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Pandora Papers: Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Ambani and Kiran Shaw among several others for hiding wealth

Pandora Papers, one of the biggest leaks of financial documents that consist of secret wealth and illegal investments of hundreds of politicians, celebrities and businessmen across the world, includes Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Ambani, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and many others.

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has announced Pandora Papers, one of the biggest leaks of financial documents that consist of secret wealth and illegal investments of hundreds of politicians, celebrities and businessmen across the world.

Pandora Papers leak includes many prominent names from India, including cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Ambani and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw.

According to the Pandora Papers, obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), more than 100 billionaires and celebrities from countries like Russia, US, India, Pakistan, UK and Mexico used incognito bank accounts to hide their illegal assets.

Report says, the leaked documents include more than 300 Indians who have the history of economic offences. Indian Express (part of IICIJ) reports that business tycoon Anil Ambani owns 18 asset holding offshore companies, interestingly he was declared bankrupt in a UK court.

Purvi Modi, sister of Indian fugitive Nirav Modi, also set up a trust just a month before the Niraj fled the country in 2018, according to the report. She has been named accused in a $2 billion money laundering case filed against her brother Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, says the report.

The report said the husband (a British citizen) of Biocon promoter Kiran Mazumder Shaw set up a trust – that holds 19.76% in Biocon – with keys to a person who was banned by regulator SEBI for insider trading.

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The report also mentioned that cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was among the individuals who asked for the liquidation of his offshore entity after the Panama leak in 2016. Back in 2007, Sachin had reportedly set up a firm worth $8.6 million, which was liquidated in 2016.

The biggest leak also links Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Alam and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.

As per reports “Pandora Papers” investigation – involving some 600 journalists from media including The Washington Post, the BBC, and The Guardian – is based on the leak of some 11.9 million documents from 14 financial services companies around the world.

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Lucknow men drag woman to scummy pond, beat her up, video viral | Watch

Reports say the incident took place in the Bheekhanpur village area which comes under the Nigoha police station.

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A video of 2 men drowning a woman in a scummy pond and mercilessly thrashing her in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow is doing rounds on the internet.

In the now-viral video, the man was dragging the victim toward a scummy pond. He then was joined by another man and both of them threw punches at her and tried to drown her. However, she managed to rescue herself and fight up. The video also shows another woman trying to save the victim and then they are chased by two men.

Reports say the incident took place in the Bheekhanpur village area which comes under the Nigoha police station. The fight broke over taking buffalos to the pond. The incident took place on September 4, however, the video went viral now.

The police have arrested the accused after the video went viral and the search process is underway for the other accused who escaped, reports further said.

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In May 2022, a similar incident took place in Pune, Maharashtra wherein a man killed his wife by drowning her in front of their children at Mandvi.

The daughter said her father had an argument with her mother and left home threatening to end his life. He later jumped into a well and pretended to be drowning. The daughter also informed that her father knew swimming, reports stated.

Her mother then rushed to save him after hearing his cries. The accused father then pulled her hands into the well and drowned her to death, the daughter said in the police complaint.

In another incident, a 33-year-old government school teacher was drowned to death by her husband and his brother in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. Reports said the accused persons took her in their car on the Ganga canal road and pushed the vehicle into the 16-meter-deep canal.

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Uttar Pradesh: 19-year-old girl strangled to death after being raped in Mainpuri

It is being speculated that fearing that the girl student would complain, the accused raped, murdered the 19 year old and fled from the spot.

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The shocking news of rape has come to light from Bhogaon in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri. After raping the girl student on Wednesday, she was strangled to death and the body was later hanged.

On receiving information about the incident, the police-administration reached the spot and started the investigation in search of the accuse. Currently, the police has sent the body for post-mortem.

While interacting with the media and giving out information about this incident of rape and murder, Mainpuri SP Kamlesh Dixit said that, the police had received information about the rape and murder of the girl in Nagla Sheesham village. The police reached the spot and took immediate action in the matter. He also assured that the culprits will be arrested soon.

According to the information received to the police, a 19-year-old student of B.Sc. second year and resident of Nagla Sheesham village of Bhogaon police station area, was present at home along with her fifteen year old sister. Their parents had gone out for some work an around 3 o’clock in the evening, Pushpendra Lodhi (25), from the same village entered the house and forcibly raped the girl.

And the accused did not stop there he strangled the girl to death and later hanged the body on the noose. It is being speculated that fearing that the girl student would complain, the accused raped, murdered the 19 year old and fled from the spot.

However, the younger sister present in the house made noise and opened the door of the house, telling the people of the neighborhood about the whole incident. There was a stir in the village as soon as the information about the incident got spread. As soon as the information was received, the parents also hurriedly left for home. At present, the police is looking for the accused.

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Kullu Dussehra swing accident: 3 people, including 1 woman, sustained injuries after tyre falls on their head | WATCH

During the incident, two people from Delhi and a woman from Kullu sustained major injuries.

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Dussehra is celebrated with great pomp and zeal in India. From having good food to enjoying swings, people visit Dussehra fairs to mark this festival. But a horrific incident happened during International Kullu Dussehra Festival in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu when three people sustained injuries after a swing tyre fell on them on Wednesday at around 9 pm.

The video of the same is going viral on social media in which it can be seen that, as and when the woman stepped outside the swing, its tyre suddenly broke and fell on another woman standing nearby. During the incident, two people from Delhi and a woman from Kullu sustained major injuries.

The good part was that the swing was not moving at that time, otherwise, a serious accident might have occurred if it had continued to swing. At the time of the incident, people were getting off the swing. When the girl left the swing, the tyre touched her head and landed on another girl who was standing close by, and she fainted.

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The police rushed to the spot immediately after receiving the information about the incident. After reaching, the authorities sealed the swing. The police are conducting research thoroughly to find the reason behind the mishap.

Speaking about the incident, Additional Superintendent of Police Kullu Sagar Chandra said that the swing was sealed as soon as the information was received. The girl is undergoing treatment in the hospital as she has suffered a neck injury, while information about where the two tourists from Delhi went for treatment is not available.

A similar incident took place a few days ago in Punjab’s Mohali after a swing fell to the ground at the Dussehra fair, injuring around 20 people.

In another incident, an 80-foot effigy of Ravana fell on the ground in Haryana’s Yamunanagar during Ravana Dahan. The video of the incident is doing rounds on the internet in which it can be seen that people were standing close to the nearly-burnt effigy of Ravana when it started falling.

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