Nigeria Prez seeks USD 1 bn in loan to fight insurgents

Embattled Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan sought parliamentary approval to borrow up to USD 1 billion in foreign loan to fight an insurgency by Boko Haram militants which has claimed thousands of lives in the past five years.

YSRCP wants AP govt to waive farm loans

As Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the effects of deficient rain, the YSR Congress Party today urged the Chandrababu Naidu-led government to act on its poll promise of waiving all agriculture loans for the benefit of farmers.

World Bank approves $12 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan

The World Bank has approved a $12 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan that will be disbursed over five years, the country`s finance ministry and the global lender said on Friday.

ADB to grant loan of Rs 1200 cr for reconstruction of Uttarakhand

The ADB will grant a loan of Rs 1,200 crore to Uttarakhand government for the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in disaster-hit areas of the state.

China loans Pakistan $6.5 billion for nuclear plants

China has agreed to grant cash- strapped Pakistan USD 6.5 billion for two nuclear power plants being constructed in Karachi as part of efforts to deepen bilateral civil nuclear cooperation.

Russia grants USD 2 billion loan to Belarus

President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will provide its ex-Soviet neighbor and ally Belarus with USD 2 billion in loans next year.

Loan scheme for disabled students at IGNOU

IGNOU is the world`s largest open university system with a pan-India and international reach with flexible entry qualifications.

Seven persons put on trial in graft case

Seven persons, including two public servants, and a private firm have been put on trial by a Delhi court for allegedly conspiring to cheat a nationalised bank of Rs 3.36 crore by forging documents to take loan.

Farmers to get loans to the tune of Rs 72,000 crore: AP CM

The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh plans to disburse loans to the tune of Rs 72,000 crore to farmers this year, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said on Monday.

USD 300 million ADB loan to Chhattisgarh

Asian Development Bank would provide USD 300 million loan to the Chhattisgarh government for overhauling over 900 kilometres of roads in the state by 2017.

Banks recasting Rs 1,300 cr loan to Goa mining sector

Following the go-ahead by the Reserve Bank, banks have begun restructuring the loans worth around Rs 1,300 crore given to iron ore miners and other stakeholders such as truckers and shipping lines.

J&K govt distributes Rs 50 L loan to underprivileg

Jammu and Kashmir SC, ST and Backward Classes Development Corporation distributed loan cheques worth Rs 50 lakh among 60 beneficiaries.

Bihar: Youth`s hands cut for not repaying loan

A young man whose hands were chopped off after he failed to repay a loan languishes on the floor of a govt hospital.

Farmer jumps to death from Indore hospital

A farmer, reportedly facing loan
burden, first consumed poison and then jumped to death Friday morning from the hospital where he was admitted, police said.

Bihar to put pressure on banks for giving farm loan: Modi

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, who holds the additional charge of Finance, said the state government would exert pressure on the banks for according priority for sanctioning and disbursing loans to farmers and entrepreneurs.

Duchess of York got loan from wealthy US pedophile

Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah are in news for their ties to a wealthy US sex offender.

Bangladesh to get $63 mn loan from Kuwait

The loan aims to help Dhaka in a power project and to achieve food security.

Pak court adjourns till Feb 10 hearing of plea against Sharifs

The petition is asking for recovery of loans worth about Rs 3 bn from Nawaz Sharif and his relatives.

MP to provide loans to farmers at 1% interest rate

In the wake of reports of farmers
committing suicides in Madhya Pradesh due to crop failure and mounting debts, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the state will give loans to farmers at one per
cent interest rate.

Loan scam: CBI to quiz main accused

A special court on Thursday allowed CBI to take Rajesh Sharma, prime accused in the kickbacks for loans scam, to the investigating agency`s office for questioning.

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