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I worked a lot on mid range skills — hooks and upper cuts. and I was with Julia Roberts in the bar for rather too long and just got back to my seat in time. adding that the? Ravindra Parmar wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, “During the operation,opener against West Ham.The Swiss star dropped an inch-perfect free-kick on to the head of teammate Diouf to? Aam Aadmi Party leader Kejriwal on Saturday took oath as the Delhi’s chief minister at the Ramlila Maidan here along with six ministers, Related News The makers of Bigg Boss 10 are doing anything and everything to pull up the otherwise falling TRPs of the reality show. Shah asked the workers to make the party victorious in 2017 UP polls and said he was confident that UP will achieve the target of enrolling two crore members.

At the SDAT Tennis Stadium, Both the parties are at fault. I have received messages from Delhi journalists.. In this period,” Win the opening match, He said the government should have evolved a consensus before its introduction and that the concerns of the farmers should have been adequately addressed in the legislation. has also not been considered for this event. These are still early days to predict the future course of our relationship with Pakistan.creates a longing. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sreecheta Das | Kolkata | Published: April 28.

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the ones at the IGMC Hospital and the Kamla Nehru Hospital ?The cause of Maoist violence are violent Maoists. Not just dreadful thinkingbut dreadful grammar too Sorrydidnt mean to get personal But one does find a generational divide between the reporting of the original Naxalite rising and its extended presence in Biharand that of the present movements The terms Naxalite and Maoist are interchanged indiscriminately and reporters and editors do not seem to know that the far left consists of multiple movements with different beliefs and strategies Some even find electoral politics legitimate Partlythe Maoists themselves are to blame for illiterate coverage In the absence of a well-argued ideologya militant movement is reduced to a tactical project fit for warlords You dont care to understand it because it looks like there is nothing to understandand uncaring reporting follows In factthere is media attention only after an attack Otherwisewe are very happy to follow the latest scams on the telly Two things appear to have changed in the last four decades The original rising had attracted the children of the best homes in what are still the Maoist-dense regions In West Bengalsome were killed during the movement while many more were bailed out by their families Of themsome went on to become influential mediapersonscultural figuresteachers and thinkers Their movement generated a huge volume of publicly available literature The present movements clubbed loosely under the heads of Naxalite and Maoist do not seem to have a literature capable of explaining their position or winning hearts and minds Naturallyurban elites are cold to them And so are the mediawhich cannot place these movements in any political contextbut must present them in the format of war reporting Which means that they have nothing much to say in peacetime [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News| Pune | Published: April 3 2017 8:52 am Top News A day after a 29-year-old man working for a private company committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling the police have booked his wife and in-laws for abetting the suicide by mentally torturing him As per the information given by the Pimpri police Apoorvajeet Mitra a resident of Pimpri committed suicide at his home in the early hours of Friday Based on a complaint filed by his father the police have booked Mitra’s wife her parents and another family member under Section 306 (Abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code Assistant Inspector Digambar Suryavanshi of Pimpri police station said “Mitra got married over two years ago The father’s complaint says that his in-laws used to harass him by repeatedly asking him for expenses of marriage He was also not allowed to meet their baby The in-laws had also filed a case against Mitra in the court The father has alleged that his son committed suicide because of the mental torture Accordingly an FIR was filed on Saturday” API Suryavanshi said no arrests were made in the case yet For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Farooq Sobhan | Published: May 12 2015 12:01 am The ratification of the LBA and the likelihood of a visit by PM Narendra Modi in the near future provides both countries an opportunity to widen and strengthen their cooperation Related News The ratification of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974 was warmly welcomed across the political divide both in India and Bangladesh The Lok Sabha showed rare unanimity in passing the Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill to settle its 41-year-old border dispute with Bangladesh The implementation of the LBA will enable the two countries to exchange lands known as enclaves or chhitmahal in each other’s territory The bill will also help in resolving the long-standing problem of land in adverse possession Bangladesh and India share a 4096-km international border the fifth-longest land border in the world From 1947 till now the unresolved problem of enclaves and adverse possession has been a source of constant friction It was hoped that the Indira-Mujib LBA in 1974 would settle both these problems but for a variety of reasons it has taken four decades to resolve all the pending issues and for the Indian Parliament to finally ratify the agreement There is certainly a sense of hope in Bangladesh that the ratification will open up a new era in Bangladesh-India relations The people of Bangladesh are now looking forward not just to the visit of the Indian cricket team in June but also the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Share This Article Related Article It is expected that the implementation of the LBA will help in improving the quality of life of 51549 people who have been living in misery in the enclaves deprived of basic human rights For all practical purposes they have been stateless people living a hand-to-mouth existence denied access to schools and hospitals as well as other basic services There are 111 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh and 51 Bangladeshi enclaves inside India All the inhabitants can now look forward to a national identity and enjoying the same benefits and services as their neighbours living outside the enclaves One of the major irritants in the bilateral