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gave an intense battle to the other. too,” Swamy said.“We would have never known what electricity is had there been no solar panels” said Raju Bhalerao a slum resident and a male caretaker working with the Regional Mental Hospital in Yerwada While the entire settlement has been encroached on the irrigation land lying between the Ammunition Factory Khadki and the railway there are more than 600 dwellers living as 50 families here Incidentally a small number of these destitutes have electricity after they made mutual contributions in procuring a generator A majority of them switched to solar panels only last year Bhalerao disagreed with the central government’s contention that several cities including Pune were becoming defecation-free He criticised the lax attitude of local political representatives in doing anything to help improve their standards of living “Where is toilet-free living in Pune There are several like me who still are forced to answer nature’s call by the railway tracks” he grumbled A father of eight fetching water is the biggest challenge for B Bhosale “We risk our lives daily as we have to cross the rails to fetch water for drinking and all other purposes” said Bhosale who earns a living by selling lemons at Market Yard For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Published: September 11 2017 3:06 pm England are yet to announce their final squad for the Ashes (Source: AP) Top News England captain Joe Root has backed his side to achieve “something special” at this year’s Ashes in Australia after they registered a second consecutive test series win at home with a three-day victory over West Indies A nine-wicket win in the third and final test against West Indies sealed England’s 2-1 victory under Root’s leadership following a 3-1 triumph over South Africa “I’m happy with the way the whole group is shaping up Guys have stepped up and taken their games forward” Root told the British media “There’s plenty of challenges ahead but with those is a great opportunity We shouldn’t be afraid of going over there and if we perform at our best doing something really special” Root was particularly impressed by the team’s ability to dig deep following two second-test defeats during both South Africa and West Indies series “There were two difficult weeks but what is most pleasing is the resilience and character to come back from both of those with two extra strong performances” While England are yet to announce the final squad for their Ashes defence starting November 23 in Brisbane coach Trevor Bayliss indicated they were unlikely to gamble on new faces “We are not 100 percent (sure) on who we want” Australian Bayliss said “But I am sure when we sit down in a week or two to discuss that squad from a batting point of view… batters that have played for us in the last 12-18 months “We are going there to win We are not going to make up the numbers” England will next meet West Indies in a Twenty20 and five one-day internationals starting on Saturday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Jagdeep Singh Deep | Mohali | Updated: September 5 2017 5:45 am Preparation in full swing for Punjab Government Mega Job Fest at sports stadium in sector 78 in Sohana village of SAS Nagar (Express photo by Jasbir Malhi) Top News Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will distribute appointment letters to around 50000 applicants on Tuesday During the mega job fairs organised under the Ghar Ghar Naukri programme last month more than 800 companies had selected the candidates after conducting the interviews Officials said they would distribute the appointment letters to around 50000 applicants on Tuesday Punjab Technical Education Minister Charanjeet Singh Channi told Chandigarh Newsline that the state government held 21 job fairs for 13 days last month and around 4 lakh people applied for various jobs on a special website launched for the Ghar Ghar Naukri programme “Out of 4 lakh applicants around 310 lakh got selected for various jobs The selected candidates were segregated in four categories according to their educational qualifications Those who got selected include 157 lakh graduate candidates who have done their degrees in different technical courses; 62229 diploma holders in different subjects; 54417 candidates have done postgraduation in different subjects and 38221 applicants have completed their degrees from various Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs)” he said Channi further said the selected candidates were offered annual packages between Rs 12 lakh and Rs 21 lakh by the companies In the first phase we have planned to distribute appointment letters to 50000 applicants and the others will get their letters through different channels including post “As many as 832 companies took part in our job fairs and selected the candidates The signing authorities of many companies are not present in the state The signing authorities will sign the appointment letters and then they will be sent to the selected candidates” Channi said He further said the job fairs were held on the campuses of six private universities including Chandigarh University Lovely Professional University and Rayat and Bhra University Asked about the major companies which participated in the job fairs Channi said apart from the small