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PMLA case: Kochhars, Venugopal Dhoot told to appear in court on February 12

PMLA case: Kochhars, Venugopal Dhoot told to appear in court on February 12

Finance
Mumbai: A special PMLA court in Mumbai on Saturday issued summons to former ICICI Bank managing director Chanda Kochhar and other accused after taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed against them by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case and asked them to appear before court on February 12. The ED filed its first charge sheet against Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, and Videocon Group promoter Venugopal Dhoot on money laundering charges in November. Special PMLA Judge AA Nandgoankar took cognisance of the complaint filed by ED on Saturday and directed all the accused to remain present before it on February 12. The ED had filed a money laundering case against the Kochhars, Dhoot and others for "illegal sanctioning of loans amounting to Rs 1,875 crore to the Videoc...
Australian Open: Players told not to feed mice while in Covid quarantine

Australian Open: Players told not to feed mice while in Covid quarantine

Sports
Australian Open players have been told not to feed mice at the quarantine hotel in Melbourne after one player complained of rodents in her room.Yulia Putintseva, the world number 28, swapped rooms after finding a mouse but said her new room is also infested.The 26-year-old is among more than 70 players and their entourages confined to their hotel rooms for 14 days.Victoria state police minister Lisa Neville "encouraged" players to "minimise interaction" with the mice."As I understand, there may have been some feeding going on," Neville added, without giving further details. "We will keep doing pest control if we need to, but hopefully that pest control work that was done this week will have fixed the problem."Neville also said 10 people in total who have flown to Melbourne for the tourname...
Britons told not to stockpile food ahead of January

Britons told not to stockpile food ahead of January

Business
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Third major COVID-19 vaccine trial begins in UK as PM told to ‘prepare a plan’ for roll-out

Third major COVID-19 vaccine trial begins in UK as PM told to ‘prepare a plan’ for roll-out

Technology
Global pharmaceutical company Janssen is beginning clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine in the UK.Around the country, 6,000 volunteers are taking part in phase-three trials of the COVID-19 vaccine at 17 National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) sites, including in Southampton, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Leicester, Sheffield, Manchester, Dundee and Belfast. It is the third potential coronavirus vaccine to enter clinical trials in the UK, alongside US biotech company Novavax and University of Oxford/AstraZeneca whose studies are currently ongoing. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player ...
Young people told to isolate ‘should be offered free mobile data and gaming’

Young people told to isolate ‘should be offered free mobile data and gaming’

Technology
Young people told to isolate due to coronavirus should be offered free mobile data, streaming services and gaming, the government's scientific advisers have suggested.The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) said compliance with COVID-19 restrictions was "substantially lower and declining" among people aged 18 to 29 compared to older age groups due to a "lack of trust in government". The experts have recommended that young people asked to isolate or stay at home should be provided with "good financial and other support, e.g. free mobile phone data, streaming and gaming". Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player ...