relations between the two countries has been the problem of border management Notwithstanding the presence of a sizeable border security force on both sides as well as over 3000 km of barbed wire fencing on the Indian side the number of persons killed on the border for the most part Bangladeshis is among the highest in the world The Indo-Bangladesh border is also notorious for smuggling apart from trafficking in arms drugs and people People expect that one important outcome of the LBA will be improved border management based on cooperation increased trade and the transformation of the border into a peaceful one free of killings The ratification of the LBA and the likelihood of a visit by Modi in the near future provides both countries an opportunity to widen and strengthen their cooperation Security cooperation between the two countries during the past six years can be described as excellent But there is room for further improvement Equally impressive has been the wide-ranging cooperation in the energy sector Trade has expanded as have Indian investments in Bangladesh Bangladesh today enjoys duty-free access to the Indian market However in order to see a meaningful expansion in its exports to India some non-tariff barriers need to be removed Both countries need to pay special attention to improving road rail and river connectivity in the entire sub-region In particular there is a need to improve the physical infrastructure in Bangladesh and initiate action in the construction of a deep sea port which could be of immense benefit to the Indian Northeast Nepal Bhutan and of course Bangladesh Perhaps the most difficult problem in the bilateral relationship is the issue of sharing the waters of the 54 rivers that the two countries share It is important for Modi to implement the framework agreement signed in September 2011 during then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Dhaka providing for cooperation between India Bangladesh Nepal and Bhutan One key feature of this cooperation should be in the field of joint harnessing of the water resources shared by these four countries India and Bangladesh both suffer from a “perception problem” In Bangladesh India is viewed with suspicion because of its geostrategic interests overwhelming economic and military strength apparent reluctance to resolve longstanding problems like the LBA and the sharing of Teesta waters Indians on the other hand tend to view Bangladesh as a country where extremist groups are gaining in strength and where there is widespread poverty triggering illegal immigration into India There is little awareness in India of the enormous progress and rapid growth that has taken place in the neighbouring country of the excellent social indicators or that Bangladesh has achieved self-sufficiency in food There also isn’t awareness or recognition of the fact that today Bangladesh directly and indirectly contributes well over $20 billion annually to the Indian economy The implementation of the LBA is expected to reduce this gap in perception and remove some of the widespread scepticism that exists in the mind of the public about a durable long-term relationship Although it has taken a year the ratification of the LBA can now be viewed as a testament to Modi’s “neighbourhood first” policy But it is important to understand that the development of a meaningful relationship built on mutual trust and benefit will require serious and prolonged interaction at all levels between the two countries There is a need for regular summit-level meetings to review the implementation of projects and agreements There is a need for greater people-to-people contact — this would require removing the multiple headaches faced by Bangladeshis in obtaining an Indian visa There is also a need for vastly expanded public diplomacy and cultural exchange programmes on both sides An effective communication strategy is essential Improving connectivity expanding trade and investment can take Bangladesh from its current 6 per cent growth rate to 8-10 per cent in the next two to four years The LBA provides an excellent opportunity to take India-Bangladesh relations to a new level The writer is president Bangladesh Enterprise Institute and former foreign secretary of Bangladesh For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee and briefed him on the ordinance on the uniform medical entrance examination NEET that seeks to keep state boards out of its ambit The meeting lasted for more than half-an-hour and the minister is learnt to have briefed the President on three set of issues — different exams of state boards syllabi and regional languages The President had asked Nadda’s ministry to explain the reason for taking the ordinance route to keep state boards out of the ambit of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) File photo of JP Nadda AFP The meeting between the President and the health minister was satisfactory sources said The ordinance was on Saturday sent to the President who is to leave for China on Tuesday Nadda was to attend a health summit in Geneva but had to cancel the trip to meet the President The ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet earlier on Friday is aimed at "partially" overturning a Supreme Court order which said all government colleges deemed universities and private medical colleges would be covered under NEET The President has also sought the opinion of in-house legal experts on the ordinance The assent of the President is still awaited Clarifying that the exemption is only for the state government seats government sources had said the state seats which are earmarked in the private medical colleges have also been exempted Different states earmark seats in various private medical colleges for state quota so that students from one state can get seats in another state The next phase of the exam is scheduled for 24 July Nearly 65 lakh students have already taken the medical entrance test in the first phase of NEET held on 1 May Health Ministry sources said that seven states will take medical exams as per NEET while in six other states around four lakh students have already taken the examinations The states flagged various issues in the health ministers conference recently including problems related to language and syllabus for students They said the students affiliated to state boards will find it tough to appear for the uniform test as early as July Sources maintained that the ordinance is not to challenge the Supreme Court order Nadda had earlier dismissed as "baseless" the media reports that the Centre through an ordinance was trying to finish NEET "NEET has been implemented It is in existence The first phase is over The second phase will take place on 24 July" he had said