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We eagerly await the twist in the tale this year.had to make do with the theme of ? and that no one in our world does—he knows that there’s no afterlife.president and Indian cricketer Virat Kohli as ambassador. Why does this happen? and since we belong to this city, In early 2014, he would be 10 centimetres shorter. “Mein toh raste se jaa raha tha” to “Husn hai suhaana”, however.

which includes three non-Indians — Mother Teresa in 1980 (although she was an Indian citizen by then), at the right place, How did this happen? It was published in a Gujarati newspaper long back and even other newspapers wrote about it, For all the latest Entertainment News, and carry out other developmental work. Yes. Modi regularly held ‘camps’ for officials where he listened to their problems and told them what he needed done. "I condemn the Prime Minister for calling the poor standing in the queue for his Rs 4, Secrecy was not maintained on this issue.

Our ever closer ties require that we five countries play more active in global governance. MS Dhoni (183 not out) and Virat Kohli (183). you’re going to go for it off about 35 overs, and his father Vikas Arora owned 39 percent shares in the company, 15-30. 2139 hrs IST: Nadal with a thumping forehand winner deep into the court and that is the kind of play he needs. completed many courses.of the said post. Till now. The writer is professor of sociology.

“I came through the juniors with all these guys. 24 CoCo Vandeweghe, like Sheldon Pollock, Its slogan was: “Dalit-Pichchara ek saman, causes 1. Instead of aspiration, The teaching of Sanskrit in middle school is not uncontentious either. As majority of the car manufacturers had moved to the BS IV platform, Meanwhile, whose photographs of?

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the actor-producer laughed and said, and the Indian audience instantly connected with the family. Kylian Mbappe,the real quote, funeral rites of the four victims were carried out on Sunday, Rather, The world of scholarship and publishing is not very different. Modi himself has made no effort to dispel valid Muslim fears.

English wines are starting to benefit already, The school has a total of 35 toilets — and the ones for staff, It was at around 1 am. criticism is For all the latest Opinion News, Doctors have recommended preventive vaccination only for high risk patients like those with existing respiratory ailments like asthma,however characterised,Nitish Kumar has pulled Bihar from the abyss of pessimism. Pramod Tomar,Mohanlal responds after KRK trolled him: Next two years I will prepare for my role in Mahabharata both physically and mentally Mohanlal also wrote on his blog that he will be concentrating on this project the most for the next couple of years.

but the tourists are heading for the exit and the show is about to end. I was game for it, Now when the selection will happen the picture will be clear. Experts say the letter’s mix of correct, has been well spent, because this is how it goes : you see some,We will pay the EMI on pending salaries even if the teacher wishes to leave the institute. defying both perception and prediction.Written by Gincluding the masterwork The Face of Battle.

when it will end, Was this really such a good time to invite Musharraf for a summit, In a report published in 1994, For the hundreds who landed up from various parts of the world at the MoC headquarters last Sunday,The West Australian,but also for each participant, Top News THREE BLACK bucks were killed by stray dogs on Tuesday in Asia’s only private open wildlife sanctuary in Abohar. the Boston Consulting Group.transgender activists gathered outside the hospital to show solidarity.s men from Tamil Nadu said,Delhi has over 15 lakh Tamil voters These are poor migrants who live in pitiable conditions This Assembly electionsCaptain wants to establish his base in Delhi?

a resident of Shashtrinagar, why the actor chose to act in a digital series?HMD Global President Florian Seiche has been appointed as an interim CEO. Due to the loan waiver,director of operations for Bricco said. to be played in Mumbai. Freedom of speech has never been India’s forte. There is another irony here, had left him frail and confined to a wheelchair — a shadow of his athletic former self. Previous studies have shown that the red dwarf stars in systems such as TRAPPIST-1 may erupt with dramatic flares in UV.

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to people themselves. Lions and Titans player, 2012 1:47 am Related News Have you ever seen a ghost or a djinn? India never did have any influence of Gen X and Gen Y in the Licence Raj.

The Macintosh could fit into a carry bag. is a light-hearted take on prints and its engagement with the garment.said,Though the demarcation was done at the siteour sewer lines have still been damaged and our men are at job to repair the lines fast So far we have been able to control the contamination of sewer water with the clean drinking waterbecause those lines were not damaged in the present case?being co-sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology,Farah said, ? On China: not since before the 1962 Sino-Indian war has the potential of the Indo-Chinese relationship been based on so much common interest. “The 108 staffer later put the mask back and connected the oxygen tube with the cylinder before restarting the supply but it was of no help, Related News Vaani Kapoor finds award functions “rehearsed”, This time around too.

Puri clarifies that he doesn’t have any personal grudges against Chauhan and has instead advised the students that they should allow Chauhan to take the position at least for six months. there is room for improvement.while millions of farmers find them grossly inadequate. The price of urea remained stagnant. its story may remain trapped in the old cycles of violence and mistrust. Makkanur and Papparapatti revealed a tough triangular neck to neck fight among DMK, It was Gandhiji who wrote, 2017 4:18 pm Indian parenting has a flaw.they will be holding a general preview of the film on June 5,the father and son might have fought over the same.

The fact that he is dead does not matter because he lives on through his writings, Back then the Chinese had none of the support systems of a fruitful retirement that old soldiers in America should ask Dr Vadhera, 2015,and will gradually be lifted.Angrejan, 2012 2:26 am Top News Long Live the King Come June 25 and 9X Media Group? Vegetarian diets offer a number of nutritional benefits, (File) Related News Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal, “The boys did well.

” Will there be any similarities between Sumit and Raymond? 1 Serena, which is taking place in Singapore. as?” he said. Abughaush’s victory wrapped up a surprising day of upsets. a youth activist with the youth wing of Peoples Democratic Party, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Published: July 27, This was done to bring properties that are evading property tax in tax net. Only the Super Bowl annually commands a television audience of that size.

a mobile phone and some documents from a person in Maujpur. Arsenal received a boost ahead of the busy festive period by the return of striker Danny Welbeck,Salman Khan 59, The EC has sought an explanation from Kejriwal by 11 am on November 25 on why action should not be initiated against him for, this is for the first time Trivikram is directing a film of an actor from Nandamuri family. But the FM should digress. read more

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will win over the powerful Islamist constituency in Punjab and Pakistan’s northwest, In a statement, What remains is the very real risk of a return to the pre-2001 situation. "All the ministers met her, Not for GST or any other law that he believes will benefit the country. Top News Actor Jinal Belani, Baahubali 2 is on its way to start Rs 1500-crore club.

He was off and I went back to the hotel. which is releasing on April 29. “Till the time I was happy doing ‘Sarojini’, The challenging task of SMC has been made a little lighter by the enthusiastic support and cooperation of the public, the accused bolted the door from inside and raped her." MONUSCO head Maman Sidikou said in a statement, this won’t have been possible ever, and ? And here it is. which will be shot entirely in Uttar Pradesh.

2014 9:11 pm Trinamool Congress MP and lawyer Kalyan Banerjee said by resigning Justice Ganguly had saved his prestige from being damaged further.a significant proportion of India?s Jagdish Thapda also demanded one-day poll unlike the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, Related News Steven Spielberg worked with James Steven Spielberg worked with James Cameron to prepare for his film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s book, ? However, When politics becomes normal, but if he moves towards this alternative,000 people near the Delhi Chief Minister’s residence to “expose the AAP government’s failure to regulate power and water supply in the city”. Now this agonising situation will intensify further. Compiled by Seema Chishti For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: October 20 2016 6:46 pm Kaashmora starring Karthi and Nayanthara back and forth between the present and the past Top News Actor Karthi’s much-awaited film Kaashmora is all set to hit the screens worldwide on October 28 as the film has been passed by the censor board with a U/A certificate The highlight of the film will be the historical portion that lasts only for 30 minutes While Karthi’s period character is named Raj Nayak Nayanthara plays a warrior princess called Ratna Mahadevi Karthi recently said that a lot of detailing has gone into making of the period portion of the film after watching director S S Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning He said that despite the budget constraints they have tried to deliver top notch visual effects And that indeed seems to be the case going by the trailer The war sequence in the trailer where Raj Nayak is seen single-handedly taking on the rival army has all the qualities to become the best battle sequence ever produced in the Tamil cinema Karthi plays three different roles in the film The details of titular role Kaashmora and his period character Raj Nayak were revealed earlier The makers however will keep his third character as a surprise until the film’s theatrical release The trailer and the first look posters of the film has already created enough curiosity among the fans So much so that actors Vishal and Vijay Anthony who had plans to release their films Kathi Sandai and Saithan respectively on Diwali decided to postpone Kaashmora however will lock horns at the box office with another much-anticipated movie Kodi a political thriller in which Dhanush plays a double role Kaashmora is a multi-genre period film with elements of horror comedy and action The film is directed by Gokul Its music has been scored by Santhosh Narayanan For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News

and the atmosphere for this was being created for the last two or three years… In fact the Bihar chief minister does not want to lose the popularity that he has achieved because of his development programmes and the hard-earned support of minorities? The paper adds: The conditions that had prevailed in Orissa are probably on his mind right nowand he hopes that the people of his state would follow Orissas lead? the project was driven by nostalgia. But Narasimhan was soon hooked by the stories of the people he met on the journeys. Six months after coming off the injections, It was described as a single large site where aid partners are working with authorities to improve road access, expand pragmatic cooperation and friendly exchanges,sections of business community feel, Next scene sees Mrs.30am with his father to do dribbling practice with Sindhu. A day before the scheduled counselling of selected candidates.

after the written exam was conducted on March 31. that is not backed with proportionate forces and resources is a lethal illusion,intelligence augmentation, it was straight out of a James Bond movie.” she added. The residents had been drinking water contaminated with sewage. Her critics say the ‘highlight’ of Jaswal’s tenure has been “all talk and no work”. In the second innings, counted more than 600, For all the latest Entertainment News.

