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On account of festival of colours Holi, banks to remain close for 4-days

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New Delhi: As we all know that whole nation is gearing up to celebrate festival of colours Holi, the banks throughout north India region will remain closed for at-least 4-to-5 days on account of festival celebrations from 19th to 24th March.

So today is the last day of banks functioning and might be all ATMs will run dry in coming few days. Now you all must feel worried about after reading this news content. Here we will guide you out which are those days on banks will remain closed.

 

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Starting from 20th March, this day will be the non-functioning day of banks as Holika Dahan will be marked, followed by the next 21st that is Holi festival celebration day which will be celebrated along with Dolyatra and Hazrath Ali’s Birthday. Now on 22nd March i.e Friday and banks will open for just one day.

And again banks will remain will closed for next two days on account of Fourth Saturday of the month i.e 23rd March followed Sunday on 24th which is considered official holiday for all including banks.

 

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So customers will not be able to conduct transactions in banks for 4 days in a row as they will be closed from Wednesday in many North Indian states excluding Southern India.

 

ATMs to run dry for 4-days as banks to observe holidays on festival of colours Holi:

 

However, according to officials, banks will try to ensure that ATMs remain operational during these holidays.

 

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As we all know that from Wednesday holidays will began with Holika Dahan followed by celebrating the Holi festival next day along with by Hazrath Ali’s Birthday and the weekend.

Banks are closed on second and fourth Saturdays every month. Hence, 4 continuous offs for bank employees in several states.

 

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In states like Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, however, there will not be a holiday on Holi, as per the IBA website.

Banks are trying to ensure that ATMs remain operational during these days so that people don’t have any cash problem, a senior public sector bank official said. They are trying to put higher denomination notes in ATM machines to ensure meeting the cash demand, the official added.

 

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SpiceJet hires 500 employees mostly pilots, cabin crew-ground staff from Jet Airways

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New Delhi: Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks with most of them coming from now-grounded Jet Airways.

 

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“As we expand and grow, we are giving first preference to those who have recently lost their jobs due to the unfortunate closure of Jet Airways. We have already provided jobs to more than 100 pilots, more than 200 cabin crew and more than 200 technical and airport staff,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet.

 

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He added that SpiceJet will induct a large number of planes soon.

 

SpiceJet hires 500 employees from Jet Airways mostly pilots, cabin crew-ground staff:

 

The airline on Thursday said it would induct as many as 27 planes in a record time of less than two weeks. The low-cost carrier is the second biggest carrier by domestic market share of 13.7 per cent (as on Feberuary, 2019).

 

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It has a fleet of 48 Boeing 737s, 27 Bombardier Q-400s and one B737 freighter.

The Gurgaon-based carrier has fast captured the traffic by aggressively expanding its fleet. Following the fall of rival Jet Airways, it has bagged most of the grounded carrier’s unused slots.

 

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“SpiceJet has got 24 slots compared to 20 of IndiGo,” an airline industry source said.

 

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