Delhi Police bust gambling racket, arrest 15 accused

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New Delhi, May 27 | The Delhi Police on Thursday said that it had busted a gambling racket and arrested 15 people along with Rs 4.73 lakh in cash.

Shahdara Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) R. Sathiyasundaram said 15 persons who were allegedly involved in gambling have been arrested and Rs 4.73 lakh and other gambling accessories recovered from them.

Sathiyasundaram said that a team of the Seemapuri police station got the information that gambling is going on in DDA flats in the New Seemapuri area.

He said that after taking all the due permissions, the team reached the spot and apprehended 15 persons red-handed.

The arrested accused have been identified Shahrukh, Arun, Milan Kumar, Raj Kumar, Suraj Singh, Mallik Mojjam, Suresh Ahirwal, Mujahir, Mohammad Waris, Saleem, Sameed, Nishu, Mohammad Irshad, Sanjay and Suresh Kumar.

He said that besides Rs 4.73 lakh in cash, the police also recovered some receipts of gambling and 12 sets of playing cards.

He said that a case has been registered under several sections of the IPC, Disaster Management Act and Epidemic Disaster Act.

The DCP said that Shahrukh has previously been involved in five cases of robbery, theft, Arms Act in various police stations of the Trans-Yamuna area.

He said that interrogation of Shahrukh and others further revealed that one Neeraj aka Ninju of New Seemapuri is the kingpin of these gambling activities and he had ran away from the scene of the crime.

“Further interrogation also revealed the premises where gambling was going on belonged to A.K.Dubey, who claimed to be an advocate of Delhi High Court and had rented this place to one Ekta Sharma in 2019. The claim is being verified,” he added.

Source: IANS

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Does MBA really help in getting a better job offer ?

Does MBA really help in getting a better job offer ?

Most students pursuing an MBA come with the sole objective of having a decent job offer or a promotion in the existing job soon after completion of the MBA. And most of them take loans to pursue this career dream. According to a recent survey by education portal Campusutra.com  74% MBA 2022-24 aspirants said they would opt for education loans.

There are exceptional cases like those seeking master’s degree or may have a family business to take care of or an entrepreneurial venture in mind. But the exception cases are barely 1%. For the rest 99%, a management degree is a ticket to a dream job through campus placements or leap towards career enhancements. Stakes are high as many of them quit their jobs which essentially means loss of 2 years of income, apprehension and uncertainty of the job market. On top of that, the pressure to pay back the education loans. Hence the returns have to be high. There is more than just the management degree. Colleges need to ensure that they offer quality management education which enables them to be prepared for not just the demands of recruiters and for a decent job but also to sustain and achieve, all along their career path.

  • So, what exactly are the B Schools doing to prepare their students for the job market and make them industry ready ?
  •  Are B schools ready to deliver and prepare the future business leaders to cope up with the disrupted market ?  

These are the two key questions every MBA aspirant needs to ask, check and validate before filling the MBA application forms of management institutes. And worth mentioning that these application forms do not come cheap. An MBA aspirant who may have shortlisted 5 B Schools to apply for, may end up spending Rs 10,000.00 to Rs 15,000.00 just buying MBA / PGDM application forms.

While internship and placements data of some management institutes clearly indicates that recruiters today have specific demands. The skill sets looked for are job centric and industry oriented. MBA schools which have adopted new models of delivery and technology, redesigned their courses, built an effective evaluation process and prepared the students to cope with the dynamic business scenario, have done great with campus placements despite the economic slow down.

However, the skill set being looked for by a consulting company like Deloitte or KPMG may be quite different from FMCG or a manufacturing sector. Institutes need to acknowledge this fact and act accordingly.

  • Management institutes should ensure that students are intellectually engaged, self motivated and adapt to changes fast. In one word ‘VUCA ready’.
  • B Schools should encourage students to participate in national and international competitive events, simulations of business scenarios.
  • Institutes should have the right mix of faculty members with industry exposure and pure academics.

The placement records of 2021 across top management institutes indicated the fact that recruitment is happening, skilled talent is in demand and certain management institutions continued to attract recruiters even in the middle of an ongoing crisis.

It is time, all management institutes rise to the occasion, understand market realities and identify areas of improvement at both ends – students and faculty.

After all, the stakes are high at both ends. B Schools taking corrective measures will stay while those which are lagging will end up shutting down.

Author Name : Nirmalya Pal

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