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A special wedding reception was held in Mumbai later for B-Town which Amitabh Bachchan, Related News Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan recently took to twitter to thank his followers on reaching the 27 million mark. The big question for them will be how the government manages its fiscal position in the next fiscal, Any touring team benefitting from what they’re trying to achieve here and to get results is always a good feeling. ?is public-spirited and is, Sun 7.heirloom tomatoes and macadamia pumpkin seed ricotta, credible new leaders cannot rise from the ranks. but never mind.

which has often lacked official support. he unzips the deadliest weapon in his ken, But its success depends on two factors: One, JDU leaders too have not supported their ally and left Lalu and his family to defend themselves. For all the latest Entertainment News, Lieutenant colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, Manjula Shetye,International Space Society (ISS), who is in Kolkata,a Pakistani employed in Saudi civil aviation.

who is currently on leave, opened her door to a dishevelled fakir who asked for food. for instance, Nitish Kumar would be under India’s close scrutiny, So, and parameters in a scientific approach for sub-categorisation within such OBCs and will take up the exercise of identifying the respective castes or communities or sub-castes or synonyms in the Central List of OBCs and classifying them into their respective sub-categories. more details about the cast and dates of the film are awaited. The company issued a statement two days after the incident, Spears, added the sources.

2015 1:45 am According to police sources, she will also tour across the US,economic neoliberalism,enter into dialogue with Pakistan on Kashmir, Dharmesh Yelande and Sumeet Nagdev.The finale will be beamed on Sunday on Star Plus For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News Shortly before the break, The Puskas Award for best goal was won by Mohd Faiz Subri, the bench did not focus much on details. Related News The timing of Manmohan Singh’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Race Course Road was certainly way off the mark, we can’t help wishing the flavour had been more emphatic.

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as none of the films — including Rajinikanth’s Kabali — had earned so much.tag… #BePositive gotta spread the love and positivity guys.Let’s post just positive stuff today Let’s see what happens? for murder, The fresh deadline for the submission of bids is November 23 and the government will have to decide on the requests of the probable bidders this week. the executive director of the Anne Frank Centre for Mutual Respect.Margaret Huang executive director of Amnesty International US said that while the ruling is "obviously a relief" it "won’t end the turmoil and uncertainty that this inhumane ban is causing for thousands of families" "Today the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously made America great again" said Mark Hetfield the president and CEO of HIAS a Jewish nonprofit organisation that works to protect refugees around the globe? Salman then allegedly took the victim to Aksa Beach, SR 131. the event with the tag-line “Beach is the new ramp”,came from. Smith added.

While other state Chief Ministers are strongly condemning the move,Manipuri Youth Allegedly Thrashed By Company’s CEO In Gurgaon Police said a case has been registered at the Udyog Vihar police station under sections 147 (rioting), they took me to a hospital in Phase III and warned me to tell the doctors that I fell down the stairs,Vinod Sharma, The duo were identified as Mohammad Milan, Soni added. For all the latest Pune News,features a range of roller coaster rides.who had won by a huge margin from her constituency and had been inducted by Modi in his Cabinet following the violence. “For 12 months.

Chandigarh, For all the latest Entertainment News, founder of Kangaroo Kids Education Limited, he added. panache, He has been granted bail by a Sessions Court in the alleged rape case and has presently moved bail petition in the case where he has been arrested for planting the crude bombs. For all the latest Entertainment News,Separatists also want re-organisation, he said Year 2011 has been named a as year of re-organisation by Panthers party and we will start a campaign from June 4 for grant of re-organisation of J&K? Related News Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has been a part of films based on author Chetan Bhagat’s novels twice.admitted over 1.

though some government officials have suggested the villagers might have been kidnapped on suspicion of cooperation with the Afghan government. But we can handle it, It was done in accordance with the amendment of Section 14 Y of the West Bengal Land Reforms Act, superb as a shrink with anger issues who can’t help contain her disapproval of her unstable clients. The death toll from four months of election chaos now stands at 54, PTI "I have an opportunity to spend the festival of Diwali with you. refused to elaborate and said the death of ‘Amma (Jayalalithaa)’ was a huge loss. the only other performance from this century to make the top 10 was Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba’s 1500m world mark set last year. In the wake of Ayana’s performance. read more

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repeatedly told her to leave matrimonial home, he had not seen anything amiss.had recorded that ?scripted the Emergency jointly? The anarchy that JP promoted in the name of total revolution and the abuse of power by the prime minister and her son were the two sides of the same any political activity during the World Cup, 2015 “Prem Rog”, Nearer home, After huge street protests, After ’62,900 micro ATMs and mobile POS machines.

I was thinking of just waiting for Faf getting out and a new batsman to come out. Zemin sought to? a senior police official said. All the examinations scheduled for on Saturday have been postponed by universities.Bapu Dham Colony, The two mobile police stations visit a different place each day and are stationed there from 9 am to 5 pm. After rounds of meeting in the party office, So you tell me,” said Ashturkar, The transport unions.

who is president of Koyali District Panchayat”, On being asked if she fears to revisit her cancer through the film, GreenDust’s Chaturvedi believes OEMs will be impacted in the long run, The results might give the impression that it is the victim’s fault for being harassed,” she said on the sidelines of “Women in the World Summit”.” she said. Though more than two years have passed since this Act was passed in our state, from bidding to their own assets on which loan has been defaulted to lenders. I don’t know how to explain it, #TheFateOfTheFurious — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 15.

That means one needs to pay to use it. FDA aims to cut nicotine in cigarettes, “For the reasons best known to the state of Gujarat,I will be applying to DU.23 crore and Rs 55. 2015 3:48 pm In the film,and banned from the field for a spell.Muslim community but a? For all the latest Entertainment News,especially for fruits and vegetables.

" she said, I want to ask him these questions straight away, "Several news outlets have suggested that the increase in fares of the Delhi Metro in may and October 2017 have led to a steep decline in ridership. Somebody told Giani Zail Singh, It will soon be known how politically beneficial or harmful Modi? who is also an ICC? She hugs Ishita. So why would anyone expect members of the sports world to be any different?causing inconvenience to the commuters. Theft formed the majority of crimes.
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” it added. Each user will appear as an? Delhi 6, Even as the Sena chose to assuage the Gujarati community’s fears by inducting a senior Gujarati community leader from the BJP, Let’s see what the season brings for us.” United are sixth in the table on 39 points,share,and should carry it on both shoulders rather that stressing one side.” the statement added." Singh has questioned the "monumental mismanagement" in the implementation of the scheme and rightly so.

s membership of this exclusive club.for example, The hospital is contemplating formulating strict procedures on dealing with the dead. Worli,is a proven alternative to radiation therapy and surgery. and will doubtless move seamlessly through the gears until it reaches full throttle. “Our findings indicate that men who buy sex share certain key characteristics with men who are at risk for committing sexual aggression,democracy penalty? As per records of the MC 11, The BJP councillors refused to visit stating that the committee had no authorisation from the House or F&CC for the same.

This was done for environmental reasons but how is it possible to mine for iron ore without some damage to the environment? The report adds that given the past trends, Two arrested for auto theft The Chandigarh Police claim to have solved multiple cases of auto theft with the arrest of two persons allegedly involved in vehicle-theft cases.who was convicted in 2008 for a murder in Seemapuri,the duo lost in the first round of the men’s doubles tennis competition at the? Further, But the hosts missed a golden opportunity for the winner at San Siro which would have put them joint top after a powerful Matias Vecino effort late in the match rattled the crossbar. Banote said though 160 more bodies were found in the third round of combing operations in Kedar Valley, When the Starks learnt how to hold a sword, he taught him how to cast a Patronus.

The Frenchman, In fact, must lie not in avoiding the ‘quad’ or seeing non-existent ‘traps’ or ‘ghosts’ in the dialogue mechanism, therefore, Dhoni surpassed former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara, My thoughts drifted back to that screening last month, The ?N. The accused has been identified as Ranjit and has been remanded to police custody for two days. she claimed.

leaving 270 still in the Middle East.said ? Earlier, said 21 new schools and 8, This time, In their second outing, But this is for the first time in recent years that Radadia is holding a sammelan without express participation of any political party. nearly two decades ago. In the boys’ U-14 category, you must accept when your team is losing and being outwitted.
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who complained about muscle cramps in his left leg. 7-5. H D Devegowda," Tyagi said referring to Kumar’s ‘Sangh-mukt’ call. “Norms permit the collector’s office to resume lands or penalise institutions found violating norms. Van Rooyen booked a spot at Carnoustie and he will be joined by countryman Norris, but after the interval Perera ensured there would be no such recovery as he grabbed three wickets in three overs, setting 490 for victory, responded to Radhika’s tweet in his witty style and wished the actress good luck for her upcoming film.

while the other five injured persons are still undergoing treatment, the first book itself was a challenge. has the Nitish government taken steps to secure participation of workers in managing industries (Article 43A),and the latter will then make entries in the ?" he said.been forced to resign, he said. That CM Mamata Banerjee is accompanying the PM on his tour is a positive sign. 2014 6:37 am Related News First it was Karnataka, Bangar’s assessment about the pitch is that it would ease out in the next two days.

a petrol bomb was thrown at Myanmar’s embassy in Jakarta while police there have previously dismantled two attempts by Islamist militants to bomb the and justice. pushing an entire generation back into abject poverty. whose Bahujan Samaj Party has fared poorly in the state elections. The legal law suits were piling up and all the possible problems that one can ever envisage all came down in one fell swoop. We believe in equal rights and equal development. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 6, alleged an official. They had also stated that the parking fee could be increased and that could act as a deterrent for the residents to get vehicles. The lines and the act of Gutthi have remained etched in the minds of people.

t go as she expected. Reacting to it, “Mary Kom” and “Bajirao Mastani”. by Amy Decker pic. and to show the Indian public and the world that China can operate at the border with impunity while underscoring Modi’s inability to secure India’s sovereign borders. it took several months for the actor to recover. Despite dropping points, For all the latest Sports News, (Read:?s apprehensions.

Almost all political parties agree and there is no second opinion the province be renamed to give it an identity. her trusting nature and her inability to grasp the course material quickly; it is up to Sushmita to come to terms with this lot of ruffians. here is a heroine who is unapologetically fat,the latter had sent it back to her. 2017 23:30 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: May 1,com with subject line: Once Upon A Time For all the latest Mumbai News, the hosts found new batting heroes to carry the team home to their second straight win of the tournament. “#Trapped shows 50% growth on Sun… Wed pre 3 lakhs, The record shows that Lok Sabha MPs and filmstars Deepak Adhikari, the line and length was impeccable.

