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  • CBI should probe source of new currency notes seized by IT: Bank union
    Chennai, Dec 9 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should probe the source of new 2,000 rupee currency notes valued around Rs 10 crore seized by Income Tax officials from a group of businessmen here, demanded a top bank union leader.

  • Boxer Mary Kom to return to 48kg category
    Guwahati, Dec 9 : Five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom asserted on Friday that she aims to return to the 48 kg weight category amid speculation that it could be included in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

  • Tough days ahead, AIBEA cautions bank employees
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) on Friday cautioned e bank employees to be fully prepared to face the ire of the customers once they come to banks after a long weekend.

  • 33% women's quota in local bodies won't harm Naga customs: CM
    Kohima, Dec 9 : Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Friday said implementation of 33 per cent reservation for women in local urban bodies of the state will not affect Naga customary practices in the state.

  • 10,171 children died in MP between July and October
    Bhopal, Dec 9 : An average of 82 children died everyday since July in Madhya Pradesh due to various illnesses, data provided by Health Minister Rustam Singh in the state assembly revealed.

  • Police reforms must to target corruption: Yashovardhan Azad
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Blaming the political class for stymieing police reforms, CIC Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad on Friday said targeting corruption in the police force was indispensable to counter overall corruption.

  • Time again for India, China to become global manufacturing hub: Akbar (Roundup)
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The time has come for India and China to regain their reputation of being global manufacturing hubs, Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar said on Friday.

  • Watal committee submits report on boosting digital payments to Jaitley
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Committee on Digital Payments, headed by former Finance Secretary Ratan P. Watal, submitted its final report suggesting measures to boost cashless transactions in the medium term, to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday, an official statement said.

  • Lok Sabha adopts motion to suspend AAP MP, party slams move
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Lok Sabha on Friday adopted a motion to suspend AAP's Bhagwant Mann, who was being probed for posting a video footage of Parliament on social media, from the house for the remaining period of the winter session. His partyu slammed the move

  • Demonetisation bedlam continues in Parliament (Roundup)
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : A day after President Pranab Mukherjee expressed anguish over the Parliament logjam, both houses saw more bedlam on Friday, the fourth week of a disrupted winter session.

  • CBI arrests former IAF chief S.P. Tyagi
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The CBI on Friday arrested former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi on charges of corruption in its ongoing probe into the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

  • AAP's allegations 'defamatory and malicious': De La Rue
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : A day after the AAP accused the Central government of partnering with allegedly blacklisted Britain-based banknote manufacturer De La Rue, the company on Friday refuted the charges calling them "defamatory and malicious".

  • India vs England: Fourth Test, Day Two Scoreboard
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : The following is the scoreboard at stumps on the second day of the fourth cricket Test between India and England here on Friday:

  • More than 3 lakh formulations from text of AYUSH digitised: Naik
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : More than 3 lakh formulations from the texts of the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) have been digitised under the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL), Parliament was told on Friday.

  • Panamagate hearing adjourned till January, PTI announces boycott of commission
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec. 9 : The Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of the Panamagate case till January next year.

  • SWASTI calls for joint action to protect women's right, sexual minorities
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, Swasti, a health resource centre, is rallying people to end all discrimination against women, sexual minorities and people living with HIV (PLHIV) at the workplace - by developing a progressive employment policy and plural outlook.

  • Attacks on business now equal one every 40 seconds: Ransomware is Kaspersky Lab's Story of the Year 2016
    New Delhi [India], Dec.9 : In 2016 ransomware attacks on business increased three-fold: which represents a change from an attack every two minutes in January to one every 40 seconds by October.

  • Mumbai Test: Murali strikes fifty as India reach 146-1 at stumps on Day 2
    Mumbai [India], Dec.9 : Opener Murali Vijay struck a scorching half-century as India reached 146 for the loss of one wicket at stumps on the second day of the fourth Test against England at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday.

  • Meghan Trainor cancels remaining 2016 tour dates due to illness
    Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 9 : Meghan Trainor has reportedly fallen ill and been put on "strict vocal rest", the reason for which she will no longer perform for the rest of the year.

  • Sharif's Special Assistant apprises US Deputy secy of LoC situation
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec. 9 : Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM), Syed Tariq Fatemi met with the United States Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday, where he apprised the latter about the situation along the Working Boundary with India.

  • Dr. Kavitha Simha's View on the Importance of 'Nutrition and Diet' in this Sedentary Life-style
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : The kind of diet you consume is an important lifestyle choice and has a huge influence on your health and general well-being. Issues like diabetes and obesity are often related to an ill-advised diet and lack of essential nutrition.

