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  • Narendra Modi moves in to speed up $300 billion stuck projects 5 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing in the country, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Pro-business Modi has faced criticism in recent weeks that his ambition to spur investment...
  • ED probing beneficiary of Rs 425 cr IPL facilitation fee 2 days ago

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1: Assam record big win; Andhra Pradesh follow-on despite Prasanth ton on Day 3 December 9, 2014

    Medium pacer Krishna Das snared a seven wicket-haul to aid Assam in their 10-wicket win over Tripura in a Ranji Trophy Group C match on Tuesday. Tripura's batting came a cropper for the second time in a row, folding up for 135 and 155 in each innings after Assam made 275....
  • Snapshot: Paris Hilton parties with Salman Khan, Mika Singh December 9, 2014

    Pune: American socialite Paris Hilton was recently spotted partying with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan here. "Finally after 24 hours of traveling, I've finally made it to my final destination of the trip. Pune, India. So tired & jetlagged!," she tweeted Monday. The 33-year-old socialite took to social networking websites to share her...
  • Sister urges Indian-origin IS terrorist to return home December 3, 2014

    London: The sister of a suspected Islamic State terrorists of Indian-origin, who posted a picture of himself recently on Twitter holding his baby son in one hand and an AK-47 assault rifle in the other, has appealed to him to return home even if it means going to prison. Abu Rumaysah,...
  • Women detained by Lebanon not Baghdadi's wife but sister: Iraq December 3, 2014

    Baghdad: The Iraqi interior ministry said Wednesday that a woman recently detained in Lebanon is not the wife of the Islamic State (IS) group leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but a sister of a convicted terrorist. "The woman who was arrested by the Lebanese authorities is Saja Abdul Hamid al-Dulaimi, the sister...
  • Special Investigation Team to probe Delhi church fire: sources December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team was constituted on Tuesday to probe into the fire which erupted at the St Sebastian's church in Dilshad Garden in the national capital, sources said. Sources added that Delhi Police representatives will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung over the issue. Meanwhile, Christian groups held...
  • Saradha gone, website remains December 2, 2014

    Kolkata: The Saradha Group went bust over a year ago but its web site, which lured unsuspecting poor people into investing in its chit fund schemes and deprived them of their hard-earned savings, still exists. The website www.saradhagroup.biz can be accessed on the Internet. It begins with a message: "Saradha Group...
  • TMC likely to raise issue of BJP's Amit Shah alleged links with Sahara group in Parliament December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The face-off between the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to continue on Tuesday with the former raising the issue of BJP President Amit Shah's alleged links with the Sahara group. The winter session of Parliament has witnessed a stormy session since it commenced with...
  • TMC MPs demand CBI probe over alleged links of Amit Shah with Sahara group December 1, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress continue to up its ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party and have now demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the alleged links of BJP President Amit Shah with the Sahara group. TMC MP Derek O'Brien flashed a red diary in Rajya Sabha saying, "It was...
  • TMC MPs target BJP's Amit Shah over his alleged links with Sahara group December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The war of words continue between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party as both the parties are not missing a chance to target the other. The stand off between the two parties once again played out in Parliament on Monday as TMC MPs held protest outside the...
  • Sahara tells Supreme Court it will get a loan against its 3 hotels abroad November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sahara group has informed Supreme Court that it has found somebody who is willing to give the company a loan against its three hotels abroad. The group has sought permission to transfer Rs 3070 crore in a Escrow account against these properties. SC has directed Sahara to deposit...
  • Alibaba to invest more in India, help start-ups, says founder Jack Ma November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Alibaba founder Jack Ma, China's wealthiest man, on Wednesday said he is keen to invest more funds in India and will work with Indian technology entrepreneurs as he believes Internet can transform the country's future. On his first visit to India, the founder of world's biggest e-Commerce firm...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 24, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC slams BCCI over Srinivasan's conflict of interest November 24, 2014

