The Hindu Top 10 stories of the day : ( 14 Dec 2017)

The Hindu Top 10 Stories For The Day

✔ Deadline for linking Aadhaar with bank accounts, PAN extended

“…It has been decided to notify 31 March, 2018 or six months from the date of commencement of account based relationship by the client, whichever is later, as the date of submission of the Aadhaar number, and Permanent Account Number or Form 60 by the clients to the reporting entity,” an official statement said.

✔ Constitution Bench likely to hear Aadhaar petitions tomorrow

The announcement followed the issuance of a government notification amending the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules to discard the December 31, 2017 deadline for the linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and PANs.

✔ Ruthless Rohit double ton leads India to series-levelling win

India beat Sri Lanka by 141 runs at Mohali.

✔ EC issues notice to Rahul, directs FIR against TV channels for airing his interview

The EC had received reports and complaints alleging that some TV channels in Gujarat had shown an interview given by Mr. Gandhi, in which he talked about the State Assembly elections. The second phase polls are to be held on December 14.

✔ Nation can be secured only when banks and depositors are secured: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed doyens of industry at the Annual General Meeting of FICCI in New Delhi.

✔ Hope no Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna Hazare

The Hazare-Kejriwal split came in 2012 after a roller- coaster ride of 18 months in which they came together to run a high steam anti-graft movement.

✔ Madhu Koda, 3 others convicted in coal block allocation case

The former Jharkhand Chief Minister, former Coal Secretary Harish Chandra Gupta, Jharkhand ex-Chief Secretary A.K. Basu and another public servant were found guilty of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption in a coal block allocation case.

✔ Delhi High Court shuts Mukul Roy’s plea on phone tapping

Court closes case filed by the BJP leader alleging that his phones were being tapped by West Bengal Police.

✔ I-T Dept conducts countrywide surveys at major Bitcoin exchanges

The surveys, under section 133A of the Income Tax Act, are being conducted for “gathering evidence for establishing the identity of investors and traders, transaction undertaken by them, identity of counterparties, related bank accounts used, among others,” sources said.

✔ Islamic countries want East Jerusalem recognised as Palestine capital

At the emergency summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas warns the U.S. no longer had any role to play in the peace process.