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US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US And Cuban officials held another round of talks on migration issues in Havana to further discussions last held in December, but no new agreements were announced to advance the diplomatic thaw begun a year and a half ago by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro.

Panama Papers: I-T dept approaches dozen nations to widen probe

Panama Papers: I-T dept approaches dozen nations to widen probe

Faced with resistance in disclosures by those named in the Panama Papers, the Income Tax department has made foreign references to about a dozen countries in order to obtain actionable evidence against such Indian entities.

Govt pursuing black money very aggressively: Jayant Sinha

Govt pursuing black money very aggressively: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha today said more "sources of black money" will come to light as India is pursuing such cases very aggressively in many areas including the Panama papers.

Panama health minister resigns amid deadly swine flu outbreak

Panama's health minister resigned today, the government said, amid a swine flu outbreak that has claimed 22 lives and sparked a panicked rush for vaccinations.

Millions of Latin Americans could fall back into poverty: UN

A third of Latin Americans who have risen out of poverty over the past 15 years could fall back into it due to the region's recession.

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

It has been reported that soon after Amitabh Bachchan was appointed director, one of the four companies, Tramp Shipping Limited (Bahamas), acquired a ship from another Bahamas company, co-owned by his brother Ajitabh Bachchan, in 1994.

Lionel Messi trains with Argentina, eyes Panama

Lionel Messi trains with Argentina, eyes Panama

A victory against Panama on Friday would almost certainly guarantee a place in the quarter-finals for Argentina with one game remaining in Group D.

Panama's indigenous tribes launch drones to fight deforestation

Indigenous people in Panama are using drones as a new weapon to monitor deforestation on their lands as thousands of hectares disappear every year in one of the world`s most biodiverse rainforests, the United Nations said.

Those with illegal money to be prosecuted: Jaitley on Panama Papers

Those with illegal money to be prosecuted: Jaitley on Panama Papers

Warning of strict action against people stashing black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said prosecution would be initiated against those found to have parked funds illegally in accounts named in ‘Panama Papers’.

 

 

NDA has done more work on black money than previous govts: Arun Jaitley

NDA has done more work on black money than previous govts: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the NDA government has done more work to fish out black money than any other previous government in a short span of two years and all efforts are afoot to book those who have not taken advantage of the disclosure scheme.

Pakistani N-scientist's kin linked to offshore firm in Panama Papers

Disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's family has been caught in the Panama Papers row as the documents name his four close relatives as owners of an offshore company in the Bahamas.

Panama commits to automatic exchange of tax data for 1st time

Panama commits to automatic exchange of tax data for 1st time

Global economic body OECD on Wednesday said Panama, along with few other jurisdictions, has committed to the internationally accepted norm of "automatic" sharing of financial and tax data with other countries, a development coming in the backdrop of the 'Panama Papers' offshore assets leaks where at least 500 Indian names have also figured.

Panama Papers case: SC issues notice to CBI on PIL seeking probe

Panama Papers case: SC issues notice to CBI on PIL seeking probe

Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigaion (CBI) on PIL seeking probe against those named in Panama Papers.

Panama to transfer stranded Cuban migrants to Mexico

Panama authorities on Monday will begin transferring 3,400 US-bound Cuban migrants to Mexico who were stranded without papers.

Panama reaches deal to send 3,800 US-bound Cubans to Mexico

Each planeload would carry 154 Cubans who would pay the cost of the trip themselves.

Panama reports 4 cases of Zika-related microcephaly

Health authorities in Panama say they've identified four cases of the birth defect microcephaly linked to the Zika virus.

US names prominent Panama family big money launderers

The United States has named Panama's prominent Waked family, who run a large luxury goods, duty-free shops and real estate business, as a major drug money-laundering organisation.

Panama paper leaks: I-T dept may go to court, seek SIT to probe 7-year old cases

Panama paper leaks: I-T dept may go to court, seek SIT to probe 7-year old cases

The Panama Papers are a set of over 11 million confidential documents detailing information about more than 214,000 offshore companies compiled by Panamanian corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca.

Black money SIT holds meet; reviews Panama, foreign stash cases

Black money SIT holds meet; reviews Panama, foreign stash cases

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money Tuesday held a meeting and reviewed some important tax evasion and money laundering probe cases like the recent 'Panama Papers' disclosures and those related to bank frauds.

New raid on Panama Papers law firm: Report

Panamanian authorities launched a new raid Friday on an address linked to the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal, local media reported.