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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.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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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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Cyclonic storm to hit southern parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday put the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu on high alert as a heavy depression formed in the Indian Ocean was fast turning into a cyclonic storm ‘OCKHI’.

Heavy rains lashed the southern districts of Kerala and disaster management auth
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Pricing Authority caps prices of 51 essential formulations
NEW DELHI: National drug pricing regulator NPPA today said it has capped prices of 51 essential formulations, including those used for the treatment of cancer, pain, heart conditions and skin problems.

The prices have been slashed in the range of 6 to 53 per cent.
In separate notifications, the
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Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar
A constitution bench would be set up to hear a clutch of petitions challenging the Centre's decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing various services and government welfare schemes, the Supreme Court today said.

A bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and
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25 lakh pollution deaths in India, says a report
Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.

Almost all pollution-related deaths - around 92 percent - are in poor or middle-income countries, the research fo
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RBI says linkage of Aadhaar with bank account is mandatory
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Saturday said biometric identity number Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts is mandatory.

The RBI clarification followed media reports quoting a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application that suggested the apex bank has not issued any order for mandatory
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