The #CentralGovernment has taken number of measures to provide incentives to district administrations in order to give a boost to #cashless #DigitalPayment systems across districts, talukas and panchayats, said an official release on Sunday.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday suggested that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's recent outburst against the army was due to political frustration caused by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to #demonetise high-value currency notes.
#Kerala Finance Minister Dr.T.M Thomas Isaac was attacked on Sunday by the opposition over the way he handled the post-#demonetisation situation in the state, causing difficulties to both #SalariedClass and #pensioners.
#Pakistan's former army chief, General Raheel Sharif (retd.) has agreed to command a multinational Islamic #AntiTerror force, on certain terms and conditions, including being allowed to arbitrate between belligerents, a media report said.
Reiterating that his country "is committed to lasting peace in #Afghanistan and the region", #Pakistan's de facto foreign policy chief #SartajAziz on Sunday said only one country cannot be blamed for rising terrorist violence in the region.
The United Committee #Manipur (#UCM) has served a 72-hour ultimatum beginning from Sunday midnight on the United Naga Council (#UNC) to end its indefinite #EconomicBlockade on National Higways No.2 and No.53.
The government on Sunday revised upwards the amount of #BlackMoney disclosed under Income Declaration Scheme (#IDS) to Rs 67,382 crore, even as it did not take into account two high-value disclosures.