“Hand in Hand” benefit concert, Hurricane Harvey telethon — live

If you can pick *one* person to talk on the phone with at #HandInHand, who would it be?  ☎️

  • CBS joins several other networks for a telethon fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in a one-hour special, called “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief.”
  • Tuesday night’s “Hand in Hand” broadcast featured CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell who was in Houston covering Harvey in its immediate aftermath.
  • Proceeds from the telethon will benefit several charities including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief (administered by the Greater Houston Community Fund).
  • Rachael Ray announced she’s donating $1 million to help with animal rescue efforts in wake of Hurricane Harvey.
  • Celebrities described the widespread devastation that struck Texas and showed a picture of rescuers who formed a human chain during one Harvey rescue.

Celebrities from across the entertainment world help raise funds to benefit several charities for Hurricane Harvey relief
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India rupees: Chaos at banks continues after ATMs reopen

  • The 500 ($7; £6) and 1,000 ($15; £12) rupee notes are the highest denomination notes in the country and are extremely common in India.
  • Media caption India’s 500 and 1,000 rupee notes are no longer legal tender
  • Thousands of panicked Indians have been flocking to banks since they reopened on Thursday as the two notes accounted for about 85% of the cash in circulation.
  • Video Indians queue to change bank notes
  • People will be able to exchange their money at banks between 10 November and 30 December.

Long queues continue outside banks and several ATMs have run out of cash in India.
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India rupees: Chaos at banks continues after ATMs reopen

  • The 500 ($7; £6) and 1,000 ($15; £12) rupee notes are the highest denomination notes in the country and are extremely common in India.
  • Media caption India’s 500 and 1,000 rupee notes are no longer legal tender
  • People will be able to exchange their money at banks between 10 November and 30 December.
  • Thousands of panicked Indians have been flocking to banks since they reopened on Thursday as the two notes accounted for about 85% of the cash in circulation.
  • Video Indians queue to change bank notes

Long queues continue outside banks and several ATMs have run out of cash in India.
Continue reading “India rupees: Chaos at banks continues after ATMs reopen”

India rupees: Chaos at banks continues after ATMs reopen

  • The 500 ($7; £6) and 1,000 ($15; £12) rupee notes are the highest denomination notes in the country and are extremely common in India.
  • Media caption India’s 500 and 1,000 rupee notes are no longer legal tender
  • People will be able to exchange their money at banks between 10 November and 30 December.
  • Thousands of panicked Indians have been flocking to banks since they reopened on Thursday as the two notes accounted for about 85% of the cash in circulation.
  • Video Indians queue to change bank notes

Long queues continue outside banks and several ATMs have run out of cash in India.
Continue reading “India rupees: Chaos at banks continues after ATMs reopen”