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Aadhaar link deadline extended till March 31The initial deadline was December 31.

Aadhaar link deadline extended till March 31

14 Dec 2017 | 1:55 AM

NEW DELHI:The Central Government today extended till March 31 next year the deadline for linking the Aadhaar number and Permanent Account Number or Form 60 with bank accounts and other financial accounts.

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New Delhi, December 13

The Central Government today extended till March 31 next year the deadline for linking the Aadhaar number and Permanent Account Number or Form 60 with bank accounts and other financial accounts.

“After considering various representations and inputs  from banks, it has been decided to notify March 31, 2018, or six months from the date of commencement of account-based relationship by the client, whichever is later, as the date of submission of the Aadhaar number, and PAN or Form 60 by the clients to the reporting entity,” the Finance Ministry said.

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The deadline for existing bank account holders to furnish the 12-digit biometric identifier was initially December 31, 2017. The government had last week extended the deadline for linking of PAN with Aadhaar till March 31, 2018.

Yesterday, the government issued a gazette notification amending rules under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act  by replacing the requirement of submitting the Aadhaar and PAN numbers by December 31. — TNS

Hearing  against ‘it is mandatory’ clause from today

Hearing against ‘it is mandatory’ clause from today

14 Dec 2017 | 2:01 AM

NEW DELHI:A five-judge Constitution Bench will assemble on Thursday to take up petitions challenging the validity of Aadhaar law and the government’s notifications making the 12-digit unique biometric identification number mandatory for various services and schemes.

Aadhaar must in Punjab for land registration now

14 Dec 2017 | 1:57 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab government has made it mandatory to record Aadhaar number for registration of all documents at the sub-registrar and the joint sub-registrar offices.

Two good on second anniversary: 208 not out

Two good on second anniversary: 208 not out

14 Dec 2017 | 1:53 AM

MOHALI: Rohit Sharma needed nine more runs to get his double hundred when the last over of the Indian innings began at the IS Bindra stadium here on Wednesday.

EC notice to Rahul over interview

EC notice to Rahul over interview

14 Dec 2017 | 1:17 AM

NEW DELHI:Taking note of a complaint filed by the ruling BJP, the Election Commission today served a show-cause notice to Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi for prima facie violating election laws after a few news channels aired his interview a day before the polling for second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections.

Jharkhand ex-CM Koda, ex-coal secy convicted in scam

Jharkhand ex-CM Koda, ex-coal secy convicted in scam

14 Dec 2017 | 1:17 AM

NEW DELHI:A special court today held former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta guilty of corruption and other charges in a coal scam case.

Pak denies consular access to Jadhav

Pak denies consular access to Jadhav

14 Dec 2017 | 1:17 AM

ISLAMABAD/THE HAGUE:Pakistan today rejected India’s plea for consular access to death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav at the ICJ, claiming that New Delhi wants the access to get information gathered by its "spy".

Search continues for 5 jawans, one from HP

Search continues for 5 jawans, one from HP

14 Dec 2017 | 1:17 AM

SRINAGAR:The Army on Wednesday said it was continuing the search for five soldiers who went missing in two snow-linked incidents yesterday near the Line of Control in north Kashmir.

Class act: No schoolbag in this Kinnaur govt school

Class act: No schoolbag in this Kinnaur govt school

14 Dec 2017 | 1:17 AM

SHIMLA:At a time when the bag burden has been weighing down students, a government school in the tribal Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh has a lesson for its counterparts, particularly those in the private sector.


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Manmohan ‘hurt, anguished’

Manmohan ‘hurt, anguished’

14 Dec 2017 | 12:54 AM

NEW DELHI:On the eve of phase two polling in Gujarat, BJP chief Amit Shah attacked former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for remaining silent when PM Narendra Modi was called a low life by a Congress leader and expressing his anguish on the Gujarat election eve only to mislead people.

