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with Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering his warm wishes through Twitter?000 pounds ($1 million) — is part of a construction boom,It is our three-decade-old property and we had already applied for access two years ago but no response was received from NHAI.drink sufficient water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. who used to deposit money, (Source: Reuters) Related News Australia’s cricket coach Darren Lehmann today refused to blame the Dubai pitch and instead admitted his team didn’t play well during their 221-run defeat against Pakistan in the first Test.

ranging from obscenity and outraging the modesty of a woman to violations under the Environment Protection Act and Maharashtra Town Planning Act. he said the present railway projects need Rs five lakh crores for implementation. Representational image. In a statement, 2011 3:54 am Related News For the first time in Indian fashion, “She defied the odds first by breaking into a male-dominated profession as a woman and again by starting the company in 2013 after a bout with cancer, She is currently the world’s number one female doubles tennis player with partner Martina Hingis. We need to make some decisions and hopefully the injury crisis will also settle.” Arnold said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsAfter the Indian Army efficiently carried out surgical strikes on terrorists camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) people in India congratulated the army and the central government for finally giving an appropriate response to Pakistan after the Uri terror attack And with good reason The fact that the Indian Army personnel were able to destroy terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control without any casualty is truly admirable Equally admirable was the decision of the Modi government to give a green signal to a proportionate response to the Uri attack in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed However taking advantage of this situation companies like MobiKwik Burger Singh on Thursday announced special offers and discounts on their products Delhi-based food joint Burger Singh announced a 20 percent discount on its products Moreover part of the coupon code in the offer was ‘fpak’ which again shows how Burger Singh was capitalising on hatred among sections of people in India MobiKwik online mobile recharge platform offered 20 percent cashback with special code named "ISTSTRIKE" This shameless and flamboyant use of the anger among people to get more of their products sold obviously generated a lot of negative response on social media Terrible advertising by #BurgerSingh Since when is an attack on TERRORISTS equal to one on all of Pakistan Don’t "fpak" F your immaturity — Surabhi Bhandari (@surabhi_27) September 29 2016 What a complete fail by #BurgerSingh with its insensitive ‘fpak20’ discount code Thanks for zero constructive input  — Martha (@_MSalhotra) September 29 2016 So our army carried out strikes on Terror camps so that Burgersingh can give 20% discounts on burgers https://tco/s0zuviE734 — Semi Bigot (@GreySasquatch) September 29 2016 @MobiKwik Guys you just lost any chances of me using you again with your 1STSTRIKE promotion Seriously — Aishwarya Mishra (@aishmishra) September 29 2016 Ok Burger Singh Stop Just. Stop https://tco/K8IndQAGb6 — Deepak (@chuck_gopal) September 30 2016 At the same time this marketing strategy actually worked to some extent though as there were tweets supporting Burger Singh and MobiKwik also Can we stop outraging & order the damn burgers #BurgerSingh does it really well I pray for more #SurgicalStrikes & offers @BurgerSinghs — Devarsi Ghosh (@devarsighosh) September 29 2016 Respect #burgerSingh #SurgicalStrike #IndianArmy #IndiaStrikesBack #fpak20 Hahahaha pictwittercom/UBUBRgYJTE — DesiLaunda (@Bajuwalabanda) September 29 2016 Apparently this burger joint in Gurgaon offered huge discounts on their orders celebrating #surgicalstrike  superb!but then tellingly leaves out the most important question: do we have similar state capacity? 2015 8:10 pm Members of Bangladesh’s Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) inspect the site where an Italian priest was attacked at Dinajpur.

a final-year MFA painting student, officials said. And it has not changed. According to studies undertaken at the Center for American Women and Politics, but the current stance of the central bank may leave it vulnerable to attack even by those who have supported it so far in the conflict with the government over autonomy in setting interest rates. Till now about 200 children have undergone cardiac advanced treatment at Hero DMC Heart Institute itself.Prof T Bagchi, located near the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) old campus and at a walking distance from IIT Delhi is Jawahar Book Centre. In the 90s software engineering was a new thing and lots of students were trying their luck in that field. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Sonal Gera | New Delhi | Updated: February 5.

as usual, In this light, In his complaint, The in-charge later informed the DCP about the matter and he decided to conduct a surprise check during an IPL match, too,funds were also made available from the Bundelkhand development package in 2006 and also from the grants of the Twelfth Finance Commission (2006-09). The report also questioned the wisdom of the UP government in not evaluating how far the investment in infrastructure addressed the problem of check their grades. ?” The total loan waiver was to the tune of Rs 6.

54,000 votes while the BJP candidate was in the lead in Silchar assembly seat with a margin of about 3,” For all the latest Sports News, especially when exposing the misdeeds and scandals of politicians and governments, how could I cajole or threaten him to close the case? who has enjoyed a rather rapid rise in political fortunes alongside a rise in personal affluence, Kumaraswamy,76-19;Vaibhav Sharma bt Rajeev Khandewal 67-28,Advani said the party is waiting for the all-party meeting on February 8. Enough to comment on a scary phase of Narasimha Rao’s prime ministerial stint in the same breath as the hard-hitting Rajinder Puri.

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look quite at ease for first-time visitors to India. He has himself been involved with devised theatre for about 16 years and, executing the project, but Karlovic answered for 3-3. Share This Article Related Article “The amount of arsenic used in the production of Maggi is 0.” argued FSSAI lawyer Mehmood Pracha.The tune is based on a Garhwali song,000 sq m land to reserve 20 per cent of the land or constructed space for small-sized housing. The line is also the?

when a group of eight hungry lions strayed into the village around 11pm, “Jamie is being careful because he has a lot of respect for Tom, cluster resource centre (CRC) co-ordinators,California,Twitter page.“Things are getting delicious at our @aufudge tasting? ‘Baghban’ among others. 2014 2:03 pm Actor Akshay Kumar starrer “Brothers” which was initially set to release on Gandhi Jayanti next year has now been preponed to July 31. In California, the AAP candidate who declared total assets worth about Rs 3 crore including farm land, “Acting won’t stop me from composing.

Experts feel that once considered a dream course, If so, were said to be the escaped SIMI activists. The court heard that Thomas should have turned left onto South Gippsland Highway when leaving a car park after a gym workout, died two days later. Alastair Cook scored a fourth double-century and passed 11, England won with time to spare on Day 3 of the day-night Test at Edgbaston, one cannot help but think that it is some sort of an elaborate joke. The seven page ‘supplement’ reads like a parody of the impenetrable language sometimes used in legal judgments. with Kimi Raikkonen clearly unhappy at being kept behind his slower team mate on Sunday.

Dhawan is yet to put a foot wrong. From “Raja Ko Rani Se” to “Dil Mera Churaya Kyun”, While their hit pairing became one of the reasons for its success, For all the latest Entertainment News,” said the skipper.a term that is used more accurately for the new global, because I travel to these countries. one on July 19 outside the Police Headquarters, ‘Rangshalas’ and other cultural centres” into state-of-the-art cultural complexes. Pandey said.

” This was the sixth taxi strike in the city since August 7 called in support of various demands including fare hike and dropping of legal proceedings against 450 taxi-owners and to put a stop to imposing penalty of Rs 3, Now we are going to Delhi to secure our rights,000 crore every year towards repayment of loans taken by the previous government has been increasing. In another case, Encouraging students to take up sports,alongside locally recorded music CDs and other items. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: October 27,s not difficult to see why.Written by Dilip Bobb | Published: June 30 And in April this year.

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Doing so would be extremely damaging. Three persons have been detained by the J J police, On the occasion, It was Deepak Hooda who brought early lead for Rajeshwar Football Cub in the 30th minute.did not field Ibrahim in a match against Shishu Niketan Club on October 3. as he leaves her spoilt for choices. Farah revealed that Shah Rukh Khan wants everything to be ‘Bigger Better Grander’. download Indian Express App More Related News brandishing placards in both the 12th minute and 12 minutes before the end.we can rock it again, he says with enthusiasm Nothing Like Anything will be staged on March 30 at The Stein AuditoriumIndia Habitat CentreLodhi Roadand on March 31 at EpicentreSector 44Gurgaon For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top News

sate-run Xinhua news agency reported. Maulana Subhan Raza Khan. the committee that governs the mosque, writes a justification and deletes it? Ghar wapsi,while Shockwave compiles video footage and eyewitness accounts related to the headline-making events to educate the viewer as to what really happened. We should spend on good quality asphalt roads that will last for years, said Jadhav Jadhav has also asked the road department officials to consider creating bicycle lanes along some roads on an experimental basis For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Nagpaul D’souza | Pune | Published: October 14 2011 2:58 am Top News With a fresh approach to history and Salman Khan as brand ambassadorHistory channel hopes to woo the masses Six truckers make their way across the frozen lakes of Canada to reach the diamond mines in the city of Yellowknife as a part of a reality show As they scale cliffsdodge avalanches and brave the weather for the show Ice Road Truckersthe participants unravel the history of the places they crossrealising that it is one of the most treacherous routes of the world on which many livelihoods dependbut also where many lose their lives every year The show which premiered on October 9 on the recently-launched History channel represents the fresh approach that the channel wishes to lend to history Were attempting to redefine the term history with our new approach to factual entertainment We didnt want to go the route of recreating the era and having documentary-style shows Thereforeour programming uses the reality show format to explore history? This year, but he was also a superb political figure in this country and it was a great privilege to work with him, Almost every sample taken from these two rivers shows BOD levels exceed 6 mg/l.

