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PNB scam : ICAI constitutes High Power group to study systemic issues and suggest remedial measures

PNB scam : ICAI constitutes High Power group to study systemic issues and suggest remedial measures

Chennai, Feb 17 : Taking into account the mammothness and the modalities,the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on its own constituted a high power group to study the systemic issues into the USD 1.77 billion (Rs 11,400 crore) irregularities in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) involving Mumbai-based jeweller #NiravModi. A statement from ICAI on Saturday […]

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300-year-old temple gutted in fire in Jalpaiguri

300-year-old temple gutted in fire in Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri, Feb 17 :  A devastating fire reduced to ashes a 300-year-old Bhabani Pathak temple at Sikarpur in the district last night. Since the temple is situated at a remote area, fire brigade personnel couldn’t reach in time.The temple was completely reduced to ashes before the arrival of fire tenders even as the locals tried […]

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PM Modi holds interaction with Kupwara students

PM Modi holds interaction with Kupwara students

New Delhi: Indian prime minister and Bahartiya Janta Party patron Narender Modi held a video interaction with the students of 12 different intuitions of this frontier district Kupwara of North Kashmir belt. The video interaction that started at noon in the day and was streamed for one long hour. Scores of Students of 12 different intuitions […]

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Had Kamran Yousuf been a real journalist, he would have covered govt activities, says NIA

Had Kamran Yousuf been a real journalist, he would have covered govt activities, says NIA

New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said that Kamran Yousuf was not a “real journalist” as he didn’t cover government developmental activities and statements of political parties, which “is a moral duty of a journalist”. The observations by the NIA are part of the charge sheet into the funding case filed on January 18 […]

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Poll candidates must disclose source of income: SC

Poll candidates must disclose source of income: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed that all candidates contesting elections must disclose their “sources” of income, including those of their spouse and dependent children. In a landmark judgement, a bench headed by Justice J. Chelameswar said the candidate has to disclose his, his wife’s and dependent children’s source of income when they […]

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Nirav Modi’s location unknown, not in touch with officials: MEA

Nirav Modi’s location unknown, not in touch with officials: MEA

NEW DELHI, Feb 16 : On a day when passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, two key accused in the Rs. 11,300 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case, were suspended for a month, the Ministry of External Affairs said it was not aware about Nirav Modi’s location. “I can say with confidence that this […]

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Second FIR in PNB Scam by CBI, raids at 20 places

Second FIR in PNB Scam by CBI, raids at 20 places

New Delhi,Feb 16:  Central Bureau of Investigation has filed second FIR in connection with the alleged fraud in the public sector Punjab National Bank against Mehul Choksi’s Gitanjali Group of Companies. The agency also conducted raids at 20 locations across the country. According to the agency, based on the complaint by the PNB on Tuesday, […]

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Two construction workers killed, 10 rescued in building collapse

Two construction workers killed, 10 rescued in building collapse

Bengaluru, Feb 15 : Two construction workers were killed and 9 others were rescued when a four-story building under construction collapsed in the city on Thursday. Bengaluru Development Minister K J George, who visited the spot announced that Rs 5 lakhs compensation to the families. UNI  

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Dehli Court reserves order on Kamran Rashid’s bail

Dehli Court reserves order on Kamran Rashid’s bail

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today reserved its order on the bail plea of a freelance photo-journalist, arrested last year for alleged stone-pelting and other offences in the Kashmir Valley, after he alleged that NIA was trying to gag the media. Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat reserved the order for February 19 after hearing arguments […]

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Violence in name of religion cannot be justified: SC

Violence in name of religion cannot be justified: SC

NEW DELHI: “The fault of the deceased was only that he belonged to another religion. I consider this factor in favour of the accused … ,” the Bombay High Court had said in its order while granting bail to three accused belonging to Hindu Rashtra Sena for allegedly killing a Muslim youth in 2014. Taking […]