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    PNB scam: CBI arrests Vipul Ambani and 4 four other senior executives of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi’s companies in Rs 11,400 cr scam

    CBI on Tuesday arrested Vipul Ambani and four other senior executives of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi’s companies in Rs 11,400 cr scam. Nirav Modi, the billionaire luxury diamond jewellery designer, founder, and creator of the Nirav Modi chain of diamond jewellery retail stores was booked by the CBI on February 5 for his involvement in the cheating case that involved transactions worth Rs 280 crore.

  • PNB scam: Had warned banks thrice against misuse of SWIFT infrastructure, says RBI

    Mumbai: Amid multi-agency probe into the Rs 11,400 crore fraud at PNB, the Reserve Bank today said it had cautioned banks thrice since August 2016 on the risks arising from potential misuse of SWIFT infrastructure, which was created by banks for their business needs. The central bank has also decided to constitute an expert committee under Y H Malegam, a former member of the Central Board of Directors of RBI, to look

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau: Ties between India and Canada will not move ahead only on political front

    Mumbai: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau underlined here today that the ties between his country and India will not move ahead only on the political front and that there are “so many different ways you can engage”. On a day-long visit to Mumbai, he said, “The close ties (between India and Canada) and the incredible opportunities is what this trip is about. It is not a trip for handshakes and photo-ops.”

  • PNB scam: Amit Shah flays Congress over issue of PM snapshot with Modi Nirav, others

    Surathkal: BJP President Amit Shah today hit out at Congress for targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over scam-tainted designer jeweller Nirav Modi being photographed with him and others at Davos, saying it was cheap politics to make an issue of snaps taken at a public function. “Photographs (Nirav Modi Davos photo) mean nothing. Even you people are sitting with me and we being photographed and if somebody does anything will I be linked?” he

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    PNB case: Three bank officials sent to police custody till March 3

    Mumbai: A special CBI court here today sent three officials of the Punjab National Bank, who were arrested yesterday in connection with an alleged fraud of Rs 11,384 crore in the State-run bank, to police custody till March 3.

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    BJP, Congress lock horns in Rajasthan Assembly over crop loan waiver

    Jaipur: The Opposition and the ruling BJP today locked horns in the Rajasthan Assembly over the crop loan waiver announced by the Vasundhara Raje-government in its Budget 2018-19. As the House took up a question raised by Congress legislator Nand Kishore Maharia on crop loan waiver and procuring farmers’ produce at the minimum support price, the entire opposition cornered the government on its intent on crop loan waivers.

  • In picture: Reel life Rani Laxmibai Kangana Ranaut meets real Maharani of Bikaner Padma Kumari on sets of Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi

    Bollywood actress who is currently shooting for her upcoming flick ‘Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi’ will be seen playing Rani Laxmibai in the movie. The shooting of the film is taking place in Bikaner. A picture of Kangana and queen of Bikaner Padma Kumari together is trending online. The buzz is that queen Kumari visited the sets of Manikarnika just to meet the actress, as she is a huge fan of Kangana

  • PNB scam: Will chase down whosoever cheats the banking system, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Breaking his silence over the Rs 11,400 crore fraud at India’s second-biggest bank, PNB, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the state will chase down whosoever cheats the banking system. Without naming Punjab National Bank or the alleged kingpin of the scam Nirav Modi, Jaitley said bank management did not live up to their task as it failed to detect the delinquent.

  • BJP government is actively participating in corruption: Rahul Gandhi

    Mendipathar: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on his second visit to poll-bound Meghalaya, hit out at the BJP-led central government today, alleging that it ”actively” participated in corruption by allowing bank-loan defaulters Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to escape the country. Gandhi is on a two-day campaign trail in the north-eastern state till tomorrow with road-shows in Tura and Shillong and a rally in the Jaintia Hills scheduled on the last day of

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    Maldives Parliament Parliament extends emergency by another 30 days

    Colombo/Male: The Maldives’ Parliament today extended the state of emergency by another 30 days, approving President Abdulla Yameen’s recommendation. Only 38 MPs were present for the vote, which took place hours before the state of emergency was due to expire, despite 43 lawmakers being needed for the vote to take place as required by the constitution, Maldives Independent news website reported.

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    Gujarat High Court restores gag order against ‘The Wire’ on Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s plea

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today restored a gag order against news portal “The Wire”, thereby debarring it from publishing any article related to the businesses of BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay. Justice Paresh Upadhyay allowed an appeal filed by Jay Shah against a lower court order, which had partly lifted the injunction against the news portal while restraining it from linking the article to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Tax free pads: Indigenous businesses to be hit if sanitary napkins made tax free, says Maneka Gandhi

    New Delhi: Indian companies with turnover of less than Rs 20 lakh producing sanitary napkins stand to gain from the government’s decision to impose 12 per cent GST on the menstrual hygiene product manufactured by multinationals, Union minister Maneka Gandhi said today. Sanitary pads were placed in the 12 per cent tax slab when the Goods and Services Tax regime was implemented on July 1, 2017, though several other products such as sindoor

  • In pictures: Shah Rukh Khan and Ritesh Sidhwani represented the entertainment industry at the Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence Summit

    Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Filmmaker Ritesh Sidhwani represented the Entertainment Industry as they graced the Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence Summit of Global Investors this year. The Summit discussed the role of Media in shaping the future of information and entertainment and included participants like Journalist Arnab Goswami and CEO of Viacom Sudhanshu Vats amongst others.

  • I feel there is a sense of warmth and belonging in Chandigarh: Kriti Sanon

    Kriti Sanon has kickstarted the first schedule of her upcoming film where the actress will be shooting for the very first time in Chandigarh. It seems like Kriti Sanon is having the time of her life in Chandigarh, which is also known for its delectable food. Being a Punjabi herself, Kriti has a lot of fondness for north Indian food. Making the most of shooting in Chandigarh to gorge on local cuisine.

  • Will Imran Khan’s third wife be veiled at her wedding reception? Anyone’s guess!

    Islamabad: When Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan confirmed his third marriage with his spiritual adviser Bushra Maneka on Sunday, pictures showed the latter covering her face fully in a red-coloured veil. This has led to speculation that Bushra would be veiled at the wedding reception, which would be held at Bani Gala area in Islamabad within few days. The PTI sources revealed that Bushra will be a housewife living in Bani

  • Sahel Phull’s ‘twisted’ journey

    Sahel Phull, known for shows like “Uttaran” and “Kundali Bhagya”, will feature in filmmaker Vikram Bhatt’s web series titled “Twisted 2”. “I have signed ‘Twisted 2’ with Vikram Bhatt. I will be playing a character named Vinod. He will be (actress) Nia Sharma’s boyfriend in the show,” Sahel said.

  • Pulkit Samrat says for him every film is a new assignment

    Pulkit Samrat, who starred in the 2017 hit film “Fukrey Returns” and is now tied up with two movies, says he does not get affected by success or failure and prefers to move on with his next project. His two films, “3 Storeys” and “Veerey Ki Wedding”, are releasing in March. Asked if he is feeling the pressure to deliver more hit movies, Pulkit said, “I do not carry hangover of success

  • Pari: Designer wanted Anushka Sharma’s scary look to be believable; read how it was designed

    Anushka Sharma has left us impressed with the trailers of her upcoming film ‘Pari‘. The film has been making a lot of headlines ever since the first look of the leading lady was unveiled. Last week the makers launched the trailer of the film, giving us a hint of Anushka’s spooky side. While very little is known about Anushka’s part in the film, we have got