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  • Amount should have been adjusted against the compensation: ADG of naxal operations 4 days ago

    Additional Director General of the naxal operations in Chhattisgarh admitted that the indicident should not have happened and that the government will ensure it is never repeated again. ...
  • Border dispute has 'good prospects' of resolution: China 4 days ago

    Beijing: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in Beijing next month, China on Wednesday said the border dispute has "good prospects" of resolution if it is backed by "strong political will" from both sides. Huang Xilian, Deputy Director General of Asian Affairs, said Beijing wants India and China to act...
  • ED tracks down money trail in AgustaWestland scam, Barclays Bank CEO summoned 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday tracked down money trail in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam case and summoned Barclays Bank CEO Jitendar Khanna. During investigation, it has been found that the London Branch of Barclays Bank was used to transfer huge amounts from Mauritius. The money was transfered from...
  • UNESCO pledges support for digital India April 10, 2015

    Paris: UNESCO on Friday pledged its support to India's endeavour to go digital even as it appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to empower children and women and create an inclusive society. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) needs Indian leadership today more than earlier, its Director General...
  • Sebi announces minimum Rs 50,000 fine for failure to appoint women directors April 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Taking to task the companies without a woman director, Sebi on Wednesday announced a minimum Rs 50,000 fine on them and warned of further action, including against promoters and directors, for non-compliance beyond September. Without naming the companies that failed to appoint at least one...
  • Air quality of Mumbai, Delhi to be very poor next few days April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Air quality of Delhi and Mumbai will be "very poor" in the next few days, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, due to a dust storm which originated in the Gulf region last week. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a body under the...
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 742.58 crores in the name of Maran brothers in Aircel-Maxis case April 1, 2015

    Chennai: Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday attached Maran Brothers' assets worth Rs 742 crore to the Aircel-Maxis case. Maran brothers are facing charges of money laundering. CBI has listed Maran Brothers in the 2G spectrum case charge sheet for the offences punishable under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and under...
  • The rise of class X drop out to millionaire self-styled godman and pimp March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A Class 10 dropout to a millionaire self-styled godman and pimp and his ultimate fell from grace after the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday attached the properties of Sant Swami Ichadari Bhimanand. The self-styled godman was arrested five years ago for pimping. Born as Shiv Murat Dwivedi, he came to...
  • DRI seizes smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 23 crore in Gujarat March 29, 2015

    Ahmedabad: In one of the largest seizures in recent times, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 23.29 crore at Adani Hazira Port near Surat city, officials said. "Total 3.21 crore cigarette sticks of multiple brands, which include Gudang Garam, Djarum Black and Luvin Fresh were...
  • 'Chotushkone' is one of my well crafted films, quite proud of it: Srijit Mukherji on his National Award win March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Having bagged three prestigious awards for his film 'Chotushkone', director Srijit Mukherji said the film was difficult to make but he is quite proud of it. "I knew the film was sent to the jury but the news of winning the Best Director award came out of the...
  • ED grills former IAF officer Gautam Nayyar in AgustaWestland scam March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is questioning Air Marshal (Retd) Gautam Nayyar in connection with the alleged multi-crore AgustaWestland scam on Thursday. Soon after reports emerged of Nayyar having allegedly taken undue favours from middleman Christain Michel, the former refused to comment on the issue saying that he would...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Director March 18, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Debut Director March 16, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • AugustaWestland deal: Middleman's identity revealed, ED traces money trail from Dubai to Delhi March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The identity of the much talked about middleman, Christian Michel, in the multi-crore VVIP chopper scam has been revealed as the Enforcement Directorate, in a major breakthrough in the ongoing AugustaWestland probe, tracked down the complete money trail that was followed in the multi-crore VVIP chopper scam from...
  • ED to crackdown on Hurriyat leaders, sources says Pakistan funding Shabbir Shah March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is planning a crackdown on Hurriyat leaders as they are in possession of evidence to show Pakistan funding Shabbir Shah, sources said on Monday. Sources said they will shortly summon Shabbir Shah adding that there are evidence of at least four deliveries made, totaling nearly...
  • Pakistan International Airlines acquires property in Delhi March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistani carrier PIA purchased immovable property in the national capital without obtaining prior approval from the Reserve Bank, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. Replying to a question on foreign companies acquired flats/offices in India without prior approval, Minister of State for Finance, Jayant Sinha said one case has...
  • Government fails to place probe report against Director-General of CRPF in Odisha High Court February 24, 2015

