PNB moves court seeking restoration of assets of Nirav Modi’s firms confiscated by ED

MUMBAI: The Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Wednesday moved multiple applications before a special PMLA court here, seeking restoration of the assets of two firms owned by fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is accused of duping the bank. The bank submitted the applications before special judge V C Barde under the relevant provisions of […]


Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has administrative leave extended to July 27, sources say

The administrative leave for Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been extended by nearly two weeks to July 27, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. The move pushes Bauer’s leave past a scheduled July 23 hearing for a domestic violence restraining order filed by a woman in L.A. County Superior Court. Major League Baseball and […]


Clemson makes DC Brent Venables the highest-paid assistant in college football

Defensive coordinator Brent Venables became the highest-paid assistant football coach in the country Wednesday when the Clemson board of trustees’ compensation committee approved a contract extension that will pay him $2.5 million per year through 2026. While the new contract adds just one year and $100,000 per year to his existing contract, the move does […]

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Senate leader lends clout to marijuana legalization push

WASHINGTON: The Senate‘s top Democrat is backing a bill that would strike down a longstanding federal prohibition on marijuana, embracing a proposal that has slim chance of becoming law yet demonstrates growing public support for decriminalizing the drug. Proposals to legalize marijuana are nothing new. But Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is a sponsor of […]