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Top news of Dec 20: RBI pays Rs 3.09 for printing each of new Rs 500 note, Rs 3.54 for Rs 2,000 note, reveals RTI query Live

A RTI Query Has Revealed That The Reserve Bank Of India Pays Rs 3.09 For Printing Each Of New Rs 500 Note And Rs 3.54 For Rs 2,000 Note.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 20 Dec 2016, 11:45:11 PM
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#11:38 PM

German prosecutors say man who was arrested after Berlin truck attack released because of insufficient evidence (AP) 

#11:27 PM

Fire breaks out in slums in Mumbai's Agripada area. 14 fire tenders rushed to the spot (ANI) 

#11:18 PM

Hyderabad: Customs department seized 500 grams of gold worth Rs 16 lakhs from a passenger at Shamshabad airport (ANI) 

#11:13 PM

Plane with body of Russian envoy killed in Turkey lands in Moscow (AFP) 

#11:01 PM

Food & Drugs Control Administration in Ahmedabad seizes medicines worth over Rs 52 lakh, on suspicion of being spurious: Officials. (PTI)

#10:46 PM

Nine dead in DR Congo clashes in Kinshasa: government (AFP) 

#10:35 PM

Three traders carrying Rs 60 lakh in their car in denomination of Rs 2,000 detained in Maharashtra's Satara district: Police (PTI)

#10:30 PM

RBI pays Rs 3.09 for printing each of new Rs 500 note, Rs 3.54 for Rs 2,000 note, according to an RTI query. (PTI) 

#9:59 PM 

5 people arrested for converting currency in Lucknow. Rs 17 lakhs worth of new denomination notes recovered

#9:55 PM 

President Alamazbek Sharshenovich Atambaev of Kyrgyzstan meets President Pranab Mukherjee (ANI) 

#9:44 PM

Heavy smog suffocates northeast China for a fifth day (AFP) 

#9:25 PM

Europe beefs up security at Christmas markets after Berlin attack (AFP)

#9:12 PM

India remains a bright point in global economy and BRICS in particular despite the slowdown globally in 2016: FM Arun Jaitley

#8:54 PM

Hong Kong withdraws visa-free facility for Indians. Pre-arrival registration for Indian Nationals to be implemented from January 23 (ANI) 

#8:49 PM

Syria army tells remaining rebels to quit Aleppo (AFP) 

#8:40 PM

Governing body clears proposal for making for Class X compulsory from 2018: Sources. (PTI) 

#8:30 PM

BJP accuses WB CM Mamata Banerjee of practising 'appeasement politics', asks her to break 'silence' on communal violence at Dhulagarh (PTI) 

#8:16 PM 

Govt announces Rs 207 cr project for protection, development of , world's biggest river island located along in  (PTI) 

#8:10 PM 

Jordan policeman killed in shootout with gunmen in Karak: security source (AFP)

#8:03 PM

Appointments committee of cabinet approves promotion of SK Sinha(Additional IB director) to the post of Special Director,IB (ANI) 

#8:00 PM

Sukhbir Singh Badal announces Rs. 25 lakh each for Punjab players of the Junior World Cup winning Hockey team (ANI)

#7:52 PM

Cyrus Mistry's petition shows his deep animosity towards Ratan Tata, says Tata Sons (ANI) 

#7:50 PM 

TN CM writes to PM demanding secure & immediate release of 22 fishermen & 109 boats, incl fishermen and boats apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy (ANI) 

#7:47 PM

Tata Sons says will contest Cyrus Mistry's allegations in the petition filed before National Company Law Tribunal.