    Wrapping on the knuckles of BCCI, the Supreme Court on Monday asked ICC Chairman N Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: CBDT raids Sahara properties in Noida and Greater Kailash November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Board of Direct Taxes on Saturday morning raided Sahara properties in Noida and Greater Kailash in Delhi. The raids were conducted by Director-General of Income Taxes, Delhi. Sahara Chief Subrata Roy and two directors of Sahara group have been lodged in prison since early March for non-payment of...
  • SBI defends $1 billion loan to Adani Group, says money disbursal after scrutiny November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid controversy over sanctioning a $1 billion loan to Adani Group, SBI on Thursday said that it has only signed a preliminary MoU and will disburse the money only after proper due diligence. SBI had on the sidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...
  • Facebook Groups app: A new way for Facebook users to manage their existing groups, discover new ones November 19, 2014

    New York: Facebook has launched a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that let users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based on hobbies, geography or culture. Facebook has been working to expand its presence on people's mobile devices by creating - and buying...
  • After Snapdeal, Ratan Tata invests in online furniture company Urban Ladder November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Group's Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested in online furniture company Urban Ladder, making it his second personal investment in an e-commerce firm after Snapdeal. Urban Ladder said that Tata's "inputs and guidance will be very valuable" for the company, but did not disclose the amount and other...
  • India, EU to sign civil nuclear pact by 2015 November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major step towards realising its nuclear energy ambitions, India is engaged in talks with the European Union to sign a civil nuclear cooperation agreement and the deal is expected to be inked by next year. "An agreement is expected to be signed between the India's Department...
  • IB sounds alert, foreign nationals on ISIS target November 11, 2014

    Intelligence Bureau has issued alert on possible attacks on foreign nationals. The ISIS and terror groups of allied ideology behind these attacks. ...
  • Foreign hand cannot be ruled out in Wagah Border attack: Pakistan November 4, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan's Punjab government on Monday said the involvement of a "foreign hand" could not be ruled out in the Wagah Border suicide bombing, even after three homegrown militant factions separately claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 61 people. "Foreign hand cannot be ruled out in the...
  • Hyderabad Police keeps tab on people getting drawn towards ISIS via social media November 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: While India may not have joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) but security agencies were keeping a close track of Indians who may be getting drawn towards the group via social media. The situation was alarming as more educated young people seem...
  • CBI arrests Odisha MLA in chit fund scam October 31, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The CBI on Friday arrested a ruling BJD MLA in Odisha for his alleged complicity with Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradip Sethy, who has duped thousands through a chit fund scam in the state. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the chit fund scam, interrogated Banki constituency MLA Pravat...
  • US man pleads guilty to trying to help Islamic State group October 31, 2014

    Washington: A US man has pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State jihadist group and now faces 15 years in prison and a US dollar 250,000 fine, officials said. Donald Ray Morgan, 44, was arrested in early August at JFK International Airport in New York on an outstanding...
  • Caparo Group to install bio digester toilets across India: Angad Paul October 29, 2014

    London: UK-based NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul's Caparo Group plans to install environment- friendly bio digester toilets across India which it created along with the DRDO, aimed at improving living standards in the country's rural and urban areas. "We're privileged to work with DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) technology to...
  • Saradha scam: Enforcement Directorate to issue fourth attachment order soon October 26, 2014

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam, will issue the fourth attachment order for Saradha Group's properties by the end of October, ED sources said. "We'll soon be issuing attachment orders of Saradha property in North Bengal, Malda, Kolkata and Bishnupur by the end of October," they...
  • Champions League: Barcelona need focus on Ajax ahead of El Clasico October 21, 2014

    Barcelona need to avoid getting sucked into the Spanish obsession with El Clasico when they face Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League on Tuesday. All eyes in Spain are on leaders Barca's visit to Real Madrid next Saturday which could see the possible debut of Uruguay forward Luis Suarez after...