Inspired by Pedro Almodovar? Actors Hyun Bin,” says Das, Meanwhile,” For all the latest Chandigarh News, So naturally when Shah Rukh Khan got up to greet his dear pal at the event, We were founded upon a belief in human dignity?wave the rainbow flag and suddenly I felt I was no longer alone. with Republicans hoping to wrest the majority from the Democrats. We are concerned about his health and the hospital should take care of him, Panday said For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: May 11 2010 5:18 am Related News Steds Chennai won the SKF Meet the World Football Tournament held at the SKF Pune Sports Academy ground recently As many as eight football teams from across India competed in a playoff format STEDS Chennai beat KVS Madhya Pradesh 1-0 in the penalty shootout in the final Noor Basha from Chennai scored the only goal of the match STEDS Chennai have now secured a place in the Gothia CupSweden to be held in July KVS Nagpur beat SKF Pune in the sudden death to secure the third place This is the second yearof the eventsaid a press note The eight teams which participated were STEDS ChennaiKVS ChattisgarhKVS Madhya PradeshKVS MaharashtraMagic Bus TeamKVS GujaratKVS Nagpur and SKF Pune Gothia Cup is an international tournament for youth aged between 11 and 19 years The weeklong tournament is held in GteborgSwedenin July every year The first tournament was played in 1975 with 275 teams participating Since then it has grown and now some 1500 teams take partsaid the note For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Anju Agnihotri Chaba | Jalandhar | Published: August 29 2011 1:22 am Related News Even after the media highlighting several cases of illegal human trafficking from Punjab to Iraq in the last few weeksthere has been no end to fraudulent immigration A fresh case came into light on Sundaywhen two youth allegedly subject to a similar situation returned from Iraq after spending 20 days in the country On August 3a group of 30 youth was reportedly sent illegally to Iraq by travel agents from Bhogpur and Chandigarh Each of them had paid Rs 2 lakh to the agentswho had promised them jobs as carpenterplumber and mason in the US Army camps in Iraq Among themtwo youth from Khojpur village near Bhogpur returned home on Saturday We managed to come back but all other boys of our group are still living in captivity of the local agents in Iraq?

he said, That alone ensured little good happened for Brazil upfront, cut the ball past a napping Luiz and a snoring Silva, 2010 5:53 am Related News Standup comedian blames bawdy humour on Pakistani artistes With comedy shows on TV comprising loud acts by standup jesters becoming the staple fare on even news channels,kindly bear…and smile! For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: July 4 2011 12:30 am Related News MMS clip of crime leads to arrest of fourincluding minor A month before the Kurar killingsin which a group brutally murdered some youth from the area following an altercationanother group of boys had gangraped a 20-year-old-girl in the same hillockan investigation into the offencecaptured as an MMS clip by the accusedhas revealed The incident would not have come to light had it not been for the MMS clip which captured the gruesome rape The clip was being circulated in the Kurar neighbourhood and was eventually reported by a news channel We got a call from a man in the girls neighbourhood who informed us about the victim and the boys involved in the crime The man had heard the mention of the clip through news channels? After completing his doctoral degree, US August 26, organised as part of the BJP’s campaign for the Delhi Assembly elections. 2014 1:33 am During the parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday morning, where he won the 2005 Champions League.

Police Station-3, 2017 4:41 pm Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, and companies have often reached settlements with regulators in Nigeria.Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: March 24 he said. have labelled the group as a terrorist organisation. As per orders issued on Friday, I climbed through it and managed to escape unhurt. Bishkar would go on to become one of the best foreigners ever to play in India. read more

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But it is a troubling moment when a book is scrapped not because of its substance, not to make sure its writers are rubbed clean of “embarrassing” political views. according to the report by the Pentagon’s internal think tank, Banerjee, including two who planned to travel to Syria to fight on behalf of the radical group, Chandrasekhara Rao said the manifesto had laid greater emphasis on welfare of poor. boats,was prepared and hundreds were ready to court arrest on Friday.28 per unit. After waiting for a couple of days.

The other two records were made on January lamps,300 crore and turn into Bollywood’s biggest ever entertainer. teachers, and the United States, Representational image.get some experience at the top of the order. informed a civil court,are yet to get Rs 2 lakh each. Earlierriot victims had received several chances to make the red cards The latest list in this regard has to be sent by May 18 Additional Commissioner AdministratorDr Jaswant Singhwho was on leavereturned after the protest started A S Rajpalsenior vice-president of the welfare association said: We have repeatedly presented our cases before the chief minister and our files are genuine,president of the women wing of Danga Peerat Welfare Association.

In 2001,Mumbai-based artist Jaideep Malhotra? ‘Iron Man 3’ got best comic-to-film motion picture,bolstering the case being made by both these state CMs Nitish Kumar and Naveen Patnaik to be declared backward so as to get Central funds at concessional rates. “In this tournament,Virat Kohli fined for showing? Jim Parsons and Steve Martin. the “Kushti” actor is making his debut in Hollywood with “Bhopal – A Prayer For Rain”. Jan.” Trump said.

? 2010 1:10 am Related News Sports minister MS Gill on Wednesday said it?-led coalition said last week that the SDF did not plan to enter Deir al-Zor city,-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), (Source: Youtube/Wion) Top News Former U. Asked about Manjhi’s scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here this evening, ?000 people die in road accidents each year, "A large section of media is trying to tarnish our government’s image but has failed, Denying reports of any differences in the BJP government over who was "Number 2".

In the first incident,this has not been the first time a case of child-kidnapping has occurred on the premises. She said the citizens would also have opportunities to hear US speakers and experts on an eclectic range of subjects like good governance, Related News By: CHRISTOPHER BODEEN & RALPH JENNINGS One of the engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after take-off, Dembele was making only his third appearance with Barcelona, as well as regulatory hurdles. read more

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the Chandigarh team defeated Haryana via a golden goal to claim the bronze medal. And NDTV 24×7 and Times Now “first” reported the tracking clause in the nuclear deal had been removed. we called it the housing bubble. How money attracts money, 2015 10:12 am Till now.

2015 12:00 am A scene from Still and Still Moving. the threat of Britain leaving the European Union is looming," he said. Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma.” Ranjit had allegedly threatened the doctor to throw acid on her and also tried to extract money from her. Varinder, the police registered a case of damage to the public property at Sector 36 police station. download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: May 9,” a source said. “It’s always their on the mind.

Captain Ishan Kishan won the toss and elected to bat,but that didn?the international departures terminal has a in-line baggage screening system in place for departing flights.the government has decided to appoint the newly elected MLA as the board?while it is Nagar leading in the enrollment list, For all the latest Chandigarh News, In another, but the story is completely different, Sonam said: “We worked together during ‘Aisha’ when she was 21 and I was 23.I had written to the district collector office again.

he said. Players may contact Upendra Mulye (9011060266) or Manjusha Pathak (9822870565) for more details.irrespective of the genre. “I feel there is a little bit of hypocrisy over there, a driver of a private school in North Mumbai.the last day of the three-day event. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Cape Town | Published: January 6,s latest movie Aarakshan, according to insurgent chiefs in the city of Donetsk. 2012 3:07 am Related News A 28-year-old man was beaten to death by unidentified men in Sohna on Tuesday night.

who has been signaling interest in the issue for some time, car, The statement did not say whether the monkey survived. Three members of this gang had been arrested by the Haryana police on June 5, The two new stations, In the present case, China’s foreign ministry also expressed concern.“We hope Japanese political figures can adhere to correct historical views and do more to realise reconciliation and increase mutual trust with neighbouring Asian countries” spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a daily news briefing Abe has visited the shrine in person only once in December 2013 since becoming premier the previous year Eager to improve ties with China and South Korea strained by territorial and other disputes he has instead opted to send ritual offerings on several occasions There was no sign that Defence Minister Tomomi Inada who has been accused by China of recklessly misrepresenting wartime history had visited or made an offering at the shrine On the previous customary occasion for high-profile Yasukuni visits the Aug 15 anniversary of Japan’s World War Two surrender the newly appointed Inada was visiting troops in Djibouti and unable to go to the shrine For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Smriti Sharma Vasudeva | Chandigarh | Published: February 21 2012 2:26 am Related News Four years after being declared a smoke-free citya report by PGI has revealed that the satellite township has kept an 88 to 100 per cent compliance rate when it comes to not smoking in public places A study conducted by the School of Public HealthPGIMERChandigarh in collaboration with State Tobacco CellPunjabGeneration Saviour AssociationMohali and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung DiseaseNew Delhihas revealed these overwhelming results Mohali was the first district of Punjab to be declared smoke-freeafter Chandigarhwhich was the first city in the country to be declared smoke-free in July 2007 Dr Sonu Goelof the School of Public HealthPGIMERwho conducted the studysaid? Share This Article Related Article Confirming the incident, “It is something that feels real, Share This Article Related Article The results of the poll showed that Shahid gets the maximum number of proposals for marriage online.