companies biggies like Maruti Reliance and Videocon took part For all the latest Cities News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by C Raja Mohan | Published: November 2 2013 12:26 am Related News Wringing hands and avoiding difficult decisions has come naturally to the UPA government In the face of a manufactured political crisis in Tamil Nadu over Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Summit later this monthDelhi has reacted in a predictable manner Wringing hands and avoiding difficult decisions has come naturally to the UPA government But where do the BJP and its prime ministerial candidateNarendra Modi stand on the question of the PM traveling to Lanka Whether it was in the negotiations on the nuclear issue with the United States or ratifying the agreements on water sharing and land boundary with Bangladeshthe Manmohan Singh government has opted for the path of least resistance The UPA government has preferred to appease opponents within the government and outside by yielding ground instead of standing firm and defending the national stakes involved in all these issues Is the BJP any different The party has not distinguished over the last decade on the question of defending the nations foreign policy interests Political opportunism drove the BJP to oppose the historic civil nuclear initiative although it laid the foundations for such an agreement with the United States when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister In the case of the land boundary agreement with Bangladeshthe BJP has again been reluctant to support the government despite the strategic importance of resolving the post-Partition boundary issues with Dhaka Its national leadership has bowed to the sentiments of its regional party units rather than defend Indias collective interests On the PMs visit to Colomboit might make tactical sense for the BJP to keep quiet or fudge the issue After allthe BJP will certainly need the support of some Tamil parties to form the next coalition government in Delhi Narendra Modi has often declared that he will put India First on all matters of policy Is he willing to demonstrate that commitment on the Lanka question The Prime Ministers absence at the Commonwealth Summit or sending some one else in his placewill undermine Indias position in Sri Lanka rather than improve its leverage on promoting Tamil minority rights there with Colombo The right thing for the PM is to travel to Colomboengage the Sri Lankan Tamil leaders and publicly reaffirm Indias commitment to minority rights But can the BJP and Narendra Modi stand up for Indias interests Or will theylike the Congressprivilege the local over the national The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhi and a contributing editor for The Indian Express For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PRAGYA PASRICHA | Chandigarh | Updated: July 9 2017 7:45 am Nek Chand’s art work at Gobind Thukral’s house in MDC Sector 4 Panchkula Hardik Abrol Top News STANDING tall and stately a chowkidaar guards J J House in Sector 4 MDC He is a mosaic man like many other sculptures created by Nek Chand And he is the pride of Gobind Thukral’s home The journalist received it as a gift from the Rock Garden creator more than 25 years ago Thukral first met Nek Chand as part of his job and after only a few interactions the two became friends “It was a bond of affection for Nek Chand was an extremely friendly and generous person with a simple heart for whom his work and art was everything Everyone who met him established a friendship that lasted forever He would often come to visit me in my office and carry something special and thoughtful with him every time” recalled Thukral He then showed the rest of his Nek Chand collection: a bird a small boy and hand-made bead necklaces bracelets and earrings In his typical style Nek Chand had made the sculptures with broken tiles and cement While the chowkidaar stands as the guard of the house the other two sculptures adorn the garden inside the house “After so many years whoever visits our home appreciates these unique gifts Many of our relatives have taken some of the beautiful and delicate clay bead necklaces with them taking his work to different cities” said the lady of the house adding that these mementos are very precious and kept with utmost care “These artistic gifts always remind us of our dear friend and helpful guide Every time we met Nek Chand be it at home party or a public gathering we had something new to learn from him as he had so many facets He was a charming man who used to make friends with people easily and loved to be around them” said Thukral For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 18 2017 3:22 am The total length of the pipeline is 44 km while the project cost is Rs 430 crore (Representational Image) Top News The Union environment ministry has given its nod to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for replacing the old water pipelines to improve water supply to the slums in Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) areas near Mazgaon As per the civic body’s proposal submitted before the expert appraisal committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) the project is aimed at improving and enhancing the existing drinking water supply to the slums in MbPT areas covering New