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  • Some researchers seek to validate yoga’s health benefits

    Some researchers seek to validate yoga’s health benefits

    From the scientific benefits of chanting ‘Om’ to the improved levels of oxytocin among schizophrenia patients who practised yoga, the group of Indian neuroscientists presented clinical evidence trying to support claims that practicing yoga helps treat several ailments.

    NCLT rejects Sun Pharma’s plan to demerge overseas subsidiary

    NCLT rejects Sun Pharma’s plan to demerge overseas subsidiary

    The company had approached the Ahmedabad bench of NCLT for an approval to transfer investment undertakings from Sun Pharma to its Netherlands-based wholly-owned subsidiary. Sun Pharma now has the option to challenge the NCLT ruling in higher courts. The decision was approved by the Sun Pharma board in May 2018.

    Mumbai witnesses massive protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act

    Mumbai witnesses massive protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act

    On December 19, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court issued notices to the government seeking its views on multiple challenges made on the Constitutional validity of the freshly enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which grants fast-track citizenship to non-Muslim refugees who fled to India due to religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

    Why whistleblowing works in USA

    Why whistleblowing works in USA

    US President Barack Obama took on the task of “cleaning up Wall Street” to protect small investors. And so the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act came into being. This law gave more teeth for investor protection, expressly prohibited retaliation by employers against whistleblowers and provided a section for an award for the whistleblower.

    Canada’s AGT seeks stable policies to step up India play

    Canada’s AGT seeks stable policies to step up India play

    The Canadian agri-commodity company backed by private equity firm Fairfax hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi relooks at the quantitative restrictions and tariffs imposed on commodities like pulses. India is the largest buyer of pulses such as peas from Canada. Last year it imposed a 50% tariff on lentils to support the domestic farmers.

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