Monday, April 27, 2015

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Bank of Baroda ties up with UAE Exchange for instant money transfer
Leading Indian public sector bank Bank of Baroda (BoB) has partnered with UAE Exchange to offer Non-resident Indian (NRI) customers an instant cash transfer facility. In this regard agreement was signed between both parties. This agreement will facilitate customers can send money within minutes to their desired bank accounts in BoB in India. This facility is also supported by SMS alert, which will notify the moment the amount is credited in the bank account of desired customer. UAE Exchange is a global remittance and foreign exchange (FOREX) company. It serves over 7.9 million customers worldwide and currently has presence in 32 countries with over 750 branches across 32 countries. Currently, Bank of Baroda (BoB) has a network of more than 5,000 branches across United States, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. Its financial centres are located in cities like New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai.

50th Jnanpith Award conferred on Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade
50th Jnanpith Award was conferred on eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade. He was presented award comprising of 11 lakh rupees and a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Saraswati by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Parliament House Complex in New Delhi. His novel, Kosala, written in 1963 is considered as a path breaking in Marathi literature. Bhalchandra Nemade  was born in 1938 in the village of Jalgoan district of Maharashtra. He completed his bachelor’s degree from Fergusson College, Pune and received PhD and D.Lit. degrees from North Maharashtra University. He had taught English, Marathi, and comparative literature at various universities including the School of Oriental and African Studies at London and retired from Mumbai University’s Gurudeo Tagore Chair for comparative literature studies.

Anil Kapoor conferred with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor conferred with prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015. He was presented the award by noted historian and writer Babasaheb Purandare. Apart from Anil Kapoor, veteran Marathi actor Dilip Prabhavalkar was also bestowed with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015. Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award was instituted in 1999 in memory of Dinanath Mangeshkar, father of Lata Mangeshkar.