Top Afghan negotiator in Taliban talks arrives in Pakistan

September 29, 2020

Afghanistan's top official in negotiations with the Taliban arrived in Pakistan's capital Monday on a three-day trip during which he will meet with the country's prime minister and other government officials. Abdullah Abdullah, who leads the Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation, was received by top governmen | Read more|

Dairy Maker Kwality Charged By CBI With Rs.1,400 Crore Bank Loan Fraud

September 22, 2020

Kwality Limited, one of the country's most popular dairy product makers, has been charged with cheating a group of banks of Rs. 1,400 crore in a case of fraud filed by the CBI. The investigating agency filed the case after searches at eight locations including Delhi on Monday. Those named by the CBI include Kwality's d | Read more|

A Court Reprieve For Trump's H-1B Visa Ban, Challenged By 169 Indians

September 17, 2020

The Donald Trump administration's move in US to curtail H-1B visas widely used by foreign technology workers survived an initial court challenge. US President Donald Trump's June 22 proclamation declaring foreign workers a risk to the US labor market amid the coronavirus pandemic triggered pushback from workers and bus | Read more|

Amazon To Launch Online Pharmacy In India

August 14, 2020
Newsdesk Inc said on Friday it will launch an online pharmacy in India that will serve the city of Bengaluru, the latest move by the e-commerce giant to widen its reach in a key growth market. The service, "Amazon Pharmacy", will offer both over-the-counter and prescription-based drugs, basic health devices and tradi | Read more|

Odisha reports 1,341 new COVID-19 cases

August 11, 2020

Odishas COVID-19 tally rose to 48,796 with the detection of 1,341 new cases, a health department official said on Tuesday. Ten more patients lost their lives, following which the toll rose to 296, he said. Three people each died in Ganjam and Khurda district while Sunderharh, Rayagada, Puri and Balasore reported one fa | Read more|

Trump says generals feel Beirut blast was likely an 'attack'

August 5, 2020

President Donald Trump said US military generals have told him that they seem to feel the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a terrible attack likely caused by a bomb. Trump was asked why he called it an attack and not an accident, especially since Lebanese officials say th | Read more|

More Than 100 Killed In Huge Blast In Lebanon's Capital Beirut

August 5, 2020

Rescuers searched for survivors in Beirut Wednesday after a cataclysmic explosion at the port sowed devastation across entire neighbourhoods, killing more than 100 people, wounding thousands and plunging Lebanon deeper into crisis. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammoniu | Read more|

Yes Bank takes possession of Anil Ambani's group HQ

July 30, 2020

Yes Bank has taken over the headquarter of Anil Ambani's group in surburban Santacruz for failure to repay dues worth Rs 2,892 crore. The private sector lender has also taken possession of two flats in South Mumbai for the non-payment of dues by Reliance Infrastructure, according to a notice published by Yes Bank in a | Read more|

Coronavirus: 15 inmates of Bengal prison test positive

July 1, 2020

Fifteen inmates of a prison in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday. The infected inmates of the Baruipur Central Correctional Home are asymptomatic and have been admitted to an isolation ward of the prison hospital, an official of the Correctional Serv | Read more|

Cobrapost Impact: CBI registers case against Dewan Housing

June 26, 2020

According to a Press Release dated 25 June 2020, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a Charge sheet against M/s Dewan Housing Finance Ltd; ShriKapil Rajesh Wadhawan; ShriDheeraj Rajesh Wadhawan; M/s Belief Realtors Pvt. Ltd; M/s RKW Developers Pvt. Ltd; M/s DOIT Urban Ventures (India) Pvt. Ltd; Ms. RoshniKapo | Read more|

Ambani nears deal with top GCC sovereign funds

June 3, 2020

Three of the largest Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are in advanced talks to invest in Reliance Industries Ltd.'s digital arm, people familiar with the matter said, potentially adding to the roster of marquee investors that have piled into the business. | Read more|

Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki emerges as COVID-19 hotspot

May 21, 2020

Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district has emerged as the new COVID-19 hotspot as 95 new cases of the virus were reported in a single day, half of them migrant workers returning from other states. District Magistrate, Barabanki, Aadarsh Kumar, said on Wednesday that of the 245 samples sent for testing on May 15-16, 95 have | Read more|