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FATF continues Pak in 'Grey List'; warns of action if it fails to check terror funding

FATF continues Pak in 'Grey List'; warns of action if it fails to check terror funding

Friday, 21 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Global terror financing watchdog FATF on Friday decided continuation of Pakistan in the "Grey List" and warned the country that stern action will be taken if it fails to check flow of money to terror groups like the LeT and the JeM, sources said. The decision has been taken at the...

Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Army HQ building

Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Army HQ building

Friday, 21 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for construction of a new Army headquarter building in Delhi Cantonment on Friday. Christened 'Thal Sena Bhawan', the complex will be spread over nearly 39 acres. "We have laid the first stone of the new Sena Bhawan... It will represent the unsung heroes of...

Vajpayee, Advani were unhappy over filing of match-fixing case: Delhi Police ex-chief

Vajpayee, Advani were unhappy over filing of match-fixing case: Delhi Police ex-chief

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

The then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Home Minister L.K. Advani were unhappy over registration of cricket match-fixing case in 2000 against then South African team captain Hansie Cronje and others but it was Cronje's confession that pacified them, former Delhi Police Commissioner Ajay Raj Sharma has revealed. In his...

Sheena Bora case: CBI opposes Indrani''s bail plea

Sheena Bora case: CBI opposes Indrani''s bail plea

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

The CBI on Thursday opposed the Bail plea of Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, saying that the court cannot look into the "credibility or reliability" of the witnesses at this stage. Indrani had moved the bail plea last month, claiming that the prosecution's case was...

Two employees test positive for H1N1 virus, Bengaluru, 2 other offices closed temporarily: SAP India

Two employees test positive for H1N1 virus, Bengaluru, 2 other offices closed temporarily: SAP India

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus and as a precautionary measure, it has closed offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Mumbai for extensive sanitisation. The employees based in these locations have been asked to work from home, the German tech giant said in...

Sunil Mittal meets telecom minister; seeks cut in taxes for sector

Sunil Mittal meets telecom minister; seeks cut in taxes for sector

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal on Thursday met Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and sought cut in taxes and levies for the sector, amid the "unprecedented" AGR crisis. Mittal said Airtel is committed to complying with the Supreme Court order on adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, and asserted that the company...

India hits back at China over Shah's Arunachal visit

India hits back at China over Shah's Arunachal visit

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

India hit back at China on Thursday over Beijing's hostile statement against Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying it did not stand to reason and understanding of India. "Our position on Arunachal Pradesh is clear and consistent. Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of India....

Mamata writes to Modi voicing concern over

Mamata writes to Modi voicing concern over "steady reduction" of central funds

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing concern over "steady reduction" of central funds to the state and "inordinate delay" in their release. In her letter, Banerjee asserted that despite that the state's GSDP grew by 10.4 per cent against the...

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