  • ScoopWhoop's hit web-series Baked is back and available to binge-watch
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : ScoopWhoop today launched its popular web-series Baked's highly anticipated Season two, in association with Pechkas Pictures.

  • Can't substitute India's plural character: President Mukherjee
    Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], Dec.9 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the plural character of the country can't be substituted with uniformity, adding the straightjacket uniformity, even if imposed, won't succeed.

  • LexisNexis releases lawyer Raju Ramachandran's book 'I've been around for some time: Analyses, Reflections and Reminiscences'
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, released Raju Ramachandran's 'I've been around for some time: Analyses, Reflections and Reminiscences', at India International Centre, New Delhi on December 7.

  • Former IAF chief Tyagi, two others arrested by CBI in AgustaWestland 'scam'
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi in connection with the AgustaWestland scam, - considered as one of the biggest defence scam after Bofors.

  • Pearson, KOMPANIONS bring innovative pedagogy of experiential learning for students through augmented and virtual reality
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : KOMPANIONS, a Gurugram-based ed-tech-sci company announced its association with Pearson Education, a leading publisher of academic and reference books to integrate its newly developed pedagogy involving Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) with Pearson's MyPedia program.

  • Leading specialty cables company 'CMI Ltd.' gets listing on NSE
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : The shares of CMI Ltd., the BSE listed specialty cables manufacturing company announced its listing for trading on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

  • Direct tax collection up 15.12%, indirect tax up 26.2% in April-November
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Direct tax collection was up by 15.12 per cent to Rs 4.12 lakh crore while indirect tax collection jumped by 26.2 per cent to Rs 5.52 lakh crore during the April to November period this year, an official statement said on Friday.

  • Demonetisation issue stalls Odisha Assembly
    Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 : The Odisha Assembly on Friday witnessed pandemonium over demonetisation after some Congress members raised the issue of sufferings of the people due to the ongoing cash crunch in the market.

  • Rs 146.5 cr obtained through equalisation levy
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The government has earned revenue of Rs 146.5 crore through equalisation levy, put into effect from June 1 this year, Parliament was informed on Friday.

  • Kejriwal rejects Jung's pick for DCW Member Secretary
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday rejected the appointment of IAS officer Dilraj Kaur as Member Secretary of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

  • Moral code on tax law compliance in India needs change: Jaitley
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The moral code with regard to compliance of tax laws in India needs to be changed, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday, even as the country moved into the second month of the demonetisation process launched by the government to flush out black money from the system.

  • TN to continue to get 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Supreme Court on Friday continued its interim order directing Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu every day as it rejected the Union government's stand that the court had no jurisdiction to intervene in inter-state river water disputes.

  • ISL's standard has dropped this year: Bhutia
    Kolkata, Dec 9 : Former India football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia admitted on Friday that the standards of the Indian Super League (ISL) have dropped during the ongoing third edition.

  • Parrikar in Goa 3 days a week, Defence Ministry in shambles: AAP
    Panaji, Dec 9 : The AAP on Friday attacked Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, accusing him of spending three days a week in Goa, inspecting and clearing state government files, and leaving defence-related affairs in a shambles.

  • ISL semi-finals will be like a different tournament: Forlan
    Kolkata, Dec 9 : Mumbai City FC's marquee player Diego Forlan said on Friday that Saturday's Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final against Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) will be like a new tournament.

  • Devendro, Manoj advance on action-packed Day 2 of boxing nationals
    Guwahati, Dec 9 : The Commonwealth Games medallist duo of Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar notched up contrasting wins in their new weight categories to advance on the second day of the senior men's national championship here on Friday.

  • New 2,000 rupee notes worth Rs 10 lakh seized in Gurugram
    Gurugram, Dec 9 : New 2,000 rupee currency notes worth Rs 10 lakh were seized near Islampur village on Sohna road here on Friday, police said.

  • Boxer Mary Kom to return to 48kg category
    Guwahati, Dec 9 : Five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom asserted on Friday that she aims to return to the 48 kg weight category amid speculation that it could be included in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

  • IT raid unearths 44 fake accounts at Axis Bank branch in Delhi
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Income Tax (IT) department has unearthed 44 fake accounts during a raid at an Axis Bank branch in central Delhi's Chandni Chowk area, officials said on Friday.

  • Why China, India make natural Asian allies: Chinese perspective
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Societal courtesies make India and China natural Asian allies, a leading Chinese intellectual said here on Friday.

