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by OJ George

Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.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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Film director gets 7 years' jail term for raping US woman
New Delhi, Aug 4, 2016, (PTI)

Bollywood film 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui was today sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a Delhi court for raping a US researcher here last year.

Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain awarded the minimum jail term prescribed for the offence to
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Don't believe rumours about health of Rajnikanth, he says
Chennai, Jun 16

Rumours about the health of Tamil superstar Rajnikant, who is in the US now, sent his fans into a tizzy today but the actor's office assured he was fine.

"He is taking rest in the US. He is happy and is vacationing with his family. There is no need to believe rumours," his publ
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Kanaka critically ill, suffering from cancer?
According to reports, Kananka is suffering from cancer. She is currently in a paliative care, in Alappuzha. She was brought there only six months back from another hospital.

It has been said that a large crowd is coming to see a glimpse of the actress. But Kanaka shows no interest and denies an
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Amitabh Bacchan, Kangana Ranaut are National Film Award winners
New Delhi, Mar 28 (PTI) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan won his fourth National award for "Piku", while it was a second consecutive best actress win for Kangana Ranaut at the National Film Awards announced here on Monday, which saw Bollywood's dominance in major categories, barring the top prize that went
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Veena George and Mukesh are candidates
CPM state secretariat has approved the names of mediaperson Veena George and actor Mukesh as its own candidates.

KPAC Lalitha was expected to contest at Vadakkancherry, Mukesh at Kollam and Veena George at Aranmula.Lalitha has opted out of the race.

There were objections to their candidature
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KPAC Lalitha opts out of race
KPAC Lalitha who was expected to contest the elections from Vadakkancherry, has opted out of the Assembly elections

As there were objections at the local level, she has decided not to contest.

She has always held aloft her love for the party.

She would continue acting along with her politic
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