IPL betting scandal: Gurunath Meiyappan arrested, Srinivasan says won't resign
Mumbai, May 25 (ANI): Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI President N Srinivasan has been arrested for his alleged involvement in IPL betting scandal. Meiyappan will be produced before a metropolitan court on Saturday.
PM urges SEBI to root out insider trading, promises assistance
Mumbai, May 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called upon the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to root out insider trading. He said this while addressing a function to mark the silver jubilee of SEBI and also laying the foundation stone of National Instiute of Securities Markets in Mumbai. Meanwhile, SEBI Chairman U K Sinha stated that he hopes the SEBI is given more powers to check the unscrupulous speculators in the market.
Montek Singh Ahluwalia launches upgraded service for Biometric smart cards
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia launched upgraded services for Biometric smart cards to plug the leakages in the scheme in New Delhi.
Salman Khurshid arrives in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah/Abu Dhabi, May 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday arrived in Jeddah to hold talks with the Saudi Arabian leadership on a range of issues, including the controversial ‘Nitaqat law’ and on counter terrorism cooperation.