Top stories at 3 pm, February 22: Shurhozelie Liezietsu is new Nagaland CM; Not introducing 1,000 rupee note says Shaktikant Das; Fake Rs 2000 notes dispensed from ATM

From ATM dispensing Rs 2000 notes to government has no plan to reintroduce Rs 1000 note, here are the top stories at 3 PM on February 22.

Shurhozelie Liezietsu is new Nagaland CM

Ending the political turmoil that Nagaland was facing for some time, Governor P B Acharya on February 22 administered oath to Shurhozelie Liezietsu as the new Chief Minister of the state. 81 year old Shurhozelie Liezietsu is the president of Nagaland People’s Front (NPF) and is in politics for more than 40 years. He started his career in the year 1969 as a member of Nagaland legislative assembly. Previously, he held the post of Minister of Higher Education. Read More Here

Not introducing 1,000 rupee note says Shaktikant Das

Reacting on the news that government may re-introduce 1,000 rupee note, Economic Affairs Secretary, Shaktikant Das on February 22 said that government is not planning to introduce Rs 1000 notes and the immediate focus is on the production and supply of Rs 500 and lower denomination notes. The government had introduced new Rs 2000 and Rs 500 notes in a bid to replace the old Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes. Read More Here

Fake Rs 2000 notes dispensed from ATM

In a shocking incident, a state bank of India (SBI) ATM located in Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area has dispensed fake Rs 2000 notes. The notes dispensed on February 6, have serial numbers 000000, Churan lable instead of strip with leaf markings, PK logo instead of RBI seal, rupee sign is missing, and read ‘Children’s Bank of India’ in place of Reserve Bank of India and ‘Guaranteed by the Children’s Government’ in place of Guaranteed by the Central Government. Read More Here