• RBI lowers charges on debit card payments to promote digital transactions
RBI lowers charges on debit card payments to promote digital transactions.
17 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

To promote digital transactions, the Reserve Bank has announced special measures to be adopted between 1st January 2017 and 31st March 2017.   RBI has asked banks and prepaid payment instrument...

  • Govt launches new income declaration scheme 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana'
Govt launches new income declaration scheme 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana'.
17 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) comes into effect today. Any unaccounted cash or deposit in a bank account can be disclosed under the scheme before April 1, 2017. The PMKGY provides for......

  • Vijay Diwas: Nation pays homage to martyrs of 1971 Indo-Pak war
Vijay Diwas: Nation pays homage to martyrs of 1971 Indo-Pak war.
16 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

On the occasion of 45th Vijay Diwas, the entire nation is paying tributes to the martyrs of 1971 India-Pakistan on Friday. On this day in 1971, India pulled a military victory against Pakistan. On De...

  • Supreme Court bans liquor shops on national, state highways across India
Supreme Court bans liquor shops on national, state highways across India.
15 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

The Supreme Court has ordered a ban on all liquor shops on national as well as state highways across the country. The Apex court made it clear that licenses of existing shops will not be renewed after......

  • Manipur ambush: Terrorists kill 3 policemen, injure 5
Manipur ambush: Terrorists kill 3 policemen, injure 5.
15 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

Three policemen were killed and five others seriously injured in an ambush laid by the suspected terrorists in Manipur's Chandel distict on Thursday, sources said. Police said the first incident occu...

  • Cleaning system of black money and corruption high on govt's agenda: Prime Minister Modi
Cleaning system of black money and corruption high on govt's agenda: Prime Minister Modi.
14 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that cleaning the system of black money and corruption is presently high on his agenda. Mr Modi was speaking after jointly inaugurating via video conferencing t......

  • RBI asks banks to preserve CCTV recordings of operations at branches
RBI asks banks to preserve CCTV recordings of operations at branches.
14 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to preserve CCTV recordings of operations at bank branches and currency chests to help law enforcement agencies in identifying people engaged in hoardin...

  • Both Houses of Parliament to meet today after four day break
Both Houses of Parliament to meet today after four day break.
14 Dec, 2016. \\ National.

Both the Houses of Parliament will meet today after a four day break. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has reiterated that the government is ready for debate on the issue asking the Congress to rise abov......