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Emergency Declared in Maldives, India Issues Travel Advisory

A day after he refused to abide by the Supreme Court’s order to release political prisoners, Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a 15-days State of Emergency in the country. Yameen on Sunday refused to accept the Supreme Court order to release political prisoners and reinstate 12 MPs who defected to the opposition. Protests are being held across the country since President Yameen refused to follow SC’s ruling. The […]

Iran's earthquake death toll raised to 530: declared an emergency

Iran’s earthquake death toll raised to 530: declared an emergency Iranian officials have raised the death toll from Sunday’s earthquake of 7.3 magnitude on its border with Iraq to at least 530, making it the deadliest in the world this year. At least 7,460 people were injured during the earthquake, which hit seven big cities and 1,950 villages in the province. Officials said 12,000 houses had been completely destroyed and […]

Black money: In case of emergency, try this to exchange Rs 500, 1000 notes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black money, fake currency and corruption According to an official statement by PM Modi, persons holding old notes of five hundred or one thousand rupees can deposit these notes in their bank or post office accounts from 10th November till close of […]