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  • Photo of the day: Farah Khan gets a surprise kiss from Ed Sheeran, parties with Abhishek Bachchan 2 days ago

    International song writer and singer Ed Sheeran made the most of his maiden trip to India. Besides performing at Mahalaxmi Race Course, he also partied with Bollywood biggies. Filmmaker Farah Khan took to Twitter to share a couple of adorable photos. ...
  • Ed Sheeran wins best British record at top UK music awards 1 week ago

    London: The top British music awards went to young men on Wednesday as Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith bagged the most important trophies in a star-studded Brit Awards show in London. But the grand dame of pop music, Madonna, who performed at the ceremony for the first time in two decades,...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Minnows giving ICC's '10-team formula' a hard time February 25, 2015

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) may have made up its mind to reduce the 2019 World Cup to a 10-team event, but events in Australia and New Zealand suggest otherwise with minnows making their presence felt. The five most interesting matches at the ongoing ICC World Cup have involved...
  • ICC World Cup: Ball hits the stumps, bails don't fall, Ed Joyce survives February 25, 2015

    Brisbane: In one of the most unusual scenes seen on the cricket ground, Ireland batsman Ed Joyce survived being bowled off an Amjad Javed delivery in a World Cup Pool B encounter against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday when the ball hit the stumps leaving the red-lights flashing...
  • Ed Sheeran has a crush on actress Mila Kunis, reveals Taylor Swift February 25, 2015

    London: Ed Sheeran's close friend Taylor Swift has revealed that the singer has a crush on actress Mila Kunis. Asked to name who in the entertainment industry Sheeran is attracted to, Swift told a Britain radio station: "This was at a certain time, Mila Kunis." However, Sheeran, 24, instantly replied that his...
  • Court allows CBI to drop ED officer as witness in 2G case February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A special court has allowed CBI to drop Enforcement Directorate's Assistant Director Satyendra Singh as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. The order assumes importance as Singh was earlier included as an additional CBI witness after stiff opposition from the counsel for all the...
  • Typo or intentional? Aarya Babbar promises to treat you like an 'angle' in his debut novel. True story February 5, 2015

    The who's who of television and film fraternity were present for the book launch of former 'Bigg Boss 8' contestant Aarya Babbar's debut novel 'My Fiancee, Me & #I fu**ed up'. While everybody was busy posing and smiling at the cameras, nobody seemed to notice THIS: ...
  • Grammys 2015: Beyonce Knowles, Pharrell Williams and Sam Smith get six nominations each January 30, 2015

    Los Angeles: The nominees for the 57th annual Grammy awards were announced with singers Beyonce Knowles, Pharrell Williams and Sam Smith topping the charts with six nominations each. The Recording Academy unveiled nominees Friday when singers Ed Sheeran and Pharrell started the fun on 'CBS This Morning' show to announce the...
  • Saradha scam: ED questions Hyatt Regency, Kolkata officials January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned officials of Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kolkata on Wednesday in connection with the Saradha scam. According to sources, the hotel had played host to the meetings held between Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders and Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen. Reportedly, Mukul Roy, Madan Mitra and Kunal...
  • Drug racket case: ABVP protestors demand Bikram Singh Majithia's resignation December 26, 2014

    As ED summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in the drug case, ABVP supporters protested against Majithia in Jalandhar. "Even though he is a minister, he should not be spared. We demand for Majithia's resignation," said a protestor. ...
  • ED probing beneficiary of Rs 425 cr IPL facilitation fee December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is investigating the "actual beneficiary" of the Rs 425 crore facilitation fee paid for award of 10-year media rights for the IPL cricket matches to World Sports Group in 2009. The government, in an Action Taken report to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, said the...
  • Ed Sheeran: I just wasn't born with the James Bond voice December 13, 2014

    London: Singer Ed Sheeran says he would love to record the 'James Bond' theme but feels his voice will not suit the song. The 23-year-old singer said he is hopeful of getting ready to sing for the 'Bond' film in another 10 years, reported Contactmusic. "I'd love to do a James...
  • Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed act of 2014; Eminem tops the US list December 3, 2014

