Sunday, 13 November 2016

[wanabidii] News Digest: Demonetisation to impact small firms, rural demand: Tata Steel

Sunday, November 13, 2016
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Demonetisation to impact small firms, rural demand: Tata Steel
Counted among the top 10 steel makers globally, the Mumbai-based firm said that demonetising will also temporarily impact steel demand in rural India as the business there is also mostly cash-based.

Demonetisation: Axis Bank sees reduction in lending rates
Private sector Axis Bank expects a dip in lending rates because of the surge in deposits which lenders are experiencing in the aftermath of the government's move to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. According to a report, Rs 60,000 crore was deposited into accounts till Friday evening,

Tata Motors' 2 major unions support of Ratan Tata
Ahead of Tata Motors' crucial board meeting on Monday, two unions of the company representing around 16,000 employees have written to the management expressing their support to Ratan Tata in the ongoing spat with ousted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry.

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Air pollution: SC favours suspension of fire cracker licenses
Concerned over the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court on Friday mulled over the prospect of directing the Centre to suspend and not renew the licence for possessing, stocking and selling of fire crackers in the national capital.

Climate change affects nearly all life on Earth
Most life on Earth is already being changed by the warming climate, even though the rise in global temperature since pre-industrial times has been rather slight, researchers warned on Thursday.

Don't burn paddy straw, make ehtanol to curb pollution: Gadkari

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Afghan leaders urge lawmakers to halt confidence votes
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and chief executive Abdullah Abdullah have urged parliament to halt confidence votes against ministers, fearing further dismissals could rock an already fragile Western-backed government, lawmakers said on Sunday.

France remembers the 130 killed in Paris attacks
In somber ceremonies, France is remembering the horrors of one year ago, when Islamic extremists attacked bars, restaurants and other symbols of the joyful life that Paris embodies, turning a night of the town into a spasm of violence that shook the nation to its core.

Islamic State group flourishes and recruits in Pakistan
Its latest atrocity was an attack yesterday on a Sufi shrine in southwestern Pakistan that killed at least 50 people and wounded 100 others. The group said in a statement that a suicide bomber attacked the shrine with the intent of killing Shiite Muslims and issued a picture of the attacker.

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New technique may boost success of infertility treatment
Scientists have discovered a way to regenerate human eggs using the mother's genetic material that normally goes waste, a breakthrough that may help women of advanced maternal age struggling with infertility treatments.

'Impossible' space engine may actually work: NASA

Brightest 'supermoon' in 70 years on Monday
On Monday, a "supermoon" will be witnessed as the moon will come the closest to Earth. This will be the closest full moon to Earth since 1948 and people will not see another "supermoon" of this magnitude until 2034.

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Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus price details revealed, goes up to Rs 92,000
The iPhone 7 Plus 32GB, 128GB and 256GB will cost Rs 72,000, Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000 respectively

Apple slashes prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to Rs 22,000
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.

WhatsApp privacy policy challenged in Delhi High Court: 5 things to know
A public interest litigation in the Delhi High Court (HC) challenges the change in WhatsApp's privacy policy.

More Technology News»

UPSC won't issue paper admit cards for civil services main exam
No paper admit cards will be issued for this year's civil services main examination, scheduled to begin early next month, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The UPSC will be conducting the test at 23 centres from December 3 to 9. The Commission has uploaded the e-admit cards on its website --

Kerala govt to sanction funds for Higher Education scholarship
Kerala government is considering sanction of funds for disbursal of higher education scholarship to degree and post-graduate students as supplementary demand for grant, State education minister C Raveendranath has said.

Govt thinking of re-introducing class X board exam: Prakash Javadekar
Government is thinking of re-introducing compulsory class X board examination but if such a decision is taken, it will only be applied from the next academic year, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said.

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Brace for jumbo block on WR suburban line today

CNG-run private cars double in Mumbai region in 3 years
In three years, the population of private cars running on CNG increased from 1 lakh to 2.2 lakh, a growth of over 100% in the Mumbai metropolitan region.

