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Singer Soumita Saha opposes Politicization of Sanitary Napkins


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

The controversy over recent Sabarimala verdict of Supreme Court is never-ending. It even got murkier with the remarks made by Union Minister Smriti Irani recently. She had opined that one should not take menstrual blood soaked sanitary pads into the Temple. This was in response to media reports that one female activist Rehana Fathima, while entering Sabarimala temple, was intentionally carrying a used sanitary pad, soaked with menstrual blood. “I have the right to pray, but don’t have the right to desecrate”, Smriti Irani had reportedly said. However, her comment was widely misinterpreted and many came up with their own interpretations in an attempt to politicize the incident.

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All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation opposes Government’s move to curb gold imports


By Gurdeep Sengupta Mob: 09920183006 Email: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

GJF proposes to curb gold coin/ bar sales immediately as part of self-regulation

GJF alleges that importers are hoarding gold and not distributing to jewellers

GJF also proposes unlocking of idle gold in households & trusts to resolve CAD

GJF seeks nodal Ministry for representing the domestic gems & jewellery sector

All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), the national nodal and the largest single trade body in India for the promotion and growth of trade in gems and jewellery across India, has urged the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, the Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank of India to avoid imposing curbs on gold imports as it could spell doom for the gems and jewellery sector. Considering that the gems & jewellery sector has been going through tough times, GJF also sought the formation of a nodal Ministry to represent its sad plight and sorry state. GJF has proposed a national debate on this matter because gold is part and parcel of the common man’s life since thousands of years.

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