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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.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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BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya is no more

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya, is no more. He was 75.

He was admitted to hospital a few days ago after complaining of chest pain. He passed away at a city hospital on Sunday evening following a massive cardiac arrest.

He had undergone c
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Veteran actor Paravoor Bharathan no more
Veteran actor Paravoor Bharathan passed away this morning. He was 86.

He was suffering from various age-related ailments and was under treatment.

He had excelled in stage presentations as well as films. He had acted in various capacities in over 1,000 films.

Paravoor Bharathan was an Indian
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President, Vice-President, PM pay tributes to APJ Abdul Kalam in Delhi
New Delhi, July 28, 2015, (PTI)

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of dignitaries today paid their homage to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, whose mortal remains were brought here from Shillong, where he died last night.

The dig
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Celebrated music director and composer M.S.Viswanathan no more
Celebrated music director and composer M.S.Viswanathan is no more. He was 86. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Chennai in the small hours of Tuesday.

Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan , also known as M.S.V., was a Kollywood music director and composer from South India.

He was p
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Nehru's sister-in-law Sheila Kaul is no more
Veteran leader Sheila Kaul, 101, is no more.

Sheila Kaul (born 7 February 1915 - 13 June 2015) was a social democratic leader of the Indian National Congress, a stateswoman, cabinet minister and governor, and the oldest living former member of parliament in India at the time of her death.

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Mourning for Lee Kuan Yew
Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

The government announced that Lee, 91, "passed away peacefully" early Monday at Singapore General Hospital. An increasingly frail Lee was hospitalized i
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