Last 24 hours in pictures

Last 24 hours in pictures

Sarabjit Singh

An emotional family members of Sarabjit Singh,who was murdered in Pakistan in the month of May 2013,standing close to his belongings which arrived India via Attari/wagha International  border  on Thursday,November 28 2013. IE Photo: RANA SIMRANJIT SINGH

Sarabjit Singh

Officials of Foreign Ministry of India and district administration carrying the belongings of Sarabjit Singh who was murdered in Pakistan in May,2013. IE Photo: RANA SIMRANJIT SINGH

Shoma Chaudhary

Claiming she didn't want questions raised about her integrity to 'tarnish the image of Tehelka',managing editor of the news magazine Shoma Chaudhury resigned from the organization early on Thursday morning,ten days after a young woman journalist wrote to her complaining about being sexually assaulted by magazine editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.
Shoma Chaudhary leaves her residence on Thursday amidst protests by BJP members outside her residence in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)


A light and sound show and photo exhibitions may soon be a regular feature at the Gateway of India,while solar lights are set to brighten up the Elephanta island,off the coast.
Union Minister of Shipping G K Vasan and Union Minister of State of Communications & IT and Shipping Milind Deora announced these plans at an event at Gateway Wednesday evening. (IE Photo: Kevin D'Souza)


These activities,aimed at encouraging tourism,have been planned as part of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). (IE Photo: Kevin D'Souza)


For the beautification project planned on the island,Rs 16 crore of the CSR budget have been earmarked by the JNPT. A wall and a pathway will be constructed on the west side of the island in the next three years. (IE Photo: Kevin D'Souza)


Photographers at Gateway will don uniform and will be trained in soft skills. The initiative also plans a boat cruise for senior citizens. The ferry will accommodate 70 people and will cruise around the harbour once every fortnight for the next six months. There will be a doctor and a lifeguard on board for the elderly. The maiden ferry was flagged off by Vasan n Wednesday. (IE Photo: Kevin D'Souza)


A special CBI court extended the CBI custody of former Assistant General Manager of State Bank of India (SBI),K K Kumarah till November 30 in an alleged graft case. (IE Photo: Ganesh Shirsekar)


The Economic Offences Wing of CBI had registered a case against Kumarah,Deputy Managing Director of SBI Shyamlal Acharya and Piyoosh Goyal,Chairman of Worlds Window Group,in a case of alleged graft in disbursal of loan of Rs 400 crore. (IE Photo: Ganesh Shirsekar)


According to CBI,Goyal had allegedly applied for Rs 400 crore of corporate loan from SBI. Kumarah,who had joined Worlds Window Group after leaving SBI,allegedly used his contacts with Acharya and got Rs 75 crore loan sanctioned. (IE Photo: Ganesh Shirsekar)


In return,Goyal awarded Kumarah Rs 25 lakh and gave him Rs 15 lakh for Acharya. Kumarah allegedly purchased two high-end Rolex watches worth about Rs eight lakh to be given to Acharya for his alleged favours,the sources said. (IE Photo: Ganesh Shirsekar)