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Bangladesh shuts border to Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh, which shares a 168-km border with Myanmar, has refused to accept more Rohingya refugees following a military crackdown in the Rakhine State of the neighbouring country.

The Bangladesh Coast Guard on Sunday prevented over 100 Rohingyas who came on small fishing boats from entering the country.

Bangladesh government’s …

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Demonetisation: Opposition calls for countrywide protest on November 28

Opposition parties Wednesday called for a countrywide protest on November 28 against the cash crunch faced by the public.

Day five of the Lok Sabha was again a washout with the Opposition refusing to let the House function.

Calling demonetisation the country’s biggest impromptu financial experiment, Congress vice-president Rahul …

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Denied appointment with PM, Kerala’s all-party team cancels Delhi visit

The all-party delegation from Kerala, which was planning to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to submit the resolution adopted unanimously by the Kerala Assembly on the impact of the currency on the cooperative sector in the State, has cancelled its trip as they couldn't get an appointment …

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Donald Trump picks Indian-American Nikki Haley as UN envoy

US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose South Carolina’s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations.

Haley, 44, will be the first woman to join Trump’s administration.

She would replace Samantha Power as the next US Ambassador to the UN.

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Govt asks NABARD to disburse Rs 21,000 crore to farmers

Government has allowed NABARD to disburse Rs 21,000 crore to cash-starved farmers, helping them sow winter crops like wheat ahead of the sowing season, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said today.

The government’s demonetisation move, which swept away 86 percent of currency in circulation, has badly hit farmers …

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Jan Dhan accounts mobilise Rs 21,000 crore after demonetisation

Jan Dhan Accounts have seen a huge surge in deposits, with Rs 21,000 crore being parked in such accounts following demonetisation announced earlier this month.

Post demonetisation, the total balance on Jan Dhan accounts stood at Rs 66,636 crore.

Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal leads the pack of States …

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L&T; lays off 14,000 employees, calls it a strategic decision

Faced with economic challenges, engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has laid off 14,000 employees across businesses during April—September period this year, saying it was necessary to stay “agile and competitive“.

“It was a strategic decision that if a business is not in good shape, we are trying …

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All India Bank Employees Association demands RBI Governor’s resignation

Holding RBI Governor Urjit Patel responsible for ineffective handling of the crisis post the demonetisation drive, All India Bank Employees Association vice-president Vishwas Utagi on Wednesday said that bank unions are adamant on their demand for the former's resignations as well as lockdown of the apex bank.

Citing the present …

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Rupee in free fall, slides 21 paise to new 9-month low

Extending losses for the fourth session, the rupee weakened by 21 paise to trade at fresh 9-month low of 68.46 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained capital outflows amid the American currency strengthening overseas.

Forex dealers said apart from …

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Aamir Breaks His Diet😋 at Phogat Wedding🎉

By Shadowfax🐎

Aamir Khan⭐, who is a stickler for proper dieting and exercises🍱, decided to forget all that when he attended the wedding of wrestler Geeta Phogat👩, daughter of Mahavir Phogat💪 on whom his upcoming film Dangal is based. Along with Sakshi Tanwar, Aamir gorged😋 on some home-cooked food consisting …

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Ranveer⭐ Hints at Breakup💔

By ra✌un

Deepika Padukone💃 and Ranveer Singh have been dating for almost 3⃣ years and even though the two are doing a movie🎥 together soon, rumours are rife that they have broken up. The actors haven't made any 🔈comments about it but Ranveer recently dropped a hint that he …

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🔅Sunny Leone: BBC’s 💯 Most Influential List!

By Fråst🐺

🔅Sunny Leone has been included in the BBC’s list of 💯 most influential women in 2016. This is the 4th year of the list being published by the BBC & includes women from all walks of life like entrepreneurs, engineers, sportswomen, business women & artistes.
Other 🇮🇳Indians on the list …

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Cash rush: Government sends teams for ear-to-ground reports

WITH THE demonetisation debate dominating proceedings in Parliament, 27 teams led by officials of the rank of additional or joint secretaries from various ministries have been sent to various states to conduct a ground-level assessment of the situation.

The Department of Personnel and Training has constituted three-member teams of officials …

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