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Thieves steal 30 kg gold from Manappuram Finance

In one of the biggest thefts, around five persons allegedly broke into a gold finance loan shop in Ulhasnagar in Thane, by creating cavities in the building from the bathroom on the night of December 25, 2016. The Thane police suspect 30kg gold worth more than Rs 9 crore missing. A case of robbery has been registered at Vithalwadi police ...

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Pandav Nagar cash van heist accused arrested

Rs 10 lakh were stolen from the van in east Delhi on December 19  Three men suspected to be involved in the Pandav Nagar ATM cash van heist have been arrested, the Delhi police said on Monday. Rs 10 lakh were stolen from the van in east Delhi on December 19.According to the police, the men were arrested based on ...

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Gold holding of 3 Kerala companies more than Australia’s

KOCHI: The gold holdings of the three largest gold loan companies in Kerala have grown from 195 tonnes two years ago to nearly 263 tonnes towards the end of September 2016. Between them, they have more precious metal in their vaults than the gold reserves of some of the richest nations. Muthoot Finance, Manappuram Finance and Muthoot Fincorp jointly hold ...

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Old notes selling at a premium in Kolkata market

At a time when people across the country are queuing up outside banks to get rid of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, the scrapped currencies are selling at a premium in the serpentine bylanes of trading hub Burrabazar. Old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 will fetch you Rs 550 and Rs 1,100 here. On Monday, TOI ...

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PM Modi sacrificed the poor for yajna for rich: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul alleged that demonetisation was a ruse for massive loan write-offs to the “super rich”, and that it had hurt the poor, farmers and women by “sucking up” their hard-earned money.  Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, accusing the PM of offering the earnings of the poor as a ...

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Khap’s latest: No drinking in public; no celebratory firing

Jorawar Sangwan said villagers had been asked to ensure that the girls get to study and that parents encourage them to participate in sports.  THE SANGWAN Khap has issued a string of directives, including strict curbs on drinking in public places, to villages falling in Dadri district that will come into effect from January 15. The khap has also banned ...

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100 Hospitalised For Suspected Food Poisoning In Kerala

MALAPPURAM: Nearly 100 people, including teaching staff and students of an educational institution in Perinthalmanna, Malappuram district have been hospitalized for suspected food poisoning, police said today. The suspected cases were reported from Aligarh Muslim University’s Malappuram Centre in Cherukara where around 100 people were admitted to a private hospital in Perinthalmanna as they started vomiting after dinner, last night. ...

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Jet Airways Plane Skids Off Runway At Goa’s Dabolim Airport, All Passengers Safe

PANAJI: A Jet Airways plane skidded off the runway while taking off at Goa’s Dabolim airport, but all passengers were evacuated to safety, airport officials said. The airport has been closed till 12.30 pm. “All guests and crew have been safely evacuated. Few guests have sustained injuries during the evacuation process,” a statement from Jet Airways said. “Medical assistance was ...

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Three Opposition Parties Say ‘No, Thank You’ To Sonia Gandhi’s Invite

The Congress’s attempt to extend the unity of opposition parties over the notes ban outside parliament with a meeting and joint press conference addressed by its party chief Sonia Gandhi in a rare appearance, is falling apart, with the Left and Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) reportedly RSVPing their inability to attend. Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party is also disinclined. ...

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