Third Director Leaves CDL Board Over Investment in China’s Sincere Property

The Sincere Center in Chongqing is a nexus of trouble for CDL The new year is looking much like the old for City Developments Ltd and its board, with a third director in as many months stepping down over the Singaporean firm’s contentious investment in Chinese developer Sincere Property Group. The resignation of independent non-executive…

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$10,000 reward offered for information in search for Washington woman and her dog missing since September

Family and friends of Laynee Westbrook are desperate for answers as their search for the 41-year-old Washington woman enters its fourth month.“It’s been 116 days and we still don’t have answers,” Laynee’s sister-in-law, Emily Pepper, told Dateline. “We have nothing, nothing that could lead us to Laynee.”Laynee WestbrookLaynee has been missing since September 10, 2020.…

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Congress forms panel to hold seat-sharing talks with Left parties for Bengal polls

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday set up a panel headed by senior party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to hold talks with the Left parties regarding seat sharing and joint programmes for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls. The committee has Congress state president Chowdhury, Congress Legislature Party leader Abdul Mannan, former state chief Pradeep…

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Acid attack: Man convicted after 8-year trial, sentenced to 10-year rigorous imprisonment

JAMMU: Eight years after carrying out an acid attack, a man was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 10,000 by Udhampur additional sessions court on Monday. The convict, Rajinder Kumar from Radyal village in Samba district, threw acid on cosmetic shopowner Sohan Singh and his brothers near Ashram…

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Implement security protocols to protect payments from cyber frauds: DGFT to exporters

New Delhi: The trade department on Monday asked exporters to implement security protocols and follow better password practices in email communications to protect their payments from cyber frauds as authorities “cannot do much” to reverse the transactions. In a trade advisory, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said Ministry of External Affairs has informed…

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