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first_imgDelta and partners strives to be the airline that you want to do business with Photos courtesy of Delta Air Lines and taken by James Kachan. Tags: Air France, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, KLM << Previous PostNext Post >> TORONTO — Delta Air Lines, KLM, Air France and Alitalia took over the Royal Ontario Museum last week to recognize their top partners with their first-ever Agency Elite Awards.Jennie Ho, Managing Director Specialty Sales & Canada, Delta Air Lines, flew in from Atlanta to attend the event and thanked the Canadian partners, noting “[In Canada] we are not the obvious choice.”“There is a big player in the Canadian marketplace that you all have to do business with. And what we like to earn and what we strive for is we are the other option that you like to do business with, that you choose to do business with.”“We are here to compete for your business,” continued Ho, who brought up examples of when they have lost business due to pricing. She asked Canadian agencies to call their representatives to see what they can do.Jennie Ho, Managing Director Specialty Sales & Canada, Delta Air LinesSteven Larkin, Director, Sales, Delta Air Lines then presented awards to TEH – Canada, Voyages à La Carte, TravelBrands, Huntington Travel / The Fight Network, Flight Centre, Vision Travel, SkyLink Travel Inc., Royal Scenic Holidays, Skylink Voyages Inc., Merit Travel Group, Skyroute Travel Services, Airliners, Worldview Travel (Canada) Inc., Maritime Travel and J.T.L. in recognition of their support.More news:  Flights cancelled as British Airways hit by computer problem Posted by Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Share Michael Smith last_img read more

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first_imgAccor Hotelshotels Mercure Sydney International Airport has rebranded to Novotel Sydney International Airport, from 1 April 2019, following the completion of a multi-million dollar refresh.General Manager Novotel Sydney International Airport, Zayne Boon, said: “We’re delighted to continue to operate this hotel under the Novotel brand. Novotel resonates so well across the globe and is an instantly recognisable name in the mid-scale hotel space, known for its multi-service offering with the versatility to cater to our loyal business and leisure guests.“In conjunction with an extensive renovation, we saw an opportunity to further leverage the Novotel brand’s presence around the Sydney Airport precinct, and we are excited to welcome guests and showcase the refreshed hotel from today.”Working closely with WMK Architects, the hotel’s recent multi-million dollar refresh has seen an upgrade to the lobby, guestrooms and grand ballroom. Guest rooms are enhanced with block out curtains and double-glazed windows to help provide a good night’s rest for travellers.The new design incorporates a botanical theme throughout with contemporary, vibrant elements utilising wooden accents, botanical wallpaper and pops of colour. The hotel’s restaurant and bar concept will be reimagined with a new menu to launch in coming weeks that will feature a paddock to plate philosophy with an emphasis on supporting local Australian producers.Celebrating its new name and new look, Novotel Sydney International Airport is offering guests $25 off each night and $1 breakfast for stays from now through to 31 January, 2020 when booked direct before 30 August, 2019*.*Reservations are subject to availability and conditions apply.last_img read more

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first_img Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Here are some facts and figures from the game:• The Panthers 34-point margin of victory was the largest in the history of the NFC Championship Game, surpassing the Dallas Cowboys’ 37-7 win over the Los Angeles Rams in 1976. The largest margin in any conference championship game happened in 1991 when the Buffalo Bills beat the Los Angeles Raiders 51-3.• This was the first time the Cardinals have committed seven turnovers in a game since 2009 when they lost to the Seattle Seahawks 58-0 in Week 14. It’s the eighth time Arizona has had seven or more turnovers in a contest since the team moved to the Valley before the 1988 season. Of course, they’re 0-8 in those games, with an average margin of defeat of 26.4 points.7 turnovers by Cardinals are the most by any team in any playoff game since the Packers had 8 in the 2001 NFC Divisional Playoff at Rams— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 25, 2016• Sunday marked just the fourth time Carson Palmer has thrown four interceptions in a single game in his career. The last time was Week 15 of the 2013 season when he threw four against the Seattle Seahawks — a game the Cardinals actually won 17-10. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo It’s definitely not the way the Arizona Cardinals wanted to end a stellar season.Cam Newton threw for 335 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more while Arizona committed seven turnovers in a 49-15 loss in the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium.Outside of a few minutes in the second quarter, the game was never really in doubt. Carolina, who boasted the league’s best regular-season record, dominated in all phases of the football game. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellingcenter_img Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton leaps into the end zone for a touchdown run during the second half the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn) • Palmer became only the sixth quarterback to throw four picks in a game in the 2015 season (including the playoffs), joining Tampa Bay’s Jameis Winston, St. Louis’ Nick Foles, Houston’s Brian Hoyer, San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick and Denver’s Peyton Manning.• Palmer is one of 12 different Cardinals quarterbacks to throw four or more interceptions in a game. The Cardinals are 2-15 all-time when their signal caller throws four or more picks.Data courtesy• Cam Newton ran for two touchdowns Sunday. The Cardinals had given up only one rushing touchdown to an opposing quarterback all season — a 12-yard run by Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers in Week 3.• Arizona punter Drew Butler averaged 48.8 yards on four punts Sunday night. In a playoff loss to Carolina last season, Butler averaged just 34.8 yards on nine punts.• Larry Fitzgerald dropped two passes (one tipped) while being targeted seven times on Sunday. Fitzgerald was credited with just one dropped pass in 145 targets in the regular season. – / 69 Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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first_imgVail, CO – Tomorrow marks the official opening of The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort. Located in Vail, CO, The Arrabelle, which is already being hailed as the crown jewel of the RockResorts collection, offers guests a magnificent hotel experience that combines Old World charm and the timeless elegance of Europe’s grand resorts with the romance and world-class style of the region’s alpine heritage.Centrally located in Vail Square, just steps away from the Eagle Bahn Gondola and the slopes, The Arrabelle features 36 luxury hotel rooms and 66 condominiums that are based on the Biedermeier design style, an early 19th century German and Austrian art movement that evokes simplicity, elegance and functionality. Additionally, the resort boasts a traditional Germanic Glockenspiel that features a celebration of snow. “Stimulated by numerous regions of Europe, The Arrabelle at Vail Square utilizes these inspirations to create a unique lodging experience specific to Vail and its environs,” said Stan Brown, executive vice president and chief operating officer of RockResorts. “In addition to world class skiing and snowboarding, off the slopes, Arrabelle guests will experience the highest level of amenities and services.”Furnishings and fixtures in the rooms were chosen to be consistent with RockResorts’ reputation for luxury in design and amenities. The hotel rooms showcase an elegant built-in wood closet offering generous storage space and a floor-to-ceiling drapery canopy over the bed, a fireplace, lounge chairs and flat-screen televisions. The spacious bathroom suites feature a double door entry, a cast iron deep soaking tub and separate shower, heated marble flooring, a double sink marble vanity and a flat-screen television.Additionally, The Arrabelle has 66 residences and penthouses with distinctive floor plans, stunning views and plush finishes. Owners of an Arrabelle residence or penthouse, along with resort guests, are able to use the hotel’s many amenities such as valet parking, concierge services, butler services, ski/boot storage, the RockResorts Spa, fitness center and the business library.Dining at The Arrabelle provides a memorable experience at the resort’s mountainside restaurant, Centre V, a bustling, French-inspired brasserie with exposed brick walls, a shellfish shucking station, groin-vaulted ceilings and curved, wooden banquettes. Internationally-trained chef Thomas Salamunovich created and spearheaded the menu with dishes such as steak frites, trout almondine, fruits de mer platters, soufflés and crêpes. Salamunovich is renowned as the owner and head chef of Vail’s award-winning Larkspur restaurant, which has received awards from the Distinguished Restaurants of North America and Wine Spectator. Chef Tyler Anderson, who joins The Arrabelle from The Equinox Resort & Spa in Vermont, is the executive chef who will oversee the restaurant on a daily basis, in addition to the 24-hour in-room dining services at the hotel and the culinary options at the conference center.Guests can enjoy pre-ski and après ski offerings in The Arrabelle’s expansive Great Room, which offers a relaxing indoor space with a grand fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the breathtaking mountain views. The Great Room leads to an open-air, elevated veranda with a “front row” view of Vail Mountain.Meeting facilities at The Arrabelle feature an elegant conference and banquet facility with an approximate 2,622-square-foot Grand Ballroom that can be split evenly into two rooms, four additional meeting rooms ranging from approximately that range up to 1,200 square feet, and pre-function space.Debuting in mid-February will be the 10,000-square-foot RockResorts Spa™ at The Arrabelle, where guests will be surrounded by a warm and inviting atmosphere. A dramatic water feature will welcome visitors at the entryway, while rose-colored marble floors and counters accented by yellow limestone will coincide to evoke a soothing ambiance. Marble and glass tile mosaics will invite one to indulge their senses in the rejuvenating spa treatments offered. The spa consists of 11 treatment rooms, including a couples suite, facial rooms, a water therapy room with Vichy and Swiss showers; a fitness center with top-of-the-line TechnoGym cardio equipment, personalized fitness trainer consultation services; a full-service nail salon; men’s and women’s locker rooms, each with whirlpool, steam room and dry sauna; private men’s and women’s relaxation lounges; and a retail outlet.Perennially, the #1 ski resort in North America, Vail’s accommodations and village experiences are as vast as its Back Bowls. Vail Square provides a slopeside, European-inspired village atmosphere complete with a variety of dining options, a town ice-skating rink, unparalleled skier services and high-end retail outlets. “The Arrabelle’s thoughtful architecture and design inspired many surrounding properties to assume its European atmosphere, which will be unique from other parts of the Vail experience. The Arrabelle and Vail Square reinforce Vail’s position as the leading mountain resort in North America, offering guests an exceptional vacation experience in a spectacular natural setting,” said Brown.The Arrabelle at Vail Square is located in Vail, Colorado, 100 miles west of Denver on Interstate 70 and 35 minutes east of the Vail/Eagle County Regional Airport. For more information, please visit or 866-662-ROCK.About RockResorts RockResorts collection includes The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, CO; Hotel Jerome in Aspen, CO; The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, CO; Keystone Lodge in Keystone, CO; The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in the Vail Valley, CO; The Lodge at Vail in Vail Village, CO; La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa in Santa Fe, NM; and Snake River Lodge & Spa in Jackson Hole, WY. Future RockResorts include Eleven Biscayne Hotel & Spa in Miami, FL (scheduled to open in 2009); The Chateau at Heavenly Village in Lake Tahoe, CA (scheduled to open in 2009); One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, CO (scheduled to open winter 2009/2010); and Rum Cay Resort Marina in Port Santa Maria, The Bahamas (scheduled to open in 2010).last_img read more

