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 Now, you cannot use the old Rs 500 notes anymore, anywhere
65 Views, 16-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

  With the government having no plans to extend the exemptions on usage of the old Rs 500 beyond December 15, the currency note is now an invalid legal tender for any usage anywhere.   This means that from Friday, the old Rs 500 note can no longer be used for paying utility bills, schoo...Read more

Banks get Rs 12.44 lakh crore in old notes till Dec 10: RBI
86 Views, 13-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: RBI today said banks have garnered Rs 12.44 trillion (Rs 12.44 lakh crore) in banned notes till December 10, while they have issued Rs 4.61 trillion to them since the demonetisation drive began 35 days ago.  "The old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, which have been returned to the Reserve ...Read more

 Make digital payments and win weekly, quarterly lucky draws: Government
73 Views, 12-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

:   All consumers and merchants using digital payments shall be eligible     There are two levels of incentive amounts available under the scheme: Weekly lucky draw of the transaction IDs generated in that week, the contours of which are being finalized. And quarterly draw for gr...Read more

Cyclonic storm ’Vardah’ to make landfall near Chennai
72 Views, 11-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Severe cyclonic storm \’Vardah\’ over the Bay of Bengal will make landfall near Chennai tomorrow, the weather office said today, as the coastal states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh brace to deal with it. The system is expected to bring heavy rainfall in coastal districts of Tamil N...Read more

Not allowed to speak in Lok Sabha, so speaking at Jan Sabha: Modi
56 Views, 10-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Responding to the Opposition\’s comments on the Centre\’s demonetisation move, he said that no party had asked him to roll back the decision, but they had all asked for more efficient implementation. "During elections, we have a lot of heated debates, but at the end, we all call f...Read more

After Rahul Gandhi, now Vijay Mallya’s Twitter, email accounts hacked
129 Views, 09-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya\’s twitter and email accounts were hacked today, with the hacker posting details of his purported bank account, offshore investments, luxury cars, passwords and phone number.  Mallya, who fled to London in March as banks chased him over loan default ...Read more

Allahabad High Court upholds PM Modi’s election from Varanasi
166 Views, 07-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Upholding Prime Minister Narendra Modi\’s election from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, the Allahabad High Court today dismissed a petition by his Congress opponent challenging it. Passing the order, Justice Vikram Nath also rapped petitioner Ajay Rai, Congress MLA and the party\’s c...Read more