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  • Coal scam: ED registers money laundering, forex violation case 24-04-2014 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered money laundering cases against those firms which are under the scanner of CBI, including Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Rathi Steel and Power. ED officials said that post-registration of the cases, the agency has issued directions to its various zonal...
  • Rajat Gupta seeks re-hearing of insider trading conviction 09-04-2014 01:31 PM

    India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta has petitioned that a three-judge panel, which upheld his conviction on insider trading charges, should reconsider its decision and the court rehear the case, arguing that "critical evidence" in his favour was excluded at trial. Gupta filed a 70-page petition with the US...
  • EC making all efforts to increase voter turnout in Jharkhand 27-03-2014 02:10 PM

    With low turnout in 2009 Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand being a worrying factor for the Election Commission, it has taken several steps to increase the polling percentage this time. From discounts at hotels and restaurants to the voters showing the ink mark after casting their vote on polling days...
  • 62 candidates in first phase of Jharkhand polls 27-03-2014 01:16 PM

    The first phase of the Lok Sabha election in Jharkhand April 10 will see voting for four seats, with 62 candidates in the fray, an official said on Thursday. The four Lok Sabha seats are Chatra, Koderma, Palamau and Lohardagga. There are 20 candidates each from the Chatra and Koderma...
  • Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta should pay $15 million as penalty, US regulator tells court 22-03-2014 02:46 PM

    Washington: US regulator SEC has asked an appeals court to affirm a district court's decision that India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta pay a $ 13.9 million penalty and be banned for life from serving as director of a public corporation. The federal regulator has filed a brief in...
  • Enforcement Directorate attaches Rajasthan Tourism officials assets for laundering 21-03-2014 08:57 PM

    The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth over Rs 40 lakh of a Rajasthan Tourism department official and another person on charges of money laundering through illegal narcotics trade. This is the first case of enforcement action by the agency in a narcotics case in the desert state. The...
  • Woody Allen on big screen after 8 years in John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo' 20-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor-director Woody Allen will be seen on the big screen in a full-fledged role after eight years. Allen, who is otherwise known to make cameo appearances in his own films, will be seen in 'Fading Gigolo' with Hollywood's two appealing actresses Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara. In the...
  • Rajat Kapoor's Ankhon Dekhi: How reliable is second-hand knowledge or experience? 20-03-2014 11:38 AM

    Picture this: An old man dressed in well-worn pajamas and a simple shirt, looking around and standing quietly in a crowded market in Purani Dilli. Nothing unusual about that -- but people are gawking at him with ill-disguised curiosity as he is carrying a large hand-written placard that says, "Sab...
  • 'Gravity' director Alfonso Cuaron turns to TV 10-03-2014 02:05 PM

    Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron was looking for an anti-"Gravity" follow up to his blockbuster space film, and he found it with a rare excursion into television. Cuaron and sci-fi auteur JJ Abrams (Lost, the Star Trek movies) are executive producers of 'Believe,' a drama about a child whose supernatural powers...
  • ED attaches Rs 863 crore properties of Jagan, his associates 06-03-2014 07:43 AM

    Hyderabad: Initiating one of its biggest criminal actions in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The...
  • Oscars 2014: Alfonso Cuaron wins best director for 'Gravity' 03-03-2014 10:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Alfonso Cuaron has won the Academy Award for best director for the visually groundbreaking lost-in-space spectacle 'Gravity.' It was the seventh Oscar of the evening for 'Gravity' and the second for Cuaron himself. Earlier in the evening he shared in the Oscar for film editing. The Mexican director,...
  • AN Upadhyay takes charge as Chhattisgarh DGP 02-03-2014 10:12 PM

    AN Upadhyay has been appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Chhattisgarh. Upadhyay (55), a 1985 batch IPS officer, is currently the acting DGP of the Naxal-infested state, since his predecessor Ramniwas retired from service. He assumed the charge as DGP on Saturday evening after his name was...
  • AL Banerjee is the new UP police chief 28-02-2014 09:45 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday named AL Banerjee as the new director general of police. Banerjee succeeds Rizwan Ahmad, who retired Friday. The Samajwadi Party government refused to grant Ahmad an extension. Banerjee, a 1979 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, now heads the vigilance department. He is widely...
  • Lt Gen PR Kumar to be new Army DGMO 28-02-2014 05:29 PM