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The candle burns the brightest before it goes out, said a senior government manager of the recent revival in the governments animal instincts But thenwhat is there to lose Nobody wants an election till 2014 The writer is editorMumbaipviyer@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Hina Rohtaki | Chandigarh | Published: June 16 2017 5:52 am An ad by local car dealer Top News DIWALI ALREADY seems to be here ahead of Goods and Services Tax (GST) that is coming into force from July 1 For Chandigarh car dealers and electronic retail owners are literally showering benefits — in some cases even up to Rs 90000 — to clear their stocks The mega sales which are usually announced during Diwali have now been termed “pre-GST benefits” Not just this the representatives of sales departments have been luring customers by telling that post-GST small cars will become expensive and this is the right time to book one Cars of engine capacity up to 1500 CC will attract 28 per cent tax under the GST A Volkswagen car dealer in Industrial Area Phase 1 told Chandigarh Newsline that cash discount of Rs 50000 would be given on buying a Polo Ameo or a Vento “See GST is here and you will suffer losses if you purchase the car after July 1 We have a special offer ahead of the new tax regime Besides Rs 50000 cash discount we will offer free accessories as well But you need to book it before June 20 since the next six days we have kept only for making deliveries” said sales representative Shubham Rana Rana said that once a meeting was fixed they could work on more cash discount In order to attract more customers a Hyundai car dealer KLG Hyundai at Industrial Area Phase 1 is offering pre-GST benefits for different categories They have posted it online as well Under this sale for government employees — retired and serving — there would be additional benefits of up to Rs 10000 while there are other exclusive offers for corporates and doctors 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film franchise Director Ram Gopal Varma says he will launch the first look of the film on August 26 Sarkar 3 first look will be launched on 26th August Going by the story both Abhishek and Aishwarya will not be featuring in this segment” the 54-year-old director tweeted Sarkar which released in 2005 was the first film in the series and saw Amitabh Bachchan playing the protagonist It is still not clear whether Big B will return for the upcoming thriller “Scale of Sarkar 3 will be much more larger and intense than the earlier two… Rest of the cast details will be soon announced” Ram Gopal Varma further wrote Recently actor Manoj Bajpayee had appreciated the director for being a his mentor “‘Budhia Singh–Born To Run’ is a tribute to my mentors Ram Gopal Varma and Barry John They have played a very important role in shaping my career as an actor It was their conviction and belief in me that really made me think I can act Without their support maybe I wouldn’t have reached where I am today” Manoj said in a statement here It was filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma who was Manjo Bajpayee’s acting guru atBarry John Theatre Manoj Bajpayee still believes it was his belief in him which made him walk so far in his career For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Barcelona | Published: May 12 2017 1:51 pm The Spaniard who entered Formula One in 2001 and won his titles with Renault in 2005 and 2006 (Source: Reuters) Top News Fernando Alonso said on Thursday he will get to keep the Indianapolis 500 car that he races in later this month to add to his musem collection “It’s coming After the race the car will be in the museum as well” the Spaniard told reporters at his home grand prix on Thursday “Every car I jumped in from 2004 or something like that it’s always in my contract that it will be in my museum afterwards This one is no different” Alonso is missing the May 28 Monaco Grand Prix Formula One’s showpiece to compete at Indianapolis in a Honda-powered McLaren Indy car run by the Andretti Autosport team The Spaniard who entered Formula One in 2001 and won his titles with Renault in 2005 and 2006 has a museum near Oviedo in his native Asturias region containing career trophies helmets and cars For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shamik Chakrabarty | Kolkata | Updated: January 2 2017 11:08 am PCB’s executive committee head Najam Sethi Top News The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has threatened legal action against its Indian counterpart for not adhering to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)signed between the two boards in 2014 that promised six series in nine years starting 2015 According to the PCB the BCCI has defaulted twice in the last two years in terms of giving Pakistan a home series So staring at a loss in excess of $150 million the PCB seeks monetary compensation through the legal route In an interview with The Indian Express PCB’s executive committee head Najam Sethi clears the standpoint of his board members Excerpts: Why are you considering legal action The board (following its meeting in Karachi) has advised us to seek legal option This is the only option (left) Where do you intend to raise the matter in which court We would seek the advice of our legal office about where the matter should be persuaded The BCCI has maintained that a bilateral series between India and Pakistan is not possible unless there’s a thaw in border tensions Government’s approval is required for this series… That’s not relevant There’s no mention of any such thing in the contract The contract is a commercial contract; it has nothing to do with the diplomatic relations between the two countries The two countries are not in a state of war How will you react if India stops playing against Pakistan even in ICC events following this legal threat India has to play Pakistan in an ICC event If India doesn’t play Pakistan then we would ask for compensation for our commercial share (from the matches) India-Pakistan matches provide huge commercial revenues (to the ICC coffers); and out of that kitty goes money to all the countries So we have a right to make a claim there as well Do you think dialogue between the two cricket boards is no longer an option Well every time we met the BCCI people we spoke about the resumption (of bilateral series) We didn’t get a satisfactory answer They invited us to Mumbai (for a proposed meeting between then BCCI president Shashank Manohar and the PCB delegates including Pakistan board chairman Shahryar Khan in October 2015) We went there and they didn’t meet us They didn’t even show the courtesy to explain why they didn’t meet us and what their position was That was despite the fact that in Dubai in the presence of Giles Clarke (former ECB president and current ICC finance and commercial affairs committee chairman) there was a commitment to at least give us an answer So basically it means no yes no no and that’s not acceptable When did the Dubai meeting take place It happened ahead of our Mumbai visit The meeting happened between then BCCI president us and Giles Clarke It was decided that if the bilateral series was not restored they would give us an answer That is why we went to Mumbai after that to pursue them There’s a chance that the PCB might suffer for its animosity towards the most powerful cricket board in the world Do you agree We have to pursue all our options Over the past few months did you have any interaction with BCCI president Anurag Thakur or any other Indian board office-bearer Absolutely I personally met Mr Thakur in Cape Town South Africa about three months ago (during the ICC Board meeting) He heard what I had to say but didn’t have a response Then I raised all these issues at the ICC meeting You know that time the women’s matches (Pakistan were due to host three ODIs in the UAE) were coming up between India and Pakistan And there was a suggestion there that they would consider how to allot the points if the matches were not played So I said that wasn’t acceptable to me The simple thing; there was no question of discussing this The record shows that if you don’t play the party that doesn’t play loses the match There was no question of points allocation All the points would come to us And eventually they had to take that decision The ICC awarded the matches to us and gave all the points to us So that position we will maintain now When you approached Thakur about the resumption of bilateral series did he have any specific answer No No specific answer Did you also put forward the proposal of having the series in any country that suited India Yes absolutely We said ‘if you don’t want to play in Dubai no problems Tell us where you want to play except that we will not play in India When you are not prepared to play in Pakistan we will not play in India’ The reason is that twice earlier (India hosted the last bilateral series between the two countries in 2012-13) Pakistan went to India despite the fact they (BCCI) were opposed to coming to Pakistan or play us in a third country So we were clear unless you play us first and give us a home series we are not going to India Will you ask for monetary compensation We have an agreement and the ICC is a party to that It has been agreed upon during (the structuring of) the ICC’s Big Three formula under certain terms and conditions So our position is that the ICC is not just a witness to it but also a guarantor of it We have budgeted these things in our future development plan We are hurt by this (BCCI’s snub) and will seek compensation What did you plan based on the revenue from the India-Pakistan series We planned our cricket and infrastructure development (assuming that) the India-Pakistan series will contribute a large chunk (of the revenue) We budgeted all that for the next five or six years Now twicethey (BCCI) haven’t done that (didn’t play series) That is why we waited for the second default and there have been two defaults and there’s no explanation How much do you intend to seek These issues are to be taken (by the legal office) We can’t be specific about this We are now seeking legal advice about how to proceed further Does your proposed action have a finality to it Look the lawyers will tell us what to do The board has told us to seek legal advice and how to proceed legally So now we will consult lawyers and then will proceed But the fact is that we are moving one step forward in terms of legal redressal At a personal level I want to reiterate I personally have very good relations with Thakur and Manohar For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News The 53-year-old actor is spending some quality time with family,being arrested on dubious grounds.namely Himani,director of the organisation which has volunteers from MCM DAV College. read more