#7:40 PM

Centre sends 4,000 paramilitary troops to Manipur in the wake of violence after economic blockade on national highways connecting state (PTI) 

#7:30 PM 

Analjit resigns as independent director on Tata Global Beverages board (PTI) 

#7:22 PM

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra admitted to Nanavati Hospital, he is suffering from gastroenteritis (ANI) 

#7:20 PM

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that with the end of poverty, hunger will end, illiteracy will end and discrimination will end. (ANI) 

#7:15 PM

There is need for out of box thinking as series of steps are required about what the Govt can do and what the banks can do: FM Jaitley (ANI) 

#7:10 PM

Any country which is poor today, it is poor because of its own errors, own faults: P. Chidambaram (ANI) 

#7:03 PM

Aleppo evacuation should finish in 'one or two days': Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov

#7:01 PM 

Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on 'importance' of widening Syria truce: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov

#6:50 PM 

With human waste being splattered on houses from planes, NGT asks DGCA  to slap Rs 50,000 fine on airlines emptying toilet tanks mid-air. (PTI) 

#6:40 PM

Calcutta High Court refuses industrialist Pawan Ruia's plea for stay of criminal proceedings against him in a case filed by Railways. (PTI) 

#6:35 PM

Note ban has helped in checking terrorism, naxalism: Home Minister Rajnath Singh (PTI) 

#6:30 PM

Hyderabad HC dismisses plea seeking declaration of assets of Jayalalithaa  in Telangana as public property, imposes Rs 1 L fine on petitioner. (PTI)

#6:20 PM 

A Cyrus Mistry family firm has filed a petition against Tata Sons in National Company Law Tribunal.(ANI) 

#6:00 PM 

As a captain I feel it was a complete series for us. Contribution of lower order stands out for me in this particular series: Virat Kohli (ANI) 

#5:45 PM

With improvement in law and order situation in Manipur, curfew has been relaxed in Imphal West, Imphal East districts for 9 hours today (ANI) 

#5:26 PM

Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi, meeting continued for 45 minutes (ANI) 

#5:22 PM 

As govt pushes towards economy, Dy NSA Arvind Gupta asks banks to adopt robust infrastructure for securing digital transactions. (PTI) 

#5:20 PM

Armed forces personnel to caste vote through e-postal ballot for the first time in the country in Punjab polls says State CEO V K Singh

#5:16 PM

Cash worth over Rs 2 cr in old, new notes & 30 kg of silver seized from engineer of Meerut irrigation dept: I-T official (PTI) 

#5:11 PM 

Big boost for BJP as SAD defeats Congress in Chandigarh civic polls (PTI) 

#4:55 PM 

German terror suspect identified as 23-year-old Pakistani  asylum seeker.

#4:53 PM

Under flak over namaz break move, U'khand govt says employees of all religions, castes and creeds will be allowed "special short breaks". (PTI) 

#4:49 PM

No need for central govt employees to declare assets till new rules are framed: Office memorandum (PTI) 

#4:31 PM

EU accuses Facebook of providing 'misleading' information about WhatsApp buyout (AFP) 

# 4:10 PM 

Govt & RBI’s fresh curbs on deposit of amount exceeding Rs 5000 in old notes is whimsical & anti-people; demand immediate retraction: CPI(M) (ANI) 

#4:00 PM

India have beaten England by an innings and 75 runs in the fifth and final test match in Chennai (ANI) 

#3:57 PM

French President François Hollande says 'high level of terror threat' to France (AFP) 

#3:45 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that Xmas market carnage was terrorist act likely committed by asylum seeker (ANI) 

#3:30PM

In a shocker, Pakistan's former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has claimed that ex-Pak Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif helped him leave the country, says Pak Media - ANI

#3:10PM

We'll issue Red-corner notice agnst 4 terrorists living in Pak & initiate extradition process- Kiren Rijiju on NIA chargesheet- ANI

#2:58PM

Government extends by 60 days the availing of prompt repayment incentive of 3 per cent on short-term crop loan. - ANI

#2:58 PM

RBI is changing rules like the PM changes his clothes, says Rahul Gandhi - ANI

#2:57PM

According to Red Cross, 25,000 have been evacuated from east Aleppo so far - AP

#2:45PM

German Christmas Market suspect is a 23 year old from Pakistan: German Newspaper Bild - ANI 