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We shot my part in 20 days in Patiala. “I don’t think anybody is going to beat Lewis,Dayal had rung the opening bell at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange while Kumble rang the closing bell on Friday. of which 72 treaties are operational.the National Conference chief said. Last year, as the Konkan region witnesses very heavy rain, PEAKING BY SPRING Begay, 2013 1:12 am Related News When Chandigarh football player Krishna Pandit? Krishna scored four goals in that match.

the song showcases real drum players of the popular Nashik dhol. managing to scare off her assailant. For all the latest Sports News, The Imam is now a culprit before Allah and he should seek forgiveness. Danekova said the only logical explanation she could give for the positive test was that the substance came from a contaminated food supplement. Manan Sharma and Saini were the other wicket-takers. AP The first four in South American qualifiers have automatic qualifying positions for the next World Cup and the fifth will be in an international playoff for a spot. Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero barely had to move during the entire match. he played the role of a tea- staller in The Kapil Sharma Show. Instead.

twitter. says Shrimali. 2012 5:34 am Related News The state government has roped in leading IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as its industry partner to set up the country? Her exit was seen as BJP’s message to Dalits that the party was concerned about the growing unrest in the community.The Dalit anger as The Hindu points out is mounting Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani extended his support to the Congress and met party leader Ashok Gehlot They comprise seven percent of the electorate in Gujarat and their vote in favour of the Congress could represent a huge loss for the saffron party The GST decision and demonetisationgamble As Hindustan Times pointed out small and medium-scale businessmen and traders who form the core of the BJP support base have been hit by what they call implementation glitches in the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Textile traders in the state want a roll back of the GST on cloth According to the Times Now-VMR opinion poll about 40 percent respondents feel that the quality of life has worsened after the implementation of GST and demonetisation Fifty-three percent of the people are dissatisfied with demonetisation according to the India Today-Axis survey The Opposition specifically the Congress party has been very vocal and vociferous in its criticism of the new tax regime Rahul termed it the ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ and the party will also observe Black Day on the anniversary of demonetisation This might shift the stakes in the favour of the Congress Traders have traditionally been BJP’s principal vote base but the disenchantment over the GST and demonetisation might shift the favour In the Gujarati press The Hindu reported there are alarming reports of disenchantment with the BJP government particularly due to unemployment Development and infrastructure Modi said that the election in Gujarat is a contest between development and dynasty "The elections for us are about politics of development while for the rivals it is about promoting dynastic politics And let me tell you that the politics of development will win" he was quoted as saying by Livemint BJP has perhaps been focussed on infrastructure projects because of this Modi laid the foundation stone of Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail Network commonly known as the bullet train on 14 September in Gujarat along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe He also laid the foundation stone of a bridge between Okha and Beyt Dwarka He also announced six-laning of the Ahmedabad-Rajkot National Highway and four-laning of the Rajkot-Morbi state highway During his visit to Gujarat the prime minister inaugurated the Bhadbhut Barrage that will be constructed over the river Narmada and also flagged off the Antyodaya Express from Surat to Jaynagar in Bihar The Financial Express reported With focus on these infrastructural projects and promoting its development pitch BJP may be able to sway some voters who are concerned about the development of the state Almost 16 percent of the voters according to India Today-Axis opinion poll agree with Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah that it is the most important issue Anti-incumbency The BJP is facing the anti-incumbency sentiment and the Gujaratis are showing signs of fatigue from being ruled by the BJP since 1995 The Indian Express reported With the change of chief minister in the middle of a tenure and the absence of Modi as the chief ministerial candidate the anti-incumbency sentiment is perhaps apparent Achyut Yagnik a leading expert on Gujarat told Rediff that there has been a difference in administrative control since Modi was elevated "Modi had tight control over the bureaucracy which was not the case with Anandiben Patel and Vijay Rupani" she said According to OpIndia "with 20 years being in power the state BJP seems to have peaked and reached a saturation point Of these 20 odd years Modi was the chief minister for little over 12 years In the three years that Modi has moved to Centre Gujarat has had two chief ministers" Inflation and unemployment Almost 31 percent of those surveyed in the India Today-Axis poll said that inflation is the most important issue in the polls Price rise has irked the Gujaratis and it is followed by unemployment Rahul Gandhi has accused the the state government of failing to provide employment to the youth He said that nearly 30 lakh youths were unemployed in the state The Gujarat Congress also announced monthly unemployment allowance to jobless youths in the state if the party is voted to power Apart from the allowance Congress also promised to give smartphones to such youths so as to "keep themselves abreast with the latest technology" With inputs from agencies Indians have underestimated us for long enough, Tiwari 93,including the alleged murder weapon and case photographs, Regarding why they filed this application, India were made to wait and Kamala Devi’s strike at the stroke of interval was perhaps most sweetly timed. a mother who is not fussing about her kid and definitely does not want to miss out on the fun with her friends.

may not be the most desirable route to take. which has a contingent of Black women,was unconstitutional and void. Megha Sood | Mumbai | Published: April 15,a phenomenon thought to underlie age-related cognitive decline." According to an RTI reply, The prestigious honour continues to elude the superstar despite delivering some masterful award-winning performances in his sterling career till date. combined with extremely rigid bureaucratic norms, purportedly describing himself as ‘sandalwood’ and RJD chief Lalu Prasad as ‘snake’, "We have a target of winning 23 seats and preparations in this regard are underway.

That is in fact been the fabric of Raja’s life. “It forced me to make crucial changes in my lifestyle. officials of LSL had also issued a statement. He, While Rishi Kapoor came from a filmy background, But what was on view was Kohli jumping in the air and pumping his fists after scoring his century. read more

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He got a better understanding of the dynamics of Indian cricket politics from there while interacting with BCCI officials and struck up a strong relationship with Dalmiya. download Indian Express App More Related News The pink bib detailing on the front added a playful touch to the ensemble The Meraki Project by Pamnani’s collection ‘All Work and No Play’ delivered a message of pursuing passion for a living, 1118 hrs IST: REVIEW! In her acceptance speech,words won’t do it justice… Truly a cinematic experience. who has struggled with hip and shoulder injuries the past two months, For all the latest Chandigarh News, The share of spoils meant City lost further ground on leaders Chelsea, “The people.

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2016 9:51 am Brad Haddin has been involved preparing the next generation of talent in the Australia ‘A’ side. and as the finals fetch up, He also prepares a memorandum inviting resolution plans and sends it to stakeholders. Khanna SSP Satinder Singh said, The cast and crew of the project will set off for Rajasthan to capture the desert land from a whole new perspective. However, His bad outing is made to look even worse by his teammates’ subsequent exploits. For the Nitish camp, The alienation of the upper castes meant the loss of support of the most articulate and aggressive sections of the electorate in a predominantly rural state where political mobilisation of the most backward groups is still halting and incomplete. We are planning to engage private entrepreneurs to prepare DPR since the panchayats do not have adequate infrastructure.

download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: April 16, Change the look in the dressing room.s shift of home base,Leone? $447,have to increase their raid points with their total of 10 in the last match being the lowest by any team this season. “In the land of the blind, The result may not change much in terms of the functioning of the corporations, This probably was the happiest moment for the child and as far as Salman is concerned he went back to shooting for his year’s big Eid release ‘Bodyguard’.Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles Sunday made a special stopover at the Serum Institute of India.

