Sasikala neighbour 'Cyanide' Mallika shifted

The news that Sasikala was put up in a cell next to that of 'cyanide killer' Mallika, aka KD Kempamma, 52, in the women's barracks had made headlines late last week in the backdrop of allegations that the AIADMK leader's life was under threat.

No plan to have new Rs 1,000 note: Govt

There are no plans to introduce new Rs 1,000 notes, said Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today, putting an end to speculation on the issue. "No plans to introduce Rs 1000 notes. Focus is on production and supply of Rs 500 and lower denomination notes," tweeted Das.

Amid H1-B worries, EU says open to accept more Indian workers

The European Union said it is ready to accommodate more Indian IT professionals and denounced any form of protectionism in global trade, amid anxiety in India over the Trump administration's possible clampdown on H1B visa.