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Daughter Of Yes Bank Founder Arrested At Mumbai Airport

Roshni Kapoor, daughter of Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, was apprehended at the Mumbai airport while she’s boarding a flight to London. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has already issued a lookout notice against her and other family members of Rana Kapoor.

Rana Kapoor arrested

On Sunday, the Yes Bank founder was arrested and sent to the custody of ED till March 11 by a Mumbai court. He was arrested on the charges of money laundering after hours of investigation and searches at the residents of his daughters – Roshni Kapoor, Rakhee Kapoor Tandon, and Radha Kapoor – inDelhi and Mumbai.

Allegations on Rana Kapoor

In the court, the ED lawyer Sunil Gonsalves alleged that Yes Bank had bought debentures of Dewan Housing and Finance Ltd. worth Rs. 3,700 crore. Dewan Housing had granted a loan of Rs. 600 crore to Doit, a company owned by daughters of Rana Kapoor.

The lawyer further alleged that crime of Yes Bank was amounted to Rs. 4,300 crore. Also, that Rana Kapoor had refused to cooperate with the investigation.

Rana Kapoor denied allegations

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Amit Panghal Is The First Indian Boxer To Enter Men’s World Championships Final

Amit Panghal created history by entering the final round of men’s World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. He defeated Kazakhstan’s SakenBibbisinov by split decision (3-2) in the semi-final of the flyweight (48kg-52kg) division.

Gold medal round for Phangal

Amit Panghal will take on ShakhobidinZoirov of Uzbekistan. He has been Rio Olympic champion in 52 kg category and has defeated BillalBennama of France in the semifinal category. It is the first time when Panghal will meet Zoirov.

Bronze medal for India

In another match, Manish Kaushik settled for a bronze medal after losing the game the reigning world champion, Andy Gomez Cruz of Cuba. He lost the lightweight (57kg-63kg) match by unanimous decision (5-0).

But both the boxers have qualified for the upcoming Olympic qualifier in Wuhan, China. The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has already announced that boxers with medals at the Worlds will be automatic choice for Olympic qualifiers.

What does this feat mean to India?

Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik gave India immense hope as the country had never won more than a single bronze in the previous tournaments. … Read the rest

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Could World Test Championship Revive Test Cricket?

The International Cricket Council almost removed ODIs from the newly released the Future Tours Programme (FTP) for the cycle till 2022. The new FTP has limited the maximum number of ODIs in bilateral series to three but the number of T20s has been shot up.

Highlights of FTP

Revival of ODIs

ICC has been aggressive in its approach to promote T20s but it says that the new format would help in globalizing the sport. Presently, ICC is putting little focus on ODIs but the popular format could see resurgence before the 2023 World Cup. Also, ICC has suggested a minimum number of games format to make a new qualification system. But ICC won’t interfere in bilateral series played between two countries.

Test Cricket and World Test Championship

Starting World Test Championship is a great idea but it is still at its nascent stage. But ICC is trying to … Read the rest

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Xi Jinping Won’t Discuss Kashmir With Modi

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to India in October but they won’t talk Kashmir. The dates of meeting are yet to be finalized but both the countries agree that it would be an informal meeting without aides.

Conclusion from the last meeting

The two leaders met in Wuhan last year but the meeting remained informal. They discussed strategic matters that are of bigger importance instead of concentrating their talks on one or two specific issues especially Kashmir.

Chinese stand on Kashmir

China raised the issue of Kashmir in United Nations but Kashmir has never been an issue between India and China. The leaders met last year but didn’t discuss Kashmir. They will again meet in October and discuss strategic issues only.

Belt and Road Initiative

Xi Jinping is likely to push his Belt and Road Initiative during his talks with India. Chinese government wants India to be a partner country in its road initiatives. Also, the Chinese government would discuss measures that can help in safeguarding peace and stability in the border areas. The Chinese government promised … Read the rest

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Narendra Modi Visits Gujrat On His 69th Birthday

PM Narendra Modi turns 69 today. Last year, he celebrated his birthday with school children of his constituency Varanasi. But this year, he’s in Gujrat to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and inaugurate Namami Narmade Mahotsav.

Visit to the Statue of Unity

Narendra Modi visited the statue he inaugurated on the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel last year. There he paid tributes to the Iron Man of India and shared pictures of the jungle safari and cactus garden on social media. He praised the statue in his tweets and video.

Namami Narmade Mahotsav

PM Modi along with Gujrat CM Vijay Rupani came to the Narmada dam, he inaugurated in 2017 and offered prayers to river Narmada to mark the beginning of the NamamiNarmade Mahotsav.

Narmada dam would provide potable water to 131 urban centers and 9,633 villages that is 53% of Gujrat. Also, the dam would provide irrigation facility to 18.54 hectares, covering 3,112 villages in 15 districts of the state.

Visit to Duttatreya Mandir Later PM Modi visited the Duttatreya Mandir in Garudeshwar village and a children’s park. Finally, he addressed a public … Read the rest

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PM Modi To Address 50,000 Indian-Americans Jointly With US President Trump

According to English news headlines, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are going to create history on September 22 by jointly addressing more than 50,000 Indian-Americans in a joint rally at NRG Stadium in Houston.

What is this event?

PM Modi is going to address the Indian-American community in a mega Houston event “Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams” organized by a non-profit Texas India Forum. It is a newly formed body of Indian-American organizations in the US.

What is the significance of the event?

It is the third major address by PM Modi and first after his reelection as Prime Minister. He first addressed Indian-Americans in 2014 at the Madison Square Garden in New York and the second time in 2016 in the Silicone Valley. Both the events were attended by 20,000 audience. But the third one on September 22 is going to be big with 50,000 audience have already registered for the event.

Modi Trump joint rally

Both the leaders displayed bonhomie by announcing the joint rally. Also, it would be the third meeting between the two leaders. The earlier … Read the rest