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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...
Why do women appear to bear the brunt of ageism at work?

Why do women appear to bear the brunt of ageism at work?

Business
"As soon as women show any visible signs of ageing, they are viewed as not only less attractive, but less competent," says 72-year-old Bonnie Marcus.The founder of Bonnie Marcus Leadership in Santa Barbara, California, she coaches women on how to advance their careers and hosts the podcast Badass Women at Any Age. She argues that as women get older, they face the double whammy of sexism and ageism. Tricia Cusden is the founder of Look Fabulous Forever, a make-up range for older women. "I'm 72 and I'm working as hard as I've ever worked," she says. "In fact, my age is the biggest benefit. It's my biggest asset," she adds emphatically. Tricia gave up her job as a consultant trainer in the corporate world in her mid-60s to look afte...
Signs of Type 2 diabetes might begin to appear in childhood, study finds

Signs of Type 2 diabetes might begin to appear in childhood, study finds

Health
June 19 (UPI) -- People at risk for Type 2 diabetes as adults might start to show signs of the disease as early as 8 years old, a study published Friday by the journal Diabetes Care found. At that age, common signs of Type 2 diabetes, such as reduced HDL cholesterol levels and elevated LDL cholesterol levels, begin to appear, the researchers said. Advertisement By age 16, other warning signs such as increased inflammation and levels of amino acids in the blood are also apparent, they said. "Diabetes is most common in older age, but we see signs of disease susceptibility very early on -- about 50 years before it's usually diagnosed," study co-author Joshua Bell said in a statement. "Knowing what these early signs look like widens our window of opportunity to intervene much earlier and sto...
Look: CL, 2NE1 appear in ‘In the Name of Love’ teaser

Look: CL, 2NE1 appear in ‘In the Name of Love’ teaser

Entertainment
Dec. 2 (UPI) -- South Korean singer CL is teasing her new music. The 28-year-old K-pop star, born Lee Chae-rin, shared a preview of "In the Name of Love" featuring photos with her former 2NE1 band mates. CL came to fame with 2NE1, which disbanded in 2016. The teaser shows photos from throughout CL's career, including pictures with 2NE1 alums Park Bom, Sandara Park and Minzy. CL will release "In the Name of Love" on Wednesday. She previously released a snippet of the song last week.[embedded content] Star News said last week that "In the Name of Love" will appear in an EP of the same name. The EP will feature six songs, which will be released in pairs over the course of three weeks, beginning Wednesday. CL left 2NE1's agency, YG Entertainment, in November. Her most recent solo single, "L...
Look: Jinyoung, Jackson appear in GOT7 prologue films

Look: Jinyoung, Jackson appear in GOT7 prologue films

Entertainment
Oct. 21 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band GOT7 is gearing up for its comeback. The K-pop group shared two prologue films Monday featuring Jinyoung and Jackson. Jinyoung's film shows the 25-year-old singer touching a bouquet of dried flowers. He looks at photos and lights a candle as a green light flashes on his face. Jackson's film shows the 25-year-old singer moving a glass of water off of a stack of photos. He pours the water into a vase of flowers, which causes a green light to start flashing. [embedded content] GOT7 previously released prologue films for JB and Yugyeom. The group also consists of Mark, Youngjae and BamBam. GOT7 will make its official comeback Nov. 4. The group is known for the singles "Just Right," "Fly," "Never Ever" and "Eclipse," and last released the Japanese EP Lo...