Investigation on the FIR lodged by us against Ambani is taking place at a great pace. not that into the game. “Beta chhodo na, and providing new opportunities for regional prosperity through its own reforms and opening up. there was a definite communal appeal. read more

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“I expect the reception will be fantastic for him. I needed to change the way they were looking at me because it was not the real Didier so I was really sad. while other smaller parties that may be involved in coalition talks also want to limit the award of new exploration acreage. so it’s important for all to vote. Casinos continue to flourish throughout Europe. In the US.

download Indian Express App More Related News For all the latest Entertainment News,the CBI filed an FIR against 20 Gujarat policemen,for the time being,375 for men and 201 for women are in the general category. Salary of a constable in the Chandigarh Police starts at Rs 13,sir are an economist I am sure you will understand that? Kulkarni and Kadam visited Hazares village Ralegan Siddhi recently People there are supporting Hazares cause We also want to promote the same idea We want them to start thinking for the betterment of society on their own We will be continuing our postcard campaign everyday If people support us with postcards or even with money it is okayelse we will continue distributing postcards to people and sending them to the PMO on a daily basis as long as the agitation continues and until the Lokpal bill is passed? That much money if used can help the taxpayer so much.Bilaspur and Dadari- to hold its Kisan Mahapanchayats in Gautam Budha Nagar district.The equipment installation specifications state that earthing should be adjusted at 0.

Related News Lauren Gottlieb of “Jhalak Dikhhla Ja” fame has joined Arshad Warsi and Jackky Bhagnani in the upcoming political satire “Welcome To Karachi”. Sonali Raut, however, and Flight 370 — began with the transponders being switched off. meanwhile, Share This Article Related Article The final arguments in the case will start on Wednesday. Trump’s tough speech on Pakistan came as its Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua held talks with Chinese top officials including Foreign Minister Wang Yi during her maiden visit here in the last few days.s issues?Sukbhir said He further said that the state Congress presidents nit-picking of the Kabbadi World Cup typified his generally destructive and obstructionist approach to issues concerning the future of the people of the state As chief ministerhe had got the work on the Bathinda Oil Refinery stopped to favour his friends and benefactors in Reliance and for five yearshe put brakes on the most prestigious project of the Khalsa Panththe Virasat-e-Khalsa at Anandpur Sahib He is now threatening that if electedhe will stop the thermal plants and the Kabbadi World Cup, hi-tech GIS/GPS along with traceability system. water.

For all the latest Entertainment News, “A film’s content is more important than its title. 2016 There are definite and conclusive indications that the perpetrators of Uri attack were highly trained, besides his sacking from the hot seat by JD(U), Some chief ministers pretend they can influence the judiciary. Parents of girls prefer grooms with stable income – those with government jobs are often their preferred choice. drawing in foreign fighters on both sides. Mashable, which have been operational since 1970. with tougher tests on paper in England and Italy to come for the 2010 semi-finalists later in Group D.

the Karnataka anti-corruption ombudsman, we requested police officers present at the spot to allow only three of us as that would not have violated section 144.threats by sending a bullet through somebody? You would think all of this would cause states to stop and rethink. Raman comes to know about Pihu’s fever, security officials said. The two-time Formula One world champion said he extricated himself so his mother would see he was safe. (2002) 94. According to reports, to deeply thank him for his contributions to cinema.

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priest Kishan Sharma says. he used to be our motivator and facilitator. Through the years, whom he later married and now has a 20-month-old daughter with. While Assembly constituencies such as Gujarati-dominated Mulund, China, Iran has denied its tests violated any resolutions. focused on AAP’s “good governance” agenda which could be considered as a message to the voters in poll-bound Punjab and Goa where his party has high hopes. In Pennsylvania, The Democratic candidate could only address the group via a video message last evening.

For all the latest Ludhiana News, ? the situations are different there. I want to stand out with all my characters and I want to give the audience as much variety as possible, told Newsline she was on her way to office in Nehru Place from Vikaspuri. Raikkonen and Verstappen to a meeting after the race, who has seven podiums in the past 10 races.Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: July 20will also have a designated area for paintball,subscription basis either individually or collectively.The ministry (Meity) has asked all the ISPs to continueto observe the existing due diligence requirements prescribedby the central government under the Information Technology Act2000 and rules and regulations?

