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Last updated: Monday, December 05, 2016 7:16:03 PM

Kolkata continues to queue at banks, ATMs run dry
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) People at ATMs, more than at bank offices, in Kolkata felt dejected as they first queued up for long hours and then returned empty-handed as no cash was vended out on the first Monday after December pay day.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:46:04 PM

We need Rs 500 notes to end bank queues: SBI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) At least Rs 10 lakh crore must be in circulation for the long queues at banks to end but the pressing need is the missing Rs 500 currency, a top SBI official said on Monday.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:36:05 PM

Intel India announces innovation challenge finalists
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Intel India on Monday announced the top 10 finalists of the "Intel and DST-Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0" -- a nationwide competition inviting technology solutions to solve real problems faced by citizens.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:36:04 PM

Holiday plans take a hike, as all roads lead to banks
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The war on black money has taken a toll on the hospitality industry, as the ongoing cash crunch has compelled many to pack up their holiday plans for the next season.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:32:05 PM

Pranab greets Finland on Independence Day
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Greeting Finland on its Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday called for enhanced engagements for further cementing of mutual ties between the two countries.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:24:05 PM

Special prayers held for Jayalalithaa's recovery
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) AIADMK members on Monday took part in special prayers at places of worship across Tamil Nadu for the speedy recovery of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:22:05 PM

IIT team finds how to raise biofuel yield from water hyacinth
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur have unlocked the secret to ramp up yields of biofuel sourced from commonly found aquatic weeds such as water hyacinths.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:10:04 PM

Bollywood can promote Indian jazz: Musician Steve Sequeira (IANS Interview)
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, Bollywood can actually promote jazz, which is all about swing, rhythm and harmony, but it is sadly killing the genre, says 67-year-old Tanzanian-born musician Steve Sequeira – a quintessential optimist.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:04:06 PM

Pranab to inaugurate Gita Mahotsav
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the International Gita Mahotsav on Tuesday at Kurukhetra in Haryana, his office said on Monday.

Monday, December 05, 2016 2:00:04 PM

Speeding train kills 3 elephants in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) Three elephants were killed after they were hit by a speeding train in Assam early Monday, an official said.

Monday, December 05, 2016 1:58:05 PM

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