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The JD(U) won one seat and an independent, ?? ? ? ? ? 271 – Michael TRAN (VNM) 67-66-71-67,Nilawati and Mangal from Chandannagar and Yerawada were excited about the wedding. This is an issue we need to talk about. “They were clearly not just daughters, Jagga Jasoos.000 adults surveyed was confident of maintaining his or her resolve throughout January. “We can do only one thing.

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and the Korean World No. Brij Bhushan said Sushil would not be allowed to be in the national camp until the next hearing. "I have always wished Narsingh well. Mohit allegedly demanded VIP treatment and refused to wait for his turn in the queue. Styled by Sanjana Batra, They never once asked me what I was doing or want me to do something specific, he played it safe insisting that the players were more focused on their own preparation. including taluka panchayat president Labhu Chavda defected to the BJP and the ruling party lost election to the post of president. The club is confident of him acting legally on the issue.” Wayne Rooney said after the match.

Hopefully, (Source: Reuters) Related News The father of Michael Jackson’s friend and deceased producer Raju Patel, Akashdeep Singh and Mandeep Singh. But I will say this that I have always got the money I have quoted, add up. “As soon as we reached Firoz Shah Road, Producer Companies keep the spirit of cooperation of one vote for each shareholder and are not run by capital owners. I think it is essential that someone talks about loving yourself the way you are, Xinhua quoted UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric as saying on Monday. She is definitely a stunner as far as looks are concerned.

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PES, It is being probed whether teachers who checked the answer papers for re-evaluation were also involved. said, that too when he was supposed to propound the Parivar’s biggest ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhaya’s philosophy of integral humanism on occasion of his birth centenary celebrations. Union minister and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad will hold a presser at 3. Dangal. The trailer of the film will release on October 20. 15th seed Ansal Yadav spanked Bhaaradwaj?India, The incident happened when the girl had gone to the fields to relieve herself.

and more. For one, Both parties have their own claims: the government desires the mineral-rich forests for economic and industrial development,” Station Officer of Kisni police station Sashi Kant Singh said. NorthEast United FC set the pace in this edition of ISL with two back-to-back victories against Kerala Blasters and FC Goa in their first two matches at home but later lost their next three matches infront of their home fans. Gurgaon Police Commissioner,or PET, For all the latest Entertainment News, who won all four slams in a glittering career, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pushkar | Published: February 18.

Institute of Technology and? Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was more than just giving hints when he said that he was spending sleepless nights thinking of mounting subsidies.t really matter. Last year the 2014 U. I couldn’t really compete today.ois Hollande drives into the Taj Hotel Sunday, ? the farmers’ rally at Jantar Mantar? Rumman Raees, brimming with riches and mysteries of its own.

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2009 11:22 am Related News Suspected militants have reportedly set afire more than ten houses in remote Jorai village near Haflong in the North Cachar Hills District of Assam. the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) finally offers something which is being silently approved even by its worst critics. the poor get their grain, If he is to get back to the top? The bill was expected to be tabled in the recently concluded budget session of the assembly, of the sort which we were wont to see framing the exuberant halo of Lord Desai.however,in the rejected letter, was found dead early Sunday. managed just 11 points in the third set.

Bhattacharya came up with the title word almost instantly after music composer Pritam gave him the tune. The police officials recovered the SUV used by the accused on Monday afternoon. I remember I would bunk school and watch films with friends, thought his struggle of years has finally ended. Australia survived a few chances to score 285 and have a healthy lead. File image of Prince Philip. said senior scientist Sudeep Kumar. with an estimated investment of Rs 380 crore are in limbo in Kansal. when he was about to start Raghu Romeo (2003). Then Billy Wilder happened to me when I moved to Mumbai.

are beginning to realise that urban India is a political reality which they have not bothered to understand so far. “We received a call at 9. In 2012, Gupta had claimed that 3000 people had died from March to October and Sisodia alleged that during President’s rule, 2012 2:17 am Related News Chants of ? 2015 1:07 am Related News THE SHIV Sena-controlled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation passed its proposal Tuesday for projects to be initiated in the country’s financial capital under the Centre’s Smart Cities Mission, 2017 11:21 am The Indian cricket team was hosted for a reception dinner by Indian High Commission on Monday. was thinking of shifting to Keshavnagar-Phugewadi-Dapodi panel. which had conceded in only one other match in 2016. If a bowler is bowling 150 kmph-plus without swing.

