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New 1000 note is mere speculation, says Economic Affairs Secretary

After media reports indicated that the government was planning to introduce new Rs 1000 notes, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said today that there was no such plan. His statement puts to rest the speculation regarding the printing and introduction of new Rs 1000 notes in the market. Das posted a Tweet that read, “No plans to introduce Rs 1000 ... Read More »

Shurhozelie Liezietsu sworn in as Nagaland CM

After several days of protests and violence, Nagaland is on its way back to normalcy, as Nagaland Peoples’ Front (NPF) president Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland. As he took charge of the CM’s post on Wednesday, he became the 11th chief minister of Nagaland. At a function organized at the Kohima Raj Bhawan, ... Read More »

UPSC results declared; Check Now

Results for Civil Services Main Examination 2016 for IAS, IPS, IFS and other central services have been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The mains exams were conducted in December last year, for candidates who had qualified in the prelims exams. Candidates who took the UPSC mains exams can check the results at the official portal of UPSC ... Read More »

Impact of Union Budget 2017-18 on Real Estate Sector

The government’s move to demonetize of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes had an adverse impact on the real estate sector. However, in the long run, the demonization is likely to prove beneficial for the realty sector. Further, the government has made some favorable announcements in the Union Budget 2017-18, which are expected to boost the realty sector. Here ... Read More »

Download free anti-virus from government’s Cyber Swachhata Kendra website

Aiming to protect digital devices from viruses and malware threats, the government has launched the Cyber Swachhata Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) website. People can now visit this website and download free security tools for computers and mobile devices. The website has been launched in collaboration with the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in). The various software tools available ... Read More »

Maha Shivratri to be celebrated in Kashmir; separatists cancel strike

In a relief to the Pandit community in Kashmir, the separatists have decided that there will not be any shutdown on February 24, the day of the Maha Shivratri. The decision has been taken to ensure that the Hindu community in Kashmir can celebrate the festival with full fervor. In the local dialect, Shivratri is known as ‘Herath’. It is ... Read More »

CBI arrests ex-Joint ED Director in Hawala and IPL betting case

JP Singh, an IRS officer and former joint director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been arrested by CBI on Tuesday in relation to an alleged corruption case. Along with Singh, the CBI has also arrested his subordinate Sanjay Kumar and two other people, Vimal Agrawal and Chandresh Patel. It is alleged that these people were involved in Surat hawala ... Read More »

Sofia Hayat gets Swastika tattooed on her feet; faces backlash

Sofia Hayat faced widespread criticism after she got her feet tattooed with the Swastika symbol. After she posted the picture of the tattoo on Instagram, several people expressed their anger since Swastika is a holy symbol of Hinduism and Buddhism. People are accusing Hayat of hurting religious sentiments and many have asked her to remove the picture from Instagram. Her ... Read More »

Russia topples Saudi Arabia to become top crude oil producer

Russia became the world’s largest oil producer in the world in December, after surpassing the oil rich Saudi Arabia. As per figures published in the Joint Organization Data Initiative, Russia produced an average of 10.49 million barrels of oil a day in December. In comparison, Saudi Arabia’s oil production was a bit lower at 10.46 million barrels a day in ... Read More »

New 1000 note to be launched soon; fake Rs 500 notes printed in Pakistan

Sources have revealed that new Rs 1000 currency notes will soon be released by RBI. Reports claim that RBI has already started printing the new Rs 1000 currency notes. On the condition of anonymity, sources have revealed that the release of new Rs 1000 notes was scheduled for January 2017, but the same could not be achieved because of the ... Read More »

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