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Traders’ association scotches rumours of nationwide strike

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Saturday denied that it has called a six-day nationwide strike to oppose Centre’s move to demonetise …

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Performance Reviews Are Still Alive In Facebook

Performance reviews might have been declared dead by social media a long time ago, but they are still alive at Facebook (NYSE:FB)–the company.<p>There’s a good reason for it: management thinks that performance reviews are by default the most practical way of evaluating employees–just because other …

Finance ministry asks RBI to set up special cell to monitor fake currency notes

<b>New Delhi:</b> Concerned over circulation of fake currency in the country, the finance ministry on Saturday asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to set …

Demonetisation: RBI lists out what you can do with the cash you have in emergency

After the ban on use of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 from 8 November midnight, the government has said it would allow spending these denominations in select …

India, Japan differ on nuclear tests

In signing the civil nuclear agreement with India, Japan made a major exception for a non-signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), based on …

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PM Modi to lay foundation stone for airport and electronic city in Goa on Sunday

<b>Panaji:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the coastal state of Goa on Sunday to lay foundation stone for two projects, namely Greenfield …

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 note ban: Demonetisation would only affect common man, says Chidambaram

<b>Chennai:</b> Disputing government's claim that demonetisation of higher value currency notes would check black money, former Union Finance Minister P …

South Korean President concedes ground, to let parliament choose her PM

South Korea’s president said on Tuesday she will allow parliament to choose her prime minister, a major political concession to growing anger as she …

Government to probe Rs 2,000 note leak on Web

Did markets already got a whiff of the announcement that government will take back Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from the market.From last 2-3 days …

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Delhi Government Issues 8-Point Health Advisory On How To Deal With Pollution

After seeking suggestions from citizens, the Delhi government on Monday issued a health advisory to the national capital's residents giving them tips …

Bhopal jailbreak: Madhya Pradesh government suspends senior official

The Madhya Pradesh government suspended Deputy Inspector General (Jails) Mansharam Patel on Tuesday for alleged negligence in connection with the …

Stock futures fall 1.7 percent after government abolishes larger banknotes | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The SGX India Nifty futures contract fell 1.7 percent in early trade in Singapore on Wednesday, indicating losses for Indian stock markets after a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to abolish larger denomination banknotes.<p>A customer waits to deposit 1000 Indian …

This is What Will Happen When the Indian Government Demonetizes ₹500 and ₹1000 Notes

<i>What do you think of the decision by the Indian Government to demonetize ₹500 and ₹1000 notes? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Awdhesh Singh, IRS officer with 25 years of expereince in</b> …

Rahul questions government’s demonetization move

Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for declaring Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes invalid, wondering as to how bringing in …

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Plea in SC seeks quashing of demonetisation decision

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking a judicial order quashing the government’s decision to “immediately discontinue” the …

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‘Desi’ wave hits US: Record 5 Indian-Americans set to be elected to Congress

Indian-Americans have bagged four congressional seats so far in the 2016 elections, marking a new high for a minority that has pursed political power …

Cash deposit limit of Rs 2.5 lakh: Has the government given the game away?

The Modi government has been criticized by its detractors for making a virtual midnight crackdown on high value currency notes---Rs 500 and Rs …

Government's Shock Withdrawal Of Rs 500, Rs 1000 Notes Sparks Chaos In Cash Economy

India's sudden withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from circulation, in a bid to flush out money hidden from the tax man, caused chaos on …

Government imposes levy on flights, seeks to allay fare hike fears

Flyers will soon have to shell out more for air travel with the government’s decision to levy up to Rs 8,500 per flight on major routes to fund the …

Don’t aggravate Maoist situation, find peaceful solution: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday observed that there is an aggravation of Maoist situation and the government should take a “pragmmatic view of life” and …

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SYL row: Punjab readies water bill, Haryana stops bus service

The Punjab government is likely to bring a new bill on the inter-state water dispute in a move that could complicate the legal tussle with Haryana …

भारत की 'नोट बंदी' का असर विदेशों में भी

मोदी सरकार ने काले धन पर अंकुश लगाने के मक़सद से 500 और 1000 के नोट बंद करने का फ़ैसला लिया है. इस फैसले का असर सिर्फ़ देश में ही नहीं, भारत के पड़ोसी मुल्कों में भी देखने को मिल रहा है.<p><b>बांग्लादेश</b><p>बांग्लादेश की वेबसाइट बीडीन्यूज24 डॉटकॉम के अनुसार भारत में हजारों बांग्लादेशी अक्सर इलाज कराने के लिए …

e-Commerce firms limit cash-on-delivery orders after Government announces Rs. 500, Rs 1000 demonetisation

Cash-on-Delivery (CoD) orders from e-Commerce companies in India have been adversely affected, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that all …

Central government employees get shield as Centre clears changes in anti-graft law

<b>New Delhi:</b> All central government employees may get a ‘shield’ from prosecution as the Centre has okayed changes in anti-corruption law and decided …

Supreme Court ruling means firms have to pay up state tax worth billions of rupees | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition by major firms seeking the withdrawal of a tax on the movement of goods through the states, a decision that would force them to pay an estimated $4.5 billion in back taxes and interest.<p>Supreme Court is pictured through a gate in New …

The Government of India Should Support Bitcoin to Create a Cashless Society

This Tuesday Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced without prior warning that high-denomination rupee notes are to be taken out of …

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Supreme Court rules states have right to levy entry tax on goods coming in

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the constitutional validity of the state legislations with regard to levy of entry tax on goods coming into its …

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