Covid: Tipplers tackle acute withdrawal symptoms as defacto prohibition takes hold
With all liquor outlets, bars and pubs having had to down their shutters as part of the 21-day lockdown against the spread of Covid-19, an unprecedented, nationwide de facto prohibition has come into effect. States now have to grapple with the resultant withdrawal syndrome, a medical condition among those who have become physically dependent on alcohol.
Covid-19 : Kerala prohibits public gatherings
All religious and cultural events, tournaments and group matches are prohibited. District Magis...
Punjab prohibits online supply of food from FBOs not possessing hygiene rating
"The orders also prohibit OFSAs from sourcing the food from FB...
'Prohibition hasn't worked; SC would have done better to create highway patrol than shift liquor shops'
"An alternative solution in our country could have been to create a National Highway Patrol (like in USA) with law enforcers on motorcycles with breath analysers. This would have effectively checked truck drivers from drinking and driving while also helping the country improve its unemployment numbers!"
Prohibit use of e-cigarettes on campus, sensitise students of ill effects: UGC tells varsities
"All universities and higher educational institutions are requested to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in their campus and make students aware of bad effects of e-cigarettes and the harm that nicotine in any form can do to their growing brain," the UGC said in a letter to Vice Chancellors and heads of institutions.
Ecomm gifts prohibited to curb Chinese imports
Duty-free gifts via courier and post will no longer be cleared by Customs; exceptions would only apply for import of life-saving drugs and rakhis. The move is aimed at curbing imports by Chinese ecommerce vendors who were evading duties by declaring commercial shipments as gifts.
Sebi levies Rs 20.4 lakh fine on 4 firms for fraudulent trade in illiquid stock options
The orders follow a probe conducted by the regulator between April 2014 and September 2015.
Andhra liquor ban may not be prohibitive for listed players
Andhra Pradesh accounts for 8 per cent of overall beer sales and about 10 per cent of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) volumes.
Sebi levies Rs 1.83 cr fine on 29 entities for fraudulent trading in Dhanleela
The regulator has imposed fine in the range of Rs 5 to Rs 15 lakh each on the individuals for violating provisions of Prohibition of Fraudulent and Unfair Trade Practices.
Sebi bans Adamina Traders for 3 years for fraudulent trading
Sebi had issued a show cause notice in September 2017 to Adamina Traders alleging that the firm manipulated Secunderabad Healthcare shares.
Andhra Pradesh slowly makes its way towards total prohibition
All existing bars have been served notice to wind up their operations by December 31. New bar licences will be issued from January 1, but the number will be reduced by nearly 50%. Of the 798 existing bars in AP which had licences valid till 2022, only 401 will get licences. T
Andhra Pradesh contests HC order prohibiting revision of PPAs
In an appeal filed in the high court, the government said it has the right to negotiate power tariffs. It said the single-judge bench erred in ruling that the government being a third party, had no power to issue the July 1order that directed a high-level committee to renegotiate agreements and submit report to the state in 45 days.
Sebi levies Rs 22.9 lakh fine on 3 entities for fraudulent trading
Of the total fine levied on the entities, Rs 11.9 lakh was levied on Sampoorna Buildwell Pvt Ltd, Rs 6 lakh on Shubhang Exports Ltd and Rs 5 lakh on Chetna Satish Mehta.
MHA opposition puts bill to check violence against doctors on backburner
The Health Services Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibition of Violence and Damage to Property) Bill, 2019, sought to punish people who assault on-duty doctors and other healthcare professionals by imposing a jail term of up to 10 years.
GIC settles insider trading case with Sebi
The markets watchdog had conducted an investigation in the scrip of Axis Bank and observed that state-owned GIC had delayed in making disclosures.
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