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People Indian investigators grill bank boss in fraud probe
Author: 0 Indian investigators grill bank boss in fraud probe

The consortium reportedly has an exposure of Rs. 6,800 crore to Gitanjali Gems owned by Mehul Choksi, and an exposure of Rs. 2,000 crore to the Nirav Modi group companies. "ICICI Bank has no exposure to the Nirav Modi group of companies, nor has it issued any LoU; nor has any buyer's credit exposure against LoUs with respect to the Nirav Modi group of companies as well as the Gitanjali group of companies", the ICICI Bank response said.

People Kushner travelling to Mexico amid tensions
Author: 0 Kushner travelling to Mexico amid tensions

Privately, the president has raised questions of his closest advisers about recent reporting on Kushner's White House role and potential ties to his family business, musing that the couple may have to go, sources told ABC News last week. An NSC spokesman told ABC News last month, however, that the two countries have "a great relationship". Trump himself said on Wednesday that if the USA was able to "make a deal with Canada and Mexico in NAFTA, then there will be no reason to do the tariffs ...

People Maimane: #DayZero will not occur in 2018
Author: 0 Maimane: #DayZero will not occur in 2018

Cape Town executive deputy mayor Ian Nielson was quick to emphasize the importance of continued water conservation for residents in order to prevent a similar situation in 2019. However, since then water-saving efforts by residents and local farmers coupled with some recent rainfall have steadily pushed Day Zero further out.

People BSO says perimeter was set up after, not during, Parkland shooting
Author: 0 BSO says perimeter was set up after, not during, Parkland shooting

During the interview, it was determined that the juvenile did not intend to harm himself or others on campus. Many Twin Cities school districts have won voter support in recent years for capital levies to improve security. Psychology classes at E.C. Glass High School posted notes of encouragement throughout the building. After an expelled student killed 17 classmates and staff with an AR-15 assault rifle, the Florida students have lobbied for tighter gun controls and criticized ...

People Manohar Parrikar to visit United States for treatment
Author: 0 Manohar Parrikar to visit United States for treatment

We categorically deny all such rumours. "We wish him well in his medical treatment... he has deserted Goa". The Personal Secretary (PS) to Chief Minister Parrikar , Rupesh Kamat, on Tuesday said, "As advised by the doctors at Lilavati hospital in Mumbai , the chief minister is leaving tonight to United States of America for further treatment".

People FIR lodged against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside a temple
Author: 0 FIR lodged against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside a temple

Taking to her twitter handle Raveena Tandon further said that the temple authorities around her were using cellphones, clicking videos and taking selfies like everyone, hence she was unaware of the camera ban in the temple. While she was attending to their demands, someone slyly took a video and posted it on social media. He claimed that the incident had hurt the feelings of devotees.

People Air India confirms: Flights to Tel Aviv over Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Air India confirms: Flights to Tel Aviv over Saudi Arabia

Air India had announced that it plans to start direct flights to Israel and has proposed to travel through closed Saudi airspace, a report in Al Arabiya English said. Saudi Arabia has historically banned flights to and from Israel from using its airspace. El Al recently turned to the International Civil Aviation Authority asking for its help in also getting permission to fly to India via Saudi airspace.

People Trade wars are bad and impossible to win
Author: 0 Trade wars are bad and impossible to win

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said there was concern Trump's plan could lead to such disruptive turmoil. "We are urging caution that this (could) develop into something much more dramatic that could send the economy in the wrong direction".

People Winter storm Quinn in Northeast causing thousands of flight delays, cancellations
Author: 0 Winter storm Quinn in Northeast causing thousands of flight delays, cancellations

That number included 545 cancellations at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is 45 percent of the airport's normal schedule. Travelers are urged to check with their airline before heading to the airport. As the Northeast gets hit by another brutal winter storm, hundreds of flights have been delayed or cancelled. Most of the trains along the Northeast Regional, Acela Express, Keystone and Empire services have been canceled Wednesday, but Amtrak is still offering Downeaster ...

People EU's Tusk to present draft for trade deal with Britain on Wednesday
Author: 0 EU's Tusk to present draft for trade deal with Britain on Wednesday

That's a technicality. The bigger question is "if" they should participate. A week after Sir John Major warned talk of a Hard Border was creating "new divisions" in Ireland, Mr Davis said: "No matter what happens nothing will provide any sort if excuse for men of violence to return - we will not see it again and not create any excuses for them".

People Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya chief minister
Author: 0 Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya chief minister

I also congratulate all others who were sworn in today. "Our best wishes to the people of Tripura , Nagaland and Meghalaya ..." "The regional parties €" UDP, HSPDP, and PDF €" had extended support to NPP on the condition that Conrad, the youngest son of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, would be the chief minister.

People Potential block to abortion referendum lifted following Supreme Court ruling
Author: 0 Potential block to abortion referendum lifted following Supreme Court ruling

If Judge Humphreys ruling that the unborn had rights beyond the right to life were upheld, it would have caused confusion for the proposed referendum on repealing or retaining the Eighth Amendment, legal experts argued. It means that the judges have over-ruled the findings of the High Court and found in favour of the State. However, there have been significant challenges and changes to the law in recent years.

