Refuting opposition charges that little was being done to get back illicit money stashed away by Indians abroad, finance minister Arun Jaitley said a lot of ground has been covered and 250 people have conceded to overseas bank accounts.
The timing could not have been more off the mark. When the nation was observing the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, some political leaders in Tamil Nadu were celebrating the 60th birth anniversary of Velupillai Prabhakaran.
Australian batsman Phil Hughes continued to fight for life as he remained in a critical condition after being struck on the head in a freak accident during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Karnataka defended their title in grand style after their top-order led by centurion Mayank Agarwal rose to the occasion to crush a hapless Punjab by 156 runs in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final, at Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
Sergio Aguero scored a sensational hat-trick as Manchester City stunned 10-man Bayern Munich 3-2 on Tuesday to reignite their hopes of reaching the Champions League last 16.
She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says 'it's difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country' due to the prevailing 'gender inequality' and called for an urgent need to bring about a cultural change.
Japanese financial services giant Nippon will hike its stake in India's top fund house Reliance Mutual Fund from 26% to 49%, while investing Rs. 657 crore for the first tranche of 9%.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's founder and executive chairman Jack Ma Wednesday said he wanted to invest more in India.
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