PM stresses role of financial markets in Indian economy

Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 24 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the crucial role played by financial markets for the growth of the Indian economy but warned of damages they can...
How Modi changed "war on black money" to "war on all currency"

How Modi changed “war on black money” to “war on all currency”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on November 8, 2016 to announce the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.The speech (in English) lasted 25 minutes. The Prime Minister...

No questions if old notes deposited in one go: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 20 - Following RBI's announcement of stricter rules for depositing demonetised currency, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has clarified that no questions will be asked if any amount of old...
Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app

Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app

New York, June 4 - Social media giant Facebook is removing the messaging capability from its mobile web application to push people to Messenger, a media report has said.According to the report...

Ola to invest Rs 100 cr to skill 100,000 drivers in India

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 19 - Car rental aggregator firm Ola on Monday announced plans to invest Rs 100 crore towards skill development in India and empower 100,000 driver-partners in the next...

World Bank cancels $100m loan to Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 8. The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan approved for a natural gas efficiency project, citing a lack of interest on the part of a Pakistani gas distribution...

State limit of cash account holder can withdraw: SC to government

New Delhi, Dec 9 - The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to state the threshold limit of cash that each account holder can withdraw from banks across the country without...

Areas where concession on use of denotified notes ends at midnight

New Delhi, Nov 24 - Following is a list of areas where the concession to use the denotified Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for emergency cash needs will cease from the...

Rs.1 lakh crore for road infrastructure in northeast: Gadkari

New Delhi, May 28 - Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that the government will invest Rs.one lakh crore in the northeast region to develop road infrastructure...
Demonetisation may exacerbate public health crisis

Demonetisation may exacerbate public health crisis

A spate of deaths due to hospitals refusing to accept invalid currency notes has come to attention after Prime Minister Narendra Modis announcement invalidating 86 per cent of Indias currency on...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...