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Urjit Patel Briefs Parliamentary Panel On Notes Ban, Reforms In RBI

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Tuesday appeared before a parliamentary panel to talk on demonetization and NPA situation in the public sector banks, among other issues, sources said. Patel was before scheduled to appear before the panel on November 12. The source said matter related to November 2016 demonetization of old Rs. 500/1000 notes, reforms in …

IRCTC joins the bandwagon, trolls IndiGo over new web check-in controversy

“We believe in being as clear with our customers as we can be! No hidden charges on any bookings made via IRCTC Air!” tweeted the official Twitter handle of IRCTC. The tweet comes after budget airlines IndiGo was slammed for launching extra charges for web check-in for all seats. Though IndiGo clarified that there is …

Lashkar terrorist, allegedly involved in editor Shujaat Bukhari murder, killed in Kashmir encounter

Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and Pakistani terrorist Naveed Jatt, wanted in the killing of Kashmiri editor Shujaat Bukhari, was killed in an encounter in Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday. Another militant was also murdered and three army personnel injured in the gunfight. AscertainingJatt’s death, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbagh Singh said, “We’ll be writing to the …

India will not participate in SAARC unless Pakistan ends terror, says Sushma Swaraj

Ahead of the stone laying ceremony of Kartarpur corridor by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday threatened to pull out of the SAARC Summit, stating that there would be no dialogue with Pakistan until it stops sponsoring terrorist activities. “Unless and until Pakistan stops terrorist activities in India there …

Why the US battle in Afghanistan refuses to end

US forces experienced the worst loss of life this year in Afghanistan when three soldiers were demised in a Taliban bombing Tuesday. Three more soldiers and an American contractor were wounded. The deaths took place when a roadside bomb went off near Ghazni City, in the southeastern province of the same name, killing Special Forces …

1984 Anti-Sikh riots

The Delhi High court on Wednesday upheld the jail-term of 88 people, more than 22 years after they were convicted for their indulging in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and awarded them five-year jail term. On August 27, 1996, a sessions court had convicted 88 out of 107 people captured on November 2, 1984, for rioting, …

New PAN Card Rules To Come Into Effect From December 5.

India Post, the postal system of the country offers various saving schemes with different rates of interest. Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS), one such scheme offered by India Post, works as an investment avenue and helps in generating wealth for a successful retirement life. SCSS earns an interest rate of 8.7 percent per annum, which …

India Better Prepared 10 Years After 261 Terror Attack, Says Navy Chief

India is better prepared and better conducted since a group of sea-borne terrorists struck at the heart of Mumbai 10 years back, thanks to a string of security measures including a layered maritime surveillance, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba has said. “We have come a long way since then,” he told PTI in an interview …

Congress rally in Medchal

Former TRS leader and Chevella MP Konda Vishweshwar Reddy Sunday hinted at the possibility of a “tacit understanding” among the ruling party in Telangana and the BJP behind Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s move to dissolve the Vidhan Sabha before completion of its full term. The dissolution of the Assembly in September this year had …

Rupee Gains 39 Paise Against Dollar Amid Plunging Crude Prices

The rupee gained 39 paise to 70.30 paise against the US dollar in early trade on Monday between plunging crude oil prices. Weakness in the American currency and a positive opening of domestic equity markets lifted the rupee, traders were stated as saying in the PTI report. On Thursday, the rupee had closed at 70.69 …

Feud Not Over, Centre To Push Governance Changes In Next RBI Meet

The government needs to discuss changes to the Reserve Bank of India’s governance structure at a board meeting next month, comprising setting up some oversight panels, Economic Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg told ET Now. Garg, who is a government nominee for the RBI board, told another television channel, CNBC-TV18, that the administration will ask for …

J&K

Senior PDP leader Vikas Bhatti, Swarnkaar Sangh district president Ashutosh Kapoor and Purani Mandi Shopkeepers’ Association president Rakesh Jandial, combined with their supporters, joined the BJP Sunday in the presence of party state president Ravinder Raina in a function held at the party headquarter here. BJP state general secretary YudhvirSethi, state secretary Ajay Pargal and …