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Jan 23, 2020, 01.13 AM IST



Softbank India appoints Manoj Kohli as country head

The move comes after a nearly five-year stint as the chairman of the Japanese telecom and investment giant’s renewable energy business SB Energy.

Agencies may need court order to trace social media messages

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'Malvinder and Shivinder Mohan Singh used public money to settle personal liabilities'

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  • A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant asked the Centre and the Election Commission to file their responses within two weeks to the interim application filed by NGO 'Association for Democratic Reforms' for staying the scheme.

    Solar Energy Corporation of India is the renewable energy ministry's nodal agency that is responsible for conducting wind and solar auctions. It had issued the tender on Friday with a ceiling tariff of Rs 2.93 per unit. The ceiling tariff had earlier been revised from Rs 2.85 per unit to Rs 2.93 to encourage participation.

    The govt may present other liabilities on its books, a move that could raise fiscal deficit sharply.

    "He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," Sibal told PTI in an interview. He said Kejriwal's somewhat "subdued" response to what has been happening around has not sent the right kind of signals.

    Rajinikanth said the magazine had highlighted on cover page the procession by Periyar and that Thuglaq made brisk sales because of attempts by the then DMK Government to curtail its access. "No other journal covered it but Cho ran it on the cover of the magazine and delivered a severe condemnation," Rajinikanth had said.

    "While confidentiality about your data is guaranteed by Census Act, 1948; the same law specifies penalty for BOTH public AND census officials for non-compliance or violation of any provision of the Act," the RGI said.

    The central bank said this in a response to a petition filed by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), which wanted it to reconsider a 2018 circular directing regulated entities not to deal in cryptocurrencies. RBI said it had not banned crypto but only ringfenced regulated entities like banks from risks associated.

    NMC has become the first municipal corporation in the state to launch rebate for producing compost by garbage segregation, wastewater treatment and reuse, and persons with disabilities.

    Integrated water works would include irrigation, laying of pipelines, raising of water for ultimate retail distribution etc. That sector will probably see a very high spike in allocation compared to previous years. The water sector will have a significant multiplier effect as like roads, it involves a huge degree of labour deployment. It will have very strong job multiplier effect.

    The apex court also pulled up the Centre for filing a similar status report on a probe done by a CBI-led Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) into unravelling a larger conspiracy behind the killing of the former prime minister.

    “The huge response from entrepreneurs at the recently held global investors meet ASCEND Kerala 2020 is a reflection of high investor confidence Kerala now enjoys and an endorsement of the measures the state Government has taken,” Jayarajan said.

    Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICTC) said the inequality crisis remains unaddressed and out of control as hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty while large rewards go to those at the very top.

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