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The board of India's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank has ordered an independent probe into allegations of 'conflict of interest' and 'quid pro quo' in bank's MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar's dealing with certain borrowers.


No bids have been received so far for stake in Air India, the Union government said on Wednesday even as it hoped of getting a good response on the last day of the formal bidding process on Thursday.


China today said the Trump adminstration is hurting its own credibility by every "flip-flop and U-turn" on trade tariffs, and warned that it does not want a trade war but will take forceful measures to defend its legitimate interests.


The Trump administration's move to impose a hefty 25 per cent tariff on the USD 50 billion worth of Chinese goods and tighten its noose against China's alleged theft of US' intellectual property rights will have an adverse impact on American consumers, industry leader


The Enforcement Directorate has attached a Rs 52.80 crore wind farm owned by Nirav Modi's family in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer in connection with its money laundering investigation into the over USD 2 billion PNB fraud case, the probe agency said today.


India and Indonesia have agreed to double their efforts to boost bilateral trade to USD 50 billion by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday after holding comprehensive talks with President Joko Widodo.


IT company HCL Infosystems on Tuesday reported widening of consolidated net loss to Rs 241 crore in the quarter ended March 2018.
The company had posted a net loss of Rs 124.11 crore in the same period a year ago.


Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday directed insurance companies to expedite the process of settling farmers' claims and deposit the crop cover amount into their bank accounts by June 7.


Justice R K Agrawal, who retired as Supreme Court judge earlier this month, was appointed the president of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) recently. He will succeed Justice D K Jain, who completes his term on May 31.


Markets regulator Sebi has sought information from Jet Airways following a complaint of alleged fraudulent practices.

New Delhi/Mumbai

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday conducted fresh searches in five states in connection with the NSEL money laundering probe case, officials said.

Kuala Lampur

Shares of budget carrier AirAsia fell to a six-month low on Wednesday after Indian authorities raided the airline's local offices and accused its boss Tony Fernandes of illegally obtaining operating licences.-*


India today sought the help of United Kingdom for early extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya and former IPL honcho Lalit Modi and in locating diamantaire Nirav Modi during the third Indo-UK home affairs dialogue here, officials said.


President Ram Nath Kovind today described the armed forces as a "rare breed of human beings" and said they are a symbol of excellence and dedication for the entire country.


The Delhi High Court today held that a court in Bengaluru has the jurisdiction to hear the dispute between ISRO's Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia which has won an arbitral award of USD 672 million from an international tribunal.


Congress leader P Chidambaram today rushed to a trial court and the Delhi High Court seeking protection from arrest in corruption cases relating to the Aircel Maxis deal and the INX Media, in which he has been asked by probe agencies to join investigations.

Navi Mumbai

Technology tools exist to monitor each and every movement of a person and it is important to address challenges like privacy through use of big data, Union minister Vijay Goel said today. "Today, the world has become highly interconnected and Internet dependent.


In a virulent attack on the Election Commission (EC) over complaints of malfunctioning of EVMs and VVPAT machines in bypolls, the Shiv Sena today dubbed the poll panel, democracy and elections as "mistress" of those in power.


The Calcutta High Court administration has framed rules that consider strike by lawyers as interference to dispensation of justice in accordance with a Supreme Court order that said lawyers have no right to strike.


Amid outrage over the alleged honour killing of a 23-year-old man in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said stern action would be taken against erring police officials in the case.


Over 10,000 girls and women received self defence training during a 15 days training camp organised here under the Sashakti scheme, police said today.

Gaza City

Israel said it struck 25 more Hamas sites overnight after a barrage of rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinian claims of a ceasefire today after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.


Security forces moved in on the biggest migrant camp in the French capital today where some 1,700 people lived in makeshift tents alongside a canal.


In an unusual move, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called for a national debate on the future civil-military relations, the role of the judiciary and other state institutions in the country.


Congress president Rahul Gandhi condoled the death of former Himachal Pradesh Governor and Congress leader Urmila Singh.


A girl allegedly committed suicide at her house in Dabri area here after failing in CBSE Class 10 examination, police said today.


The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today effected a shake-up in its party ranks, appointing its coordinator O Panneerselvam's son to a key post.


Setting aside political differences, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today congratulated Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken's son for his good performance in the CBSE Class 10 examination.


Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who is undergoing treatment in the US, today greeted Goans on the statehood day and hailed the developmental projects undertaken by the Centre in the coastal state. The Goa Statehood Day is celebrated every year on May 30.


A Kerala-based man, who was kept under observation at a hospital in Goa after showing symptoms of Nipah virus, has tested negative for the deadly infection.