People Bust of Syama Prasad Mukherjee vandalised in Kolkata, seven persons arrested
Author: 0 Bust of Syama Prasad Mukherjee vandalised in Kolkata, seven persons arrested

The Bharatiya Janata Party condemned the incident, and said it would organise protests across the city through the day, NDTV reported. The incident comes after statues of communist icon Vladimir Lenin was pulled down in Tripura by BJP workers, a statue of Dravidian leader E V Ramaswamy, popularly known as Periyar, in Tamil Nadu was vandalized, and head of Dalit leader B R Ambedkar's statue was severed.

People Karnataka Lokayukta Stabbed in Office 'Multiple Times' But Out of Danger
Author: 0 Karnataka Lokayukta Stabbed in Office 'Multiple Times' But Out of Danger

State's home minister Ramalinga Reddy said that the accused has been taken into custody and Justice Shetty is out of danger. The Lokayukta was stabbed two to three times after which he fell to the floor bleeding. "They are not taking any action against the culprits", Karandlaje said. Meanwhile, an eyewitness has hit out at the government for the serious lapse in security.

People Turkey Increases Security In Ankara, US Embassy Closes Over Threat
Author: 0 Turkey Increases Security In Ankara, US Embassy Closes Over Threat

In its website, it mentioned to avoid the embassy and "large crowds" at places that witnesses high footfall and said that the embassy would open soon, Anadolu news agency reported. They were allegedly trying to recruit members for the Islamic State group and were in contact with people in "conflict zones", the statement said. In 2013, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive in front of the embassy, killing himself and a Turkish guard.

People Hudson high school on lockdown after bomb threat
Author: 0 Hudson high school on lockdown after bomb threat

Police said they found three shell casings and are talking to witnesses. Police have pressed charges in two recent cases in Montgomery County, including against a 15-year-old student at Northwest High School in Germantown. At the same time, administrators at Oakmont Hgh School received similar information about the threat against the Adelante student and notified police.

People Russian Federation marks 100 days before the start of FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Russian Federation marks 100 days before the start of FIFA World Cup

The imposition by the West of anti-Russian sanctions is an illegitimate way of competition that constitutes an attempt to contain the growth of Russian defencive capability, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. "Yes you can just push a button and turn a country into an outcast", German Klimenko, Putin's internet adviser, said in an interview with state-controlled NTV on March 5.

People #ICRC: Syria - first batch of essential aid reaches people trapped in #EasternGhouta
Author: 0 #ICRC: Syria - first batch of essential aid reaches people trapped in #EasternGhouta

Monday's aid shipment was the first to enter eastern Ghouta amid weeks of a crippling siege and a government assault that has killed close to 800 civilians since February 18. The insurgents deny this and say people there fear arrest, torture or forcible conscription by the government if they leave. Meanwhile, the United Nations said it planned to deliver aid to a total of 70,000 people in the stricken region starting Monday after it received approval from the government to move in.

People PM Abbasi arrives in Kathmandu for two-day official visit
Author: 0 PM Abbasi arrives in Kathmandu for two-day official visit

Nepal is now the chair of the eight-member SAARC comprising Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. "Apart from strengthening relations between the two countries, both Prime Ministers agreed that the SAARC process should be taken further and if there are any problems, they should be sorted out immediately", said Bishnu Rimal, chief advisor to Prime Minister Oli.

People Fugitive diamond merchant moves court: Delhi HC asks for details of…
Author: 0 Fugitive diamond merchant moves court: Delhi HC asks for details of…

Advocate Vijay Aggarwal , arguing for Nirav Modi , challenged the various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and said that urgent intervention of the court was required in the matter. "Shocking information available through RTI on February 9, 2018, reflects that under the BJP government's watch, frauds and scams of Rs. 19,317 crore have been reported in India's economic capital - Economic Offenses Wing, Mumbai - alone in last three years", said Congress spokesperson Randeep ...

People Russian ex-spy, daughter still critically ill in mysterious United Kingdom incident
Author: 0 Russian ex-spy, daughter still critically ill in mysterious United Kingdom incident

Scotland Yard is yet to declare a terror incident but is keeping an "open mind" given the similarities with the assassination of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London. A UK Foreign Office representative later clarified those comments, stating that Johnson was referring to the UK's diplomatic representation at the event, rather than the English football team, which has qualified for the tournament.

People Xi praises CPC rule, says multi-party democracy promotes nasty competition
Author: 0 Xi praises CPC rule, says multi-party democracy promotes nasty competition

The Communist party announced on Feb 25 the end of the two-term limit for the president - and the parliament is expected to ratify the move. The limits have been in place since 1982. China has been the main target of Trump's anger over the USA trade deficit since his presidential campaign, but its steel and aluminium exports to the United States are minimal.

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