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Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter jailed for seven years in South Africa for fraud

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Mahatma Gandhi's great-granddaughter jailed for seven years in South Africa for fraud

Ashish Lata Ramgobin ( photo credit : twitter )

Johannesburg, June 8 : A court in Durban has sentenced Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter to seven years in prison for fraud and forgery of 60 lakh rand. Ashish Lata Ramgobin (56) was sentenced by the court on Monday. He was accused of cheating industrialist SR Maharaj. The Maharaj had allegedly given him 62 lakh rands for importing a consignment from India and clearing customs tax which did not exist. In this they were promised a share of the profit.

Lata Ramgobin is the child of well-known human rights activist Ila Gandhi and the late Mewa Ramgobind. In 2015, when the trial against Lata Ramgobin began, Brigadier Hungwani Moolaudji of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) had said that she had allegedly given fake invoices and documents to convince potential investors that three lines of linen were imported from India. Containers are coming. At that time Lata Ramgobin was released on a surety of 50,000 Rand. During the hearing on Monday, the court was informed that Lata Ramgobin had met Maharaj, director of ‘New Africa Alliance Footwear Distributors’, in August 2015. Also read: America and Pakistan: Positive discussion between America and Pakistan on the issue of Afghanistan

The company imports, manufactures and sells clothing, linens and footwear. Maharaj’s company also provides financial help to other companies on the basis of dividend. Lata Ramgobin told Maharaj that she had ordered three containers of linen for the ‘South African Hospital Group Net Care’. Due to Ramgobin’s family and net care documents, Maharaj made a written agreement with him for the loan. But later when he came to know about the fraud, he filed a criminal case against Lata.

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Global cases of corona increased to 17.69 crores

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Global cases of corona increased to 17.69 crores

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Washington, June 17 : The global cases of corona have increased to 17.69 crores. At the same time, the death toll from this epidemic has increased to 38.3 lakh. Johns Hopkins University gave this information. In its latest update on Thursday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global corona cases and death toll have risen to 176,960,993 and 3,830,127 respectively.

According to the CSSE, the US remains the most affected country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 33,498,145 and 600,648 respectively. India ranks second in terms of infection with 33,498,145 cases. The other worst-hit countries with more than 3 million cases are Brazil (17,628,588), France (5,809,319), Turkey (5,348,249), Russia (4,605,805), UK (4,605,805), Italy (5,189,260), Argentina (4,198,620), Colombia (3,829,879), Spain (3,749,031), Germany (3,726,767) and Iran (3,060,135). Also read: Monsoon Alert: Heavy rain forecast in Mumbai, Thane and Palghar in next 3 hours

In terms of deaths, Brazil is second with 493,693 deaths. More than 100,000 people have died in India (379,573), Mexico (230,624), UK (128,190), Italy (127,153), Russia (125,443) and France (110,740).

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UPDATE: Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 7, many still feared missing

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Kathmandu, June 16: The death toll in the floods in Sindhupalchok district in central Nepal has risen to seven. Apart from this, there is still a possibility of missing many people. It is being told that the flood has originated from the main source of the Melmachi and Indravati rivers.

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Kim Jong Un lost weight, health related speculation got wind again

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Kim Jong Un lost weight, health related speculation got wind again

Kim Jong-un (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

In countries such as South Korea, the US and Japan, Kim’s health is the subject of discussion and often attempts are made to find answers to questions such as whether Kim has gained more weight, is she short of breath while walking, Why does he have sticks, why did he not attend important government programs etc. The thirty-seven-year-old leader is once again in discussion about his health, but this time his weight has not increased, but has reduced significantly. From the pictures of Kim recently released on social media, it seems that she has lost a lot of weight.

His watch is already loose and his face looks slim. Some analysts say that the 5-foot-eight-inch tall Kim weighed 140 kilograms earlier and now her weight has probably reduced by 10 to 20 kilograms. Hong Min, a senior analyst at the Korea Institute for National Unification in Seoul, said Kim’s weight loss appeared to be an attempt to improve her health rather than a sign of illness. Many members of Kim’s family, who drink heavily and smoke, have been suffering from cardiovascular diseases. His father and grandfather died due to cardiac problems. Experts have said that Kim’s overweight can increase the risk of heart diseases. Also read: LJP leader Chirag Paswan wrote a letter to the speaker, saying – The decision to declare Pashupati Paras as the leader of LJP in the Lok Sabha is contrary to the provision of our party’s constitution

Seo Yu-seok of the Seoul-based Institute of North Korean Studies said that North Korea had recently created the first secretary position of the ruling Workers’ Party, which would be second only to Kim in the country and the post is related to Kim. potential health problems. He said that Kim may have allowed the establishment of the post at the request of top officials, but still he has not nominated anyone, as it could loosen his grip on power.

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