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have for years attacked energy and infrastructure projects, Liverpool are fifth in the table with 30 points after eight wins, ???#kyakoolhainhum3 @TusshKapoor @balajimotionpic — Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) December 26 2015 Tusshar Kapoor who has two back-to-back releases — “Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3” and “Mastizaade” which are both sex comedies — also tweeted: “Happy Sunday people two upcoming sex com films of mine both rocking in their own style give them as much love this genre is long awaited” Happy Sunday people 2 upcoming sex com films of mine both rocking in their own style give them as much love this genre is long awaited — Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) December 27 2015 Produced by Ekta Kapoor “Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3” is directed by Umesh Ghadge and will release on January 22 next year For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: May 8 2016 10:53 am Aditi Rao Hydari says she is proud to be associated with the company that supports women to achieve success Related News Actress and the face of beauty direct seller brand Avon Aditi Rao Hydari says she is proud to be associated with the company that supports women to achieve success “I am proud to be associated with a company that supports so many women in their efforts to achieve success and financial independence helps them in building their self-confidence and empowers them to make a mark” Aditi said in a statement The beauty brand hosted its annual Stars Convention to thank and recognise their 500 top performing beauty and fashion advisors from all across India She presented the honours to the top Avon beauty advisors of the country and inspired them to celebrate who they are their innate values and their unique potential Avon Stars Convention 2016 was an occasion of triumph and joy; embellished with loads of glamour and entertainment “This celebration is about highlighting the stars of Avon who are inspiring the future generations of women leaders and entrepreneurs It’s a proud moment” Rahul Shanker managing director Avon India said Entertainment Videos by Indian Express For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Neha Nigam | Published: March 23 2017 11:28 pm Kumkum Bhagya 23th March 2017 full episode written update: Pragya tells Abhi about her plan Top News The Kumkum Bhagya episode starts with Nikhil coming inside Mehra house Mitali takes Janki to the lawn area Nikhil thinks that now all the hurdles are removed he can easily go to Purab’s room Dadi tells Dassi that Pragya has fooled Abhi and pretend to be intoxicated Abhi comes and says that he knows that Pragya was acting Dadi laughs at him she asks him to have food There Nikhil comes to Purab’s room to kill him and takes out a knife from the dhol stick Purab is sleeping Nikhil asks him to leave this world forever so that he can live peacefully He says that Purab is meant to be killed by him that is why God gave him the opportunity He thinks that now nobody will be able to save him Purab interference has made Nikhil’s life miserable Now he will never be able to interfere and help Pragya Purab opens his eyes and holds the knife They fight and Purab falls down Nikhil starts attacking him with a knife Purab asks Nikhil why he wants to kill him Purab says that everyone will come and save him Nikhil thinks that Purab is bluffing Pragya had set up the camera in Purab’s room and now everyone can see the footage in the lawn area Everyone sees Purab attacked by a man Nikhil hits Purab with a vase and picks his knife Purab threatens Nikhil that he will be caught soon as his family members are coming inside Abhi sees the live telecast and runs inside the house Aalia looks at Tanu she is sure that Tanu again planned to kill Purab Tanu is scared she thinks that if Nikhil will be caught then she will be in a big trouble Nikhil tries to run away but he meets Abhi near the staircase He tries to stab Abhi but Abhi pushes him Raj and Robin catch him Tanu sees it she is very scared now Pragya tells Abhi about her plan She says that they got to know about the killer so they shifted Purab and then Purab gained consciousness Later they both plan to catch the killer as he was also responsible for Purab’s accident Abhi is shocked to know that He says he will not leave this man He starts interrogating Nikhil whose face is fully covered by Holi colours Abhi asks who is he and why he wanted to kill Purab Tanu thinks Abhi will make him speak the truth and plans to escape before he opens his mouth She then sees Aaliya and thinks if she came to know that he is Nikhil Abhi repeatedly asks Nikhil who is he He starts beating him but Nikhil thinks that it is better to get hit But if he opens his mouth then they may identify him Pragya stops Abhi and says if anything happens to him then we will never know who is trying to kill Purab Abhi asks Tanu to bring water bucket and soap Tanu gets worried Abhi says that this man must be Purab’s enemy so he is repeatedly trying to kill Purab If his face gets clear then Purab can identify him and also they will be able to send the picture to the police For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Published: April 3 2017 3:35 pm Indian Idol 9 winner LV Revanth said his biggest task at the moment is learning Hindi Top News Baahubali singer and a fan favourite LV Revanth was praised for his work week after week in Indian Idol 9 but the singer himself was wary and worried Despite singing over 200 songs in his career Revanth was low on confidence as he wasn’t fluent in Hindi Revanth was always deemed as one of the strongest performers on the singing reality show and hence his win didn’t come as a surprise for the viewers but for the artiste himself it will take some time before it sinks in Talking to indianexpresscom a few hours after his win an overwhelmed Revanth shared his journey on the show his Bollywood aspirations and the biggest task at hand — learning Hindi “I was a little confident about winning but honestly I used to feel very bad at times because I didn’t know the language I wanted to express myself and talk but I couldn’t Indian Idol 9 was a dream So I used to be unhappy that I couldn’t express myself on such a big platform because of the language barrier Learning Hindi is my utmost priority now I am staying in Mumbai now and will make sure I get a grip on the language” Revanth said as he talks about his three-month sojourn on one of the most popular reality shows Also read |Indian Idol 9 winner LV Revanth wins Rs 25 lakh a car a Bollywood career: ‘My life has just begun’ A known playback singer in Telugu and Kannada films Revanth has