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Please do find herein a short note on : A historical memento that will be handed over free to all the visitors for the 100th anniversary celebration of India’s first “ 1 Rupee Currency Note” on 30.11.2017 at,  INPEX- 2017 National Philatelic Exhibition  Stall no. 26, 27, 40, 41, World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai  
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Subject: Free Bonanza to get a historical momento of India’s first “ 1 Rupee Currency Note” on its 100th Anniversary Celebration
             Date :   30.11.2017 to 04.12.2017
             Time : 10 am – 7 pm
             Place :,  INPEX- 2017 National Philatelic Exhibition   Stall no. 26, 27, 40, 41, World Trade Centre, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai  
On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of India’s first “One Rupee” note which was issued on 30th November 1917, : World’s first Online museum of Coins, Stamps and Currency Notes will offer you a momento of the original note along with the actual One Rupee note issued in 2017. This momento also will enlighten u on the glorious historical journey that this smallest paper money note from India has traveled since its official launch in 1917 till now
  1. The Fascinating Global Journey & interesting facts about the Indian "1 Rupee" note since its launch from 30/11/1917 to 30/11/2017 across its 100 years of tenure..
The Government of India issued currency notes for the first time in 1861. But the most fascinating and important amongst all those notes was the One Rupee note which was issued for the first time as a promissory note on 30th November 1917It was printed in England & depicted a silver coin image of King George V on the left corner of it. The words ‘I promise to pay the bearer the sum of One Rupee on demand at any office of issue’ was printed on it
This smallest paper denomination note from India has travelled through a Glorious historical journey globally , since it was issued in 1917. Some of the its key highlights are as follows
  • Since 1917 to 2017 there have been 125 different one rupee notes that have been issued for circulation with different serial numbers & signatures
  • The design of a one rupee note has changed 28 times since the past 100 years
  • The first 1 Rupee note launched on 30 /11 / 1917 was the only promissory note with the text “ I promise to pay” .printed on it. After that there has been no other 1 Rupee note from the Government of India till date with that text on it.
  • The Top 3 One Rupee notes which has been the highest selling in the world till date & currently very much in demand are :
  • Republic of India specimen note 1 Rupe of  1985 signed by S.Venitaramanan. Sold for INR 2,75,000 at Classical Numismatics Gallery. On 21st January 2017
  • Republic India Specimen note of 1 Rupee of 2015. Unsigned by the Finance Secretary Sold for INR 1,50,000 at Classical Numismatics Gallery, on 1st April 2017.
  • 1 Rupee Note of 1944, the 1st issue of British India, which was signed by C E Jones, a pack of 100 was  sold for INR 1,30,000 on 24th at Todywalla Auctions in October 2009
  • Till 1970 This Indian one rupee note was also used as a currency in Persian & Gulf countries like : Dubai, Bahrain, Muscat, Oman etc. These notes used at that time have a current value of Rs 20,000 to 30,000 per note in the collectors market.   
  • The Portuguese and French were so fascinated by the Indian one rupee note, that they issued their own one rupee note.  The Portuguese Nova Goa notes were issued in 1917. In the year of 1924 and 1929, they were issued again with major changes. The French issued one ‘Roupie’ in 1919. 
  • In 1945 , the “ 1 Rupee Notes” were circulated in Burma with a red overprint for the Armed forces, while in 1947, it was issued for Burmese Civilian and Nationals
  • The 1 Rupee note was so fascinating that even the Princely states of India issued One rupee notes of their own. For eg : Osmania, Hyderabad issued a one rupee note in 1919 and later in 1943 and 1946.  In 1877 ‘Shirkar’ One rupee notes were issued in Kashmir. 
  • In 1948, Government of India issued another one rupee note signed by Finance Secretary K.R.K. Menon with black overprint and it was circulated in Pakistan, these notes were however demonetized in 1949 post the partition
  • Though all other denomination of Notes of the Republic India has the signature of the Reserve Bank of India Governor. The one rupee note is the only note that bears the signature of Finance Secretary of India since its issuance from the Republic India
  • 1 Rupee Note is the only denomination note  with the text “ Government Of India” printed on it , all other currencies have 'Bharatiya Reserve Bank' and 'Reserve Bank of India' printed on them.
  • To celebrate the Birth Centenary of Mahatma Gandhi, the issue of 1969 portrayed a commemorative coin on the 1 Rupee note. Significant changes were introduced in 1981 included design of oil Rig ‘SagarSamrat’ and the signature was printed in ‘Devanagari’. The design of one rupee note remained unchanged  till 1994. Later, due to high cost of its production this note was discontinued in 1995, the Reserve Bank of India resumed printing it after 21 years in 2016. 
  • In the reign of “British India” there has been 5 Signatories who have signed on a One Rupee Note.
  • The One Rupee note of Republic of India has in total 21 Signatories till date signing on the 1 rupee note across various time intervals 
  • The  new Star series of One Rupee Note was introduced in 2015.
  • The new Telescopic Series of One Rupee Note was introduced in 2017.
  • Till date there has been 8 Signatories of Indo & French and Portuguese territories who have signed on a 1 Rupee note
  • Till date there has been 10 Signatories of Indian Princely States (Hyderabad and Jammu & Kashmir) who have signed on a 1 Rupee note
  • Total Colonial Signatories in it are 23.
  • Total Signatories till today on One Rupee Note: 44.
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Dumdaar Salman Khan belts out a rocking number for Dus Ka Dum

