ED issues show-cause notice to NDTV for FEMA violation

New Delhi, Oct 18 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday served a show-cause notice on news broadcaster NDTV for allegedly flouting foreign exchange regulations in availing of overseas and foreign direct investment facilities of over Rs 4,300 crore. In a statement, the financial probe agency said: “The investigation showed FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act) […]

Policeman-turned-pimp sentenced to 309 years in jail

Bangkok, Oct 18 : A policeman-turned-pimp was on Thursday convicted of multiple counts of flesh trading in northern Thailand and sentenced to a record 309 years in prison. The former police warrant officer, Yuthachai Thongchart, was convicted guilty by the Criminal Court of multiple counts of forced prostitution preying on underage girls in Mae Hong […]

Court records gutted in UP after miscreants torch chamber

Lucknow, Oct 18 : Hundreds of files and documents were gutted after unidentified miscreants on Thursday set on fire a chamber of a court in Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli district, police said. The court of the Special Additional District Judge, where the incident happened, functions out of the premises of a degree college in the district. […]

Michael B. Jordan to star in ‘The Silver Bear’

Los Angeles, Oct 18 : Actor Michael B. Jordan will star in and produce Lionsgates film adaptation of assassin story “The Silver Bear”. A director has not yet been attached to the project, reports variety.com. “The Silver Bear” is based on the book series by Derek Haas, the screenwriter for “Wanted” and “3:10 to Yuma”. […]

Ex-BSP MP’s son surrenders before Delhi court

New Delhi, Oct 18 : Former BSP MP’s son, who had threatened a man with a gun at a luxury hotel here, surrendered on Thursday in a city court a day after a non-bailable warrant (NBW) was issued against him. Ashish Pandey, son of former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Rakesh Pandey, surrendered before Metropolitan […]