One arrested in Odisha with fake Rs 2,000 notes

Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 : A youth was arrested in Odisha on charges of circulating counterfeits of newly released Rs 2,000 notes, said police on Tuesday. Madhusudan Meher of Jharsuguda was arrested while he was trying to use the fake bills at a petrol pump in Sunarimunda. The employee of a Maruti filling station at Sunarimunda […]

Counting begins in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry assembly polls

Chennai, Nov 22 : Ruling party candidates in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry shot into initial lead as counting of votes in the four assembly constituencies began on Tuesday. Polls were held in three assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu – Thirupparankundram, Aravakkurichi and Thanjavur- and Nellithope constituency in Puducherry on November 19. According to Election Commission […]

Clear Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 22 : It was a clear Tuesday morning here marked with shallow fog. The minimum temperature was recorded at 10.8 degrees Celsius, one below the season’s average. “It was clear sky with mist/shallow fog in the morning,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). According to the weather office, the […]

Light rain forecast in Kashmir plains, snow in higher reaches

Srinagar, Nov 22 : Temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir showed improvement on Tuesday because of the nightlong cloud cover as the weather office forecast scattered light rain in the plains and snow in higher reaches. “The nightlong cloud cover helped further improvement in the night temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir, we are expecting scattered light […]

Positive global cues lift equity markets

Mumbai, Nov 22 : Broadly positive Asian markets, along with higher global crude oil prices and value buying pushed the Indian equity markets higher during the early morning trade session on Tuesday. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) gained 83.65 points or 1.05 per cent to 8,012.75 points. The barometer 30-scrip […]

Australia’s ‘lifetime ban’ on illegal asylum seekers may fail

Canberra, Nov 22 : The Australian government’s controversial plan to impose lifetime bans on all illegal asylum seekers may fail, as crossbench senators on Tuesday denied their support to the bill in its current form. Despite being approved by the House of Representatives in November, the bill is set to fail unless Immigration Minister Peter […]