Fuel leak scare delays Big B flight

More Mumbai News»

Bank, ATM - Teri tai tai phiss! In today's cash crunch, it's chillar party to the rescue
If you have so far used the words ‘chillar party’ only to throw shade on the inconsequential-ness of little ones, it’s time to eat your words – because this is the party in power today.

Kirti Azad's wife Poonam joins AAP
Poonam Azad, wife of suspended BJP leader and MP Kirti Azad, has joined Aam Aadmi Party. Kirti Azad, who currently represents the Darbhanga Lok Sabha seat, was suspended by the BJP in 2015 for publicly targeting finance minister Arun Jaitley over corruption in the Delhi District Cricket Association.

Sheila Dikshit's son-in-law arrested for domestic violence

More Delhi News»

This cop knows his riots, but not his duties and now, he's in trouble

5 die in Hassan accident
Five workers attached to a borewell drilling company were killed and two others were injured when the truck in which they were travelling toppled in Muththige village in Arkalgud, Hassan, on Saturday.

BMTC bags award
World Healthy Workplace award under the gold category at the Arogya World Healthy Workplace conference.As many as 500 government and private companies were evaluated by the Clinton Global Foundation.

More Bangalore News»

While difficulties continue to exchange demonetized notes, RBI asks people not to hoard cash
Even as the public across the country is complaining that they have not been able to exchange the currency for the demonetized Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, the Reserve Bank of India is asking people not to hoard cash.

City folk had a ball at this cycling do

An engaging weekend of theatre

More Hyderabad News»

Back to life through coffee & conversations

Woman tries to save 'rapist', court orders DNA test on her, baby
A 18-year-old woman and her four-month-old child will now undergo DNA profiling to ascertain the child's paternity under strange circumstances.

Alagiri downplays Stalin's role, says father will be next CM

More Chennai News»

Congress holds protests outside banks

Woman files case against sister

Hardik wants to go to Haridwar

More Ahmedabad News»

Azam keeps mum on SP's poll alliances
Senior SP leader and state cabinet minister Azam Khan on Saturday declined to comment on party's political alliances in view of 2017 Assembly elections saying "it was beyond his capacity".

In the name of MDM, admn dishes out false hopes
It was meant to be their Dhanteras gift.Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav had promised a thali and a glass to school kids for having their mid day meal.

This Magh, it may be a 'risky dip' in Ganga
Even as the administration is grappling with the crisis of pollution in Sangam ahead of Magh Mela to be organised in January next year, a group of five students from Tagore Public School has thrown open some startling facts about the level of impurity in Ganga and Yamuna.

More Allahabad News»

Demonetization: Odisha braves it out as rest of country struggles
“Money, it’s a gas / Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash,” sang Pink Floyd in their seminal 1973 album “The Dark Side of the Moon”. Not anymore, as many would vouch for after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surgical strike on black money and fake notes.

Fishermen fear discontinuance of PDS rice during ban period
Discontent is brewing among the fishermen in the state as the government is yet to decide whether it will continue to provide them rice under the public distribution system (PDS) during the period in which fishing is banned here.

RBI urges people not to panic
Demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes continue to cause inconvenience to the public.

More Bhubaneswar News»

Man hangs 2 daughters, kills himself
A man first hanged his two daughters aged 3 and 1 on trees, and then hanged himself in Chhindwara district in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

Rehab home death: Conduct autopsy, HRC tells police
The letter released from commission has also asked for a detailed report from DIG.

Wedding bells for Arunoday
big fat wedding of actor Arunoday Singh, the grandson of high-profile politician late Arjun Singh and the son of former Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh are in place.

More Bhopal News»

Third girl child to get state benefits

Probe ordered into transaction of 24 lakh
Video Of Incident In Sirsa Bank Had Gone Viral

Devotees arrange cash before heading to Pak

More Chandigarh News»

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