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Former Washington Archbishop, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.(AP)

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen

AP | , Boston
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 03:46 AM IST
McCarrick is the first cardinal in the US to ever be criminally charged with a sexual crime against a minor, according to Mitchell Garabedian, a well-known lawyer for church sexual abuse victims who is representing the man alleging the abuse by McCarrick.
STEM students are allowed two more years. There are about 80,000 Indian students in the US on OPT.(Bloomberg)
STEM students are allowed two more years. There are about 80,000 Indian students in the US on OPT.(Bloomberg)

Bill moved to wind up US work programme

By HT Correspondent, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:38 AM IST
  • Congressman Paul A Gosar along with Congressman Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs and Matt Gaetz introduced the Fairness for High-Skilled Americans Act, a legislation that would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act on the Optional Practice Training (OPT).
International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said there was nothing to suggest a link between the Games and the rising figures in Japan.
International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said there was nothing to suggest a link between the Games and the rising figures in Japan.

New Covid-19 cases hit record high in Japan

Agencies | , Tokyo, Cairo
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:29 AM IST
  • As new cases topped 10k for the 1st time, IOC says there is no link between the surge and the Games
Union minister Smriti Irani’s son performing bhoomi pujan for her house in Amethi. (Sourced image)
Union minister Smriti Irani’s son performing bhoomi pujan for her house in Amethi. (Sourced image)

Union minister Smriti Irani’s son performs bhoomi pujan for her house in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi

By Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:34 AM IST
During the campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Smriti Irani, who went on to wrest the Amethi seat from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, had promised to build a house in the district if she won so that locals could meet her easily and didn’t have to go to Delhi
The loans were given to finance construction, but the value of the underlying collateral, such as land, was grossly inflated.(MINT)
The loans were given to finance construction, but the value of the underlying collateral, such as land, was grossly inflated.(MINT)

Yes Bank grapples with legacy issues of founder

Livemint | By Gopika Gopakumar, Deborshi Chaki, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:23 AM IST
  • Since founder Kapoor’s departure as managing director and chief executive of Yes Bank, several of these large exposures of the private sector lender have soured.
Chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry Krishnamurthy Subramanian(MINT_PRINT)
Chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry Krishnamurthy Subramanian(MINT_PRINT)

GST slab rationalisation on cards: CEA

Livemint | By Asit Ranjan Mishra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:23 AM IST
  • The original plan was to have a three-rate structure of GST, Subramanian said. “However, what we have to be very cognizant about is that often with policymaking, you don’t want perfect to become the enemy of excellent.
The penalties start from a minimum of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>50,000 or <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 lakh, depending on the breach, and go up to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 lakh or 25% of the fee charged by the professional, whichever is higher.(MINT_PRINT)
The penalties start from a minimum of 50,000 or 1 lakh, depending on the breach, and go up to 2 lakh or 25% of the fee charged by the professional, whichever is higher.(MINT_PRINT)

IBBI notifies heavy monetary fines for bankruptcy agents

Livemint | By Gireesh Chandra Prasad, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:24 AM IST
  • Erring agents will be fined up to 25% of the fee charged by them, an order from the IBBI said
The transaction involves the sale of shares worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>500 crore and warrants worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,350 crore.(Reuters | Representational image)
The transaction involves the sale of shares worth 500 crore and warrants worth 1,350 crore.(Reuters | Representational image)

Tata dives into new biz with Tejas stake

Livemint | By Swaraj Singh Dhanjal , Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:24 AM IST
  • Tejas will utilise the capital infusion by Tata Sons to invest in R&D, sales and marketing.
The facility is currently available for CHB housing schemes at Sectors 49, 51-A and 63 in Chandigarh. (HT Photo)
The facility is currently available for CHB housing schemes at Sectors 49, 51-A and 63 in Chandigarh. (HT Photo)

Now, Chandigarh Housing Board allottees can access dues’ details online

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 01:50 AM IST
All details of around 17,000 allottees of small flats, around 1,700 allottees of affordable rental scheme and around 4,500 allottees of commercial units have been made available on www.chbonline.in
Police also recovered fake documents showing her as a member of the CHB committee and authorising her to make allotments on the board’s behalf. (HT Photo)
Police also recovered fake documents showing her as a member of the CHB committee and authorising her to make allotments on the board’s behalf. (HT Photo)

Woman held for duping couple of 87 lakh for Chandigarh Housing Board flat, booth

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 01:45 AM IST
The accused, Manjit Kaur, a resident of Sector 49, lured Madan Gopal Gupta and his wife by claiming that she was close to UT administrator VP Singh Badnore and also a member of the CHB allotment committee
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