CBI chargesheet: Kunal Ghosh supported Saradha’s business

first_imgTrinamool leader Madan MitraIt has been known for long. And now the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chargesheet in the Saradha scam has confirmed the nexus between the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the chitfund group.The chargesheet has revealed how a media house, Pratidin Prakashani, was used to promote the deposit collection business of the Saradha Group. The media house, which had Trinamool leader Srinjoy Bose as one of its editors, managed the editorial content of a television channel. Through the television channel, Saradha Group showed that its deposit collection business had Pratidin’s backing. A prominent Trinamool leader appeared in a television programme to promote the Saradha Group as well.Loot businessThe chargesheet, a copy of which is in possession of MAIL TODAY, also revealed that Trinamool leader and West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra, along with Bose and suspended Trinamool MP Kunal Ghosh, abetted the loot of investors’ money by Saradha Group. The second supplementary chargesheet, which was filed in February, said both Bose and Ghosh had clear knowledge about Saradha’s actual business.The probe revealed that in June 2010, when reports started emerging about illegal chitfund companies in the state, a meeting between Trinamool leaders Bose and Ghosh, and Saradha kingpin Sudipta Sen was held. Following the meeting, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on September 8 of 2010 between Bengal Media Pvt Ltd and Pratidin Prakashani Private Ltd. Bose was the editor of the newspaper Sangbad Pratidin of the Pratidin Prakashani.As per the MoU, both the parties agreed to run Channel 10 jointly, wherein the editorial content of the television channel was the responsibility of Pratidin. “Thus the main source of funding in compliance to the conditions of the agreement with Pratidin House was from M/S Saradha Chargesheet reveals TMC-Saradha nexus SANDEEP ADHWARYU Realty India Ltd, which was raising deposits from public illegally through various investment schemes under the garb of selling products and services?” the chargesheet said.advertisement”Investigation further disclosed that Channel 10 used to provide support to the deposit collection business of the Saradha Group by creating an impression about the sound business of the group. The channel was also used to counterbalance any adverse publicity against illegal deposit collection business of Saradha Group,” it pointed out.The chargesheet added that in one such programme, aired on Channel 10, Kunal Ghosh had appeared and very strongly supported the business of Saradha Group. “It would be pertinent to mention here that Kunal Ghosh was appointed CEO by Channel 10 with manifold increase in his salary? The circumstances above support the contention that the whole arrangement between Pratidin and Saradha Group was ill-designed?” the chargesheet added.Referring to Madan Mitra, the chargesheet says: “During 2009 Madan Mitra was invited by Sudipta Sen to his Saradha Garden project where Mitra visited and addressed a gathering? in his speech Mitra praised Sudipta Sen for bringing employment opportunity for the youth. He praised expansion of business of the Saradha Group and assured his support.”last_img read more

The Wilmington Insider For June 27 2018

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Wednesday, June 27, 2018:Happening Today:Weather: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.At Wilmington Public Schools: The Wilmington School Committee meets at 7pm in the High School’s Large Instruction Room. Read the agenda HERE.Fun On The Fourth: The Wilmington Fourth of July Building is open for meal tickets and merchandise from 10am to 2pm. Cash or check only; no credit or debit cards.In The Community: Wilmington Pop Warner is holding a “Dining For A Cause” Fundraiser at the 99 Restaurant (144 Lowell Street) from 4pm to 11pm. Bring the flyer HERE and 15% of your bill will be donated to Wilmington Pop Warner.  Applies to both dine-on AND take-out orders.  (No coupons, discounts or promotions are accepted during the fundraiser.)In The Community: The Wilmington Police Department offers safety seat installs at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street) every Wednesday, from 10am to 2pm. No appointment is necessary, but calling ahead at 978-658-5071 is recommended. Learn more HERE.In The Community: The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. All books are $2 or less!  Every penny of every sale benefits the Wilmington Memorial Library. Learn more HERE.In The Community: The Town Beach is open today.  Lifeguards are on duty from 10am to 8pm. Admission is FREE for residents. Proof of residency is required. Learn more HERE.At The Library: Well Read Wednesday Book Group at 10am. Storytime at Silver Lake at 10am. Pokemon Dodgeball at 10am. Quidditch at 11am. [Learn more and register HERE.]At The Senior Center: SBF Exercise at 9:45am. Special Exercise at 11am. Country Line Dancing at 1pm. Cards at 1pm. Fun Singers at 3pm. [Learn more HERE.](NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing wilmingtonapple@gmail.com. I may be able to update this post.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Wednesday, August 28, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”The Wilmington Insider For October 17, 2018In “5 Things To Do Today”The Wilmington Insider For May 30, 2018In “5 Things To Do Today”last_img read more

