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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Georgian-American businessman who met then-Miss Universe pageant owner Donald Trump in 2013, has been questioned by congressional investigators about whether he helped organize a meeting between Russians and Trump’s eldest son during the 2016 election campaign, four sources familiar with the matter said.

The meeting at Trump Tower in New York involving Donald Trump Jr. and other campaign advisers is a focus of probes by Congress and Special Counsel Robert Mueller on whether campaign officials colluded with Russia when it sought to interfere in the U.S. election, the sources said. Russia denies allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies that it meddled in the election and President Donald Trump denies any collusion.

The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees recently questioned behind closed doors Irakly Kaveladze, a U.S. citizen born in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, the sources said. He is a U.S.-based representative of Azerbaijani oligarch Aras Agalarov’s real estate firm, the Crocus Group.

The panels knew Kaveladze was at the June 9, 2016 meeting but became more interested in him after learning he also attended a private dinner in Las Vegas in 2013 with Trump and Agalarov as they celebrated an agreement to hold that year’s Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, the sources said.

Committee members now want to know more about the extent of Kaveladze’s contacts with the Trump family and whether he had a bigger role than previously believed in setting up the Trump Tower meeting when Trump was a Republican candidate for president.

The White House declined to comment. Mueller’s office also declined to comment.

Scott Balber, a New York lawyer who represents Kaveladze, confirmed that his client attended both the dinner in Las Vegas and the Trump Tower meeting but said he did not set up the second meeting. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, other Trump campaign aides, and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya were also at that meeting.

Lawyer Balber also said the committees were only seeking Kaveladze’s input as a witness and were not targeting him for investigation.

“No-one has ever told me that they have any interest in him other than as a witness,” Balber said.

Lawyers for Trump Jr. and Kushner did not respond to requests for comment about their contacts with Kaveladze. A lawyer for President Trump declined to comment.

One photograph from the 2013 dinner, when Trump still owned the Miss Universe pageant, shows Agalarov and his pop singer son Emin along with Trump, two Trump aides and several other people at the dining table. Another shows Kaveladze standing behind Trump and Emin Agalarov as they speak.

The pictures were found by a University of California at Irvine student and blogger Scott Stedman, who posted them on Nov. 22. Aras Agalarov is a billionaire property developer in Russia who was awarded the Order of Honor by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Several U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said Mueller’s team and the committees are looking for any evidence of a link between the Trump Tower meeting and the release six weeks later of emails stolen from Democratic Party organizations.

They are also trying to determine whether there was any discussion at the New York meeting of lifting U.S. economic sanctions on Russia, a top priority for Putin, the officials said.

Rob Goldstone, a British publicist, told Trump Jr. ahead of the New York meeting that Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya would be bringing damaging information about donations to a charity linked to Trump’s Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to emails later released by Trump Jr.

Trump Jr. initially said the meeting was about Russian adoptions but later said it also included Veselnitskaya’s promises of information on the donations to the Clinton charity. He said he ultimately never received the information, although it was later posted on the Internet.

In a statement issued after meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 7, Trump, Jr. said Goldstone and Veselnitskaya were in a conference room with him as well as Kaveladze and a translator.

Balber said Kaveladze attended expecting to serve as a translator, although he did not do so in the end because Veselnitskaya brought her own.

(Reporting by Mark Hosenball and Jonathan Landay; additional reporting by Polina Nikolskaya in Moscow; editing by Kieran Murray and Grant McCool)

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Blossoming of the cryptocurrency as well as blockchain technology has motivated the pioneers of the present world. The technologies of today have brought about the opening of locked doors as well as it has led to the creation of new currencies. Even though the cryptocurrency has a huge impact on the global economy yet it is not recognized as “money”. It will take some time for the new market to get stabilize and the pioneers to figure out the way to compete with deep-rooted fiat currency. However, still the world economy is functioning by a legacy system of 164 authorized national currencies and the problem of exchanging these currencies persist till now.

What is Zerobank?

It is an innovative money exchange platform allowing the customers to make non-commercial transactions globally and also it launches its initial coin offering to the participants. This platform makes use of the smart contracts as well as blockchain technologies and aims to remove the traditional remittance as well as exchange systems.

It helps in peer to peer sharing of the economy and here, the earned money from the centralized organization goes back to the community. In addition to blockchain technology, this project makes use of the shared economy model. This model maximizes the benefits for the user who uses this system by cutting down all the intermediary costs from Money transfer organization and current banking. Zerobank offers an opportunity to its participants to become an agent as well as earn the extra money by bringing up the valuable services to the people around them.

