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8 November, 2018 2:31 PM Demonetisation broke backbone of anti-national activities' financing: Mukhtar Naqvi

Taking on the opposition for calling demonetisation a "dark day", Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said it marks a day when the backbone anti-national activities such as terror funding and accumulating black money was broken. On the second anniversary of note ban, Naqvi said post-demonetisation an attempt was made to vitiate the atmosphere. The government's 100

8 November, 2018 10:37 AM Arun Jaitley justifies Demonetisation, says shake-up required to make India move to digital transactions

New Delhi: On the second anniversary of Demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dismissed the “ill-informed criticism” of the note ban. Refusing claims that almost the entire cash money got deposited in the banks, Jaitley in a Facebook post wrote that confiscation of currency was not an objective of Demonetisation. “Getting it into the formal economy 149

8 November, 2018 6:52 AM Jet Airways Diwali sale extended till November 11; avail 30% off on domestic, international flights

Passengers under this offer can get upto 30 percent discount on base fare in Première and Economy. New Delhi: Jet Airways has extended its 2018 Diwali sale till November 11, offering discounts of up to 30 percent discount on domestic as well as international flight across the company's network. Tickets under the scheme must be purchased between October 165

8 November, 2018 6:37 AM Havoc demonetisation caused is now evident: Manmohan Singh

Describing demonetisation as an "ill-fated" and "ill-thought" exercise, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on the decision's second anniversary on Thursday that the havoc it unleashed on the economy and society is now evident. The Congress leader asked the government to not resort to further unorthodox, short-term economic measures that can cause 138

8 November, 2018 6:24 AM Reason behind demonetisation still a mystery: Arvind Kejriwal

On the second anniversary of demonetisation, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday questioned the rationale behind the Modi government's note ban move and termed it as "a self inflicted deep wound" on the Indian economy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, announced a ban on then in use Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination 112

4 November, 2018 8:21 PM Maithripala Sirisena announces reconvening of Parliament on Nov 14

COLOMBO: President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced reconvening of Parliament on November 14, which he had suspended two days after sacking Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe and replacing him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksha. According to a gazette notification, issued by his Secretary Udaya R Seneviratne on Sunday evening, the assembly 273

4 November, 2018 11:47 AM Reward Those Who Remain Single: Ramdev's Carrot And Stick On Population

The Yoga guru had said it is not easy to be a family man. "It's tough. Marriage is not an easy thing, many are yet to get married, and several are done with it." Yoga teacher Ramdev, popular across millions of households, has said in this country with a billion-plus population, unmarried people like him should be honoured. Conversely, he prescribed a penalty 153

3 November, 2018 11:14 AM India, other nations to benefit from US waiver on Iran oil buys: Dharmendra Pradhan

"In the current geopolitically challenging scenario, India has managed to convince international leaders," Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. India and other leading oil buyers will benefit from the waiver the United States has granted them from Iran sanctions, the South Asian nation's oil minister said on November 3. The US said it will temporarily 101

3 November, 2018 9:40 AM Vice-President Naidu Says India Keen To Strengthen Relations With Africa

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu today began his second leg of the three-nation trip to Africa from Harare and said India is keen to strengthen its relations with Zimbabwe and share expertise with African countries. Mr Naidu, the first high-ranking Indian Government official to visit Zimbabwe in 21 years, was welcomed by Vice-President Kembo Mohadi, acting 119

2 November, 2018 5:47 PM "India Will Become Fifth Largest Economy In 2019," Says Arun Jaitley

India emerged as the world's sixth largest economy in 2017, surpassing France, and is likely to go past the United Kingdom, which is at the fifth position. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said India would become the world's fifth largest economy in 2019 and among the top three in the coming years. Speaking at the 'Support and Outreach Initiative 117