Sinhgad police file a case against a 40-year-old person for allegedly cheating an investor to the tune of ₹4.37 crore on the pretext of investing their money in share market and promising high returns
Pune: The Sinhgad police have lodged a case against a 40-year-old person for allegedly cheating an investor to the tune of ₹4.37 crore on the pretext of investing their money in share market and promised him 24 per cent returns. The accused has been identified as Abhijit Appaso Vihar of Oakwood Hill Society in Baner and the crime took place between July 2020 and Jan 2021.
According to the FIR, Vihar floated a company “AR Trading” where he dealt in forex trading, share trading and construction. He took ₹5 crore from the investor and returned ₹62.50 lakh as return on investment. Later, he did not return ₹4.37 crore to the victim. A case under IPC 420 (cheating) and Information Technology (IT) act has been lodged against the accused. ACP Narayan Shirgaonkar is the supervisory officer in the case.
PMRDA to reassess seven old proposals for Mahalunge-Maan town planning scheme
The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority will be reassessing seven old proposals for the Mahlunge-Maan town planning scheme, which had been approved by the committee in 2019. There has been no progress on the scheme for the last two-and-a-half years. “We have not invited any new proposals and we have not taken any decision on inviting new proposals. We are waiting for a response from those behind the old proposals,” Ramdas Jagtap, deputy collector in charge of town planning schemes, PMRDA added.
20% rise in pass percentage due to combined passing formula
The Savitribai Phule Pune University has started declaring the results of the first offline exams conducted by the varsity after the Covid-19 pandemic. Interestingly the effect of the ‘combined passing method’ is seen in these results, as the passing percentage of students has increased by at least 20 per cent. Combined passing has been decided by the varsity for the academic year 2021-22 in the backdrop of the pandemic.
Entrance exams: Students in a fix due to clash of dates
The state Common Entrance Test examination for various professional courses has started, and thousands of students will be appearing for the same. On August 7, aspirants will have to make a hard choice between National Aptitude Test in Architecture and state CET exam. Now, many students who have applied for both exams are demanding to postpone the state CET exam to a further date.
U.P. govt shortlists 5 companies for launching heliport service between Agra and Mathura
The Uttar Pradesh tourism department has shortlisted five companies for the construction and operation of heliports through PPP mode (public-private partnership) between Agra and Mathura. The government has also prepared an action plan to start heliport services from Lucknow to Naimisharanya Dham and Dudhwa National Park. The five companies selected by the tourism department to start heliport service between Agra and Mathura are Blade India, Rajas Adventure, Oasis, Shaurya Aeronautics, and Shirisha Technologies.
Illegal sand mining racket busted, activists suspect govt. officials involved
An illegal sand mining racket was busted from the Mutha riverbed at Shivne by a team of Pune district officials along with the police department on Thursday night. This, despite the state government having strictly prohibited sand mining in any of the riverbed areas. A raid was carried out and a JCB machine and a tractor were seized from the spot following repeated complaints from local citizens and civic activists.