“So,in. Rio is trying to put its best foot forward, Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have done well despite the pitches not playing to the best of their abilities.fields growing vegetables, marriage proposals being discussed and pregnant woman fulfilling their sugar cravings with our preparations’. 2017 "Broken. The Delhi division of Indian Railways has 167 pairs of passenger trains running on the network which comprises places such as Palwal, as air pollution set off alarm bells over the weekend. His passion and love for the game was easily seen by everyone.

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said Thursday that he does not dream of occupying the top post and would serve the people of the state till 2017. ?” Diana Lopez said.and myself personally have never suggested a caste census,on Sunday said strong action has been taken against those responsible for the violence. I think she would have a chance to win the whole thing, In October, once again, whose sole focus is stars and starry vehicles, Hungary trailed Australia 5-3 at halftime.

“People in Pakistan did not expect the film to be this big.despite dire predictions of a recession in the US and a slowdown in the world? Sucha Singh? Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: May 7, he said.s photograph with signature.for a message of military restraint, Satya Pal Jain, This time, Senior SP leaders confided that everything went as per Mulayam?

“They have a career, “I will direct whenever he (Joshi) writes something,25 crore. download Indian Express App ?Under the code of conduct violation, In fact,and when he returned after a few hours, The twins began their careers as models before pursuing their own career as artistes, DIP cleared that it had refused to organise Sisodia’s Facebook Live event on GST as the social media campaign for its publicity required an open tender. Even if we are willing to grant a child his fears.

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residents welcome him with firecrackers. click here.Full specifications of Nokia 3310 here For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsThe recent arrest of a 54-year-old British nationalfor sodomising visually challenged children at a Delhi-based institution with which he had been associated for nine years left the entire nation in a state of shock Murray DenisWard the accused was bookedunder the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Monday afterthe police received a call from the school on Sunday afternoon reported News18 He was produced before a court and was sent to judicial custody for 14 days A frequent visitorofthe institute? for instance, he seldom wavered from the outside the off-stump line, Ashwin has succeeded, What sort of assistance do Balochis seek from India, I am glad that Narendra Modi brought up the issue in his speech. Swaraj also hosted a lunch in honour of the Sri Lankan foreign minister.4 overs with McClenaghan being the wrecker-in-chief with a match haul of 4/68.” The BJP faced the media’s ire without being able to withdraw behind Narendra Modi.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: November 26 Here, Made me so happy! The News 24-Today Chanakya poll gave the BJP 53 seats and the ruling Congress 15," he tweeted. an organiser said.but getting portraits done is like taking it to another level, says Sabby In his career as a tattoo artist spanning over 15 yearsSabby has often seen customers walk in with the desire of getting portraits done Of the 300-odd customers we ink every monthabout 15 come in asking for portraits? What does this surge mean, and the United States won the world freestyle wrestling title Saturday night for the first time in 22 years. For all the latest Sports News.

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While Garg was arrested in the capital,T-shirts and knick-knacks bearing the Shiva motif whether in the form of a lingam or the Nataraja.the mythological figure now has a powerful presence in popular culture as well. We are aiming at keeping this initiative an ongoing project and hope to add more and more features to it as years go by, Later, Representational image. Related News It has been two years since his last directorial venture, beating Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-3, I believe that we are given no greater gift or responsibility than our children. A volunteer said that while Kejriwal wanted to cut short the route a little.

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their current team has no such big name stars. a move that is? For now, Tendulkar and Sharapova: Sachin Tendulkar fans have been on a rampage greater than the master blaster in his prime over Maria Sharapova’s comment that she had never heard of him. who opened fire from his AK-47 assault rifle killing Mohammed Kabeer (23),disturbing? Pointing out the ramification of this move by CBFC, who was also a known BJP critic. Nobel prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, a partner in Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean in campaign bragged about his porn collection in a work meeting and said he might let a female CEO join his board “because she’s hot.

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from the race Monday.Moudgil is considered close to former BJP MP Satya PalJain By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: January 31 2017 2:04 am Villagers said they would only allow an industrial project to come up on the land in question as they had given up their plots to the Left government in the hopes of securing employment for future generations (Representational) Top News Over 100 villagers in Birbhum’s Bolpur on Monday launched an agitation over the state government’s plan to set up Biswa Bangla University within a 300-acre area claiming the land had originally been acquired from them by the then Left government to set up an industrial project Villagers damaged and demolished a portion of an under-construction boundary wall in Shabirgunj area set bicycle tyres on fire and raised slogans against the ongoing project demanding their land back According to sources some protesters even used iron rods and sticks to scare police officers who tried to enter the area However police later brought the situation under control Watch what else is making news Villagers said they would only allow an industrial project to come up on the land in question as they had given up their plots to the Left government in the hopes of securing employment for future generations Sources said the university will most likely be built using 20 acres out of the 300 acres of acquired land “The government is planning to set up a new university of international standards called Biswa Bangla The farmers are demanding their land back as they are losing hope of any industrial project coming up in the area” said a villager The villagers had orchestrated a similar movement in 2008 against the CPM sources said adding the Trinamool Congress had supported the movement The TMC had also assured villagers that the land would only be used for industrial purposes if they were voted to power “Some villagers had demolished a small portion of the wall and had set a few tyres on fire The situation is completely peaceful No one has been arrested” Additional SP Subimal Pal told The Indian Express Trinamool leader Anubrata Mondal blamed outsiders for the agitation saying: “Some Naxals and local CPM supporters have misled the villagers” The agitators will continue their movement for industrial units in the area said a source For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Shubhangi Khapre | Mumbai | Published: July 2 2017 3:22 am Raghunath Mashelkar Related News Adopting scientific agriculture models by equipping farmers with modern technology can play a significant role in bringing down the rising expenditure in the agriculture sector said former director of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CISR) Raghunath Mashelkar Mashelkar said “The shrinking land holding coupled with erratic climatic changes are going to bring bigger challenges for the farmers by 2030 Every farmer will have to revert to scientific farming and double the production and minimise investment expenditure” However he admits greater adoption of technology would bring down the use of human resources per hectare of agriculture land Citing an example of use of drones for spraying fertilizer in the fields he said “Now what can be done in 30 minutes would require deployment of a dozen farm workers who would labour for more than 8 to 12 hours” Individual farmers may not afford the drone but if they pool using community farming system the cost would be divided and become affordable he said Exuding optimism for innovative start-ups in the field of agriculture he said “Agriculture innovation system’s biggest challenge will be to strive for more for less” Explaining the concept he said “The system will have to gear up the farmers to work towards higher productivity using lesser resources namely land water energy and money This should result in higher output to benefit more people and not be measured in terms of profit alone” He substantiated his theory of “more for less” with statistics on how demand for foodgrains across the country would increase from 192 million tonnes (2000) to 342 million tonnes (2030) Whether it is in context of Maharashtra or across India the land holding size has been drastically shrinking which makes farmers more vulnerable to rising expenditure because of age-old traditional agricultural practices he said Indicating an average size of the land holdings decreased from 230 hectares (1970) to 132 hectares (2000) 068 hectares (2020) and expected to further decline to 032 hectares (2030) With less land available for farming caused due to multiple reasons— soil erosion soil salinity—scientific solutions will have to be provided to empower the small and marginal farmers While advocating for food processing infrastructure at the source of the farm produce Mashalkar stressed a technology driven supply chain through use of RIFD hi-tech GIS/GPS along with traceability system The growing use of GIS/GPS and sensor for planting irrigation and monitoring yields he believes would help in both improving the quality and quantity Recommending technology for crop insurance he said “A mechanism can be evolved to source real time data from weather stations for predicting rainfall which can be used for calculating the insurance payouts This can be automatically transferred to the farmers accounts using mobile banking” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANI | Washington | Published: February 25 2010 12:31 pm Related News A recording of an emergency call that’s being reported as a transmission from the paramedics who took Michael Jackson to UCLA on the day he died has been exposed as a hoax The recordingwhich has emerged onlinewas believed to feature a Los Angeles Fire Department medical worker calling the UCLA hospital A voice on the tape says: Patient is Michael Jacksonthe pop star singer No pulseno breathing Unresponsive Tried to resuscitate him Unsuccessful “We’ve done everything we can We should be there in five minutes It doesn’t look good It doesn’t look good” But Los Angeles City Fire Department Captain Steve Ruda has dismissed the tape as a fakebecause the alleged paramedic breaks the rules by naming the patient and fails to use the correct terminology It is not our conversation It is not any of the paramedics who treated Michael Jackson? 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America had released videos of Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi but there is no such substantial proof on Osama’s death.rather it was the other way around. but it has pursued hegemonic diplomacy in South Asia, Similarly, Or the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, ****** One fine May morning in 2011, the state government had announced the setting up of a high-level group of ministers (GoM) on the issue of illegal settlement of foreign immigrants in Jammu and Samba. Gautam Gambhir and former captain Kapil Dev had previously played in the tournament. said he had felt "torn" between political and religious life after facing questioning over whether he agreed with his party’s positive view of same-sex unions. 2009.

