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24 May, 2017 12:22 PM I-T unearths 400 benami deals, attaches Rs 600-crore properties

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department on Wednesday said it has identified over 400 benami transactions and attached properties worth Rs 600 crore in about 240 cases. Keen to implement the new Benami Act to ensure "visible outcomes on the ground", the tax department last week set up 24 dedicated Benami Prohibition Units (BPUs) all over India. The department 24

23 May, 2017 5:09 PM Did you know that Bond star Roger Moore had an Udaipur connection?

NEW DELHI: Roger Moore, the third James Bond, came to India twice that included a trip in 1982 for the shooting of "Octopussy". His second visit came 23 years later in 2005 as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador promoting the use of iodised salt. The British actor passed away today in Switzerland after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 89. A file picture 15

23 May, 2017 4:17 PM Chandraswami, the rise and fall of a high flyer

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers NEW DELHI: Once a frequent high-flyer who could boast of the rich and famous as friends, controversial self-styled godman Chandraswami rose to national prominence due to his proximity to former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao but he died today in obscurity 14

23 May, 2017 3:17 PM Seven Sukhoi-30 planes crashed since induction into IAF in 1997

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers NEW DELHI: A frontline aircraft of the Indian Air Force, seven Sukhoi-30 fighter planes have crashed since their induction into the IAF in 1997. A SU-30 MKI with two pilots on board went missing near Tezpur in Assam during a routine training mission today 17

23 May, 2017 2:45 PM Controversial godman Chandraswami dies

New Delhi, May 23 (PTI) Controversial godman Chandraswami - close friend of one Indian prime minister and allegedly involved in the assassination of another -- died here today. Chandraswami, who had suffered a stroke, died at the Apollo Hospital at the age of 66. "Spiritual leader Jagadacharya Chandraswami ji, 66 years old, had been ailing for some time. He recently 13

23 May, 2017 2:13 PM IAF's Sukhoi-30 Fighter Jet Goes Missing Near Tezpur in Assam

New Delhi: An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 fighter jet on Tuesday lost radar and radio contact 60km north of Tezpur in Assam. Two pilots are on-board the aircraft. The plane went missing at 11:30 am, around 60 km north of the Tezpur IAF base from where it had taken off, said a defence spokesman and the deputy commissioner of Sonitpur district where the IAF station 25

23 May, 2017 1:27 PM Chandraswami, Once-Powerful Godman, Dies At 66

New Delhi: Self-styled godman Chandraswami, who was a key figure in several political scandals and financial irregularities in the 1990s, has died at 66. Chandraswami was known to be close to politicians like former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao, and was investigated in several high profile scams. Born Nemi Chand in 1948, he was the son of a money-lender 22

23 May, 2017 12:14 PM IAF Sukhoi-30 aircraft goes missing near China border

"The Sukhoi aircraft went missing near Tezpur while on a routine training sortie when it lost contact with radars. Two pilots were onboard the plane," a senior IAF official said, while hinting that the jet might have crashed. On March 15, a Sukhoi-30 MKI jet had crashed+ in Shivkar Kudla village in Rajasthan's Barmer district, leaving three villagers 21

23 May, 2017 11:32 AM Four narcotic smugglers held in Kashmir

Jammu: Four alleged narcotic smugglers have been arrested in separate incidents from parts of Jammu and Samba districts, police said today, adding various types of drugs were seized from their possession. A police party intercepted a person in Samba area last night and found 500 grams of poppy from his possession, a police officer said. During checking 17

23 May, 2017 9:41 AM IAF's Sukhoi-30 aircraft missing near China border after taking off from Tezpur

A Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force has gone missing near Tezpur, Assam. A massive search operation has been launched to locate the missing plane. An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30MKI jet went missing today after taking off from the Tezpur base camp in Assam, sources said. According to official sources, the Su-30MKI aircraft took off from Tezpur 60