SC allows deportation of seven Rohingyas from Assam to Myanmar

New Delhi, Oct 4: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the deportation of seven Rohingyas, who have illegally crossed the border to India via Assam, to their country of origin Myanmar. It said the seven Rohingyas were found by the competent court as illegal immigrants and Myanmar had accepted them as its citizens. "We are not inclined to interfere on the decision taken," the SC said on the impending deportation.The Centre had told the apex court earlier that the seven Rohingyas were convicted under the Foreigners Act and Myanmar has issued a certificate of identity to seven Rohingyas along with a one month visa to facilitate deportation.Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu will hold an inter-ministerial meeting later in the day to discuss trade deficit and its impact on rupee as well as ways to boost exports, an official told PTI.  Representatives from the department of economic affairs, coal ministry, steel ministry, oil ministry and department of pharmaceuticals are expected to attend the meeting. Foreign portfolio investors bought shares worth a net of Rs 1,550 crore, while domestic institutional investors made purchases to the tune of Rs 1,402 crore Wednesday.After the allegations resurfaced against Patekar last week, the veteran actor laughed off her claim, asking what he could do about it. 

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