Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) A senior ED official related to the probe told IANS that the agency registered the case on the basis of an FIR lodged by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Chennai Police in the interest of millions of aggrieved investors of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF) which abruptly closed down its six debt schemes in April 2020.


Digvijaya to lead farmers' protest in MP

Bhopal, March 3 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh will be spearheading the farmers' agitation against the Centre's contentious farm laws, across various districts in the state, beginning from Wednesday.


Infosys, Accenture to pay for vaccination of their staff

Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) Global software majors Infosys and Accenture on Wednesday said they would pay for the vaccination of their employees.


Haryana Home Minister 'annoyed' over DGP's extension

Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) In another "war of supremacy" between Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Home Minister Anil Vij, the latter has expressed 'annoyance' over granting extension to state police chief Manoj Yadava for one year.


Bengal BJP leaders reach Delhi to finalise party candidates

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The BJP leadership in West Bengal, which is fighting a high octane Assembly polls to topple the Mamata Banerjee-led government in the eastern state, reached the national capital on Wednesday evening to finalise the party candidates for the ensuing elections...


6 scribes, including AP photographer, charged by Myanmar

Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Myanmar's military junta have formally brought criminal charges against an Associated Press photographer and five other local journalists over their coverage of anti-coup protests, their lawyer said.

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RTI activist claims to have CDs of another K'taka minister

Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) RTI activistDinesh Kallahalli, who shot to fame after releasing 'sensational sleaze CD' containing intimate relationship of former minister Ramesh Jarakiholi with a woman, on Wednesday claimed that he has CDs of three more persons including a minister and h...


Barapullah-3 project hits land acquisition hurdle

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Commuters waiting for the signal-free ride from Delhi's East to South will have to wait for another one-and-a-half year as the under-construction Barapullah Phase-3 elevated corridor project, connecting Mayur Vihar-1 to Sarai Kale Khan, is still facing the ...


Turkish businesses welcome easing of Covid-19 restrictions

Ankara, March 4 (IANS) In Turkey's capital city Ankara, there is a glimmer of hope among businesses following the partial easing of months-long coronavirus restrictions.


Russia threatens to retaliate against US, EU sanctions

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Russia on Wednesday threatened to retaliate against the sanctions imposed on it by the US and the EU for allegedly poisoning an opposition leader.



Ace boxer Mary Kom enters 51kg semis, ensures medal

Castellon (Spain), March 4 (IANS) In her first match in a year, six-time world champion MC Mary Kom beat GiordanaSorrentino of Italy to reach the women's 51kg semi-finals and ensure a medal at the Boxam Elite International tournament here.


Why Alice Evans is 'scared' after Loan Gruffud's decision to divorce her (Lead)

Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Actress Alice Evans, took to Instagram on Wednesday to express her shock and sadness over actor Loan Gruffud, filing for divorce from her.


Govt working on reintroduction of Cheetah: Javadekar

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the government has been working on reintroduction of Cheetah in the country.


Film frat shows its political colour ahead of Bengal polls

Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) As election temperature soars in poll-bound West Bengal, political parties have opened their doors to local cine-stars, virtually offering them an alternative career path to join the mainstream electoral politics.

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.


FB Oversight Board 'a bit frustrated' already

London, March 3 (IANS) The Facebook Oversight Board (FOB) is already feeling a bit frustrated due to the expectation of making binary choices in cases that it is dealing with.


Spot these rare and exotic animals only in India

New Delhi, March 3 (IANSlife) With over millions of species breathing on earth, the world celebrates Wildlife Day today, March 3, to raise awareness of global flora and fauna. There are many rare and extoic animals that can be found only in India.

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