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Virendrasingh Ghunawat
July 17, 2018
Responding to Letter Rogatory, the Singapore authorities have started communicating to the Indian agency. But the authorities, however, are still not willing to hand over any evidence against Nirav Modi till the time they are convinced that he is an economic offender and criminal under the money laundering act.

Virendrasingh Ghunawat
Mumbai, July 13, 2018
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to file its prosecution complaint against fugitive businessman Jatin Mehta next week to make ground to confiscate his assets worth Rs 172 crore under the new Fugitive Act.

New Delhi, July 6, 2018
ED initiates extradition process against Nirav Modi under MLATWith the permission of special PMLA Court, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun the extradition process against diamantaire Nirav Modi in $2-billion PNB loan fraud case under PMLA. Till now, the extradition has been sought from UK, Belgium and a few other countries. But that's not all. The agency is also working on another strategy, i.e. MLAT. Sources told that the agency is also making a request for extradition of Nirav Modi under Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT). MLATs are agreements between two or more countries, which create obligations under international law for governments to assist one another in criminal investigations and prosecutions. Mukesh Ambani unveils JioGigaFiber at RIL AGM 2018The richest man in the country who runs India's largest private enterprise by revenue has announced his ambitious plan for taking India among Top 5 nations in fixed-line broadband.Ambani also launched the advanced version of Jio's flagship device, JioPhone. Besides, he also launched Jio Gigafibre. The new Jio Phone 2 will hit the markets by August 16 this year and will be available at a price of Rs. 2999. Mukesh Ambani has also announced the Jio Monsoon offer, he informed that old JioPhone users can exchange their phones in just Rs 501 under the special Reliance Jio Monsoon offer. The offer is valid till July 21. He also informed that Reliance Jio and Retail ventures were the top earners for the company in the previous fiscal year. Kishore Biyani's Future Lifestyle Fashions acquires stake in fashion etailer KoovsIn a regulatory filing yesterday, Biyani-led Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd (FLFL) disclosed that it has reached a conditional agreement with leading e-commerce fashion business Koovs to acquire up to 29.9 per cent stake in it, subject to regulatory and procedural approvals. According to Mint, FLFL will shell out Rs 140 crore for this acquisition, which will be funded through internal accruals and the money it had raised though a stake sale to Singapore-based private equity firm L Catterton Asia in May. E-tailers exploring ways to improve reverse logistics costs: Study  E-tailers are increasingly looking for ways to improve their \"reverse logistics\" capabilities to offset the high costs associated with handling returned goods, a study by Zebra Technologies said today. Reverse logistics refers to the process of return of a product to the manufacturer or the company. The study said that while handling product returns is not a new challenge, it has become an \"infinitely bigger concern\" in an omni-channel marketplace.The report said merchants are increasingly exploring new models to offset the costs of returns.About 58 per cent of retail respondents said they add a surcharge for returns currently, while a segment of participants said they plan to do so in the future.About 35 per cent of the respondents of the study in the Asia-Pacific region were from IndiaIran to Trump: oil will cost $100 per barrel, and it is your faultOil will soon cost $100 per barrel due to supply disruptions caused by U.S. President Donald Trump, Iran's OPEC Governor told Reuters on Thursday, as he warned expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would help bring down prices were in vain.Trump again accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries of driving fuel prices higher on Wednesday, and urged U.S. allies such as Saudi Arabia to pump more if they wanted Washington to continue protecting them against their top foe Iran. Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, is facing U.S. sanctions on its oil exports that are prompting some buyers to cut purchases.Indian Aviation Records Double Digit Passenger Growth For Nearly Fourth Straight YearIndia registered double-digit domestic air passenger growth for the forty fifth straight month in May even as volumes moderated in recent months. The International Air Transport Association said that the country's revenue passenger kilometre--a measure of passenger volumes--rose 16.6 percent in May. Seasonally-adjusted passenger volume in India has fallen back in recent months alongside some mixed signs on the economic front, it said. IATA said that this year growth is expected to slow slightly due to reduced stimulus from lower airfares and a mixed economic backdrop.

Virendrasingh Ghunawat
July 5, 2018
With the permission of special PMLA Court, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun the extradition process against diamantaire Nirav Modi in $2-billion PNB loan fraud case under PMLA.

Virendrasingh Ghunawat
Mumbai, July 3, 2018
Choksi indulged in fund diversion to fulfil his luxurious needs. In 2013, he purchased a villa from Ziad Khalil Makkawi and Amal Boudhara Makkawi (UAE) and paid Rs 27 crore. To pay the EMI, Rs 15 lakh used to be transferred to Choksi's account from Gitanjali Venture DMCC in the guise of professional fees.

July 1, 2018
Punjab National Bank MD Sunil Mehta has said there are \"positive developments\" in favour of the lender pertaining to bankruptcy case filed in the US by Nirav Modi's firm Firestar Diamond Inc.

New Delhi, June 28, 2018
The Winsome Diamond Group had taken a loan of Rs 6,800 crore from a consortium of banks led by the Standard Chartered Bank. Like the recent PNB fraud, in this case too, the PNB had the highest exposure of Rs 1,800 crore.

Ankit Kumar
June 27, 2018
According to an ED letter to Mumbai's regional passport office, those eight Indian nationals are either shareholders or directors of companies, associated with the absconding billionaire, in Hong Kong and Dubai.