    Cuttack: The State Vigilance Directorate on Tuesday failed to submit the preliminary enquiry report in the Orissa High court basing on which a graft case was registered against senior IPS officer Prakash Mishra who is now the Director-General of CRPF. The High Court had last week asked the vigilance to produce...
  • 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...
  • Jodie Foster hopes that next generation will bring more women directors in Hollywood February 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress director Jodie Foster feels more women are needed behind the camera in Hollywood to change things. The actress, who started acting when she was just three, has seen a lot of positive changes in the industry but feels more needs to be done for equality, reported People...
  • 'Birdman', 'Grand Budapest' win at Art Directors Guild Awards February 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'Birdman' took the top prizes at the Art Directors Guild's 19th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards. 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' was the winner in the Period Film category, while 'Guardians of the Galaxy' was cited in the Fantasy Film...
  • Punjab & Haryana HC stays transfer of ED official probing Majithia in drug scam January 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the implementation of transfer orders of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Assistant Director Niranjan Singh who is probing synthetic drug racket case. He had also summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on December 26 in the drug racket. The decision was taken on...
  • VVIP Chopper deal: Will verify process to summon foreigners, says ED January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday told a Delhi court that they would verify the process of serving summons to two Italian nationals, who were summoned as accused along with others in a money-laundering case related to the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal. The agency told the...
  • ED officer probing Majithia in drug trafficking case shifted to Kolkata January 17, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a latest twist in the probe into drug trafficking charges against Punjab Revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia, the Enforcement Directorate's investigating officer has been shifted to Kolkata. ED sources said that there was no external pressure. But the transfer has surprised some officials probing the case. Majithia came...
  • Former chief AP Singh was in touch with Moin Qureshi over postings of police officers January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after he quit as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member, the noose is tightening around former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief AP Singh who is being probed over his links to meat exporter Moin Qureshi. Sources in the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) claim...
  • 'Boyhood' gets Linklater nominated for Directors Guild Award January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Richard Linklater's 12 years of toiling on coming-of-age tale 'Boyhood' reaped a coveted nomination on Tuesday for the top Directors Guild Award, which has correctly predicted the best director Oscar for 10 of the last 11 years. Two-time DGA winner Clint Eastwood, 84, earned his fourth nomination for outstanding...
  • ED allowed to drop Karunanidhi's daughter Selvi as witness January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to drop DMK chief M Karunanidhi's daughter S Selvi as a prosecution witness in a 2G scam-related money laundering case in which the trial is going on. The court's order came after ED's special prosecutor NK Matta contended...
  • Punjab government holds sit-in protest against drug trade near international borders January 5, 2015

    Chandigarh: Punjab's ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal is holding a sit-in protest against drug trade in the state. SAD is holding the sit-in near the international borders making a pitch for greater vigilance along the border with Pakistan to stop flow of drugs. SAD has blamed the Border Security Force...
  • Punjab government protests against BSF, says drugs come from Pakistan and Afghanistan January 4, 2015

    Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab is in a tough situation fighting allegations of rampant drug use and trade in Punjab especially after Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in the drug racket. The party is now trying to shift blame to the border security security force...
  • Rift between MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli is trash talk: Ravi Shastri January 2, 2015

    All is well between India's incoming and outgoing Test captains, and talk of a rift between Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni is nothing but just trash, said India's Team Director Ravi Shastri in an interview to ESPNCricinfo. "You guys have no idea of the respect Dhoni commands, not just from...
  • e lounge Rewind: Bollywood stories of 2014 January 1, 2015

    In a special edition of e lounge watch the Bollywood in year 2014. ...