Most RBI branches house shredding centres and the notes will be recycled for office and industrial use
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What RBI Will Do With 18 Billion 500 and 1,000 Rupee Notes

NEW DELHI: Old notes can be used till December 15 at petrol pumps and government utilities and deposited in banks till the end of that month. But what happens to the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned earlier this month to combat corruption and black money? The demonetisation exercise sucked […]

Arvind Kejriwal earning huge money in sale of auto-rickshaws in Delhi?
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Arvind Kejriwal earning huge money in sale of auto-rickshaws in Delhi?

New Delhi: In a shocking accusation, Swaraj India on Tuesday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is earning huge money in the sale of auto-rickshaws in the national capital. Also, Swaraj India has demanded a CBI inquiry. Nexus between Kejriwal govt, auto mafia? Dubbing the whole affair an unholy nexus between the Delhi Government […]

J&K: Seven army men killed in terror attack at Army post in Nagrota, all terrorists neutralised
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J&K: Seven army men killed in terror attack at Army post in Nagrota, all terrorists neutralised

Two officers and five jawans were killed on Tuesday after militants in police uniform attacked an army artillery unit in Nagrota on the outskirts of the city, said Lt Colonel Manish Mehta, Defence PRO. He said all three militants were killed in the encounter. There was also a hostage crisis after the militants stormed the […]

Bharat Bandh today: India braces for large scale protests, shutdown
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Bharat Bandh today: India braces for large scale protests, shutdown

However, with most parties opting out of the protests, it is likely to be a flop show today, except maybe in Kerala and Bengal. As people continue to face hardship standing in lines outside ATMs and banks, opposition parties have called for a nationwide protest against the demonetisation drive on Monday. Though many are expecting […]

Protests against the move have been held in the capital, Delhi
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India rupee ban: Sporadic ‘day of rage’ protests against cash ban

Several thousand people have demonstrated in a number of Indian cities against the government’s ban on two major currency notes. Earlier this month, the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes were banned overnight, causing chaos as people lined up at banks to exchange their old currency. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended the decision saying it […]

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As AAP gets back to work, minister says party workers will monitor hospitals

In his first speech as Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged police to arrest and punish anyone who sports an AAP cap and engages in “hooliganism”. He said he was told that this had happened at public hospitals during the previous AAP government’s 49-day tenure. A day later, Health Minister Satyendra Jain told Newsline […]

Headless body of woman found inside manhole in south Delhi
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Headless body of woman found inside manhole in south Delhi

NEW DELHI: A headless body of a woman was found inside a manhole on the premises of a four-storey building in south Delhi’s Munirka. Senior police officers said that the body, found late on Friday, was decomposed and had a tattoo on the lower back. They are trying to establish the identity of the woman. […]

Court Stops Firecracker Sales in New Delhi to Curb Pollution
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Court Stops Firecracker Sales in New Delhi to Curb Pollution

NEW DELHI —  India’s top court has stopped firecracker sales in and around New Delhi as the worst season for air pollution begins. The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government-run Central Pollution Control Board to study and report in six months on the harm caused by the materials in firecrackers. The court ordered the […]

NIA raids Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation premises
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NIA raids Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation premises

MUMBAI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted raids at 10 premises of controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation+(IRF) in Mumbai. The NIA had registered a case against Zakir Naik+ and others on Friday under 10,13,18 of UAPA and section 153A of IPC. The searches began on Saturday morning with the help of […]

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri
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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri

JAMMU: Pakistani army targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouridistrict on Saturday morning with mortars and small arms fire. “Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Nowshera sector from 1030 hours using 120 mm mortars and small arms fire. Our army is giving a befitting response […]