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New Rs 500, 2,000 notes carry extra security features

New Rs 500, 2,000 notes carry extra security features

The new Rs 500 banknotes, which will be issued by banks from Thursday onwards, have extra security features besides having peculiar colour, theme and size which differentiate the new bills from the earlier series.

Mars mission: Prez congratulates ISRO for successful launch

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of "Mangalyan", Mars Orbiter Spacecraft, and said it was a significant milestone that will inspire more scientists to make greater strides in achieving goals.