QNet scam: Ferreira quizzed for 2nd day
Mumbai: Former world billiards champion Michael Ferreira was on Tuesday grilled for the second consecutive day for over four hours in connection with the alleged Rs 425 crore scam involving multi-level marketing firm QNet. His passport was confiscated by police. 75-year-old Ferreira turned up before the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) for the second day, following Wednesday’s directive by a sessions court to present himself for questioning. The court, which is hearing his anticipatory bail plea, had also granted him interim protection from arrest till January 31, when his application would be taken up again. He was grilled for nearly two hours on Monday.
No report on Mazgaon crash even after 4 months
Mumbai: Though four months have passed since the Mazgaon building crash, the BMC has not yet come out with a report about the tragedy. The Babu Genu building at Mazgaon crashed four months ago claiming 61 BMC workers and their relatives. On September 27, the day when the four-storey building turned into rubble, top officials from BMC had promised that the technical report and also enquiry report of BMC officials would be submitted within one month. The first committee, under the chairmanship by Laxman Vhatkar, chief engineer of storm water management (SWM), was assigned to find out the technical reason of the crash.
Folktales from Iraq staged
Mumbai: As part of the continuation of the British Council Project, ‘A Tapestry Of Folktales’, an exhibition was held at Apeejay School, Nerul, on Republic Day. The students of Class IV exhibited the scenes, musical instruments, modes of transport, costumes and characters of the folktales of Iran, Iraq and India. The folktales depicted from Iraq were ‘The Enchanted Storks’, ‘Ali Cogia and the Merchant of Baghdad’. The folktales from Iran were ‘Forty Fortunes’ and ‘The magic of Mushkil Gusha’ while Indian folktales included ‘The Marble Palace’, ‘Tables Turned’ ,’The MagicWrap’ and
‘The Stone Lion’.

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