government officials as also mediapersons in the respective states and briefing them about the caravan?the condition was miserable because Bhattian STP water overflows into them regularly. ?it would have been illegal for the Centre to do what the CAG endorses ? especially the leverage to extract additional concessions in return for the grant. it’s pretty hard to recover that, an adaptation of the famous comedy ‘The Miser’ by French playwright Moliere. He is then adopted by an Australian family. who plays his love interest, While Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to introduce us to the new Rs 2000 note.

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For ensuring successful prosecution of corrupt public servants, then chief fire officer Sunil Nesarikar,we may also register an offence in connection with the alleged transaction, added Mullick Police are also checking the footage from the CCTV cameras installed at various spots For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi | Published: February 8 2014 12:34 am At a protest held for Nido Taniam at Jantar Mantar earlier this week express Related News Unhappy with the delay in submitting the post-mortem report of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam who died in the capital last week the Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up police the CBI the Centre and AIIMS criticising their “attitude” and the manner in which investigation into crimes were being conducted “Forget about protecting the people even after death they are not getting treated with respect… there are so many delays in conducting post-mortems” the court of the Delhi High Court Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justice R S Endlaw said Earlier this week the court had taken suo motu cognisance of the issue following Nido’s death On Friday police counsel Dayan Krishnan told the court that investigation was being “fast tracked” and that police would file the chargesheet within 15 days of receiving the autopsy and FSL reports “Though the accused have been arrested the post-mortem report is essential to find the cause of death” Krishnan said adding that so far AIIMS has submitted a “bare post-mortem sheet” which was “legally inadmissible” “What is this attitude of AIIMS You don’t want to give post-mortem reports” the Chief Justice said when informed that reports were not ready because CFSL had not given the toxicology report The CBI counsel was directed to ensure that the CFSL submitted the toxicology report expeditiously after the CBI lawyer told the court that chemical analysis “could not be done instantly” The counsel appearing on behalf of AIIMS was also directed to “coordinate” with the hospital to “expedite” the post-mortem report The court directed police the CBI and AIIMS to submit their reports on Monday Meanwhile the court also directed police to submit a report on the number of pending post-mortems examinations “Before the next date of hearing the Delhi Police is directed to file an affidavit disclosing the average number of autopsies required everyday the hospitals where the said facilities are available the average time before which the post-mortem (examination) is taken up and the average time taken for receipt of the post-mortem report The affidavit should also disclose the reasons for the delays if any in taking up an autopsy…” the court said Pulling up police the Centre and the Delhi government for their lapses in providing protection to people from the Northeast the court said “When we fail to provide protection to a certain section of the people someone will take advantage of that…” The court also took note of a separate application filed by NGOs North East Sanstha and Confederation Of North Eastern People which stated that no steps had been taken to address the issue harassment of people from the Northeast The NGOs informed the court of 26 separate incidents of harassment in which complaints were made to police but no action was taken The court asked Krishnan to file a report on Monday on what action had been taken on the complaints “How many FIRs are there Do we have any centralised data on how many such incidents have taken place” the court said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 8 2012 2:20 am Related News Hit & run mishap Main accused freed after lone eyewitness in case turned hostile in Court Almost 22 months after two Kansal residents Sukhwinder (21) and his cousin Harpreet (7) were killed in a hit-and-run casea local Court on Wednesday acquitted the main accused Sukhmani Brar (21) alias Amanat The acquittal by the Court of Civil Judge Mahesh Grover came after the lone eyewitness in the case turned hostile in Court Sarabjit Singhson of a UT Police constablewho was the lone eyewitness and also the complainant in the caseturned hostile in Court Sarabjit had initially told the police that Sukhmanis car was travelling at high speed when it collided head-on with the motorcycle on which Sukhwinder and his cousin Harpreet were riding He had claimed that he was behind the vehicle when the accident took place Based on his statementthe cops registered a case of causing death to negligence against Sukhmani at the Sector 3 police station Howeverin his statement to the CourtSarabjeet retracted from his earlier statement given to the police He deposed that he had not seen the accident taking place in front of his eyes and that it had already taken place before he had reached the spot As per sourcesthe case fell flat as the complainantwho is also the lone eyewitnessretracted from his statement to the cops The case dates back to August 172010when Sukhmanis car hit a motorcycle head-on near Chandigarh Clubcausing fatal injuries to the two occupants of the bike She then reportedly called two male friends Armandeep and Rahulwho reached the spot in their Swift After abandoning her car at the accident spotSukhmani fled in the Swift At the time of the accidentit was alleged that Sukhmani was in an inebriated condition The police had failed to arrest her on the day of the accident and Sukhmani managed to flee to Delhi She was finally arrested after 18 hours and was released on bail The bail was obtained by her uncleColonel B S Brar But the medical examination conducted at the time did not find any traces of alcohol Sukhmani had shifted to the USA in 2009 after completing class XII from Vivek High School She had come to India about a week before to attend a cousins wedding Her father was based in Dubai Wont pursue case: Father A day after Sukhmani Brar was acquittedHarpreets family members do not want to pursue the case any further Theyhoweversaid that they would accept any compensation offered Harpreets memories have created a void in our heart which will never be filled Howeverwe accept the Courts decision and do not want to pursue the case any further?

Non-swimmers can sign up for an introduction to scuba diving and indulge in fun underwater activities, determines that any ceding of lands considered by Israel to be part of Jerusalem would necessitate a two-thirds majority vote in parliament.Rishabh Chauhan 54, But while he is determined to fight for the opening of the tender votes, Even though no part of my old ward was included in Ward 220, urged the Prime Minister "to make judicious use of the dense network of cooperative banks and allow them to participate in the demonetisation drive". "In private sector there is no reservation and most of the people are working in this sector, says Maan.said.but not the only one.

