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Misuse of Jandhan Accounts Will be Punished: Govt

Misuse of earlier announcement by the Government that small deposits made in the banks by artisans, workers, housewives, etc. would not be questioned by the Income Tax Department within the limit of Rs. 2.5 lakh will not be allowed any more, warned the government, There are some reports that some people are using other persons’ bank accounts to convert their ...

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Move Over RBI, Banks on Their Own Now Ban Exchange for 1 Day

Neither the country’s central bank, nor the government could stop the banks from choosing their own course of action in the midst of currency crisis being faced in the country. On their own volition, banks under Indian Banks’ Association on Friday said that all banks will serve only their own customers for one day and will not exchange the old ...

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Ola, Uber on License Roller Coaster Now in Karnataka

For cab aggregators Ola and Uber, the message has finally come from the state transport department which has implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transportation Technology Aggregator Rules 2016 that they would be off-roads unless they seek and get a license. The stat transport commissioner’s office on Saturday issued a statement that said: “Web-based aggregators had to obtain licences to operate cabs ...

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Kanhaiya Kumar Stages Dharna at HCU Gate as VC Bars His Entry

  JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who was barred from entering the campus of Hyderabad central University by Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile, on Wednesday, turned the main gate into a public meeting and addressed the media, which would reach both the administration inside the campus and those watching the events from outside. In a rare show of amateur ...

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After Brunei, Somalia Bans Christmas

Move Over Brunei, Somalia has taken the limelight now imposing a ban on not only Christmas celebrations but also New Year events in the country terming these events as having "nothing to do with Islam." Warning those who celebrate Christmas, Sheikh Mohamed Kheyrow, director of Somalia’s ministry of religion, said:"This is a matter of faith. The Christmas holiday and its ...

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Maggi Emerges Final Winner, Was it Corruption or Witchhunt?

As NDTV recently exposed the modus operandi of Uttar Pradesh food inspectors, who claimed to defame any brand or product, another jolt to official lab testing procedure has come when the Bombay High Court cleared Maggi noodles from any ban as validated by three labs of National Accreditation Board for Testing Calibration Laboratories (NABL). "We have received the results from ...

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Delhi HC Revokes Ban on Uber Cabs

Delhi High Court has revoked total ban on Uber cabs in Delhi that was imposed in a hurry over the rape of a woman passenger in December 2014. Justice Manmohan, giving his verdict, said the total ban was uncalled for. “A total prohibition or a blanket ban on the right to carry on any trade, business or profession should be ...

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‘Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho’ movie reviews roundup: Not up to basic expectation!

The reviews of today’s release ‘Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho’ are out after all the controversies and the movie facing ban in Muzzafarnagar theatres. Reviews say that “The film mocks rape” and the ‘comedy’ is boring and drags on. ‘Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho’ is directed by Vinod Kapri. The star cast includes Annu Kapoor in the main lead along with Ravi Kishan, ...

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Maggi Controversy: What FSSAI said on Nestle?

After obtaining adverse results from sample testing of Maggi Masala packets of Nestle India in U.P., the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had advised Commissioners of Food Safety in various States to draw samples and get the same tested from authorized laboratories. Analysis of the reports showed that 3 violations have been committed by the food maker ...

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Now Nepal Too Bans Maggi Noodles after India

In a sort of chair reaction trascending borders, neighbouring Nepal has decided to ban the import and sale of Nestle’s Maggi noodles from India citing the lead , following reports that the level of lead content in the popular instant snack in India was found to be above permissible limit. “We have banned the import and sale of Maggi noodle ...

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Nepal wakes up from quake, bans use of drones

After initial phase of recovery from a devastating earthquake that hit the Himalayan nation, Nepal has woken up to realize the dangers of spying by foreign nations and media and issued a ban on using drones, though it is too late. Nepal has banned drones following the April 25 earthquake, fearing sensitive information might be leaked and pictures of its ...

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Delhi Begins Checks on Old Diesel Vehicles Under Green Tribunal Directive

The Delhi government’s transport department on Tuesday started an open reality check of 10-year-old diesel commercial vehicles at the Transport Authority office in Burari in north Delhi to check their emission levels and assess their fitness. A government statement said Transport Minister Gopal Rai inspected the drive. “On this basis, the department would apprise the National Green Tribunal about the ...

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Green Tribunal ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles Comes Into Effect in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on all 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi comes into effect immediately, with the Delhi government cautiously welcoming the order with a rider that it should also extend to trucks and buses that enter in night. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order and asked all the transport authorities concerned ...

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No Ban on Old Vehicles of 15 Years, says Minister

Though the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ordered banning more than 15 years old vehicles in the country, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said it has examined the order and decided to make the certificate of fitness of vehicle mandatory under Section 56 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, with regular checks. However, the Ministry rejected the recommendation to ...

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BBC Double Talk: Bans program on sexual attacks by its own TV personality

The British Broadcasting Corporation, whose “internal culture” was described as “rotten” by a prominent British politician, has a record of trying to cover up sexual attacks by its own employees, including canceling a TV programme on a BBC star personality who was a serial child rapist. BBC canceled the investigative report exposing its popular presenter Jimmy Savile’s predatory sexual attacks ...

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Will BBC Face ban in India?

The Indian government, upset with BBC for ignoring a court order banning the airing of a documentary carrying an interview with one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape, is considering a ban on BBC in India though there is huge support building up for the documentary, with people saying “don’t shoot the messenger”. The documentary ...

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DoT to Ban Call Spoofing ‘WePhone’ App Soon: Minister

Indian Intelligence authorities have asked the country’s Department of Telecommunications (DOT) to ban the ‘WePhone’ App that comes with ‘Call Spoofing’ feature and difficult to trace. The mobile “WePhone” is an answer to the eves-dropping intelligence networks all over the world as it makes the caller identity not traceable for the regulator or official agencies by allowing the user to ...

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BBC Documentary ‘India’s Daughter’ Uploaded on Youtube, Goes Viral Despite Ban in India

A BBC documentary on Mukesh Singh, one of the December 16, 2012 gang rape convicts, has been uploaded on video sharing website YouTube by an individual despite an explicit ban in India as announced by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in parliament. The Indian home ministry on Wednesday said orders were obtained from court to restrain the broadcast of the documentary. ...

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