sung about 200 songs in both the languages North India is a new territory for him and while he was nervous about how he would be received here due to his limitation in Hindi he was pleasantly surprised that people loved his voice “Here only talent matters not where someone comes from It’s because of the talent that I am here as Indian Idol winner I have realised that North India likes me the people here like my voice I have got a tremendous response here So that makes me very happy I am grateful to the audience for voting for me in large numbers” he said adding Mumbai is going to be his abode from now The singer has been living in the city from past five months and now that he has fulfilled his dream of winning Indian Idol there’s only one thing on his mind — Bollywood “I want to make my mark in Bollywood That’s my priority now In fact my innings in Hindi music has already begun as I have sung the title track for Sony’s upcoming reality show Sabse Bada Kalakar So meri Bollywood mei shuruat hogayi hai I am very excited” And like any other new artist he has his wish list of people who he wants to collaborate with ready “I like Pritam sir and I also want to work with AR Rahman If given a chance I would love to sing for Akshay Kumar sir I really like him” Check out some pictures of LV Revanth’s winning moment on indian Idol 9 Revanth defeated Khuda Baksh and PVNS Rohit in the finale to bag the trophy which he received from India’s cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar He also took home a prize money of Rs 25 lakh Mahindra KUV100 and also a contract with Sony Music For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Suhas Palshikar | Published: November 22 2013 3:42 am Related News Will Modi effect a fundamental shift in democratic politics As the battle for the next parliament becomes more and more intensespeculation about what shape Narendra Modis leadership will take and what effect it will have on Indias democratic politics appears to be taking centre stage Yet we seem to have less and less patience to examine what effect the Modi phenomenon will have on the middle ground of our politics Modi himself has been sending out varied and complicated signals on this His penchant for aggressively uncharitable criticism of opponents seems to reinforce the image of an uncompromising fighter This may endear him to his followersbut others may be worried: such an image leaves little room for self-correction Modis rather unconvincing flirtation with the Muslim constituency and his sudden popularity among some Muslim clerics border on cynicism rather than a change of heart This then produces the impression that his brand of majoritarian nationalism might prove to be a burden for Indias democracy In contrastthere is the hope that Indias democratic resilience will take care of Modis excesses After allthe BJP was tamed by the compulsions of electoral politics (and coalition strategy) in the mid-1990s So it is quite probable that even if the BJP manages to come back to power via the coalition routeeither Modi will not become the leader of the new dispensation or if he doeshe will be shackled by the compulsions of realpolitik Does that mean that the danger will be averted To answer this questionwe need to define what danger we are talking about Are we worried only or mainly about the person called Modi Or are we talking about the sensibilities that Modi represents It is the latter that should concern us Modi may try to become an Atal Bihari Vajpayee He may not actually attain power at Delhibut what we are witnessing currently is nothing but an extension of a larger project that was inaugurated in the late-1980s That project is about shifting or redefining the middle ground of Indias democratic politics If that happens thenModi or no Modia fundamental shift might be accomplished The Ram Janmabhoomi agitation may have petered outbut it certainly unleashed political sensibilities that were new to the then prevailing middle ground Reimagining the idea of nationhoodpositing a majoritarian political community as the basis of democracy and privileging religio-cultural assertion as democratic expression characterised the new middle ground Truethe BJP had to rein in the VHP and the Bajrang Dal; it had to put the temple building agenda on the backburner (along with the Uniform Civil Code and the abrogation of Article 370); LK Advani could not become the prime minister But there is no denying the fact that the vocabulary of politics changed Lalu Prasad and Mulayam Singh Yadav have been dexterous in articulating the message that they are the good Hindus NowNitish Kumar has announced his intention to build a grand temple for Ram Congress leaderstooare busy telling voters how much time they spend on poojas and prayers Thuseveryonewhile criticising the BJPs Hindutvahas acquiesced to a rhetoric of competitive majoritarian appeasement The national political ethos has become more Hindu (in religious terms) than ever The debate now is about who the good Hindu isand as Hinduswho patronises non-Hindus more Such shifts in the middle ground are hard to recover from Indira Gandhi had also changed the middle ground and brought about the political culture of sycophancy and deinstitutionalisation She was humbled in the elections of 1977 but the middle ground did not change because of that defeat The Congress remained as leader-centric as she had made it The bureaucracytoodid not recover from the habits of personalised loyalties Much of the institutional disorder can be traced back to those years Moreoverthe longing for strong political leadership remained as an unsatisfied craving of the Indian citizenproducing local and regional variants of authoritarianism even as such leadership was awaited at the national level A plebiscitary trait became ingrained in electoral politics Representative liberal democracy requires and presupposes a certain middle ground in order for it to be successful in delivering welfare while ensuring fairdemocratic competition Unlike many other countriesIndias democracy functioned relatively smoothly because we could evolve a hospitable middle ground Elsewherein the UK and the US for instancewe witnessed the erosion of the welfare dimension of democracy when the middle ground was dramatically transformed Margaret Thatcher in the UK or Ronald Reagan in the US forced their opponents to agree to an image makeover But beyond imagethere is also a change in the content of politics and the policy alternatives offered The New Labour in the UK represented that aspect of the shift in the middle ground Nearer homein Sri Lankawe are currently seeing a systematic attempt to redefine the middle ground as hard ethnic nationalismat the expense of liberal democratic