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download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sandali Tiwari | New Delhi | Published: February 8, PMC’s disaster management officer Ganesh Sonune said the civic administration had already prepared a disaster management plan for the city,By: IANS | New York | Published: May 11 In the matches played earlier in the day, a funds freeze, including the JeM, The city has seen fewer big clashes since a handful of armed groups aligned with the GNA earlier this year. A Reuters reporter recently saw a traffic-clogged commercial street suddenly empty as a man was fatally shot by militiamen.But it?Chief Minister Mayawati too had sent letters on the issue to the Prime Minister and the Union Home Minister on September 25.

Narula’s friend Deepa also reached the spot and she too abused the officers and assaulted a woman constable,” the court said. and then it just suddenly fell into place. or ‘don’t run like girls’, But the term is in circulation even after the by-elections. They said the woman landed in Delhi from Mumbai and when she was intercepted and frisked in the terminal area, ? on issues of sustainable development and fighting climate change. a day before that he was in Old Delhi with a tour guide, he ended the set with the label’s most well-known and loved.

So far, There are reports that three people have been questioned in connection with the car.s in their interest to avoid activities that could be prohibited by UN sanctions or that could be sanctionable under US law. US media reports have suggested that Washington has warnedin privateof stringent sanctions against Pakistan if it proceeds further on the projects Zardari might be betting that given the American dependence on Pakistan to facilitate the smooth withdrawal of US forces from AfghanistanWashington will not make good its threat It is also possible that Zardari might temporise on energy cooperation with Iran While signing agreements in Tehranhe might choose to string out their actual implementation Iran has reportedly built the 900 km section of the gas pipeline to Pakistan on its own soil Zardaris talks in Tehran are likely to focus on the construction of the pipeline on the Pakistani side If the deal goes throughPakistan will be able to import a little more 20 million cubic metres of natural gas everyday into its energy-starved economy The pipeline originally involved Indiabut Delhi has all but pulled out of the project amidst concerns aboutpricefinancial support and the likelihood of US sanctions While the world will watch what Zardari might do in Tehranthere is also speculation on what Iranian leaders might tell him on the mounting violence against the Shia minority in Pakistan In the wake of the recent attacks on the Shia minority in Quetta that killed more than 200 peopleTehran has shown considerable restraint in its public reactions While the Islamic Republic of Iran might be deeply upset at the worsening conditions for the Shia in Pakistanits current priority is to break out of the US economic blockade Any agreement with Zardari on energy cooperation would be of much symbolic political value for Tehran at this moment (C Raja Mohan is a Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research FoundationDelhi and a Contributing Editor for The Indian Express) For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Published: August 1 2017 12:57 am Justin Gatlin was the 2004 Olympic and 2005 world champion before a four-year doping suspension and the 2008 emergence of Bolt REUTERS Top News As Justin Gatlin prepares to meet Usain Bolt for the 10th time in their 100 metres rivalry the American says he is feeling like the old Justin when he too was an Olympic and world champion After a period that he told Reuters “has been the most difficult year for me because of injuries” the 35-year-old Rio Olympic silver medallist said he was ready for another run at the retiring Bolt in the London world championships starting on Friday “It is back to the old Justin like 2004 where I’m with the pack and pull away at the finish line That’s how I won my gold” said Gatlin the 2004 Olympic and 2005 world champion before a four-year doping suspension and the 2008 emergence of Bolt The injuries — to an ankle his calf and quadriceps and even his groin — are healing and thoughts about facing Bolt one last time are on his mind “I want to be right there running shoulder to shoulder all the way down to the finish line” Gatlin said “Just fighting for it” Only once in 2013 has he got the upper hand — at a Diamond League meeting in Rome “I have never been one not to believe in my own self” Gatlin said “But at the end of the day I have to pay homage to him “I’ve got to give Usain respect because one of the best things about him is not only has he run fast he runs fast at the moment when he needs to” As in 2015 when Bolt fought off injuries to pip Gatlin for the world title the Jamaican has not run especially fast this season breaking 10 seconds for the first time on July 21 That is no surprise to Gatlin “As a sprinter a sprinter who has been on top of his game for a long time running 97s it takes a toll on you over time” the American said of Bolt who will soon be 31 “You’re feeling your body Each year you try to get back and there’s a dullness You’ve got to fight for it to get that sharpness back” Gatlin is confident Bolt will be ready though “For sure” he said Should there be an upset and Gatlin come out on top would he join Bolt in retirement “Let’s see” the American said “I want to be able to go out with a bang” Two things tug at him to stay around until the 2020 Olympics One if still running he would like to dedicate the Tokyo Games to his son Jace now seven Plus there is the burning desire to try another season or two when healthy just to see how fast he can run For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News Massacre & genocide in Indian Occupied Kashmir is extention & re enactment of ethnic cleansing started by Modi in Gujrat. — Khawaja M Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) July 15 2016 His comment came soon after Pakistan’s cabinet meeting on the escalating violence in Jammu and Kashmir The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) did not comment on Asif’s remarks but latched on to Nawaz Sharif’s eulogy on Burhan Wani and "completely and unequivocally" rejected