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Indian Lady Fined for Bringing Cow Urine to New Zealand

An Indian woman has been fined Rs 17,000 for not declaring cow urine at New Zealand airport recently owing to strict import rules. “When the officers started to inspect the contents of the luggage, they found two bottles of cow urine for medicinal purposes,” said Antony Owen, a senior customs official. New Zealand has strict immigration rules and once Sachin Tendulkar’s ...

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4 Dalit Women Fined for Temple Entry; Govt Funded Community Hall Encroached by ‘Vokkaligas’ in Karnataka: Report

Sigaranahalli, just 2-km away from Haradanahalli, the native of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda was in news for banning entry of dalits into a local temple and a community hall that was built from the government funds. On August 31, when members of Sri Basaveshwara Stree Shakti Sangha, a self-help group, consisting of 9 Vokkaliga community and four from ...

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Sanctions Slapped on 5 Global Banks for Crrency Manipulation

Five global banks banks — Citibank, HSBC, JPMorgan, RBS and UBS in US< Britain and Switzerland — have been ordered by the US watchdog CFTC to pay $3.3 billion in penalties for manipulating currencies. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued sanctions against the five banks, beginning with home-based Citibank slapped with $310 million fine, followed by JPMorgan, RBS and ...

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