Different types of drugs have been confiscated across the country but some of the big seizures during the unlock period have been that of Opium - 234 kgs and Weed 4,207 kgs. According to the report, the majority of the big seizures have been around the Odisha-Andhra belt of the country. Opium growing districts include Mandsaur, Ratlam and Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh as well as Pratapgarh in Rajasthan. … [Read more...] about Lockdown restrictions help narcotics business reach new highs in India
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As a child, I didn’t understand what that meant, but now I wonder what the woman had been thinking. She probably didn’t know that we were a handful of law-abiding families up against a planted and planned group of militants who had threatened us to leave our own house or face death. Wasn’t this some kind of discrimination in my own country? … [Read more...] about Kashmiri Pandits have received only lip service from political parties, says author Avanti Sopory
Armed with prospects of high growth, split-second information reach, large doses of capital infusion began to push the new age companies to stratospheric valuations. The stock prices continued to rocket northwards, and retail as well as institutional investors shed the time proven principles of staying invested for a long period of time. Old economy sectors and stocks – infrastructure, construction, public sector companies, metals & mining - started witnessing dwindling traded volumes, clearly highlighting the shift to consumer discretionary, fintech, FMCG and other consumption focussed sectors. Seth Klarman’s words, "The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation" seem to be slowly fading away. Economy was disconnected from the stock market was an accepted fact in most investment circles, but by how much and for how long, were the points of debate. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?
During the negotiations, the PLA claimed its position on Green Top is “legitimised by the build-up of Indian roads and communications infrastructure in the area—in turn, a response to years of construction work by China,” said the report. … [Read more...] about China’s PLA says won’t remove troops from strategic Green Top area near Pangong Lake