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Nirav Modi case: India awaiting response from Hong Kong

Diamond jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi have been accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of Rs 12,600 crore

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India has requested Hong Kong to arrest fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi and is awaiting for a response from the authorities there, a senior official said here on Thursday.

“We have requested the authorities in Hong Kong to surrender Nirav Modi,” External Affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a media briefing here.

PNB suffered a great loss due to the fraud.

“There is an agreement between India and Hong Kong about surrender of fugitive offenders,” he said.. “We are still awaiting a response.” Kumar also informed that, according to the Indian mission there, the Department of Justice is examining India’s request for provisional order for Modi’s arrest.

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Diamond jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi have been accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of Rs 12,600 crore, with Rs 1,300 crore being added to the fraud kitty on February 26. Parliament was earlier informed that Modi is present in Hong Kong. IANS

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India Gets 2 New Budget Smartphones by Tecno

"Camon iACE" is available for purchase from August 13 and "Camon iSKY 2" will hit the shelves on August 20.

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Expanding its camera-centric portfolio, Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings’ subsidiary Tecno Mobile on Monday launched two budget smartphones in India.

The “Camon iACE” and “Camon iSKY 2” smartphones are priced at Rs 6,799 and Rs 7,499, respectively.

Both devices come with 13MP Artificial Intelligent (AI)-based rear and selfie camera, 5.5-inch HD+ screen with Full-View display, 3050mAh battery and Face Unlock feature, the company said in a statement.

Tecno has also partnered Reliance Jio for instant cashback and recharge offers for Jio users.
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“The latest ‘Camon iACE’ and ‘Camon iSKY 2’ tick every box for consumer looking for a perfect camera-centric smartphone in the sub 8K by offering the best combination of features at a great price” said Gaurav Tikoo, Chief Marketing Officer, Transsion India.

Both phones are powered by a 1.5 Quad Core 64 Bit processor, backed up with 2GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB and would run on Techno Mobile’s “HiOS” which is a customised version of Android 8.1 Oreo.

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“Camon iACE” is available for purchase from August 13 and “Camon iSKY 2” will hit the shelves on August 20.

Tecno has also partnered Reliance Jio for instant cashback and recharge offers for Jio users.(IANS)