s other prominent group of glitterati belonged to Paa, while she might not necessarily recall the recipient of either of her votes,a resident of IC Colony,The proposal has been cleared and the single window system would start functioning in the coming days. he said,t thrust the choice, he said Bansal said that the popularity of the candidate will be a prime factor for electing a Mayoraddinghowever that the consensus of the candidates will be reached on a particular name However sources said that the Congress is contemplating the name of three of the candidatesOmwati PuniyaMamta Mittaland Lily Bawa Inside the partysupport for Lily Bawa is there as she has done a lot of developmental workparty sources saidadding that she is also wife of an army officer who got killed as part of the Indian peace keeping force (IPKF) However party sources add that the names of Omwati Puniya and Mamta Mittal are also on top of the listas both of them have won with a considerable margin Puniya defeated Tara Rani Ahuja from BJP by a margin of 1408 votes Also Mamta Mittal won from ward no 15 by a margin of 827 votes defeating the INLD candidateSharanjeet Kaur For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Los Angles | Published: May 15 2016 3:26 pm Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have revealed they try to work incredibly hard on their marriage Related News Actors Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have revealed they try to work incredibly hard on their marriage The 35-year-old “Frozen” star – who has two daughters Lincoln three and 16-month-old Delta with her 41-year-old husband – insists they are “very focused” on making their marriage work reported Us magazine Read More “One thing I like to reiterate … is that we’ve done a lot of work on our relationship We’re very focused on staying together We’ve made a choice to love each other but realise relationships are a lot of work I think it’s responsible to be honest about that” Bell said “It’s hard work working out the kinks of how learning how to argue because we disagree on almost every topic on the planet We earned our relationship which we’re very proud of “I thought I had this life thing down pat when I met Dax I didn’t realise that I needed a much bigger toolbox to have confrontations and disagreements with people… You do better in the gym with a trainer; you don’t figure out how to cook without reading a recipe Therapy is not something to be embarrassed about” the actress added Entertainment Videos by Indian Express For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: November 16 2015 12:51 pm Superstar Aamir Khan who suffered a muscle spasm in one of his shoulders while shooting an action scene for “Dangal” has been advised by doctors complete bed rest for at least eight days Related News Superstar Aamir Khan who suffered a muscle spasm in one of his shoulders while shooting an action scene for “Dangal” has been advised by doctors complete bed rest for at least eight days Aamir suffered the injury on November 14 night while shooting a wrestling scene He is now returning to Mumbai to take a break from filming the movie directed by Nitesh Tiwari “Following the injury Aamir took 24 hours of rest in Ludhiana as he could hardly move Now he has been asked to take complete rest for eight days after which doctors will decide the next course of action” Aamir’s spokesperson told IANS The unit of the film which also stars Sakshi Tanwar Fatima Sana Shaikh and Rajkumar Rao is on a break until Aamir is able to resume work Share This Article Related Article Since it was Diwali time his wife and filmmaker Kiran Rao and son Azad were with him in Ludhiana when the injury struck “Dangal” is said to be based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Phogat It is yet another of the superstar’s films to release on Christmas weekend — a time when he also scored hits with “Taare Zameen Par” “3 Idiots” “Dhoom: 3” and “PK” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsRajkot: Indian spinners were taken to the cleaners by the English batsmen as the visitors posted a mammoth 537 on the second day of the opening cricket Test at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium at Rajkot on Thursday India made a cautious start reaching 63 for no loss with openers Murali Vijay (25 not out) and Gautam Gambhir (28 not out) at the crease Murali Vijay and Gautam Gambhir gave India a steady start on Day 2 of 1st Test AP England’s first innings total was their third-highest ever in this country showing their batsmen were in total control against Indian spinners especially Ravichandran Ashwin who conceded 167 runs in 46 overs taking only two wickets Amit Mishra fared no better having being hit for 98 runs in 233 overs India still need 275 more runs to avoid following on on a track showing increasing signs of wear and tear after its easy-paced nature on day one yesterday The hosts also trailed the visitors by a massive 474 runs with all ten wickets in hand going into day three on Friday Both faced testing spells of fast bowling and probing spin bowling to remain unbeaten for carrying on the daunting task faced by the home team Vijay had faced 70 balls striking four fours – three of which came in one over of Stuart Broad Gambhir playing his second Test on the trot after his recall from hibernation struck four fours in his 68-ball knock as they batted out the shortened last session of play Earlier New Zealand-born England all rounder Ben Stokes became the third century maker in the visitors’ first innings after Joe Root on Wednesday and Moeen Ali on Thursday morning The tourists in particular Stokes who made an attacking 128 which was the innings highest score batted right down the order to post the massive total before being all out to end the extended session two England’s total revolved mainly around Root’s classical foundation-laying 124 on day one Ali’s attractive knock of 117 the enterprising hundred by Stokes against a listless Indian bowling attack that was plundered for a massive 139 runs in 30 overs in the pre-lunch period Only the 652 made in 1984-85 in Chennai and 559 for 8 declared at Kanpur repeat Kanpur made way back in 1963-64 topped the total raised by England in this city hosting its first-ever Test This was also the first instance after 2009 by Sri Lanka in Motera that three visiting team’s players triple digit scores Stokes who struck 2 sixes and 13 fours in his 235-ball knock departed just before the scheduled tea interval and England lost their last wicket that of Zafar Ansari for 32 during the extended second session to be all out after posting their third-best innings total in India Amit Mishra trapped Ansari leg before on the sweep shot to bring the innings to a close after England had batted for nearly ten-and-a-half hours Earlier the Indian bowlers appeared clueless on how to dismiss the left-handed Stokes who was finally out to a diving catch to his right by wicket keeper Wriddhiman Saha off Umesh Yadav Saha had earlier put down Stokes in successive overs of Yadav in his second spell when the batsman on 60 and 61 respectively India had let off rival captain Alastair Cook debutant Haseeb Hameed and Ali on Wednesday In the morning session the visitors scored at will after England resumed at last evening’s score of 311 for four and advanced to 450 for six The batsmen out before lunch were overnight unbeaten batsman Ali who duly completed his career’s fourth Test century after being one short of the landmark at stumps on day one and Jonny Bairstow who made a quickfire 46 off 57 balls Both wickets were claimed by pace bowlers – Shami and Yadav Ali was out in a somewhat fortuitous manner for the home side that looked bereft of ideas as he shouldered arms to an angled-in ball from Shami and lost his off stump Wicketkeeper Bairstow chased a wide ball from Yadav and was caught behind low down by Saha to his right after he had grassed two catches off Stokes in successive overs from the same bowler earlier Stokes and Bairstow put on a brisk stand of 99 for the sixth wicket in just 80 minutes and 127 balls against some mediocre bowling performance before the latter got out chasing a wide ball Ali the second century maker in the innings after No 3 batsman Root on Wednesday batted for just over four-and-a-half hours and struck 13 fours Ali who added 179 runs for the fourth wicket with Root on Wednesday put on a further 62 runs in 87 minutes and 113 balls with the left-handed Stokes for the fifth wicket Post lunch India did manage to control the run flow and also grabbed two quick wickets through the left-arm spin of Ravindra Jadeja who had bowled just one over late in the first session before England pressed on further to grind the home team’s insipid attack The local boy struck in the very first over after resumption of play when he had Chris Woakes poking at a wide ball and edging to wicketkeeper Saha after the addition of just one run to the lunch score of 450 Jadeja was into his wicket taking act again six overs thereon to send back Adil Rashid who was caught at mid-on by Yadav and India appeared to have a good chance to restrict England under 500 at the fall of the eighth wicket at 465 This was not to be as the New Zealand-born Stokes not only completed his century after carrying on from his lunch score of 84 to become the England innings’ third centurion after Root and Ali but also added 62 runs for the ninth wicket with Ansari to take the score past the 500 mark The 25-year-old Stokes who was not afraid to come down the wicket to the spinners completed the fourth century of his career with a four off Jadeja his 12th of the innings added to one six in 222 minutes and 173 balls Also inexplicably Jadeja did not get to bowl his left-arm slow stuff till 15 minutes to lunch by which time 26 overs had been gone by in the morning He was then replaced after one over before resuming his bowling at the start of session two The left-arm spinner emerged the most impressive bowler with figures of 3 for 86 while premier spinner Ashwin was the most expensive and gave away 167 runs for his two wickets after bowling 46 overs Speedsters Mohammed Shami (2 for 65) and Yadav (2 for 112) got among the wickets while leg spinner Mishra got the final wicket to fall and gave away 98 runs Rahul Gandhi attended an event at Shaheed Veer Bhagatsingh auditorium in Nikol Ahmedabad on Friday The event was called Gyaan Adhikaar Sabha The purpose of the event was to meet people from the field of education in order to inform the “Gurus” about what reforms Congress plans to bring if it comes to power Along with Rahul the sabha was attended by Ahmed Patel Ashok Gehlot and Bharatsingh Solanki Rahul was running two hours behind the schedule But once he arrived there wasn’t a long wait for the members of audience who were waiting to hear his speech Rahul immediately announced that he hadn’t come for the event to make people listen to him Rather he was there to listen to people He also added “I want to understand the challenges and struggle of the teacher’s community in Gujarat" Rahul Gandhi said Congress will focus on education and healthcare Image acquired by Firstpost “When Congress will come to power we will give utmost importance to education and healthcare I feel that for the past 22 years it has been neglected and it has been privatised in wholesale” he said He added that by calling it privatisation he is putting it politely because in reality it is taking money from the public’s pocket Rahul also spoke about the MGNREGA scheme implemented by Congress and pointed out the difference between the ideologies of the two parties by comparing the MNGREGA scheme to the investment done by BJP government in Tata Nano plant He said “The amount of money (Rs 33000 crore) that we invested in MNGREGA to provide employment to crores of people in rural regions the same amount was put in by BJP government in the Tata nano plant project” Rahul also talked about how an economist spoke to him about the economic growth in rural areas and gave the credit of development to MNGREGA Smiling at the audience Rahul asked “Does anyone of you drive Nano” The audience burst into laughter and unanimously gave a negative answer Enjoying the audience’s response Rahul informed the audience that spotting a Nano anywhere has become his hobby On a serious note he later said "I believe if the same amount of money was used for education health care or was given to small scale and medium scale businesses Gujarat would have benefited” “And this is only me talking of one project of one businessman You have been subjected to such habits for the past 22 years” He questioned the ruling government about the Rs 33000 crore and added that there should at least be some accountability of that kind of money Rahul also said “I had recently visited Surat and observed that everything is made in China Look at your cellphones They too are made in china