Indian-origin doctor charged with drug trafficking

New York, Jan 18 : A 50-year-old Indian-origin doctor in the US has been charged with drug trafficking and money-laundering, according to federal authorities. Sanjay Kumar was charged with conspiracy to unlawful distribution of opioids such as oxycodone and alprazolam, which can be misused as addictive drugs, the federal prosecutor’s office for Eastern North Carolina […]

Demonetisation makes Hiroshima, Nagasaki of Indian economy: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, Jan 18 : In a vitriolic attack, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday compared the fallout of demonetisation on the Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. “By dropping the ‘atom bomb of demonetisation’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced the Indian economy to Hiroshima […]

Australia, NZ dlrs at multi-week highs as US$ sags

By Swati Pandey and Charlotte Greenfield SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 18 : The Australian dollar held near two-month highs on Wednesday as traders unwound their long positions in the greenback after U.S. president-elect Donald Trump expressed concerns at the currency’s strength. The Australian dollar stood at $0.7542, a level not seen since Nov.14. It shot past a […]