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20 May, 2018 6:30 AM International tribunal to hear Vodafone challenge to Rs.22,100 crore tax in February 2019

Vodafone has challenged the government’s using a 2012 legislation that gives it powers to retrospectively tax deals like its $11-billion acquisition of 67% stake in Hutchison Whampoa. An international arbitration tribunal will begin hearing British telecom giant Vodafone’s challenge to India using a retrospective legislation to seek Rs.22,100 crore in taxes 33

10 May, 2018 5:00 AM Dozens of Syria targets hit in biggest Iranian-Israeli flare-up

Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier, Israel pounds Syria Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages in Syria since the conflict there began in 2011.The attack on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, just past midnight 42

8 May, 2018 6:22 PM Government reshuffles law enforcement

Changes in middle-ranking officers; Rahul R. Nair replaces A.V. George as DPC, Ernakulam Rural The State government has engineered a reshuffle of middle-ranking officers in the State law enforcement. The change in the line-up of Deputy Commissioners of Police and District Police Chiefs comes at a time when the police were facing accusations of custodial 41

8 May, 2018 5:59 PM Rights panel registers case

Allegation of manipulating dying declaration The Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has registered a case on a complaint that the police manipulated the dying declaration of a woman who succumbed to her burns at the Government Medical College Hospital, Thrissur, recently. The rights panel has taken up the case on a complaint from the mother 38

7 May, 2018 10:43 AM Nestle pays $7.15 billion to sell Starbucks products

The agreement gives Nestle, which owns the Nescafe and Nespresso brands, a strong platform for continued growth in North America. Zurich: Swiss food giant Nestle announced today it will pay USD 7.15 billion for the rights to market Starbucks products around the world, outside of the company's coffee shops. The agreement gives Nestle, which owns the Nescafe 54

4 May, 2018 4:24 PM Surrey deal: No fat contract, only nominal wages for Virat Kohli

New Delhi: He might be the top earning cricketer in the world today but English county side Surrey has got Virat Kohli for a dirt cheap deal as the BCCI was keen to ensure quality game time for the India captain ahead of tour of England. Kohli, who will not play the one-off Test against Afghanistan and two T20 Internationals against Ireland (all in June) 48

4 May, 2018 2:35 PM Foreign Exchange Reserves Plunge By $3.21 Billion In A Week

Country's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves plunged by $3.21 billion as on April 27, official data showed on Friday. According to the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) weekly statistical supplement, the overall forex reserves declined to $420.36 billion from $423.58 billion reported for the week ended April 20. India's forex reserves comprise of foreign 38

2 May, 2018 6:39 PM Vijaya Sai launches padayatra

Says YSRCP’s ‘navaratna’ promises will augur well for State YSR Congress Party general secretary and MP V. Vijaya Sai Reddy has launched his 10-day padayatra from Aganampudi asserting that the ‘navaratna’ promises made by the party will better the lot of the people in the State. Mr. Reddy started in a rally of motorcycles and cars from the city party 27

2 May, 2018 3:41 PM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ views on Jews draw universal disapproval

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmoud Abbas of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial on Wednesday after the Palestinian leader suggested in a speech that historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their conduct. Jewish groups also condemned Mr. Abbas’ comments, made in a speech on Monday to the Palestinian National Council 44

1 May, 2018 11:50 AM Raj Thackeray makes Twitter debut on Maharashtra Day, remembers those who sacrificed their lives for the state

Raj Thackeray launched his party MNS on March 9, 2006, in Mumbai. Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray made his debut on Twitter on Maharastra Day (May 1, 2018). In his first tweet, he said, "Today is Maharashtra Day. Today Marathi people got their rights and the Marathi language was recognised. Many people sacrificed their lives for this. Today 50