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Six Kerala cities to get Rs 105 crore each to buy electric vehicles
Cities that have a population of more than 10 lakh will get an aid of Rs 105 crore each from the Center for buying electric vehicles. In Kerala, six cities including Kochi, will benefit from the project. Under the FAME India scheme of the heavy industries ministry, selected cities will get the fund to buy electric buses, cars and three-wheelers. Click here to read the full story
Jayant Sinha, Amitabh Bachchan among 714 Indians on Paradise list
A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including many Indian politicians, corporate persons and Bollywood stars, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.
The list ranks India at 19 among 180 world countries where corporations maneuvered laws and policies to legally and illegally park their wealth away from the national taxation systems. Key Indian names on the list includes Minister of State for civil aviation Jayant Sinha, BJP MP R.K. Singh, Sachin Pilot, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Karthi Chidambaram, corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, actors Amitabh Bachchan and Manyata Dutt. Click here to know more
Rain threat in Thiruvananthapuram as India face Kiwis in 3rd T20I
The series is tied at 1-1 and with a match to go, everything is at stake as India take on New Zealand in the third and final T20I of the series at the Greenfield International Stadium, here on Tuesday.
While the locals are keenly waiting to see some of the biggest cricketing names live in action, the rain may play spoilsport and deny the crowds a chance to witness the likes of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Trent Boult, Kane Williamson and others showcasing their skills at the venue which is also known as Trivandrum International Stadium. Click here to read the full story
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