RBI to release new lavender-coloured 100 rupee currency notes

The new note is part of the new Mahatma Gandhi Series and will be signed by the RBI governor Dr. Urjit R. Patel.

LS passes bill to seize assets of fugitive economic offenders

(From left) Absconding billionaire Nirav Modi, Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, Embattled liquor baron Vijay Malya, Gitanjali Group owner Mehul Choksi (File Photos | PTI)

The Bill allows for a person to be declared as a fugitive economic offender if an arrest warrant has been issued against him for any specified offences where value involved is over Rs 100 crore.











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Lewis Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future

Hamilton's deal is worth a reported USD 52 million per year, cementing the British star's status as Formula One's highest paid driver. Following months of speculation about the negotiations and whether he would move to another team, the 33-year-old is now tied to Mercedes until the end of the 2020 season.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (File photo  | AP)