“We are shocked, terrified. We do not know what to do?” Avni wrote on her Facebook page. Avni alleged that the mobsters were led by Sharad Agarwal, Manju Agarwal, sister of Prabhu Shankar, the brother who was given the eastern part of the Haldiram empire, and Manju’s son, Vatsal Agarwal. She alleged that the troika entered the shop forcibly, cut CCTV cameras telephone lines, stole hard discs of computers, assaulted and forced employees to divulge the bank account details and passwords of emails operated by the late Mahesh Aggarwal. The hoodlums also took away account books, legal papers, property papers, official stamps, share certificates, signed cheques, purchase bills, Income tax files, balance sheets and many other documents, including Mahesh’s laptop and pen drives. She claimed the damage caused to their property was over Rs 80 lakh. Avni further said she is scared about the safety of her businesses, employees and lives of her family members. … [Read more...] about Bitter fight erupts in Haldiram’s group over property after death of family elder
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The CP-UP Certification Technology Service Co, an agency based in China's Guangzhou city which helps clients with such clearances, told its customers in an Aug. 4 notice that BIS had stopped processing applications from "non-Indian manufacturers" from July 23 "due to the trade war between China and India". … [Read more...] about India-China spat| Chinese firms said to be hit by new import hurdles
We’ve been ready for years because that’s how long many of us have been building platforms that “place community and connection, tolerance and empathy, and joy and kindness above all,” and yet we can’t get funded. When the leaders and institutions you’re calling on fund, support, and champion us—founders who are female, BIPOC, LGBTQ, disabled, and those from other underrepresented groups—you’ll see how very different the world your children grow up in will be. … [Read more...] about Dear Prince Harry: There’s a simple solution to design safer, more inclusive social media
Manage stress Konnikova says she chose the game of poker to learn about luck and didn’t realize it would teach her about who she is as a person. “Stress and pressure make a very high-stakes environment, and you can get depleted very quickly because you constantly have to be thinking about your next step,” she says. “That’s draining and cognitively emotional. All of your issues and hang-ups, everything you carry with you, comes up.” … [Read more...] about What poker can teach you about living through a pandemic
All of the rest can technically be reprocessed into new materials for different applications. In the final instance, any plastic waste can be shredded and used as filler for asphalt, or be pyrolyzed to produce fuel. The Japanese company Blest Corporation already sells a portable machine to convert domestic plastic waste into fuel in a simple, affordable way. … [Read more...] about All plastic is technically recyclable. Why does so much of it end up in landfills?