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Culture Ministry Releases Coins to Mark 500th Anniversary of Hindu Saint

NEW DELHI: Union culture ministry on Friday released a commemorative non-circulation Rs 500 coin and a Rs 10 circulation coin as part of the yearlong celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of Hindu saint and social reformer Shri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s visit to Vrindavan.

Narendra Kumar Sinha, secretary, ministry of culture released the coins as the government is commemorating the 500th anniversary of Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s Coming to Vrindavan by organising various programmes and exhibitions on Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s life and teachings in association with Vrindavan Research Institute and ISKCON.

Read more at the source: New Indian Express

Avoid Queues On Dhanteras: This Bengaluru ATM Dispenses Gold Coins

A unique automatic teller machine (ATM) has grabbed the attention of people in Bengaluru, as instead of dispensing money, it accepts money or ATM cards from users and dispenses gold coins. This one of its kind experiment has been initiated by online jewellery company BlueStone.com on the occasion of Diwali.

Read more at the source: The Quint