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Frustrated Delhiites protest with ‘ATM pooja’

Frustrated Delhiites protest with ‘ATM pooja’

Frustrated over “No Cash” messages displayed outside banks and ATMs, residents of an east Delhi locality on Sunday organized a ‘pooja’ of an ATM, praying that it dispenses some cash. The unique worship was organized in east Delhi’s Jagatpuri area, where over 50 local people …

Woman dancer shot dead for refusing dance with drunk man

Woman dancer shot dead for refusing dance with drunk man

A 22­year­old dancer was shot dead on stage allegedly by a drunk man after he was not allowed to dance with her troupe in Punjab’s Bathinda. The incident happened Saturday night during the marriage function of a local commission agent’s son in Maur here where …

RBI announces it will issue new Rs 50 and Rs 20 notes, old notes to be valid

RBI announces it will issue new Rs 50 and Rs 20 notes, old notes to be valid

The Reserve Bank of India on Sunday announced it will shortly issue new Rs 50 and Rs 20 notes bearing the signature of new Governor Urjit Patel, but existing banknotes of both denominations will continue to be legal tender. The year ‘2016’ will be printed …

Demonetization:Ramp up public spending to rein in GDP fall, India Inc tells govt

Demonetization:Ramp up public spending to rein in GDP fall, India Inc tells govt

With private consumption being grossly affected by the cash crunch due to the demonetization of high value bank notes, industry chamber Assocham Sunday urged the government to ramp up expenditure in order to partly limit the major impact on India’s GDP. “With 86 per cent …

Long queues in front of treasuries and banks, being the first salary day

Long queues in front of treasuries and banks, being the first salary day

First payday after demonetization in Kerala » Salary, pension disbursals begin in state » Long queues of people witnessed before banks and treasuries Some people turned up as early as 5.00 am at the treasuries » Salary disbursal going on smoothly in most of the …

Old Rs 500 notes valid till Dec 2 for fuel,air ticket purchase

Old Rs 500 notes valid till Dec 2 for fuel,air ticket purchase

Government has cut short the deadline of using old Rs 500 notes at petrol pumps and for buying airline tickets at airports till December 2 instead of December 15 announced earlier. With effect from December 3, 2016, old Rs 500 notes cannot be used for …

20 feared dead after fire breaks out in ammunition factory in Tamil Nadu

20 feared dead after fire breaks out in ammunition factory in Tamil Nadu

As many as 20 people were killed after fire broke out at an explosives factory near Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu. Two floors of the building were gutted in the fire. According to Manorama News, at least 24 persons were working inside the factory at the …

Trump calls Sharif “a terrific guy”, offers to help Pakistan

Trump calls Sharif “a terrific guy”, offers to help Pakistan

U.S. president­elect Donald Trump offered to help solve Pakistan’s problems and praised prime minister Nawaz Sharif as a “terrific guy” in the first call between the two men, the Pakistani leader’s office said. Historical allies in the region, Islamabad and Washington have seen relations sour …

Bhamaa as mom in Marupadi

Bhamaa as mom in Marupadi

Bhamaa as mom in Marupadi After a gap, Bhamaa is getting back to Malayalam cinema, this time as the central character in director V M Vinu’s Marupadi. The reason why she took up the film, she says, was the script that shocked and impressed her …

Shafi to direct Biju Menon for a comedy

Shafi to direct Biju Menon for a comedy

Shafi to direct Biju Menon for a comedy Biju Menon’s career got a much-needed boost with his role inShafi’s Marykkondoru Kunjaadu, and now the duo is all set to team up again for another entertainer. The director tells us that he has zeroed in on …

Nadirshah:Subject will be the hero in my films

Nadirshah:Subject will be the hero in my films

Nadirshah:Subject will be the hero in my films After the unexpected success of Nadirshah’s second directorial Kattapanayile Rithwik Roshan, there have been rumours that the filmmaker is now all set to director Mammootty for his next. However, Nadirshah tells us that the movie is still …

Bhama:I regret not acting in Vetta

Bhama:I regret not acting in Vetta

 Bhama:I regret not acting in Vetta Bhamaa was originally meant to play an important part in the filmVetta, opposite Kuncahcko Boban. However, the actress had to give the film a miss owing to date clashes. Bhama says that she still regrets not being a part …

Sheela animal rights: Take the stray dogs home, says Sheela

Sheela animal rights: Take the stray dogs home, says Sheela

Sheela animal rights: Take the stray dogs home, says Sheela A lot of brouhaha had been happening for a while, with regard to stray dog culling, and celebrities have also expressed their solidarity against the act. Veteran actress Sheelarecently said that animal lovers should be …

Ohio State Lockdown Over After Attack Sends 7 to Hospital

Ohio State Lockdown Over After Attack Sends 7 to Hospital

At least seven people were injured at Ohio State University, CNN reported, after school officials reported an active shooter on campus Monday. The seven injured were transported to the hospital, according to CNN. The suspected shooter was shot, local television station WBNS reported, citing law …

Al-Qaeda suspects arrested in TN had plans to kill PM Modi

Al-Qaeda suspects arrested in TN had plans to kill PM Modi

In raids in several places in the city, three suspected al­Qaeda operatives were arrested on Monday by the National Investigation Agency, police said Police said the three allegedly planned to attack 22 top leaders of the country including prime minister Narendra Modi. They were allegedly …