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CBI books Railways official for exchanging demonetised currency

CBI has booked an Assistant Commercial Manager of Railways for allegedly exchanging demonetised currency having face value of 8.22 lakh rupees with newly introduced 2,000 rupee notes. CBI sources said, the case has been been registered against K L Bhoyar, who is posted at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, CST, Mumbai under sections related to criminal conspiracy … Continue reading CBI books Railways official for exchanging demonetised currency

SC seeks reply on plea to stop Aircel-Maxis from selling spectrum

Supreme Court has asked CBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to respond on an application which has sought a direction to stop Aircel-Maxis from allegedly selling allotted spectrum to Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications claiming it would allow Maxis to escape law and abscond with crores of rupees. A bench of Justices JS Khehar and Arun … Continue reading SC seeks reply on plea to stop Aircel-Maxis from selling spectrum

SC directs Govts to strictly enforce provisions of law to protect SC/ST

  Supreme Court has directed the Centre and state governments to strictly enforce provisions of the law while asking other competent authorities to discharge their duties to protect the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to attain the constitutional goal of equality for all citizens. A bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur delivered the judgment … Continue reading SC directs Govts to strictly enforce provisions of law to protect SC/ST

Axis Bank suspends 24 employees, 50 accounts for suspicious activities

Private sector Axis Bank has said it has so far suspended 50 accounts and 24 employees for suspicious activities in its operations. Axis Retail banking head Rajiv Anand said so far the investigating agencies have visited its eight branches, including five in New Delhi, and the number of employees suspended has gone up to 24 … Continue reading Axis Bank suspends 24 employees, 50 accounts for suspicious activities

Curtailment of RK Dutta’s service at CBI as per law: Centre tells SC

TIA NEWS/ The Centre today told the Supreme Court that curtailment of service of senior IPS officer R K Dutta at CBI was done as per the provisions of the law which govern the functioning of the probe agency. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi submitted before a bench headed by Justice Kurian Joseph that Dutta was … Continue reading Curtailment of RK Dutta’s service at CBI as per law: Centre tells SC

What are norms for disbursement of new currency, SC asks Govt

“Some have plenty, others have nothing”, SC observed TIA NEWS/ New Delhi The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to explain norms and ratio for the disbursement of new currency notes to the banks and other financial institutions holding the public deposits as it observed that some people have plenty and other none. “You have … Continue reading What are norms for disbursement of new currency, SC asks Govt

Govt cancels FCRA licences of Greenpeace, Teesta Setalvad’s NGO

The Home Ministry has cancelled renewal of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act licences of Greenpeace India and two NGOs run by activist Teesta Setalvad. The move comes three months after the licences were inadvertently renewed for five years. The Ministry has also ordered a probe to ascertain if the computer systems had been hacked due to … Continue reading Govt cancels FCRA licences of Greenpeace, Teesta Setalvad’s NGO

Campaign against black money continues across India

TIA NEW / WEB DESK Vast quantities of scrapped and new notes are being unearthed as the crackdown on black money racketeers continued across the country. Police, the Income Tax Department and the ED are closely keepin eye on unscrupless transactions Jaipur ATS arrested 2 traders and one middleman with 35 lakhs in currency between … Continue reading Campaign against black money continues across India

Poonam Mahajan is new head of BJP’s youth wing replaces Anurag Thakur

AMN Poonam Mahajan, MP and daughter of former BJP leader Pramod Mahajn replaced Anurag Thakur as the chief of party’s Yuva Morcha. Poonam contested the general election from Mumbai North Central and defeated two-time MP Priya Dutt of the Congress by a margin of 1.86 lakh votes in 2014. BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday … Continue reading Poonam Mahajan is new head of BJP’s youth wing replaces Anurag Thakur

Sri Lanka wants ETCA with India to be signed quickly: PM Wicremsinghe

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wicremsinghe has said, he will like the Proposed Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement, ETCA with India to be signed quickly, preferably in 2016-17. In an interview to The Hindu newspaper, Mr. Wicremsinghe said, there are not areas of substantive isagreement in the ongoing negotiations, rather they are being discussed step … Continue reading Sri Lanka wants ETCA with India to be signed quickly: PM Wicremsinghe

SPORTS

IOA on its own cannot pull out of the 2022 CWG Games: Sports Minister

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday made it clear that a decision abou ...

ICC World Cup: Australia beat England by 64 runs, enter semis

@icc Australia crushing victory dashed England's World Cup semi-final hopes Australian captain Aaron Fin ...

“Women Hockey team made India Proud”: Kiren Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hailed the Women’s hockey te ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...