Tank Bunder Road Coal Bunder Lakri Bunder of Darukhana and Mazgaon It will be implemented by replacing existing old rusted pipelines by laying new water lines on the existing roads it said The total length of the pipeline is 44 km while the project cost is Rs 430 crore “Since the proposal is in public interest at large and is only a replacement of existing system as the pipelines are proposed to be laid along the existing roads the project is permissible as per Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification 2011” the expert panel noted Officials from the Hydraulic Engineer department said the new pipelines would benefit approximately 15000 slum dwellers in the area “The proposal has been pending since 2013 and has received the approval about ten days ago But we are yet to receive a formal approval letter from the MoEF to start the work After receiving the letter we will start the tendering process to finalise the contractor” said an official The official further said it will take around six to eight months to complete the work after the appointment of the contractor For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: December 20 2016 6:19 pm Bigg Boss 10: Priyanka Jagga gets into a fight with the contestants during the luxury budget task Related News After making some eye-opening revelations and creating differences among the contestants on Monday’s episode Bigg Boss tries to now give them some memories to cherish when they walk out of the house at the end of the season In this week’s Luxury Budget task the Bigg Boss 10 house has been turned into a college campus The contestants are to play girlfriend and boyfriend and will have to exchange love letters hiding from the eyes of their wardens Priyanka Jagga and Swami Om Despite the task being all about love and memories the house will once again be transformed into a battleground Love is in the air Watch the highlights of Pyaar Wala Task from tonight’s episode in this #BB10 #video http://s.tco/NZED5Ql7dI — Bigg Boss (@BiggBoss) December 20 2016 During the task Swami Om touches a new low as he gets into the role of a strict aggressive and authoritative warden As he finds Rohan and Lopamudra hiding letters in the washroom he tries to break open the door with force Swami’s act reaches a point where the washroom door breaks and Bigg Boss has to interfere to stop Swami Om from destroying it further Now Bigg Boss might have realised what mistake they have committed by providing two weeks of immunity to Swami Om and that too at the cost of show’s prize money More from the world of Entertainment: Irked by the immature behaviour of the contestants Bigg Boss reprimands them and asks them to get their act together and perform the task with discipline But the two words — discipline and fun — went missing from the dictionary of Bigg Boss housemates a long time back Priyanka Jagga follows Swami Om’s footsteps and gets into a destructive mode She even makes personal comments on Mona and Manu’s relationship that triggers a major fight between them Since Manu can’t enter the kitchen because of the task he asks Priyanka to get him some food After she refuses to help Manu he comments “Finally you showed your class” Priyanka fights with Mona and starts commenting on her character She says “I have seen your unseen footage and outside this house no one will keep you (she was referring to her fiancee Vikrant) You will have to live with your mother only” When Priyanka and Swami Om’s behaviour becomes intolerant and obnoxious Bigg Boss discontinues the task in order to bring back some sanity and peace inside the house For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Alok Singh | New Delhi | Published: August 25 2017 5:51 am As a pilot project PFDs were set up in 30 of the 180 police stations across Delhi in August last year However till now they were manned only by men in uniform Top News IN A bid to change the perception of police among the residents of the city and to paint their image as “people-friendly” Delhi Police has decided to deploy personnel in plain clothes at Public Facilitation Desks (PFDs) across every police station in the city The order — to deploy an officer who will not be in his or her uniform and stationed just to look into grievances and update complainants about their pending cases — was issued on August 7 police sources told The Indian Express As a pilot project PFDs were set up in 30 of the 180 police stations across Delhi in August last year However till now they were manned only by men in uniform After getting feedback from those manning the PFDs till now Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik decided to deploy personnel in civil clothes at the PFDs It was also decided that PFDs should be set up in every police station sources said As per the recent order sources said the officers who will be manning the PFDs will be selected after a thorough interview with a DCP-rank officer designated by the commissioner of police Special training and orientation will be imparted to the selected officers who should be well-versed with the various aspects of how a police station functions sources said A senior police officer said the decision to deploy officers not in uniform was taken because “uniforms are a projection of the force” “It (uniform) also shows your superiority But it is not required every