Farmers can buy seeds with old Rs 500 notes

New Delhi, Nov 21 .  The government on Monday allowed farmers to purchase seeds with the demonetised bank notes of Rs 500 value.The seeds, using old notes, can be bought from the...

No plan to seal lockers, confiscate jewellery: Government 

New Delhi, Nov 18 .  Scotching rumours, the Finance Ministry said on Friday there is no move to seal bank lockers and neither it is true that the ink of the new...

Currency press capacity: Around 6 months needed to replenish Rs 500 notes

New Delhi, Nov 17. Will new notes which replace the demonetised currency find itself in circulation soon? Unlikely, if the capacity of all the currency printing presses in the country is...

Cash withdrawal norms eased for farmers, agri-traders, weddings 

New Delhi, Nov 17. The government on Thursday announced a set of seven decisions pertaining to demonetisation, mainly aimed at smooth sowing season ahead, including permission to farmers to withdraw up to...

Demonetisation hits foreign participants at trade fair

New Delhi, Nov 16 .  Foreign participants at the 36th India International Trade Fair (IITF) are facing a severe cash crunch with most complaining of having "zero" or "very limited" Indian money...

Want to make India most open economy, says Modi

Tokyo, Nov 11. Stressing that strong India-Japan ties will be a "stabilising factor" in Asia and the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he wants India to be the...

Demonetisation effect: Hospital refuses to accept coins, delays patient’s release

Kolkata, Nov 11. There was commotion in a city private hospital on Thursday after its management refused to release a patient, whose relatives had paid the entire bill amount of Rs 40,000...
Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Mumbai, Oct 24 - In a surprise move, industrial conglomerate Tata Sons on Monday replaced Cyrus P. Mistry as its Chairman and named Ratan Tata as the interim chairman of the company.The...
Modi calls for intra-BRICS trade target of $500 bn by 2020

Modi calls for intra-BRICS trade target of $500 bn by 2020

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 - The 8th BRICS Summit concluded here on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling upon leaders of the group of emerging economies to double the size of...
Now, replacement Samsung Note 7 catches fire on US plane

Now, replacement Samsung Note 7 catches fire on US plane

New York/New Delhi, Oct 6 - Samsung woes over its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are far from over it appears. Now, a replacement Note 7 device reportedly caught fire on a US...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

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...