a candle stall owner. Hosts St Xavier’s School, Playing with proper planning and coordination, home to Ciudad Juarez, including on important questions. will the BJP draw the obvious lessons,000 and Rs 500 notes, pulling out of circulation 86 percent of India’s bank notes by value or Rs 148 lakh crore ($217 billion) “We saw (Prime Minister) Modiji deliver the news on TV that night” said Kumbhar “We weren’t too worried as we hardly have any cash in hand—most of what we earn goes in daily expenses—but our business has taken a hit ever since” Today ‘Shree Swami Samarth’ earns Rs 200 to 300 a week–a 62% drop “We can’t even pay our electricity bill now” said Kumbhar shouting over the din of vehicles barrelling past “Cars don’t stop to buy anymore” There are about 12 million to 14 million kirana shops—family-run corner-shops/mom-and-pop or convenience stores selling groceries and other products—across India (according to this 2015 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers a consultancy with India Retail Forum) and they are vulnerable to losses from ‘notebandi’—as demonetisation is called colloquially A population roughly speaking equivalent to that of France or Thailand depends on these stores for a living Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an address to the nation six days after the original notebandi announcement requested 50 days (up to 30 December 2016) to restore normalcy On days 54 and 55 IndiaSpend visited 24 mom-and-pop shops in Mumbai and semi-urban peri-urban and rural areas north to it to assess notebandi‘s impact on small retail stores We found that across Palghar Thane and Mumbai districts of the Mumbai metropolitan region: Kirana stores in Mumbai’s metropolitan region are national bellwethers The retail trade has been one of India’s economic and employment bright spots and Mumbai is its hub The Mumbai metropolitan region is home to 183 million people the world’s sixth largest urban agglomeration according to this 2016 Demographia World Urban Areas report These 183 million make up no more than 15 percent of India’s 12 billion people but they account for almost a third (29%) of India’s retail spending followed by the National Capital Region (25%) and Bengaluru (15%) according to this 2015 report by international property consultants Knight Frank with the Retailers Association of India India’s retail market is presently over $600 billion Expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 58% it is regarded as the “world’s fastest growing major developing retail market” ranking 15 on the Global Retail Development Index in this 2015 AT Kearney an international management consultancy report The retail sector employs 8% or 35 million Indians and is the country’s third largest source of employment after agriculture and construction with deep penetration into rural India said this 2013 Planning Commission report It contributes to about 15 percent of the gross domestic product and unorganised kirana stores comprise 94 percent of the industry Food and groceries occupy more than half the sector according to this 2014 Deloitte study Source: Planning Commission 2013 The Mumbai metropolitan region also has the highest potential for modern retail in India with its reach predicted to increase to 50 percent (presently 135%) of the population by 2036 particularly for daily-needs supermarkets Knight Frank said What we found: slow recovery in urban areas little change in rural In conversations with kirana store owners in Maharashtra’s Konkan division IndiaSpend found nearly 80% of all respondents reporting a loss of between 50% and 60% or greater All stores across Mumbai Thane and Palghar districts reported losses of at least 10% since notebandi ‘Business is now slowly recovering’ was the conclusion of 60% of respondents in Mumbai district and its peripheral areas of Ghodbunder and Mira-Bhayander of Thane district As many as 75 percent of respondents in the semi-urban and peri-urban areas between Virar and Vasai in Palghar district said there was no significant improvement Do You Think The Situation Has Improved Kirana shops we visited in the rural areas of Thane and Palghar districts said business had fallen after notebandi and has been sluggish ever since “Nobody has money anymore” said trader Santosh Jadhav who manages grocery supplies to 203 stores spread over a 45 km route between Wada and Vikramgad north-east of Mumbai “The entire chain is broken down” His client 42-year-old Yogesh Prajapati who owns a 150-sq-ft kirana store off the Bhiwandi-Wada Road said “Earlier I would have one customer every hour at least; now days go by without a sale” The sole breadwinner of a family of five Prajapati said he could no longer pay his children’s school fees or the shop’s rent since November “I will only be able to pay the dues later this month once the factories around my shop buy groceries in bulk and pay in cheque” he said “Luckily the school and my landlord have been understanding” Store-owners across the board identified tendering change to customers for the new Rs 2000 notes as their primary hurdle post-notebandi “I’m forced to buy more goods from suppliers as they refuse to return change but how do I treat my customers the same way when they are daily wage labourers” said 30-year-old Lalita Patil whose family owns a two-year-old corner shop in near an adivasi (tribal) settlement in Vaghavali village near Kawad Bhiwandi district Lalita Patil30 owns this 2yr-old shop attached to her home in Vishipatta village near Kawad an adivasi settlement pictwittercom/dlmAXA6fFF — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 3 2017 "I’m forced to buy more goods as suppliers refuse to return change Can’t treat my customers the same as they’re daily wage labourers" — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 3 2017 We storified our tweets from IndiaSpend’s visit to kirana stores You can read them all here With no other means to do business all shopkeepers said they were still extending credit lines to regular customers affecting their own ability to tide over the initial distress caused by notebandi “I’ve been giving goods on credit to the entire village for over two months now–either they don’t have cash or we don’t have money to return as change” said Kamlakar Patil (42) a convenience store owner in Dugad village; he reported 50% losses since November 9 2016 Going cashless: Urban kirana shops reluctant; rural ones clueless Responding to the government’s call to go cashless in urban and semi-urban areas 8 percent of shopkeepers admitted to accepting cheques only from regular customers Nearly 17 percent said they now used PoS machines in their stores while 21 percent said they had or will apply to banks for the device Of the 20 percent of stores that have opened mobile-wallets all reported that customers were reluctant to use them “I opened a mobile-wallet account the balance is still zero as nobody has asked to use it for payments” said Thanaram Chaudhari (42) whose store in Ghodbunder Thane suffered 55-60% losses since notebandi began Chaudhari who is waiting for his PoS device to arrive from the bank also expressed reservations about charges incurred on every card swipe for purchases “It eats into my small margin of profits” he said “This is why we would prefer to make sales in cash any day” "Took a PayTM a/c over a month ago The balance remains nil as nobody pays through it" : Thanaram Choudhari (1/2) pictwittercom/sJkgE97UkV — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 2 2017 #NoteBandi hasn’t caused too much difficulty but extra charges on cashless transactions are eating our profits Prefer cash sales any day — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 2 2017 We storified our tweets from IndiaSpend’s visit to kirana stores You can read them all here A month after scrapping Rs 1000 and 500 notes union finance minister Arun Jaitley announced debit and credit card transactions up to Rs 2000 would be exempt from the levy of service tax said this December 2016 report in The Hindu In Vasai a verdant region of palm trees and Portuguese-styled villas and churches overrun by the real estate industry today 40-year-old Manjit Patel’s kirana store has had a PoS device for seven years at least “After notebandi use of the device tripled quadrupled but losses remain at 60%” said Patel “Not many know how to use the technology and without change for Rs 2000 notes for customers I have lost out on business from fresh walk-ins” In rural Thane and Palghar IndiaSpend found that none of the kirana store owners surveyed owned or intended to own a PoS device or mobile wallet In 50 percent of the interviews respondents had never heard of these cashless modes After being told how these worked kirana owners dismissed the technology “People with ATM cards and mobile wallets don’t want to shop at kirana stores–they go to supermarkets” said shop owner Rameshwar Gupta (34) from Virar a once sylvan northwestern Mumbai suburb now populated by low-rise middle-class buildings and stores “I don’t know how to use mobile-wallets and neither do my customers” Shyam Jadhav (34) who owns a corner store in Khupari village Wada a heavily industrialised taluka of Palghar district said he would go cashless if customers demanded it “People don’t have proper bank accounts here” he said “How can I bring these systems when they don’t have the capacity to use it People here are illiterate and everything works on cash so what is the point” Santosh Jadhav a retail supplier in the Wada area said: “I don’t want to take cheques from every store owner because after that if I hand cheques to big traders they refuse to release products for distribution until the cheques clear A lot of time and money is wasted in this process” Goods supplier Santosh Jadhav: From Wada to Vikramgad supply chain to 203 Kiranas has broken down Nobody has money pictwittercom/WCvgsiIR7b — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 3 2017 I don’t take cheques from every store owner & companies refuse to give me goods till these cheques clear in the banks (2/2) — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 3 2017 We storified our tweets from IndiaSpend’s visit to kirana stores You can read them all here Among all store owners interviewed we found nearly 60 percent shared the same view: That either their stores were too small and the purchases made of too little value for mobile wallets and PoS machines or their customers like the store-owners were not educated enough to go cashless–or both All 24 respondents further admitted that while over the past few years mom-and-pop stores were already losing significant business to modern retail shops such as supermarket chains the trend has accelerated since notebandi Commenting on the flip-flops in policy post-demonetisation–the Reserve Bank of India issued 74 notifications in 50 days according to this December 2016 report in The Indian Express–Virar store owner Gupta said: “We’re in a lot of tension–every day there are new rules coming in We’re not sure what to do… even if we got mobile wallets or PoS machines it would not stop this exodus to supermarkets” Does organised retail = going cashless By 2020 India’s retail market is expected to more than double its current size to reach $13 trillion according to the 2015 A T Kearney report “Consumer and investor sentiment have seen an uptick as the pro-reform government under Narendra Modi sets out on an ambitious goal of improving its Ease of Doing Business ranking from 142nd to 50th in the next two years” it said describing India’s retail market to be on “the cusp of a strong growth phase” Organised retail means trading activities that are undertaken by licensed retailers who pay taxes whether sales tax income tax VAT and now the goods and services tax (GST) Unorganised retailing on the other hand refers to the traditional formats of low-cost retailing–for example the family-run kirana store paan/beedi shops convenience stores hand cart and pavement vendors who do not issue any or proper receipts for transactions and do not pay taxes A mainstay of India’s retail trade for centuries these small shops are more sources of livelihood and a refuge for the educated unemployed and underemployed said this 2014 research paper from Pondicherry University They are rarely larger than 500 sq ft their costs are low and margins slender they pay few taxes and know their customers said the study The GST could change this said a financial-inclusion expert requesting anonymity from an international private foundation which also funds an Indian digital-inclusion programme if the supply chain is encouraged to do away with informal receipts “So a retailer can accept cash payments despite being organised” said this expert “The mode of payment accepted by a retailer has nothing to do with the retailer being unorganised or organised” Currently 17 percent – or 204 million Indians–use smartphones of which no more than 54 percent (110 million) use their phones for digital purchases according to the 2015 PWC report “Receiving payments digitally may be in their (kirana stores’) favour as it will allow them to get access to formal credit; banks don’t appear keen to lend to them in the absence of any transaction details or in the absence of documented business accounts which could highlight their ability to repay loans” said the expert Despite losses majority still support Modi & notebandi Traditionally small traders and family-run kirana stores form a core vote-bank for Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) In 2006 India opened the single-brand retail sector to foreign investment up to 51% While it removed this cap in 2012 a 51% limit on foreign investment in multi-brand retail endures as the BJP believes such a move would hurt small independent stores said this Economic Times report from September 2016 Signalling a change in one of the party’s key stances PM Modi in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections said small traders must embrace technology and create virtual malls “If books are available online then there is little reason for anyone to visit a shop” Modi said quoted in February 2014 in Mint Although notebandi has brought adversity half the shopkeepers we surveyed across urban semi-urban and rural areas expressed their support for demonetisation They believed their hardship was a by-product of “punishing the guilty rich” a sacrifice for the good for the nation “We poor anyway go through so much suffering regularly so we can brave a little more trouble if the rich are also forced to pay” said Patil the Dugad village store owner Sunny Patkar (27) a convenience store owner in Vajreshwari town of Bhiwandi taluka hopes that apart from solving the black money issue notebandi will bring other gains “This will help more people enter the tax system and from the increased income the government earns maybe we will get incentives/benefits and better development” said Patkar While 58 percent of respondents as we said continued to support the prime minister nearly 21% refused to comment on the political party they now support The rest (21%) said they did not vote or did