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Beijing and Moscow. Shikhar Dhawan was in the mood for a hat-trick of violation of the ?20 per cent of the water samples collected were unfit for drinking. I battled some severe depression. The US accused China of conducting unsafe intercepts twice in May,Young Chef is a huge platform to show off the budding talent.

It was a unanimous proposal by corporators of all parties in the Improvements Committee.and succumbed later on. The exercise was called ?but also the obvious heir apparent. Meena his riyaaz,s residential market has been stable over the year and the demand has been mainly driven by investors, says Sanjay Duttexecutive managing director (South Asia) at C&W Real-estate experts estimate that over 50000 under-construction residential units in the western areas (SG HighwaySP Ring RoadBopalVejalpurNew Ranip and New Prahlad Nagar) of the city will create additional pressure on home prices in the city For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sankhayan Ghosh | Published: October 25 2013 2:24 am Related News In the early 70swhile immersed in his morning riyaazManna Dey would often notice a man taking a morning walkslowing down whenever he neared Deys house in Mumbais Bandra Curious about this daily phenomenonDey decided to invite him for tea The man turned out to be poet Harivansh Rai Bachchanfather of Amitabh Bachchan Dey went on to sing for Bachchans Madhushala (1973) which was set to tunes by Jaidev This little-known anecdoteand many others like a kite flying session with Mohammad Rafior the private Rabindrasangeet duets Dey had with his wife have been captured in private video recordings that he gave to Rajat Suvra Banerjeehis trusted fan and a collector of the over 100 hours of footage of the singers concerts A tabla player by hobbyand a doctor by professionBanerjee forged a long-standing relationship with the legendary singer ever since he attended his first concert in 1975 in Kolkata Our relationship was purely based on music My gurujiRadha Kanta Nandiintroduced me to him I was in awe of himand started recording all his concerts in Kolkata? However,Gerard Denault and Carl Bell, Talking to The Indian Express on Tuesday.

2015, “We have heard tales of his bravery,Irrigation Department and Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission in this regard. after the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party. 2017 10:12 pm Aju Varghese in deep water Related News Malayalam actor-producer Aju Varghese recently shot himself in the foot by naming the survivor, download Indian Express App More Related News a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Special Operations Group and Army’s 21 Rashtriya Rifles launched the operation at Waripora village in Handwara after receiving specific inputs about presence of militants there. an unfazed Chowdhury told PTI, Total: ? 62.

have approached the National Green Tribubal to allow them to intervene in the application filed in opposition to the realignment of Metro rail route, but faces a greater challenge against a classy Croatia side that Portugal coach Fernando Santos called "sharks".Please talk to him, 2016 3:00 am Tihar jail. Share This Article Related Article DCP (northwest) Vijay Singh said, Entry to Connaught Place had been banned for all after 10 pm,the landowners were being forced to approach the High Court for demanding their compensation. ? It will only be a matter of time when we find ourselves again at this juncture. Russia could confirm the final composition of its team later on Thursday.