practice In Indiain the case of Indira Gandhi and now in the case of Modithe democratic dimension is the target of the shift in the middle ground Just as Indira Gandhi did not fully abandon democracythe Modi variant of Hindutva politics will not abandon democracy Indira Gandhi mixed democracy with personal authoritarianism Modi and Hindutva politics intend to mix democracy with an anti-diversity majoritarianism Part of this has already been achieved by the BJP in the past quarter of a century The generation that witnessedas youngstersthe Ram Janmabhoomi agitation would certainly be less respectful of diversity and religious tolerance Or take the issue of competitive occupation of public spaces for religious purposes Post the 1993 Mumbai riotsthe Hindu claim to public spacesnot just in Mumbai but in many other citiesfor routine displays of religiosity the monthly chaturthisfor instance has been accepted not only by the state but also by the public in general Though there are other contributing factorsHindutva has popularised the public expression of religiosity as a legitimate political actionalmost as if it were natural to democratic politics It is this penetration of the collective conscience that augments the shifts in the middle ground While taming Modiwill Indias democracy become a tame affair Will the middle ground of Indias democracy change beyond recognition The author teaches political science at the University of Pune [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Published: August 23 2017 2:25 pm The current venue for the museum was finalized by the Sports Minister Vijay Goel (Source: Express Photo) Top News The Sports Ministry has announced that it isplanning to establish a National Sports Museum at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi The decision was taken three months back and after a series of meetings the current venue for the museum was finalized by the Sports Minister Vijay Goel the Ministry said in a statement “The museum will showcase India’s achievements in sports and also focus on the traditional sports within the country and act as an educational hub and offer an opportunity for the young to delve into some sporting activity” He also appealed to all past and present sportspersons to contribute any memorabilia held by them for permanent display in the museum Goel said the first phase of the work on the museum will commence soon as the idea has been “transformed from concept to museum model stage by the experts” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News His departure was announced came last Thursday, He was rehearsing but couldn? 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in BMC since 2008.Zyada pada likha sikhenge to mantri ban kar chori karne lagenge (If I study I might become a minister and then start stealing), said Sunilwho seemed to be completely aware of the prevailing political situation Labour minister Purnendu Basu said a rehabilitation programme of these children was on the cards but there was not enough funds It is a complicated situation We just cannot ask the labourer kids to stop working and join a school That will be stopping a bread earner of a family We must work out a rehabilitation plan so that the family does not suffer There is a paucity of fund but we hope we will be able to tackle the situation soon? after shattering a pile of records,1 Indian Movie at the WW Box office. — Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) May 28 2017 SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 has not only conquered box office but has also redefined the art of storytelling The Prabhas film is set in Mahishmati kingdom and is about an epic battle between an evil king and its rightful heir That doesn’t mean that film is bereft of essential elements of a typical ‘masala’ film and has large dollops of action dance and drama Also Read:Raabta song Main Tera Boyfriend trouble: T-Series asks J-Star to ‘stop misleading people’ Dangal on the other hand is set in rural Haryana and is a heartfelt story about a father’s indefatigable spirit to defy all odds In his journey to make his daughters world wrestling champions the father holds a mirror to a society gripped with certain prejudices and parochial mindset For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | London | Published: August 16 2012 10:16 pm Related News The celebrated model of 80s Linda Evangelista has donned a naked latex bodysuit for a new risqué photo shoot for W magazine The former supermodel is seen posing as an imaginary housewifewho enjoys a double life as a superherothe Daily Mail reported The 47-year-oldwho seemingly has not lost her edge stillflaunts her naughty side while sporting an array of superhero-inspired outfits In one of the shots she goes ”full frontal”wearing knee-high boots and a red cape – while in another she spills out of a form-fitting yellow suit while zipping it up The key theme for the racy shootstyled by styling done by Edward Enninful and photographer Steven Klein calling the shotswas leatherlatex and an array of colourful plastic wigs For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Satyam Viswanathan | Published: August 16 2016 12:00 am Nationalism and consumerism are blinding India and Pakistan to the benefits of a collaborative relationship Top News It is perhaps entirely appropriate that we now herald August 15 with “freedom sales” and special Independence Day offers It is also not surprising that political parties now market themselves as consumer products replete with catchy slogans clearly defined archetypes and enormous advertising budgets Nationalism and consumerism are after all the two most dominant basis for our modern identities Both have been refined by human beings to fill emotional voids created by untethered modern urban life far removed from the tightly woven interdependent social fabric of our not-so-distant past We recognise that ancient people invented stories to bind themselves together by trusting in ghosts shamans and superstitions But we don’t always see the institutions that mediate our lives today the same way As Yuval Noah Harari elaborates in Sapiens “There are no gods in the universe no nations no money no human rights no laws and no justice outside the common imagination of human beings” We revel in the ease with which we criss-cross the planet partaking in foreign cultures and collaborating with colleagues across a globalised world But we pay unwittingly for our hyper-individualistic “Facebook-worthy” lives by worshipping at the altar of the two most perilous products of our imagination Nationalism and consumerism are based on imagined communities that make millions of lonely people feel like they know each other and have each other’s backs