Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani has replaced China's Jack Ma as the richest Asian in the latest Forbes list of world's billionaires. Incidentally, India has the world's 3rd highest number of billionaires after US and China as per Forbes. However, is that good for India's economy?
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As the National Investigation Agency's probe into the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare continues, CCTV footage of main accused Sachin Vaze surfaced. The footage, dated March 4 at 7 pm, reportedly showed the suspended police officer going to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. He was dressed in a shirt and trousers. The following day, i.e. March 5, Mansukh Hiran was found dead in Thane. He was the owner of the car found with explosive near Ambani's house on February 25. Watch the full video for more.
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In the latest development in Mansukh Hiren death case, a CCTV footage has surfaced purportedly showing Sachin Waze going to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 7 pm on March 05. Waze had taken a local train to Thane that day. He was brought to CSMT on April 05 for scene recreation. Officials from Pune's Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) were also present. Waze is an accused in the death case of Mansukh Hiran, the businessman who owned the explosive-laden car parked outside Mukesh Ambani's house Antilia on February 25. Body of Mansukh Hiren was found at Kalwa creek in Thane on March 05.
Many people across the country are coming forward to help India in a fight against COVID-19. Mumbai-based businessman Ketan Rawal is providing his vanity vans to Mumbai Police for free to facilitate police personnel who are serving in scorching heat. Last year, he gave 19 vanity vans to Mumbai Police and this year he already gave 12 of his vans and is planning to give more vans. "I am also ready to provide vans to hospitals to add a number of beds there," Rawa said to ANI. Many people like him are stepping forward to help the needy people amid COVID pandemic.
The COVID-19 vaccine went out of stock at BKC Jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai on April 20. The boards reading 'vaccine out of stock' were put up outside the vaccination centre. Dean of BKC Jumbo Vaccination Centre, Rajesh Dere said, "We had 350-400 Covishield doses, we've administered it. We're awaiting more doses. Around 2000 Covaxin doses are available for second dose that is being administered. We have received information that we will get the Covishield doses by this evening. If that happens, we will begin vaccination tomorrow. We realised last night about the shortage of Covishield doses." Mumbai Police made announcement for the general public, outside BKC jumbo vaccination centre to not gather at the gates of the centre.
BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, has alleged that Mumbai Police on April 17 arrested a remdesivir supplier whom BJP had approached to supply the anti-viral drug to the state amid the surge in COVID cases. Fadnavis said, "Four days ago we had requested Bruck Pharma to supply us (Remdesivir) but they couldn't until permission was given. I spoke with Union Min Mansukh Mandviya and we got FDA's permission, but at about 9 pm, police arrested him (supplier)." LoP visited the police station where the supplier was held. "DCP told us that they received inputs that some exporters had 60,000 vials and wanted to verify the same. We showed them permission letter. He (DCP) said it wasn't communicated to them. Whatever happened was wrong," said Devendra Fadnavis.
NIA will produce Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze before a holiday court on Sunday, seeking his custody to probe him for his alleged role in the Mukesh Ambani security scare case. The case will be heard at NIA sessions court in Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda. Sachin Vaze was arrested late on Saturday after he allegedly confessed to his role. Before his arrest, the assistant police inspector was questioned for nearly 12 hours. The 49-year-old Mumbai Police official was the lead investigator in the Ambani case. Vaze's link to the explosive-laden vehicle's owner was also established during probe. Explosives were recovered from a car parked near Mukesh Ambani's house, Antilia. The car was found abandoned at Carmichael Road in South Mumbai on February 25. Owner of the vehicle, Mansukh Hiren, was found dead in a creek in Thane on March 12.
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Shiv Sena leader and Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha, Sanjya Raut called Mumbai Police Officer Sachin Waze an 'honest officer'. Waze is allegedly involved in placing explosives-laden vehicle near Carmichael Road on February 25. Raut further added that no central team (NIA) was needed to investigate the matter its Mumbai Police responsibility. "I believe Sachin Waze is a very honest and capable officer. He has been arrested in connection with gelatin sticks that were found. One suspicious death also occurred. It's Mumbai Police's responsibility to investigate the matter. No central team was needed," said Raut.
Key equity indices were on a downward swing on Tuesday as the fear of continuous rise in COVID cases and extended lockdowns in various states capped market sentiment. Investors said the strong quarterly earnings season have been supportive but poor progress on the vaccination front dented market sentiments. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 465 points or 0.95 per cent lower at 48,254 while the Nifty 50 tumbled by 138 points or 0.94 per cent to 14,497. Except for Nifty PSU bank which jumped by 3.4 per cent, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the negative terrain. Among stocks, Tata Consumer Products dipped by 4.3 per cent to Rs 648 per share and Reliance Industries lost by 2.1 per cent to wind up the day at Rs 1,918.
Equity benchmark indices shaved early losses but ended flat after a volatile session on Monday as surging COVID-19 cases continued to hit market sentiment. At the closing bell, the BSE SandP Sensex was down by 64 points or 0.13 per cent at 48,719 while the Nifty 50 edged lower by 3 points or 0.02 per cent to 14,634. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty private bank slipping by 1.1 per cent, PSU bank and realty by 0.6 per cent each and financial service by 0.2 per cent. But Nifty FMCG rose by 1.1 per cent. Among stocks, Titan dropped by 4.5 per cent to close at Rs 1,423.70 per share. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries dipped by 1.9 per cent to Rs 1,956 per share.
Key equity indices tumbled during early hours on Monday as surging Covid-19 cases continued to spook market sentiment. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was down by 401 points or 0.82 per cent at 48,381 while the Nifty 50 edged lower by 97 points or 0.66 per cent to 14,534. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty PSU bank slipping by 1.4 per cent, private bank by 1.3 per cent, financial service by 1 per cent and realty by 0.9 per cent. But Nifty pharma and auto rose marginally by 0.3 per cent. Among stocks, index heavyweight Reliance Industries dropped by 2.1 per cent to Rs 1,951.45 per share while Titan cracked by 3.1 per cent.
aish-ul-Hind, an unknown and unheard organisation, has taken responsibility for placing the explosives-laden vehicle outside Mukesh Ambani's house 'Antilia' in Mumbai. In a message on the Telegram app,..