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  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi on black money issue Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while he failed to deliver on his much tom-tommed promise of bringing black money back he wore a "suit worth Rs 10 lakh" during US President Barack Obama's visit. Addressing an election rally,...
  • Anna Hazare to launch new agitation against Centre to bring back black money stashed abroad Yesterday

    Mumbai: Out in the open yet again, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is preparing to launch a new agitation against the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not implementing the Lokpal Act. "The government is not serious on the issue of corruption. The Lokpal Act has not been...
  • Sri Lanka to probe hidden foreign assets after Rajapaksa defeat 1 week ago

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's new government is to investigate "black money" transferred overseas by powerful figures in the administration of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, a cabinet spokesman said on Thursday. The move came a day after the government of President Maithripala Sirisena, who defeated Rajapaksa in an election on January 8, said...
  • Switzerland promises cooperation to India on tax matters January 22, 2015

    Davos: Switzerland on Wednesday assured India of full cooperation on tax information exchange and agreed to discuss the issue of black money stashed in Swiss banks. This assurance was given during a meeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had with his Swiss counterpart Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf on the sidelines of the World Economic...
  • The new Canadian passport under black light will blow your mind January 18, 2015

    A Canadian guy put up a photo of his new passport when viewed under black light.And oh god, it is awesome! Imagine all kinds of secret documents having a different imagery under black light. Reminds you of National Treasure doesn't it? ...
  • Anupam Kher: Whenever I play the father's role, the film become a super hit January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher believes that whenever he plays the role of a father in a movie, it becomes a success. Anupam was present at the launch of film 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', in which he essays an on screen father to actor Manish Paul, when he spoke about it. "I'm...
  • Delhi elections: I-T Department launches black money complaint centre January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has set up a toll-free control room for the general public to alert it about any suspicious movement of "large sums of cash" in the national capital in the run up to the Assembly polls. The investigation wing of the department has set up...
  • Main body of AirAsia jet found, black box contents downloaded January 14, 2015

    Jakarta/Singapore: Doomed AirAsia jet's fuselage was found in the Java Sea on Thursday, raising hopes of retrieving the missing bodies of the 162 people killed in the tragedy, as investigators downloaded the contents of black box recorders and were likely to crack the crash's mystery soon. The main fuselage of the...
  • SC quashes Rajasthan HC order staying Salman Khan's conviction in 1998 black buck case January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has quashed the Rajasthan High court order that had stayed his conviction in the 1998 black buck case. This means that Salman Khan will not able to travel abroad. The SC has asked the High Court to reconsider the actor's application. This is after the...
  • Salman Khan black buck case: Supreme Court expected to pronounce its judgement today January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its judgement on a Rajasthan government's appeal against a High Court order staying conviction of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the black buck hunting case in which he was awarded five-year jail term by a trial court. A Bench comprising Justices S...
  • Divers retrieve first black box from crashed AirAsia jet QZ 8501 January 12, 2015

    Pangkalan Bun (Indonesia): An official says divers have retrieved one of the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt. Henry Bambang Soelistyo, chief of Indonesia's search and rescue agency, says the flight data recorder...
  • AirAsia jet's black box found, to be retrieved on Monday January 11, 2015

    Jakarta/Singapore: The crucial black box of the crashed AirAsia jet was today found in the Java Sea stuck under debris from the plane's fuselage and will be retrieved on Monday as the major breakthrough in the search raised hopes of unravelling the mystery of the crash soon. Indonesia's Directorate General...
  • Government will take steps on black money after June: Subramanian Swamy January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: The Centre would initiate fresh steps to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks after June 1, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said. "We will do it. There is a saying in Hindi 'Aankh Ki Sharam hai' (Shyness of the eye)," Swamy said. Explaining why the Centre was...
  • Bringing back black money complex issue: Amit Shah January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Under attack on the black money issue, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said government has taken a number of steps and disclosed 700 names to the SIT even though it is a "complex" issue with international treaties coming in the way of acting against offenders. He also attacked...
  • AirAsia jet's black box pings detected, say Indonesia search teams January 9, 2015

    Jakarta: Indonesia search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet detected pings in their efforts to find the black box flight recorders on Friday, an official said, 12 days after the plane went missing with 162 people on board. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 vanished from radar...
  • Will.i.am finds bandmate Fergie's new solo album 'awesome' January 8, 2015

    London: Singer Will.i.am has teamed up with his Black Eyed Peas bandmate Fergie on her second studio album, and says her latest offering will be "awesome". Will.i.am has announced that Black Eyed Peas are releasing a follow-up album to their 2010 offering "The Beginning". The 39-year-old, who has been promoting his TV...
  • AirAsia crash: Tail section found in Java Sea, black boxes still missing January 7, 2015

