British Virgin Islands

Former Pak PM Shaukat Aziz named in Paradise Papers

Shaukat Aziz, 68, served as Pakistan's prime minister from 2004 to 2007.

Nov 06, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan under I-T scanner in Panama Papers case

Amitabh Bachchan under I-T scanner in Panama Papers case

The report quoting a senior official further said that the tax department has already dispatched a top-level officer to the British Virgin Islands to access information.

Aug 14, 2017, 10:02 AM IST
Barack Obama kitesurfing: This video will make you fall in love with ex-US president again

Barack Obama kitesurfing: This video will make you fall in love with ex-US president again

After keeping his political opponents at bay for years, former US President Barack Obama has now beaten his friend and billionaire Richard Branson, who had challenged him in a Kitesurfing contest.

Feb 08, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

Capt Amarinder slams Jaitley for 'fraud notice' against his son

Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday dubbed the Enforcement Directorate summon issued against his son Raninder Singh for alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) as 'fraud notice' and said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley can't get over his defeat in the 2014 general election.

Jun 06, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
Panama Papers: Raman Singh's son in dock over alleged ownership of assets in British Virgin Islands

Panama Papers: Raman Singh's son in dock over alleged ownership of assets in British Virgin Islands

The Congress on Thursday trained its guns on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over his son's alleged ownership of assets in the British Virgin Islands.

Apr 08, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

Niira Radia now surfaces in 'Panama Papers'

The global expose has been conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) along with over 100 global media organisations.

Apr 06, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

`Panama Papers` reveal links with North Korea front companies

DCB Finance Ltd was registered by North Korean official Kim Chol-Sam and Nigel Cowie, a British banker who had moved to North Korea in 1995.

Apr 05, 2016, 09:04 AM IST
Panama law firm papers reveal Nawaz Sharif family's 'offshore holdings'

Panama law firm papers reveal Nawaz Sharif family's 'offshore holdings'

Secret files of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca that have leaked into the public domain indicate that Pakistan`s first family -- the Sharifs -- are the world`s powerful who have established offshore tax havens to park their unaccounted for wealth.

Apr 04, 2016, 15:24 PM IST
Honeymooning Olympic champion Ben Ainslie rescued by Richard Branson

Honeymooning Olympic champion Ben Ainslie rescued by Richard Branson

Four-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie revealed on Tuesday that he and his new wife were helped by British entrepreneur Richard Branson after running into trouble while sailing on their honeymoon.

Jan 14, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

Ex power secy's wife summoned for not declaring money abroad

Former Delhi Power Secretary RK Verma's wife has been summoned as an accused by a court here for allegedly not declaring money stashed in an undisclosed company in the United Kingdom's British Virgin Islands.

Jan 10, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Hurricane Gonzalo gains strength, nears British Virgin Islands

Hurricane Gonzalo picked up power as it churned through the northern Caribbean late on Monday headed for the British Virgin Islands, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Oct 14, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Indian cos invested $9.6 bn in 5 countries in last 3 fiscals

British Virgin Islands, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Mauritius and Singapore were the top five nations where Indian firms made investment of USD 9.6 billion in the last three years.

Aug 01, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Tatas find fraudsters using its name for online ponzi scheme

A British Virgin Islands entity has been found to be fraudulently using Tata brand name to lure investors to online investment plans promising huge monthly returns of up to 100 per cent for payments made in bitcoins and some other virtual currencies.

Feb 16, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

India fully compliant with global tax laws; Cyprus, 3 others fail test

A worldwide crackdown on illicit funds has left just four jurisdictions -- Cyprus, Luxembourg, Seychelles and British Virgin Islands -- non-compliant with global tax laws, while India has emerged as 'fully compliant'.

Nov 24, 2013, 12:43 PM IST

Four tax havens join India in fight against stash funds

In a big boost in the fight against blackmoney, four overseas jurisdictions including Liechtenstein-- where Indians are suspected to have stashed illicit funds-- Thursday agreed to do away with banking secrecy ways by allowing automatic tax information exchange.

Nov 21, 2013, 22:00 PM IST

2G scam: ED to send fresh LRs to British Virgin Islands

The ED had sent a Letters Rogatory (LR) to the country last year in these instances, the sources said.

Mar 25, 2012, 18:41 PM IST