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Massive googly bowled by PM Modi: Kumble on demonetization

Updated: Nov 09, 2016 08:20 IST      
Massive googly bowled by PM Modi: Kumble on demonetization

New Delhi [India], Nov. 9 (ANI): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared to scrap Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 rupee notes, positive response from various sections of the society poured in on the social media.

"Massive googly bowled by our Hon. PM @narendramodi today. Well done Sir! Proud of you!!," said veteran leg-spinner and India's head coach Anil Kumble.

"Hats off @narendramodi ji. New india is born #JaiHind," said superstar Rajinikanth.

"T 2435 - the new 2000 rs note is PINK in colour ... the PINK effect ..!!," tweeted megastar Amitabh Bachchan along with a picture of Rs. 2,000 note.

"We stole your thunder USA! Well played Mr Modi... successfully turning black into white in one smooth move," tweeted Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari.

1,000 and 500 rupee notes will cease to be legal tender from November 8 midnight and those who are in possession of these notes can deposit the notes in their accounts in banks and post offices from 10th of this month to 30th of December this year.

In a special nationwide televised address this evening in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said those who are unable to deposit the notes within the deadline for some reasons, can change them till 31st of March next year by furnishing ID proof. He said new currency notes of 500 and 2000 rupees denomination notes to be introduced. He said, RBI has decided to limit the notes with higher value. (ANI)

Kolkata: Building collapses in Bowbazar, few trapped

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 15:59 IST     

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 25 (ANI): Few people were fear trapped in the debris after a building collapsed in Kolkata's Bowbazar on Wednesday.

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Mumbai [India], July 25 (ANI): After four people were killed including a three-month-old baby following a deadly building collapse in Ghatkopar, Maharashtra Housing Minister Prakash Mehta announced an investigation into the matter and assured to take action in this matter.

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Gadkari, Raje, Fadnavis, Rupani congratulate President Kovind

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 15:19 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Tuesday congratulated President Ram Nath Kovind on being sworn- in as 14th President of India.

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JD (U) leader backs suspension of six Cong MPs from Lok Sabha

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 15:10 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): With six Congress MPs being suspended from the Lok Sabha for unruly behavior, Janata Dal (United) leader Harivansh on Tuesday asserted that suspension was not enough and that more stringent punishment is necessary.

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Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 25 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Minister Brijmohan Agrawal, whose wife has been accused of acquiring the state's forest land for constructing a resort, said that he and his family have always abided by the law.

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Can't even imagine removing Tagore from text books: Mamata

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 14:24 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): After RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra recommended a host of changes to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in its textbooks, including removal of Rabindranath Tagore, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked as to how can someone talk about removing a person who is the "pride of the nation".

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Rahul condoles demise of scientist Prof. Yash Pal

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 14:24 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday condoled demise of eminent scientist Professor Yash Pal Singh.

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New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated President Ram Nath Kovind after he was sworn in as the 14th President of India.

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Road ministry sanctions 115,435 kms national highways

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 14:02 IST     

New Delhi [India] July 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways informed Lok Sabha that total 115,435 kilometres National Highways have been sanctioned in all 35 states and Union Territories in the country.

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New Delhi [India] July 25 (ANI): In his first address after being sworn in as the 14th President of India, Ram Nath Kovind highlighted mutual respect as the essence of democracy.

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Geelani and Mirwaiz should also be investigated: BJP

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 13:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq should also be investigated for alleged money laundering activities to create unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

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Crematorium designed like an airport comes up in Gujarat

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 13:49 IST     

Bardoli (Gujurat) [India], July 25 (ANI): A crematorium in Gujarat's Bardoli area has been designed like an airport and named Moksha Airport.

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Arunachal Deputy CM to attend ASEAN conference in Bangkok

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 13:30 IST      By: Pradeep Kumar

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], July 25 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein will represent India at next month's ASEAN-India Expo and Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. The event will begin on August 2 and end on August 5.

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New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Minutes before becoming the 14th President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday made his first tweet.

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Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 25 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind's school on Tuesday hosted a lunch to celebrate the success of its former student.

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Vande Mataram must be sung in schools, offices: Madras HC

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 13:05 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] July 25 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Tuesday ruled that 'Vande Mataram' must be sung schools, educational institutes and government offices.

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Gujarat floods: PM Modi to conduct aerial survey today

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 13:04 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Gujarat today.

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New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): National Conference (NC) supremo Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that while National Investigative Agency (NIA) has probed funding of separatist group and involvement of Pakistan in the same, it must also investigate whether the Indian government ever funded them or not.

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New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Hitting out at Pakistan for targeting schools near the Line of Control (LoC), Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand on Tuesday said it is not something that India would ever do.

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Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as India`s 14th President

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 12:44 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Ram Nath Kovind swore in as the 14th President of India on Tuesday at Rashtrapati Bhawan in a glittering ceremony.

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