4th December News in Nutshell: Important stories of the dayImportant stories of the day
After releasing new Rs 500 and Rs 2000 currency notes, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will shortly issue new Rs 50 and Rs 20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005.
In a clear message to Pakistan without naming it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for "resolute action" not just against forces of terrorism but also against those who support, shelter, train and finance them, saying silence and inaction will only embolden terrorists and their masters.
In a snub to Pakistan over the issue of terrorism, Afghan President Asharaf Ghani on Sunday said that the money Islamabad has pledged for Afghanistan's development should instead be spent on containing terrorism emanating from its territory.
India and Russia are likely to sign the General Framework Agreement (GFA) on Kudankulam units 5 and 6 by this month," an official of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) said.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose strong support to demonetisation was viewed by many as a strain in his relationship with his ruling partner Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD, has asserted that there is no problem in the ruling grand alliance in the state which also comprises Congress.
Up to 40 people were feared dead in a huge fire that tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a late-night electronic music party on Friday.
The defence relationship between India and United States has never been as close it is now, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter today said, days ahead of his visit to India.
As micro-ATMs and POS counters registered a sharp surge in usage post demonetisation, customers, bankers and traders have been cautioned against skimming and malware attacks on these systems.
Urjit Patel, the Reserve Bank of India Governor, gets a little over Rs 2 lakh as salary and has not been provided with any supporting staff at his residence, the central bank has said.
As many as 16 states have responded till now to Railways' offer of sharing cost of about 40 projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore for speed implementation of laying new lines and development of stations among others.
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s wedding with actress Hazel Keech is topping the headlines these days owing to lavish ceremonies, A-listers and extended celebrations.
Megastar Rajinikanth recently got himself injured on the sets of his upcoming movie ‘2.0’ in Chennai.
Filmmaker S S Rajamouli’s upcoming movie ‘Baahubali 2’ has been creating a lot of buzz ever since it was announced.
In a proud moment, Indian women's cricket team thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan by 17 runs to lift the Women’s Asia Cup T20 title in Bangkok on Sunday.
Arjuna awardee shooter booked on rape charge
An Arjuna awardee shooter has been booked on rape charge after a complaint by a fellow sportsperson, police said on Sunday.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan on Saturday made it clear that the PCB will not follow in the footsteps of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) which earlier announced that it would boycott future international events in India.