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A million bank customers ask: Where is our money? – BBC News

Nearly a million angry customers of India’s Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative bank are panicking as they struggle to access their money. The bank is under investigation for alleged fraud totalling $500m (£390m), with police in India’s financial capital Mumbai arresting its managing director last month. Its customers, who have been …

Taj Mahal gets air purifier as Indian capital chokes

NEW Delhi banned half the Indian capital’s private cars from its roads on Monday as the megacity’s 20 million people spluttered with stinging eyes in the worst pollution in three years. As smog levels exceeded those of Beijing by more than three times, authorities also parked a van with an …