Finance Ministry starts groundwork for fresh banking mergers

NEW DELHI: The next wave of bank consolidation is planned during the October-December quarter of the current fiscal with the Finance Ministry starting to seek information from PSBs on possible targets for amalgamation/mergers and acquisitions with justification on how such an initiative will synergise operations and strengthen the bank. Government sources said that heads of all public sector banks (PSBs) have been asked to be ready with their consolidation plan so that it could be placed before the alternative mechanism (AM) of the new government as soon as it is…

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Amazon Prime Day Sale Starts July 16: OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Huawei P20 Pro, and More Deals Previewed

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 will be available with an extra discount in exchange offer Huawei P20 Pro, P20 Lite will see a price cut Amazon Prime Day sale will go on for 36 hours Amazon is back with its Prime Day sale on July 16, and the event is set to go on for 36 hours. During the Amazon sale period, the e-commerce site will list a host of offers on smartphones, electronics, home, furniture, and other categories for its Prime members exclusively. This sale will see offers and deals on a list…

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Google Lens Visual Search Assistant Feature Starts Rolling Out on Pixel, Pixel 2 Phones

Google has started rolling out visual search feature Google Lens in Assistant for the first batch of Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphones. “The first users have spotted the visual search feature up and running on their Pixel and Pixel 2 phones,” 9to5Google reported late on Friday. At first built into the Photos app, with the launch of the Pixel XL 2, Google Lens can recognise things like addresses and books, among others. In Photos, the feature can be activated when viewing any image or screenshot. However, in Google Assistant, it is integrated right into the sheet that pops up after holding…

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