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$77 bn laundered through fake bank accounts in Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan’s Supreme Court has been informed that transactions of more than 100 billion Pakistani rupees ($77 billion) have been carried out through 107 fake bank accounts, the authorities said on Tuesday. According to the reports, a three-member bench of the country’s top court on Monday resumed[Read More…]

Brazil elections: Facebook removes tens of fake accounts

San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Ahead of the second round of Brazil’s presidential election on October 28, Facebook has removed 68 Pages and 43 accounts associated with a Brazilian marketing group for using fake accounts and repeatedly posting spams. The marketing group, Raposo Fernandes Associados (RFA), is believed to be[Read More…]

SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals. On Diwali firecrackers could be burst between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., the court said A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and[Read More…]

Rajnath arrives in Srinagar on day-long visit (Lead)

Srinagar/New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Tuesday to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, specifically in the Valley and along the India-Pakistan border, an official said. “Heading to Srinagar on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir. Shall review the[Read More…]

Priyadarshan-Mohanlal film’s shoot to begin on Dec 1

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) After two years, the biggest names in the Malayalam industry — director Priyadarshan and versatile superstar Mohanlal — will join hands yet again when the shooting for “Marakkar: the Lion of Arabian Sea” begins at the Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on December 1. The last time[Read More…]

LeBron James to produce ‘Friday the 13th’ reboot

Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Producers Roy Lees Vertigo Entertainment and LeBron James SpringHill Entertainment are in talks to acquire the rights for a reboot of the “Friday the 13th” movie. According to sources, Victor Miller, who penned the original, regained the rights, though it took both production banners to[Read More…]

Martin Garrix named top DJ for third year in a row

Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Dutch DJ Martin Garrix has grabbed the top spot in DJ Magazines “Top 100 DJs” for the time in a row. The 22-year-old is only the third artist to accomplish that feat, behind fellow Dutchmen Armin van Buuren and Tiesto. Garrix was the youngest DJ[Read More…]

SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals. On Diwali firecrackers could be burst between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan[Read More…]

Rajnath arrives in Srinagar on day-long visit

Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Tuesday to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. Beside chairing a high-level security review meeting, the Minister would also be interacting with some political delegations. He would meet Governor Satya Pal Malik[Read More…]

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