410 Eid congregations in capital

first_imgA total of 410 congregations of holy Eid-ul-Fitr would be held in the capital this year.Of those, 230 congregations will be held in Dhaka South City Corporation (BSCC) and 180 in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) areas.Around 228 Eid congregations will be held in 57 wards under DSCC while 180 in 36 wards under DNCC.The main Eid congregation will be held at Jatiya Eidgah Maidan, adjacent to the High Court, this year like every year.Senior pesh Imam Hafez Maulana Muhammad Mizanur Rahman of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque will conduct the Eid Jamaat at National Eidgah.Separate arrangements would be made for women at the National Eidgah as around five thousand female devotees may join the congregation. Besides, mobile toilets, medical teams and places of ablution will be arranged.The venue of the main congregation will be shifted to Baitul Mukarram national mosque at 9:00am in case of inclement weather.A total of five Eid congregations will be held at Baitul Mukarram national mosque this year.The 1st congregation will be held at 7:00am, 2nd at 8:00am, 3rd at 9:00am, 4th at 10:00am and the 5th, the last, at 10:45am, said a press release of Islamic Foundation.Eid Jamaat would be organised at North Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban at 8am. Whips of the National Parliament, cabinet members, parliamentarians, officials and staff would take part in the jamaat.DNCC public relations officer Uttam Kumar Roy earlier said that the congregations will take place at the corporation’s own grounds, open fields, school or madrasha playgrounds or other familiar places.Stringent security measures will be taken around the National Eidgah as president Abdul Hamid, cabinet members, judges and diplomats will join the prayers there.Several congregations would be held on Dhaka University (DU) campus, including two at DU Central Mosque Masjidul Jamia at 8am and 9am.A congregation would be organised at 8am at Salimullah Muslim Hall ground adjacent to the main gate while another would be held at Shahidullah Hall lawn at the same time.Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) would organize a congregation at 8 am at its central mosque.Two congregations would be held at Gulshan Central Mosque and Eidgah ground at 8.00am and 9.30am respectively.Two congregations would be organised at Dhalpur Narikel Bagan mosque at 8am and 9am.City Corporation’s councilors have started preparations at their own initiatives in this regard. Places of congregations have been selected in such a manner so that devotees can join prayers at their nearest distances.last_img read more

Nickel78 confirmed to be doubly magic

first_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. © 2017 Phys.org More information: A. Welker et al. Binding Energy of Cu79 : Probing the Structure of the Doubly Magic Ni78 from Only One Proton Away, Physical Review Letters (2017). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.192502 L. Olivier et al. Persistence of the Z=28 Shell Gap Around Ni78 : First Spectroscopy of Cu79, Physical Review Letters (2017). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.192501 Explore further In the world of physics, magic numbers describe protons or neutrons in orbital shells separated by the greatest energy gaps. When both protons and neutrons are magic, the nucleus is deemed doubly magic. In their never-ending search to understand matter, scientists have studied magic and doubly magic nuclei and found some to be particularly difficult to pin down. Nickel-78 is a prime example. Study has been hampered by its tendency to be short lived and the difficulty in producing it at all. In this new effort, both teams have resorted to tricks to show that it is, indeed, doubly magic.In the first approach, the team led by Olivier used a knockout reaction to eject a proton from a zinc-80 projectile, resulting in a copper-79 nucleus. They then used shell model calculations to show that copper-79 could be characterized as a doubly magic nickel-78 nucleus with an added proton. In the second approach, the team measured the mass of the copper isotopes in a chain from copper-75 to 79 using technology at CERN. They used what they found to show that copper-79 can be characterized as an individual proton sitting atop a doubly magic nickel-78 core.While the methods used by the second team were quite different, the results were in agreement—nickel-78 is, indeed, doubly magic. This is not the end of the story, however, because both studies involved indirect approaches. Thus, nickel-78 will not be considered proven as doubly magic until it can be shown directly. To do that, some future research team will need to produce it in a lab in a way that allows for direct testing. Nickel-78 is a ‘doubly magic’ isotope, supercomputing calculations confirmcenter_img (Phys.org)—Two teams of researchers working independently of one another and using wildly different approaches have confirmed nickel-78 to be doubly magic. In the first effort, an international team led by Louis Olivier with the National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics produced a copper-79 nucleus and used it as a framework for describing nickel-78. In the second effort, a team with members from across Europe approached the problem by using an advanced weighing technique. Both teams have published their results in the journal Physical Review Letters. Journal information: Physical Review Letters Citation: Nickel-78 confirmed to be doubly magic (2017, November 8) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2017-11-nickel-doubly-magic.html Occupation levels from the PFSDG-U calculation given in total numbers of protons and neutrons along the copper chain (for even N). Credit: (c) Physical Review Letters (2017). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.192502last_img read more

