An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 hit northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, issuing tsunami advisories for much of the nation's northern Pacific coast. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury, which struck at 5:59 am
The value of currency released by banks since the November 8 demonetisation through exchange of old notes and cash withdrawals amounts to Rs 1.36 lakh crore. This is less than 10% of the Rs 14 lakh crore in high-denomination notes (Rs 500 and Rs 1,000), reveals RBI
Mathura sants on Monday announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for cutting off the tongue of the director of movie, Toilet Ek Prem katha, Shree Narayan Singh, for his "audacity" to show a marriage sequence between a boy and girl of Nand Gaon and Barsana villages in the movie, which has Akshay Kumar in the lead role.
Distressed over not being able to buy furniture for the wedding of his two daughters, as shopkeepers refused to take old currency notes, a 55 year old man, Kumarpal Singh Satsangi died, in Khair area of Aligarh after suffering a heart attack on Sunday.
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.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Jayant Yadav shared six wickets between them to guide India to a huge 246-run win against England on the fifth and final day of the second Test in Visakhapatnam, thereby securing a 1-0 lead in the five-match series on Monday.
Industrialist Nusli Wadia, an independent director on some Tata Group companies, on Monday served a defamation notice on Tata Sons board asking it to withdraw "false, defamatory and libelous" allegations against him.
"The Reserve Bank of India advise members of the public not to give credence to such ill-informed notions and ignore them and continue to accept these (Rs 10) coins as legal tender in all their transactions without any hesitation," RBI Principal Adviser Alpana Killiwala said.
Continuing with the robust growth rate of over 23 per cent, domestic airlines flew 86.72 lakh passengers in October while no-frills carrier IndiGo saw its market share surge to 42.6 per cent during the same period.
While almost two years have passed since Arjun Kapoor participated in the controversial roast, Salman Khan is not yet in a mood to forgive the actor for cracking some nasty jokes about his kid sister, Arpita Khan.