Indian Born Engineer's Roti Maker Gets $ 11.5 mn Investment
An Indian-origin engineer in Singapore who invented an automatic one-minute roti maker machine seven years back has now fetched a second round of investment of $11.5 million from venture firms.
Pranoti Nagarkar-Israni, a mechanical engineer from the National University of Singapore, came up with a prototype for an automatic roti maker which won her the "Start-Up Singapore" competition in 2009.
She later floated a product design company called Zimplistic with her husband to promote the roti maker brand called Rotimatic.
Maharashtra government is in favour of awarding capital punishment to those who indulge in adulteration of food, milk and medicines, the state Legislative Council was informed today.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that The government is of the view that there should be strict punishment awarded for adulteration, That is why we have included Section 302 (Murder) against the perpetrators of the Malvani Hoonch incident, The government is positive on capital punishment in such cases and we will consult the Centre amending the existing law.
Gurunath, Kundra Banned From All Type of Cricket Activities
Star-studded Chennai Super Kings, two-time champions in the IPL, and Rajasthan Royals were on Tuesday suspended from the cash-rich cricket league for two years for the betting activities of their key officials Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra during the 2013 season.
Meiyappan, a former Team Principal of India Cements Ltd (ICL)-owned franchise CSK and Kundra, co-owner of Jaipur IPL that runs Rajasthan Royals (RR), were suspended for life from any matches conducted by BCCI.
Seen as a clean-up of the mess following the worst scandal that broke out two years ago in the popular cricket league.