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February 8, 2019

Robert vadra leaves ED office after nine hours of questioning on day 2

After facing another round of interrogation, Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra left the Enforcement Directorate office after nine hours of questioning. Vadra, who was questioned in connection with a money laundering case, left ED office at around 9 pm after which his wife Priyanka Gandhi Vadra picked him up. The businessman was asked questions for the second consecutive day in connection with his alleged links to defence and petroleum kickbacks.
 
Good news for Delhiites! DDA to launch 10,000 new flats in Narela and Bawana by month-end

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is set to launch new housing scheme 2019 by the end of this month. The scheme will mostly have one-bedroom flats and majority of them would be located in Narela and Bawana. The authority will launch around 10,000 flats for the economically weaker section groups as flats for HIG (High Income Group) and MIG (Middle Income Group) are not yet complete, according to a Times of India report.

Delhi's air quality improves to 'moderate' due to rain, high wind speed

The overall air quality of Delhi was 'moderate' on Thursday, a significant improvement due to western disturbances, scattered rain and high wind speed, authorities said. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) of the city was at 171, which falls in the 'moderate' category, a significant drop from the AQI of 349 recorded on Wednesday, which falls in the 'very poor' category.
 
Domestic airlines owed Rs 2,448 cr dues to Airports Authority of India

Domestic airlines owed dues worth Rs 2,448 crore to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) as on January 15, the civil aviation ministry said On Thursday.Dues against foreign scheduled and non-scheduled airline operators stood at Rs 312.27 crore. However, specific date regarding the dues to be paid to the AAI was not disclosed.
 
INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram appears before ED in money laundering probe

Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday in connection with a money laundering probe against him. Officials said Karti Chidambaram was summoned to record his statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). It is understood that he would be questioned in the INX Media case, officials said. The agency has alleged that Karti received money from INX Media, using his influence to manipulate a tax probe against it in a case of violation of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) conditions to receive investment from Mauritius.
 
Bengal Global Business Summit 2019: Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries to invest Rs 10,000 crore in state

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries has said that he plans to further invest Rs 10,000 crore in the digital space of West Bengal. Speaking at the fifth edition of The Bengal Global Business Summit 2019, Ambani said that they are the biggest investors in the digital space of West Bengal with Rs 28,000 crore so far. The company's investments in the state already account for one-tenth of the total investments in the country so far, he added.  The plan to invest Rs 10,000 crore more is already under implementation. He added that in 2016 when he first attended the summit, Reliance's investment in the state was to the tune of Rs 4,500 crore.
 
US approves sale of two missile defence systems for Air India One

The US has agreed to sell two state-of-the-art missile defence systems to Air India One for an estimated cost of USD 190 million, a move that will enhance the security of planes flying the prime minister and the president. According to the Pentagon, the sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the US by helping to strengthen the US-Indian strategic relationship.

 


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