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NEW DELHI

The Union government has made holding of more than 10 junked Rs 500/1000 notes a penal offence punishable with a minimum Rs 10,000 fine, but the harsher four-year jail term has been dropped.

Says Cong leadership has become after demonetisation
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Agencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Saturday, in which he is expected to spell out the roadmap ahead after the expiry of the 50-day period for depositing of demonetised notes on Friday.

NEW DELHI

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has wished speedy recovery to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj who underwent a kidney transplant recently. According to official sources, Sharif wrote a letter to Swaraj wishing her quick recovery.

NEW DELHI

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday accepted Delhi's Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung's resignation and appointed Anil Baijal as his successor. Delhi tourism and culture minister Kapil Mishra welcomed Baijal's appointment as Delhi's Lt.

Report by: 
Debanjan Mukherjee

Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmad toady alleged that the BJP-led Union government disrupted the entire winter session of the Parliament just to prevent the Opposition from raising questions on charges of personal corruption against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Says he needs it for video conference of Prez with all state Guvs on Jan 5
Report by: 
Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

In another development that might worsen the already strained relations between the central and the state government, Governor Kesri Nath Tripathy has sought the update of all central schemes going on in various sectors of the state government.

Visits SER headquarters
Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain held a meeting with the General Manager, Eastern Railway, Ghanshyam Singh and other principal head of the departments of Eastern Railway at its Headquarters at Fairlie Place today to review the performance of Eastern Railway during the current financial year.

Kolkata

Shristi, today, announced that they have elevated the role of Abhishek Bhardwaj as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Mr Bhardwaj takes over the charge from Dheeraj Dogra. Mr Bharadwaj is associated with Shristi since 2003.

Burnpur

The Blast Furnace “Kalyani” at IISCO Steel Plant crossed its rated capacity of hot metal production in a day by producing 8184 Tons of hot metal on Dec 27.

Durgapur

Durgapur Steel Plant has started CEO’s communication exercise titled ‘Yes!! I Will Make The Difference” for turnaround of DSP for the young managers of the plant. The entire exercise will cover around 780 young managers working in DSP.

Mumbai

RBI on Thursday said GST and demonetisation have the potential to transform the economy, "notwithstanding some inconvenience to public and momentary adverse impact on growth", even as it flagged elevated risks due to continuous deterioration in banks' asset quality.

NEW DELHI

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday the effects of the November 8 demonetisation were not as bad as they were being made out to be and asserted that there has been a sharp jump in tax collections and economic activity, including in winter crop sowing.

NEW DELHI

Jaitley on Thursday said that the impact of demonetisation is clearly visible with tax collection figures seeing double-digit growth.

NEW DELHI

After accusing former chairman Cyrus Mistry of breaching confidentiality rules, Tata Sons Thursday asked the ousted chairman to return all classified papers and sign an undertaking within 48 hours that he would not disclose such information in future.

NEW DELHI

Demonetisation might have made it difficult for people to arrange bribes in new currency but some babus are finding unique ways around the problem like by allowing bribes in instalments.

NEW DELHI

The ED has arrested controversial lawyer Rohit Tandon here in connection with a money laundering probe in a case of seizure of Rs 13.6 crore after police raided a law firm premises as part of an anti-black money operation post demonetisation.

Mumbai

State-run Bank of Baroda and Heritage Foods Ltd (HFL) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide dairy loans to farmers through the lenders branches across the country.

NEW DELHI

Jewellery firm Rajesh Exports Thursday said it has won a Rs 929-crore export order from the United Arab Emirates.

Chandigarh

Air India (AI) will start a flight between Leh and Chandigarh from December 31, an official said here on Thursday. The flight will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday every week, an AI spokesman said.

NEW DELHI
Rising for the third straight day, gold prices rose by another INR 150 to INR 28,350 per 10 grams, tracking positive global cues amid continued buying by local jewellers.
Mumbai

Snapping two days of losses, the rupee today recovered by 14 paise to close at 68.10 per dollar on fresh selling of the US currency by banks and exporters in view of weakness in greenback overseas amid a revival in domestic equities.

Mumbai
The prices of aluminium, copper and zinc are unlikely to increase further following higher production resulting in surplus markets this year, a report said here.
NEW DELHI

Property market was the economy's underbelly this year and demonetisation towards the fag end only made it more isolated.

NEW DELHI

RBI's newly appointed Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, a noted economist, Thursday said he will give his best in the new role.

Chennai

Expressing doubts over the circumstances leading to death of former chief minister Jayalalithaa, a Madras High Court judge indicated that he may order exhumation of the body after a plea before the court sought a probe by an inquiry commission or a fact-finding commit

NEW DELHI

Two new Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh have been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016, the literary organisation announced today.

Hyderabad

The Indian Railways is working on a comprehensive strategy to make train travel safe and comfortable, making it a preferred mode of transportation for all, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today.

NEW DELHI

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari today accepted the resignation of actor-turned politician Mithun Chakraborty from the Upper House. Chakraborty, a Trinamool Congress(TMC) MP, representing West Bengal has resigned from the Upper House citing health reasons.

Jaipur/Srinagar

Congress today demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologise to the nation for the "suffering" caused to the people by note-ban when he speaks on New Year's eve and vowed to hold country-wide protests from January 6.

NEW DELHI

BJP today warned Congress of legal action over its "baseless and untrue" allegations, including that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its chief Amit Shah have links with Gujarat businessman Mahesh Shah, who is being probed for declaring unaccounted income of Rs 13,860

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