Motera Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad to become World’s Biggest

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The Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) Vice President Parimal Nathwani on Monday laid foundation stone for the world’s biggest cricket stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad at a cost of 700 crore. The new stadium with a seating capacity of 1.1 lakh, which was designed by world renowned architect firm M/s. Populou, expected to be completed in twoContinue Reading…

RBI raises ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 from Rs 4,500

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday increased the daily limit for ATM withdrawals from current Rs. 4,500 to Rs 10,000 per day with immediate effect. Overall Weekly Withdrawal Limit remains Rs 24,000. However, limit on withdrawal from current accounts increased from current limit of Rs 50,000 per week to Rs 1 lakh perContinue Reading…

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress, may contest from Amritsar-East

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Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday formally joined Congress and said “This is my ghar wapsi”. Sidhu declared himself a “born Congressman” who quit the BJP in September. Ajay Maken welcomed Navjot Singh Sidhu at Congress party Head Quarter in Delhi today. Earlier on Sunday, Sidhu had met Congress Vice President Rahul GandhiContinue Reading…

Former Punjab CM Surjit Singh Barnala passes away at 91

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Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala passed away today following prolonged illness. He was 91. Barnala was admitted in PGIMER, Chandigarh recently where he breathed his last. He had remained Governor of Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The former Union Minister was also involved in the Quit India MovementContinue Reading…

Jallikattu Ban: Police lathicharge, detain 30 Protestors in Madurai

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Defying Supreme Court’s ban on the popular event of the Pongal celebrations, people organised Jallikattu in several parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday. Police lathi charged protesters in Avanivapuram (Madurai) and at least 30 supporters were today taken into custody as people clashed with police who tried to stop Jallikattu events in Madurai. The SupremeContinue Reading…

Modi replaces Mahatma Gandhi on Khadi Udyog’s Calendar, Diary

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In a surprise development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replaced the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi from the 2017 calendar and  diary published by the Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC). The calendar and diary showing Modi weaving khadi on a charkha, in the same classic pose as Gandhiji. In this connection, employees at KhadiContinue Reading…

Amazon removes offensive Indian Flag doormats from its Site

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Amazon on Thursday removes offensive Indian-flag doormats from website in Canada after strong protest by India. The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked the Indian Embassy to take up the matter with Amazon Canada. Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday asked the e-retailer to tender unconditional apology and withdraws all products insulting Indian national flag immediately. “IfContinue Reading…

BSF Jawan at LoC alleges bad quality Food, inquiry ordered

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A video message from BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav who is posted on Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir went viral in Social Media. In his video he exposed the hardship which BSF jawans are facing in border. The BSF Jawan raised corruption issue in Indian Army. He has raised issue about bad quality foodContinue Reading…

Govt steps in, Petrol Pumps will continue to accept cards for now

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Centre has assured that negotiations are underway between banks and oil marketing companies, while surcharge will not be imposed on both customers and petrol pump owners. The Oil Marketing Companies will bear the transaction charges to be levied by Banks. So, neither Petrol Pump Owners nor Customers will face the heat, said Petroleum and NaturalContinue Reading…

Election Commission announces dates for Assembly Polls in 5 States

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The Election Commission on Wednesday announced polling dates for 690 seats in 5 States in the Country including, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa. Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls in seven phases: February 11, 15, 19, 23 and 27 and March 4 and 8. Elections in Manipur will be held in 2Continue Reading…