ICO information-

The total number of security token issued is 1,600,000,000 ZB and the number of security token available for the sale is 640,000,000 ZB. The amount of this target sale is about 48 M dollars and the pre-ICO bonus offered will be 15%.

If you want to know further about the token sale then visits its official link. Zerobank has a team of the experienced IT members, the senior executive in top money exchange/ transfer, banking as well as financial service organization. Kai yee goh is the CEO who is also a senior executive in the transfast, united financial group, Harte-Hanks, PayPal and Western Union. Also, bao ly CTO, who is expert IT architect in financial and banking services, is present in the team. He has extensive work experience in consultancy as well as an architect as his work in the BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC and AXA.

Other team members of the zerobank are also well-known individuals; the team of zerobank is working to disrupt the present exchange and money transfer services available worldwide. Hurry up and make use of this amazing platform today. Becoming the part of this platform you can gain various benefits and get solution to the traditional banking problems. If you are a tour guide, salesman, or student and searching for the job opportunity then this platform are made for you. Become the agent of zerobank today. Before using this platform makes sure you read its terms of use and policy.

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Diamond Power Infrastructure on a transformational spree with Digital India program

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India, being one of the fastest growing economies in the world, is witnessing a digital revolution. PM Narendra Modi has trotted out numerous programs to promote Digital India, ensuring digital inclusion across the country. On this note, Amit Bhatnagar Diamond Power MD, has digitally-empowered his company, in the field of manufacturing power transmission equipment.

Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd, also known as Dicabs, was the first Indian company to manufacture alloy conductors and proto-test HSHC (High Strength and High Conductivity) conductors. Today, Dicabs is the only company in India, which holds a BIS mark certification for alloy conductors.  It also complies with the ISI quality standards for manufacturing all types of conductors.

The Vadodara- based company has also established India’s headmost ‘continual horizontal lead extrusion facility’, along with the ‘aluminum corrugation facility’ for cables (66KV). Dicabs is also ranked at the fifth position in the world, for manufacturing extra high-voltage cables up to 550 KV.

The homegrown companies are getting new opportunities to grow, as the Centre has reduced imports in the segment. India is on a transformational spree, and will become a hub for technology and innovations in the coming years. The initiative has already received pledges from Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd and other corporate ventures, with investments worth Rs 4.5 lakh crore. This figure is expected to surge as the ‘Make in India’ campaign gains momentum.

Amit Bhatnagar Diamond Power

Amit Bhatnagar believes that quality and technology go hand in hand. Being a technocrat, he has always supported technology by reining on state-of-the-art technology for all business operations.

His ability to sense, envision and adapt to change pertaining to technology has been the company’s key growth driver, since the initial years. “With India progressing on the path of innovation and technology, Dicabs would unremittingly partner its journey towards successful frontiers. Simultaneously, we would continue to adapt to as well as lead the change through proactive investments in technology,” says Amit Bhatnagar.

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India, being one of the fastest growing economies in the world, is witnessing a digital revolution. PM Narendra Modi has trotted out numerous programs to promote Digital India, ensuring digital inclusion across the country. On this note, Amit Bhatnagar Diamond Power MD, has digitally-empowered his company, in the field of manufacturing power transmission equipment.

Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd, also known as Dicabs, was the first Indian company to manufacture alloy conductors and proto-test HSHC (High Strength and High Conductivity) conductors. Today, Dicabs is the only company in India, which holds a BIS mark certification for alloy conductors.  It also complies with the ISI quality standards for manufacturing all types of conductors.

The Vadodara- based company has also established India’s headmost ‘continual horizontal lead extrusion facility’, along with the ‘aluminum corrugation facility’ for cables (66KV). Dicabs is also ranked at the fifth position in the world, for manufacturing extra high-voltage cables up to 550 KV.

The homegrown companies are getting new opportunities to grow, as the Centre has reduced imports in the segment. India is on a transformational spree, and will become a hub for technology and innovations in the coming years. The initiative has already received pledges from Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd and other corporate ventures, with investments worth Rs 4.5 lakh crore. This figure is expected to surge as the ‘Make in India’ campaign gains momentum.

Amit Bhatnagar Diamond Power

Amit Bhatnagar believes that quality and technology go hand in hand. Being a technocrat, he has always supported technology by reining on state-of-the-art technology for all business operations.

His ability to sense, envision and adapt to change pertaining to technology has been the company’s key growth driver, since the initial years. “With India progressing on the path of innovation and technology, Dicabs would unremittingly partner its journey towards successful frontiers. Simultaneously, we would continue to adapt to as well as lead the change through proactive investments in technology,” says Amit Bhatnagar.

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