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ICC World Cup 2019 winners to earn four million dollars

The total prize pot of 10 million dollars will see the runners-up take home 2 million dollars and the losing semi-finalists 8 lakh dollars each at the end of the 46-day tournament being played across 11 venues in UK from May 30. There are prizes for each league match won, …

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Curtains down on campaigning

The over 2-month-long election marathon has now reached its last leg. Friday saw campaigning for the 7th phase of polling coming to an end. Although canvassing for votes for the 9 remaining to be polled Lok sabha seats in West Bengal had been curtailed prematurely on Thursday, Sunday will see …

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Centre extends GST return filing dates in Odisha

The Centre has extended the deadlines for filing of Goods and Services Tax returns for taxpayers registered in 14 cyclone-hit districts in Odisha. The date for filing GST returns for April 2019 has been extended from May 20th to June 20th. Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Debasish Panda reviewed the …

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West Bengal: BJP candidate from Dum Dum attacked

Attacks on leaders from other parties in West Bengal continue as BJP candidate from Dum Dum, Samik Bhattacharya attacked in Nagerbazar area on Thursday night. His vehicle was complete vandalised. Samik Bhattacharya has claimed that the attack was carried out by Trinamool Congress.

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SC gives 7 day to Rajeev Kumar to seek legal remedies

The Supreme Court has vacated interim protection given to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest by CBI over his alleged role in destroying evidence in Saradha chit fund case. The Apex Court has, however, granted a seven- day protection to Rajeev Kumar from arrest and allowed him time …

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U.S. President Trump unveils merit based immigration system

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans. Trump’s plan is aimed at trying to unite Republicans ahead of the November 2020 presidential and congressional elections. In …

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Campaigning ends for 7th & Last phase

Political parties have gone full throttle in a bid to woo voters on a number of issues, ranging from development to corruption to national security. This last, but not the least, phase will see fate of leaders like PM Narendra Modi, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, …

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Police apprehended fake NIA officer

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police apprehended one accused Karnati Guruvinod kumar Reddy held in cheating his friends and relatives by introducing himself as Addl. Superintendent of Police, National Investigation Agency, Hyderabad (T.S) and seized one Dummy Pistol along with Pouch, one Fake ID Card of Asst. Commandant – NIA, Two Fake Rubber …

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Telangana State BJP condemns Mamatha Banerjee

Telangana : Telangana state BJP strongly condemns the unsavoury and unparliamentary language that Ms. Mamatha Banerjee, Chief Minister of Bengal used against the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.  It is unfortunate that a Chief Minister of a State uses such horrific language against the Prime Minister unmindful of the fact …

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Akhilesh bows to Mayawati,campaigns for a “stranger”

Lucknow : Politics makes strange bed-fellows.It is nothing but true considered in the light of some recent political developments in Uttar Pradesh. Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav was dead against Ansari brothers because of their “criminal” background and opposed merger of their party Quami Ekta Dal with his party before the …

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Chanda Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar appear before ED

Enforcement Directorate is questioning former ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar along with her husband Deepak Kochhar for the fifth consecutive day on Friday in New Delhi.  They are being questioned in connection with the ICICI-Videocon loan case. Last week,  the ED  had summoned Kochhar to record her statement …

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DRI busts global drone smuggling racket

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted an international racket involving smugglers from Pakistan, China, Myanmar and India to import high-end drones, remotely-piloted aircraft, into the country through the north-eastern border.  The shipment of drones and other related items, worth 1 crore rupees, was intercepted and seized by the DRI …

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‘Game of Thrones’ fans prepare for the final episode

Some 600,000 fans worldwide had signed a Change.org petition by Thursday criticizing Season 8 of the HBO series and calling for a remake. “This series deserves a final season that makes sense,” said Dylan D, from Texas, who launched the “Remake Game of Thrones Season 8” petition ahead of Sunday’s …

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