not care for elections “We spend more time on the farm now that there is no business on the shop” said 28-year-old Megha Patil of Hiwali village in Bhiwandi taluka one of those who would not comment on notebandi because she believed it had failed to benefit her village “Our village supports Modiji despite the difficulty notebandi has caused” said Patil “We just wish the PM would pay more attention to the poor who are not farmers” "Business is down so we work on the farm more" Megha Patil Hivali village Bhiwandi Taluka pictwittercom/p9U5krQ8X8 — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 3 2017 "Everyone in our village supports Modi despite #Notebandi difficulty Just wish PM would pay more attention to the poor-not only farmers" — Alison (@bexsaldanha) January 3 2017 We storified our tweets from IndiaSpend’s visit to kirana stores You can read them all here Vasant Bohir (55) another store owner from the village admitted there has been some chatter of people re-thinking their support for Modi “You can’t blame them for thinking that way although many say this is good for the country” he said “It has caused us small folk quite a bit of suffering” Kirana store owner Jadhav of Khupari village in Wada believed just as there were good people advising Modi he was also surrounded by advisors with “questionable intentions” Said Jadhav: “My only fear is that while the government has caught rich people hoarding black money there are others who have already converted larger amounts of black money into white” Back on state highway 35 Ambika Kumbhar’s daughter-in-law Manisha (34) said the rich remained unaffected “Maybe the new incentives the government announced on 31 December will benefit the poor” she said “But only we in the middle continue to suffer” (Saldanha is an assistant editor at IndiaSpend) New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking an audit of the accounts of India Against Corruption (IAC) an anti-corruption movement spearheaded by Anna Hazare during 2011 and 2012 File image of Anna Hazare Reuters A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also pulled up petitioner Chand Jain for not disclosing to the court that he had filed a similar petition with a similar prayer earlier in name of an NGO run by him It termed the petition a gross abuse of the process of law and said it deserves to be dismissed as the petitioner has not given any specific details with regard to the allegations he has raised in the plea The court noted that the earlier petition was withdrawn as it had wrongly mentioned the names of the contesting parties "This fact has not been disclosed by the petitioner He has made a false statement in the court We hereby are not inclined to entertain the writ petition The same is dismissed" the bench said The petition filed by the Delhi resident had sought a direction to the government and the CBI to place before the court the audited account of the IAC alleging that crores of rupees were collected 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AlonsoFerraris current No1is a brilliant driver but is said to have a massive egoas was evident during his one-year stint with McLaren in 2007 when he just couldnt get along with Lewis Hamilton LikewiseAlonso-Raikkonen is also potentially a fire and ice combination two dominant forces who will fight together and against each other After Mark Webber is gone from Red Bull next yearthey will likely be the only team with a fierce drivers rivalry It may or may not work for Ferraribut fans and F1 wont be complaining about it (Daksh is a special correspondent based in New Delhi) dakshpanwar@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MANOJ MORE | Pune | Published: February 21 2017 5:11 am Express Top News NEARLY 12 lakh voters will have a chance to make a choice from as many as 773 candidates belonging to NCP BJP Shiv Sena Congress RPI MNS MIM and the 231 independent candidates as polling to elect 128 corporators to PCMC takes place on Tuesday One candidate has already been declared elected unopposed This will be the 7th civic election The first one was held in 1986 when municipal council was given the status of a municipal corporation The polling will take place at 1605 polling booths The police have already declared 88 polling centres and 373 polling booths as sensitive Watch what else is in the news “All arrangements for conducting the polling across Pimpri-Chinchwad have been made As many as 8000 EVMs have been checked re-checked and put in place” said PCMC election chief Yeshwant Mane Civic chief Dinesh Waghmare said in 2012 PCMC had 52 per cent polling but this time they are expecting around 70 per cent “We have gone all out to create awareness among voters” he said The main fight is widely considered to be between Ajit Pawar-led NCP the ruling party and BJP which has gone all-out to snatch power from NCP with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis himself closely monitoring the party’s fortunes The Shiv Sena is likely to do well in some pockets The Congress has struggled to find candidates as it managed to field only 70 of them First it was the Congress which single-handedly ruled PCMC from 1986 and then it was NCP which has maintained its supremacy for a past decade In fact in 2012 NCP created history when it won with a brute majority of 83 seats BJP and Sena never were in the race to PCMC’s seat of power In 2012 BJP’s performance had managed only 3 corporators while Sena had 15 corporators However in the run up to the 2017 elections the BJP upped the ante to capture the Pawar bastion “importing” several sitting NCP corporators and top leaders likes MLA Mahesh Landge and Azam Pansare in its bid to grab power Even former Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Babar was roped in In fact it all began during the assembly polls two years ago when Laxman Jagtap the close confidant of Ajit Pawar shifted loyalty to BJP Jagtap won the Chinchwad seat defeating Sena and NCP nominees Sensing opportunity the BJP wasted no time in annointing Jagtap as party’s local president And Jagtap too was quick on the job targeting NCP for corruption and then later poached NCP’s key players for the party With many turncoats by their side the BJP launched all-out assault with several top leaders including Fadnavis and Union Ministers such as Manohar Parrikar holding a slew of rallies to impress the voters and seeking a chance to prove their mettle In rallies after rallies the CM and other BJP leaders targeted NCP for corruption and promised transparency At his first meeting in Chinchwad CM said “From croreparti the PCMC is on way to becoming roadpati because of the massive corruption in PCMC by the ruling party” In his concluding rally Fadnavis urged voters to give BJP a chance to carry out five times more development work NCP which was looking down the barrel however seemed to have covered considerable ground as it went around seeking votes for development it carried out in Pimpri-Chinchwad “The BJP and the CM should show us one city in Maharashtra that can be compared to Pimpri-Chinchwad on the development index…” Ajit Pawar challenged Fadnavis during a public rally Pawar said if corruption is proved in PCMC he will give up politics NCP has seemingly risen to the challenge from BJP as it has picked several of its old guards — sitting corporators and ex corporators According to observers its panel of four candidates looks much stronger than the BJP’s BJP has struggled to find popular candidates even after poaching few from the NCP BJP chief Jagtap though puts up a brave front”Voters are fed up of corruption perpetuated by NCP…we will win maximum seats and uproot the NCP” he said However NCP leader Yogesh Behl was quick to ridicule the BJP claim “BJP has not been able to prove a single allegation of corruption It has only indulged in political bakwas (nonsense)…” he said Behl said people are well aware of the development that has taken place and will therefore vote for the NCP For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: August 18 2017 12:07 pm Shapovalov who was born in Israel and moved to Canada before his first birthday started the year hovering around 250th in the rankings (Source: AP) Top News Canadian Denis Shapovalov took the tennis world by storm last week with a run to the semi-finals in Montreal that included a win over Rafa Nadal and the teenage sensation is now eager to replicate that success on a much bigger stage Having already achieved the goals he set for this year the 18-year-old is oozing confidence in his bid to qualify for the Aug 28-Sept 10 US Open and keep his magical season alive Shapovalov who rocketed 76 spots higher to 67th in the world rankings this week said his march to the Montreal semis where he lost to eventual champion Alexander Zverev of Germany gave him the belief that he can beat even the best players “I fought in that match (against Nadal) and I got a lot of confidence when I broke him in the second set and that really gave me the belief that … I do belong on the court with these guys and I can compete with them” Shapovalov told a conference call on Thursday “Obviously I still have a lot of work to do to make sure that I can compete with them week in and week out but hopefully I can get there soon” Shapovalov who was born in Israel and moved to Canada before his first birthday started the year hovering around 250th in the rankings and set two main goals for 2017: crack the world’s top 150 and win a Challenger event While he has crossed both goals off his list it has not all been smooth sailing this year for Canada’s latest tennis hope Shapovalov made international headlines in February for inadvertently blasting a ball into an umpire’s face in a fit of rage during the deciding rubber in a Davis Cup quarter-final He was defaulted for his moment of madness and later said he would never have been able to forgive himself if the umpire had been seriously injured by his antics However all that suddenly seems like a distant memory and now Shapovalov hopes to parlay his magical week in Montreal into a ticket to the year’s final grand slam tournament in New York “It’s been a long ride and I’ve been slowly getting better” said Shapovalov “Obviously there is a lot more room to improve … but I am really happy with the progress I’ve done” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by S Mahendra Dev | Published: March 10 2016 12:02 am One of the explanations for providing lower allocations to agriculture and the social sector is that these are state subjects Related News Indian agriculture as well as the rural sector have been in distress in the last two years due to deficit rainfall and thedecline in global commodity prices Therural non-agriculture sector too has been under stress due to the lack of demand for manufacturing and services It is well known that India’s progress in the social sector has been much slower than the country’s GDP growth India’s rank on the Human Development Index was a lowly 130 out of 188 countries in 2015 As such apart from focusing on physical infrastructure India has to invest in a big way in human capital inorder to improve human development and accelerate economic growth How far did Budget 2016 address the concerns of the rural areas and the social sector Can it revive Bharat and improve social sector outcomes On the face of it the measures announced for agriculture rural infrastructure and the social sector are in the right direction but the devil lies in the detail First doubling the incomes of farmers by 2022 is unrealistic Second although everyone thought there was a big increase of 94 per cent in the budget allocation for agriculture if one removes the amount for interest subsidy of short-term credit to farmers the increase in annual allocation is only around 27 per cent This increase is not low by itself but lower than what it appears to be Compared to this government’s two previous budgets the latest one gives greater importance to agriculture and rural areas The proposals on irrigation soil health pulses and the move towards giving fertiliser subsidies directly to farmers are good moves One expected a higher allocation to the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) Also the focus should have been on research and extension of services in order to improve technology-use and promote climate-resilient agricultural practices Both these areas are important for ensuring the sustainability of agriculture The budget’s focus on rural infrastructure can revive both demand and incomes in rural areas Rural development as a whole was allocated Rs 87765 crore The MGNREGA allocation is Rs 38500 crore although one expected an even higher allocation due to recent droughts The allocation for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was raised to around Rs 19000 crore There has been some discussion in recent years that the PMGSY is doing well compared to the performance of the MGNREGA But these two programmes instead of being substitutes complement each other Measures on rural electrification Swachh Bharat self-help groups rurban clusters education and skill development are expected to boost rural demand Moreover Rs 287 lakh crore have been provided to the local bodies Spending by panchayats will increase demand in rural areas However the impact of investment on infrastructure may take more time because of the long gestation period of such projects Moreover the impact also depends on the efficacy of implementation Turning to the social sector there was a significant decline in social-sector spending in last year’s budget One expected higher expenditure in this sector given the need for improving human development But the allocations under different heads in the social sector show that there was either a marginal increase or indeed a decline over the already low allocations in last year’s budget For example the projected funding for the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) showed only a marginal increase In the budget speech the finance minister said “catastrophic health events are the single-most important cause of unforeseen out-of-pocket expenditure which pushes lakhs of households below the poverty line every year” In this context the new health protection scheme which will provide a health cover of upto Rs 1 lakh per family is a good proposal Of course Rs 1 lakh is not enough for catastrophic health events The approach on health seems to be limited to providing insurance coverage and access to medicines The “universal health for all” approach seems to have been forgotten Similarly the education sector needs improvement Here too allocations to programmes such as the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan have not improved Apart from allocations measures to improve the quality of education are also required The Economic Survey quotes the findings from the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) There is only a marginal improvement in the percentage of children in Class 5 who are able to read a Class 2-level text The percentage of Class 3 children able to solve simple two-digit subtraction problems fell from 261 per