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No cash withdrawal limit at ATMs from February 1, announces RBI

The Reserve Bank of India today revoked the limits placed on cash withdrawals from current accounts/ cash credit accounts/ overdraft accounts with immediate effect. However, the limits on savings accounts remain, the bank said in a notification. As of now, the limit for withdrawal from savings accounts is Rs 24,000 per week. The central bank also said the limits imposed ...

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Certain flight crew barred from US entry: IATA memo

A new ban on US travel for nationals of seven Middle Eastern countries caught the airline industry unprepared, with flight crew from those states also barred from entering, the International Air Transport Association said on Saturday. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has briefed the global trade group that passport-holders from states such as Iran and Iraq, including cabin crew, ...

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Oman transport: SalamAir to launch Salalah-Muscat flight today

Muscat: Oman’s first budget airline, SalamAir, will officially launch its maiden flight to Muscat International Airport from Salalah Airport today (Monday). The first flight will depart at 10.05am local time from Salalah, heading to Muscat International Airport. “SalamAir will first operate two flights daily for 10 days to Muscat, going up to three, and finally four flights, in a couple ...

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Public Prosecution office at HIA to collect fines

The Public Prosecution has opened an office at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) to process the transactions of departing passengers and enable them to pay fines they have incurred. Located at the departure lounge at HIA, the centre enables those banned from leaving the country by the Public Prosecution on account of not paying fines and others who have outstanding ...

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Vs Motorola Moto G4 Plus: New king in the North

Motorola’s Moto G4 Plus has, kind of sort of, become a gold standard to beat in the lower mid-range segment. Priced at just under Rs 15,000 Motorola’s (or rather Lenovo’s) Moto G4 Plus offers a healthy concoction of fine build quality, vibrant screen, good all-round performance, great cameras and decent battery life. The Moto G4 Plus may be a fantastic ...

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RBI shrugs off Election Commission order on cash, panel says fall in line

The Election Commission and the RBI were embroiled in a rare clash with the EC asserting its constitutional mandate to insist that the central bank enhance the cash withdrawal limit for candidates in forthcoming elections. The EC took serious exception to RBI’s communication on Friday that it did not think increasing cash withdrawal limit was desirable or possible. “It appears ...

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You’re welcome in Canada: PM Trudeau to refugees

ORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by Donald Trump: Canada will welcome you. He said that he also intended to talk to Trump about the success of Canada’s refugee policy. Trudeau reacted to Trump’s visa ban for people from seven Muslim-majority countries by tweeting on Saturday, “To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will ...

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Reliance Jio Asks TRAI to Impose ‘Highest Penalty’ on Airtel for Misleading Ads

Newcomer Reliance Jio has asked telecom regulator TRAI to “impose highest penalty” on Airtel, accusing the latter of grossly exaggerating the value of data in a promotional offer, and giving misleading tariff ads. Jio has shot-off a letter to the telecom regulator alleging that in so far as the advertisements issued by Airtel for prepaid and postpaid tariff packs are ...

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Devendra Fadnavis becoming CM of goons, says Uddhav Thackeray

A day after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis attacked the Shiv Sena, calling it a party of extortionists, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said the former is becoming a ‘chief minister of goons’. Thackeray trained his guns on the BJP, accusing them of spoiling the name of Maharashtra and warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji. He also ridiculed the BJP’s attempt to compare ...

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Female Infosys employee found dead inside Hinjewadi office

In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old female IT employee working at Infosys’ Hinjewadi IT park campus was found murdered inside the office on Sunday evening. According to police, the woman was strangulated to death with a computer cable.The deceased has been identified as K Rasila Raju. The systems engineer was originally from Kerala but was working at the firm’s office ...

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