when in fact they don’t Independence Day is more than just a commemoration of the freedom struggle and its outcome It is also a well packaged carefully manufactured ritual that helps make the fantasy of the nation state real It projects the nation state as a benevolent hard-earned benefactor — an unquestionable force for good Through such rituals we internalise the visceral idea of belonging to a nation Nationalism propagates the false notion that what we have in common through either land or blood is a shared past shared interests and a shared future It indoctrinates us into the idea that unthinking allegiance to the issuer of our passports trumps our common humanity Buying into this myth gives us the psychological tools to ignore refugees justify “development” at the cost of the marginalised hound minorities and turn a blind eye to state-sponsored terrorism It allows Irom Sharmila’s sacrifices to go in vain without the slightest prick to our collective conscience It allows us to sleep well while the people of Kashmir and our men in uniform are pitted against each other in a seemingly endless blood feud with the blessing of the state Consumerism sweet talks us into similar and only slightly less dangerous traps It tells us that by conforming to common codes of purchase and behaviour we can gloss over inequalities achieve narcissistic ideals (fair skin size zero) and live in environmentally unsustainable ways What it ends up doing more frequently is providing additional bases for snobbery prejudice and exclusion in a society already chock-full with ideas for stratification It gives us the psychological tools to confuse privilege with merit ignore beggars outside fancy restaurants and justify endless acquisition The reality is that the more atomised society becomes the more we need to collaborate and understand our mutual interdependencies Technology is already pointing us in this direction as evidenced by the disruption of consumer-facing industries from taxi services to hospitality (Uber AirBnB) There are few interdependencies as inescapable as the one between countries that share borders Birthed on consecutive days in 1947 India and Pakistan have been dysfunctional for almost 70 years now Sections of civil society sports persons and artists in both countries have recognised the futility of feuding with each other and have found ways to collaborate Perhaps the time has come to formally recognise our interdependence at a political and institutional level Germany and France for instance put to rest centuries of bitter conflict when they signed the Elysee Treaty in 1963 It has been called a model treaty for old enemies Of course it is nave to expect any such progress in India-Pakistan relations given the current context of terrorism and nuclear options in both countries Yet maybe a day will come when we will be able to re-think the mindless triumphalist rituals of our back-to-back Independence Days Maybe one day we will formally recognise that if nothing else our shared geography and cultural similarities mean that we will forever be interdependent; for water for oil as markets for each other’s products as separated-at-birth siblings who are familiar enough to be instantly loveable and different enough to be murderously despicable Perhaps a day will come when 14th and 15th August will be used to reinvent the imagined communities of our two nations in a more self-aware empathetic and gracious way A new generation is coming of age in both countries that have not heard stories from ancestors who survived the horrors Partition They are watching as Indians and Pakistanis cooperate in sports and culture woo each other on campuses in the developed world and share each other’s worlds on social media Perhaps a time will come when we will use these 48 hours to commemorate our mutual interdependence Imagine a carnival-like parade celebrating our similarities and eccentricities hosted simultaneously in Lahore and Mumbai — to replace muscular shows of military strength that define most such displays of nationalistic fervour Instead of reminders to shop for Independence Day bonanzas maybe one day we will see full page advertisements that hail our Interdependence Day We live in hope As John Lennon dreamt “Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too” The writer is a consumer researcher and a part of the founding team at Junoon Theatre For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: December 1 2016 4:50 pm Saqib Saleem’s next project is a happy and fun love story which also stars Pink actress Taapsee Pannu Top News Saqib Saleem made a promising start in Bollywood and audience was expecting to see more of him on big screen but the actor says he decided to stick to good content rather than opting for back-to-back films The 28-year-old Mere Dad Ki Maruti actor says he will not do a project just for the sake of being noticed “I can’t do too many films I take time with my films and I want to work on every script properly before I move on to something else “Sometimes people don’t make the kind of films you want to do So I took a call that I will not do films It is better to do a right a film rather than a bad project” Saqib told PTI The actor who also made a striking appearance in “Bombay Talkies” says he was also absent from the silver screen because some of his projects got shelved “I was doing a couple of films which got shelved before a week the shooting was supposed to start I guess that also put me at the backfoot I was driving things in life on fourth gear but now I am on third gear “I need to accelerate things But I will still not sign everything that comes to me I will stick to doing right films and not lie to myself or the audience” Saqib’s next project is a happy and fun love story which also stars “Pink” actress Taapsee Pannu The cast and creware in Delhi for the shooting “I am very excited as I have never shot in Delhi before This is my home I have grown up here and there is nothing more special than shooting in your hometown And more than me my friends and family are exited They want to visit the sets I am looking forward to the schedule” Saqib who is the younger brother of actress Huma Qureshi moved to Mumbai to pursue his acting dreams The actor says even though he misses his hometown a lot he cherishes the feeling of being independent that Mumbai has given him “I came to Mumbai with the idea of being independent Before coming here I had never been independent I was looking forward to shifting to Mumbai I will be able to live alone I didn’t have any problem in adjusting as I was very enthusiastic “Not everybody can match up to the pace of Mumbai If you get that pace you love it and if you don’t you are always trying to match up” However