Amarnath Pilgrimage Registration Begins From April 11, Yatra In June
The Amarnath Yatra, which is scheduled from June 30, started its registration. Devotees can register themselves at 316 branches of Punjab National Bank across India. Registration this year is for Rs 120 per person. However, those who registered last year, need to pay Rs 20 extra. In addition, people below 13-year-old and above 75-year-old are not eligible for the Amarnath Yatra, which will commence on August 11.
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UK HC Permits Nirav Modi To Appeal Against Extradition To India
Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi's appeal against his extradition to India has been granted by the UK High Court on mental health and human rights grounds. His lawyer pleaded to the UK high court that his extradition could cause serious health problems concerning "severe depression" and "suicide". Modi defrauded the Indian government for over $2 billion and has been held at Wandsworth Prison in London since 2019.
Tags: Nirav Modi Extradition, UK High Court, mental health, Punjab National Bank
Mehul Choksi's Bail Appeal Denied Against Illegal Entry In Dominica
Dominica's Magistrate court denied Mehul Choksi's bail appeal against the illegal entry into the Caribbean island nation. Earlier, the Court had ordered the authorities to bring Choksi for trial. However, Choksi's lawyer Vijay Aggarwal stated that they will approach the High Court in-order to contest the magistrate court's decision. Moreover, Choksi pleaded "not guilty" to the charges in Dominica and is currently wanted in India after… read-more
Tags: Mehul Choksi, Punjab National Bank, Dominica, Bail Plea
Courtesy: WION News
Ayodhya Ram Temple Trust Raises Over Rs 1000 Cr In A Month
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust has amassed Rs 1,000 crore for the construction of Ayodhya’s Ram temple through a fundraising campaign started on January 15. Trust secretary Champat Rai informed that people across communities have made donations. Champat added that while 1.50 lakh Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists are mobilising funds from even remote villages, 37 deposit them in bank accounts. Reportedly, the temple trust possesses… read-more
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Courtesy: Money Control
Markandey Katju Says Nirav Modi Will be Denied Fair Trial In India
Giving his statement at the hearing of Nirav Modi's extradition case at the London court, Markandey Katju, a former Supreme Court judge, alleged that Nirav Modi would not get a fair trial in India. He said that Nirav had become a 'scapegoat' for the collapse of Indian economy. Calling Ayodhya case judgment as "most shameful verdict in 50 years", Katju alleged that the Indian judiciary has surrendered.
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Courtesy: The Times Of India
PNB Recovers Rs 24 Cr from USA in Nirav Modi Scam
Punjab National Bank (PNB) informed the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on receiving USD 3.25 million as the first transaction of recoveries in the Nirav Modi case from the USA, the Central Government informed on August 25. The Ministry has initiated proceedings to recover the amount in Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi scam. PNB has asked MCA to help them in the bankruptcy proceedings in New York.
Tags: nirav modi, Punjab National Bank, USA, Ministry of Corporate Affairs