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Dec 2, 2016

Cyclone Nada weakens, set to hit Tamil Nadu; NDRF deployed along coast

In view of development of cyclone, the National Disaster Response Force positioned six teams near the coasts of Tamil Nadu &Puducherry #Bay of Bengal #Chennai #Cuddalore #cyclone #Cyclone Kyant #CYCLONE NADA #NewsTracker #Puducherry #rameshwaram #Tamil nadu cyclone

Dec 2, 2016

Cyclone Nada weakens into deep depression; heavy rains continue in Chennai

Tropical cyclone 'Nada' was forecast to make landfall in Chennai early on 1 December. According to Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD, satellite imagery indicates a depression has formed over south-east Bay of Bengal. #Bay of Bengal #CYCLONE NADA #cyclone nada chennai #ImagesOfTheDay #NewsTracker

Dec 1, 2016

Mamata Banerjee locks herself up in office, refuses to leave until army is withdrawn

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has reportedly locked herself up in her office in the state Secretariat in Kolkata, claiming the presence of Indian Army trucks outside. #defence ministry #Indian Army #Kolkata #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #State secretariat #Trinamool Congress

Dec 1, 2016

World AIDS Day: Activists participate in awareness campaigns

The WHO report cites worrying numbers, when it comes to awareness about HIV in young girls. Fewer than one in every five girls between 15 years and 19 years of age are aware of their HIV status. #AIDS #HIV #HIV Aids #ImagesOfTheDay #World Aids Day #World Health Organisation (WHO)

Dec 1, 2016

Sartaj Aziz’s India visit: No request from Pakistan, bilateral talks unlikely, says MEA

It was expected that Aziz's visit may thaw out the India-Pakistan relations that have hit a new low since skirmishes on border and terror attacks on army camps have increased #Afghanistan #cross-border terrorism #Heart of Asia Conference #India #MEA Vikas Swarup #NewsTracker #Pakistan #SAARC #Sartaj Aziz #Vikas Swarup

Dec 1, 2016

Pay day highlights: Cash crunch escalates; pensioners hit hard in Maharashtra

For most Indians, this pay day is going to be unlike any other. The reason being the cash crunch due to the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. #bank accounts #Cash crunch #cashless economy #currency ban #Demonetisation #India #NewsTracker #pay day

Dec 1, 2016

UK’s new £5 bank note contains tallow; irked vegans demand fat-free currency

The Bank of England's new plastic 5-pound note is stronger, cleaner and safer — but apparently not suitable for vegans and vegetarians. #5 pound note animal fat #Britain #Five pound note #NewsTracker #UK Polymer Banknotes

Dec 1, 2016

SC’s National Anthem order raises questions about an individual’s fundamental rights

Current laws don't force a person to stand up or sing the national anthem — case in point, this judgment of apex court in the case of Bijoe Emmanuel v. State of Kerala #Amitava Roy #Bijoe Emmanuel vs State Of Kerala #ConnectTheDots #Constitution of India #jana gana mana #Justice Dipak Misra #National Anthem #Rabindranath Tagore #Shyam Narayan Chouksey #Supreme Court

Dec 1, 2016

Demonetisaton: Over Rs 11 lakh cr deposits enter banking system till Nov 30, CNBC-TV18 says

This means, Rs 11 lakh crore entering into the banking system till 30 November represents 80 percent of the total banned currencies #Banks #banned notes #Demonetisation #Deposits #Narendra Modi