Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved caught exporting red sandalwood to China

NEW DELHI: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved has moved the Delhi High Court against the seizure of red sandalwood by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) that was being exported to China. DRI and the customs department seized more than 50 tonnes of red sanders logs along with documents and a passport belonging to a Patanjali representative, said people aware of the matter. Patanjali had permission to export Grade C sandalwood but the goods were seized…

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10,000 PNB Credit, Debit card customers affected by data breach

Punjab National Bank, which is already reeling under a multi-crore rupee financial fraud by two fugitive luxury jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, have reported a data breach because of which around 10,000 credit or debit card holders have been affected. As per a report in the Asia Times, security experts believe that the sensitive details of customers of the state-run bank were offered for sale through a website for at least three months. It…

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64% Antibiotics Sold In India Unapproved

A study conducted by Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle University revealed that multinational companies produced and sold unregulated antibiotics in India on a large scale. According to the study, 64% antibiotics sold in India are unapproved. The British Journal of Clinical Pharmacy has published the report. These antibiotics have not been regulated in India, UK and US. “Selling unapproved, unscrutinised antibiotics undermines measures in India to control antimicrobial resistance. Multinational companies should explain…

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Police crack down on Bengaluru youth for ‘pakoda’ protest against PM Modi

Bengaluru: As many as 10 youths were detained by police here on Sunday for holding protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by selling ‘pakodas’ to condemn his recent remark that ‘pakoda’ selling was also employment. Donning graduation caps and robes, the youths were selling the fritters on the roads, just a few metres away from the Palace Grounds, where Modi was addressing a massive BJP rally. In a recent interview with a television channel, Modi…

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How Arun Jaitley has punished taxpayers through his five Budgets

Middle class taxpayers got a rough deal from Modi government, which pampered tax thieves through repeated amnesties. A fine is a tax for doing something wrong. A tax is a fine for doing something right. After five budgets of the Jaitley-Modi economics, this could be an apt statement for India’s taxpayers under the direct and indirect taxation net. The hit-and-miss taxation strategies introduced in Budgets presented over the years turned India into a nation where…

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