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Actress Ambani Ex French president Indian link arouses uneasy questions to PM Modi in Rafale deal

French prosecutors sat over allegations of influence peddling, favouritism and money laundering in the controversial Rafale deal, claims Mediapart in the second part of its investigation.   In the first part it had exposed how an Indian middleman, Sushen Gupta of Defsys Solutions in Gurugram ( with offices in Bangalore and Hyderabad) had been paid Read More…

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Dassault 1 million euros to Indian middleman as gift a tip of iceberg in Rafale scam ..

On Sunday, Mediapart, a French investigative news publication, reported what it claimed to be a “scandal” associated with the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault to India.   The deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets, first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015, had led to questions by the opposition about Read More…

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In pursuit BMJ report of increase in efficacy Centre amends 2nd dose time interval to 8 weeks

The government has increased the time interval between the two doses of Covishield the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, being manufactured locally by Serum Institute of India from four-six weeks to four-eight weeks in view of the “emerging scientific evidence”.   The recommendation came from the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation, which revised its view Read More…

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Happiness index India was way behind Pakistan , Srilanka and Bangladesh : UN report

United Nations General Assembly officially founded the International Day of Happiness in June 2012 and recognised that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal.   The first iteration was subsequently celebrated in March 2013. It also recognised the need for “a more inclusive, equitable, and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable Read More…

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House of Commons 19 out of 20 British MPs expressed concern at freedom supression in India

In House of Commons British MPs voice concern at India suppressing freedom and peaceful protests   On a debate in the House of Commons on ‘ Press Freedom and the safety of Protestors in India’, 19 of the 20 Members who spoke came up with scathing criticism of the Indian Government   Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi Read More…

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Vaccination phase in India on 50th day cross 20million

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 2.06 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.   The nationwide vaccination drive against COVID-19 was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers, while frontline workers stated receiving vaccine shots from February 2. Providing the second dose of COVID-19 shots started Read More…

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When I voice for Indian Farmers I get rape and death threat : British actress

A British actor, model, radio presenter, writer, activist and a body positivity advocate Jameela Jamil on Friday put a message on her Instagram account that created storm in India   that boasts of a massive 3 million followers, to share a long note stating how she has been receiving   She openly admitted she received Read More…

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Overseas Indian government assets will be enforced for arbitration award writes Cairn

Cairn was awarded damages of over $1.2 billion plus interest and costs in the long-drawn tussle over a tax dispute   Cairn Energy has begun to take steps to identify Indian assets overseas against which it can enforce the $1.2 billion award it won last month in a treaty arbitration case against the South Asian Read More…

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China ahead of its mission , UK overtakes and India relegate to 6th position : CEBR Reports

India had overtaken the UK in 2019 to become the fifth-largest economy in the world but has been relegated to the sixth spot in 2020.  “India has been knocked off course as a result, after overtaking the UK in 2019, the UK overtakes India again in this year’s forecasts and stays ahead till 2024 before Read More…