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  • The numbers of ATM frauds in public sector banks were, however, more revealing. While State Bank of India, with over 58,000 ATMs across India at the end of March 2019, accounted for over 25% of the over 2 lakh cash dispensers, one in five frauds were reported at its ATMs. The second-placed IDBI Bank saw close to 1,800 frauds being reported.

    The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board recommended that the ban be eased as the air quality levels had shown some improvement. The air quality level is no longer “severe” and is now instead in the “poor” category, the CPCB affidavit said.

    The agency, however, has maintained a BBB- rating for India, which is its lowest investment grade rating. Anything below this grade would adversely impact India’s benchmark 10-year bond yields, which are already on a performance slump. Economic affairs secretary had on Dec 3 tweeted that S&P has reaffirmed sovereign rating at BBB- with stable outlook.

    "Thirteen fighter aircraft have crashed during the period from 2017-18 to November 2019. Every accident is followed by an investigation by a BoI or a CoI which gives causes of accident and suggests remedial measures to avoid similar accident in the future. "These recommendations are circulated to all the operating units for implementation," he said.

    "Dilip Buildcon Limited through JV has been declared L-1 bidder for the project part design and construction of elevated viaduct, elevated ramp, siding lines, viaduct for connection to Mukundpur depot and four elevated stations, Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS," the company said.

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said self-reliance in defence production to meet the requirement of the armed forces was imperative from both strategic and economic perspectives. "Several steps have been taken to promote defence exports, including reduction in the time taken for issuing export authorisations," he said during the Question Hour.

    The court directed him to submit a fixed deposit receipt (FDR) of Rs 25 lakh and his contact details and address of his stay abroad.

    As thousands of people including students hit the streets in Assam, police fired rubber bullets and tear gas shells and baton-charged the protesters leaving many of them injured, while curfew was imposed in Guwahati and a clampdown on internet services was announced across several districts of the state.

    The government on Tuesday set out the roadmap to get India to break into the top 50 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi brainstorming with ministries.

    New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): Bangladesh Navy Chief Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury received guard of honour in Delhi on Dec 08. He met Indian Navy C...

    "Ayushman Bharat is being implemented in the entire country. There are four states including Delhi which have not implemented the Ayushman Bharat Scheme -- Delhi, Telangana, Odisha and West Bengal. "It has benefited 10.75 crore poor families but the people in the four states including Delhi are certainly deprived of the scheme," Harsh Vardhan said.

    The service is currently available to Airtel customers in Delhi NCR and will be gradually rolled out across India. However, currently only few smartphone models support this service which include few Apple's iPhone 6s and above models, Xiaomi's Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1; Samsung J6, A10s, On6 and M30s; and all OnePlus 7 series models.

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