US: 26 dead as gunman opened fire inside church in Texas

WEB DESK The shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas during a church service on Sunday left 26 people dead and 20 others injured, says local police. A lone gunman opened fire inside a Baptist church in the US state of Texas killing more than two dozen people, including the 14-year-old daughter of … Continue reading US: 26 dead as gunman opened fire inside church in Texas

Multi Agency Group to probe Indian connection in ‘Paradise Papers’

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Government of India has asked the Investigation units of the Income Tax Department (ITD) to take note of revelations under the name ‘Paradise Papers’ for immediate appropriate. The Government has also directed that investigations in cases will be monitored through a reconstituted Multi Agency Group, headed by the Chairman, … Continue reading Multi Agency Group to probe Indian connection in ‘Paradise Papers’

Paradise Papers: Questions are more ethical than legal !

By Arthur Sullivan in DW The Paradise Papers data release shines a light on the tax activities of politicians and some of the world’s richest people. But it appears for now that most of the questions raised are ethical rather than legal. First it was the Panama Papers, now it’s the Paradise Papers. The lid … Continue reading Paradise Papers: Questions are more ethical than legal !

Hasmukh Adhia appointed as Finance Secretary

AMN Mr. Hasmukh Adhia, IAS (GJ:1981) currently Secretary, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance has been appointed as Finance Secretary . Also Mr.Binoy Kumar, IAS (TG:1983) has been appointed as Special Secretary, Logistics, Department of Commerce against the newly created post. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved these appointments. Follow and like us:20

SEBI, IT dept to scrutinize Indians named in Paradise Papers

WEB DESK New Delhi/Mumbai: Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Income Tax department on Monday said that they will be scrutinizing the so-called Paradise Papers—the documents obtained by a global network of investigative journalists—to see if any Indian individual or companies engaged in wrongdoing. While the income tax authorities will investigate companies … Continue reading SEBI, IT dept to scrutinize Indians named in Paradise Papers

Paradise Papers expose Tax Havens of global elites

WEB DESK The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the publishers of the high-profile Panama Papers leaks, published another database — The Paradise Papers — on Sunday revealing offshore of “some of the world’s most powerful elite and firms.” The Paradise Papers include around 13.4 million leaked documents, including nearly 7 million loan agreements, financial … Continue reading Paradise Papers expose Tax Havens of global elites

Govt committed to remove imbalance in banking system: FM

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said Government is committed to remove imbalance in banking system. Inaugurating newly constructed head office complex of Punjab National Bank in Delhi, Mr Jaitley said Centre is working to make a healthy banking system to support growth of economy. He said apart from making financial profits, Punjab National Bank … Continue reading Govt committed to remove imbalance in banking system: FM

Media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility: PM Modi

CHENNAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility and also indulge in healthy competition. Speaking at 75th anniversary celebrations of the Daily Thanthi newspaper in Chennai, the Prime Minister said, editorial freedom must be used wisely in public interest. He said, in a broader context, media is … Continue reading Media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility: PM Modi

PM assures all assistance to rain-ravaged Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured all assistance to rain-ravaged Tamil Nadu in tackling the fallout of the heavy downpour in the capital and some districts, including Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur. The prime minister also expressed grief over the death of those who had died in the rain over the last few days. Later, on landing … Continue reading PM assures all assistance to rain-ravaged Tamil Nadu

Paradise Paper- 714 Indians figure in Biggest ever Black Money data leak

AMN / New Delhi International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) last night released ‘The Paradise Papers’, a global investigation that reveals the offshore activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies. The ICIJ and 95 media partners explored 13.4 million leaked files of offshore law firms and the company registries in some … Continue reading Paradise Paper- 714 Indians figure in Biggest ever Black Money data leak