Days after a month long moratorium was imposed on the Tamil Nadu based Lakshmi Vilas Bank, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the scheme of Amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS Bank India Limited. With this, there’ll be no further restrictions on depositors regarding the withdrawal of their deposits, informed Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. More to follow.
According to media reports here, China has allegedly constructed 11 buildings on the Nepalese territory in the Humla district bordering Tibet. The disputed area lies in Lampcha village of Namkha Rural Municipality in Humla district. Beijing has maintained that the constructions were carried out on the Chinese side of the border.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat asserted that Kumbh Mela will be held in its “divine form” at Haridwar in 2021 despite the practical problems arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rawat, on Sunday, attended a meeting with office-bearers of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) regarding the preparations for the 2021 Kumbh Mela, which will begin on January 14.
Thousands of protesters who have flooded Belarusian cities for six weeks of demonstrations to demand an end to the 26year rule of the countrys authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko include people of all ages, professions and social groups.