    Lt Gen PR Kumar, on Saturday, will take over as Director General Military Operations (DGMO) from Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia, who retired on Friday. "Lt Gen Kumar will take over as DGMO tomorrow from Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia who will retire today after a tenure of more than 18 months,"...
  • Mumbai: DGCA grounds US aircraft after detecting damage in engine 22-02-2014 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday evening grounded United States carrier United Airlines' aircraft in Mumbai after finding major damage in its engine cover. According to sources in DGCA, the aircraft is damaged and that the craft's lower cowl is missing. However, the airline has said...
  • Miandad resigns as PCB director 15-02-2014 09:51 AM

    Karachi: Former Test captain, Javed Miandad has tendered his resignation to the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Miandad who is serving as Director-General cricket in the board since 2008 sent his resignation letter to the new PCB chief, Najam Sethi just four days after the government sacked Zaka Ashraf...
  • Political executives need to supervise agencies: PM 11-02-2014 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when the Prime Minister's Office is facing criticism from Opposition for flouting rules in the appointment of a CBI Additional Director, Dr Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday that in a democracy political executive needs some superintendence over agencies. Speaking at the CVC Golden Jubilee Celebrations,...
  • BJP to target Centre in Parliament over CBI appointments 11-02-2014 10:39 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is not ready to let Congress-led UPA breathe easy after CNN-IBN's expose showing that the PMO flouted rules and appointed CBI Additional Director as per its choice. The BJP raised the issue during parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday morning just hours before the commencement of Parliament....
  • CVC, Centre at loggerheads over appointment of CBI Additional Director 11-02-2014 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: The government and the Central Vigilance Commission are once again at loggerheads over a high profile appointment, this time in the CBI. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CVC will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that it does not recognise the appointment of Archana Ramasundram as the CBI's...
  • News 360: PMO under scanner for appointment of CBI Additional Director 10-02-2014 08:37 PM

    A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name must be...
  • Two arrested with fake currency notes in Muzaffarpur 09-02-2014 05:48 PM

    Two people were arrested on Sunday with fake currency notes of face value Rs.3.98 lakh in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. They were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Maithi when they were on their way to deliver the counterfeit notes at Bettiah, the district headquarters of...
  • Watch: Woody Allen defends himself against child molestation charges in an old video 02-02-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Hollywood filmmaker Woody Allen is in news for all the wrong reasons. His adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has written an open letter in which she has accused Allen of sexually abusing her when she was 7. However, here is an old video in which Woody Allen explains the...
  • HC to decide on Saradha petitioner's plea today 30-01-2014 10:13 AM

    Kolkata: A division bench of the Calcutta High Court, which passed directions on the multi-crore Saradha scam case earlier, will decide on Thursday whether it will continue to hear the matter following a petitioner's plea to release the case. The bench, presided by Justice Asim Kumar Banerjee, will take a...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Music Director 26-01-2014 03:25 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Property of man who trafficked women attached 22-01-2014 03:18 PM

    For the first time, the property of a man accused of immoral trafficking has been confiscated in Bihar, police said Wednesday. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached the movable and immovable property of Suresh Nat of Begusarai district under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said Additional Director...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations in the best director category 16-01-2014 09:09 PM

    New Delhi: The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills, Calif., were led by the 3-D space odyssey 'Gravity' and the con-artist caper 'American Hustle,' both with 10 nominations. The harrowing historical epic '12 Years a Slave' trailed closely with nine nominations. The names that...
  • IPL cases against Lalit Modi to be finalised soon 09-01-2014 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: Investigating agencies will soon finalise cases of alleged financial irregularities against former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi in various editions of T20 cricket tournament, notwithstanding their failure to get him back to India. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has nine cases of alleged foreign exchange violations registered against Modi...
  • Gurgaon: MNC director rapes colleague, FIR lodged 07-01-2014 05:37 PM

    After receiving a zero FIR from their counterpart in Delhi, Gurgaon Police lodged an FIR against the director of a company and his colleagues for allegedly raping a 32-year-old employee, a source said on Tuesday. Police booked Aon Hewitt's director and other employees as per the woman's complaint with Delhi's...
  • It was tough to convince my husband of my abilities: 'Yaariyan' director 07-01-2014 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: Divya Khosla had come to Mumbai from Delhi as a model, but destiny has transformed her into a director. Her first project 'Yaariyan' is hitting the screens on January 10, 2014. She opens her heart in a candid chat about her film, marriage, struggle and competition with 'Dedh...
  • ED attaches Rs 55 lakh terror funds of Kashmiri fugitive 02-01-2014 05:58 PM

    In the first case of freezing of terror funds in the country, the Enforcement Directorate has attached an amount of Rs 55 lakh seized from Nasir Safi Mir, the alleged financial brain behind terror and separatists' groups in Jammu and Kashmir. Mir, who managed to procure a bail in 2008...