#NewsInTweets: 11 Million Leaked Documents Reveal Hidden Assets Of Over 500 Indians

Posted on April 4, 2016

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. #PanamaPapers: An 8-month-long investigation by The Indian Express has revealed that over 500 Indians, including actors Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, and industrialists, set up offshore entities in the form of companies, foundations and trusts in tax havens around the world. A leak of over 11 million documents from a Panama-based firm, Mossack Fonseca, led to these findings.

2. Mehbooba Mufti to swear in as J&K Chief Minister today. She’ll be the first woman C.M. of the state.

3. Assembly elections begin in West Bengal and Assam.

4. Britain’s most recent media startup, New Day, has announced that it will only be available in print, and not have a website or an app. It has a goal of attracting 1 million readers per week.

5. Roman Reigns becomes the new WWE World Heavyweight champion.

6. South Korea conducted a large-scale live fire exercise on the East Sea “where North Korea has been upping tensions with a series of missile and rocket launches supervised by leader Kim Jong-Un”, according to this NDTV report.

7. A 300-acre tech park will be set up near Bengaluru, for women and by women.

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