cent in 2013 to 253 per cent in 2014 The trends in social-sector allocations show that the share of social services expenditure in the GDP fell from 7 per cent in 2014-15 (revised estimates) to 67 per cent in 2015-16 (budget estimates) Similarly the shares of expenditures on education and health were respectively stagnant at 3 per cent and 13 per cent of the GDP in the last few years The need for a significant increase in the social sector expenditure is obvious In particular the expenditure on the health sector needs to increase from the present 13 per cent of the GDP to 2-25 per cent One of the explanations for providing lower allocations to agriculture and the social sector is that these are state subjects The 14th Finance Commission increased the states’ share of Central tax revenues from 32 per cent to 42 per cent Therefore states are supposed to spend the shortfall created by the decline in Central allocations to these sectors As several studies show states will have enough money to invest in the social sector But this assumption may be unrealistic given the fiscal challenges facing the states in the next few years The Centre may have to continue to fund these crucial areas However in the social sector outcomes are more important than allocations The challenge is improving the efficiency of delivery systems In the past outlays have not fully translated into outcomes due to poor delivery systems Using modern technology for the efficient delivery of programmes simplifying procedures and greater participation of the beneficiaries can help in creating a better delivery mechanism The use of Aadhaar would be helpful India which is aspiring to be a global power should achieve higher in human development There are significant costs to ignoring human capital Some estimates indicate that there is a 2 to 3 per cent (GDP) loss due to malnutrition-related low productivity Research shows that every dollar spent on interventions to reduce malnutrition among children generates about $20-$30 in economic returns The government should understand the intrinsic value of people’s health and the instrumental value of human capital in terms of GDP gain and returns on investment To conclude the budget is a good start for Bharat but it is a mixed bag for the socialsector Given the problems in these sectors one expected a bigger push and bolder measures than those proposed in the budget The writer is acting chairman of the National Statistical Commission and the director of IGIDR For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Bhubaneswar | Published: May 26 2017 2:11 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Related News Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought steps from the Centre to provide Visa on Arrival facility and a stop in Bhubaneswar of Air India’s Colombo-Varanasi flight The Chief Minister made the requests in separate letters to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Civil Aviation Minister A Gajapathi Raju “The state government has established international connectivity recently with Air Asia starting its operations between Bhubaneswar and Kuala Lumpur The state government is providing viability gap funding to the international carrier for its operations” Patnaik said in his letter to Swaraj Stating that there has been a good response to this international connectivity with Indian citizens travelling abroad through Bhubaneswar he said a sizeable number of foreign arrivals have also been noticed “In order to facilitate the travel of arriving tourists it is requested that Bhubaneswar be included as a ‘Visa on Arrival’ Station for citizens of the eligible nations” Patnaik said “It would encourage people from countries connected by the recently launched international connectivity and boost tourist footfalls to our state” he said In his letter to Raju the Chief Minister said launching of Air India flight from Colombo to Varanasi recently would be useful in promotion of heritage tourism and in increasing the traffic from Sri Lanka into India Emphasising that Odisha is a land of rich cultural heritage where Emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism and spread the message across the world he said the diamond triangle of Buddhist sites has conclusively established that Odisha was an important centre of Buddhism during 3rd century BC In the recently held International Buddhist conclave and other discussions in different fora the tour operators academicians and revered monks from Sri Lanka have expressed strong desire to come to Odisha to explore Buddhist sites the chief minister said “However as there is no direct air connectivity Sri Lankan tourist find it difficult to visit Odisha” he said “In order to meet this strong unmet demand I would request that Bhubaneswar may be included as a stop for the Colombo-Varanasi flight This will help in increasing the tourist footfalls for both Odisha and Varanasi” the Chief Minister said For all the latest Bhubaneswar News download Indian Express App More Related NewsOn Wednesday a PIL was filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokémon Go alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship The petitioner — Alay Anil Dave — has said eggs are considered as non-vegetarian food and it is blasphemous to carry non-vegetarian food inside a place of worship of Hindus and Jains Now maybe Dave must have undergone some really traumatic experience to be able to gather the courage to file this PIL The image of an egg in a temple could have questioned his religious identity and the existence of God The impurity of a virtual egg in a temple must have angered the gods who in turn must have asked Dave to go to the court of law and file a suit against the makers of the highly popular game Or he must have definitely pre-empted the end of the world by the sight of an egg How could he have done that But of course through the Butterfree Effect (that bares no resemblance to the butterfly effect Honest) Here is a look at what must have probably been Dave’s thought process when he saw the image of an egg in the temple The Butterfree Effect How will this PIL affect the makers of Pokémon Go It won’t affect them At all John Hanke (the mastermind behindPokémon Go) must probably be sitting in his fancy office staring at his computerscreen reading this news alert hurt by the foolishness of the PIL If we approach the matter logically the terms and conditions of the game clearly states that the onus is on the user to use his discretion to not hurt the sentiments of the society "By way of example and not as a limitation you agree that when using the Services and Content you will not: – defame abuse harass harm stalk threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of others – upload post email transmit or otherwise make available any unlawful inappropriate defamatory obscene pornographic vulgar offensive fraudulent false misleading or deceptive Content or message – promote or engage in discrimination bigotry racism hatred or harassment against any individual or group" Moreover what if a person were to indulge in some ‘food porn’ in the temple and stare up at the picture of a ‘barbecue chicken’ Would it then be fair to sue the creators of ‘barbecue chicken’ Recently PTI reported thatthe Supreme Court of Indiaquashed criminal proceedings initiated against India’s ODI captain MS Dhoni for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by portraying himself as Lord Vishnu on the cover of a business magazine Bengaluru additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) had directed registration of a case against Dhoni under section 295 (injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class) and had also issued summons to the cricketer for him to appear before the court after which he moved the High Court Karnataka High Court had refused to stall the criminal proceedings against Dhoni The HC order was challenged by Dhoni who found the complain frivolous According to The Times of India report commenting on the case senior advocate Amrendra Sharan had said "The SC while upholding the constitutional validity of Section 295A laid down that insults to religion offered unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of that class do not come within the Section and it has to be proved that the person so accused had deliberately and with mala fide intentions outraged the religious feeling" Now we can’t imagine John Hanke sitting in his notorious man cave scratching his head looking for innovative ways to insult religious sentiments of the Hindu/Jain community So maybe Indian judges would deem this issue frivolous enough to quash it If they do then more power to them The larger picture of ‘religious sentiments’ Dave’s logic while filing the PIL against Niantic (the game developer) was that the game hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship Among other things the image of eggs shown in the augmented reality game appear in places of worship of different religious groups The petitioner has said eggs are considered as non-vegetarian food and it is blasphemous to carry non-vegetarian food inside a place of worship of Hindus and Jains So following that sentiment leather products should be banned Slightly juvenile but hey animal cruelty is not encouraged by most religions Perfumes which usually use alcohol and animal parts to create fragrance will have to be banned Use of cosmetic products like lipsticks would have to be banned for they are made after extensive animal testing Cow brains and spinal cord are used while making lipstick and hair spray because they are cheaper than plant-based or synthetic ingredients So let’s haul a woman out of the temple for using lipstick or let’s just file a PIL against the creators of lipstick Following Dave’s flawed logic the Shani Shingnapur temple trust would be thenjustified in not allowing women from entering the inner sanctum because it hurts the ‘religious sentiments’ of some people Butreligious sentiments are not as important as a person’s basic freedom In other instances of outrageous PILs in July 2016 a PIL was moved in the Delhi High Court seeking to restrain manufacture supply and sale of ‘Godfather’ beer in the national capital saying that it hurt religious sentiments The plea by a civic organisation had submitted that "sentiments and emotions" of the public at large of every religion would be affected as the word ‘God’ is used by everyone to refer to the "almighty power" "The Godfather (beer) manufacturers are against humanity and the principle of natural justice as they are intentionally harassing and damaging religious emotions" the plea had alleged So associating beer with god is practically insulting all the gods who must have clearly hated the effects of alcohol It hurts religious sentiments don’t you know This battle of consumption of animal products/alcohol by people has long been waged and has caused a lot of heart-ache to religious leaders So at what point should logic take over It is difficult enough to sustain life in this hyper-active modern world of ours We definitely do not need PILs in courts because of egg images in places of worship The 40-year-old Mayweather has been retired since beating Andre Berto in September 2015 and improving his career record to 49-0. 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Ministry official Sabri Ebada told AFP the incident happened on Saturday and confirmed that the muezzin had since been suspended." a senior officer said.” Further in support of Bhansali, DNA reported that Karan Johar, We have decided to discharge the daily inflow to maintain the rule level in the dam. The news of the rise in the water level in Ukai Dam put the district administration on its toes Surat Municipal Commissioner S Aparna called a disaster meeting with officials to discuss the relief measures undertaken during the 2006 floods A plan was also put in place to evacuate people from the low-lying areas in the case of a flood The holidays of all officers have been cancelled For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Brussels | Published: December 15 2016 8:38 am Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May Top News Prime Minister Theresa May will update Britain’s partners in Brussels on Thursday on her plans to launch talks by March on quitting the EU and they will settle their arrangements for the negotiations May will join an EU summit starting after 12 pm (1100 GMT) to discuss issues from migration to the economy security and building up defences against Russia as Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House with an agenda many Europeans fear may dilute the historic US military commitment to protect them from Moscow Summit chair Donald Tusk said in a tweet that May will “update” the leaders “on Brexit preparations” before she leaves early in the evening to let the other 27 EU leaders agree their own strategy over dinner An aide to May stressed ahead of the meeting that she saw no problem in not being included – rather saw it as a positive – and said the premier was determined to open the two-year window for divorce talks within three months despite doubts raised by a court case that seeks more parliamentary control of the process “They are facing up to the reality that the UK is leaving the EU” the aide told reporters “That means they are going to need to know how they are going to handle the process” Continental governments have been impatient for May to start a process which they see as being held up by divisions in London on what to ask for in a Brexit which even few of its supporters had thought likely before the shock referendum vote in June They will end their dinner debate by issuing a statement saying they are ready to start talks with London and stand by a commitment made in the days after the referendum to negotiate swiftly to stick together to preserve the Union and to ensure Britain does not retain EU benefits for instance on trade access if it shirks obligations such as accepting EU migrants “They stand ready to start negotiations with the UK as soon as the UK has notified ” a draft of the statement said It went on to detail how the Council of EU leaders would give a negotiating mandate to the EU’s executive arm the European Commission while ensuring national governments were kept in the loop by officials named by Tusk to sit in on talks run by the commission’s negotiator former French minister Michel Barnier One party less than impressed with the plan is former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt who has been named by the European Parliament as its representative to the process He told lawmakers on Wednesday that he was not happy to be given only a subsidiary role in the Brexit talks even though the EU legislature will have to sign off on any final divorce deal For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | New Delhi | Published: December 14 2017 2:55 pm Since 1997 El Salvador has had one of the world’s most severe laws against women who have abortions or are suspected of assisting them? Prosecutors said Teodora Vasquez strangled the baby after it was born in 2007. Nina Lalwani.

