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Major News and Events of 17 March 2018

What Happened on 17 March 2018


The government says no proposal under consideration to discontinue 2000 rupee notes

Minister of State for Finance P Radhakrishnan said that there is no proposal under consideration by the government to discontinue 2000 rupees notes which were introduced post demonetization. The minister wrote a reply in Lok Sabha. Mr. Radhakrishnan also commented on plastic notes and said a decision is made to conduct a field trial of plastic banknotes in denominations of ten rupees at five locations - Kochi, Mysore, Jaipur, Shimla, and Bhubaneshwar.

All England Open Badminton tournament: PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals

Indian Badminton player PV Sindhu stormed into the semi-finals of the All England Open Badminton tournament which is taking place in Birmingham on Friday. Sindhu will play against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi for a place in finals on Saturday. PV Sindhu is the open shuttler left in the tournament after HS Prannoy lost the quarter-final against China's Yuxiang Huang.




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