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  • India introduces INR200 banknotes

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday announced it will issue INR200 denomination banknotes to promote "ease of transactions", replace soiled banknotes, control inflation and help combat counterfeiting...

  • Nov 30 last date to exchange old banknotes

    KARACHI: The last date for exchanging all old design banknotes — of Rs10, 50, 100 and 1,000 denominations — is Nov 30, 2016...

    The State Bank on Wednesday warned the general public that all old design banknotes will cease to be legal tender on Dec 1, 2016 and must be exchanged in time...

  • Canada mulled nixing Queen’s successor from banknotes

    OTTAWA: When Canada was designing its current C$20 bill, it considered dispensing with its “tradition” of depicting the reigning British monarch if Queen Elizabeth dies or abdicates, internal documents from the country’s central bank showed...

    The issue of Elizabeth’s potential death came up several times at the Bank of Canada between 2007 and 2015, according to documents obtained by Reuters in October under access-to-information laws
  • Banknotes carry no particular coronavirus risk: German disease expert

    Handling banknotes doesn’t pose a particular risk of contracting coronavirus, the head of Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases said...

    “Transmission through banknotes has no particular significance,” RKI head Lothar Wieler told Reuters, adding that droplets from infected individuals were the main infection risk...

  • Cabinet may suspend varnish coating of banknotes

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet is expected to order inclusion of 61 food and non-food items for mandatory certification list and temporarily suspend the varnish coating of existing banknotes for a couple of months due to coronavirus...

    Informed sources said that the Ministry of Science and Technology had moved a summary to the federal cabinet for inclusion of 61 food and non-food items in the Compulsory Certification Mark Scheme of...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

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