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Archive for October, 2022

‘Steel man of India’ J J Irani dies at 86

Monday, October 31, 2022 22:10

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Sebi bans Mehul Choksi from market for 10 years

Monday, October 31, 2022 22:00

Choksi had defrauded Punjab National Bank and in January 2018 fled the country. Currently he’s been proclaimed an offender by the government and several cases against him, by agencies like CBI, Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax department, are pending.

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‘Those with less than 6 mths to retire can withdraw EPS-95 amount’

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:50

At present, EPFO subscribers with less than six months of service left are allowed to withdraw the accumulations in their employees’ provident fund account only. EPFO’s highest decision making body, the Central Board of Trustees (CBT), recommended the amendments to the EPS-95 scheme to the government.

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Procession through runway, Kerala airport to stay shut for 5 hrs

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:44

The airport suspends its services twice a year — in March-April for Painkuni festival and in October-November for the Arattu procession, when Lord Vishnu is carried from the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple on a palanquin to Shanghumugham beach, located just behind the airport, for a ritual bath.

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‘Patel as PM could have ensured many issues didn’t arise’

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:38

“Never leave your language. Learn all other languages from around the world but don’t leave your native language. Language is a form of expression and not of your intelligence. You will have to keep your mother tongue alive,” Amit Shah told the gathering which also included teachers and guardians.

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‘Guj negligence, misgovernance led to bridge collapse’

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:25

AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge said it was important to know what caused the bridge collapse as it was reopened just five days ago. “Why were so many people allowed? There should be an inquiry headed by a retired Supreme Court or high court judge,” he said.

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Bitterness in Punjab over Dera chief’s parole & e-satsangs

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:20

The Dera chief has significantly increased his online activity during his latest parole, his third this year. There have been a few incidents of Dera’s followers sent to invite people for gatherings being confronted by Sikhs. These indicate that things could take a turn for the worse in the state.

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SC sets the ball rolling, CAA hearing to start from Dec 6

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:11

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta submitted before a bench of CJI UU Lalit, Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Bela M Trivedi that the Centre has filed its response but sought time on behalf of states. He said the response of both the states were crucial as 52 out of over 250 ...

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PM Modi pays tribute to Patel, attacks Congress

Monday, October 31, 2022 21:07

Later in the day, PM targeted Congress over Patel’s photo not featuring in advertisements in newspapers given by the party-led government in Rajasthan and advised its leaders to first connect with the man who unified India.

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Lula returns as Brazil prez after edging out Bolsonaro

Monday, October 31, 2022 20:57

Da Silva received 50.9% of the vote and Bolsonaro 49.1%, according to the country's election authority. Yet the morning after the results came in — and congratulations had poured in from world leaders — Bolsonaro still had yet to publicly concede or react in any way, even as truckers blockaded ...

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