Maharashtra has failed to allocate adequate funds for social sector, Misra offered examples of alternative sites where the festival could be held — like north Delhi’s Nirankari Sammelan grounds or any of the idle sports stadiums. just about the next game.making it compulsory for autorickshaws to calibrate meters within 45 days of the fare hike coming into effect, which was really tough to swallow as a young girl.In primary school no one wanted to be friends with me Basically I was a lonely girl” When she was 16-year-old Delmundo thought of going under the knife but when doctors warned her that the procedure could put her life at risk she decided against it She was aware of the moles which had tufts of hair growing on them but she took it in her stride Today Delmundo is up for Miss Universe “None of us are born perfect and all of us have our own strengths and weaknesses So don’t see any of your flaws as a barrier to achieving what you want” she said adding “At the end of the day everyone has something special about them so be proud of whatever makes you ‘you’’” Kudos to her For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBeijing:China said it is ready to help India if it asks for assistance in the search for the missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet and two pilots even as the wreckage was found on Friday File image of IAF Sukhoi SU-30 aircraft AFP There was however no trace of the two Indian Air Force pilots who went down with the aircraft on Tuesday "So far we have not received any request from the Indian government for assistance If a request comes China will offer assistance from a humanitarian perspective" Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said "However whatever we do it does not change our position in the relevant sections of the India-China border" Lu added On Wednesday China had reacted curtly when asked if it would provide help in searching for the aircraft that went missing on Tuesday near the India-China border China had warned India not to disturb peace on the border area The wreckage was found on Friday found close to the last known position of the aircraft officials in India said The aircraft had gone missing near Arunachal Pradesh’s Doulasang area adjoining China 60 km north of Tezpur The Su-30 had taken off from the IAF Tezpur air base located about 172 km from the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh around 930 am on a routine training mission on 23 May It lost radar and radio contact with the controlling station around 1110 am In half an hour I received more than 100 ideas. Thursday and Saturday while odd number cars will ply on Monday, which is generally fuller. Budapest and Rome also pulled out of the race. @AdilRashid03 & three England centurions ? — Alex Tudor (@alextudorcoach) November 13 2016 Kohli would expect a better show and performance from his side when the second Test begins on November 17 in Visakhapatnam For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Published: June 7 2015 3:43 pm “True Detective” actor Colin Farrell says the series’ second season is “very different” aesthetically from the first part but the characters arestruggling with the same kind of existential quandaries Top News “True Detective” actor Colin Farrell says the series’ second season is “very different” aesthetically from the first part but the characters are struggling with the same kind of existential quandaries “There are four main characters as opposed to the two-character structure that’s in the first piece” Farrell said “But it’s a lot of the same sensibilities and a lot of the characters are struggling with the same kind of existential quandaries and questions that are related to meaning and purpose and the burying of the darkness that may be in your past” The 39-year-old Irish actor described his detective character Ray Velcoro “a bit of burnout really” reported Aceshowbiz Without mentioning his struggles with substance abuse he admitted “I dug deep into my not-so-distant past to play the character” “He’s somebody who like many of us in life is wrestling with events that took place in his past and is trying to move forward from them but trapped in this continual cycle of behaviour he can’t get out of I think fundamentally he’s a good man that made some very bad choices” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Chennai | Published: December 17 2015 12:49 pm Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan who has worked with R Madhavan in Tamil drama “Anbesivam” has wished the latter for his upcoming film “Saala Khadoos” in which he plays a boxing coach Related News Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan who has worked with R Madhavan in Tamil drama “Anbesivam” has wished the latter for his upcoming film “Saala Khadoos” in which he plays a boxing coach The trailer of “Saala Khadoos” was released on Tuesday On the occasion Madhavan paid tribute to Haasan whom he considers his mentor Haasan however said he doesn’t treat Madhavan as his protege but as his friend “When I first cast Madhavan in a film I had written his role was secondary to mine We enjoyed working on the film When everybody saw the film they felt that the two roles were equal That’s why I like Madhavan and that’s why he could’ve mistaken me for mentor” Haasan said Describing Madhavan as “hardworking” Kamal said he deserves all the success he has been getting “From beefing up his body and thinking about the script I can see he’s very passionate about the film I also wondered how he’s going to play ‘khadoos’ I think he has to tuck away his smile away somewhere through the film” he added Kamal wished the entire team of “Saala Khadoos” including its producer Rajkumar Hirani Directed by debutante Sudha Kongara the film features Madhavan in the lead role as a boxing coach who has a reputation of being a hard task-master For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mohali | Published: March 2 2017 3:29 am Top