Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Tag Archives: money

Saudi graft inquiry spreads beyond borders

FILE PHOTO - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

ABU DHABI/DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption has spread beyond its borders as regulators in the United Arab Emirates ask UAE banks for information about Saudi citizens detained in the investigation, a possible prelude to freezing their accounts. The UAE central bank has requested commercial banks and finance companies in ...

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Deepika Padukone: I am just a 12th pass

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BENGALURU: Deepika Padukone said she believes romantic relationships are complicated and it is difficult to find a partner who understands one’s success and passion. The 31-year-old actor said it is not easy for a performer to maintain their number one position in the industry. “As far as romantic relationships are ...

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Arshad Warsi’s remake woes

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BOLLYWOOD: Arshad Warsi is keen on remaking Pushpak, and is going into the silent movie zone with it. However, he still hasn’t secured the rights for the movie. “They’re charging a lot of money. I can write my own silent movie, but Pushpak is a known film, so it’ll be ...

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17% of mothers still lend money to their adult children

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One in six (17%) mothers with adult children say they lend them money, compared with around one in 10 (9%) fathers, Nationwide Building Society found. And 16% of mothers with adult children still cook and bake for them, compared with 2% of fathers. Some 15% of mothers still wash or ...

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Where exactly does Britain’s £12.2bn foreign aid go?

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LONDON: Britain is a significant contributor to helping developing countries. In 2015, for the third year running, the government met its commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on foreign aid, with the official budget rising to £12.2bn. However, it has become a politically divisive issue, with ...

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Ayyan’s petition could not reach a consenting order

KARACHI: The petition of Pakistani supper model Ayyan Ali seeking removal of her name from the Exit Control List was referred to a referee judge for its disposal as the two member of Sindh High Court’s division bench could not reach a consenting order. Justice Ahmed Ali M Shiekh, a ...

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Modi promises to ease cash crunch

NEW DELHI: PM Modi urged Indians to give him more time to resolve a cash crunch that followed the withdrawal of high-value banknotes from circulation, as rival politicians lashed out at his handling of the crisis. His comments came as the government said it was increasing a weekly cash withdrawal ...

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