“Today’s event... is to recognise the two largest tanzanite gemstones in history since the beginning of mining activities in Mirerani,” Simon Msanjila, mines ministry permanent secretary, said at a ceremony in Simanjiro district in Tanzania’s northern Manyara region. … [Read more...] about How a miner from Tanzania became a millionaire overnight
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“I did similar things earlier too, but they never came under the media glare because my postings were all in nondescript locations then,” she smiles, maintaining that the wrong-doer’s profile has no bearing on her decision to act. “I am a public servant and I draw my salary from the public exchequer. Our work has to have public accountability and transparency,” says Roopa, who was awarded the President’s Police Medal. “I had no fear of the consequences because I was doing the right thing as per law. I have acted in public interest. How can they punish me for that?” she asks. … [Read more...] about System discredits whistleblower to maintain status quo, says IPS officer Roopa Moudgil
The central government recently banned 59 Chinese apps in retaliation to the border tension between India and China in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. As for the reason of the ban, the government stated that it was “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”. … [Read more...] about India bans 59 Chinese apps: How does the ban impact pre-installed apps?
As such, industry body NASSCOM has filed their protest with the DHS, terming the move “illegal.” Pro–immigration bodies such as the American Immigration Council (AIC) and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) have also filed comments opposing the move as one that would “hurt US businesses.” … [Read more...] about USA hikes H-1B visa fee by 21%, L visa fees hiked 75%
January 2017: A contempt plea was filed by the Mistry family in the NCLT where they alleged that Cyrus Mistry's removal from the board of Tata Sons was in violation of the court's December 2016 order whereby none of the involved parties in the dispute was to initiate any action against the other while the matter was under consideration and pending disposal of the company's plea. Meanwhile, former Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) chairman N Chandrasekaran was appointed chairman of Tata Sons. … [Read more...] about Tata Sons vs Cyrus Mistry: A timeline of the corporate battle as it unravels in courts