INDIA - Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case and was sent to police custody till March 29 after being denied bail. The 48-year-old businessman was arrested from Holborn on Tuesday afternoon on behalf of Indian authorities and was produced before a judge at the Westminster Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
MUMBAI - Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Communications, has thanked Reliance Industries Chairman, Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani for their support regarding payment of dues to Ericsson as all the RCOM's outstanding to the Swedish company stand cleared. "The requisite payment of Rs 550 crore and interest thereon to Ericsson has been completed today in compliance of the judgment of the Supreme Court,"
HYDERABAD - Three more persons, including Telugu film comedian Surya Prasad, were arrested on Thursday in the murder case of Florida-based NRI businessman Chigurupati Jayaram, police said. Besides Prasad, the police also took Kishore and Anji Reddy into custody. Deputy Commissioner of Police A.R. Srinivas told reporters that they have almost completed the investigations into the case.
MUMBAI - There were fireworks and an aerial act at the glitzy celebration night here on Sunday for newly-weds Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta. A host of Bollywood celebrities, politicians and sportspersons came together to celebrate the couple's union. Akash, son of Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani, and Shloka, youngest daughter of diamond merchant Russell Mehta,
NEW DELHI - Withdrawal of special duty benefits by the United States has got the Indian government into a high level internal consultation process on the options it has, including abandoning the proposed trade package. "We have been working on an extensive trade package with the US and the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) is an integral part of it. Without GSP, the trade package is irrelevant," said a senior government official.
ISLAMABAD - A dossier submitted by India lacks "concrete evidence" linking Pakistan with the suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers, Islamabad said on Tuesday, as it arrested the brother and son of JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar and 42 others as part of a crackdown on Islamist groups following intense diplomatic pressure. The brother, Mufti Abdur Rauf, and Hammad Azhar, a son of the now reportedly ailing...
ISLAMABAD - The captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot will be freed on Friday "as a peace gesture", Pakistan Prime Minister announced on Thursday, hours after Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Imran Khan was ready to talk to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to de-escalate tensions between the two neighbours. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman of the IAF was captured by Pakistanis on Wednesday...
NEW DELHI - Pakistan claimed on Tuesday that Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and returned after the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) scrambled war planes. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asif Ghafoor tweeted early Tuesday and Radio Pakistan claimed that the IAF planes dropped payload in haste before leaving, which fell near Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
THE HAGUE - Against the backdrop of the Pulwama terror attack, India battled Pakistan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) by asserting that the trial of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan did not meet minimum standards of natural and human rights and urged the court to declare that his detention since 2016 for espionage was "unlawful" and order his release. India also insisted on consular access for Jadhav,
NEW DELHI - The international community has strongly condemned the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF personnel, with US President Donald Trump asking Pakistan to "end immediately" the support and safe haven provided to all terrorist groups operating on its soil. "The US calls on Pakistan to end immediately the support and safe haven provided to all terrorist...