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Economic growth to improve in 2nd half of fiscal 2020: FM

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September 27, 2019

Chandrayaan 2: NASA releases high-resolution pictures of landing site; says Vikram lander had 'hard landing'
 
The United States' premier space agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has said the Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander had a "hard landing" on the Moon's surface. The agency, however, could not verify the exact location of the spacecraft. The images captured by LROC also do not pinpoint Vikram lander's location but it is possible that it "is hiding in shadow


CBDT extends ITR filing deadline for audit cases till October 31

The CBDT on Thursday extended the September 30 deadline by a month for filing of income tax returns (ITRs) for special cases requiring audit reports.
The new deadline is October 31. It said a formal notification for the same would be issued soon.


Facebook bags digital rights to broadcast ICC cricket matches till 2023

Facebook will have exclusive digital content rights for International Cricket Council (ICC) events in the Indian subcontinent till 2023, the world governing body of the sport said on Thursday. The deal will include the next two men's World Twenty20 events in 2020 and 2022, the 50-over World Cup in 2023 and the World Test Championship final in 2023.

 
Nirav Modi opposes plea to declare him fugitive economic offender


Nirav Modi, a key accused in the $2 billion PNB fraud case, on Thursday urged a special court here to set aside the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea to declare him a fugitive economic offender. In July 2018, the central agency filed an application under the newly-promulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders (FEO) Act to declare Modi a fugitive economic offender. Modi's lawyers, in their application before special Judge V C Barde, claimed that the ED was relying upon evidence and statements recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act to seek a remedy under the FEO Act.

PM Modi, Iranian Prez Hassan Rouhani exchange views on regional, global developments during UNGA meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed bilateral relations and exchanged views on regional and global developments of mutual interest during their bilateral meeting here. Modi met Rouhani on the sidelines of the high-level 74th Session of the General Assembly Thursday.


India's economic growth to improve in second half of fiscal 2020: finance minister
 
India's economic growth is likely to pick up in the October-March period as consumer demand is expected to improve, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. Sithraman told reporters that lenders have enough liquidity and retail credit growth is likely to pick up in the festival season starting October.


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