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Worldwide Gitanjali Group loans: SFIO to quiz ICICI Bank, Axis Bank chiefs
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Axis Bank Ltd said it has an exposure of around Rs200cr to companies owned by Nirav Modi and Gitanjali group , who are being investigated for their alleged involvement in fraudulent transactions at another bank. ICICI Bank confirmed that it is a working capital lender to Mehul Choksi . Earlier, a senior official of the ICICI Bank was summoned to the CBI office in Mumbai .

Worldwide Governor won't appoint self to US Senate
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Senate", said Cochran, who is 80. Bryant, however, said he wants to finish his second and final term as governor, which ends in January 2020. "There's something nefarious about the idea of a governor appointing himself". President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., had urged Bryant to consider appointing himself, according to people familiar with their conversations.

Worldwide Southwest metro high school students plan to protest gun violence
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While parents can come and pick up their children at any time, he said, others who may want to come to a school, especially individuals and organizations with an interest in the protest, will not be permitted. Massie said rules still apply, but they are not going to put limitations on participation. Several students also spoke about what kind of action they can take to make a difference.

Worldwide United Kingdom urges Brexit deal to include financial sector
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With no passporting rights for its banks, the best option London can hope for is regulatory equivalence, under which they can get more access to the European Union market if British financial rules, though not identical to European Union ones, are seen by the bloc as achieving the same goals.

Worldwide Trump administration withdraws ban on elephant trophy permits
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service quietly announced the policy shift in a March 1 memorandum that withdrew previous trophy hunting rulings, including an Obama-era ban on imports of elephants hunted for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia. Mr Trump's two adult sons are trophy hunters. "Elephants aren't meant to be trophies, they're meant to roam free". In June, the department removed longstanding protections for grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park, a step that potentially allows them ...

Worldwide President Trump holds a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister
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As of late last month, US Cyber Command chief Adm. Mike Rogers told Congress that President Trump , via the Defense Department, had not authorized him to deal with the cyber threat posed by Russian Federation. But Trump said Tuesday during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven that people love working in the White House because it's got "tremendous energy", though some people "change".

Worldwide Conrad sworn in as 12th Meghalaya Chief Minister
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Biren Singh, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, designated Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, former chief ministers Pu Zoramthanga and Prafulla Kumar Mahanta witnessed the swearing in ceremony at the lawns of the Raj Bhavan. In 2008, Conrad was first elected to the state Assembly along with his brother James Sangma. Even in Meghalayam it did not get enough numbers to form government.

Worldwide Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust vandalised in Kolkata, six detained
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According to Jadavpur University students, the group was led by Abhisekh Mukherjee, a former student of the institution. The students used a hammer to break the right ear and right eye of Mookerjee's statue. The Left blamed the BJP for the incidents and some BJP leaders shared the post with comments that appeared to be justifying it. BJP national secretary H Raja later in a Facebook post said the statues Dravidian movement icon E V R Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, will be the next ...

Worldwide Saudi Arabia central bank ends most repos as liquidity improves
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Speaking in parliament, May said Britain's relationship with Saudi Arabia was "an important and historic one", but she promised to raise "concerns about human rights" in her meeting with the crown prince. According to Al-Massirah, the real number of casualties could be more especially that Riyadh have been evading real figures throughout three years of aggression on Yemen .

Worldwide Revolutionary War Shipwreck Unearthed By Massive Winter Storm
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The hull has been exposed during a few major storms, most recently in 2013, the Portland Press Herald reported . Leith Smith, preservationist with the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, told the newspaper that shipwrecks typically are left where they lie because moving and preserving them is expensive and only limited information can be gathered from the effort.

Worldwide ISIL-linked suspects arrested in southern Turkey
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On March 5, Turkish police foiled a planned Daesh terror act against the US embassy in Ankara , arresting 20 suspects in the capital city and in Samsun, a Black Sea province. The source added that the Turkish police were seeking the remaining eight suspects. In 2013, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive in front of the U.S.

Worldwide Japanese volcano erupts, grounding dozens of flights
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Entry to the 4,660ft volcano was restricted, and about 80 flights in and out of nearby Kagoshima Airport were cancelled. The eruption near Kobayashi City on Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushu is likely to continue for some time in the largely rural area some 616 miles (985km) from Tokyo .

Worldwide England could miss World Cup, says Boris Johnson
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Yulia is pictured here. "When you walked past, they didn't even acknowledge that you've walked past". After the suspected poisoning of a Russian dissident over the weekend in western England , Britain says it's considering tougher sanctions if the Kremlin is found to have played a role in the incident.

Worldwide Putin Adviser Says West May Try To Disconnect Russia From Global Internet
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What prompted Russia's interest in reheating Cold War-era animosities remains a subject of debate among security analysts. His approach to this confrontation, which many now term "hybrid warfare", mixes nuclear posturing and cutting-edge technology with covert action, and was deliberately designed so as to make it very hard for the West to respond.

Worldwide Syrian troops advance in rebel-held region near capital
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A Syrian civilian watches as civil defence volunteers work on recovering a body from the rubble of a building in the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on March 5, 2018 on the outskirts of Damascus. Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to continue the offensive in eastern Ghouta despite a U.N. Security Council resolution passed February 25 demanding a 30-day cease-fire.

Worldwide China: Abolishing presidential term limits good for governance
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On Sunday, the NPC spokesman, Mr. Zhang, told journalists that the removal of the term limit, contrary to reports in some quarters that the change will lead to imminent autocracy, is only aimed at bringing the office of the president in line with Xi's other positions atop the party and the Central Military Commission, which do not impose term limits.

Worldwide Judge won't order grant award in California immigration suit
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The lawsuit expected to be filed on Tuesday evening in Federal District Court in Sacramento is the first against a local or state government over its immigration policies filed by the Justice Department under Mr. After the Justice Department announced Sessions would be making a major announcement in Sacramento, state leaders expressed confidence that Washington's legal attacks would fail.

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