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ICICI-Videocon loan case: Chanda Kochhar, husband appear before ED

ICICI-Videocon loan case: Chanda Kochhar, husband appear before ED

Finance
Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday in connection with an alleged bank loan fraud and money laundering case registered against them. The couple arrived at the Enforcement Directorate's headquarters in Khan Market here shortly before their scheduled appearance time of 11 am, official sources said. They said the two were required to assist the investigating officer (IO) in taking the probe forward and their statement would be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The Kochhars were supposed to depose before the agency early this month but they had then sought an extension of time and were allowed, they said. Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law (Deepak's brother) Rajiv Kochhar has als...
Celtics guard Kyrie Irving says he'll sit out a few games before playoffs

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving says he'll sit out a few games before playoffs

Sports
March 20 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving said Wednesday he would like to sit out a few games to prepare for the postseason run. Irving has dealt with a few minor injuries throughout the season, and the point guard told Jay King of The Athletic that he wants to be as close to healthy as possible for the NBA's second season. "I'm definitely taking some games off before the playoffs. It just makes no sense to put emphasis on these regular-season games when you know you're gearing up for some battles coming in the playoffs." It has been a tough season for Boston, who were picked by some to be the top seed in the East, but entered action Wednesday as the fifth seed in the conference, sitting at 43-28. With 11 games remaining for Boston the regular season, Irving said that while he...
Boeing 737 MAX pilots scoured manual in minutes before crash

Boeing 737 MAX pilots scoured manual in minutes before crash

World
The pilots of a Boeing 737 MAX frantically scoured a manual before their plane crashed into the Java Sea in October, killing all 189 people on board.Recordings from the cockpit of the Lion Air plane suggest that the pilots were struggling to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water. Two minutes into the flight, the first officer reported a "flight control problem" to air traffic control and said that they intended to maintain an altitude of 5,000ft. Image: Faulty sensors are believed to have been a factor in October's Lion Air crash The captain was at the controls of the nearly new plane when it took off from Jakarta, and as an indicator showed a problem on his display, he asked the first officer ...
Suspect's manifesto sent to PM's office minutes before attack

Suspect's manifesto sent to PM's office minutes before attack

World
By Alison Chung, news reporter The New Zealand prime minister said the suspected gunman in the mosque shootings had sent an anti-immigrant manifesto to her office minutes before the attack.Jacinda Ardern, who met with some of the victims' relatives on Sunday, said her office had gotten the email about nine minutes before Friday's attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, although she added she hadn't gotten the email directly herself. Her office was one of about 30 recipients and forwarded the email to parliamentary security within a couple of minutes of receiving it, she said. The email did not include any location or specific details.The suspect in the shootings, 28-year-old white supremacist Brenton Tarrant, appeared in court on Saturday charged with one...
Here are 5 last-minute tax moves you can still make before you file

Here are 5 last-minute tax moves you can still make before you file

Finance
Most of the last-minute opportunities to reduce your tax liabilities for 2018 have come and gone. You can't deduct charitable contributions you make in 2019 from last year's income, nor can you deduct expenses against last year's income for medical procedures you get now. You can't give 2018 tax-free gifts to your heirs today or harvest losses on investments tomorrow to offset gains realized last year. The bulk of the things you could do reduce your tax bill for last year expired on Dec. 31. But not all of them. There are still a number of steps taxpayers can take to help reduce the bite on April 15. Some have been available ...