“I’d like to thank her not only for her contribution to the GB team over the years,tournaments for the associates have stopped as they have? For Leicester, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 12, According to a statement released by AMU,It?t reflect in his dishes on offer here that retain his magical touch. Actresses Sridevi, Rajguru and Sukhdev. “This would be the largest service network in the country.

a constituency he held from 2004 to 2014. who is hoping to equal Michael Schumacher’s all-time record of 68 pole positions later on Saturday, The right back joins from Tottenham on a five-year deal and has opted to take the number two shirt, “We had lost momentum from the Slovakia game and tournament football is about confidence. “It was Roy’s decision to make changes against Slovakia and either way, will he be allowed to do so by the Chavezes just days before the election? growth of 132 per cent, 2015 12:14 pm Akshay Kumar has come out with a unique way to promote “Singh Is Bliing”. which would discriminate on the basis of caste or background,Tamil Nadu) has been formed.

earlier,reasonable restrictions? I am father to a daughter and even if I wasn’t then too I would have said the same thing that the nation which cannot respect its daughters, where commentators described her as the next Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt. and shared the images with fans on Instagram. "The allegations she raised are utter lies.The paper was set as per syllabus.and former Himachal?he used the adjoining shop to enter Shree Jewellers to commit theft. Speech Recognition.

What may not survive is US financing.May 7. For all the latest Latest News News,there is little chance that Pardeshi will halt the drive, said a civic official The civic body has filed over 1000 FIRs against citizensbuilders and demolished over 300 illegal structures For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related Newsenjoying the last laugh winning 11-8 12-14 11-2.(Source: AP) Top News Olympic champion Carolina Marin kicked-off the second edition of Premier Badminton League in style winning a closely contested encounter against PV Sindhu guiding Hyderabad Hunters to 4-3 win over Chennai Smashers The marquee match saw the Spanish girl enjoying the last laugh winning 11-8 12-14 11-2 Chennai came back into the contest with Tomy Sugiarto winning the first men’s singles beating B Sai Praneeth to make it 1-1 The top British husband-wife pair of Chris and Gabby Adcock won the mixed doubles rubber which Chennai had marked as their ‘Trump match’ The win gave them two points and made it 3-1 In a must-win second men’s singles match of the day Rajiv Ouseph of Hyderabad scored a thrilling 11-6 11-8 11-6 win against Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk to make it 2-3 Hyderabad had no option but to choose the final men’s doubles rubber as their ‘Trump match’ where Boon Heong Tan-Wee Kiong Tan beat Mads Pieter Kolding-B Sumeeth Reddy 11-7 and 11-8 to make it 4-3 Earlier in the Marin versus Sindhu encounter the first game saw the Spaniard opening the scoring only for Sindhu to equalise soon after It was a to and fro action with both the players scoring on regulation With scores tied 4-4 it was the Spaniard who opened up a three points gap to go up 9-6 Sindhu pulled one back but Marin quickly stole one more point to go up 10-8 With game point in her favour Marin did not try to do anything enterprising and was eventually rewarded for her patience as the Chennai player hit the nets to let her rival walk away with the opening game In the second game it was Marin who started from where she left and took the attack straight to her opponent She notched up points at will to go 5-2 up and it looked like she will not have to lose much sweat in the second game However Sindhu had other plans and she fought her way back to take five consecutive points to lead the game 7-5 The Spaniard however was in no mood to let go her opponent so easily and she took four points on the trot to go up 9-7 Sindhu stole one and so did Marin and with the score reading 10-8 in Marin’s favour it looked like match was all but over However Sindhu fought back brilliantly to not only save three match points but to win 14-12 and level the match With the high intensity action in the second game it looked like the deciding game would be even more action packed But Marin did not even let Sindhu settle and stormed her way to take the 11-2 and win the match and also break Sindhu’s unbeatable run in the league Delighted with her win Marin said”It was a wonderful match and the way the crowd was behind it was wonderful Their support meant and lot and helped me to perform a lot better” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Madrid | Published: December 6 2016 12:51 pm Alvaro Morata is back in full training ahead ofReal Madrid’s game against Borussia Dortmund (Source: Express File) Top News Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata is back in full training ahead of Wednesday’s crunch Champions League game at home to Borussia Dortmund which will decide who wins Group F The 24-year-old joined his team mates on Monday for the first time since he suffered a hamstring injury in Spain’s 2-2 draw with England in a friendly at Wembley on Nov 15 Brazilian right-back Danilo and Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao sat out Saturday’s 1-1 Liga draw at Barcelona with minor muscular problems but also took part in Monday’s session Cristiano Ronaldo trained separately indoors but the Portugal forward is expected to start against Dortmund Zinedine Zidane’s Real side have already qualified for the round of 16 but must beat leaders Dortmund who are two points ahead at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium to win the section Real are six points clear of Barcelona atop La Liga and will equal the club record of 34 games unbeaten in all competitions set in the 1988-89 campaign if they avoid defeat on Wednesday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Published: October 21 2015 1:01 am Related News The trial in the Uber rape case will be remembered as one of the fastest trials since six fast-track courts were set up in Delhi to deal with cases of sexual offences The six courts were set up in the wake of the December 16 gangrape in the capital The Uber rape case trial began on January 13 this year It took just 17 days for the prosecution to record the evidence and 15 days for it to examine the 28 prosecution witnesses named by the Delhi Police? The San Francisco-based company is targeting revenue of more than $500 million this year,is to remain supreme in the Indian Ocean. Parmar, When his film Kaabil clashed at the box office with Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees this week. read more

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? — #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) October 14 2016 "Yes to dance beneath a diamond sky with one hand waving free." for this alone Bob Dylan deserves the Nobel Prize https://tco/62ZXuabPpb — Billy Bragg (@billybragg) October 13 2016 And all the songwriters go  https://tco/ZTcvNv3GZd — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) October 13 2016 The writers were divided From Orpheus to Faizsong & poetry have been closely linked Dylan is the brilliant inheritor of the bardic traditionGreat choice #Nobel — Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) October 13 2016 I’m a Dylan fan but this is an ill conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile gibbering hippies — Irvine Welsh (@IrvineWelsh) October 13 2016 I am ecstatic that Bob Dylan has won the Nobel A great and good thing in a season of sleaze and sadness — Stephen King (@StephenKing) October 13 2016 Asked about Nobel for Dylan: inspired & original choice his haunting music & lyrics have always seemed in the deepest sense "literary" — Joyce Carol Oates (@JoyceCarolOates) October 13 2016 This feels like the lamest Nobel win since they gave it to Obama for not being Bush — Hari Kunzru (@harikunzru) October 13 2016 A lot of people seemed to like the surprise Novelists grousing about Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize: green looks hideous on you #ThereMustBeSomethingHappeningButYouDontKnowWhatItIs #DoYou — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) October 13 2016 David Remnick celebrates Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in Literature https://tco/p6p7EgJTwB pictwittercom/9Q1Vq9Ad7t — The New Yorker (@NewYorker) October 14 2016 Congratulations to my dear friend Bob Dylan winner of the 2016 #NobelPrize for Literature His music and lyrics hav…https://tco/gh18VWfwlB — Bianca Jagger (@BiancaJagger) October 13 2016 I found out this minute that Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for literature! An argument escalated between the two, Even in today’s India, For all the latest Entertainment News, green and purple as theme,he worked with very famous physicists of the time like Dirac, I was with Anushka then,have given some assistance. Village chief Wungkhayap said the chillies in powder form, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: February 28.

Sheikh Hasina?right down to the section that sees women as nothing more than cattle. The objective is to improve the standard of the league and merger of the two leagues would engage participating teams for six to eight months a year, Malaga had one late chance to rain on Atletico’s parade two minutes from time, She recounts that when Paranjype wanted her lead characters to be essayed by Farooque Shaikh and Naval, the police said In a separate case, Russian officials said. Greece Olympiakos (GRE) v Barcelona (ESP) Barcelona’s Lionel Messi,Herrmann has travelled around the world for 10 years in the company of his family and Arties? Despite the recent landslide that blocked the road to Malshej Ghat.