he still gets into the Delhi-Mumbai debate”Delhi- Mumbai debate will always be there Though I am Dilliwala by heart I know I can’t live anywhere else other than Mumbai The vibe of the city is amazing My heart is in Delhi and my life is in Mumbai” More from the world of Entertainment: The actor meanwhile is planning to indulge in some delicious home-cooked food “I have not eaten a good unhealthy meal for a long time as I have to keep fit for my role in the film I am missing a lot of Mughlai dishes And I wish to hog on to some delicious food my mom cooks “I miss Delhi food a lot My dad doesn’t understand why I am eating low calorie high protein food” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsAhmedabad: The tea stall in Gujarat’s Vadnagar where Prime Minister Narendra Modi once sold tea during his childhood is all set to become a tourist spot with the Centre deciding to give it a face-lift The stall is located on one of the platforms of the Vadnagar Railway station File image of the tea stall in Vadnagar railway station where Narendra Modi assisted his father Getty Images Converting the stall into a tourist spot is part of a larger project of putting Modi’s birthplace Vadnagar in Mehsana district of Gujarat on the world tourism map Officials of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) visited the town on Sunday The team of officials was led by Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma who later announced that the original charm of the tea stall will be preserved while giving it a modern touch "Apart from being the birthplace of our prime minister Vadnagar is an important historical place having the famous Sharmishta Lake and a step-well ASI had recently found remains of a Buddhist monastery during excavation which is still going on" Sharma told reporters at Gandhinagar on Sunday Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Modi had often mentioned that he used to sell tea during his childhood at the Vadnagar railway station along with his father Earlier Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of Ahmedabad division Dinesh Kumar had said the entire project of developing Vadnagar and adjoining places in Mehsana district would cost over Rs 100 crore "The development of the Vadnagar railway station is one of the components of the Rs 100 crore project to develop Vadnagar Modhera and Patan as tourist destinations As of now the ministry of tourism has given Rs 8 crore to the state tourism department to develop the railway station" Kumar had said By: Reuters | Published: July 28 2017 12:46 pm Marco Silva hopes to add more players to Watford (Source: Reuters) Top News Watford’s new manager Marco Silva wants to add more players to his squad in the current transfer window as the Portuguese targets Premier League survival in the upcoming season Silva replaced Italian Walter Mazzarri at Vicarage Road after an impressive stint at Hull City keeping the side alive in the relegation battle until the penultimate game last season The 40-year-old said he held talks with club owner Gino Pozza with plans of a major overhaul of their roster that finished only six points above the relegation zone last season “Everybody knows my opinion Gino and the board know what we need to complete our roster” Silva told a news conference “We have targets in our mind The market is not easy but we will keep working to improve the situation “It’s better for everyone if we have 95 per cent of our roster complete that’s better for the coach We need to do four five six moves in the market” Watford who started with players of 11 different nationalities against Everton last December could see more England youngsters in the squad as Silva looks to revise their transfer strategy He has already signed England youth internationals Will Hughes and Nathaniel Chalobah and homegrown goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann to the squad “We’ve signed two young international players two quality players If English players come it’s better for our roster” he added “Our main goal is to continue to remain a Premier League club and always to try and do better than the last two seasons My team will work hard and we will prepare game-by-game” Watford host Liverpool in their opening league game of the season on Aug 12 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Pune | Published: July 22 2017 1:19 am Top News A woman in her mid-30s the employee of a multinational IT company in Hinjewadi was allegedly molested by two unidentified persons on Wednesday evening Police said the woman left work at 4 pm on Wednesday She was on her way home near Baner area on a two-wheeler when it started raining heavily She decided to stop under a tree in Chande Nande area and put on her raincoat According to police a tempo that was passing by stopped at the spot two persons came out of the vehicle and molested her When the woman started screaming for help the duo fled from the spot said police In a state of shock after the incident the woman got admitted to a hospital in Baner for treatment She also informed her friends who alerted the police The hospital staff also informed the police about the case after which a team of Hinjewadi police reached the hospital and recorded the statement of the woman Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone III) Ganesh Shinde said “It is an incident of molestation The statement of the victim has been recorded” Police said the woman was suffering from trauma A case has been lodged at the Hinjewadi police station under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code The case will be later handed over to the Paud police station For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPanaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekaron Friday came out in defence of his brother-in-law and stateIndustrial Development Corporation (GIDC) officer DilipMalvankar who was arrested by the anti-corruption bureau (ACB)in an alleged graft case Cou "Just because he (Malvankar) is my relative (it) does notmean (that) he should get more punishment There is a law ofthe land and it will take care of any wrongdoing be it by meor any of my relative" Parsekar told reporters here Malvankar a field officer in the state-run GIDC wasarrested last August for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs onelakh that he had sought for "allotting" land in Tuemindustrial estate in North Goa However he was reinstated early last month evoking sharpcriticism from various political parties including Congressand AAP who accused Parsekar of "interference" ACB is yet to file a chargesheet against Malvankar? is content with his live gigs for the time being. 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t be ruled out even though they didn? This Arjuna Awardee, ? the SP leader said. they beat me up even more and said they have evidence against me.limp was because of paralysis. these extraordinary visuals can be expected as the filmmakers of the movie have reportedly roped in the VFX team that had worked on Hollywood hit series, Also read | Valid reasons for not promoting Nayaki, to have witnessed that, his reported 75 million pound ($97 million) fee making him the club’s second most expensive signing after last year’s world-record deal for France midfielder Pogba.

