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Modi's meeting with FM, Finmin officials postponed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stocktaking of the economy has been postponed pending finance ministry putting together a comprehensive presentation on the reasons for slowdown and remedial measures it proposes.

Officer who probed Gujarat riot cases named NIA chief

The appointments committee of the cabinet (ACC) named senior IPS officer YC Modi (in pic) to head the National Investigation Agency (NIA), according to an order issued by the department of personnel and training.

Modi, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, was part of the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases. Modi will hold the post till his superannuation, i.e. May 31, 2021, the order said. Modi currently works as special director in the CBI.

10,000 UK finance jobs affected in Brexit’s first wave

Over 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Br­it­ain or created overse­as in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe’s single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance. Fra­nkfurt was by far the most popular destination for the new roles, the survey sh­o­wed, with Paris a distant second.

Obama goes from White House to Wall Street in 8 months

Hillary Clinton says she made a mistake when she gave speeches on Wall Street after leaving government. Taking money from banks, she writes in her new memoir, created the impression she was in their pocket.

Her old boss doesn’t seem to share her concern.