    New York: Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is the year's most streamed artist on Spotify, while Eminem tops the list in the United States. Spotify announced its top streaming artists, albums and songs of 2014 on Wednesday. Pharrell's ubiquitous 'Happy' was the most streamed song of the year globally. Sheeran racked up more than...
  • ED arrests Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital promoter Kishor Mehta over FEMA violation November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested promoter of Mumbai-based Lilavati hospital, Kishor Mehta on Wednesday morning at 7 AM on charges of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation. ED officials say he had made a series of foreign transactions amounting to around 20 million dollars. The transactions indicated foreign exchange violation....
  • I-T seizes over Rs 135 crore cash, jewellery from Sahara group November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has claimed to have seized cash of over Rs 135 crore from the premises of Sahara group during its raids on its two premises in Delhi and Noida in connection with alleged tax evasion charges. Sources said that the department made one of its...
  • SIT on black money to create database of tax crimes November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has decided to create a rich national database where multiple agencies probing tax and financial crimes will pool in vital classified information to be shared for seamless investigation. The SIT is wanting to bring together the databases of CBDT, Financial...
  • Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris lead stars on HBO's upcoming drama series 'Westworld' November 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Sir Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris will lead the cast of HBO's upcoming drama series "Westworld" to air next year, Time Warner Inc's cable network said on Monday. "Westworld," based on the 1973 film of the same name directed by Michael Crichton, will be executively produced by J.J. Abrams,...
  • Black money trail: ED summons mining baron Radha Timblo in money laundering case on November 18 November 6, 2014

    Panaji: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday summoned mining baron Radha Timblo named in the black money case. The former director of Timblo Private Limited has been asked to be present on November 18. A senior ED official told PTI that she would have to remain present at the Central agency's...
  • 2G PMLA case: Court to pass order on framing charges on Friday October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court is likely to pronounce its order on Friday on framing of charges in a 2G scam-related money laundering case in which the ED had issued charge sheet to former Telecom Minister A Raja, MP Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal and 16 others....
  • SIT on blackmoney to help probe money trail in chopper deal October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money will assist in the probe into money trail of alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3600-crore AgustaWestland choppers deal with Enforcement Directorate seeking its help to send abroad about half-a-dozen judicial requests for cooperation. Official sources said...
  • VVIP chopper deal: Italian court verdict has no bearing in India, says ED October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent judgment passed by an Italian court in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal case acquitting two foreigners of graft charges does not have any bearing here in the probe into a money-laundering matter, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday told a Delhi court. The probe agency's submission...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: ED summons ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi's cousin October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new turn into the AgustaWestland VVIP Helicopter deal probe, the Enforcement Directorate has summoned Sanjeev Tyagi, cousin of former air chief SP Tyagi under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Sanjeev Tyagi has questioned the ED's move, pointing out that an Italian court...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: Technical issue comes up in Gautam Khaitan's bail plea October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A technical issue of jurisdiction on Tuesday came in the way of arrested businessman Gautam Khaitan who failed to get any immediate relief from a Delhi court in a case lodged by the ED on allegations of kickbacks in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal. The issue of...
  • Saradha scam: ED freezes bank accounts of Mohun Bagan, East Bengal football clubs September 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two prominent football clubs in West Bengal - Mohun Bagan and East Bengal - are facing the heat in the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. The Enforcement Directorate has frozen the bank accounts of the two clubs and is also likely to act against another two - Bhowanipore and Kalighat...
  • Odisha: Court asks jail authorities to produce Seashore CMD on October 14 September 27, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A local court has directed the superintendent of Jeypore jail in Odisha's Koraput district to produce Seashore CMD Prashant Das before it on October 14. District and sessions court judge DP Choudhury issued the direction yesterday while hearing a petition of the Enforcement Directorate which wanted to take Das on...
  • West Bengal: BJP demands CM Mamata Banerjee's resignation September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister of West bengal in view of the CBI's questioning of her party MPs in the Saradha scam, the BJP on Thursday said that it would submit a memorandum to the state Governor asking her to step down on moral ground. "We will...
  • Syndicate Bank fraud case: ED attaches Rs 12 crore assets September 6, 2014

    Chennai: The Enforcement Directorate has attached eight immovable properties consisting of about 80 residential units at several neighbourhoods here worth Rs 12 crore as a followup in a bank fraud case. The properties had been purchased by one Kumar alias Vijayakumar by obtaining several loans, including housing and...
  • 2G Scam: SC to hear ED officer's issue on Thursday September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will pass an order on continuance of Deputy Director of ED Rajeshwar Singh in the investigation of 2G spectrum scam only after hearing him. "We will hear him if he wants to continue or not. After hearing him we will pass...