Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicFake currency

Topic: Fake currency

Delhi Police special cell bust international syndicate circulating fake currency notes

The accused, Raisul Azam from Bihar's East Champaran district, was nabbed in Sarai Kale Khan, and fake Rs 500 notes having a face value of Rs 2.98 lakh were found on him.

2020 saw 190% rise in counterfeit notes seized, ‘courtesy Malda-based syndicates’

NCRB data shows a 190.5% rise in 2020 compared to 2019, most fake currency notes seized from Maharashtra while Bengal recorded most related arrests.

NIA court in Kolkata sentences two men to 6-year jail in fake currency notes case

West Bengal Police had seized fake Indian currency notes worth Rs 9,80,000 in March 2016 near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Malda.

CSIR develops advanced security ink to stop counterfeiting of currency notes

The research was conducted by CSIR-National Physical Laboratory in New Delhi and published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C.

Fake banknotes seized in India doubled after demonetisation, Gujarat topped list: NCRB

National Crime Records Bureau’s report for 2017 says new Rs 2,000 note, released after demonetisation, accounted for more than half the seized currency.

No end to fake notes problem, data shows huge jump in counterfeit Rs 500 & Rs 2,000

RBI's annual report says overall detection of counterfeit notes in fiscal 2018 was 31.4% lower than the previous fiscal.

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Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

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