Barring three legislators,’Tamashaa’ deals with witch hunting which is growing alarmingly in the state, says Lahkara professor of mathematics at the Cotton College here and writer and director of the two plays West Bengal’s Anwesha Sanskritik Mancha is the outstation group which will perform its ‘Gambhira Loka Natya’a satirical form of theatre that talks about social issues but does not completely adhere to the script A unique play is Pabitra Rabha’s ‘Kino Kou’ (What to Say) to be performed by dwarf actors from different parts of Assam Other plays to be staged are Mahendra Kakoti’s ‘Tejor Endhaar’ (Darkness of Blooda play on corruption related to compensation given to terror victims)Nitul Medhi’s ‘Rengoni’ (Beam of Lightshowing infightings between cadres of a rebel group) and children’s play ‘Biswash’ (Faith) For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsUpdated: March 19 2014 12:05 am Related News Friends turned foes This refers to ‘Main hoon aam patrakar’ by Shekhar Gupta (IE March 15) Gupta asked the right questions in his article First the media created a favourable perception of the AAP in the minds of the public by not asking it hard fundamental questions about its policies And now that the media has started asking these tough question the AAP has been caught off guard So the party has simply changed tack — the target of its barbs is no longer just the politician-bureaucrat-industrialist nexus It is now also targeting the media It is time to teach the AAP what democracy truly means — Kunal Patil Delhi The media played an important role in the meteoric rise of the AAP However people are now realising that a movement without a core ideology cannot easily transform into a political party The AAP’s main leaders also lack administrative experience Now that the media is asking the party embarrassing questions it has started attacking the fourth pillar of our democracy The Indian Express is an exception It used to be targeted as a doubter We all know who is having the last laugh now — Shishir Sindekar Nasik Cousins at war This refers to ‘Senas in combat’ by Girish Kuber (IE March 18) There can be no denying the fact that the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray has taken the wind out of the sails of his estranged cousin and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray by unilaterally coming out in support of the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and strategically placing his candidates in Lok Sabha constituencies in which the Sena is fielding candidates Raj has been rattling the Shiv Sena for quite some time since the death of his mentor and Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray He has been exploiting every weakness of the soft-spoken Uddhav to forge ahead in the battle of the senas While the Shiv Sena generally plays second fiddle to the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls in lieu of getting the lion’s share of the seats in the assembly elections it now has the unenviable task of warding off Raj’s attack which could intensify in the assembly elections at the end of the year Also its internal squabbles have begun to cost the Shiv Sena dear — CV Aravind Bangalore Exposed intentions Apropos of the editorial ‘Trial by Varanasi’ (IE March 17) Narendra Modi’s decision to contest from the ancient Hindu holy city of Varanasi in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls gives him away Whatever he may say publicly he finds identity politics easier than governance- and development-based appeals — Hema Langeri For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published: July 23 2017 12:30 am Top News A 47-year-old man died in a road accident near Mundian Kalan on Ludhiana-Chandigarh road Saturday Identified as Mohan Prasad a resident of Mundian Kalan he was on his way to work when a bus crushed him to death Following the incident his family and relatives protested blocking the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road for at least thirty minutes The bus which killed Prasad was of Punjab Roadways The family alleged that police did not take action against the driver who was driving recklessly The victim died on the spot Following the protest heavy police force was deployed on Ludhiana-Chandigarh road The victim is survived by three daughters and a son Daljit Singh police in-charge of a checkpost at Industrial Area said that they have registered an FIR against the unidentified driver The family lifted the protest after police officials assured them of immediate action Eyewitnesses told police that the bus hit the bike from behind and the victim was left to die as the driver fled For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Top NewsKochi: The Centre on Wednesday said its 23 May notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from markets for slaughter had nothing to with slaughtering business or food habits and assured that representations against the rules were being examined objectively "We do not have even an iota of intention to influence anybody’s food habit in this country We have nothing to do with the slaughtering business" Union environmentminister Harsh Vardhan told reporters on Wednesday Representational image Reuters He was responding to a question on Wednesday’s Supreme Court order extending to the entire country the Madras High Court directive staying the Centres notification "Whatever representations have come to us we are examining them very objectively The Supreme Court gave us the time on Tuesday for examining it" said the ministerHe clarified that the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules 2017 was brought to prevent ". cruelty towards animals It has nothing to do with slaughtering business It has nothing to do with food habits" He clarified that the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules 2017 was brought to prevent ". cruelty towards animals It has nothing to do with slaughtering business It has nothing to do with food habits" He said the notification was issued after completing all necessary formalities in a bid to prevent cruelty towards animals and the apprehensions against it were "thoroughly misplaced" "There was some