Thousands of opinions clashed when various scientists and wise men were assigned the duty to find the official Indian currency rupee symbol in 2010. The stipulation laid by the government of India stated to draft a symbol that would reflect the tradition as well as the cultural ethos of the country. The government of India was flooded with about 3,000 applications. And the credit for the design was achieved by Udaya Kumar which was later approved by the cabinet.
1. The Proud Creator Of Indian Rupee Symbolvia
Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam, an associate IIT Guwahati professor was the chosen one out of the 3,331 applications received by the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs made it official and the design for the rupee symbol was selected.
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The recently concluded Congress Nav Sankalp Shivir in Udaipur resolved to reserve 50 per cent of all party positions for leaders under the age of 50. But the top leadership seems to value veterans more.
The Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested a man from Kolkata and his associate for cross-border espionage on behalf of Pakistan's ISI.
"In the relentless drive to break the nexus of Pakistan ISI and traitorous persons who supply classified information to compromise sovereignty, integrity and security of the state, Punjab Police busted a cross border espionage network," said Punjab Police in an official statement.
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