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U-19 World Cup 2022: Schedule, squads, venues and all you need to know about the mega event
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U-19 World Cup 2022: Schedule, squads, venues and all you need to know about the mega event

The 14th edition of the U-19 World Cup will kick off with a clash between hosts West Indies and Australia at the Providence Stadium, Guyana on 14 January, 2022. The final will be played on 5 February at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. Here's all you need to know about the tournament.

Dominican court grants interim bail to Mehul Choksi, allows return to Antigua for medical treatment
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Dominican court grants interim bail to Mehul Choksi, allows return to Antigua for medical treatment

Choksi's trial for illegal entry before a magistrate has also been stayed, which is likely to pose hurdles in the battle to have him extradited to India

Mehul Choksi granted bail by Dominica HC on medical grounds; fugitive diamantaire to return to Antigua
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Mehul Choksi granted bail by Dominica HC on medical grounds; fugitive diamantaire to return to Antigua

As per the court's decision, Choksi can travel to neighbouring Antigua and Barbuda only for the purpose of medical treatment.

CBI, MEA approach Dominica HC to be made party to Mehul Choksi case seeking his return to Antigua and Barbuda
India

CBI, MEA approach Dominica HC to be made party to Mehul Choksi case seeking his return to Antigua and Barbuda

If the Dominica High Court admits the two affidavits filed by the CBI and the MEA, it will pave way for noted lawyer Harish Salve to plead India's case in the country

Dominica high court rejects Mehul Choksi's bail plea, deems him flight risk; key events so far
India

Dominica high court rejects Mehul Choksi's bail plea, deems him flight risk; key events so far

Choksi, 62, who has an Interpol Red Notice against him, had mysteriously gone missing on 23 May from Antigua and Barbuda where he has been staying since 2018 as a citizen after fleeing from India.

Rights of 'Indian citizen' Mehul Choksi will be respected, court will decide future course, says Dominica PM
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Rights of 'Indian citizen' Mehul Choksi will be respected, court will decide future course, says Dominica PM

Choksi, wanted in a Rs 13,500-crore bank fraud case in India, was held in Dominica after his disappearance from Antigua and Barbuda on 23 May

Antigua police has started investigating Mehul Choksi's 'abduction', says PM Gaston Browne
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Antigua police has started investigating Mehul Choksi's 'abduction', says PM Gaston Browne

Choksi went missing from Antigua and Barbuda on 23 May; his lawyers allege that he was kidnapped and brought to Dominica by boat

Private jet from Delhi with Mehul Choksi's deportation documents has reached Dominica, confirms Antigua PM
India

Private jet from Delhi with Mehul Choksi's deportation documents has reached Dominica, confirms Antigua PM

On Sunday, ANI quoted Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne as saying that if Choksi is deported to Antigua, he will continue to enjoy the legal and constitutional protections of citizenship.

Mehul Choksi' photos from Dominica released by local media; PNB scam accused seen with swollen eye, bruised arm
India

Mehul Choksi' photos from Dominica released by local media; PNB scam accused seen with swollen eye, bruised arm

The photos have been released shortly after a court in the island nation restrained his deportation till Wednesday

Mehul Choksi goes missing, say Antiguan police; fugitive diamantaire is wanted in PNB scam case
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Mehul Choksi goes missing, say Antiguan police; fugitive diamantaire is wanted in PNB scam case

A missing person operation has been launched after the police recovered Choksi's car, in which he was last seen on Sunday

Junior member of Indian support staff accused of 'inappropriate behaviour' in West Indies tour; BCCI dismisses as case of 'mistaken identity'
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Junior member of Indian support staff accused of 'inappropriate behaviour' in West Indies tour; BCCI dismisses as case of 'mistaken identity'

A junior member of the Indian cricket team's support staff was accused of "inappropriate behaviour" by a female hotel employee in Antigua, an incident dismissed as a "case of mistaken identity" by the BCCI but mentioned in the then administrative manager's communication with the Board.

Antigua to revoke Mehul Choksi's citizenship: PM of Caribbean nation says he will be extradited to India after exhausting all legal options
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Antigua to revoke Mehul Choksi's citizenship: PM of Caribbean nation says he will be extradited to India after exhausting all legal options

Antigua and Barbuda has agreed to revoke the citizenship of economic offender Mehul Choksi, who is accused in the PNB scam along with nephew Nirav Modi.

PNB fraud case: Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against absconding jeweller Mehul Choksi on request of CBI
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PNB fraud case: Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against absconding jeweller Mehul Choksi on request of CBI

Once a red corner notice is issued against a fugitive, Interpol asks its 192 member countries to arrest or detain the person if spotted in their countries after which extradition or deportation proceedings can begin

PNB fraud: Antigua and Barbuda government to examine India's extradition request for Mehul Choksi this week
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PNB fraud: Antigua and Barbuda government to examine India's extradition request for Mehul Choksi this week

Antigua has assured India that its law enforcement agencies are observing Choksi's movements.

PNB fraud: MEA keen on extraditing Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi, awaits response from authorities in Antigua, UK
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PNB fraud: MEA keen on extraditing Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi, awaits response from authorities in Antigua, UK

Choksi and Modi are wanted in India for allegedly defrauding the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of roughly Rs 14,000 crore. The duo reportedly worked with PNB staffers to pull-off the scam.

PNB fraud: Antigua could extradite Gitanjali Gems boss Mehul Choksi to India under Commonwealth laws
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PNB fraud: Antigua could extradite Gitanjali Gems boss Mehul Choksi to India under Commonwealth laws

On 5 August, India handed Antigua a request for Choksi's extradition, who is wanted in India in connection with the $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

PNB scam: CBI sends Mehul Choksi's extradition request to Antigua; cites three legal grounds
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PNB scam: CBI sends Mehul Choksi's extradition request to Antigua; cites three legal grounds

Mehul Choksi had fled India on 4 January this year and took oath of allegiance in Antigua on 15 January 2018.

MEA reacts to Antigua's statement on Mehul Choksi’s citizenship, says police clearance was given as per ‘extant instruction’
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MEA reacts to Antigua's statement on Mehul Choksi’s citizenship, says police clearance was given as per ‘extant instruction’

In response to queries after the Antigua said that citizenship was granted to Choksi after it received a PCC from the Mumbai passport office, MEA said the PCC was issued on the basis of a clear police verification report (PVR) available on his passport.

PNB fraud: Antigua confirms Mehul Choksi's presence in Caribbean country; CBI to move extradition request soon
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PNB fraud: Antigua confirms Mehul Choksi's presence in Caribbean country; CBI to move extradition request soon

CBI is likely to move an extradition request for Choksi through External Affairs Ministry and may not wait for a Red Corner Notice as application is still pending with Interpol

Mehul Choksi flees to Antigua: UK firm behind Caribbean nation's citizenship-by-investment plan tied to Cambridge Analytica parent
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Mehul Choksi flees to Antigua: UK firm behind Caribbean nation's citizenship-by-investment plan tied to Cambridge Analytica parent

London-based Henley & Partners claims that the concept of the residency and citizenship-by-investment scheme was created by it in the 1990s.