June 26, 2018
The request has been made on the basis of a recent chargesheet filed by the ED against Nirav Modi and his family under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

New Delhi, June 24, 2018
Revenue intelligence agency DRI has served an arrest warrant via email to absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi in a case of alleged customs duty evasion. The warrant was issued by a court in Surat in Gujarat after he failed to appear before it in connection with the case.

June 23, 2018
The action has been taken in pursuance of two bank loan money laundering cases of over Rs 9,000 crore involving the IDBI bank and a SBI-led consortium and these became predicate offences for the latest action under the Ordinance brought by the Modi government early this year.

New Delhi, June 18, 2018
Nirav Modi holds six Indian passports; agencies to file fresh FIRAbsconding jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in the Rs 13,600 crore PNB fraud case, is reported to be in the possession of at least six Indian passports and the investigative agencies are likely to file a fresh FIR against him for this offence, senior officials confirmed. It is a criminal offence to possess more than one valid passport and also to use a revoked passport. Modi, who was earlier holed up in the UK, is now reported to have flown to Belgium, according to Indian intelligence agencies. His move to Belgium follows the pressure that India was building up on the Theresa May government to get him extradited. Challenge before government is to take growth rate to double digit: PM Modi at Niti AayogThe challenge before India is to take the economic growth rate to double-digits for which many more steps need to be taken, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a meeting of chief ministers. Speaking at the Niti Aayog's fourth meeting of Governing Council, Modi stressed that the world expects India to become a USD 5 trillion economy soon. As many as 23 chief ministers and one Lt Governor attended the meeting. The notable absentees however were chief ministers of Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi.Walmart deal will be cancerous to retail trade, says CAIT  The Walmart-Flipkart deal will be cancerous for the Indian retail industry, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has said in a letter to Finance Minister Piyush Goel. CAIT said today that its letter has also drawn the attention of Goel towards the inaction of the Commerce Ministry for not taking any steps so far in connection with Walmart Flipkart deal, despite sending communication to the trade minister. The trade body also apprehended that if no action is taken, other foreign e-Commerce majors like Amazon and Alibaba will also engage companies like Flipkart and the result would be consolidation of retail trade in very few hands which will be detrimental to offline retailers. The e-Commerce spectrum will also be vitiated to a great extent, it added.Trump favors long strike in Washington Post  US President Donald Trump has supported a proposed strike by The Washington Post workers demanding an increase in their salaries and other benefits, saying a really long strike would be a great idea. The President has been at loggerheads with several US mainstream media outlets, including the CNN, ABC News, The New York Times and the Washington Post. He has quite often described these popular media houses as \"fake media\".More than 400 employees of the Post have written to Amazon head Jeff Bezos seeking an increase in their salaries. Bezos owns the leading US daily.Almost 1 mn people 'testing' WhatsApp payments service in India  Almost one million people in India are \"testing\" WhatsApp's payments service, and the company is working with the Indian government, NPCI and multiple banks to further expand the feature to more users, a company official said. WhatsApp payment service, which rivals the likes of Paytm, has been in beta testing over the last few months. The Facebook-owned company hasn't yet announced a launch date but industry watchers expect it to happen in the next few weeks. WhatsApp had received permission from NPCI to tie up with banks to facilitate financial transactions via Unified Payments Interface (UPI). The Reserve Bank of India has mandated all payment system operators to ensure that data related to payments is stored only in India giving firms six months to comply with it.Excise duty cut in oil to impact India's fiscal deficit badly: Moody'sRating agency Moody's has sounded a note of caution that any reduction in excise duty on petrol and diesel would adversely affect fiscal deficit unless it is matched by a commensurate cut in expenditure. Pressure has been mounting on the government to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel to bring down their prices which have gone up following a spike in crude prices in the international market. According to government estimates, every rupee cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel will result in a revenue loss of about Rs 13,000 crore.

Mail Today Bureau
June 18, 2018
Nirav Modi, who was earlier holed up in the UK, is now reported to have flown to Belgium. His move to Belgium follows the pressure that India was building up on the Theresa May government to get him extradited.

Virendrasingh Ghunawat
June 16, 2018
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence is once again examining all crucial findings in 14,000 pages of Prosecution Complaint filed by the Enforcement Directorate against Nirav Modi and others.

New Delhi, June 13, 2018
TCS has bagged its second billion dollar deal by doubling its contract with M&G Prudential to $1.2 billion; India will most likely miss the December 2018 deadline to acquire and hand over land for the $17 billion bullet train project and RBI governor Urjit Patel has told the Parliamentary panel that all three lines of defence built into the banking system had failed in the case of Nirav Modi-Mehul Choksi fraud at PNB. BusinessToday.In Editor Rajeev Dubey explains this and more on The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

Virendrasingh Ghunawat
Mumbai, June 12, 2018
The chargesheet said Nirav Modi conspired with other accused to cheat the bank. \"He was the mastermind behind the scam, designing the entire scheme of fraud and the movement of the monies under the grab of export/import of diamonds and other jewelleries,\" it added.

June 12, 2018
The Minister of State for Countering Extremism in UK's Home Office assured Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju of Britain's full cooperation in the Indian government's efforts to expedite the extradition of Modi, liquor baron Vijay Mallya and several others.

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