While the lender’s non-performing assets (NPAs) and provisioning against bad loans fell during the quarter when compared with same quarter last year, but sequentially (i.e. when compared with first quarter) there was deterioration in NPA numbers.
Sumer Singh, senior manager at the PNB's Kanwali branch in Rewari district of Haryana, and his accomplice Satish were nabbed by the agency while the latter was accepting the bribe from the complainant, they said.
Earlier this year, the ED had requested the Interpol to issue a Red Notice against Nehal for his role in helping Nirav Modi. It found Nehal "knowingly and intentionally" assisted Nirav in concealing the alleged laundering of money and "destroying evidence".
The CBI had last month moved applications in separate cases of alleged conspiracy to defraud PNB to the tune of Rs 13,400 crore, seeking lie-detector tests on Shetty claiming it wanted to ascertain the “undue pecuniary advantage” he obtained in violating bank rules in favour of Modi and Choksi.
Called the 'Lie Detector Tests', several instruments are used including cardiographs, sensitive electrodes and injections in the course of these examinations to put a person in a hypnotic state to 'reduce' their ability to lie or manipulate.
In his reply to the CBI plea filed on Wednesday, 63-year old Gokulnath Shetty has said that he is a senior citizen and has been suffering from various health issues, including high blood pressure and vertigo.
The Punjab National Bank (PNB) has released the admit card at its official website, pnbindia.in. Accordinh to the official notification, the call letters for 325 posts were to be released on Thursday, March 14, 2019 but it was delayed as the PNB website was under maintenance