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RBI to issue new Rs.100 Note in Lavender Colour, all you need to know

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue new Rs 100 denomination banknotes in lavender colour. This comes on the back of new designs introduced for Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 10 notes, in the last couple of years. “The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series,” the RBI said in a statement. While the front side depicts […]

SBI asks 70,000 employees to return compensation paid for overtime during demonetisation: Report

The State Bank of India has asked more than 70,000 employees of its former associate banks to return the compensation they received for working overtime on days following demonetisation in 2016, India Today reported on Monday. The public sector bank added these employees to its workforce after the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of […]

RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh among 4 nominated to Rajya Sabha

Former MP Ram Shakal, RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and stone artist Raghunath Mohapatra were nominated to the Rajya Sabha on Saturday, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement. The nominations were made by President Ram Nath Kovind on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the PMO said. Article 80(1)(a) of the Constitution provides that the president can nominate to the Rajya Sabha 12 […]

Wondering what life in North Korea is like? Read these 4 books to find out

We love books. But no matter how much we read, there are always dusty shelves and stories — real or fictional — that we still haven’t opened our eyes to. So every month, we’ll write about a topic, an author, or a series that catches our attention. Whether it is James Bond or Scandinavian noir, the idea is to celebrate best-sellers across the world and discover more about the unknown […]

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: MS Dhoni becomes third Indian to play 500 international matches

Mahendra Singh has turned 37. He burst on to the international scene as a sprightly 23-year-old and made the wicketkeeper-batman’s position his own. There was little doubt the Jharkhand lad was destined for greatness. Dhoni, who is part of the Indian team playing in England, celebrated his birthday with friends and family. MS Dhoni cut a cake with wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva and many teammates present. So as India’s most-decorated […]


Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins "I Am the Night" trailer

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has reunited with actor Chris Pine on TNT’s new LA noir TV series I Am the Night. The first trailer, which was dropped on Monday, reveals her tale as Pine’s Jay Singletary, a former marine-turned-tabloid reporter, helps her uncover the secrets from her past. But their investigation leads them to an infamous gynecologist who was supposedly involved in the ‘Black Dahlia’ murder in 1947. As […]

"GST Has Become A Bad Word Among People": P Chidambaram Slams Centre

Former Finance minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government on the first anniversary of the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), claiming it had raised the tax burden on the common man and had become a “bad word” among people. “The design, structure, infrastructure backbone, rate or rates and implementation of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) were so flawed that GST has become a bad word among […]


Indian jewellers set Guinness World Record with 6,690 diamonds beautifully placed in a ring! Watch

Indians love to don beautifully designed pieces of jewels. Two Indian jewellers have set the Guinness World Record with creating a glittering 18 karat rose gold lotus shaped ring containing as many as 6,690 diamonds. Yes, before your eyes begin to pop out, do take a look at the ring video below. According to Guinnessworldrecords.com, Surat-based jewellers Vishal Agarwal and Khushbu Agarwal have designed this intricate structure using 48 individual […]


Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan's Karwaan trailer

Bollywood’s one of the most talented finds, Irrfan Khan’s upcoming venture ‘Karwaan’ trailer has been unveiled and it looks like a joy ride. The film marks the Bollywood debut of south sensation Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar. The film is directed by Akarsh Khurana. It has been produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Priti Rathi Gupta. It is set to hit the screens on August 3, 2018. Watch the trailer: Please […]

Allowing women to drive could help Saudi Arabia gain $90 billion

It was a proud and historic moment for women in Saudi Arabia last Sunday when they were officially – and legally – allowed to drive vehicles in the country. It is reported that hundreds – if not more – came out to take their cars out for a spin in the capital city of Riyadh and had big smiles on their faces throughout. And it is reported that the economy […]