    Jakarta/Singapore: The tail section of the AirAsia flight that went down more than a week ago was found on Wednesday in the Java Sea, raising hopes that the plane's black boxes might soon be recovered to determine the cause of the mysterious crash. "We have found the tail that has...
  • Black Eyed Peas all geared up and excited to reunite: Will.i.am January 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Black Eyed Peas will reportedly reunite later this year to mark their 20th anniversary. The 'I Gotta Feeling' hitmaker band, comprising Fergie, will.i.am, Apl.de.ap and Taboo, have been on hiatus since 2011 but are working together in the recording studio on follow-up to 2010 album 'The Beginning' and also...
  • 'Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death' tweet review: It fails to scare the viewers January 2, 2015

    The scary and mysterious spirit known as the Woman in Black is back. Directed by Tom Harper and written by Jon Croker from a story by Susan Hill, the movie is a sequel to the 2012 film 'The Woman in Black'. The first part featured Daniel Radcliffe in the...
  • Relatives mourn as recovery of bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 begins December 31, 2014

    It was a heartbreaking day for the families of those on board AirAsia flight 8501 as remains of the plane were discovered. Little Angela posted a heartbreaking message on social media saying 'Papa, come home. I still need you'. ...
  • Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane December 31, 2014

    Indonesia: A sonar image showing a large, dark object on the sea bed is believed to be a missing AirAsia plane, an official with Indonesia's search and rescue agency said on Wednesday after bodies and debris were found in the area. Ships and planes have been scouring the Java Sea for...
  • Bad weather hampers search for AirAsia QZ8501 wreckage after 3 more bodies, debris found December 31, 2014

    Indonesia: Ships and planes resumed the search for wreckage, bodies and black boxes of a doomed AirAsia plane on Wednesday after Indonesian rescuers found several bodies and debris floating in shallow waters off the coast of Borneo. However, 2-3 metres (6-9 ft) waves and winds prevented divers from searching the crash...
  • Jude Law thinks 'The Holiday' sequel a good idea December 31, 2014

    London: Actor Jude Law has said he is open to making a sequel to 'The Holiday'. The 2006 romantic comedy, which also featured Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and Jack Black, told the story of two heartbroken women who swapped homes in each other's countries, only to meet a local man...
  • Wreckage, bodies might hold clues in AirAsia QZ 8501 crash December 31, 2014

    New York: With search teams pulling debris and bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 out of the Java Sea, attention now shifts to the investigation to determine what happened as the jet was heading from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. The most important piece of evidence will be the flight-data and cockpit-voice recorders....
  • Searchers resume hunt for bodies from AirAsia jet QZ8501 December 31, 2014

    Pangkalan: A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday, focusing on an area of the aqua-colored waters where the first bodies and debris were located a day earlier. But wind, strong currents and high surf hampered recovery efforts as distraught...
  • 'Marvel thinks I'm 'Inhuman',' Vin Diesel teases involvement in upcoming superhumans-based film December 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Fast and Furious' star Vin Diesel has hinted his involvement in Marvel's upcoming film 'Inhumans'. Diesel posted a photo of him wearing a black shirt with 'Inhumans' logo on the chest on Facebook, reported Aceshowbiz. "Are you Inhuman?" read the words on the background of the picture. Back in August,...
  • Is Chris Brown engaged to Karrueche Tran? December 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chris Brown has sparked engagement rumours after his on-and-off girlfriend Karrueche Tran posted a picture of a diamond ring on her Instagram account. Tran recently posted a picture of the new ring, which is said to be gifted by the 25-year-old rapper, on her photo-sharing webiste, reported TMZ. However,...
  • RJD MP Pappu Yadav throws papers at Deputy Speaker in Lok Sabha December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday was adjourned as the Rashtriya Janata Dal's MP Pappu Yadav misbehaved with the Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai and threw papers at the chair. The incident happened when the House reassembled at 3 PM after repeated disruptions in the morning session, with the Congress...
  • BlackBerry working with Boeing on a high-security self-destructing Android smartphone December 20, 2014

    Waterloo: BlackBerry is working with Boeing on Boeing's high-security Android-based smartphone, the Canadian mobile technology company's chief executive said on Friday. The Boeing Black phone being developed by the Chicago-based aerospace and defence contractor, which is best known for jetliners and fighter planes, can self-destruct if it is tampered with. The Boeing...
  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years December 16, 2014

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...