Daily Archives: July 26, 2017

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM remembers bravery of armed forces


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the Indian armed forces for their prowess and sacrifices for the country on the occasion of ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’. July 26 is celebrated as the anniversary of India’s victory in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan. “Remembering our brave soldiers who fought gallantly for the pride of our nation & the security of our ...

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RBI stops printing ₹ 2000 note; ₹ 200 note to be launched soon


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has stopped printing the ₹ 2,000 currency notes and will not be bringing new notes of that denomination in the current financial year, according to a Livemint report on Tuesday. Officials of the central bank reportedly told the newspaper that the RBI had also accelerated the process of printing the Rs 200 currency notes. ...

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Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal’s lawyer, seeks to settle Rs 2 crore fee


Ram Jethmalani has quit as chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s counsel in the civil and criminal defamation cases filed by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley against the CM. Following Kejriwal’s denial of having instructed the lawyer to use derogatory language against Jaitley during court proceedings on May 17, the lawyer has written a letter to the CM, accusing him of using ...

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Teacher Dress Code: Govt school teachers oppose order


Various government school teachers’ associations held meetings on Sunday and decided to oppose the state government’s decision to implement a dress code for teachers and teaching staff from August 1. Last week the state had sent circulars to schools asking them to implement light blue shirt with steel grey trousers for male teachers and light blue saree or suit for ...

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Action against four for killing endangered cat fish in Almora


Showcasing a giant catfish proved costly for the Almora villagers in Kumaon division of Uttarakhand as forest authorities were forced to take action against them. Residents of Enlo village reportedly caught a Devil Catfish also known as goonch in local language in Ramganga river. Rather than releasing the fish back into the waters, villagers killed the fish. The forest authorities ...

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