This multi-crore perfume brand was started by a rice farmer with only Rs 500

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In the late 1940s, near Hajoi village in Assam, a rice farmer searched the dense jungles for ‘oud’ – a precious scent and fragrant oil from the agarwood tree. Haji Ajmal Ali believed if he could find enough oud, he could start a business in the perfume industry and change his family’s fortunes. In 1950, he took […]

Scent of Basmati rice scam reveals 9 more victims: Police

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Image used for representational purpose MARGAO: Police investigation into the Basmati rice trading scheme has led to the identification of at least nine more businessmen who have turned out to be victims of the scam. Police sources said that statements of all 12 victims, including those of the complainant Gulshar Ahmed, his […]