Dumdaar Salman Khan belts out a rocking number for Dus Ka Dum

Salaman Khan is back with Dus Ka Dum after 9 long years, and this time around he has a treat for his fans. While everyone is eagerly waiting for the show to hit the screens, the makers have recently released a music video featuring Salman grooving to the tunes of Dus Ka Dum. However, the minute you hear the song, you will know that it has been sung by none other than Salman himself. While the sources close to the show confirmed the news, they also mentioned that it was solely Salman’s idea to lend his voice to the music video. “It was a spontaneous decision and we are more than happy with the results. Initially, he was to dub a few lines for the video… but the rest as they say is history!”

The music video features Salman Khan bringing alive his own charm on the dance floor – something that his fans always look forward to. This energetic song has been choreographed by Mudassar Khan, who has been responsible for the Superstar’s iconic moves in some of his blockbuster Bollywood films.

Watch out for the signature dance moves and tune in to DUS KA DUM starting June 4 very Monday and Tuesday at 8:30 PM only on Sony Entertainment Television


~Indian Idol Auditions Reaches MUMBAI on 27th May~

After a stupendous success of previous season, India’s most loved platform - Indian Idol is all set to make a comeback on Sony Entertainment Television with its next edition. The show, in the past, has unearth unique singing talents and given music industry some of the best singing sensation. This year too, the show will give an opportunity to millions of aspiring singers to showcase and groom their talent.

With Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani and Anu Malik taking the judges mantle, the show is now ready to audition some great singers in St. Arnold's High School & Junior College, Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri East, Mumbai - 400093at 8:00AM.

This year, the campaign message ‘Khabar Phaila Do’ is a call out for all the young, aspiring and talented singers to audition at centers across various cities in India including Jaipur, Bhubaneshwar, Lucknow, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai.

Khabar Phaila Do, to all voices in India that the platform of Indian Idol is back and the audition will be held in your city on May 27th 

Afghan embassy to watch Bioscopewala

Afghan embassy to watch Bioscopewala

Deb Medhekar, who had approached Afghan embassy to showcase his film, Bioscopewala in school and colleges in the country, received phone call from them saying they would love to watch the film if it does not hurt Political sentiments.

The debutant director is ecstatic about the response as the character origin of Bioscopewala is from Kabul and has finally made the path back home.

Deb Medhekar's Bioscopewala is inspired from Rabindranath Tagore's Kabuliwala. The film stars Danny Denzongpa, Geetanjali Thapa, Tisca Chopra and Adil Hussain. Presented by Fox Star Studios in association with Star India, produced by Sunil Doshi and it releases today.

Ness Digital Engineering and S&P Global to open-up career opportunities for engineers

Ness Digital Engineering and S&P Global to open-up career

opportunities for engineers

Ness Digital Engineering and S&P Global Open World-Class Innovation Center in


India – May 25, 2018 – Ness Digital Engineering, a provider of digital transformation
and custom software engineering services, has opened the Orion Facility in
Hyderabad in partnership with S&P Global to support its growing Center of
Excellence for technology, data operations and core business process talent in the
region. The new 100,000 sq. ft. center provides the region’s top talent with a world-
class work environment for evolving S&P Global’s products and platforms across its
varied business segments. S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and
independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity
markets worldwide.
Designed to accommodate more than 850 associates, the Orion Facility is purpose-
built to facilitate innovation by providing employees with access to the latest
technologies and global communications infrastructure, as well as physical spaces
that enable highly-collaborative teams. The associates at the facility are focused on
software development, operations, quality assurance and data to enable S&P Global
systems and products. This facility has state-of-the-art technology labs to exclusively
focus on Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and DevOps
innovation and solutions.
“The opening of the Orion Facility is the culmination of our successful partnership
with Ness, which used its deep regional knowledge and software engineering
expertise to help us develop an exceptional innovation team,” said Nick Cafferillo,
Chief Technology Officer at S&P Global. “Orion embodies our commitment to evolve
our talent to deliver new insights, accelerate the speed at which we operate, fuel
value for our customers, and establish our brand as the most innovative company
powering the markets of the future.” S&P Global have over 350 employees in the
operation at present and are expected to reach 600 employees by the end of the
“This is a momentous day in the relationship between Ness Digital engineering and
S&P Global where we have taken our 12-year partnership to the next level by
opening a world class technology facility. The facility with unique design of
collaboration spaces across the facility allows our engineers to get connected with