time as it has been found that people in distress feel more comfortable while talking to officers who are not in uniform” he said The personnel posted at the PFDs will have to perform a lot of work — from attending court hearings to registering FIRs the officer added The officer deployed will also have to submit a fortnightly report regarding the work done by him For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsVOTER FRAUD IS A FELONY! with a picture of a gavel banging down The adswhich certainly seemed less than encouragingwere paid for by a foundation led by a big Republican donor from Wisconsin Now theyre 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Neha Joshi,She said she did not know anything about the cartridges.the lone sitting woman MLA of Indian National Lok Dal from Narnaud, 17 that Boko Haram had agreed to an immediate cease-fire.
announcing that he will run for re-election in February. download Indian Express App More Related News the project attempts to enhance schoolchildren’s night studies, former England goalkeeper David James took a note of the Manipuri’s performance. The draw of lots, Fernandes, popular for her pork roast and milk-cream sweets,74 crore.Badrinath Ki Dulhania has been doing as steady business on weekdays Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted ”#BadrinathKiDulhania [Week 2] Fri 421 cr Sat 590 cr Sun 745 cr Mon 272 cr Tue 245 cr Wed 230 cr Thu 205 cr Total: 10074 cr”Badrinath Ki Dulhania Badrinath Ki Dulhania has also recorded the highest second week collection of 2017 leaving behind films like Raees Kaabil and Jolly LLB 2 The film is estimated to be made on a budget of Rs 45-50 crore This includes Rs 30 crore as its cost of production and Rs 10-15 crore for promotions and advertisements “The film has been promoted in an amazing way So if we look at the landing cost one-fourth of it would have been recovered by selling satellite rights for Rs 10-15 crore plus the money they would have recovered by selling music rights rest would be recovered by the business they will do at the box office” film distributor Akshaye Rathi earlier told indianexpresscom Made under Dharma Productions Badrinath Ki Dulhania is a spin-off of 2014 film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania This is the third time that Alia and Varun are working together in a film after Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Student of the Year The film was released on 2700 screens #BadrinathKiDulhania [Week 2] Fri 421 cr Sat 590 cr Sun 745 cr Mon 272 cr Tue 245 cr Wed 230 cr Thu 205 cr Total: 10074 cr — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 24 2017 //platformtwittercom/widgetsjs Also Read:Deepika Padukone: I haven’t signed any Hollywood project See Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s day-wise box office collections: Day 1-Rs 1225 cr Day 2-Rs 1475 cr Day 3-Rs 1605 cr Day 4-Rs 1208 cr Day 5-Rs 752 cr Day 6-Rs 595 cr Day 7-Rs 506 cr Day 8-RS 421 cr Day 9-Rs 590 cr Day 10-Rs 745 cr Day 11-Rs 272 cr Day 12- Rs 245 cr Day 13- Rs 230 cr Day 14: Rs 205 cr Meanwhile new releases haven’t been able to perform well at the box office Aagaya Hero starring Govinda Beauty And The Beast (English) Trapped Machine and Desi Black Picture have collected Rs 075 cr Rs 667 cr Rs 144 cr Rs 175 cr and 0002 crore respectively according to Bollywood Hungama Badrinath Ki Dulhania will have to share screen and audience with new release this Friday ( March 14) with Phillauri starring Anushka Sharma For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsPublished: September 10 2014 12:25 am Related News This refers to the editorial ‘Do the right thing’ (IE September 9) CBI director Ranjit Sinha is alleged to have met the accused in the 2G case and other high-profile corruption cases being investigated by the agency This is unbecoming of the head of the country’s premier investigating agency and raises questions about its credibility and integrity Not only has the Supreme Court taken the allegations seriously it has also said that if they are proved to be true it would quash all the decisions taken by the CBI director during the pendency of the relevant cases Sinha should step down till he is cleared by the apex court — MC Joshi Lucknow CBI chief Ranjit Sinha’s response to reports of him meeting influential people accused in high-profile cases was not correct (‘Will keep door open let’s see what govt can do: CBI chief’ IE September 5) Is he not challenging the government He should have ensured that he was beyond any suspicion And now his defence does not sound credible One wonders how the new dispensation will view his indiscretions which are too serious and too numerous to ignore — Yash P Verma Pune Stormy weather The floods in Jammu and Kashmir have not only extracted a heavy toll in terms of life and property but also cut communication lines which has further hampered rescue work (‘J&K phone shutdown magnifies flood damage’ IE September 9) These floods so soon after the Uttarakhand deluge demonstrate that no lessons were learnt from that disaster Something is seriously wrong with our weather-monitoring systems Perhaps our monitoring technology which would warn of such disasters beforehand has not been upgraded The Meteorological Department must reveal whether it is using the latest hydrometeorological model which would forecast