Become a Mobile MoneyMaking Machine

first_img As far as tech gadgets are concerned, it seems like iPhones and BlackBerry’s have all the popularity. But in the world of small-business owners (and consumers), netbook computers, with prices below $500, are increasingly popular.They’re small, affordable and functional–once you get used to the small screens and keyboards. As your company is looking into what technology to invest in, consider issuing a netbook with wireless broadband to every employee who travels.For the last two weeks, I’ve been using hosted applications exclusively, and in some ways, the experience is better than using software. One thing’s for sure: There’s a lot less to backup.The benefit of using a netbook with hosted applications is that the netbook becomes an almost disposal appliance, like a cell phone. If it’s lost or stolen, there’s no worry about data being compromised. As long as the user has access to the internet, they can access all the applications they need online.In some scenarios, using traditional software is a must. For example, try editing or viewing more than a handful of photographs online. It’s too slow.We live in a world still dominated by Microsoft Office applications. So, depending on your employees’ day-to-day work, they might have to use Word, PowerPoint or Excel and save the file to a local hard disk. But having it automatically backed up to a server or using a system such as eGnytewill ensure that everything saved to the local drive is instantly available online and easily shared with their colleagues.It’s very important that you ensure your company can also harness the world of wireless mobility and hosted applications. Your traditional server can provide remote file access or, using services such as Box.net, HyperOffice, WebExand other solutions, you can pay a low monthly fee and have file sharing features, collaboration and so much more. 2 min read Listen Now Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Problem Solvers with Jason Feifer Hear from business owners and CEOs who went through a crippling business problem and came out the other side bigger and stronger. April 16, 2009last_img read more

New pricing for Air Transats Option Plus seat selection

first_imgStandard seat$79.50 Seat with more legroom$139.50 Posted by Travelweek Group Standard seat$54.50 Seat with more legroom$25 MONTREAL — Effective today Air Transat is introducing revised rates for seat selection for certain seat types. Option Plus prices are also changing for certain routes and seat types.With Option Plus, Economy Class passengers get one additional piece of checked baggage of 23 kg for flights to/from Europe, the South and the U.S. (or one additional piece of checked baggage of 30 kg for flights to/from Israel), standard seat selection, check-in at an exclusive counter, priority boarding, priority queue at security checkpoints (at Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver airports), priority baggage handling, a Comfort Kit and a set of natural wood earbuds, an alcoholic beverage, a selection of meals from the Bistro menu on flights to/from the South and the U.S.; a selection of treats on flights to/from Europe and Israel, and seat selection.Here’s Transat’s updated price grid according to the destinations: SEAT SELECTION  Seat with more legroom$90 << Previous PostNext Post >> Standard seat$30 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Standard seat$10 Two-by-two seat$94.50 Domestic Full price (one way) Europe and IsraelFull price (one way) Two-by-two seat$40 South and the United StatesFull price (one way) Standard seat$25 OPTION PLUS Seat with more legroom$79.50 Seat with more legroom$50 South and the United StatesFull price (one way) Share Europe and IsraelFull price (one way) Two-by-two seat$45 Two-by-two seat$69.50 Two-by-two seat$10 New pricing for Air Transat’s Option Plus, seat selection Tags: Air Transatlast_img read more