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  • Delhi private schools unhappy over order on Modi's live address on Teachers' Day 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to every student through TV, radio and the Internet on Teachers' day has failed to enthuse private schools of Delhi which feel that "forcing" them to make arrangements for it will dampen the celebration of the occasion. The Directorate of Education...
  • 6 ex-ministers, 23 former MPs yet to vacate government accommodation 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Continuing its eviction drive against former ministers and MPs, Directorate of Estate has managed to vacate government houses of 241 former ministers and MPs till date. While 11 ex-ministers out of 17 have vacated their bungalows, 230 former MPs out of 258 have also surrendered the houses till now,...
  • Eager to find out what went wrong with Team India: Ravi Shastri August 20, 2014

    The newly-appointed Team India Director, Ravi Shastri, is on a mission to find out what actually went wrong with a team that created history at Lord's but turned into pushovers in the last three Tests of the series against England. BCCI on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to India's support staff, appointing...
  • Graft case: ED attaches assets worth over Rs 800 crore of Jagan, others August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A special anti-money laundering court on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption and money laundering in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The court's orders came on a notice of...
  • Saradha scam: Enforcement Directorate quizzes national award winning filmmaker Aparna Sen August 18, 2014

    Kolkata: National award winning film maker Aparna Sen was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate on Monday in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam. Sen appeared before the agency that is probing the scam along with husband Kalyan Roy. Aparna Sen was the editor of a magazine called Parama ...
  • Saradha scam: CBI raids 56 locations in Odisha, BJD MLA and Congress Youth leader arrested August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Saturday conducted searches at 56 places, including the premises of BJD MLA Pravata Tripathy and owner of a local newspaper in Odisha, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Searches were carried out at as many as 54 places in Odisha and two in...
  • DGCA suspends 2 Jet pilots for sleeping, being inattentive while plane dropped 5,000 feet August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has suspended the two pilots who were not attentive as a Jet Airways flight's altitude dropped last Friday. The Jet Airways aircraft flying from Mumbai to Brussels last Friday suddenly dropped 5,000 feet in the Ankara airspace over Turkey. Jet is also conducting...
  • Mumbai-Brussels plane's altitude drops as pilot sleeps, co-pilot says she was busy on her tablet August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In an alarming incident, a Jet Airways aircraft flying from Mumbai to Brussels last Friday suddenly dropped 5,000 feet in the Ankara airspace over Turkey. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has summoned both pilots over the incident. At the time of the incident, the commander of the flight...
  • Issue has been resolved amicably and professionally: IISc Director Anurag Kumar August 13, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, IISc Director Anurag Kumar said that he was pleased with the decision and that the issue had been resolved amicably and professionally. "The students are actually happier. It will now be called BSc," said Kumar. ...
  • DGCA issues notices to 22 Indigo pilots for not serving 6 months notice period August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has issued a showcause notice to 22 Indigo pilots. The notice has been issued after the regulator asked all Indian airlines to submit a list of pilots who have left the airline without serving a mandatory notice period of six months. The DGCA...
  • Top NSEL brass, executives failed in duty leading to scam: Enforcement Directorate August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Rs 5,600-crore NSEL scam could have been averted had its top management and other functionaries "performed their duties and exercised due diligence" to check the dubious activities of defaulting firms which have been alleged to have cheated numerous investors, investigation by Enforcement Directorate (ED) has revealed. The central...
  • MPPEB scam: Directorate of Enforcement quizzes former system analyst in Indore August 5, 2014

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday questioned Nitin Mohindra, the former senior system analyst at Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board and also an accused in an alleged scam, to find out information about investments, if any, made by him in movable and immovable assets. Mohindra was brought to the...
  • Heavy rainfall expected in Pune in the next 48 hours July 31, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, The India Meteorological Department Director AK Bansal said that heavy rainfall is expected in Pune for the next 48 hours. Only after this time span, will the intensity of rainfall go down. ...
  • Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar turns director for a short film July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar has turned filmmaker with a yet-untitled short film.The 'Total Siyapaa' actor posted a picture of himself from the film's set on micro-blogging site Twitter."At my set as director... This one is a short film. Loving the night shoot in a land far far away," he...
  • Saradha chit fund scam: ED questions Mithun Chakraborty July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday questioned film actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Mithun Chakraborty in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam in West Bengal, officials said. A team of ED officials drawn from its offices in Kolkata and Mumbai jointly quizzed the actor at his residence for close to two hours...
  • CWG Scam: ED slaps forex charges against Suresh Kalmadi, 6 others July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Five years after charges of alleged financial irregularities had hit the CommonWealth Games in Delhi, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday slapped charges of Rs 4.64 crore forex violations in the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) event against former CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and six others. The agency issued...
  • Lucknow rape: Relatives ask for CBI probe July 20, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, a relative of the Lucknow rape victim said that the Director General has claimed that it was not a rape. The relative informed that they were being asked to close the case. He requested the CBI to probe the case and get hold of the...
  • Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma appointed as the Director General of Lokayukta July 17, 2014

    Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Lokayukta by the Madhya Pradesh government in Bhopal on Thursday. Sharma, a 1989 batch IPS officer, was posted until now as an Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Hoshangabad Range, an official release said. Besides Sharma, the...
  • CBI to look into NDA meeting for VVIP chopper; may examine its own special Director July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After recording statements of three Governors in connection with the alleged bungling in purchase of VVIP helicopters, the focus of CBI's probe into the Rs 3,600 crore deal has shifted to meetings held in this connection in 2003 when the previous NDA regime was in power and it...
  • Rainfall to increase in the next two days: MeT July 12, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Director of the Meteorological department Charan Singh on Saturday said that rainfall to likely increase in the next two days. "Some global and local factors are together responsible for the low rainfall activity," he said. ...
  • CNN-IBN impact: IG level probe initiated into allegations by CRPF commando June 26, 2014

    Murshidabad: Following a revelation made on CNN-IBN by a commando of the CoBRA battalion, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday initiated an IG-level inquiry into the allegations. Sujoy Mandal, a CRPF commando had told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation....
  • Remember Rituparno Ghosh by watching his critically-acclaimed films 'Dahan' and 'Chitrangada' online May 30, 2014

    Kolkata: With the staging of a play devoted to his life and alternate sexuality, the city today reminisced the late Bengali film director Rituparno Ghosh on the occasion of his first death anniversary. Rituparno Ghosh, credited for ushering in a new wave in Bengali cinema by his trailblazing films like 'Unishe...
  • ED attaches property of a gem company for defaulting loan May 30, 2014

    The Enforcement directorate (ED) in Jaipur has attached a property worth Rs one crore belonging to a gem company for defaulting bank loan. The action was taken under Money Laundering Act, 2002 against Shanti Kumar Choradia, Umraomal Choradia and their companies, an ED statement said on Thursday. These entities had taken a...
  • Hollywood filmmaker Bennett Miller wins best director award at Cannes for 'Foxcatcher' May 25, 2014

    Cannes: Bennett Miller scooped the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday for "Foxcatcher", a film showcasing another side to the acting skills of funny man Steve Carell. Miller's movie -- based on the real-life murder of Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz by multi-millionaire John du Pont -- has...
  • Aamir Khan starrer 'Raakh' and four other films on PVR Director's Rare lineup this June May 24, 2014

    Aditya Bhattacharya's dark drama 'Raakh' which was supposed to be Aamir Khan's debut film as a lead, will be re-released by PVR Director's Rare in June 2014. The film which also starred Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Kapoor. The film was released in 1989 a year after Aamir's 'Qayamat Se Qayamat...
  • Saradha scam: ED to file first charge sheet by July May 11, 2014

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is expected to file its first charge sheet in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam by July this year even as latest investigations by the agency have found a "documented" money trail of Rs 700-800 crore between some top politicians and officials of the defunct group. The...
  • SC restrains Ramasundaram from discharging duties as CBI Additional Director May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday restrained IPS officer Archana Ramasundaram from discharging her duties as the CBI's first woman Additional Director. The apex court allowed the Central government to produce all the files pertaining to her appointment. The court observed that the only question they were concerned with whether...
  • Coal scam: SC asks CVC to scrutinise 24 files May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to scrutinise files pertaining to 24 coal scam cases in which the CBI has concluded the investigation. The top court has asked the CVC to file a report on these cases to it. The apex court also asked...
  • Saradha scam: ED to complete probe within 'reasonable time' May 6, 2014

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate was hopeful that the investigation into the Saradha ponzi scam would be completed within a reasonable period of time, as the wife of a former Congress MP was questioned. "The Saradha probe involves several issues and scanning of plethora of documents. But we hope that the investigation...
  • Assets, properties worth Rs 1,759 crore seized by ED April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Over Rs 1,750 crore worth of properties and valuable assets have been seized by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the last one year even as the anti-money laundering agency launched maximum number of prosecution for alleged violations during the same period. The agency carried out a total of 127 attachments...