The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has handed over ?9,041.5 crore worth of assetsin shares, to Indian banks that lost money to bank fraud by three fugitive businessmen, Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.
ED has already seized assets worth ?. 18,170.02 crore, 80.45% of the total loss to banks in cases involving the three businessmen, and transferred a part of the attached or seized assets to the banks and the government.
This includes their properties worth ?969 crore in foreign countries including the UK, the US, France and the UAE. India is also pursuing their extradition.
National Security Advisors of member countries pledged cooperation in the joint fight against international terrorism, extremism, and separatism during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Dushanbe.
The NSAs of the SCO countries discussed cooperation against religious radicalism and the risks of increasing transnational organised crime, including arms and drug trafficking.
It was also stressed that the regional anti-terrorism structure of the SCO can play an important role in ensuring regional security and strengthening ties between member states in combating threats and challenges of the modern world.
New Zealand lifted the inaugural World Test Championship title with a comfortable eight-wicket win over India on the sixth and final day of the marquee final at The Hampshire Bowl, Southampton.
It is first major ICC trophy for the Black Caps, who had ended runners-up at the 2019 ODI World Cup after losing the final to hosts England on boundary count. They had also lost the 2015 World Cup final to Australia.
The seasoned pair of skipper Kane Williamson (52) and Ross Taylor (47) took New Zealand past the finish line with their unbeaten 96-run partnership as they overhauled the 139-run target without much fuss.