Flash News Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor no more      Rahul Gandhi set to get elected unopposed as Congress President      Cyclone Okhi devastates parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep      Cyclonic storm to hit southern parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala      Terrorists kill over 230 in Egypt mosque      Standard and Poor's maintains same sovereign rating      Moped gangs terrorising London      RK Nagar Votes On December 21, Results On 24th      Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt      Pricing Authority caps prices of 51 essential formulations     
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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.


It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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Rahul Gandhi set to get elected unopposed as Congress President
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today filed his nomination papers for the party's chief post and no one else is in the fray. He is set to be elected unopposed. The 47-year-old Gandhi scion is likely to emerge as the lone candidate in the fray and decks have been cleared for his election as the Congress president, succeeding his mother So
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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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• UDF hartal in Kerala on Monday
• Trace 20,000 children missing from Kerala
• No more probe against Arunkumar
 
National
Pricing Authority caps prices of 51 essential formulations
NEW DELHI: National drug pricing regulator NPPA today said it has capped prices of 51 essential
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• Cyclone Okhi devastates parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep
• Cyclonic storm to hit southern parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
• Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar
 
 
Election
Rahul Gandhi set to get elected unopposed as Congress President
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today filed his nomination papers for the party's chief po
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• RK Nagar Votes On December 21, Results On 24th
• Gujarat Assembly polls on December 9 and 14, Counting on Dec 18
• Narendra Modi sounds poll bugle in Gujarat
 
Cinema
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor no more
Fildom's veteran Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai on Monday. He was 79. Shashi Kapoor, who was a
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• Film maker, director I.V.Sasi no more
• Actor Anupam Kher appointed Chairman of film institute
• Mohanlal joins Svacha Bharat movement
 
 
Crime
Moped gangs terrorising London
Mobile gangs using mostly stolen mopeds and scooters have been terrorizing London, committing r
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• At least 50 killed, over 400 hurt in Las Vegas shooting
• Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead
• Kerala High Court again rejects bail plea of actor Dileep
 
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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• Kerala HC lifts life-long ban on Sreesanth
• Imran Khan in trouble from a woman's allegation
• Kerala HC asks inclusion of P.U.Chithra in world contest
 
 
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor no more
Fildom's veteran Shashi Kapoor died in Mumbai on Monday. He was 79. Shashi Kapoor, who was awarded Padma Bhusan in 2011, was keeping ill from past few months. Shashi Kapoor , who was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2015, was reportedly
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Terrorists kill over 230 in Egypt mosque
Terrorists killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down fleeing worshippers in the deadliest such attack in Egypt's modern history, state media and witnesses said. No group immediately claime
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Standard and Poor's maintains same sovereign rating
S&P Global Ratings today kept India's sovereign rating unchanged at 'BBB-' with stable outlook, citing vulnerabilities stemming from low per capita income and high government debt balances strong GDP growth. After Moody's recent upgrade, there were e
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RK Nagar Votes On December 21, Results On 24th
The election for the state legislator from RK Nagar, which J Jayalalithaa represented two times, was to be held in April, but was cancelled after huge amounts of cash were found in Chennai that were allegedly to be used to bribe voters. RK Nagar,
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