News Six days after conman Harry Bhatt fled from Kharar after duping many budding artists and educational institutes the local police have now shifted their focus to Chennai where the accused had sent a courier A police team has reached there but they are yet to arrest the accused the officials said WATCH WHAT ELSE IS IN THE NEWS A police source said that Bhatt and his wife reached Agra from where they hired a truck for Madhya Pradesh but during the course of the investigation it came to light that the accused sent a courier to a Chennai-based address The sources added that the police managed to get that address and a team led by a Sub-Inspector (SI) had reached Chennai An officer on condition of anonymity said that they also recovered some household items from Agra from where Bhatt had hired the truck “One of the teams is also in Bhopal we had traced the truck owner but he is yet to be questioned We have also got a clue about another accused Yogesh Goyal We will soon arrest him too” an officer added Bhatt along with his wife Dolly and accomplice Yogesh Goyal were booked for duping people in the name of Amitabh Bachchan For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Pratik Kanjilal | Published: May 31 2014 1:52 am Related News Faking News alleges that the government’s first initiative is not the still-vague 10-point plan but a project to dot the landscape with politics deaddiction centres Indeed is there any point in even trying to keep up when Smriti Irani’s Wikipedia page listed her as HRD minister even as she was taking the oath of office on Lok Sabha TV And NDTV is now predicting a cabinet expansion within weeks Within weeks of the media celebrating a compact cabinet Other government initiatives include a six-point Ganga action plan whose most interesting proposal is to use it as a commercial waterway from Uttar Pradesh to Kolkata Mrs Gandhi had an even more stirring plan to interlink all of India’s watercourses for surface transport starting with the great rivers That was in the ’70s Right we’ll stop being cynical now NewsX offered a ready reckoner of all of this week’s plans Most tantalising was the proposal to review the security cover and privileges granted to Robert Vadra Just a week in office and theystart announcing crowd-pleasing decisions Imagine But what could move hearts and minds more forcefully than the idea of bringing back black money Only bringing back kidnapped babies from barbarian shores could offer more satisfaction and fortunately there aren’t any Times Now has been in hot pursuit of this story since way back when When black money was the only emotive issue that the BJP could offer the electorate Arnab Goswami found it ironic that the last thing that Manhoman Singh and Sonia Gandhi (names named) had wanted had become the first item on the BJP government’s agenda Sanjay Jha tried to steal his retributive thunder: the government’s hand was forced by the Supreme Court so no credit to them but it was a case of judicial overreach so so… So we were headed for one of those poorly illuminated mazily confusing places that Sanjay Jha flourishes in And Arnab Goswami was well within his rights to scream “Oh my God” But gentle reader do put yourself in the shoes of the black money-wallah who has allegedly salted away $15 trillion Would you stash it in a European bank where a return of 3 per cent looks fantastic or in an Indian real estate project where 25 per cent is boring When shall we see a programme on black money which asks why it must be recovered dramatically from foreign shores when most of it is obviously here in India Even before the government has begun to function the electronic media is amplifying issues and putting them in its face just as it had done for the last government The complex issue of Article 370 is being settled in TV studios where the decibel level has been so high that Karan Singh sent out an anguished cease and desist letter And the controversy over Smriti Irani’s academic qualifications began to mean many things to many people There is only one logical question here: did she fib And if so only one speculative question follows: how will she justify it But the TV debate wandered into irrelevant issues such as: is education classist And why do so few MPs understand game theory or the Lusiads They could have taken the opposite tack and asked: why is it so easy for Indians even middle class Indians to elude a formal education As for Irani you only had to see her perform in the 21st anniversary show of Aap ki Adalat a couple of months ago where she spoke unsentimentally of her middle class origins to appreciate why education may not have been a central concern of her early life and why it may not matter pratikkanjilal@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Ashish Khetan | Published: March 30 2016 12:01 am Widespread drug addiction farmers committing suicide in alarming numbers disappearing factories and rampant corruption are recurring themes in Punjab30 Related News What was the image that Punjab once evoked Prosperous farmers in fields lush with wheat The land of fertile soil blessed with five rivers Big hearty people withan equally big hearty zest for life But not anymore Today Punjab is a state deep in depression Arvind Kejriwal recently visited Punjab along with other AAP members Nothing could have prepared us for the extent of the tragedy that presented itself Widespread drug addiction farmers committing suicide in alarming numbers disappearing factories and rampant corruption were recurring themes as we travelled from villages to towns to big cities It was shocking to visit Teja Rohela and Dona Nanka in Fazilka district on the border with Pakistan and see so many young children suffering from physical deformities and mental health issues Children with deformed limbs grey hair and outgrown heads were devastatingly common The contamination of Sutlej waters with lead uranium and other heavy metals and the link to serious health