#2:36PM

Syria army urges remaining rebels to leave Aleppo- AFP

#2:32PM

Trump blames terrorists for killings in Turkey, Berlin - AP

# 2:20PM

Lucknow: CM Akhilesh Yadav chairs all party meet ahead of legislative assembly session tomorrow - ANI

#1:52PM

We have decided to build on our development cooperation including capacity building and training, will give youth priority: PM Modi - ANI

#1:50PM

President Almazbek Atambayev and I reviewed our co-operation in defence field: Prime Minister Narendra Modi -ANI

#1:39PM

Thank people of Chandigarh for supporting BJP, every election win after Nov 8 shows that they approve of decision: Amit Shah

#1:32PM

We were prepared. There has been no day when RBI did not dispense adequate cash to banks: FM Arun Jaitley  - ANI

#1:29PM

Today there are no exemptions, as long as there were, people were getting old currency: FM Arun Jaitley  - ANI

#1:05PM

Dwarka court reserve its order on anticipatory bail plea of senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case - ANI

#12:20PM

Delhi: Ceremonial reception for Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev at Rashtrapati Bhawan- ANI

#12:10PM

Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chairs pre-budget consultation meeting with officials of banks & financial institutions - ANI

#12:02AM

Shooting outside US embassy in Ankara, mission shut as precaution (AFP)

#11:50AM

Curfew continues in Imphal East district in view of protest against NSCN-IM and UNC economic blockade -ANI

#11:30AM

Delhi Police Special Cell arrested wanted criminal Sher Khan at Mathura Railway station at around 4 AM this morning - ANI

#11:22AM

Kerala: Foreign currency worth Rs 1.17 crore(approx) recovered from a passenger by CISF at Calicut airport; handed over to concerned agency - ANI

#11:06AM

China says has returned seized sea drone to US - AFP

#11:02AM

Municipal Corporation elections UPDATE : BJP takes lead on 17 seats, Congress on 4; out of the total 26 seats

#11:00AM

 I will be back on my toes within a month of delivery, says Kareena Kapoor Khan - ANI

#10:36AM

Coal block allocation scam matter: Next date of hearing is 13th January 2017 - ANI

#10:34AM

Chhatisgarh: 3 Naxals arrested by Police including one carrying a cash reward of Rs 2 lakh, in Kanker- ANI

#10:32AM

Coal block allocation scam matter-CBI sought more time to examine evidences &to seek necessary approvals since another Dir hs assumed charge - ANI

#10:30AM

Municipal Corporation elections: BJP leading on 11, Congress on 2; out of the total of 26 seats

#10:20AM 

Malayalam actor Jagannadha Varma passes away at the age of 77 - ANI

#10:05AM

Sri Lankan Navy detain 7 Indian fishermen, belonging to Kottaipattinam (TN), near Nainativu Island (SL), in early morning hours today - ANI

#9:55AM

Bihar: Jan Adhikar Party workers block Shramjeevi Express train at Bihar Sharif railway station in protest against demonetisation- ANI

#9:40AM

NSA Ajit Doval met US NSA-designate (Rtd) Gen Michael Flynn in Washington yesterday, discussed Indo-US strategic ties,global®ional issues - ANI

#8:50AM

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): IT Department officials conduct raid at the office and residence of BJP leader Sushil Vaswani - ANI

#8:02AM

IT Dept seized ₹2.67 cr (₹17 lakh in new currency notes) from the residence of RK Jain who works as engineer with a Govt firm in Meerut - ANI

#7:44AM

34 trains running late, 7 rescheduled as foggy weather affects train services - ANI

#7:32AM

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in the Air India building, Nariman Point. 4 fire tenders at the spot – ANI

#7:25AM

Several trains delayed, many cancelled due to foggy weather – ANI

#7:05AM

Delegation level talks to take place between India & Kyrgyzstan, PM Modi & Kyrgyzstan President to jointly brief media later today - ANI

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