the global teams to breed innovation and build the software platforms for
tomorrow” said Nova Bhojwani, SVP & Head of Strategic Business, Ness Digital
“In less than one year, we’ve been able to help S&P Global produce a strong network
of innovators working together very effectively to deliver new solutions in the digital
economy,” said Paul Lombardo, Ness Digital Engineering CEO. “We are proud to be
S&P Global’s partner in this journey, and this new facility will help the organization
fully leverage its growing base of talent to continue to lead the industry with next-
generation solutions.” Ness Digital Engineering to add 800 plus employees in India by
end of 2018
About Ness Digital Engineering in India
Ness established its presence in India in 2003. Today, Ness India is home to multiple
technology innovation hubs with approximately 2,000 employees across Mumbai,
Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Chennai. Ness India team members work with customers
around the globe and provide expertise in
Experience Design, Platform Engineering, Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things,
Engineering Automation, Application Development & Maintenance, and Professional
About Ness Digital Engineering
Ness Digital Engineering designs, builds, and integrates digital platforms and
enterprise software that help organizations engage customers, differentiate their
brands, and drive profitable growth. Our customer experience designers, software
engineers, data experts, and business consultants partner with clients to develop
roadmaps that identify ongoing opportunities to increase the value of their digital
solutions and enterprise systems. Through agile development of minimum viable
products (MVPs), our clients can test new ideas in the market and continually adapt
to changing business conditions—giving our clients the leverage to lead market
disruption in their industries and compete more effectively to grow their business.
For more information, visit
About S&P Global
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings,
benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide.

The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence,
S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately 20,000
employees in 31 countries. For more information, visit

Motion Poster Revealed- Naseeruddin Shah's first web series "Zero KMS" on ZEE5

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Motion Poster Revealed- Naseeruddin Shah's first web series "Zero KMS" on ZEE5

Human trafficking has had a grip onto the society but remains to be a topic well avoided. ZEE5 is launching a web series, Zero KMS which would address the issue of human trafficking and missing children.
ZEE5, today released a motion poster for their web series – Zero KMS, a series by Q. Set in Goa, the series is Naseeruddin Shah’s first web series with Tanmay Dhanania, Satyadeep Mishra, Vaibhavi Upadhayay & Rupali Bhosale in lead roles. Interestingly, the poster release coincides with International Missing children’s day, which forms the crux of the show.

Zero KMS’s motion poster starts with a montage of clippings emphasising on hard hitting issues such as flesh trade, trafficking, which eventually forms into a picture of the characters. An intriguing poster which urges to know moreThe poster emphasises on “Justice is a Long Road” which hints the story to be tracing the journey of one towards justice.

Stay tuned for more!

Zero KMS premieres on 30th May and will be available for binge watch on ZEE5.

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Zain Imam: “I slept in my car for days because I was homeless”

Zain Imam: “I slept in my car for days because I was homeless”
~ The actor makes shocking revelations about his struggling days  in a candid chat with JuzzBaatt host Rajeev Khandelwal~
Zee TV’s weekend chat show ‘JuzzBaatt… Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak’ has been chronicling lives of many popular celebrities including Rohit and Ronit Roy, Adaa Khan, Divyanka Tripathi, Dheeraj Dhoopar Kiku Sharda and many others. Through the show, viewers have got a chance to get an exclusive glimpse into their favorite celebrities' personal lives, their inspiring stories of struggle, success and stardom. The upcoming episode of the show will see televisions’ incredible actors and good-looking boys, Barun Sobti and Zain Imam having a light-hearted conversation with host Rajeev Khandelwal.
During the course of the episode, Zain and Barun indulged in various entertaining games and activities and shared fond memories of their school days and hometown, Dilwaon Ki Delhi. When asked about his initials days in the industry, Zain revealed that popularity didn’t come easy to him. He had to go through several hardships before he could establish his foot in the industry.  Talking about his struggles, Zain said, “During my auditions phase, my landlord threw me out of the house. I desperately looked for a decent place to stay but no one would rent me a place because I was an actor and also because of my religion. There have been times when I’ve slept in my car for days because I was homeless and my parents still don’t know this.”.
Barun and Zain both have an immense female following and to honour this fact Rajeev named the episode as a ‘Ladies’ special’ one. Barun and Zain reminisced about their childhood days and bonded over their hometown, Delhi. During the course of the episode, Barun also revealed that before entering into the industry, he used to work at a call centre while Zain spoke about his experience of working as a marketing professional. Adding to the amusement and creating ripples of laughter was Zain’s act of attempting to sell various products to his consumers, Rajeev Khandelwal and Barun Sobti. With televisions most handsome and uber cool men coming together on the show, the upcoming episode of JuzzBaatt…Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak will surely prove to be a visual treat for everyone!

To know more, tune-in to JuzzBaatt…Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak every Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 PM only on Zee TV!

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