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Indians rush for US citizenship before Trump can shut doors

Uncertainty over the Donald Trump administration’s immigration policies, coupled with a desire to vote in the upcoming elections this year, have led many immigrants residing in the US to opt for citizenship.

New Islamic State group leader identified: Report

Intelligence services have identified the new leader of the Islamic State (IS) group as Ami...

Watsa-backed Digit raises $84m from domestic PEs

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  • The draft text of the new law dated Nov. 15 does not cover demands related to enforcement of tax obligations.

    Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 62.50 points, or 0.51 per cent, lower at 12,210, indicating a negative start for Dalal Street.

    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.

    Canada's arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei's founder, in late 2018 at America's request enraged Beijing to the point it detained two Canadians in apparent retaliation.

    The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.

    Delivering the Nani Palkhivala Centenary Celebrations Lecture, organised by the Palkhivala Foundation , on "Road Map to $5 Trillion Economy", the Finance Minister said her earnest attempt is to decriminalise matters concerning the Companies Act or other related laws, and also cited Tata Group Head N. Chandrasekharan's speech in Mumbai on Monday where he had said government should trust its own citizens.

    Liquidation amount would be distributed to company’s creditors in accordance with the “waterfall” mechanism set out in Section 53 of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as per the plan. Under this mechanism, all claims of secured financial creditors must be fully paid before payments are made to unsecured financial creditors, who must in turn be fully paid before operational creditors.

    BJP should re-think its strategy. Modi should publicly contradict Home Minister Shah’s pledge to force a NRC.

    However, the Governor, who was on his way to Ayodhya, told reporters at the airport that no explanation of theirs (government) can satisfy him as what they did was "unlawful" and "not legally correct".

    The Kerala government earlier this week moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act, seeking to declare it violative of the principles of equality, freedom and secularism enshrined in the Constitution. It was the first state government to challenge the act and the Kerala Assembly was the first to pass a resolution against the law.

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday had registered a case against former officials of the National Co-operative Consumer Federation (NCCF) and others over alleged irregularities in supply of coal to the Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) in 2010.

    The Dubai-based businessman has also been summoned by the agency in the past for questioning on his alleged links with Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari. Thampi has been arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

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