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A man gets Rs 500 notes from ATM with one side blank!

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INDORE, 12 Jan: Adding to the cases of currency printing flaw post demonetisation, a man in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone received two Rs 500 notes with one side blank from an ATM.

Just a few days ago some villagers from Madhya Pradesh had reported that they have received Rs 2000 notes without Mahatma Gandhi picture.

The recent case came to light in Segaon village where a man named Hemant Soni withdrew Rs 1500 from a State Bank of India ATM and found that two of the currency notes were blank on one side.

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“The print was proper on the side where Mahatma Gandhi’s photograph was printed. The other portion was blank,” Soni told reporters.

He immediately informed the matter to the bank after which the notes were replaced.

Read More at:  Shocking! Rs. 2,000 note starts breaking into small fragments

SBI’s Khargone currency chest in-charge PS Panwar told TOI, “Around 4 misprinted currency notes with one side blank, were received and replaced. We tried to ensure that the customers don’t have any trouble.”

Meanwhile, the matter has also been reported to RBI.

Similar, incident was witnessed in Khargone city when one Gajendra Singh of Mohammadpura, withdrew Rs 4500 from an ATM in New Radhavallabh Market. “One of the Rs 500 currency notes was misprinted,” he said.

Singh reported the matter to SBI branch manager Jitendra Verma, who assured him that the currency note will be replaced.

According to the bankers, a bundle of ‘misprinted, but genuine Rs 500 currency notes’ may have got into circulation. “It seems that a bundle might be carrying misprinted notes. It is not possible to check every currency note while filling the ATMS. We will replace all such genuine currency notes in case of misprints,” Panwar said.

Sources said the misprinted currency notes were of ‘D’ series – the alphabet mentioned in the currency notes in water mark, between the two sections of a serial number.

Dewas Bank Note Press officials denied that the currency could have been printed in their facility, claiming that only ‘E’ series currency notes are printed in Dewas.

Another case was reported in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh when farmers received newly printed Rs 2000 notes without the image of Mahatma Gandhi from a State Bank of India branch.

Read More at: Shocking! Farmers receive Rs 2000 note without Mahatma Gandhi’s image

 

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Bigg Boss Kannada set gutted in fire at Innovative Film City near Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, Feb 22: A major fire broke out on Thursday at the Innovative Film City in Bidadi, about 40 km from here, which gutted the sets of reality show “Bigg Boss Kannada” and melted down a wax museum, police said.

The fire service personnel have doused the blaze. There were no casualties in the incident, Sub-Inspector A.V. Kumar told news agency IANS.

“The fire is suspected to have broken out at about 3 a.m., and has completely burned down the ‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ set and a wax museum,” Kumar said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, he said.

Goods worth few lakhs of rupees, were estimated to have been destroyed in the fire.

Innovative Film City, situated in Ramanagara district, is an entertainment park and film studio that houses several reality television shows’ sets and museums.

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AAP minister detained for protest against Chief Secretary

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New Delhi, Feb 22: AAP minister Rajendra Pal Gautam was detained here on Thursday as he was moving towards Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence along with some party workers to protest against the “casteist remarks” made by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

This came two days after the Aam Aadmi Party’s Ambedkar Nagar MLA Ajay Dutt filed a police complaint against Prakash for making the remarks during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence on Monday night.

A party official said the protest was also called against the “biased inquiry” done by the Delhi Police against their MLAs — Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal — who were taken into judicial custody on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting the Chief Secretary.

AAP minister Imran Hussain was manhandled at the Delhi Secretariat by a crowd protesting against the alleged assault and his Personal Secretary Himanshu Singh was beaten up, according to multiple video clips from the Secretariat.

The party complained that no action was taken against those who attacked Hussain and his aide.

The Chief Secretary on Tuesday alleged that he was beaten up by the two MLAs in the presence of Kejriwal at the Chief Minister’s residence on Monday night, where he had been called for an emergency meeting.

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Delhi metro’s Blue Line faces snag

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New Delhi, Feb 21: Train services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line (Dwarka sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali) were affected for close to 30 minutes on Wednesday due to signalling issue at two interlocking stations, the DMRC said.

“Due to signalling issue at interlocking stations of Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden of Line-3, train IDs were lost around 12.30 p.m. for trains falling in this zone, resulting in delays as they were locally controlled,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a statement.

“Central control for these two interlocking stations was restored at 1 p.m. and trains are now being regularised as per normal IDs,” the statement added.

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