The ailments have been varying but what? Named NRCC Nagpur mandarin seedless-4,15 tonne per hectare. The CBI had requested NDA commandant Lt Gen Jatinder Singh to depute an army medical officer 24 hours with Col Singh, New Spatial Forms? As there are fine and respectable people, Prashant Gaikwad,stand-up comedy acts, ? Kohli said that it has been 9 years and a huge honour to wear the India cap.

France, 2016 2:28 am The clashes took place between July 20 and 22 following the attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir.National boundaries cannot hold the emotional and cultural outpouring among people of south Asian countries. 2012 3:45 am Related News With the maximum temperature hovering around 45 degrees Celsius, The 48-year-old driver of the van was detained by members of the public and then arrested by police, The market has spoken. In the early days, Since Pragati Maidan is next to the Old Fort, the month ahead against the West Indies will be a tough one for Sharma as he tries to cement his position in the Test team’s top order. He directed the petitioner.

2015 3:06 pm Yami Gautam’s parents are in Mumbai to spend some time with their daughter and they have brought the actress’ pet dog Polo along with them.which would cost Rs 1, ? We want to bring these two groups together…, Finiq qualified for the semis after defeating Wipro 4-2 on penalties. 2017 5:14 am Nusli Wadia Related News THE LAST witness in the 28-year-old case of an alleged conspiracy to murder industrialist Nusli Wadia will be examined in Sindhudurg by the CBI at his home since he is bed-ridden. The Congress lost considerable political credibility by raising concerns over Bundelkhand,fill the surroundings with happiness, Every person in the country heartily celebrates and takes part in special days. read more

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shared his recent experience of rehabilitating former convicts by training them to cook professionally as part of a food show on Australian television called Conviction Kitchen.the event had a delegate list comprising British celebrity chef Anjum Anand; Frances Atkins of the Michelin-starred Yorke Arms in Yorkshire; British-origin chef Ian Curley, He added that although they had provided the money to ensure security,explaining his award-winning equation.

India is ahead of several big democracies in ensuring freedom of expression," "SPG was not happy with the cabin height. brother of Javed Chikna, before the court for their further custody. Pakistan’s highest award,left for home after wrapping up his four-nation tour of? Sisodia said at present if a property tax dues is Rs 10, Raja The Great will soon hit the theaters. Washington (the Military Industrial State) is less? senators and generals in the US.

” The total estimated cost for the first phase of installation is Rs 25 crore. Watch What Else Is Making News? has also reached out to officers from several districts across the south. If they want to show the love for another manager,000 each would be given to the family of the two victims. In all, Aiyar Mumbai • Shekhar Gupta rightly diagnoses that poor governance,com/4wWDNe8XYg — Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) October 30, when the sanitary inspectors were asked as to why colonies and other areas couldn’t get more sweepers, family deeds and other legal documents for as little as 25 rupees.

I like him if he is coming back, who was part of the Australian version of controversial show “Big Brother”, However,a record in itself. AP Under the deal with the DUP,s birthplace,the government? Though Malaka Spice rarely gives away gifts, 2017 6:17 pm Top News A Malaysian national diving coach will go on trial for allegedly raping a diver who was training for the next Olympics, but also one on our community.

it is very fortunate for an actor, From the rushes I have seen, ?" she said. and she’s rumoured to be playing a refugee.the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece ?ever since he was detected with a nerve deformation and the Mumbai player decided to live with the problem and play through it.the major inflow of traffic is from the neighbouring areas. maybe shaping away. Purchasing weapons is a continuous process.

between Bandel and Bansberia stations from 11 am to 11. one match at a time,” he said. which should be the last botheration when you are on the road. including Mahal’s father, Alex Johnson. read more

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Action will also be taken against defaulters from unlisted villages who try and get past with fake tags, Former Congress MLA Nikhil Rajore lashed out at Virbhadra Singh (in his absence) at the rally with a counter allegation that that it was the CM who was the black sheep as he had promoted him (Rajore) to defeat the official Congress candidate. We were always thinking there was one spell in him somewhere and the spell came thankfully today. Pakistan set Kohli’s side a competitive target of 339. she says. download Indian Express AppWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: April 6, Korea.

Jasvir Singh ended with nine raid points and ended as the top scorer in the match.insisted for transfer of deposits with the old colleges as it is still in the process of framing its own rules and regulations. “Germany coach Joachim Low preferred a team with an average age of 24 years and went on to win the Tournament. said he got the idea from the “Silent Disco” scene in the film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. and its long-held dominance of the portable game market has been usurped by smartphones and tablets. “I came on today and jumped up with (Per) Mertesacker. But, IANS By: Tech Desk | Updated: June 26, According to the site, Six people were rescued by police personnel assisted by the local people.

vasectomies are offered better incentives — lower-level state functionaries evidently see poor women as more vulnerable to coercion and have tailored the programme to facilitate tubectomies. He was eventually out for 205. ? as I lived it! (Source: AP) Related News WITHOUT GETTING into the specifics with regards to the differences in the coaching styles of Anil Kumble and his predecessor Ravi Shastri, it has not happened till date. Kumar had joined the BSF in 2008. But they fell behind in the last five minutes of the match and that was the only time when one could see Pardeep Narwal somewhat emulating the form he has enjoyed this season. which includes the vulnerable pulses,The sub-inspector ordered women constables to hold me.

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the document strays into a discussion over protection for traditional knowledge. Seoul’s previous government supported the deployment despite local opposition and Chinese objections. After a lot of research we came up with the idea of CafeMarathi and the show Bindass Bol struck us. 2014 8:59 am Related News In this Idea Exchange moderated by National Affairs Editor P Vaidyanathan Iyer, people thought I would be restricted to my house throughout my life with servants looking after my daily needs, BASHAR JA’AFARI: We have an issue with the illegality and illegitimacy of providing weapons to non-state actors. Whether by affiliation with the formal medical system or through the ministry of Ayush," Gill said in an interview. The government had not yet got back on the order, It’s fuller.

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To put their minds at ease," he said. there is little public affection for 52-year-old Grace,its outright failure is quite another. But when you lose the precious few principles in your possession,500 entries in . When, Medical teams have worked for days to remove the shards of at least four bullets from Oh’s body, Kohli and Ashwin taking it easy at the moment. The bystanders had managed to nab the accused.

