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India Post to give discount on gold coins this Rakhi


August 1st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India Post has announced a discount of 6.5 percent on gold coins this Rakhi.According to an official statement, the postal service will give a discount ... Read more...

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Assam NGO moves court for probe into floating currency


June 27th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A voluntary organisation Wednesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Guwahati High Court seeking a government inquiry into the discovery of Indian currency ... Read more...

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Six percent discount on gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India Post is offering a six percent discount on gold coins on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya across its 31 designated post offices in the ... Read more...

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Customers to pay Rs.1 more on every mobile recharge above Rs.20


April 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday approved hiking the processing fee for mobile recharges above Rs.20 by 50 percent which is likely to ... Read more...

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Today is Shrove Tuesday


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shrove Tuesday is another name used for Fat Tuesday. The day marks the last day until the Christian ritual of Lenten. Several activities are used to ... Read more...

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Now lower-value e-stamp papers in Delhi


February 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday gave a go-ahead to bring non-judicial stamp papers of Rs.500 denomination and below too under the ambit of e-stamp mode which ... 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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Air India woos passengers with ’shagun vouchers’


December 7th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To lure more passengers, national carrier Air India Wednesday launched a promotional scheme called "shagun vouchers" that can be used as a wedding gift from ... Read more...

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8.7 percent interest on new post office savings scheme


November 29th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government will introduce a new post office savings scheme of 10-year maturity effective from Dec 1, that will earn annual compound interest rate of ... Read more...

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Court curbs on free cricket match passes in Delhi


October 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday restrained the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) from distributing more than 10,000 complementary passes for matches at the Ferozshah Kotla ... Read more...

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Messi match broadcast rights sold to 152 countries: Organisers


August 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The first FIFA official friendly soccer match in cricket-crazy India between Argentina and Venezuela Sept 2 could turn out to be the most televised sports event ... 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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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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Counterfeit currency: Former defence official arrested


June 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nawanshahar (Punjab), June 13 (IANS) A Ludhiana-based former defence official has been arrested for allegedly printing and circulating counterfeit currency notes in Punjab and Bihar. Fake currency worth Rs.500,000 has ... 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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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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One held with Rs.10.45 lakh in fake currency


April 16th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, April 16 (IANS) A man was arrested here with Rs.10.45 lakh in fake currency smuggled from Pakistan, police said Saturday adding six China-made pistols and five live cartridges were ... Read more...

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Fake currency gang busted, three arrested


March 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Three men engaged in making and circulating fake Indian currency have been arrested, police said Monday."The three have been identified as Sirajuddin, 26, Mohammad Yunus, ... Read more...

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Two Bangladeshis held for circulating counterfeit notes


February 20th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Two Bangladeshis were arrested for circulating counterfeit Indian currency here, police said Sunday."Two members of the racket were arrested from a hotel in New Market area in the ... Read more...

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Few takers for Australia-South Africa warm-up match


February 14th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) One is a defending champion and the other is one of the favourites to be next champion, but the match between the two here Tuesday has not enthused ... Read more...

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Supreme Court dismisses plea to stop Haj subsidy


January 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition by former Bharatiya Janata Party MP and Hindu ideologue Praful Goradia seeking the abolition of the subsidy given to ... Read more...

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West Bengal waives amusement tax for World Cup ties


January 25th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government has waived amusement tax for the four cricket World Cup matches to be staged at the Eden Gardens in February-March, Cricket Association of Bengal ... Read more...

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Three members of counterfeiters gang held


December 17th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Dec 17 (IANS) Three members of a Murshidabad-based counterfeiters gang have been arrested by the city's Special Task Force (STF), police said Friday."Fake currency of a face value Rs.436,500 were recovered ... Read more...

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India needs to build tolerant society for inclusive growth: President Patil


December 9th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Dec 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said as the country looks forward to the promise of a bright future, it needs to build a society where differences are ... Read more...

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India Post to sell gold coins during festive season


October 27th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India Post Wednesday said that it will be offering 24-carat branded gold coins during the festival season.India Post has been selling the 24-carat coins produced by ... 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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Reliance Money launches new gold coins with India Post logo


October 18th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Anil Ambani group company Reliance Money Infrastructure Limited (RMIL) Monday launched new gold coins with the India Post logo to capitalise on the festive fervour in the country. ... Read more...

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American Express introduces gift card for Diwali


October 1st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.1 (ANI-Business Wire India): American Express today introduced a new gift card for family, friends and business associates for Diwali. The new American Express Diwali Gift Card, designed exclusively for ... Read more...

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9/11 Ground Zero mosque developer Sharif El-Gamal has a history of run-ins with the law


August 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 29(AN): Sharif El-Gamal, the Chief Executive of Soho Properties and the developer of Park51, has a history of at least seven run-ins with the law.Park51, originally named Cordoba ... Read more...

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Two Mother Teresa coins to be released


August 27th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Two coins will be released Saturday to mark the birth centenary of Mother Teresa. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will release the coins - of Rs.100 and Rs.5 ... Read more...

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Brothers jailed for burning church in Malaysia


August 13th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (IANS) Two Malaysian brothers were Friday jailed for five years for burning a church earlier this year. The Metro Tabernacle Church was one of the four Christian ... Read more...

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Hindus approach Malta’s Archbishop to bring religious equality before law


July 14th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 14 (ANI): Hindus have contacted Malta's Roman Catholic Archbishop Monsignor Paul Cremona urging him to use his good offices to ensure that Malta treats all religions equally in front ... Read more...

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Rare Roman Coins Discovered By Amateur


July 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An amateur treasure hunter armed with merely a metal detector has discovered Roman coins worth more than $1 million according to the latest reports from the ... Read more...

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Hindus seek Pope’s intervention to bring equality of religions in Malta


July 10th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 10 (ANI): Hindus have approached His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, urging him to intervene and ensure that Malta treats all religions equally in front of the law.Bhavna Shinde of ... Read more...

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