Dismissed from Transport dept, man impersonates as Cop to extort money

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Delhi police have arrested an ex-employee of the Delhi Transport department for impersonating as a policeman and robbing people in the national capital. The man identified as Subhash Chander, is a resident of Loni in Ghaziabad and was on the prowl in Delhi looking for easy prey. His latest victim was a zomato delivery boy who was robbed of his mobile phone. However, the delivery boy managed to give the fraudster a slip just as he was trying to force him to withdraw cash from an ATM.

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‘Cricketainment’ will be back once again (Column: Close-in)

Reading Time: 3 minutes The postponement of the T20 World Cup gave BCCI the opportunity to conduct their most popular ‘cricketainment’ tournament — the Indian Premier League (IPL). Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it impossible to stage cricket’s premium show in India. The BCCI have, therefore, opted to hold it in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the blessing of the Emirates Cricket Board.

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Markets to continue to remain volatile, undecided

Reading Time: 3 minutes Markets behaved on expected lines and were under pressure in the week gone by and lost some ground. BSESENSEX was down 522.01 points or 1.37 per cent to close at 37,606.89 points. NIFTY lost 120.70 points or 1.08 per cent to close at 11,073.45 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.65 per cent, 0.55 per cent and 0.48 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 0.41 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP gained 0.43 per cent. In sectoral indices, BSEIT gained 5.02 per cent, while BSEBANKEX lost 4.22 per cent.

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2020 so far: Setback turns to opportunity (Column: B-Town)

Reading Time: 3 minutes The yearly and half-yearly summaries of the box office performance of films has been a ritual followed over the years. It serves to put on record the way the industry has performed at the box office over a year and check trends. A bit late, but still it needs to be put on record, since the first few months of the year have changed the film industry forever.

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