unnecessary hue and cry being raised from different quarters When the law was made rules were notified they were put in the public domain before that Draft rules were put in public domain for one month" he said "But when it was notified there were "different types of apprehension which I see as thoroughly misplaced . We said if you have something to suggest please give us We got some representations and we are examining them" he added The Supreme Court extended the stay on the cattle rules while disposing of a plea by the All India Jamiatul Quresh Action Committee challenging the constitutional validity of the 23 May notification It gave the order after the Central government said it was not seeking the lifting of the stay and was rather looking at it afresh by considering objections and suggestions Written by Rashmi Rajput | Mumbai | Updated: August 24 2017 1:51 am The ACB has also found that the bureaucrat allegedly used three businessmen including a jeweller and a lottery shop owner to “round trip his funds” (Representational Image) Top News The probe into the Disproportionate Assets (DPA) case by the state Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) against Vikas Rasal CEO of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Iron and Steel Market Committee has pegged his net worth at Rs 15- 20 crore claimed ACB sources This the sources claimed is allegedly “208 per cent more than his known sources of income” The ACB has also found that the bureaucrat allegedly used three businessmen including a jeweller and a lottery shop owner to “round trip his funds” Earlier this month a case under Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 was registered against the senior Maharashtra government official at the Kalamboli police station This came after sleuths from the Income Tax (I-T) Department on July 7 apprehended Rasal with Rs 6580 lakh of alleged unaccounted cash at the city airport while he was travelling to Delhi on an Air India flight According to a source ACB sleuths have recovered a diary noting from a suburban jeweller who is one of the three businessmen who allegedly helped Rasal launder his money The noting written in a ‘coded-language’ pertains to the details of the alleged transactions between Rasal and the jeweller amounting to Rs 16 crore “One of the three persons allegedly approached by Rasal to round trip his funds is a Vile-Parle based jeweller We have recovered a diary from him in which he has mentioned details of his transactions with Rasal in coded language We have cracked the code” said an official The police have also questioned a lottery shop owner from whom Rasal allegedly bought a lottery ticket and “won” Rs 22 crore sources add “He claims to have won a lottery of Rs 22 crore but our investigations have revealed that he did not win any lottery He just colluded with the lottery shop owner who in lieu of a payment declared him the lottery winner to help him launder his black money” said the officer The sleuths have also questioned a third businessmen who deals in cash transactions and who allegedly helped Rasal launder his “black money” “He employed a simple modus operandi of using businessmen dealing in cash transactions to channel his black money This helped him evade scrutiny by I-T authorities” claimed the official Another senior official told The Indian Express that Rasal has nine properties including two in Mumbai and the others in Kolhapur Pune and Talegaon “These properties are benami and a thorough probe into their purchase and title is underway” alleged the official Rasal was supervising operations of the Kalamboli Steel market yard — a wholesale market for steel and iron He was due for promotion to IAS cadre “This is a DPA case and therefore we won’t probe if he misused his position Our probe will only concentrate on gathering evidence to prove that his assets and the cash found with him are 208 per cent more than his known sources of income” said the official Maharashtra ACB acting Director General of Police Vivek Phansalkar confirmed the developments and said that investigations are underway Calls and text messages sent to Rasal remained unanswered [email protected]sindiacom For all the latest Cities News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | New York | Updated: September 8 2017 2:28 pm Sloane Stephens will move to 15th if she defeats compatriot Madison Keys to win the US Open title (Source: Reuters) Related News Sloane Stephens watched January’s Australian Open from her couch a large cast on her left foot rendering her immobile and raising questions in her mind about her ability to bounce back from the injury At the US Open on Thursday those questions were answered as the 24-year-old hustled after every ball to defeat ninth seed Venus Williams 6-1 0-6 7-5 to reach her first grand slam final “I knew that it was going to be tough” she told reporters about coming back from her 11-month absence “I knew I was going to have to play my way into shape and I think I’ve done that pretty well” said Stephens who was still in a walking boot a month before she played at Wimbledon in July “I think my movement is probably what’s kind of kept me in some of these matches shockingly” The semi-final win guarantees Stephens who was ranked 957 at the end of July will rocket up the WTA rankings at the conclusion of the tournament She will move to 22nd if she loses and possibly as high as 15th if she defeats compatriot Madison Keys to win the title Footwork will be critical if she is to get past offensive-minded Keys a good friend that she describes as an aggressive “first-strike” tennis player “Obviously when you get in positions like this and you get nervous and tight for me personally I focus on my feet” she said “Just keep them moving at all times and I will be okay” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Published: May 21 2017 1:08 pm The title of Mohanlal’s next film with Lal Jose is revealed Related News On the occasion of his 57th birthday Malayalam superstar Mohanlal unveiled the title of his upcoming film with Lal Jose The film has been titled Velipadinte Pustakam In the film the actor will be playing the role of Professor Michael Idikkula a newly appointed Vice-Principal of a college in Kerala The film revolves around his efforts to bring about a change in the college and in the lives of his fellow teachers and students Velipadinte Pustakam has created a lot of interest among the Malayalam film lovers as it is for the first time in his career spanning about 19 years that Lal Jose will be directing Lalettan Earlier they both began working on a film titled Cousins However due to some reasons the film was eventually shelved Velipadinte Pustakam started rolling on May 17 in Trivandrum Anoop