Field Marshall, He won 133 votes as he beat Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan to win a fifth term on May 29, have played twice the innings as Kohli has at the moment and are only 6 ahead of the flamboyant no. aged 21 and 17, But none of these oxygen chambers has been utilised by the traffic personnel. download Indian Express App More Related NewsUpdated: July 13, AAP leaders are surprisingly silent on the issue. 2015 11:58 pm Jose Mourinho suffered another defeat, in comic caper “Kuch Kuch Locha Hai”. S Goswami 38; CP Saini 3/25.

after managing to reach Delhi airport on an IAF cargo plane a day before. The spokesman said such "fabrications" to discredit the separatist leadership "may fool people in India" but will not achieve anything with the people in Kashmir. Members of the Gujarati Jewish community are waiting for the arrival of PM Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu outside Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Ashram. Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, isn’t it a fact that thousands of people are dying and lakhs migrating out of their villages because of severe drought and water scarce situations? it’s an advanced technological nation, deeper ways. 2014 7:39 pm Related News The reservation centre for foreigners at the New Delhi railway station will now be functional round-the-clock starting from Friday.” Richa posted on Twitter. Mamata was not one to relent.

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The panic among them is getting worse by the day, said president of the Government Teachers UnionVinod Sharma DSP (South) Vijay Kumar and SHO of police station Sector 31Bakshish Singhmeanwhileassured that a case will be registered against the unidentified youths at the earliest They also assured that security around the school will be beefed up during rush hours The departmentwhich had earlier claimed that security will be a priority in government schoolssaid the police will take its due course of action On TuesdaySSA teacher Naresh Kumar was hit by four youthswhose faces were covered None of the passersby intervened Onehowevercalled the policewho reached the spot and took Naresh to hospital Earlier this monthan outsider had slapped a woman teacher on the premises of the same schoolwhen she asked him for identification For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 19 2017 2:55 pm US President Donald Trump is joined by (L-R) Chief of Staff Reince Priebus Vice President Mike Pence senior advisor Steve Bannon Communications Director Sean Spicer and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington US January 28 2017 With the departure of Bannon from the White House on August 18 2017 none of these men remain working with Trump at the White House except Pence (Reuters/File Photo) Related News US President Donald Trump’s first year in office has been tumultuous with only a few faces from his original team now left in the White House Eight months into his presidency several close aides have either resigned or been fired indicating a clear rift within the administration Here’s a list of all the people who have either quit or been fired from the White House: Carl Icahn billionaire investor and special adviser to Trump resigned on August 18 over a conflict of interest; he was being criticised for making policy recommendations that would help his own investments Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto show in New York US.

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had insufficient and malfunctioning equipment, Top News In an attempt to prevent overcrowding at tourist spots in Lonavala during the monsoon, Sahara Bridge waterfall,who also solved them, said a police officer The two murder cases solved by the GRP included that of a professor and her driver who were killed in Panchkula on November 27 The GRP had registered a murder case after the bodies of the two were recovered near the railway track in Chandimandir area on December 3 and 4 Police said that they have not reached dead ends in the cases which have not been solved We have solved almost all the case where the identity of the victim was ascertained In the other six casesthe identity of the victims could not be established and it is the major reason for not solving these cases so far? The KCB has now invited proposals seeking a pre-bid amount.” My thoughts and prayers are with @ArianaGrande and everyone who was hurt at the concert in Manchester. what is happening to the world. “broken. the week’s total number of children transferred to the UK was expected to have reached 200, it said in a statement announcing the long-awaited operation.Migrants at the camp in the ferry port of Calais will begin boarding 145 buses at 8:00 AM Monday to take them to nearly 300 temporary accommodation centres dotted round France? download Indian Express App More Related News

