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Black Day and Anti-Corruption Day;What is the advantage for people?
Major currency notes were banned at one go on November 8 last year.

People struggled to wriggle out of the imbroglio, anyway they have managed to survive.

Now this year there is observance of Black Day on that day by the Opposition and Anti-Corruption Day by the BJP.

All of them should explain what good did the act bring on to the people a
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7.3 magnitude earthquake claims hundreds of life in Iran-Iraq border
At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area.

State television said more than 328 people were killed in Iran and at least 2,500 were injured. Local officials s
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Kerala
Solar Commission report tabled in Kerala Assembly
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday tabled the judicial commission report relate
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Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar
A constitution bench would be set up to hear a clutch of petitions challenging the Centre's dec
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Election
Narendra Modi sounds poll bugle in Gujarat
Sounding the poll bugle for Gujarat Assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dared
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Cinema
Film maker, director I.V.Sasi no more
Ace filmmaker and technician IV Sasi passed away on Tuesday in Chennai. He was 69. According
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Crime
Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead
Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was on Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants at her resi
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• Kerala High Court again rejects bail plea of actor Dileep
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Sports
P V Sindhu beats world champion to clinch Korea Open Super Series
Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu defeated world champion Nozomi Okuhara in a thrill
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UDF hartal in Kerala on Monday
Congress-led UDF has called for a hartal on Monday in Kerala. It is to protest against hike in price of petroleum products as well as the anti-people policies of the LDF Government in Kerala and the NDA Government at the Centre.
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Mohanlal joins Svacha Bharat movement
To be a responsible citizen we need to be proud of our nation first , we need to understand this country is our home and home is our identity. We need to keep our home clean, so that each one of us live in a clean environment and our guests
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Good intention, bad results, says Raghu Ram Rajan on note ban
Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) head Raghuram Rajan had cautioned the government that short-term costs of a radical ban of high-value currency notes would outweigh the long-term benefits, Times of India newspaper reported on Sunday. He had fir
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Now the focus would be on reasonable restrictions
The verdict is finally out, that privacy is a fundamental right, by a unanimous decision of the nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court. Now those who want to usurp the rights would concentrate on reasonable restrictions saying that f
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