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IHH revises Fortis bid with binding proposal

IHH revises Fortis bid with binding proposal

The revised offers of IHH Healthcare and Radiant come after the board of Fortis had said it would accept only binding offers. It added that the due diligence will be completed in three weeks from the day it is granted access. In a letter to the board of directors of FHL, IHH Healthcare Berhad MD and Group CEO Tan See Leng said the binding proposal was for an immediate primary equity infusion of '650 crore in FHL by way of a preferential issue and allotment of equity shares at '160 per ...


Journalists raise concern about media environment

Journalists raise concern about media environment

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned that a "climate of hatred and animosity" towards journalists combined with growing attempts to control the media pose a "threat to democracies". RSF's index gave the following rankings to other countries in the former Soviet Union, the Balkans, South Asia, and the Middle East: Georgia 61, Bosnia-Herzegovina 62, Croatia 69, Serbia 76, Kosovo 78, Armenia 80, Moldova 81, Ukraine 101, Montenegro 103, Macedonia 109, Afghanistan 118, Pakistan 139, Tajikistan ...


#Kathua: J&K to bring own ordinance for death penalty for child rape

#Kathua: J&K to bring own ordinance for death penalty for child rape

Ordinance, 2018, approved at cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeks to provide effective deterrence against rape and instill a sense of security among women, particularly young girls in the country. In cases of rape, where the victim is a child up to the age of 12, we have provided for death penalty to those found guilty, Jammu and Kashmir Law Minister Abdul Hak Khan told reporters in Jammu on Tuesday.


SCOTUS Limits Suits Against Foreign Corporations

SCOTUS Limits Suits Against Foreign Corporations

Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The case is Jesner v. The U.S. Supreme Court is seen at dusk February 13, 2016 in Washington, DC. In another case, the justices on March 5 declined to take up Iranian government-owned Bank Melli's appeal of a lower court ruling that allowed victims of militant attacks allegedly backed by Iran to seek millions of dollars in compensation from the bank.


Ranbir Kapoor doesn't think his life is 'inspiring'

Ranbir Kapoor doesn't think his life is 'inspiring'

For the first time in my life, I saw a young Indian actor do it and it happened before my eyes. The actor credited his director and scriptwriter Abhijat Joshi for helping him in capturing the finer nuances of the character. He has only seen a few scenes and does not want to see the full film before it is complete. When asked which of the six chapters of Sanjay's life was hard to portray, Ranbir Kapoor said: "The hard one which I did not expect was the young Sanjay Dutt because there were ...


Karnataka polls 2018: BJP releases fourth list of candidates

Karnataka polls 2018: BJP releases fourth list of candidates

On the last day of nomination for the Karanataka Elections, BJP's Basavarajappa filed his nomination from the Varuna constituency, putting an end to hours of speculation. Party sources said that it will be one of 16 rallies that the PM will take part in. "I don't want to name the leaders who have gone to jail during BJP rule in Karnataka".