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Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering & Hiking Club Launches Book ‘The Man & The Mountain’

New Delhi: On the occasion of World Mountain Day, Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering & Hiking Club released a book ‘The Man & The Mountain’, authored by Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan. Mr. Khan is a banker by profession and mountaineering enthusiast and a member of the Club.

The book was launched at a function organized by the Mountaineering & Hiking Club (JKMHC) along with the Department of Tourism, Kashmir at Sheri Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) Srinagar. The dignitaries present during the launch of the book included, President of the Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF) Col. H.S. Chauhan (Retd), Director Tourism Kashmir, Mr. Mahmood A. Shah.

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GST implementation window only from April 1-Sep 16: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime needs to be implemented between April 1 and September 16, 2017, due to constitutional compulsions.

The Council was working towards resolving the deadlock, he said.

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Micromax partners with OYO for tech-enabled hotel booking

New Delhi: Micromax Informatics on Thursday announced a partnership with OYO, a network of branded hotels, to deliver tech-enabled hotel booking experience to Micromax customers.

Micromax users will be able to avail exclusive deals through their Micromax handsets and also get instant updates for exclusive OYO offers.

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Jio users to get free voice, data till March 31: Mukesh Ambani

Mumbai: Taking Jio's offer a step further, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited, on Thursday launched 'Jio Happy New Year' offer for its new and existing customers.

"Starting Dec 4, 2016 every new Jio user will get data, voice, video and the full bouquet of applications absolutely free till March 31, 2017. We are calling this Jio Happy New Year offer. All existing Jio customers will get extended benefits of Jio Happy New Year offer on current SIMs," Ambani said in an address to stakeholders at RIL's Navi Mumbai office.

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Did banks ignore RBI order on Rs 100-ATMs before demonetisation?

New Delhi: In anticipation of the huge demand for lower currency notes, ahead of the demonetisation move, the Reserve Bank of India had asked banks to set up Automated Teller Machines which dispensed only Rs 100 notes.

On November 2, six days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a television address to the nation that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes would become illegal from midnight of November 8, the RBI had asked banks to recalibrate 10 per cent of its ATMs to exclusively dispense Rs 100 notes.

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