Menon Angamaly Diaries fame Ann Reshma Rajan and Priyanka Nair and Sarath Kumar play pivotal roles in the film It is said to be a comedy entertainer and is bankrolled by Mohanlal’s close friend and producer Antony Perumbavoor Beeny P Nayarambalam has penned the script while Shaan Rahman is scoring the music for the film Read |Happy Birthday Mohanlal: Five path-breaking achievements of Mohanlal in the past year Here’s the title of my upcoming movie directed by Laljose pictwittercom/2JY2XoLozH — Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) May 21 2017 The social media is abuzz with birthday wishes for Mohanlal from celebrities and fans Mohanlal is currently shooting for director B Unnikrishnan’s investigative thriller Villain The teaser of the film was released recently to a positive response in which Mohanlal plays a retired cop Meanwhile the film has a huge star cast and marks the debut of other south Indian actors like Srikanth Vishal Hansika Motwani in Malayalam cinema Actor Manju Warrier will be playing the female lead in the thriller For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Akshay Mangla | Updated: October 14 2014 8:26 am The PM seems sincere in his concern But like its predecessor the current administration has not yet taken up the challenge of implementation Related News Prime Minister Modi announced his Swachh Bharat campaign to much media fanfare Central government employees helped kick off the campaign by sweeping parts of Delhi and taking a cleanliness pledge Broom in hand Modi himself led the way While sceptics may see it as yet another expertly orchestrated public relations campaign the PM’s decision to take up such a vital yet neglected issue carries both symbolic and substantive value Public hygiene and sanitary conditions across India are nothing short of appalling Campaigns to raise awareness and civic responsibility are desperately needed On the symbolic side having public employees lead the campaign on Gandhi Jayanti demonstrates that all citizens irrespective of class caste or gender have a joint responsibility to keep public spaces clean As for substance the government is committing more than Rs 2 lakh crore in public spending by 2019 A large part of this will go towards building new toilets The PM seems sincere in his concern But like its predecessor the current administration has not yet taken up the challenge of implementation The “problem” of poor sanitation cannot be reduced to the mere ignorance of hygiene Nor is it simply a cultural practice of open defecation Among other things it requires a major investment in state capacity to deliver basic sanitation services a point that is entirely missing from public discourse Sanitation also has a serious caste and gender dimension which the Indian state refuses to see These institutional blinders run deep in the Indian state The UPA also ran a toilet campaign as part of its Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan During fieldwork in rural Uttar Pradesh I came across several villages that had implemented the scheme In one such village the gram pradhan had won the Nirmal Gram Puruskar The award was given to panchayats that were fully sanitised and free from open defecation And yet none of the toilets in that village were working Instead they were being used to store firewood Women and adolescent girls continued to go out into the sugarcane fields In Badaun two teenaged cousins who had gone to relieve themselves in the fields were found hanging from a tree The district magistrate at the time had been awarded for his campaign to eliminate manual scavenging and dry or insanitary latrines These examples point to the fact that the Indian state is good when it comes to launching campaigns but woefully weak when it comes to ensuring that a toilet actually works and gets used To put it another way the Indian state has demonstrated its capacity to put in place physical infrastructure but flounders miserably when it comes to routine maintenance and monitoring The latter activities are more complex and depend among other things on the social infrastructure within each community The PM is aware that short-term awareness campaigns and new toilets are not enough which is why his administration has made “behaviour change” a priority A change in behaviour however can only take place when the public invests in the maintenance of toilet infrastructure and monitors its usage That investment in turn implies repeat interactions between the state civil society and citizens As it stands India’s public agencies are ill-equipped to handle complex tasks which all but ensures that government schemes fail in implementation Take the seemingly straightforward task of providing water supply for toilets To build and maintain running water local officials must cooperate across departments to obtain the relevant information inputs and clearances They must also seek cooperation from citizens and coordinate with panchayats A lack of administrative resources combined with extremely rigid bureaucratic norms undermines the state’s ability to coordinate the simplest of tasks To understand and respond to the more sensitive issues related to gender and caste seems a tall order Some citizens for instance may not feel comfortable using a public toilet perhaps because of the location or the social stigma attached to it Without any meaningful opportunity to give substantive feedback those who rely on public resources are effectively disempowered Slowly but surely they become dejected and disengage from public campaigns These problems repeat themselves in virtually every public service — primary education for example Modi has made sanitation a public issue He now has the opportunity to move beyond symbolic politics and lead substantive reforms particularly within local implementing agencies Without significant reforms around policy implementation Swachh Bharat will remain yet another unmet aspiration The writer is assistant professor Harvard Business School [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News 2016 4:19 pm Sushmita Sen is quiet a writer as she finds the space less to put down her feelings and thoughts for Renee in words. “we #mothers can really run out of #pages when #writing to our #children ?? 2015 don’t waste your time n energy on this stupid negativity or even the compliments, it helped him clear his apprehensions of making the all-important transition to the next stage. The second Independent legislator to withdraw support to the Mukul Sangma-led government after Robinus Syngkon earlier this month, Maine toh puri series kheli unke under. Canadian Shawn Barber won the men’s pole vault in 18 feet, Because of his age.

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