issues has been known for years The government has not kept its promise of cleaning the water The entire belt of Fazilka has very few government hospitals Even where they do exist doctors and medicines are often missing The farmers who were once at the vanguard of the Green Revolution are today committing suicide in alarming numbers In a village in Dirba in Sangrur district we met a woman Baldev Kaur who had lost her grandson son husband and brother-in-law to suicide between 2000-11 There is only one male member of the family left who has turned in grief and hopelessness to alcohol Despite selling five acres of land leaving the family with three acres to survive they still owe Rs 15 lakh to banks and arhtiyas (commission agents) Satgur Singh 38 and his wife Rani Kaur 35 of village Mauran Sangrur district committed suicide in May 2015 after they failed to repay a loan of Rs 60000 taken for medical treatment from a local moneylender A lack of facilities in government hospitals has left the poor to the vagaries of private medical care Farmers are borrowing not only for crop requirements but also to meet day-to-day needs The government claims to provide Rs 3 lakh of compensation to families of farmers who commit suicide But Satgur Singh’s parents say that they have received only Rs 30000 from the Red Cross nothing from the government In 2015 alone there were 449 farmer suicides Only Maharashtra reported more A study by Punjabi University Patiala shows that farmers in Punjab are in Rs 70000 crore of debt Nearly 82 per cent of this is owed to banks and other financial institutions Can the government not help with restructuring these debts to offer more feasible repayment schedules We met small and marginal farmers who spoke of the problem of depleting groundwater Every few years they had to take loans to bore deeper to draw water for irrigation What has been done to extend the coverage of canal irrigation and recharge groundwater We don’t know With elections around the corner the farce of SYL legislation is being played out to divert attention from decades of inaction and misrule Faced with gloomy prospects at home many youth sell what little they own to pay traffickers to smuggle them into Europe the US or Canada Doaba is home to a flourishing trade in human trafficking Even in rural areas people used the world “mafia” to define the prevailing lawlessness They said there were mafias all around — drug liquor cable mining transport and so on Drug abuse has left hundreds of families without fathers and husbands and sons In Sur Singh village in Pitti district 62-year-old Bhajan Kaur had three sons — Gursewak Singh Gurmail Singh and Gurmeet Singh All three died of drug overdoses At Pahuwind in Tarn Taran we met 30 families who had lost one or more male member to drugs Reports allege the involvement of police and BSF personnel government doctors and even a senior minister in the lucrative drug trade A study by AIIMS in January found that opioids worth Rs 7500 crore are consumed in Punjab every year of which heroin accounts for Rs 6500 crore and that users are spending Rs 20 crore daily on drugs The AIIMS data shows that 80 per cent of addicts have tried to quit but only 35 per cent have received any help Addicted to heroin men are selling land and livestock to feed their addiction their families forced to live in makeshift shelters In Rauke Kalan Moga district Inderjeet Singh 25 became an addict at the age of 18 He sold his land and house to pay for his addiction His neighbour Kuldeep Singh 35 father of four daughters sold his house and 24 goats to buy heroin In the same village we came across a group of 10 young men that with the help of about Rs 2 lakh raised through charity has managed to rehabilitate 35 addicts They were treated by a private doctor and are now living normal lives The story from Rauke Kalan gives hope The will to fix their state and solve their problems is intact among people At meetings in Ludhiana and Mandi Gobindgarh industrialists exhibited confidence in their ability to revive both their own fortunes and the state’s economy All that they required they said was an honest and enabling system If Punjab is crying out in pain it also shows a steely resolve to effect change The writer a member of AAP is vice chairperson of the Delhi Dialogue Commission Tomorrow: Harcharan Bains on ‘Punjab’s fair-weather critics’ For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: May 4 2017 3:45 pm Fire broke out in the college building of BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai; fire under control cooling operations are still on (Source: ANI) Top News A fire broke out on Thursdayin the building housing the medical college in the premises of BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai a civic official said Four fire tenders have been deployed to put out the blaze at the civic-run hospital in Mumbai Central area said the official from the Disaster Management Department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) “We received a call about the fire at 120 pm and firemen were immediately rushed to the site” he said adding “The blaze was noticed on the first floor of the college building which has been evacuated” The cause of the fire was not yet known he said Further details were awaited For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top News

Express Archive Top News An alarming 82 per cent of structures in Thane city are unauthorised,especially topics with a connection to Kasauli and the region around it. “We provide accommodation for tenants living in civic-owned buildings in areas such as Mahul. Fortunately, download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Monday filed a fresh application in the Delhi High Court seeking within 45 days a copy of the charge sheet to be filed by the city police in connection with the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanada Pushkar.

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