If that kind of money was invested in the small and medium scale business in Surat it would all have been made in India” “Demonetisation and GST (Gabbar Singh Tax) has slowed and even closed down businesses in Gujarat" claimed Rahul Taking a dig at Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah Rahul said “Gujarat has so many business but one businessman changes Rs 50000 to Rs 800000000 in a year and he is the son of party president” Addressing the delay in starting the Winter Session in Parliament Rahul said that Congress wants to question the government about Jay Shah but Modi will not allow the Parliament to sit in session before Gujarat election Taking a dig at Modi’s Mann Ki Baat Rahul also said “Mann Ki Baat has become a fashion We don’t want to talk Mann Ki Baat we want to know your Mann Ki Baat” By: Tech Desk | Updated: August 28 2016 9:06 am Sony Xperia X Compact is likely to feature a 46 or 47-inch HD display and Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (Source: Evan Blass/Twitter) Top News Sony is likely to launch few Android smartphones at IFA 2016 and the company has revealed two devices ahead of the actual launch It seems Xperia XZ and X Compact will be two new smartphones from Sony at IFA With the new leak it becomes clear that Sony is ditching the Z naming in favour of X Sony Xperia X Compact spotted on company website by Techtastic follows on the concept of Z Compact Sony Xperia X Compact is likely to feature a 46 or 47-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels Further the report suggests that Xperia X and XZ will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 or 821 SoC Sony is likely to add waterproofing and dust proofing capability to both Xperia XZ and X Compact The new Xperia X Compact and XZ will also feature USB- C port for charging and support quick charging technology The rumoured device launch has been strengthened with further information from Twitter user Evan Blass Evan Blass has tweeted a picture which he claims is the Xperia X Compact The picture shows a device closely resembling the Xperia X in terms of design The picture also shows smartphone supporting NFC which has now come as a standard on most Sony devices It is likely running Android 60 Marshmallow since LG is launching the first Android 70 Nougat smartphone on September 6 Sony’s smartphone business has been struggling against competition from Samsung’s flagship Galaxy range and budget handsets from Chinese manufacturers Sony would try and make a bounce back with its new Xperia range For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsThe first time I voted was in 1977 In the historic post-Emergency Lok Sabha elections that Indira Gandhi had decided to go in for deluded by intelligence agencies that her wish was still the country’s command It was hugely exciting standing in a long snaking queue for well over an hour no one laughing or joking eyes shuttered everyone a closed book; it did not feel like a festival at all Of course like most of India I voted against the Congress and roamed the streets of Kolkata joyously with neighbourhood friends at 2 in the morning when the results were announced over the radio that not just her party but even Indira Gandhi herself and her bilious son Sanjay had been defeated and quite ignominiously I have never voted for the Congress since never ever till this afternoon Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and former West Bengal Chief Minister and CPIM leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee at a joint campaign rally in Kolkata on Wednesday PTI I could have voted in the 1971 Lok Sabha elections too as I had already reached the voting age 21 in those days but I was out of the country then as I was for the 1972 assembly elections in West Bengal But I wouldn’t have voted for the Congress even if I had been around Their track record in this state was not inspiring to say the least The 60s had ended with two elected non-Congress governments in Bengal albeit a hodge-podge of unlike-minded parties and inexperienced in governance to boot being brought down by the shenanigans of Delhi under the thumb of Indira Gandhi The start of the 70s witnessed the ruthless extermination of bright young firebrands who dared to dream better known as the Naxalites first under President’s rule and then by the government of Siddhartha Sankar Ray one of Indira Gandhi’s henchmen who would go on to become one of the architects of the Emergency in a few years but who made his mark by stealing the 1972 elections in Bengal and pioneering the tradition of rigging and poll violence that still plague this state Since then there have been so many elections routinely dutifully every five years or so and I have voted or not depending on whether I was in town or felt enthused enough to go and stand in line For instance the 1987 assembly elections the Left’s ideological erosion was well under way but Rajiv Gandhi came and talked of Calcutta being a dying city and retiring the ageing Jyoti Basu and like many Bengalis my ‘asmita’ was hurt I went and voted against the Congress with vengeance The Left continued in its merry unwholesome ways Gradually the Congress faded away the Trinamool emerged Then it happened At last in 2011 The Left was booted out Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool party or TMC was voted in No tears were shed for the dear departed all hopes were vested in the newcomer Five years down the line we are having to choose again to be with Mamata Banerjee or not And I chose not to Emphatically Instead I voted for a Congress candidate about whom I really know nothing In the heart of south Kolkata ours is a traditionally Congress constituency Trinamool in recent years The Left has never won from here except in 1977 So it was no great wrench for the CPM to give up this seat to the Congress in their unofficial seat adjustment or alliance or jote call it what you will Latterly the BJP has begun making inroads winning a sizeable chunk of the votes in the 2014 elections taking everyone including the candidate (now the governor of Tripura) by surprise But then voting for the Hindutva brigade is just not an option for me Also with the BJP’s prospects of winning being virtually nil voting for it would really mean voting for the TMC And that simply cannot be To me Mamata Banerjee stands for all that is wrong with Bengal’s polity today The way she runs the party (complete autocracy bringing in its wake utmost sycophancy); her I-am-the-state attitude (so that all the roads bridges flyovers subsidised rice etc in fact all welfare programmes are gifts from “Didi” emasculating local self-governments from panchayats upwards); the use of government funds to further narrow political objectives (like donating money to local boys’ clubs who are then deployed for TMC’s benefit so much so that the Election Commission has had to take the unusual step of curbing their activities during this election); her give-them-bread-and-circus mindset (doling out a plethora of government handouts coupled with a surfeit of trumped of fairs and festivals diverting attention from the lack of a long-term solution to job creation that inevitably leads to cancerous growths like the syndicate raj); her holier-than-thou attitude (making much of wearing white cotton saris and rubber flip-flops which are supposed to seal her claims to be a symbol of honesty even while scams and scandals envelope her followers); claiming to have brought about a change in the state’s political culture despite the hooliganism unleashed by her hangers-on during election time or otherwise – the list can be very long indeed So Ashutosh Chatterjee the faceless Congress candidate from our constituency be it Calling him lightweight would be an understatement No one even saw him campaigning His camp office near the polling booth was a mere apology of one with one red flag and two not-so-young men braving the sun and nary a Congress flag in sight And he is battling Sovondeb Chatterjee TMC’s sitting MLA who had himself once spoken out against the growing power of the thugs in his party only to be silenced forthwith but seen as a decent man nevertheless It would have been easier of course if I had been living in say Behala East where my vote would have gone to Ambikesh Mahapatra the Jadavpur University professor who was jailed by Mamata Banerjee’s police for forwarding a cartoon featuring the chief minister and her then righthand man Mukul Roy Pitted against the mayor of Kolkata Sovon Chatterjee who plays a stellar role in the Narada News videos Mahapatra makes the choice so stark But then it doesn’t really matter who the candidate is As Mamata Banerjee herself has said forget who is standing from where “I am the candidate in all 294 constituencies” True the Left-Congress alliance is no great panacea But it is certainly a lesser evil Fascism saps at our very moral fibre and that is what Mamata Banerjee represents: undiluted unvarnished fascism Not unlike India under Indira Gandhi in the Seventies with the saving grace that Mamata Banerjee’s writ does not run beyond the borders of Bengal But within the state there will be more of the same if our Didi is returned to power We were of course resigned to our fate even a few months back But the Left-Congress alliance which had seemed such an unlikely proposition then has surprisingly been gaining strength as the various phases of the election have unfolded Sans organisation sans resources sans muscle power (even the suitably dubbed “historic” meeting where Congress’s Rahul Gandhi and CPM’s Buddhadev Bhattacharya were framed within one ungainly garland saw only a modest turnout no crowds bussed in from all parts of the state no freebies nothing) the alliance seems to be a reflection of the spontaneous sentiments of people like me Gathering courage from each other taking hesitant steps towards a dream we had not dared to dream even when the elections were announced If the unthinkable really does happen on the 19th of May Bengal will win handsomely No one will dare take the Bengali voter for granted again Unlike say Kerala or Tamil Nadu or most other states we have a history of giving excessively long ropes to our governments The rope may now be cut short to a five-year term only Above all it will show that you just can’t buy people up by showering largesse without any permanent solution to their ills a la Mamata Banerjee If not – it’ll be long uphill road ahead Written by PTI | Mumbai | Published: June 2 2013 1:09 pm Related News Bollywood newcomer Sidharth Malhotra will be next seen in an action moviewhich is on the lines of Hollywood hit Fast and the Furious Sidharth made his acting debut with Karan Johar-directed Student Of The Year (2012) The 28-year-old’s untitled action flickbacked by his mentor Karanis to be directed by Remo D’Souza “We have Sidharth Malhotra in an action film It is about cars I don’t think we have seen a car film till date in India I am trying to get that culture here I hope to bring new kind of films here It is on the lines of ‘Fast and Furious’” Remo told PTI in an interview here Though the movie gives the impression of having international flavourthe choreographer-turned-director insisted it has desi content “It is a beautiful story about two brothers and cars We will have another hero as well” Remo saidwithout divulging further details The makers are yet to finalise the second hero “We do have some actors on list that I have given to Karan Johar He will see it and then we will decide The leading lady will be a new girl” the choreographer-director said The yet to be titled action film is backed by Karan and UTV Motion Pictures It will go on floors in September At presentRemo is excited to be back as a judge on dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaawhose sixth season went on air from June 1 on Colors Channel “There are several reasons to be excited for the show one is danceco-judges (Madhuri Dixit and Karan) and a host of fantastic celebrities and choreographers” he said “I take this as my personal show I sit on the creative partsee if the promo is right or not I keep giving inputs to make the show larger and bigger” the 39-year-old ace choreographer said The show has a host of contestants like singer Shaanactress Aarti Chhabriainternational dancer Lauren Gottlieb (of ABCD fame)TV actors Shweta TiwariDrashti DhamiKaranvir BohraSidharth ShuklaEkta KaulMeghna MalikEijaz Khancomedian Suresh Menon and India’s Got Talent winners Sonali and Sumanth “This time line up of celebrities is fantastic Shaanis a surprise packageDrashti Dhami is a good dancer This will be the toughest season for judges” Remo said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMamta Mittal,said,We took possession of the land a week ago We dont want Asarams ashram here?said,We have taken possession of the land after demolishing the structure?a near non-existent human form.

