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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.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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Netanyahu visits the Taj
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with his wife Sara today visited the 17th century Mughal monument Taj Mahal.

Netanyahu was received by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Kheria Airport.

He was accorded a traditional welcome by Braj folk artists on his arrival at the airpo
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ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday successfully launched its 100th satellite.

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40), carrying weather observation satellite Cartosat-2 series and 29 other satellites, was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, And
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Senior judges of Supreme Court resent state of affairs
Four senior judges of the Supreme Court, on Friday, broke convention and addressed a press conference saying everything in the apex court is not above board.

Justices J Chelameswar. Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joesph. pointed out that things are not what should be.

The judges re
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Ire against FIR for Aadhaar data leak report
The Congress on Sunday attacked the Centre after the UIDAI filed an FIR with Delhi Police over a newspaper report on the breach of details of more than one billion Aadhaar cards, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "evasive" and shooting the messenger, instead of probing the leak.

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Constitution bench to hear anti-Aadhaar pleas on Thursday
The Supreme Court today said that a five-judge constitution bench would hear tomorrow pleas seeking an interim stay on the Centre's decision directing mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various government schemes and welfare measures.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M K
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Cyclone Okhi devastates parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep
Cyclone Okhi which made mincemeat of the regions lashed by it in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep.

At least 10 people were killed in various coastal parts of Kerala and seven others in Tamil Nadu.

It caused devastation in various islands of Lakshadweep.

The police, Indian Coast Guard and
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