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‘Godwoman’ Radhe Maa Spotted In Police Officer’s Chair, Probe Ordered

NEW DELHI:  Amid controversies circling self-declared gurus, “godwoman” Radhe Maa is on camera lording it over Delhi policemen who are now in big trouble. An officer is being investigated after a photograph showing the so-called spiritual leader sitting in his chair surfaced on social media. Another policeman seen singing with her has been suspended. Four more cops have been transferred. In ... Read More »

JP Morgan pays $264m to settle China ‘bribery’ probe

US bank JP Morgan Chase is to pay $264m (£212m) to settle claims it hired the children of highly placed Chinese officials to gain business in China. The Department of Justice called the scheme “bribery by any other name” and said it threatened national security. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Justice Department (DoJ) began an investigation in ... Read More »

Sweden re-opens probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden is to re-open the investigation into the unsolved assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme 30 years ago, officials say. Stockholm’s chief prosecutor, Krister Petersson, will head the new inquiry. About 10,000 people were quizzed following Olof Palme’s murder in 1986; 134 people claimed to have shot him dead as he left a cinema with his wife. The charismatic Social ... Read More »

Samsung raided in political corruption probe

South Korean prosecutors have raided the offices of Samsung Electronics as part of a probe into the political scandal around President Park Geun-hye. The prosecutors are investigating allegations that Samsung gave money to the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, a close friend of the president. Ms Choi is accused of using their friendship to interfere in politics and solicit business donations. ... Read More »

UK fraud agency charges three in Tesco accounting probe

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has charged three former senior Tesco (TSCO.L) executives with fraud in its investigation into accounting practices at the country’s biggest supermarket chain. A 250 million pound overstatement of Tesco’s first-half profits in August 2014, due to booking deals with suppliers too early, led to the suspension of eight senior members of staff in the following months. ... Read More »

China hints at retaliation against US anti-dumping probe

Cranes are seen above piles of steel pipes to be exported at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. (Reuters photo) BEIJING: China on Saturday hinted at a possible legal challenge against anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations by the US on steel exports from the Communist giant. “China will encourage and support its steel companies to defend themselves according to law, ... Read More »