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50 tonnes of silver recovered from sea


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS)Around 50 tonnes of silver lost during World War II after a British merchant vessel was sunk in the Atlantic has been hauled up from the sea.A ... Read more...

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Railway stations to have coin vending machines by August


July 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The next time you are short of change while booking a train ticket, help could be nearby.The railways Friday said it has decided to ... Read more...

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Chinese college launches morality bank


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Students of a Chinese college can now open their accounts at a "morality bank" and earn virtual "coins" for doing good work. The initiative aims to ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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Spanish treasure lands after 200 years


February 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After more 200 years, the Spanish government has finally taken control of a treasure worth nearly $500 million. The treasure which was aboard a sunken Spanish warship ... Read more...

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RBI to probe illegal coins circulated in Mumbai markets


January 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Perturbed by reports of illegally-minted small denomination coins being used in certain parts of the city, the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday promised to get to ... Read more...

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New 50p coin explains football offside rule


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Football is a major culture in the United Kingdom. You just need to look at the new 50p Olympic coin to know how far the country takes ... Read more...

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Man decorates car with 33,000 UAE coins


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 2 (IANS) A Dubai resident hopes to set a new Guinness record by decorating his car with 33,000 UAE coins as a tribute to the country on its ... Read more...

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6 kgs of iron removed from Indian man


November 29th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A farmer in India consumed 6kg of iron and it did cost him his life in the end. Surgeons had to carry out a procedure on ... Read more...

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Stomach that! 421 coins, bolts found in man’s belly


November 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 28 (IANS) It took S.N. Yadav a few moments to make sense of what he saw in the operation theatre. After all, it isn't every day a doctor ... Read more...

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Japan’s monetary base rose in October


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 2 (IANS) The monetary base in Japan rose 17 percent in October from a year earlier from a 16.7 percent annual increase logged in the previous month, the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill consolidating all laws on mints, coins


August 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed the Coinage Bill, 2009, that seeks to consolidate at least four laws pertaining to coins and mints, apart from prescribing ... Read more...

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RBI to issue new coins


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Three weeks after the 25 paise coins were withdrawn from circulation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday announced it will introduce new coins in five ... Read more...

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Coin minted in 1789 auctioned in Australia


July 5th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A coin minted in Spain in 1789 for Britain, and which was in circulation during the first years of the British colony in Australia, has been ... Read more...

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25 paise, or ‘chavanni’, is dead (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) The 25 paise coin, popularly known as 'chavanni' and which first came into being in 1950, died an official death Wednesday.According to the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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‘Chavanni’ no more after June 30


June 29th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) June 30 will see the last of the Chavanni -- the 25 paise coin -- as legal tender and people have till the end of banking ... Read more...

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India to introduce new rupee symbol on currency soon


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India will soon introduce new rupee symbol and extra security features on its bank notes in a bid to tackle the problem of fake ... Read more...

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RBI asks states to crack down on fake currency


May 19th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday asked the state governments, specially those sharing international borders, to take stringent action against circulation of fake currency notes."The ... Read more...

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No more 25 paise coins from June 30


May 18th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Coins of 25 paise denomination, popularly known as 'paavli' or 'chaar anna', will be withdrawn from June 30, the Reserve Bank of India announced here Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates International Museum Day


May 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The national capital celebrated the International Museum Day Wednesday with several programmes dedicated to promoting the institutionalised conservation of traditional arts and culture of the ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles could offer relief from rashes


April 4th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Nanoparticles, so tiny that 2,000 would fit across the thickness of a human hair, could prevent the itchy, red rash millions suffer because of allergy to ... Read more...

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Off with your shoes before you enter Wankhede


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) "Take off your shoes." That's what the security officials manning the gates at the Wankhede Stadium shouted at hundreds of scribes who were waiting anxiously to ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria says that talk about divorce makes her sad


March 16th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been almost three months now since Eva Longoria’s divorce was finalized but she still hurts when she has to talk about it.In the April ... Read more...

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Queen’s head to go from Fiji currency


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Fiji has decided to remove the Queen's head from its currency notes and coins.The military rulers took the decision following a row over Britain's support to ... Read more...

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Direct tax collection up 20 percent so far: Pranab


February 26th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The country's direct tax collection has reported an increase of 20 percent in the current fiscal year and stood at Rs.335,000 crore, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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India decides to cast ‘chavanni’ to history


December 30th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It had in any case lost whatever little value it had - now the Indian government has decided to withdraw it from circulation altogether. Come June 30, ... Read more...

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Chinese cops offer money to netizens to hunt criminals


December 26th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) In an effort to curb crime, Chinese police have started offering money to encourage internet users to inform about suspected criminals.Earlier this month, the public security bureau in ... Read more...

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Sarah Legg overjoyed to get rare 50p coin


December 16th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British student couldn’t believe her luck when she was given a rare 50 pence coin. The coin has next year’s date on it and it is ... Read more...

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Chandigarh sells maximum chess boards online: eBay


December 8th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) Chandigarh traders sold the maximum number of chess boards to global customers and bought the maximum memorabilia related to World War-I (WWI) from July 2009 to June 2010, ... Read more...

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A village head now, he begs to differ


December 7th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) As he sets out bedraggled from a dingy hut for his "family business" of begging, Narayan Nat finds people lined up, waiting politely for their turn ... Read more...

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Ronaldo warns Barca that nothing can stop Real Madrid


November 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has warned the Barcelona that nothing they do can stop Real Madrid winning at the Nou Camp tonight.Barca fans hate Ronaldo and Real boss ... Read more...

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Three held with nine sacks of coins


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 22 (IANS) Three people have been arrested here with nine sacks of coins that were to be melted illegally in Delhi, police said Friday.The coins were in the denominations of ... Read more...

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Tripura artist specializes in making miniatures of goddess Durga


October 14th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasPratapgarh (Tripura), Oct.14 (ANI): An artist from Pratapgarh town in West Tripura district has specialized in making miniatures of Goddess Durga.Tapan Pal said he gradually shifted to miniatures after experimenting ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

RBI to issue new Rs.5 and Rs.2 coins with Games logo


October 11th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will put new Rs.5 and Rs.2 coins with the 19th Commonwealth Games logo in circulation soon.The reverse of both the ... Read more...

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