The narcotic trade network is spread from Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara to Tamil Nadu’s Chennai. In Chennai, three consignments of 770 ecstasy pills and other items were caught in June. The number of such consignments hit nine (1,047 pills) in July. The narcotics seized by Chennai Air Customs since March has been valued at Rs 1.04 crore. … [Read more...] about Lockdown restrictions help narcotics business reach new highs in India
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I have to admit that binge watching three seasons of a superhero show is not exactly my cuppa tea (I gave up on the exciting Turkish show Ertugrul when I got tired of the horses and the melodrama). But, I wanted to be a part of the family where Principal Pierce knows how to handle rough students without giving in to violence, and has retired from Superhero life. No, It’s not like the Incredibles at all. Apart from the fact that he is not your usual white suburbanite lad or a rich white technocrat, but a black family man helps you root for the man. … [Read more...] about Best Netflix movies, shows to beat the monsoon blues this August
Singh claimed the decision will offer a “great opportunity” to the Indian defence industry to manufacture these items by using their own design and development capabilities or by adopting the technologies designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to meet the requirements of the armed forces.MoD has also bifurcated the capital procurement budget for 2020-21 between domestic and foreign capital procurement routes. A separate budget head has been created with an outlay of nearly Rs 52,000 crore for domestic capital procurement in the current financial year. … [Read more...] about Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says import of 101 military items to be banned in push for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’
Vijayan in a tweet had said "Yesterday, the fast response of the local people and officials made all the difference. They brave bad weather and COVID fears to rescue their fellow beings. The long queues of people who wanted to donate blood was just one example", Vijayan had said. … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash: ‘Real Heroes’ who helped rescue passengers remain in quarantine
At a first look, the portfolio seemed diversified and consisted of well-known companies like Apollo Tyres, Raymond, CESC, Jindal Stainless, Tata Chemicals, Birla Corporation, State Bank of India, ITC and a few others, bought almost 10 years ago, probably in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. A cursory research of the top 8 holdings revealed considerable under performance, while financial parameters looked cheap and offered value. Little more granular look at the sales and profitability over the last 10 years showed inconsistent performance, marked by pitiable returns. A case of value investing not yielding the desired returns. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?