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No evidence to justify Indian businessman Mallya's extradition, UK court hears - Dotemirates

No evidence to justify Indian businessman Mallya's extradition, UK court hears

London: The Indian government has failed to provide any substantial evidence to justify extraditing tycoon Vijay Mallya from Britain to face fraud charges, his lawyer told a London court on Wednesday.India wants to extradite 62-year-old Indian businessman from Britain to face criminal action relating to loans taken out by his defunct Kingfisher Airlines and Indian authorities want to recover about $1.4 billion they say Kingfisher owes.In her closing submission, Mallya's lawyer Clare Montgomery told London's Westminster Magistrates Court that India had failed to provide enough evidence to form a "prima facie" case against him necessary to warrant his extradition."It's undermined...


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17/09/2019

5 rights groups urge UN chief to condemn China over Muslims

Five human rights organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to condemn the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region and call for the immediate closure of government detention camps. In a letter to the U.N. chief released Tuesday, the groups say these actions would be an important contribution to addressing "one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time." The letter was signed by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists, the International Federation for Human Rights and the World Uyghur Conference. The five groups cautioned Guterres "against...
17/09/2019

UAE investors to inject $10bn in Bangladesh economic zones

DHAKA: UAE-based investors have lined up several new projects including five free economic zones worth $10 billion in Bangladesh, the plans for which were discussed at the Bangladesh Economic Forum in Dubai on Sunday. Salman F. Rahman, advisor to Bangladesh’s prime minister on private industry and investment, led a 20-member government delegation comprising officials from the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority, Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority and Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority for the meeting in the UAE. This was the first time representatives from all three agencies participated in the Bangladesh Economic Forum — a private sector initiative undertaken by UAE-based, non-resident...
17/09/2019

Trial of 2 underway in 2015 murder of 9-year-old Chicago boy

A prosecutor in the trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy noted the victim brought a basketball to a park while his alleged killers "brought guns." Dwright Boone-Doty and Corey Morgan are charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Tyshawn Lee. Assistant State's Attorney Margaret Hillmann on Tuesday said Boone-Doty lured the 4th grader into an alley by promising him a juice box and then shot him. She asserted the defendants killed the boy because they believed his father was a member of a rival gang responsible for the shooting death of...

17/09/2019

Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese has paid out $80M to law firm

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million to 160 victims of sexual abuse by clergy represented by a single law firm since 2000, the lawyer who heads the Minnesota-based firm told reporters Tuesday. According to a statement issued later by the archdiocese, it has paid around $200 million in all to settle litigation accusing clergy of sexual misconduct over recent decades. Jeff Anderson, one of the most prominent attorneys representing accusers nationwide, told a Chicago news conference it was the first time he's publicly revealed the sum of payments to clients abused by nearly 50 clergy. The...
17/09/2019

India arrests former Kashmir chief minister

NEW DELHI — A former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, seen as being pro-India, has been formally arrested under a law allowing him to be held for up to two years without charge, authorities said on Tuesday.Farooq Abdullah, 81, has been under house arrest since early August when India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy, imposed a security lockdown and detained dozens of local politicians including those who back the region being part of India.But on Monday he was formally arrested under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and his home turned into a "judicial lockup", Muneer Khan, a senior police official...
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India says expects to gain control over Pakistan Kashmir one day

NEW DELHI — India's foreign minister said on Tuesday that the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan belongs to India and that he expected India to gain physical control over it one day, raising the rhetoric over the territorial dispute.India rules the heavily populated Kashmir Valley while Pakistan controls a wedge of territory in the west that New Delhi describes as Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)."Our position on PoK is, has always been and will always be very clear. PoK is part of India and we expect one day that we will have the jurisdiction, physical jurisdiction over it," Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam...