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HDFC Bank, Mastercard, USAID and DFC Launch $100 Million Credit Facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India

Kolkata, Oct 21 (UNI) HDFC Bank, Mastercard, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a
100 million credit facility to promote and encourage small businesses in India to digitize, while also helping Indian businesses, particularly those that are women-owned, to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic.
COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on small businesses, forcing many to close prematurely. Additionally, the accelerated shift to digital payments engendered by the pandemic means that small businesses must adapt to changing market dynamics and consumer preferences to remain competitive and retain customer loyalty.
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Meghalaya HM seeks report on use of tear gas on school teachers

07 Oct 2022 | 9:10 PM

Shillong, Oct 7 (UNI) Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Friday said that he has sought a report from the district administration on the excessive use of force and lobbing of tear gas shells by police on the agitating contractual school teachers on Thursday.

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Odisha: Officer trapped accepting bribe from a Gram Sathi

07 Oct 2022 | 9:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) The sleuths of Odisha Vigilance department on Friday apprehended an Additional Programme Officer for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 45,000 from a complainant.

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Meghalaya contractual teachers calls off protest

07 Oct 2022 | 8:57 PM

Shillong, Oct 7 (UNI) The agitating contractual schools teachers on Friday called off their protest after the state government agreed to give them another opportunity to appear for Meghalaya Teachers' Eligibility Test (MTET).

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Odisha approves 10 industrial projects worth over Rs 1923 crore

07 Oct 2022 | 8:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) As many as 10 industrial projects worth Rs 1923.60 crores were approved by the Odisha government on Friday.

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Loss of keystone species will have adverse impact on ecosystem- Naveen

07 Oct 2022 | 8:30 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) Loss of keystone species due to human-induced biotic interference will have an adverse impact on the Ecosystem, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

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