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Govt tightens notes exchange norms, lowers limit to Rs 2,000

New Delhi: Government on Thursday lowered the exchange limit for now-defunct 500 and 1,000 rupee notes to Rs 2,000 from the existing cap of Rs 4,500, effective tomorrow Among other measures, it has allowed up to Rs 2.5 lakh cash withdrawal from bank account of a bride or groom or their parents for a marriage during

MP Ravneet Bittu cautions BPL families over currency exchange

Ludhiana: Fearing deep rooted conspiracy, senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu cautioned families below poverty line and suggested them to not to fall in trap of currency exchange by rich people. Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for no arrangements made before the decision on currency notes,

No exchange of sweets at India-Pakistan border on Diwali

Attari (Punjab): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday refused to exchange sweets and greetings with Pakistani Rangers along the international boundary on the occasion of Diwali. The BSF move in the wake of the recent heightened tension between the two countries. India has accused Pakistan of supporting terrorists from its soil who carried out

Trump, Clinton exchange acid jokes at New York dinner 

New York: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchanged jokes sprinkled with acid remarks at a New York charity dinner held one day after the last presidential debate before the US elections on November 8. The two candidates managed to sit two seats from each from each other and remain – mostly – civil on Thursday

Russia and Germany exchange views on Syria, Ukraine crises

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier have exchanged views on Syria and Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The two ministers spoke on phone and discussed the situation in Syria and international efforts to settle the country’s conflict, Xinhua news agency reported. The ministry said on Tuesday

India, Switzerland in talks for pact on information exchange

New Delhi: India is in discussion with Switzerland to enter into an agreement for implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) between the two nations, Parliament was informed today. “The government is in discussion with the government of Swiss Confederation to enter into an agreement for the implementation of AEOI between the two countries,” Minister of

Indian, Pakistani armies exchange Eid sweets on LoC

Jammu: The Indian and Pakistani armies on Thursday exchanged sweets and greetings on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. “On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, army representatives of India and Pakistan exchanged sweets at Poonch-Rawalakot Crossing Point and Mendhar Hot Spring Crossing Point in Krishna Ghati Sector of