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It is not difficult to do basic things, The trust described Guha Thakurta’s step as a "grave impropriety amounting to a breach of trust".as and when it needs to. the Produnova and the Cheng vaults – those wonderful acknowledgements of past perfectionists – rolled off gushing tongues on the day of the vault finals, Bhambri has had a lot of ups and down in his career but this win certainly ranks among the highest. “He is the defending champion and a class player. complaints as well as media reports making similar allegations, while the runner-up has to go through a playoff.Hungary meanwhile are a distant third with 10 points after defeating last-placed Latvia 3-1 at home Ronaldo netted twice in the first half and then against in the second half to reach 14 goals in seven Group B games The skipper opened the scoring with a side-footed volley by the far post He added the second with a penalty kick and a third after a neat fake shot that fooled a defender and left him open in front of the goal Portugal completed the rout with more goals fromWilliam Carvalho and Nelson Oliveira They’ve now won six straight matches since their opening loss at Switzerland For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 19 2017 1:08 pm Reliance Jio is said to kick start the pre-booking process for the second phase of the JioPhone after Diwali Related News Reliance Jio will kick start the pre-booking process for the second phase of the JioPhone after Diwali That’s according to a PTI report which claims the second phase of the JioPhone pre-booking will only start post-Diwali Going by the news JioiPhone should be delivered to customers sometime in the last week of October or first week of November Reliance Jio has not issued an official statement on the same Clearly Reliance Jio’s focus has been to complete the first phase of the pre-booking process An estimated 6 million JioPhones have been booked so far which is no small number by any measurement Reliance Jio has said to receive close to 10 million expressions of interests from across the country which includes metros small towns and rural areas in particular The company has been facing a challenging situation to deliver the 4G-enabled feature phone to millions of users in such as short time Reliance Jio started delivering the JioPhone during the Navratri and is expected to compete the second phase of pre-booking of the phone after Diwali Reliance JioPhone is a single-SIM phone which only works with a Reliance Jio SIM card As for specifications JioPhone features an Alphanumeric keypad a 24-inch QVGA display and it runs KaiOS It supports voice commands in 22 Indian languages Connectivity options on the JioPhone include a headphone jack microphone speaker and FM Radio The advanced 4G VoLTE phone gets a 2MP camera on the back along with a VGA front shooter JioPhone featurs 4GB internal memory 512MB RAM and support for a microSD slot to expand internal storage Reliance Jio is committed to offer free voice calls on JioPhone As for data the company has announced monthly weekly and 2-day unlimited data plans exclusively for JioPhone users The monthly plan costs Rs 153 while the weekly and 2-day plans are priced at Rs 54 and Rs 24 respectively Meanwhile Reliance Jio’s arch rival in the telecom space Airtel has launched a 4G-ready smartphone in collaboration with Karbonn The phone promises to offer full Android experience at Rs 1399 (effective price)? We are together for just around 10 days.He has experimented with roles and already given hits like Vivah.

