Serpentine queues outside UP ATMs, most run cash-dry

Lucknow, Nov 11 : Despite assurances by the Union Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) of “sufficient currency notes”, most ATMs here and in some other parts of Uttar Pradesh went dry on Friday. People standing in serpentine queues outside bank branches and ATM kiosks got rowdy at some places while at […]

Noida ATMs not functioning

Noida, Nov 11 : Most ATMs in Noida, including those of ICICI Bank, Canara Bank and Corporation Bank, were not operational on Friday. After the government demonetized high denomination currency notes on Tuesday night, it announced that people could withdraw the new series of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes from the ATMs starting Thursday […]

Modi loses over 3 lakh followers on Twitter

New Delhi, Nov 11 : As soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, he appeared to have lost over three lakh followers on Twitter. According to Twitter counter, Modi Twitter handle lost 3,13,312 followers a day after the announcement was made. Modi, who tweets from @narendramodi, has […]

’30 mn tobacco growers will be hit by alternate crop farming’

By Rupesh Dutta Greater Noida, Nov 11 : As South Asian countries including India have proposed an alternate crop farming for tobacco farmers, the President of International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA), Daniel Green, on Friday termed the move aggressive, saying the decision will affect the livelihood of 30 million tobacco growers across the world. Daniel […]

11-year old Pune girl wins ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest

New Delhi, Nov 11 : Eleven-year-old Pune girl Anvita Prashant Telang has been named national winner of the “Doodle 4 Google” contest. The sixth standard student from Vibgyor High School in Balewadi area was chosen for her Doodle submission on the theme titled “If I could teach anyone anything, it would be”. The Doodle will […]

All 42 Punjab Congress MLAs submit resignations over SYL decision

Chandigarh, Nov 11 : All 42 opposition Congress legislators in Punjab on Friday submitted their resignations over the Supreme Court decision on a presidential reference regarding a 2004 law on sharing of the Sutlej-Yamuna river waters. The Congress also announced a statewide protest on November 13 over what it said was the state government’s failure […]