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Anger rises after India scraps old notes at petrol pumps

NEW DELHI: India said old notes would no longer be accepted at petrol stations after Friday, fuelling anger over the scrapping of high denomination bills that has caused an unprecedented cash crunch. Indians had been given until December…

New British bank notes fall foul of vegetarians

LONDON: Britain's new plastic five-pound notes, bearing the portrait of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, have fallen foul of thousands of people who object to the use of animal fats in their manufacture. An online petition…

India ATM reset to take ‘weeks’: minister

NEW DELHI: India's cash machines will take several weeks to reset with new bills, India's finance minister said Saturday, as public anger mounted over a decision to pull the highest denomination notes from circulation. People queued…

India’s shock bank note ban sparks cash chaos

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Indians struggled to pay for basics goods like food and fuel on Wednesday and fretted about their savings, after the government withdrew 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from circulation in a bid to flush out money hidden from…