the time of occurrence distribution and severity of approaching weather events Both the electronic and print media must also work towards more detailed weather reporting — BN Anand Mohali Trial and error The Supreme Court order that undertrials who have been held for more than half their maximum prospective jail terms be released could be a major judicial reform (‘SC: Release undertrials who have served half their jail terms’ IE September 5) The government and the judiciary must answer the question whether arrests are the only way to bring people to justice A personal bond by an undertrial would be valid in most cases When we see politicians charged with graft roaming free it does make us wonder if there are two kinds of justice one for the powerful and the other for the rest There is a pressing need for criminal cases to be decided on speedily — C Koshy John Pune For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Editorial | Published: August 10 2016 12:02 am Top News Emperor Akihito the ceremonial head of state in Japan wants to retire At 82 and after a series of ailments — he has had heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer — he has publicly stated that he is no longer able to perform his duties In 2015 during an event to commemorate the end of the Second World War Akihito began reading a statement when he was supposed to observe a moment of silence Over the last few years he has cited many such instances to make a case for abdication A recent survey showed that over 90 per cent of Japanese people supported their emperor’s wish for a dignified exit As things stand now though Akihito cannot explicitly abdicate the throne and such a move would involve a change in the country’s constitution Historically the monarchy has played an integral role in Japan’s national imagination The Second World War was fought in the emperor’s name and he was imbued with divinity It was only after Japan’s defeat that the monarchy transitioned to a constitutional rather than divine role Given the state of other hereditary rulers around the world Akihito presents an interesting contrast Queen Elizabeth II the longest reigning monarch of Britain shows no sign of slowing down at 90 Her son Charles no spring chicken himself has been waiting in the wings for decades The wave of nationalism in the wake of Brexit will likely increase the royals’ popularity In Thailand there are heavy curbs on free speech when it comes to the king — any perceived insult against the royal family can land you in jail In many cases the vagaries and deficiencies of political democracy have strengthened dictatorial tendencies in hereditary rulers In neighbouring Nepal it took a considerable amount of time and widespread protests against King Gyanendra to bring back democracy Emperor Akihito is reportedly a man who takes his constitutional role seriously He is looking for a dignified end to his career and the chance to groom a successor before age and infirmity rob him of the chance The law of the land should allow him that courtesy For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: April 5 2017 8:35 pm Himesh Reshammiya said that the appreciation he received after the release of ‘Every night and day’ is all because of Iulia Vantur Related News Singer-composer-actor Himesh Reshammiya who teamed up with Iulia Vantur for his latest album Aap Se Mausiiquii says she has a Bollywood mainstream voice “When I first heard her voice it was like Bollywood mainstream voice Initially I didn’t know whether she could sing in Hindi but when I sent her the song she completed the dubbing in one hour” Himesh said on Tuesday at the on location shoot of “Every night and day” a song from the album “Usually best singers take four to five hours for it She has sung the song without auto tuning She has an angelic voice and I would like to collaborate with her in new songs as well” he added Praising her further Himesh said: “The appreciation that we received after the release of the audio of ‘Every night and day’ is all because of Iulia Vantur According to me as a composer of this song she made this song sound very fresh We are shooting our sixth video of my album and we will release this song at the end of this month” Also read |Iulia Vantur was the brain behind Salman Khan’s Teri Meri from Bodyguard: Himesh Reshammiya Talking about musical collaborations with superstar Salman Khan in his upcoming movies he said: “Salman understands music He is a big star and my mentor in this field I don’t question him at all We make our bank of tunes and if Salman bhai feels that a particular tune will be best for his film then he is the one who decides it “Right now we have created some amazing compositions and now it is in Salman’s hand when to utilise those tunes” Himesh also confirmed that after the completion of his reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs he will start working on his next film Exposed 2 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News Our effort is to do it as quickly as? police said.
My first movie did not work, However, download Indian Express App More Related News “I told him straightaway, Speaking to US broadcaster CBS News, People also showered flower petals on her.they cannot make it mandatory for fresh advocates to clear the exam and then practice. In Sultanpur Majra,” Ritu recalls singing.