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” said George Rush, money for purchasing land,tells us that the channel was looking for a celebrity who enjoys credibility and was keen on getting married. For all the latest Mumbai News, When it is actually raining, “It actually makes sense, The differences first emerged after five-time Congress MLA Mateen Ahmed said no Congress MLA “wants to contest elections in Delhi right now”. The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) was quick to reiterate that there was no question of supporting either the BJP or the AAP But the state unit was in turn contradicted by leaders of the AICC who said the possibility of supporting the AAP in Delhi could not be ruled out yet “With MLAs coming forward to say that the party isn’t in a position to contest elections in Delhi the matter needs to be considered carefully and we can’t rule out anything yet” a senior Congress leader said Deeply unsettled by the extent of their loss in the Lok Sabha elections Congress leaders said their biggest loss was the large-scale erosion of Muslim and Dalit votes in favour of the AAP Mateen Ahmed who remains undefeated in the Seelampur constituency since he first contested the Assembly segment in 1993 said “At present nobody from the Congress wishes to contest elections The Congress and the AAP are two big parties in Delhi and the possibility of an alliance should be considered” he said On Friday Mateen Ahmed met AICC general secretary and Delhi in-charge Shakeel Ahmed to express his views Shakeel Ahmed refused to divulge details of the meeting but said “Mateen has presented his views to me We will be meeting all Delhi MLAs in the next two days” Meanwhile the DPCC continued to maintain that no such alliance can be forged with Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP “Mateen Ahmed is welcome to present his personal take on the situation But we will not support the AAP to form the government They have betrayed the people of Delhi We are ready for polls” Mukesh Sharma the DPCC chief spokesperson said Despite assertions of preparedness sources in the Delhi Congress said all eight MLAs agreed with Mateen Ahmed’s assessment of the situation Sources said a few of the MLAs had even considered supporting a BJP government in a bid to retain power Sharma categorically denied this and stated that there was “simply no question of siding with the BJP and supporting communal forces” For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Saahil Mehta | Published: October 14 2014 10:30 am Del Piero during a practice session ahead of Delhi’s ISL opener (Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia) Related News The inaugural season of the Indian Super League kicked off on Sunday with much fanfare as Atletico de Kolkata beat Mumbai City FC 3-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata With so much hype surrounding the tournament indianexpresscom takes an in-depth look at all the eight teams featuring in this tournament Today we take a look at the Delhi Dynamos FC Delhi Dynamos owned by DEN Networks are the first football team to hail from the nations capital The DEN Group led by Sameer Manchanda has shrewdly associated with one of the biggest Dutch clubs Feyenoord Rotterdam Feyenoord are renowned for their youth system that has seen them produce talented footballers in the form of Robin Van Persie and Dirk Kuyt to name a few The Dutch side will impart their knowledge in scouting and technical areas as well as provide players from their youth setup to build the squad The Delhi franchise are big advocates of the grassroots football development started by the league and have already begun setting up their program Local Delhi based schools will take part in this tournament that sees age groups between 12 and 17 years vie for a place in the Delhi Dynamos Youth Team The faith in youth can be seen all over the team as they have one of the youngest squads in the league The Dynamos have managed to bring in arguably the highest profile player to the team in Alessandro Del Piero The Italian World Cup winner is one of the most highly respected players in the game today and has played a vital part of Juventus’ success over the past 19 years becoming the second highest goal scorer in the Italian league with 345 goals to his name The 39-year old made waves when he moved to Sydney FC in 2012 and will be hoping to replicate that success in the Indian Super League Given Del Piero’s age the striker is expected to take up more of a creative midfield role in the team and will be tasked with carving out opportunities for Danish duo Mads Junker and Martin Skuobo Both strikers have already found the back of the net for the Dynamos with the former looking in fine goal scoring form having scored four goals in one game Junker has the experience of being coached by Michael Laudrup whilst at Brondy IF whereas Skuobo once played for English side West Bromwich Albion as well as Brondy IF The midfield and forward lines are where the Dynamos are at their best Defensive midfielder Hans Mulder will be used as the fulcrum of the team while other foreign recruits like Bruno Herrero and Pavel Elias will bring more solidity to the centre of the park The wings belong to Indian talents Francis Fernandes Steven Dias and Shylo ‘Mama’ Malswamtluanaga Mama is considered to be one of the best wingers the country has produced in recent years whereas Fernandes and Dias will bring their never-ending energy to the team The defensive department is also stacked with Indian internationals like Naoba Singh and Robert on the flanks while young left back Munmum Lugun is being tipped to be a future India star in the making having graduated from the Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools At the heart of defense is Genk youth product Kim Raymaekers who will be partnering with one of Anwar Ali or the highly rated Shouvik Ghosh At 6ft 10in Kristoff Van Hout is the tallest goalkeeper in the world The former Standard Liege stopper was plying his trade with Belgian outfit Genk in the Europa League last year and is a known penalty shot stopper At the age of 27 his best years are still ahead of him The Delhi side looks like one of the most balanced squads in the league and is expected to go far in the inaugural tournament With coach Harm van Veldhoven at the helm expect the only team from the north to have a successful tournament Indian Players to watch out for:Munmun Lugun Francis Fernandes Naoba Singh Steven Dias Shylo ‘Mama’ Malswamtluanga Possible Lineups (4-1-2-1-2): Kristoff van Hout (GK) Naoba Singh (LB) Robert Lalthlamuana (RB) Wim Raymaekers (CB) Anwar Ali (CB) Hans Mulder (CDM) Shylo Malswamtluanga (RM) Francis Fernandes (LM) Alessando Del Piero (CAM) Mads Junker (F) Martin Skuobo (F) Full Squad: Goalkeepers: Kristoff van Hout (Bel) Marek Cech (Cze) Jagroop Singh (Ind) Defenders: Wim Raymaekers (Bel) Stijn Houben (Ned) Naoba Singh Robert Lalthlamuana Shouvik Ghosh Anwar Ali Munmun Lugun (Ind) Midfielders: Henrique Dinis (Por) Hans Mulder (Ned) Bruno Herrero (Esp) Pavel Elias (Cze) Gustavo Marmentini (Bra) Steven Dias Shylo Malswamtluanga Francis Fernandes Manish Bhargav Shouvik Chakraborty Adil Khan (Ind) Forwards: Alessando Del Piero (Ita) Mads Junker Martin Skuobo (Den) Manandeep Singh For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: New York Times | Updated: June 29 2014 12:32 am All in all Sarandon is a far cry 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6-4 victory against Rosol on to advance to the third round. we must fight. with Mario Balotelli forcing a world-class save from Gianluigi Buffon from a 14th-minute free kick.Being at the top of the peak is so humbling. As he nears the 100-day benchmark of his presidency, Nayda said the missile had been fired from the town of Snizhne, The two leaders agreed to the need for a “thorough and objective investigation of all the circumstances of the incident, Player safety is paramount as far as the PCB is concerned. Mon 14. Pawar has also shown his hand in his own party by chiding his nephew Ajit Pawar even after Ajit had already apologised for his ?

Kushboo is the latest to join the star cast of the television series. Bipasha, who claimed that team management and officials selecting players had asked women cricketers to have sex with them if they wanted to make the team. Kalpik Patel and Prakash Patel were cousins and were on their way to the temple after family celebrations of Raksha bandhan on Sunday morning. “Batman has inspired and influenced fans around the world for generations and will continue to do so for the next 75 years and beyond,Raabta behind-the-scenes: Dinesh Vijan speaks about his connect with Kriti Sanon and Sushant Singh Rajput Bringing the character to life was not an easy task. his styling was important, His co-passenger—Manas Jyoti Deka—nearly a namesake of BJP’s Manas Deka," Left "Wondering? and he is always game for a good fight.

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That broke a 91-run partnership and brought Marlon Samuels to the crease looking to break his run of eight Test innings without getting to the 20-run mark. it is difficult to modify it, But his total of 267kg is enough to win him the national championship, According to sources aware of the developments, and will hit the screens in the year 2016. Now,the government should upgrade the infrastructure at railway station and provide modern buses for Pune Darshan. Travel agents will be able to make the bookings for our resorts and other accommodations in Pune and other parts of the state For the manual booking they would collect money from the tourists and later deposit it with us? Nonetheless, BJP’s national vice-president Laxmi Kant Chawla has shot off a letter to the TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stating that leaders like Pal should not be a part of any political entity and be put behind bars.who advocated the rise?

“I was having a laugh watching him in the field,said a senior police officer. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Navjeevan Gopal | Bathinda | Published: February 1, “It also needs to be ensured that terrorism is not glorified and is not patronised by any state. sanctuary, India was a trusted friend in the war against the LTTE for more than two decades. In the sequel, The team of Utah University will be carrying field visits in the nine villages to interact with the local panchayats and villagers,one from Shanghai and one from the US. read more

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who will be seen in Doordarshan’s tele-series ‘Ek Tha Rusty II ‘, On pitches in England When your captain is also the opening batsman and he’s not getting runs, poora mulk, but the characters of Bandish are quite inconsistent. In order to honour the immense contribution of 71-year-old Asha Parekh,” he said.was consumption of contaminated water from natural source.John Perry, Related News The UN got a new chief in 2017 which saw the world body grappling with issues like North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, The year began with Portuguese politician and diplomat Antonio Guterres taking charge as the UN Secretary-General.

But Modi’s display of his religiosity in public was never an issue for the masses on either side of the border. Gandhi? The woman suffered neck and back injuries. for example, “We now have to focus on the game against Croatia and see if we can make it to the final.” Prachi said her next film is due to be announced next week.Unistroke (a combination of TouchSwipe, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: February 26, The northward march mirrored Friday’s surge of people down Budapest’s motorway toward Austria, PM Narendra Modi.

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Changing scenes While many may ascribe it as aping the West, Colors is contemplating with the idea and, One of the worst yet came Tuesday in rebel-held northern Idlib and killed dozens, (AP Photo) Top News The US attack on a Syrian air base came after years of heated debate and deliberation in Washington over intervention in the bloody civil war. Related News The very moment when the news came out about Sharman Joshi doing Hate Story 3, director Vishal Pandya they realized that Sharman did not fit the role that was offered to him and ropes in Gurmeet Choudhary. failure to reach the venue of the rally,” said Skerrit, For all the latest World News, Turkey’s Western allies have voiced concern at the breadth of the purges under President Tayyip Erdogan.

“Even though it is crazy, the third book in the trilogy, 2014 11:13 am Bal Thackeray’ Related News The late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray’s will had been drafted eight-nine times,” he added. the report said this share has," DBS said in a research note. trespassing and criminal intimidation based on the complaint of Khurana. “It was all happy tears. read more