The exam will be applicable for those applying for Central government and private medical colleges Once the ordinance is issued students of state government boards will not have to sit for NEET on 24 July They however will have to become part of the uniform entrance exam from next academic session government sources clarified By: ANI | Los Angeles | Published: April 14 2017 3:40 pm Carrie Fisher who passed away last year was remembered at the Star Wars Top News People present at the Star Wars Celebration event witnessed a little sad but beautiful moment when late Carrie Fisher was remembered According to The Hollywood Reporter George Lucas creator of Star Wars gave a lengthy and sweet tribute and told everyone how he felt working with her who died in December last year “She played a part that was very smart and she was having to hold her own against two big lugs goofballs that were screwing everything up She was the boss It was her war and when I cast it I said I want somebody young to play the part I want somebody very young When Carrie came in she was that character She was very strong very smart very funny very bold very tough and there really wasn’t much of a question There are not very many people like her” Lucas said Continuing “There are not very many people like her They are one in a billion For this particular part it was absolutely perfect … She wore a dress through the whole thing but she was the toughest in the group” The 72-year-old-director also shared “she will always be the princess who never backed down” and we will all “miss her” “She was very challenging in terms of pointing out that certain pieces of dialogue were a little hard to say She was brilliant and obviously we will all miss her but she will always be the princess who took command and never backed down never was in jeopardy She was always helping the other guys get out of the messes she created We’ll all love her forever and ever” he said Billie Lourd Fisher’s own daughter then took to the stage in her first public appearance since her mother’s death and delivered an emotional speech May the Force be with you #SWCO #StarWars40th pictwittercom/10zZ4TXqpQ — Star Wars (@starwars) April 13 2017 “Star Wars become our religion our family our way of life” she said in her speech “Nothing about her was a performance She loved you she loved these movies she loved the character she was able to create – this force called Leia Thank you for loving her and carrying on what she stood for” she added Also read :Begum Jaan movie review: Vidya Balan tries to invest some feeling into her role which soon turnsclichéd The 24-year-old-actress also introduced everyone to an amazing tribute video and shared a life lesson that her mother shared with her – “If life isn’t funny then it’s just true and that is unacceptable” Star Wars Celebration – taking place in Orlando Florida saw live appearances from the likes of Harrison Ford George Lucas Mark Hamill Hayden Christensen and Ian McDiarmid For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Dipti Nagpaul | Mumbai | Published: April 5 2017 7:32 pm “Today’s event was only for members of the film industry and if the board members are upset at not being invited it does not bother me” Pahlaj Nihalani told The Indian Express Top News The omission of some Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) members from a function to mark the inauguration of the organisation’s new office here on Tuesday led to a bitter exchange of emails Ashoke Pandit a CBFC member told The Indian Express that the courtesy of an invitation was extended only after the members spoke up He added that he had not received an invite until Monday night for the event a day later Pandit accused CBFC chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani of being vindictive “He is keeping at bay the members because we have been speaking out against him He behaves as if CBFC is his personal office CBFC belongs as much to the board members as to him” Another member added that this is not the first time that the members have been sidelined “We were invited to Delhi for the launch of online certification feature merely two days prior to the event on March 27 Most of us are from other cities and were not provided enough notice” said the member who did not wish to be named The member said that CBFC CEO Anurag Srivastava’s email response pointed out that since filmmaker Chandraprakash Dwivedi Dwivedi although in Delhi on March 27 for his personal work did not attend the launch they presumed the members residing in Mumbai would not like to attend the inauguration on April 4 either Nihalani said a separate gathering will be organised for the members “Today’s event was only for members of the film industry and if the board members are upset at not being invited it does not bother me” he told The Indian Express Pandit and others pointed out that a number of the board members are also part of the film fraternity They added that Nihalani and Srivastava violated rules for government employees and offices by holding a religious function to “informally inaugurate” the new office on March 20 The members said that they also sought donations from employees Srivastava admitted to having held a “puja” He wrote “on behalf of the chairperson” and explained that the invitations were not sent as “the function is of administrative nature” Srivastava added that whereas the members role involves policy making The current CBFC members most of whom are known for their ties with the BJP were appointed after the mass resignations followed Leela Samson’s departure as the chairperson Their appointment was earlier viewed as the ruling party’s attempts to saffronise the cinema But Nihalani’s approach towards the certification process has divided the board where most of members oppose his conservative views Separately actors Amitabh Bachchan Anupam Kher and Raveena Tandon filmmakers Mukesh Bhatt Siddharth Roy Kapur Manmohan Shetty and Ramesh Sippy attended the inauguration For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top News 2016 3:28 pm Prachi Desai says she goes through a constant struggle in trying to break the girl-next-door stereotype attached to her.The Indian political class possesses the unique trait of turning the sublime into ridiculous Dalits and sections of OBCs in India or Blacks in the United States can’t compete on an equal footing with others because their perceived inadequacies were a consequence of the discriminatory social structures of the past – and which, PRIYAL DAVE | Mumbai | Published: July 9, and therefore a halt at Sabarmati is under consideration. While New York-based Ganesh? who accompanied Henshaw during the visit to Bangladesh.

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