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PAC to call RBI Governor in Jan to review eco impact


NEW DELHI: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today decided to call RBI Governor and top Finance Ministry officials next month to review the economic situation following the demonetisation of high value notes. The decision to call RBI Governor Urjit Patel, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa and Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das was taken unanimously by all the members of the Committee, headed by ...

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SC orders playing of National Anthem in theatres


New Delhi, Nov 30: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed cinema halls to play the National Anthem before the start of movies, saying it will instil “constitutional patriotism as well as committed patriotism and nationalism”. The playing of the anthem will be accompanied by an image of the Tricolour on the screen, the court said while barring its commercial exploitation, ...

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Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag visits Nagrota, briefed about terror attack; combing operation on


JAMMU: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Wednesday visited the Nagrota-based 16 Corps headquarters and was briefed about yesterday’s terror attack in which seven officers and jawans were killed, even as combing operation to flush out any remaining militant continued. Three militants were killed by security forces personnel and combing operation to sanitise the area was nearing end. Gen Suhag ...

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Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship


DOHA: Fifteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani suffered a 2-7 loss in the semifinals against Andrew Pagett of Wales to settle for a bronze medal at the IBSF World Snooker Championship here. After a hard-fought four-hour quarterfinal that went down to the wire, defending champion Advani had to return to the table for the crucial semifinal without much of a break. ...

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