Amid massive protests in the state of Tamil Nadu in favour of the banned Jallikattu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told the state’s Chief Minister, O. Paneerselvam, that while the Centre appreciated the ‘cultural significance’ of the sport, the matter is in court and a final order is awaited.
The Reserve Bank of India, has injected Rs 9.2 trillion ($135.21 billion) worth of new currency notes into the banking system to post Demonetisation move by the government to help replace the notes banned in November, a parliamentary panel member quoted RBI governor Urjit Patel as saying on Wednesday.
US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday had a telephonic conversation ahead of leaving the office to thank PM Modi for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America, the White House has said.
The ‘Desi Girl’ Priyanka Chopra wins favourite dramatic TV actress at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. Priyanka nails the pretty in peach look at the People Awards.
The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather agency said, highlighting new records in indicators of human-caused climate change and loss of Artic sea ice.