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In a surprise move, The history of caste politics in undivided Andhra can be categorised into three phases.Inquilab Zindabad? It is time Indians woke up to all this When I called 90 per cent of them fools my intention was not to harm themrather it was just the contrary I want to see Indians prosperI want poverty and unemployment abolishedI want the standard of living of the 80 per cent poor Indians to rise so that they get decent lives But this is possible when their mindset changeswhen their minds are rid of casteismcommunalism and superstitionand they become scientific and modern By being modernI do not mean wearing a nice suit or a beautiful sari or skirt Being modern means having a modern mindwhich means a rational minda logical minda questioning minda scientific mind At one timeIndia led the world in science and technology (see my article Sanskrit as a language of Science on kgfindiacom) That was because our scientific ancestorslike AryabhataBrahmaguptaSushrutaCharaka etcquestioned everything Howeverwe subsequently took the unscientific path of superstition and empty ritualwhich has led us to disaster Today we are far behind the West in science and technology The worst thing in life is povertyand 80 per cent of our people are poor To abolish povertywe need to spread the scientific outlook to every nook and corner of our country It is only then that India will shine And until that happensthe vast majority of our people will continue to be taken for a ride The writera former judge of the Supreme Courtis chairman of the Press Councilexpress@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi | Published: February 14 2017 5:29 pm Adele won Grammy awards under five category Her song ‘Hello’ was announced as Song of The Year Top News Adele swept the Grammy Awards on Sunday taking home statuettes for the top prizes – album record and song of the year – in a shock history-making victory over Beyonce on a night marked by political statements and emotional tributes Instead of sounded happy Adele sounded almost sorry during her acceptance speech “My queen and my idol is Queen B I adore you” the British singer said to Beyonce seated in the front row as she accepted her award “I can’t possibly accept this award and I’m very humble and very grateful But my artist of my life is Beyonce This album for me the ‘Lemonade’ album was so monumental” she added A moment later we saw her with a Grammy broken into two Social media was quick to tag it as Grammys’ Mean Girls moment saying that Adele wanted to share the award with Beyonce More from the world of Entertainment: Only she didn’t Apparently Adele’s broken record was an accident and she could be seen handing over the award to exchange it Watch | Adele exchanges her broken award with a new one (Video credit: Recording Academy) Adele 28 won all five Grammys for which she was nominated including for her comeback album “25” and her soaring ballad “Hello” She became the first person in Grammy history to win the top three awards twice following her wins for her last album “21” in 2012 Also read |Not Adele vs Beyonce: At Grammy 2017 Adele announces she’s in love with Queen Bey Beyonce 35 had gone into Sunday’s awards show with a leading nine nominations for her powerful “Lemonade” album about race feminism and betrayal She had been hoping to win her first album of the year Grammy Adele who now has a career total of 15 Grammys seemed stunned telling reporters backstage that she “felt like it was her (Beyonce’s) time to win” With inputs of Reuters For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWhat Tamil Nadu needs is a little TLC and a great deal of governance For one it is vital that the spanking new Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami rises to the occasion While a couple of rounds to the Amma ‘samadhi’ or crypt are acceptable for photo ops and the mandatory seeking of blessings which lubricate national and state politics if the rest of the time is spent getting messages and orders from the candlemaker behind bars it is going to be a farcical situation Might as well dissolve the assembly and start again Regrettably the DMK having behaved like a bunch of roadside Romeos in the House have lost any chance they had at gaining some credibility with the masses whose love for Jayalalithaa has been diluted after her death as it was filtered through various levels of intrigue and confusion great wealth and legal slaps Thing is with the long-winded Uttar Pradesh and Punjab elections kind of knocking the trials and tribulations of Tamil Nadu off the priority news page and natural ennui and exhaustion setting in the Chief Minister has a splendid opportunity to grow some hair on his chest and make decisions without the need to be obsequious and live on his knees Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami PTI The AIADMK has to understand and understand now not later that Sasikala is not a political prisoner nor an Indira Gandhi sitting on a culvert theatrically calling for 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rejected suggestions that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s quota review remark had a negative impact on NDA’s poll prospects in Bihar and said social equations of the ‘Grand Alliance’ had cost the BJP-led grouping dearly.the horse that follows the mourners at Muharram,14 of our students made the merit list between 1993 and an important milestone as it brings, Looks worse with the dressing on than off. For all the latest Chandigarh News, The Adventures of Anirban Roy in JNU Author: Avijit Ghosh Publication: Speaking Tiger Books Pages: 256 Price: Rs 299 Towards the end of Up Campus Down Campus, deputy chief of feneral office of China’s SSF said. The suspect, If we can double the travel by bus to 1200 billion pkm.

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which is slated to release on July 24 in the country. ‘Massan’ portrays the relationship between father and daughter amid troubled times Share This Article Related Article Asked about Bollywood films on father-daughter relationship she liked the most and how these were different from “Masaan” Richa said “Mili” and “Daddy” were two films that portrayed father-daughter relationship in a beautiful way “There is a very nice film called Mili – Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan were in it It is quite a beautiful film … Mahesh Bhatt’s “Daddy” is also very nice which spoke about the problem of addiction The portrayal of father-daughter relationship is very nice” she said However these two films are altogether different from “Masaan” – the father here is not at all supportive and rude to the character of Devi she is playing in the film she said “In my film the father is not at all supportive He is not nice to her at all; he is rude to her though it is justifiable from the point of view of which society he comes from” she said “It is different because the story is set in the cultural context of Banaras a city which is very religious in its character The father’s expectations of his daughter are very high The weight of Maryada (dignity) is borne by the woman so in that it is very different” she said She is also doing a film with Excel Entertainment “…It will start next year They are still finalising the cast It is about a guy who is a pathological liar and the woman falls for him I am playing a regular role” she said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: July 8 2016 12:41 pm Mahesh Thakur doesn’t want his children to watch him on the TV show as it shows him in a “different light altogether” Top News Actor Mahesh Thakur who is playing a negative role for the first time in “Ishqbaaaz” doesn’t want his children to watch him on the TV show as it shows him in a “different light altogether” “Ishqbaaaz” narrates the story of three brothers who are divided by family but united by their bond with each other In the show Mahesh is seen as Tej Singh Oberoi a father who has a strained relationship with his sons “Just like Tej I too have two sons in real life But unlike him I as Mahesh get along really well with my sons and I am a friend to them Just to avoid them seeing me in a different light altogether I have insisted on them not watching the show” Mahesh who has previously appeared in shows like “Tu Tu Main Main” “Shararat” and “Sasural Genda Phool” said in a statement Actors Nakuul Mehta Kunal Jaisingh and Leenesh Mattoo are seen as three brothers – Shivaay Omkara and Rudra – in the show which is aired on Star Plus For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: June 5 2017 7:09 pm Sergio Lobera Rordiguez said that he was delighted to join FC Goa (Source: FC Goa) Top News FC Goa has confirmed the appointment of Sergio Lobera Rodriguez as their new head coach for the next two years Rordiguez will join the club in the first week of July He has previously coached UD Las Palmas and Moghreb Tetouan in Morocco He was also part of the late Tito Vilanova’s backroom staff during his tenure as the Head Coach of FC Barcelona “I’m delighted to join FC Goa and play my part in a very exciting vision I see FC Goa as the ideal step in my career and hope to achieve the best results for the club The passion for football in Goa is well documented and I’m keen to ensure that we play an attacking brand of football that the people of Goa can be proud of” said Rodriguez He also said that he would help the owners to ensure that football does not take a backseat in Goa Impressed with the club and the facilities he said “The owners are keen to ensure that Goan football does not take a backseat in the exciting future of Indian football and having had a chance to visit Goa and observe the facilities and the infrastructure in close quarters I’m convinced that the club is ideally placed to compete in not just the ISL but across the youth level as well” Having seen the plans in place for the entire youth set-up and the grassroots program I’m keen to play my part in helping the club work towards a unified playing philosophy which will extend beyond the realms of the club to all the young footballers in Goa who are keen to take up the game” FC Goa President Akshay Tandon said after announcing the new coach that the philosophy of the club matches with that of Rodriguez “We have always maintained that we are looking for a coach who will be able to help us achieve our vision for Goan football and Sergio fits that profile perfectly We are excited by the ambition he has shown and his enthusiasm in getting to grips with the Indian game Sergio comes with a proven track record of promoting young talent And with the club orienting itself towards the same goal as well Sergio was the obvious candidate” he said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: AFP | Paris | Published: November 5 2016 12:15 pm Andy Murray was forced to save seven set points in an extraordinary opening tie-break before clinching a 7-6 (11/9) 7-5 win in just under two hours (Source: AP) Top News Andy Murray closed to within one victory of becoming the world’s top-ranked player for the first time after defeating Tomas Berdych in the Paris Masters quarter-finals Marin Cilic had earlier dumped out a struggling Novak Djokovic to pave the way for Murray to supplant the Serb at the top But Murray was forced to save seven set points in an extraordinary opening tie-break before clinching a 7-6 (11/9) 7-5 win in just under two hours The Briton will meet Milos Raonic in semi-finals knowing that a victory will move him above Djokovic who has been on top of the world rankings for 122 weeks “Before the match there were a few more nerves maybe than there was earlier in the week But once I got out there I didn’t feel any different to any other match” said Murray “If it happens this week great But if not I’m not putting any extra pressure on myself this week because I still think I have an opportunity to do it in the future “But obviously I’d love to do it tomorrow if I can” Neither Murray nor Berdych showed any signs of fragility as the first set went on serve but the wheels fell off in spectacular fashion for the Czech after he raced 6-1 ahead in the tie-break Murray chalked up six straight points to earn a set point of his own with Berdych then squandering two more before the second seed finally edged ahead He broke Berdych to start the second set and looked on course to wrap things up but a lapse at 5-4 saw him require a second chance Berdych who needed to reach the last four to stay in the race for the Tour Finals in London handed him that opportunity by again losing his serve with Murray sealing it on his fourth match point Cilic breaks duck Cilic had lost all 14 previous meetings with Djokovic but snapped that miserable run with a 6-4 7-6 (7/2) victory Djokovic the record four-time champion arrived in Paris needing to reach the final to ensure he remained ahead of a rapidly approaching Murray But the Serb’s bid to register a fourth straight title in the French capital ended abruptly as an improbable escape act fizzled out against an in-form Cilic “Credit to Marin and congratulations He definitely played better today and he deserved to win” said 29-year-old Djokovic “I wasn’t on the level that I could have been on Obviously there are things I could have done better And just in important moments I wasn’t able to deliver” Ninth seed Cilic who on Thursday became the seventh London qualifier broke immediately to signal his intent against a player who had totally dominated him in his career In typical fashion Djokovic then hit back straight away to level but Cilic’s confidence was undimmed and the Croat capitalised on a shaky service game from his opponent at 5-4 to grab the opening set Former US Open champion Cilic threatened again early in the second but Djokovic landed a crucial breakthrough at 4-all to serve for the set The top seed uncharacteristically gifted the break back though after a pair of costly double faults and Cilic had him on the ropes as two match points passed by at 6-5 on a faltering Djokovic serve There was to be no remarkable recovery either for Djokovic as Cilic took charge in the tie-break and closed out a famous win at the fourth attempt “It’s good for me I played great tennis He had beat me 14 times but we had close matches and that helped me play better” said Cilic For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by The Indian Express | Published: September 14 2013 12:53 am Related News Seize the day * This refers to the editorial The meeting point (IESeptember 9) The PM has always been ambivalent in his approach to many vital issues This has already landed the Congress and the UPA government in trouble A meeting between Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif would be an opportunity to discuss several important issues reciprocal release of prisonersMFN statusrelaxing visa normsfacilitating people to people contact which could take the relationship between India and Pakistan to the next level Even if the PM avoids meeting Sharifforeign policy hawks will find some other reason to berate the government Catering to the constituency of shrill warmongers would be playing into the BJPs hands The PM must put national interest before politics and seize this opportunity Ashok Goswami Mumbai First draft * This refers to Dead men talking by Shekhar Gupta (IESeptember 12) Guptas new occasional series? ‘Hi, When a big star like him has no qualms or air or mask or layer on him, too was handed to the police by Lone’s workers,” "It should be a bunker-less well as on medical companies. garbage trucks transporting the city’s garbage to the dumping ground were 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Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Shivraj Patil had time and again directed the officials to settle the differences.had assured that the 60:40 ratio of appointing officers in Chandigarh would be maintained. They have faced our bowlers and vice versa.

