annual returns form on July 21; experts expect reconciliation with ITRThe format for annual returns and audit is likely to be approved by the GST Council in its meeting on July 21 and industry expects that there could be some reconciliation with annual IT returns as the government aims to check tax evasion. Goods and Services Tax (GST) was rolled out on July 1, 2017, and this is the first year when businesses will have to file annual returns (GSTR-9) for 2017-18 fiscal by December 31, 2018.Rupee may fall to 70/dollar mark this week, say bankersContinued strengthening of the US dollar, lack of foreign investment inflows and concerns over rising oil prices are likely to keep the rupee under pressure and push it down to the 70 mark this week, said bankers. They added 69.30 remains a crucial level for the domestic currency, which if breached, could further plumb down to the 70 mark against the dollar. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), however, will not be comfortable with the currency touching 70 and would strongly defend the same, according to them.


PTI
New Delhi, July 8, 2018
Dues from big wilful defaulters of Punjab National Bank fell by 0.87 per cent to Rs 15,354.52 crore on June 30 compared to previous month, the bank data has showed. Such borrowers had an outstanding of Rs 15,490 crore at the end of May 2018.


Virendrasingh Ghunawat
Mumbai, July 6, 2018
It's not only the diamantaires Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi who conspired and cheated the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of Rs 13,600 crore loan amount. Mumbai's leading hawala operator Mohammad Farooq was also not far behind, a charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate has revealed.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 5, 2018
Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Awanish Awasthi said that the loan would be repaid in 48 installments with three years moratorium.


Virendrasingh Ghunawat
July 5, 2018
With the permission of special PMLA Court, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun the extradition process against diamantaire Nirav Modi in $2-billion PNB loan fraud case under PMLA.


PTI
New Delhi, July 5, 2018
The order grants permission to the UK High Court Enforcement Officer to enter the 62-year-old tycoon's properties in Hertfordshire, near London. It permits the officer and his agents entry to Ladywalk and Bramble Lodge in Tewin, Welwyn, where Mallya is currently based.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 5, 2018
Punjab National Bank CEO Sunil Mehta-led panel's 5-point formula to resolve NPAs in the banking system has come up with some outrageous recommendations that are largely aimed at deferring the inevitable, rather than resolving the NPA mess. The panel comprised only PSU bankers. SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar and Bank of Baroda's BS Jayakumar are the other members of the panel. Watch BusinessToday.In Editor Rajeev Dubey talk about Mehta Panel's 5-point strategy to deal with NPAs.


Rajeev Dubey
New Delhi, July 4, 2018
The recommendations submitted by the committee are truly uni-dimensional as the panel only looks at the bankers' perspective, which is hardly surprising considering it comprised only PSU bankers.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 4, 2018
The International Criminal Police Organisation or Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who has fled India after it was discovered that Modi, along with his uncle Mehul Choksi, defrauded the state-run Punjab National Bank to the tune of Rs 13,700 crore. Watch BusinessToday.In video to understand what a red corner notice means for Nirav Modi and the other notices Interpol issues.


Virendrasingh Ghunawat
Mumbai, July 3, 2018
When he got a hint that the Punjab National Bank has lodged a complaint against Gitanjali Group and the central investigative agencies are on the verge of nailing him down, Mehul Choksi began the process of selling all his properties and move outside India.


Anand Adhikari
July 3, 2018
The BJP-led NDA Government has pulled a rabbit out of their hat by announcing a slew of initiatives aimed at avoiding the bankruptcy proceedings for banks as well as defaulting promoters.


PTI
New Delhi, July 2, 2018
The committee favours banks and overseas investors funding for the bad bank. The proposed 'bad bank' should also appoint experts from outside to tackle the stressed assets issue, suggests the panel.


BusinessToday.In
July 2, 2018
In a big breakthrough for investigative agencies, the Interpol on Monday issued a Red Corner Notice against fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi. While the Interpol's Red Notice is certainly going to make Modi's future travels a bit more risky, it may not necessarily lead to his arrest and subsequent extradition.


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