  • Railways, Metro, buses won't accept old Rs 500 notes after December 9
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Making a U-turn within a few hours, the government on Friday advanced by a day the last date for using the old Rs 500 notes to purchase tickets for travel by train, government- or public sector undertaking-run buses and commuting on suburban and Metro rail services.

  • More than 400 tourists rescued from Andaman island
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Indian Coast Guard and the IAF on Friday rescued more than 400 stranded tourists from Havelock Island in the Andaman and Nicobar (A and amp;N) Islands, officials said.

  • Jimmy Kimmel 'forgot' to tell his parents about hosting 2017 Oscars
    Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 9 : Jimmy Kimmel, who was recently named the host for the 2017 Oscars, revealed that he forgot to tell two very important people, his parents about the news.

  • CBI files charge sheet against Dayanidhi Maran, others
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec. 9 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a charge sheet in the Court of the Principal Special Judge for CBI cases in Chennai against former Union Minister of Communication and Information Technology Dayanidhi Maran, two former BSNL Chief General Managers, Additional Personal Secretary to Maran, two officials of a private channel and a Chairman and Managing Director of private channel under various sections of Indian Penal Code.

  • `Shor Se Shuruaat` is here to make all the right noises
    New Delhi [India], Dec 09 : When seven astounding directors come together to guide talented minds, a gem like 'Shor Se Shuruaat' comes into being.

  • National Herald case: Patiala House Court to pronounce order on Dec. 26
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : The Patiala House Court on Friday reserved its order in the National Herald case after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy filed an application, seeking documents and ledger books from the Congress party and the Associated Journals Limited (AJL). The court is likely to pronounce an order on December 26.

  • FreeCharge salutes government's cashless incentives with a few of its own
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : Lending support to the government's mission of promoting cashless transactions, FreeCharge, India's fastest growing digital payments platform, today announced additional incentives for its users.

  • Shameful that President is compelled to comment on parliament impasse: Jitendra Singh
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh said on Friday that it is a matter of shame that President Pranab Mukherjee has been compelled to comment on the impasse in parliament.

  • Deakin University, NLU to host conference on use of technology in courts
    New Delhi, Dec.9 : Deakin University, Australia in association with the National Law University, Delhi is hosting the first of its kind conference aimed at bringing both Indian and Australian legal fraternities together.

  • Enchanted Valley Carnival 2016 will mesmerize you with extensive line-up
    New Delhi [India], Dec 09 : A one of a kind music festival, a multi genre-multi staged platform, a unique spectacular carnival, a majestic nirvana like campsite and an enchantment like never before!

  • New research can help refine cancer therapy
    Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 9 : Breast cancer cells break away and spread to other parts of the body relatively late on in breast tumour development, shows a new study that could help refine cancer therapy.

  • TTP leader gunned down by own guard
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec. 9 : A senior Pakistani Taliban leader, Fazal Saeed Haqqani, has been shot dead in the Kurram tribal region by one of his guards who had been working with him for three years.

  • USA pears celebrates national pear month in India
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : This year, National Pear Month is going global to celebrate the 12thanniversary of US Department of Agriculture officially declaring December as National Pear Month, USA Pears organized an exhilarating never seen before event to let consumers taste this juicy, delicious fruit across the world.

  • Income Tax Sleuths unearth innovative methods of laundering, transportation of cash at Mumbai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : Income tax investigations at Mumbai led to the revelation of a syndicate of ground level operators active in converting banned currency notes into legal tenders for a commission.

  • Over 1000 Russian athletes benefited from 'state-sponsored doping': Report
    New York [USA], Dec. 9 : According to the latest findings of a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, more than 1,000 Russian athletes across 30 sports have benefited from state-sponsored doping.

  • Railways, Metro, buses won't accept old Rs 500 notes after December 9
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Making a U-turn within a few hours, the government on Friday advanced by a day the last date for using the old Rs 500 notes to purchase tickets for travel by train, government- or public sector undertaking-run buses and commuting on suburban and Metro rail services.

  • Asian Cancer Institute chosen best cancer hospital in India
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Asian Cancer Institute has been chosen as the best cancer hospital in the country for innovative skills, use of latest tools and techniques available in the industry, a statement said.

  • Three Microsoft India researchers named ACM fellow
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : Three computer scientists at Microsoft Research India were named as 2016 Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) along with 50 others from all over the world for fuelling advances that are transforming science and society, Microsoft said here on Friday.

  • Heilbron elected Chairman of Star Alliance's Chief Executive Board
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Global airline pact Star Alliance on Friday said Pedro Heilbron, Chief Executive Officer of Copa Holdings and Copa Airlines has been elected as new Chairman of its Chief Executive Board (CEB).