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IT Raid Exposes Doctor ‘Referral Commission’ Nexus Running Into Hundreds Of Crores

The amount of referral fee transacted in the case of a single lab exceeds Rs. 200 crore.” We are further examining various expenses to see if more such payments have been made”, said a senior IT official. BENGALURU: A raid by the Income Tax department on a few Bengaluru-based doctors and diagnostic centres seems to have blown the lid off a doctors-diagnostic ...

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Nissan sues India over outstanding dues; seeks over $770 million

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Japanese automaker Nissan Motor has begun international arbitration against India to seek more than $770 million in a dispute over unpaid state incentives, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents reviewed by Reuters. In a legal notice sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, Nissan sought payment of incentives due from the ...

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Cricket: India 371-4 after big hundreds from Kohli, Vijay

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s run-machine Virat Kohli and in-form Murali Vijay smashed big centuries in a massive 283-run stand to deflate Sri Lanka on the opening day of the third and final test on Saturday. The tourists claimed two wickets in the morning session and two more in the final one but it otherwise was a microcosm of a ...

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Emir’s Personal Representative meets presidents of FIFA and UEFA

Doha His Highness Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Personal Representative of His Highness the Emir, met FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), Aleksander Ceferin, on the sidelines of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia draw ceremony which was held at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow yesterday. During the two ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan says U.S. courts cannot put Turkey on trial

ANKARA (Reuters) – Courts in the United States cannot put Turkey on trial, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, in reference to the case of a Turkish bank executive who has been charged with evading U.S. sanctions on Iran. Already strained ties between NATO allies Ankara and Washington have deteriorated in recent weeks as Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab, ...

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WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting message

The features will be available once WhatsApp enables it for all users Facebook-owned WhatsApp is likely to give group administrators more powers where they will be able to restrict all other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the popular mobile ...

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Railways cuts down sleeping hours for passengers by an hour

The Railways is trying to put an end to those tiresome quarrels that break out due to oversleeping passengers on the middle and lower berths by reducing official sleeping hours. According to a circular issued by the railway board, the passengers in the reserved coaches can only sleep between 10 pm and 6 am to allow others to sit on the seats for ...

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