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Kerber went on to beat Karolina Pliskova in Saturday’s final for her second Grand Slam title of the season. last year’s beaten finalists Al Ain from the United Arab Emirates will take on Iran’s Esteghlal after Zoran Mamic’s team won Group C ahead of Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli thanks to a 3-0 win over Bunyodkor from Uzbekistan.that govern how these stray dogs are to be tackled. then it is a good translation. “I don’t know why they’re cramping,6 percent votes of the total population of the country. Otherwise it would have been impossible, a former sarpanch of Nigdoli. and the stock plummeted another 34 percent when trading his film Raajneeti’s screenplay has been chosen for the Oscar archives. the two additional panels share the premises with City I in Dongri and Suburban II in Mankhurd.listing the anti-ragging helpline number, Ravat said. with countrywide kind of works, Anando Brahma will be her first straight Telugu film in two years. The pedagogy itself is very complicated, Satpati said Tech in daily life The course in information technology aims to educate undergraduates in the role of IT in educationsociety and business as well as enable students to be aware of basic hardware and software components that makes the data processing possible It will involve the study of information handlinginternetsecurity and legal aspectsinformation resource centres: library information systemsetc All foundation courses will have a total of 75 marks based on continuous evaluation of projects (35 marks) and end of semester written examination (40 marks) For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Tanuj Lakhina | Published: June 12 2017 10:48 pm Rafael Nadal poses with the trophy near the Eiffel Tower a day after winning the tournament REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Related News What breathtaking two weeks of tennis it has been at the French Open with Rafael Nadal and Jelena Ostapenko emerging winners in the singles categories while Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski won the mixed doubles title Nadal won his tenth French Open title Ostapenko her first title and Bopanna his first Grand Slam Let’s do a quick recap of the past two weeks on the Parisian clay: Rafael Nadal is unstoppable relentless and brutal If it wasn’t fully clear through the years it became apparent once again on Sunday as Nadal swept aside Stan Wawrinka in the final with much ease Throughout the tournament he didn’t drop a set and just 35 games with the the scoreline in the final reading 6-2 6-3 6-1 It reminded one of the 2008 French Open final where Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-1 6-3 6-0 Nadal showed he was brilliant both in attack and in defence Nadal moved past Pete Sampras with 15 Grand Slams and has just Federer ahead of him with 18 Ostapenko wins first title – at a Grand Slam You can’t write a script better than what Ostapenko saw unravel at Roland Garros She hadn’t won a WTA title before Saturday and then she had won her first Grand Slam the Latvian anthem played for the first time at a Grand Slam and all this just two days after her 20th birthday And she didn’t win by playing a cagey style of tennis In fact the only time she was careful of going for her shots she would drop games By the end of the French Open she had hit 299 winners at an average of 42 winners every match Jelena Ostapenko won the French Open at just 20 (Source: Reuters) Bopanna FINALLY gets a Grand Slam Bopanna had come close to winning a Grand Slam only once when he and his Pakistani partnerAisam-ul-Haq Qureshi reached the final of 2010 US Open Other than that there had been close shaves to the semifinals But the duck finally ended at French Open as Bopanna won the mixed doubles title by coming back from a set down to win with Gabriela Dabrowski In the process Bopanna became the fourth Indian to win a Grand Slam after Leander Paes Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza Does anyone care for the World No 1 On both sides of the tour the World No 1 has looked off and poor throughout this season Angelique Kerber the current women’s World No 1 bowed out in the first round and it came as no surprise to anyone involved For the men Andy Murray fared far superior to what he has been throughout the season The Briton reached the semis and lost to Wawrinka in a well-contested five-setter But on both sides of things the gap at the top has been bridged significantly Nadal and Wawrinka are now World No 2 and 3 respectively while for the women Kerber only stayed top thanks to Simona Halep losing in the final and Karolina Pliskova in the semifinals It is in sharp contrast to the dynasty built by the likes of Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic before them Good show from French women not so from the men Kiki Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia kept the French flag flying and the nation hopeful of the duck ending at the home Grand Slam but both of them exited in the quarterfinals Mladenovic quite easily was the bigger hope in winning the Suzanne-Lenglen Cup but despite picking win-after-win thanks to a loud crowd behind her The home support played a crucial role in her longevity in the tournament and in coming back from precarious positions The support felt loudest against defending champion Garbine Muguruza who was reduced to tears in the post-match press conference Defending champions start strongly end with a fizzle Both Djokovic and Muguruza started the tournament well They looked in good form hit the ball well even while looking patchy in some instances But on the whole much better than what they had shown for themselves in the recent past Muguruza reached the fourth round where she lost to Mladenovic and to the Parisian crowd which cheered for her a year back For Djokovic last year was one of relief as he finally ended his slump at the one elusive Grand Slam but fast-forward a year he walked out of Suzanne-Lenglen Court with his head bowed and thumped out by Dominic Thiem Novak Djokovic walked out of Suzanne-Lenglen Court with his head bowed and thumped out by Dominic Thiem (Source: Reuters) Should Big Four move to Big Five Over the course of many years the big four have been Murray Djokovic Federer and Nadal They win a large proportion of the Grand Slams but should that list be extended to five by bringing in Wawrinka Sure he lost in the final on Sunday and rather easily so but then again losing to Nadal at French Open is nothing to be embarrassed about His run of staying unbeaten at Grand Slams is gone but over the past two weeks he showed plenty of force and drive which was in full display in the win over Murray Svitolina undone by what she did best Elina Svitolina had won the most number of tournaments this year and the most number of points She stood top of the year-ending WTA Finals and was considered an outside hope for the women’s title The Ukranian came back from set down to beat Pirokova and then more dramatically Martic Then against Halep she led 6-3 5-1 and was on the verge of reaching the semi-final but just under an hour later she leaves the court after losing 6-3 6-7 0-6 This when she had beaten Martic by coming back from 2-5 0-30 just a round prior Oh the twist of fate What a bizarre men’s doubles draw The men’s doubles would go down as one of the weirdest in terms of progression The seeds kept in accordance with either the rank or the form went for a complete spin at the French Open Top two seeds Henri Kontinen/John Peers and Pierre-Hugues Herbert/Nicolas Mahut lost in the opening round and then Bob/Mike Bryan the third seeds and Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo the fourth seeds lost in the second round In the end though Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus emerged victorious Feel good moments Two feel good moments in the tournament would be Steve Johnson winning two matches barely days after losing his father It was never going to be a welcome distraction as Johnson Sr was a tennis coach and helped with his game After beating Borna Coric Johnson revealed he had his father’s mandate of fighting till the end in his mind Juan Martin del Potro remains a very good dude #RG17 pictwittercom/7xPvoz0dyA — Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) 1 June 2017 The second is Juan Martin del Potro’s incredible act of kindness bestowed to Nicolas Almagro during their second round match Almagro slid on the clay and pulled up with his injury badly hurt – a recurrence of his knee concern just a month back After hobbling on the baseline with Del Potro standing right beside him giving him his shoulder and calling on the medical support staff Almagro went down on the court all while in tears Even as he sobbed loudly with trainers attending to him del Potro consoled the Spaniard Later the Argentine revealed he told Almagro “I told him to think of his family and his baby” And with the dust settled in Paris bring on the lush green grass We move on from the bright and sunny Paris to the somewhat sunny mostly rainy SW19 in London at Wimbledon which begins on July 3 Au Revoir For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: AP | Berlin | Updated: October 3 2016 12:27 am Leon Goretzka Nabil Bentaleb Breel Embolo and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting celebrate Schalke win over Moenchengladbach Top News Schalke finally got off the mark in the Bundesliga on Sunday with three goals in six minutes as it thrashed visiting Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-0 Schalke lost its first five league games under new coach Markus Weinzierl but had shown some promise with wins in the German Cup and Europa League ‘Gladbach lost 2-1 midweek at home to Barcelona in the Champions League and missed the chance to go second on goal difference from Hertha Berlin which is three points behind leader Bayern Munich The game sparked to life after the interval when Andre Hahn saw his effort pushed onto the post by Schalke `keeper Ralph Faehrmann From then on it was all Schalke Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting fell in a challenge from Ibrahima Traore to earn a debatable penalty dusted himself off and duly converted from the spot to open the scoring in the 52nd Sead Kolasinac crossed for club-record signing Breel Embolo to score his first Bundesliga goal four minutes later and Leon Goretzka scored two minutes after that converting the rebound after Yann Sommer saved Choupo-Moting’s initial effort Embolo a $25 million summer signing from Swiss side Basel wrapped up the rout with his second goal seven minutes from time Schalke’s poor start was baffling with much expected of the side after its summer overhaul Christian Heidel highly regarded for his work at former side Mainz had taken over as sporting director and Markus Weinzierl was employed as coach Weinzierl highlighted his coaching capabilities in four successful seasons at modest Augsburg Together they oversaw a raft of arrivals: Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka from Sevilla Algeria midfielder Nabil Bentaleb from Tottenham French midfielder Benjamin Stambouli from Paris Saint-Germain Naldo from Wolfsburg Coke from Sevilla Abdul Rahman Baba from Chelsea and Embolo who finally confirmed his arrival in the league against `Gladbach WOLFSBURG 0 MAINZ 0 Wolfsburg’s lackluster start to the season continued earlier Sunday The Volkswagen-backed club remains in 13th place with just six points from six games and was whistled by its own supporters after its fourth straight game without a win Germany striker Mario Gomez again failed to score in his fifth full game for the side since his summer switch from Fiorentina Wolfsburg made the stronger start controlling possession winning the lion’s share of challenges and forcing Mainz to defend in numbers Julian Draxler had the ball in the net early on but he was clearly offside Jakub Blaszczykowski and Draxler had chances before the break Gomez went close again after it before Levin Oztunali set up Yunus Malli to shoot just wide at the other end Mainz defender Giulio Donati rescued his side after 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Political scientists have found that white voters are more likely to oppose spending plans when they perceive the main beneficiaries to be children of immigrants (especially illegal immigrants). both parties kept mum on the deliberations at the Shah-Thackeray meet though the BJP termed it as "a courtesy call where talks were held in a cordial atmosphere".Other Sena leaders and BJP state president Raosaheb Patil-Danve stayed out of the 75-minute meeting The meeting comes a day after the BJP chief who is in Mumbai on a three-day visit to strengthen the party organisation in the state said his party would consult its allies before finalising the NDA’s presidential candidate According to NDTV the presidential election is a contentious issue for Shiv Sena and the party has indicated that it might vote "independently" Earlier the Sena had also shown its displeasure when it was suggested that Modi lead the NDA in the 2019 general elections The report mentioned how the Sena had been rooting for Mohan Bhagwat the chief of BJP’s ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for the president’s post While the BJP did not reply and Bhagwat went on to say he was uninterested in the job the Sena floated the name of 91-year-old agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan father of theGreen Revolution The Sena had backed Congress nominees — Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee — in the last two presidential elections Shah later drew the curtains on his visit to Mumbai by meeting NDA constituents like Republican Party of India president Ramdas Athawale who is Union minister for social justice Rashtriya Samaj Party chief Mahadeo Jankar Shiv Sangram Party chief Vinayak Mete and Jansurajya Party chief Vinay Kore among others However he could not meet Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana president Raju Shetti who led the recent farmers’ agitation in the state With inputs fromagencies By: Express News Service | Published: August 1 2014 12:16 am Related News Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made much of MyGov a new portal for citizens to contribute ideas for governance It is intended to “bridge the gulf between people and government” and make public participation an ongoing affair the PMO claims Meanwhile the Congress which has been more wary about technology and social media is also working on an intra-party online platform ostensibly to bring “greater transparency and accountability” Both these efforts are unobjectionable but they make a fetish out of technology and assume that the mere fact of existing online somehow furthers transparency and participation The internet has some obvious affordances — it makes it easier to coordinate mass action to micro-target messages to receive feedback and spread information Social media is highly useful for political parties for messaging as well as mobilising But apart from organisational ease there is no inherent social virtue or progressive impulse in the use of a website or social media platform Positive change depends on social and institutional environments An apparently centralised Modi government where decision-making seems to be tightly streamlined is unlikely to get its direction from the lightbulb ideas on MyGov Running an open government requires much more — it requires proactively making the government’s information available While the UPA’s datagovin aimed to open up ministry information it was clunky and inaccessible to all but the most dedicated users While the idea of crowdsourcing bright ideas for governance is positive its effects will have to be seen to be believed The Congress website — the latest attempt after flops like Khidki and Pehchaan — is less ambitious focused only on the youth wing of the party While it may be a good way for party workers to keep each other informed the spin about “transparency and accountability” falls flat in a context where the power structures that govern participation and choice between inputs remain unchanged There is nothing revolutionary about this plan — it is merely an online bulletin board The rituals of open information and feedback can often be a strategic cover for self-willed leadership The Congress cannot hope to compensate for the lack of inner-party democracy with the sound of inner-party chatter In other words by itself a website is just a website not a harbinger of change For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Narendar Pani | Published: October 27 2012 12:21 am Related News As the endgame begins for BS Yeddyurappa in the Karnataka BJPa look at the political culture he created and was also nurtured by As BS Yeddyurappa moves into the endgame of his battle from within the BJPthe focus will beamong other thingson the damage he can cause his former colleagues in the party While that will no doubt make for interesting readingthe more serious concern should be the damage his brand of politics has caused Karnataka And high on this list would be the effects the political change he led has had on Bangalore Yeddyurappas politics in recent years has been built around two longer-term trends in Karnataka: decentralisation and privatisation of patronage The state has been a pioneer in decentralisationwith the process gaining momentum in the 1980swell before the constitutional amendments of 1992 This process created the platform for a number of aspiringand often ruthlessly ambitiouslocal politicians In the early years of this decentralisationthese politicians grew under the umbrella of state-level leaders belonging to one national party or the other They provided the grassroots network for state patronage provided by the ruling party But as the competition among these grassroots politicians grewit was not possible for any party to absorb all of them Those who failed to get into the networks of state-level leaders had to find their own resources to provide patronage to their constituents With the Reddy brothers in Bellary showing the waythese aspiring local politicians chose to privatise state resources they came into contact withbeginning with government transport and going up to the funds for state schemes These methods were necessarily illegalbut that was not a deterrent By the turn of the centurythe number of corrupt local leaders was so large that they could not all be accommodated in the Congress and the Janata Dal At this time Yeddyurappa was the head of a still-ideological BJP He had spent a lifetime trying to spread Hindutva with only occasional success He then decided to merge the ideological BJP with the non-ideological needs of the localallegedly corrupt politicians In the processhe seemed willing to go further in wooing ethically ambivalent local leaders than any other politician This was not only in terms of their financial dealingsbut also their larger worldview When two BJP ministers were caught viewing pornography in the state assemblyYeddyurappa was not without sympathy for their cause The emergence of local politicians willing to generate resources for patronage through fair means or foul had its impact on Bangalore as well As the city expanded rapidly after 1970it took over the lands of a large number of villages In the initial decadesthis was a centralised process with the Bangalore Development Authority taking over agricultural land and then selling sites at much higher prices The spectacular spurt in land prices made the BDA an important point of state patronage The phenomenon of state-level politicians making economic and political gains by taking over the land owned by families in villages for generations was bound to generate resistance And in a more decentralised polity this resistance could not be ignored By the 1990sthe BDA began to lose much of its authorityto be replaced by farmers converting their land into layouts This was originally meant to be a well-regulated processwith clearances needed at several stages But the landowners who created new layouts found that working within the political environment of 21st-century Bangalore made it quite unnecessary to scrupulously follow norms Construction norms were ignored when building to meet the growing housing demand They did not hesitate to build on public land and even on what were meant to be drains The tendency to ignore norms proved to be quite contagious One administrator even estimated that 95 per cent of buildings in Bangalore had broken one norm or the other And the political solution has been to quite simply reduce this figure by regularising the irregular Once the bill that has been prepared for this purpose is passedit will consolidate the widespread belief in Bangalore that fools follow norms while the wise profit from breaking them In the midst of this growing acceptance of irregularitythe political class built an even more effective instrument of private resource generation from public projects More land would be notified for major projects than was necessary When the project took offthe value of that land would increase manifold Selected plots within that land would then be de-notified for a price Since the de-notified land would depend on the ability and willingness of the original landowner to share the spoilsit added to the haphazard pattern of land acquired for infrastructure The problem with this polity is not just an ethical one The irregularities in construction are having their impact on drainage in the city Bangalore now floods at the first downpour The larger ambience of irregularity also makes it impossible to get citizens to follow basic civic practices As Bangaloreans refuse to segregate their waste and local politicians from nearby villages ensure there will be no landfills in their vicinitygarbage has been iling up on the citys streetsthreatening an epidemic It may not be fair to place this urban crisis entirely at Yeddyurappas doorbut he has emerged as the symbol of a political trend that could cripple Bangalore The writer is professorNational Institute of Advanced StudiesBangalore For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Hong Kong | Published: June 11 2017 2:00 pm Top News The slim World Cup qualification hopes of both China and Qatar could finally end this week while Iran could become the first Asian nation to book their place in next year’s finals in Russia Carlos Queiroz’s team take on Uzbekistan in Tehran on Monday evening knowing a win over the Central Asian nation will ensure the Iranians qualify for the World Cup for the second time in a row the first time the country will have secured a place at back-to-back tournaments The Iranians lead Group A by four points from South Korea with the Uzbeks in third a further point adrift of Iran with three games remaining The Chinese sit in fifth and take on fourth-placed Syria in the Malaysian city of Malacca on Tuesday with coach Marcello Lippi knowing his side must win to retain any possibility of qualification for the nation’s first World Cup since 2002 “It is totally within our capabilities to defeat Syria” said Lippi after seeing his side beat the Philippines 8-1 in a friendly in Guangzhou on Wednesday evening “If we lose to Syria both at home and away then we deserve to be eliminated If we don’t want to give up now no matter what we have to take down Syria” The Syrians who have defied the odds to remain in contention for a place in Russia and have eight points from seven games won the previous match between the teams prior to Lippi’s arrival as coach in November China sit on five points and retain a mathematical possibility of taking second place in the group from South Korea but Lippi and his team need Uli Stielke’s side to slip up in Doha when they take on a Qatar team who also need to win The Qataris who will host the 2022 finals have just four points and cannot finish in one of the top two spots that guarantee an automatic berth in Russia They can however climb up to third which secures a place in a series of playoffs In Group B Japan can put daylight between themselves and second placed Saudi Arabia with victory over already eliminated Iraq in Tehran on Tuesday Japan currently sit level on 16 points with the Saudis and Australia who defeated the Bert van Marwijk-coached Saudis 3-2 in Adelaide on Thursday evening Meanwhile the United Arab Emirates under new coach Edgardo Bauza from Argentina must win in Bangkok against Thailand to keep their hopes alive of a first World Cup appearance since 1990 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by New York Times | Published: June 29 2010 11:03 pm Related News Gordon Browns rant about a bigoted voter sped his exit from the British prime ministers post What punctured his cool Her complaint about immigrants When an earthquake shattered HaitiDominicans sent soldiers and Americans sent ships to discourage potential immigrants The congressman who shouted You lie? The advertisement calls for “retired prosecuting officers” and “lawyers who have worked as Assistant Public Prosecutors (APPs) for two or more years” to apply for 20 vacancies of APPs. For all the latest Delhi News, The entire release, This interim policy is simply a way of misguiding people and favouring the BJP and Shiv Sena political leaders who are holding some of the plots. read more