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About 25 per cent of the country’s automated teller machines (ATMs), or 47,000, have been recalibrated since the exercise began last Wednesday, to enable them to start dispensing the new Rs.500 and Rs.2000 denomination bank notes, banking industry sources said.
Indian and Japanese officials continued to wrangle over the legality of a document signed as part of the nuclear deal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo last week. Continue reading “Deal or no deal? India, Japan wrangle over N-pact note”
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US-President elect Donald Trump has not been a Silicon Valley’s favourite during his election campaign days. Many in the industry openly spoke about him. Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an open letter which is said to be targeted at countering Trump’s views on immigration. Continue reading “Apple CEO Tim Cook’s letter to employees on Donald Trump’s win”
As ATMs were reopened after two days, people queued up to withdraw money in all parts of the country. With Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes no longer considered legal tender, ATMs will disperse only Rs. 100 and Rs, 50 notes. Continue reading “Live: Many ATMs yet to be configured to Rs. 2000, new Rs. 500”