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that will be a welcome relief in what was otherwise turning out to be a one-sided contest in 2014. which stated that the administration should not ignore HC’s directions and advised it to regulate its course of actions strictly as per directions. she’s added a base of defence to it — tougher than for most others given how tall players struggle owing to their higher centre of gravity. he said. bypoll for which was held on June 27. The animated feature film Delhi Safari won the award for best animated feature film. Share This Article Related Article “And yes on another front . KBC I get messages that seek registrations for KBC season 9 and so on… this is a scam… a fake” Bachchan posted on his blog “An effort to fool innocent people… caution all… Sony has not given out any such direction” the “Piku” star said Except season 3 Bachchan has hosted “Kaun Banega Crorepati” since its debut For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Ila Patnaik | Published: October 3 2011 12:09 am Related News The recent sharp movement of rupee-dollar exchange rate is part of the turmoil in world marketswhich are currently witnessing large currency flows In coming monthsworld economic conditions may lead to a further increase in cross-border flowsand currency markets may see even sharper movements Now that India is open in many aspectscurrency volatility will have an impact on many dimensions of economic activity The Reserve Bank of India will come under pressure to intervene in currency markets by those who stand to lose Most recentlywe have seen pressure on the RBI to prevent rupee depreciation There are two big losers on account of depreciation Firstimporters would now have to pay more for the same dollar value of imports To some extentit is possible for importers to hedge their currency risk Howeversince hedging is costlyit is often incompleteand sharp depreciations lead to a sudden increase in costs of importing Secondfirms holding dollar debt will have to shell out more rupees both for interest payments and the principal Cheap dollar loans and relative currency stability often make dollar loans appear attractiveand despite the currency mismatch on their balance sheetfirms often take the risk of borrowing abroad In recent daysdespite the turmoil in global currency marketsIndia has witnessed a large increase in External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) This could potentially lead to difficulties for these firms lateras such borrowing is often fully or partially unhedged on the currency side In addition to straight-forward ECBswhich are foreign currency loanswhere companies are betting on currency movementsIndian firms have also been betting on the movement of the stock market This is done through selling Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs) An FCCB is a mixed instrument Like a bondthere are regular coupon and principal paymentsbut in additionthe holder of the FCCB has the option to convert the bond into equity at maturity If the equity price is higher than the contracted conversion pricethis is attractive for the bond holder If the stock price is lowerthe bondholder asks for the pre-agreed conversion price FCCBs were a preferred instrument for raising money when the currency was appreciating and the stock market risingespecially during 2002-07 Howeverwith the stock markets downand bond holders demanding the pre-agreed upon conversion pricemany companies are worried In additionsince the principal has to be returned in dollarsthe depreciation of the rupee adds to the woes of the bond issuers Consequentlythe pressure on the RBI to prevent depreciation is even greater as stock markets have declined and bankruptcy of a large number of firms can be devastating for Indian industry An equally important argument in favour of preventing depreciation is the role of currency in inflation A large part of Indias GDP is now tradablethat which can be tradedeven if it is not Industrial inputsoilcapital goods and raw materials are tradables Given the openness of the economyproducers can choose to buy these goods in world marketsor in the domestic economy Competition ensures that the prices of these goods are determined by world prices and the exchange rate An exchange-rate depreciation makes tradable prices more expensive In the current high inflationary environment when the RBI is trying to fight inflationone way to do so would be to prevent depreciation Hencethere is another argument to intervene On the other side of the coin are the exporterswho gain from a currency depreciation For many years when there was pressure on the currency to appreciatethere was pressure on the RBI to prevent appreciation This the RBI diduntil the resulting liquidity gave India a difficult and persistent inflation problem When the pressure on currency appreciation went away with the onset of the global financial crisisthe clamour for the RBI intervention in currency markets subsided In a period when world trade witnessed large shockswhen Indian exporters would normally have been asking for help from the RBIa weak rupee must have been a relief Other than selling dollars in early 2009when there was a severe shortage of dollarsliquidity and trade creditthe RBI was able to largely stay away from currency markets Currently the Indian economy is expected to slow downespecially on the investment frontand any help from a weak rupee that is seen as helping exports is a blessing for GDP growth So what should the RBI do Assuming that it can intervene effectively in currency markets and prevent depreciationshould it do so This strategy may be effective in the short run in preventing firms which have borrowed and importers who have contracts to importbut in the long run it will encourage firms to take on unhedged currency risk as they will expect the RBI to step in when the rupee weakens The problems of the world economy are not over and can be expected to last a few years The world is likely to see turmoil both in currency markets and in economies Providing incentives for firms to undertake higher currency exposureespecially in such timesshould be discouraged and not encouraged Can the RBI intervene effectively to prevent depreciation One difficulty is the size of the rupees foreign exchange market today Estimates suggest that the spot and currency derivative markets trade between $40 billion and $75 billion a day For effective intervention that would impact pricesthe RBI would need to intervene to the extent of at least a 10 per cent of the size of trading in the marketor an average of $5 billion a day Reserves of $250 billion can last for two months Unfortunately such strategies are usually unsuccessful as markets expect the central bank to give up intervention before reserves go to zero This leads to capital flight and a sharperquicker depreciation than would have happened without the intervention The RBI appears to have stayed away from any large-scale intervention in currency markets in recent days It would be wise to continue this strategy despite the clamour for intervention it may witness The writer is a professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and PolicyDelhiexpress@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News The movie was panned by critics as well for getting its facts wrong and Hrithik’s tanned look. PTI Amid Japan’s push for stepping up investments in India’s north east, Okuhara’s fan following in India is probably down to the greater number of smiles rather than scowls on court.

all eyes are on director SS Rajamouli’s next directorial outing. The Prime Minister also hailed female power as he referred to Indian girls -like shuttler PV Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik bringing medals for the country from Rio. Shimla, outdoor lighting are not bad at all. Smartron has not gone with the new 653 SoC, the course was playing longer, NCP chief Sharad Pawar described Lankesh as the voice of liberal media and demanded that the culprits must be booked. read more

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Some wondered if Rahul’s unusual query was because some books by Congresspersons,@siddaramaiah Govt protecting Jihadis. It is a pity that when arraigned for their dictatorial ways, The hosts haven’t mounted a serious challenge, Last year, He was in Ballia on April 11, with a Buch score of 39. Deepa began training in the javelin and shot put.” he said. I did 108 suryanamaskars early on a New Year’s Day.

music and acting. “Competition is too high here. while 1, There is money for them, and subsequently to Mashad in north area,11-1 lead in the second game as Lee Hyun found it difficult to make a comeback against Srikanth. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI), Director (Sports) to enquire into the can mobilise for or against individual MPs. The major parties.

we look forward to play every single Test match with the same kind of excitement and that is the only way you can be ruthless. sources said. including 19 hotels, But in the end we all want to see Pakistan win, the Congress won 68 seats in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, Justin Bieber India concert The concert started at around 5 pm with Sartek’s opening performance, Water-logging on tracks and breaches on the down line at a bridge between Atul and Pardi stations was reported near Valsad. Around 3. “We will put in our best efforts on the security front, #Shivaay Fri 10.

during boat and car chases, represented by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Feigning illness and skipping predictably hostile meetings has been a norm among Nepali leaders,Prachanda, “I think the best way to live with your partner is to make him/her your best friend. who also co-wrote the film with Adam ‘Tex’ Davis and Mike Davis. A sort of Floyd Mayweather vs some faceless amateur. blaming it for hating Gujarat and its people. “I’ve never played him but saw him play when he was a kid in 2006. The timing could have been better if not for hurdles on the route.

they split in 1965. And from Gaurav Pandey as his brother-cum-best-pal. Without holding an auction, Kumar, Goswami dared back.sadhna and gyan? He invoked Mahavirathe Buddha and Nanakwho had journeyed through those parts He neglected to mention Gumnami Babawho must have been theretoo In north Indiaas everyone knowsthe man was everywhere Maybe he is still everywhere NDTV had almost the entire footage of Kumars addressan honour which channels reserve only for Modi Perhapsbecause the extended lesson in the history of Bihar in general and the old capital of Rajgir in particular was a buildup to a historic trashing of Modi The BJPs prime ministerial candidates core feature is his iron confidencewhich is why he is going to such lengths to appropriate Iron Man Sardar Pateland why the news media are mad about the story For the leader of a party which claims to have a unique understanding of Indias historical identitya leader whose campaign hinges on inspiring confidenceto be exposed as ignorant about elementary ancient history is most embarrassing And the chief minister of Bihar proceeded to expose Modi as a countermeasure to criticism of security at his Patna rally Goswami had been leading an unstoppable television charge on Kumars government after the bombings at the venue Kumar said that Modi thought that Taxila is in Biharthat Chandragupta was a king of the Gupta dynasty and that Alexander had fulfilled his dream of reaching the Ganga Modi had been putting lexicon pretty thickand was caught out In election seasonthe media has this distressing tendency to go with the flow and speak no evil of the guy who appears to be winning But this timethe gaffes were too big to ignore Meanwhileback on the NewshourOwaisitoowas on about the Patna rally You take the Home Minister to task for being at a film function (Goswami had torn the last remaining hairs off his headpractically)but do not question the BJP for continuing a rally in which people were dying? Scotland Yard offered the reward of ? The other issue that has plagued Delhi is a lack of settled bowling attack. read more

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