CITY FOCUS

Summon kingpin from Malaysia, MHA told

14 Dec 2017 | 1:48 AM

CHANDIGARH:A local court has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to send summons to the kingpin in the Rs 600-crore Ponzi scam, who is said to be residing in Malaysia.

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HC: Explore possibility of earmarking dharna sites

14 Dec 2017 | 1:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: Less than a week before municipal corporation and council polls, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today asked the state government to specify whether sites for dharna or protests could be earmarked in all 22 districts.

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Mann attacks Sukhbir, says ‘dharna politics’ won’t work

14 Dec 2017 | 1:34 AM

JALANDHAR: State AAP convener Bhagwant Mann today hit out at SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal for holding a dharna on a Harike brige recently.

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Civic polls reduced to farce: Badal

14 Dec 2017 | 1:34 AM

BATHINDA: Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today lashed out at the Congress government for “making a mockery of the local body elections in the state”.

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Govt sacks NHM workers, CM says ‘only warned’

Govt sacks NHM workers, CM says ‘only warned’

14 Dec 2017 | 12:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: The services of more protesting National Health Mission (NHM) workers, who did not join duties despite notices issued to them, were terminated with immediate effect in several districts today.

Biting cold in tribal areas; lakes, rivulets freeze

Biting cold in tribal areas; lakes, rivulets freeze

14 Dec 2017 | 1:46 AM

SHIMLA: The tribal areas and higher hills groaned under biting cold wave conditions as the minimum temperature dropped by a few notches, aggravating the cold wave conditions.

State to regularise 60,000 daily earners

State to regularise 60,000 daily earners

14 Dec 2017 | 12:50 AM

JAMMU: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today announced that her government will regularise over 60,000 daily earners and casual labourers working in various departments of the state. “Our govt will be regularising 60,000 daily earners and casual labourers working in various departments in J&K to provide sustainable livelihood to those who need it the most. Hard work and dedication must always be recognised and appreciated,” tweeted Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today.

Landslide near Gomukh glacier: Snow hits inspection

14 Dec 2017 | 12:52 AM

DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand government is carefully monitoring the situation arising due to landslide occurrence near the snout of Gomukh glacier, though a team (technical task force) that was dispatched yesterday had to return midway due to snowfall.

Democrat wrests Alabama Senate seat

Democrat wrests Alabama Senate seat

14 Dec 2017 | 12:39 AM

WASHINGTON: Doug Jones today became the first Democrat in 25 years to win a Senate seat from the staunchly Republican state of Alabama, defeating President Donald Trump-backed candidate Roy Moore, whose campaign was dogged by allegations that he had sexually abused teenagers.

SC stays NCLT order allowing govt to take over Unitech

SC stays NCLT order allowing govt to take over Unitech

14 Dec 2017 | 12:39 AM

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today stayed a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order allowing the Centre to take over the management of real estate giant Unitech after Attorney General KK Venugopal conceded the government should not have moved the tribunal when the top court was already seized of the matter.

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Hitman strikes

14 Dec 2017 | 1:51 AM

MOHALI:On a pleasant March evening in Mumbai in 2012, after he bid adieu to ODI cricket, Sachin Tendulkar made a prediction — two rising stars, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, would be able to break his records.Five years on, it seems Rohit is on a mission to create an entirely new set of order in world cricket. On a docile Mohali wicket today, Rohit blasted his third double hundred in ODI cricket and created enough heat with his strokes to warm up the atmosphere at a sparsely-filled IS Bindra PCA Stadium.

‘Six-hitting not as easy as it looks’

14 Dec 2017 | 1:49 AM

MOHALI:As Rohit Sharma walked back to the pavilion, unconquered on 208, almost every Sri Lankan player ran towards him to congratulate him.

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England face WACA test

14 Dec 2017 | 1:49 AM

PERTH:Two-nil down and with a harried captain insisting his team was neither dead nor buried, there was an unnerving sense of deja vu at the WACA as England made their final preparations on the eve of the third Ashes Test on Wednesday.

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