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  • 2G money laundering case: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa moves SC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of a lower court order of framing charges against him. A...
  • 2G: SC asks for records of probe against Reliance, Swan Telecom as CBI seeks stay on trial August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the 2G trial case, the Supreme Court has called for records of the probe against ADAGowned Reliance Telecom and Shahid Balwa's Swan Telecom after the Central Bureau of Investigation asked for a stay on the trial claiming new information. Allegations have been hurled at...
  • News 360: SC seeks ADAG, SWAN files in 2G scam probe August 12, 2014

    In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by TataUnitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani owned Reliance...
  • 2G scam: CBI institutes inquiry against Tata over alleged illegal bidding August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by TataUnitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani...
  • 2G case: Court imposes Rs 1 lakh penalty on Shahid Balwa of Swan Telecom May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs one lakh on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, who had sought permission to withdraw answers given by him earlier to the court in the 2G scam case trial, while allowing his plea to record afresh his statement...
  • 2G scam: CBI seeks cancellation of bail to Shahid Balwa May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI in a Delhi court on Friday sought the cancellation of the bail granted to Swan Telecom Promoter Shahid Usman Balwa in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying his conduct requires reconsideration and recall of the relief given to him earlier. The agency was responding to Balwa's plea...
  • 2G case: CBI seeks time to file reply on Shahid Balwa's plea May 22, 2014

    CBI on Thursday sought time to file its response before a Delhi court on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa's plea seeking permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in reply to court's query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case. The agency, which was scheduled to...
  • 2G Scam: Shahid Balwa seeks withdrawal of statement given in court May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Monday moved a special court seeking its permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in response to the court's query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case. Balwa, who had on May 10 faced court's ire which had...
  • Court to rule on May 2 on ED chargesheet against Raja, Kanimozhi April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Wednesday reserved its order on taking cognizance of the chargesheet against former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and Dayalu Ammal, the wife of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, among others for money laundering in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special...
  • Biblical epic 'Noah' tests director Aronofsky's blockbuster chops March 26, 2014

    Reuters: Rain lashes down from the heavens while hungry followers of Cain trample over each other for a spot on Noah's massive wooden ark. The end is inevitable and, of course, not pretty. Director Darren Aronofsky, best known for dark and unrelenting dramas such as the Oscar-nominated "Black Swan," would have...
  • 2G accused rakes up Gauhati HC order to seek stay on trial November 8, 2013

    The 2G spectrum scam accused, on Friday, sought a stay on the proceedings of the case in a Delhi court in the wake of the ruling of the Gauhati High Court holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI. The accused, including former Telecom Minister and DMK leader A Raja...
  • I will miss Los Angeles: Natalie Portman on moving to France October 17, 2013

    New York: 'Black Swan' star Natalie Portman, who will be relocating to France at the end of 2014, says she will miss living in Los Angeles. The 32year old actress is moving to France as her husband Benjamin Millepied accepted a job with the Paris Opera Ballet, reported New York...
  • 2G case: CBI opposes Balwa's plea, says he went abroad without permission September 2, 2013

    CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the plea of Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, facing trial in the 2G spectrum case, seeking exemption from personal appearance, saying the agency has got "information" that he has travelled abroad without prior permission. The agency made this statement in the court...
  • 2G case: Anil Ambani reaches court to depose August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani has reached a Delhi court where he will depose as a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case. There are no charges against Anil Ambani but a unit of his Reliance Communications and three of...
  • 2G case: Anil, Tina Ambani to depose as witness July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairperson Anil Ambani and his wife Tina will be summoned as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum scam allocation case after a special court on Friday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) petition to summon the duo and 11 others in the...
  • 2G case: Order on making Anil Ambani a witness likely today July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi is likely to pronounce its order on the CBI's plea to summon Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani prosecution witnesses in the 2G case. The CBI in its plea has said that the Reliance ADA Group...
  • 2G case: Order on making Anil Ambani a witness deferred to July 19 July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved its order for July 19 on the CBI's plea seeking to summon Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani, his wife Tina Ambani and others as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum case. "Arguments heard. Put up for order on July 19," Special CBI...
  • 2G: CBI wants Anil Ambani, wife Tina to depose as witnesses May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has sought Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina to depose as witnesses in the ongoing 2G scam trial. A Times of India report says the CBI wants the Ambanis in the ongoing trial in a special court...
  • Tata was first in line but RCom got 2G licence, Radia tells court May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia appeared in a Delhi court on Tuesday as a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum case. In her deposition, Radia said that although Tata was first in line for 2G licences for the Delhi circle, the company did not win the bid. Radia...
  • 2G scam: Niira Radia likely to appear in court on May 28 May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, a key prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, is likely to appear before a Delhi court on May 28 to depose in the case. The CBI on Thursday submitted before Special CBI Judge OP Saini its list of prosecution witnesses to...
  • Bella Swan named favourite on-screen mother March 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Kristen Stewart's 'Twilight' character Bella Swan has been named Britain's favourite movie mother in a new poll. The character, essayed by the 22-year-old, has topped an Empire Cinemas poll of the nation's favourite cinematic mothers ahead of Mother's Day Sunday, reports contactmusic.com. Bella and her vampire lover Edward...
  • 2G: CBI witness identifies Anil Ambani's signature February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In the latest development in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation case, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) witness has identified the signature of Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani on some documents. The CBI witness identified the signature of Anil Ambani on documents attached to the account opening form...
  • VDay: Most men want to date Lara Croft, Bridget February 14, 2013

    London: Most men want to date Angelina Jolie's alterego Lara Croft and Renee Zellweger's Bridget Jones this Valentine's Day, a survey has found. The tough 'Tomb Raider' heroine scooped the majority of votes in a survey by movie and TV streaming service blinkbox, followed by Zellweger's unluckyinlove character at No...
  • Natalie Portman voted the most profitable star December 28, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actress Natalie Portman has been voted Hollywood's most profitable star by Forbes magazine. The 'Black Swan' actress, whose dark ballet movie earned $329 million at the box office worldwide after being made for an estimated $13 million, has topped a new list of 'Hollywood's Best Actors For The...
  • 2G scam: Witness says 4 counters set up for LoIs December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: A former top Department of Telecom official on Tuesday told a Delhi court trying the 2G case that four counters were set up for distribution of letters of intent to eligible telecom firms on January 10, 2008 as only four directors were available in the Access Service Cell...
  • Twilight: A comprehensive guide to vampire powers November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The selfserious saga of teenage angst has finally come to an end. Stephanie Meyer's worldwide bestseller about the love triangle between human Isabella Swan, vampire Edward Cullen and werewolf Jacob Black has made billions of dollars at the Box Office. The final film 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' ...
  • 'Bangalore has more trash than before' September 17, 2012

    Bangalore: The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that somebody else will save it, says Robert Swan, a world famous environmentalist. Swan was in the town to promote recycling of cartons, an initiative called 'cartons to classrooms' by a few corporate houses. Through the initiative, the recycled goods...
  • Natalie Portman took her son on her honeymoon September 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actress Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied, who flew out to Turks and Caicos in the West Indies earlier this month for a romantic break, took 15monthold Aleph with them. They reportedly wanted their baby with them on their holiday because they would have missed him too...
  • Fashion is surreal: Natalie Portman September 6, 2012

    London: Black Swan star Natalie Portman says the fashion industry is very surreal. The 31yearold actress, who wed French choreographer Benjamin Millepied in August after meeting him on the set of the 2009 hit, said one of the strangest moments of her life was being fitted for an haute couture...
  • Natalie Portman poses naked for lipstick advert August 23, 2012

    London: Black Swan star Natalie Portman has appeared naked in a latest advertisement for Dior's new lipcolour range. The 31yearold actress is seen leaning against a chaise lounge to promote the new lipstick range, reported Daily Mail online. Portman is no stranger to appearing naked for the French fashion house. Previously,...