The only foreign bank affected in Nirav Modi/Mehul Choksi fraud case turns out to be Intesa Sanpaolo SPA whose Hong Kong branch was called upon to provide money to Gitanjali Gems against a foreign letter of credit (FLC) issued by the Punjab National Bank (PNB).The amount raised through the Hong Kong branch of the Italy-based bank by the Gitanjali group company headed by Mehul C. Choksi -- who left the country in January -- is $2,200,011.65 (Rs 14.08 crore) against an FLC given by PNB, which is coming...
Team India captain Virat Kohli can also be said as Run Mchine as his bat continues to show blasts in almost every match he plays. India won the series 5-1 defeating South Africa by eight wickets in the 6th ODI match at Centurian with Virat Kohli’s historic 35th hundred. India won its first series on South African land. This was the biggest win of India outside the subcontinent.
India achieved the target of 205 by losing two wickets in 32.1 overs. Kohli scored an unbeaten 129 in 96 balls which...
The weekly trade in the Indian equity markets was almost flat. However, a slew of domestic developments like a $1.8 billion fraud reported by the Punjab National Bank (PNB) and release of major macro-economic data impacted the movements of the two key equity indices, analysts said.On a weekly basis, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) rose a tad by 5 points or 0.01 per cent to close at 34,010.76 points.The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed trade at 10,452.30 points...
Among the many new actresses swaying their way into the hearts of film lovers, Mohenjo Daro actress Pooja Hegde is surely at the top of her league. The young beauty often leaves the internet users spellbound with her refreshing face paired with sensual attitude.
A post shared by Pooja Hegde (@hegdepooja) on Feb 15, 2018 at 6:52pm PST
Hedge is one of the actresses who knows her assets and uses the same for her benefit. Slaying in an all-black outfit, Pooja looked like a complete...
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday found the accused Imran Ali guilty of raping and murdering seven years old Zainab in Kasur and awarded him four counts of death penalty.
The verdict, which was announced at Lahore’s Central Jail, also added one life term, a 7-year jail term and Rs 3.2 million in fine.
Among the punishments, the four death penalties were for kidnapping, raping and murdering Zainab, and for committing an act of terrorism punishable under Section 7 of the Anti Terrorism...
Toni Kroos, who excelled in Madrid's 3-1 defeat of Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday, has suffered a sprain to the exterior lateral ligament in his left knee.
The German midfielder collided with Kylian Mbappe in the 34th minute, at which point the former Bayern Munich star was also penalised for the foul.
"Following tests carried out on Toni Kroos, he has been diagnosed with a sprain to the exterior lateral ligament in the left knee. His recovery will continue to be assessed,"...
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Releases Video Welcoming PM Modi
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September 24 , 2015 , 13:28 IST
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in New York for his second US visit, India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai greeted the PM via a Youtube video.
[caption id="attachment_129756" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by the people on his arrival in New York on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)[/caption]
"It is an honour to welcome PM Narendra Modi to Silicon Valley this weekend," he added. "I hope PM Modi's visit will energise people in the Silicon Valley."
"We're looking forward to your remarks at the SAP Centre in San Jose, and also when you come to Google," Mr Pichai said.
Lauding Digital India initiative, Pichai said, "India is undergoing its own revolution. This will get people in rural areas online. Low cost of bandwidth, offline strategy, affordable phones will connect more people."
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The first Indian leader to visit California in more than three decades, PM Modi will have meetings with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and electric carmaker Tesla's iconic CEO Elon Musk, among others.
Besides a town-hall style Q&A session at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, PM Modi will also be meeting Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai and Shantanu Narayen, the India-born CEOs of Microsoft, Google, and Adobe respectively.
Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit the Bay Area since Morarji Desai picked up an award at University of California, Berkeley in 1978 and Indira Gandhi visited Los Angeles in 1982.