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Lending NiMo

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | SUNDAY PIONEER | in Sunday Pioneer

Nirav Modi’s diamond dreams have ended in a Rs 11,300-crore bank scam, turning his sparkling life into a fugitive’s on the run. SUNDAY PIONEER tells you all you need to know of the man and the biggest bank fraud he is accused of having orchestrated in history, shaming even mega...

‘I speak when & if there’s a need’

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

Talktime| Arijit Singh He needs no introduction. In town recently on his first India Royal Stag Mega Music Tour, the man with the golden vocals Singh talked to Shalini Saksena about how this trip for him meant only to reach out to his fans This is your first India tour. What made...

For that perfect cuppa

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

Maranda Barnes tells Shalini Saksena what it takes to make that perfect cup of tea from the finest blends from across the globe Tea, a drink with jam and bread. Or so sang Julie Andrews in the movie Sound of Music. The words conjured up an image — an afternoon in...

‘I’m vivacious by nature’

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

SUKHWINDER SINGH, famous for singing Chaiyya Chaiyya, is busy preparing to release three music videos. He tells SHALINI SAKSENA that despite being an entertainer, he has a responsibility towards music What is keeping you busy these days? Right now, I am very busy with releasing three music videos. It is a very...

Pour a dram & raise a toast

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

Let’s get thinking, talking and trying whisky, says SHALINI SAKSENA The minute one hears the word ‘Scotch’ an image comes to mind. A cold winter English countryside, a gentleman sitting on a leather arm chair with a Foxhound at his feet and logs burning in the fire place. The gentleman enjoys...

Money laundering: ED attaches land worth `115 cr of Chennai co

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has attached land worth Rs 15 crore of a Chennai-based company in connection with its money laundering probe related to a bank fraud case. The agency said it issued orders, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), for provisional attachment of 10.46 acres...

Jaitley to visit Saudi Arabia for Joint Commission Meeting today

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will go on a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia to co-chair the 12th India-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM). The JCM will be held at Riyadh, and the delegation leaves tonight, an official statement said on Saturday. On February 18, Jaitley along with his counterpart from Saudi...

Air Odisha takes wings; launches maiden flight

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PTI | Ahmedabad | in Sunday Pioneer

Air Odisha on Saturday launched its maiden services under the regional connectivity scheme Udan with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurating the first flight to Mundra from here. The Bhubaneswar-based carrier, mandated to fly on 50 regional routes, had received its scheduled commuter operator (SCO) permit from the aviation regulator DGCA...

DTAA to give fillip to India and Iran trade

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | IANS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Enforcement of the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) and extension of preferential tariff would give a fillip to trade and investment between Iran and India , Masoud Karbasian, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, Iran said here on Saturday. Karbasian was addressing an interactive meeting with Indian and Iranian business leaders,...

Skill development unit set up at gems & jewellery institute

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PTI | Mumbai | in Sunday Pioneer

The Gem Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) on Saturday opened a development centre to train students in latest technology and upgrade skills of artisans who are already part of the industry. The ‘Skill Development Centre’ has come up at the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ) in suburban Andheri. “The new...



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Police recover illegal coal, seize five motorbikes

19 Feb 2018 | SURESH NIKHAR | Bokaro

A police team of Bokaro Thermal police station headed by inspector cum officer-in charge Parmeshwar Leyangi on Sunday morning conducted raids at Ganjutola in Armo forest area here and seized approx 2.5 tonnes of illegal coal along with their 4 motorcycles and 5 cycles,said Bokaro SP Kartik S...

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