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  • CBI arrests Odisha MLA in chit fund scam 17 hours 11 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • '7th Heaven' actor faces new sex crime investigation over 1983 incident October 16, 2014

    (Reuters) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff is investigating actor Stephen Collins on an allegation of indecent exposure or molesting a teenage girl three decades ago, the department said on Wednesday. The alleged incident happened in the summer of 1983 in West Hollywood, Calif., while the victim was 13 years old,...
  • Tata in talks to sell UK steel plants to Swiss group Klesch October 16, 2014

    Rome: Tata Steel Ltd is in talks to sell loss-making European operations including mills in northern England and Scotland to Geneva-based Klesch Group, as it battles weak prices and tentative economic recovery. Tata, Europe's second-largest steel producer, said in a statement it had agreed to negotiate with Klesch over its Long...
  • Tata in talks to sell UK steel plants to Swiss group Klesch October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Tata Steel Ltd is in talks to sell loss-making European operations including mills in northern England and Scotland to Geneva-based Klesch Group, as it battles weak prices and tentative economic recovery. Tata, Europe's second-largest steel producer, said in a statement it had agreed to negotiate with Klesch over its Long...
  • Twitter users can now transfer money via tweets. Here's how October 13, 2014

    Paris: One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. The move by Groupe BPCE, France's second largest bank by customers, coincides with Twitter's own push into the world of online payments as the social network seeks...
  • India Inc to observe October 10 as 'Compliance' Day October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: India Inc will observe October 10 as the 'compliance day for laws', being organised as a part of the week-long series of deliberations and workshops around the across the country starting from Monday. Scoring anything short on 10 on 10 on compliance would render individual and organisations vulnerable on...
  • Modi's G-All mantra left major impact on world community: MD Mahindra Group September 30, 2014

    Managing Director and Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra is enthusiastic about investments in Indian Market. Complementing PM Modi's US visit the corporate said the G-All mantra will leave major impact. ...
  • Modi meets influential Jewish group in US September 28, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met an influential Jewish group here and conveyed that India was proud of the community's acknowledgment that it has been an integral part of Indian society for 2,000 years and never suffered any discrimination. The group hoped that under Modi's leadership, India's ties...
  • CBI carries out searches in chit fund scam September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Thursday carried out searches at least 15 locations, including Bhubaneshwar Institute of Technology and residences and offices of senior officials of Seashore Group, spread across four states, in connection with multi-crore rupee chit fund scam. They said that searches have also been conducted at Bhubaneswar Institute of...
  • 'Make In India' has to be made successful, says Anand Mahindra September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Thursday said that every citizen would have to play a part in making Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Make In India' project successful. "We have to make this (project) work. We all have to do our bit," Mahindra told reporters, responding to a question...
  • 'Metal, mining co to be impacted; JSPL, Hindalco worst be hit' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Almost all major metal and mining firms would be affected by the Supreme Court ruling cancelling 214 coal blocks, but Naveen Jindal's JSPL and Aditya Birla Group's Hindalco would be among the worst hit, analysts said. Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) was allocated six...
  • Hope government will devise relief plan: Birla on coal blocks order September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday said that the Union Government should ensure that the massive investments made by the companies to acquire coal blocks do not go down the drain following Supreme Court's order cancelling the mine permits. In a major blow to the corporate sector,...
  • 16 names added to UN's al-Qaida sanctions list September 24, 2014

    United Nations: A UN Security Council committee has added 16 names to its al-Qaida sanctions list, including one with ties to the Islamic State group. Additions came after the council approved a resolution expanding the list's scope to include people affiliated with the extremist group that has taken over a...
  • US bombards ISIS targets in Syria in first airstrikes September 23, 2014

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first US-led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort. "Once again, it must be clear to anyone who would plot against America and...
  • UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules September 23, 2014

    Washington: The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a US-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from...
  • US, partner nations begin airstrikes in Syria: Pentagon September 23, 2014

    Washington: The US and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time on Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region. The strikes were part...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: CBI to take exAG on remand for two days September 22, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A special court on Monday allowed CBI to take exadvocate general Ashok Mohanty on remand for two days in connection with a chit fund scam. Mohanty, arrested for alleged link with the chit fund scamtainted Artha Tatwa Group (AT), was produced in the court of the Special Chief Judicial...
  • NIA seeks MHA approval to file case against ISIS, alQaeda September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday sought the permission of the Home Ministry to file a case against the alQaeda and Iraqi terror group ISIS under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act or UAPA. Sources say that the Ministry is likely to permit the FIR soon. CNNIBN had reported last...
  • Measurement and Metrology Group explores business potential in India September 21, 2014

    Singapore: Measurement & Metrology Group (M&M) is exploring business potential in India's education sector, offering a wide range of laboratory equipment technologies. "We are aiming to supply our products to labs in India's technical schools, having marketed these products in Southeast Asia and Africa," said Singaporebased M&M's business development manager...
  • Alibaba Mega IPO Caps founder Jack Ma success tale September 20, 2014

    Hong Kong: When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the ecommerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold ambition from a time when China was still a corporate backwater has been vindicated this week by Alibaba completing a mammoth...
  • Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal visits Chennai, Hyderabad to attract investors September 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will be on a twoday visit to Chennai and Hyderabad from Thursday to meet leading industrialists with an intention to attract investments in the state. During the meeting with industry leaders, Badal will showcase investment opportunities in Punjab along with highlighting state as...
  • CLT20: Lahore join CSK, KKR in Group A; Northern Knights in Group B September 17, 2014

    The Qualifying round of the sixth Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) ended on a disappointing note for the Indian fans with defending champions Mumbai Indians the only IPL team part of the qualifiers being knocked out while champions from the neighbourhood Lahore Lions making it to the main draw. Mumbai...
  • Infrastructure, construction sector growth may remain stressed in FY15 September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Growth of infrastructure and construction as well as metals and mining sectors is likely to remain stressed in FY15 as high leverage levels may constrain the ability of some corporates to access credit, India Ratings and Research, a Fitch Group company, said in a report on Tuesday. Sectors such an...
  • Pakistan militant group renounces violence September 14, 2014

    Islamabad: A Pakistan Taliban militant group renounced violence to pursue implementation of Sharia in the country through peaceful means. The Punjabi Taliban militant group would now pursue the implementation of Islamic law through peaceful means, it said in a statement. The decision to end violence was taken after consultation with...
  • Britain verifying video of aid worker's beheading by ISIS September 14, 2014

    London: The UK foreign office said on Saturday it was "working urgently to verify" a video purporting to show beheading of a British hostage by the Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) in Syria, media reported. The foreign office said that it was trying to confirm the authenticity of the video...
  • Islamic State's Twitter silence raises questions September 13, 2014

    Washington: Islamic State's Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group's violent acts and world view on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days. Several accounts affiliated with the militant group appear to have gone dormant, according to US government sources, raising questions about whether the government has...