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Tata International to expand footprint in Africa

“We will have agri trading, both imports and exports, to begin with, in these markets,” Ajay Mehra, executive director at Tata Africa Holdings (Tanzania) and head of non-auto distribution at Tata International, told PTI here. Set up way back in 1962, Tata International (TIL)’s key business verticals are sale of leather & leather products, trading in metals & minerals, distribution …

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wasn’t something I got upset about: Juhi

The 48-year-old “Yess Boss” actress, who ruled Bollywood during the ’90s, feels the issue has always been there and it won’t be resolved anytime soon. “Pay disparity has always been there. It was there during our times too. There was no problem. It wasn’t something I got upset about. We just accepted that the male actors would get more than …

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child employed illegally as a maid at cricketer home

Bangladesh police have chargesheeted national cricketer Shahadat Hossain with assaulting an 11 years old girl she employed illegally as a maid. Police said Hossain, who has played 38 Tests for Bangladesh, and his wife Nritto Shahadat were formally charged on Tuesday with assault and torture. Hossain and his wife is going to face up to 14 years in jail if …

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Pakistani terrorists’pre-dawn strike at the Indian Air Force

“Our security forces did not let them succeed: Proud of our jawans and security forces,” he said here, referring to Pakistani terrorists’pre-dawn strike at the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot in Punjab. The fierce gunbattle claimed the lives of three securitymen, while five infiltrators were killed, with the terror strike coming days after Modi’s surprise stopover in Lahore in …

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Scanner on BPL’s foreign player payments

A rule that makes Bangladesh Bank’s permission mandatory to pay off foreigners playing for teams in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in foreign currency seems to have been often violated. A Bangladesh Bank official said if a franchise pays a foreign player in foreign currency without its permission; it is tantamount to money laundering. The 65 foreign players who played …

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