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A host of foreign nationals are relocating to India to fulfil their startup ambitions despite stumbling blocks.


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Iran to finalise new retreat from nuclear deal later Sunday

The nuclear accord between Iran and the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the US -- plus Germany was agreed in 2015. It has been hanging by a thread since the US withdrawal in May 2018, despite efforts to salvage it led by the three European nations that remain parties to the deal along with China and Russia.

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  • Japan ordered stricter immigration procedures on Sunday in response to the daring escape of ousted Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn, the first official response to an episode that has rocked the nation's legal system.

    On December 12, the govt introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Code. The bill, introduced in the Lok Sabha, seeks to remove bottlenecks and streamline the corporate insolvency resolution process, wherein successful bidders will be ring fenced from any risk of criminal proceedings for offences committed by previous promoters of companies concerned.

    The Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB) 2019 is expected to become a law in 2020 once it is reviewed by the joint parliamentary committee (JPC). The Bill also gives Indian users rights to obtain personal data, correct, erase, update and port the data from one company to another, and raise grievances.

    UCO Managing Director AK Goel said that recovery from four accounts, namely Ruchi Soya, Essar Steel, RattanIndia Power and Prayagraj Power, is complete. This may help the bank reduce net losses in the third quarter while the bank is expecting to be back in black in the fourth quarter.

    Speaking at an event where a number of academicians discussed the adverse implications of the contentious law, which has led to nationwide protests, Menon said the perception of India has changed after the law was passed.

    The state cabinet also decided to recommend to the Centre to amend Article 375 of the Constitution and make Assamese the state language permanently. Though Assamese is the state language now, Bengali and Bodo are also spoken in large sections of the state.

    Majority of the refugees in India come from three countries that are not included in the Citizenship (Amendment) Act — China, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Meanwhile, more and more Indians are seeking asylum in other countries. Proportionate to its population, India’s refugee burden is low. Pakistan, meanwhile, has the world’s second highest number of refugees.

    Kathmandu (Nepal), Dec 25 (ANI): 122 Chinese nationals were arrested from Kathmandu in a joint crackdown by Metropolitan Police Crime Divisi...

    CBI had seized documents related to the estimated Rs 13,570-crore scam from Lower Parel office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) in February last year, and is probing if the law firm helped Modi hide key evidence related to the case.

    According to Japan's Kyodo news agency, Ghosn was smuggled out with the help of two private security operatives who pretended to be part of a group of musicians for a Christmas party at his residence. The news comes a day after prosecutors raided the residence as part of an initial probe into his flight.

    Relatively unknown in Iran until the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, Soleimani's popularity and mystique grew out American officials calling for his killing. By the time it came a decade and a half later, Soleimani had become Iran's most recognizable battlefield commander, ignoring calls to enter politics but becoming as powerful, if not more, than its civilian leadership.

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