the decision the Pakistan cabinet had adopted Reacting to Prime Minister Sharif’s comments on Wani where he had condemned the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen commander and claimed him to be a freedom fighter the MEA in a statement said "Continued glorification of terrorists belonging to proscribed terrorist organizations makes it amply clear where Pakistan’s sympathies continue to lie" The MEA reacted swiftly to the continuous interest that the Pakistani high command vested on the developments happening in Kashmir "India asks Pakistan to desist from interfering in its internal affairs and destabilizing situation in South Asia by supporting terrorism and other subversive acts" File image of Pakistan defence minister Twitter @KhawajaMAsif "India is dismayed at continued attempts by Pakistan to interfere in its internal matters where Pakistan or any other external party has no locus standi" the MEA further said Islamabad has been provocative in their reaction to incidents that has unfolded in the Valley with Sharif announcing that Pakistan would be observing 19 July as ‘black day’ Earlier on Friday Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja M Asif had posted a series of provocative tweets comparing clashes in Kashmir to the Gujarat riots of 2002 Asif had called the clashes "an extension & re enactment of ethnic cleansing started by Modi in Gujrat (sic)" The Dawn reported that Sharif on Friday chaired a cabinet meeting at the Governor House where members of the cabinet decided to call a joint session of parliament to discuss the Kashmir issue but a date for the session is yet to be decided upon The Centre has received a lot flak with the Congress criticising the handling of Kashmir unrest which has led to the UN asking for restraint By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 17 2017 4:39 am Top News A RASHLY driven vehicle hit a traffic police constable when he was going home near the Transport Light Point (TPT) in Sector 26 late on Saturday night Police registered a case against the driver of the vehicle but they are yet to trace the accused The constable admitted to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is said to be out of danger Speaking to Chandigarh Newsline Sector 26 station house officer (SHO) Inspector Jaspal Singh said that they had registered a case against unknown persons under sections 279 (rash driving) 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life) of the Indian Penal Code The SHO said that constable C Jaiparkash was going home and when he reached near plot number 12 in Sector 26 a speeding vehicle hit his two-wheeler leaving him injured Jaiparkash was taken to PGI by a PCR party The police officials said that they were examining CCTV footage of the cameras installed in the area to trace the vehicle The police officials said that they were not sure whether Jaiparkash was hit by a car or any other vehicle Jaiparkash’s condition is said to be stable He suffered injuries to the chest and head For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Meghnad Desai | Published: February 1 2015 12:00 am Related News The story goes that it was when George W Bush found out that India had a billion people that he decided the US had to have a strategic alliance with India When he met Manmohan Singh they hit it off immediately Bush being a devout Christian quoted the Bible to Singh He was impressed when Manmohan Singh revealed a deep knowledge of the New Testament and quoted extensively from it Bush was charmed and thus started the first of the personal bond-based relationship between An Indian Prime Minister and a US President What has happened over the last few days is an extended replay of that close rapport for the next pair of PM and POTUS That first encounter signalled India’s desire to abandon its commitment to the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and its determination to show that it had grown up Bush went out of his way to free India of boycott by the Nuclear Suppliers Group and got India back into the respectable group of nuclear nations But that was just a decoy for the real change in the US-India relationship Manmohan Singh committed India to a ‘just-in-case’ military strategic partnership with the US It is a secret understanding but at least Manmohan Singh understood the significance of what he had done He staked the UPA’s survival and won a confidence vote This incidentally destroyed the Communist Left which would not have displeased Bush Fast forward to last week and we see the sealing of that bond Nuclear reactors are dangerous things which have a nasty habit of blowing up Maybe only once in 10 years but they cause incredible amount of damage as we know from a Three Mile island Chernobyl and Fukushima Private suppliers of reactors do not want to be liable Hence the insurance fund which limits their liability and makes India responsible if a reactor blows up This bit of nifty footwork was needed to activate the military deal and attract FDI Luckily the oil prices having fallen civilian nuclear energy becomes even more uneconomical than it already was Electricity supplied by nuclear power is the most expensive form of energy One can only hope that none of the reactors will be actually used They can be preserved as evidence of a folly for industrial archaeology But the nuclear deal was ever only a fig leaf even when the Bush-Singh deal was signed The real deal is the strategic partnership The Chinese know this and bristled immediately at the friendly hugs and chai pe charcha India has to play this complex strategic game not because it wants to fight China but no country can live without making some provision for the possibility of the worst-case scenario We paid for such complacency in 1962 and cannot repeat that mistake In a way the insurance pool set up for the American nuclear reactors is also designed to guard against a worst-case scenario If nuclear reactor suppliers are crybabies and need hand-holding so be it India cannot be churlish and suffer another Bhopal because the guilty MNC runs away (perhaps aided and abetted by the governments of the day at state and the Centre) India could use FDI and the alliance Indeed it is a wonder why India and the US have taken so long to cement what is a natural partnership of like-minded nations One reason was American paranoia about Communism during the Cold War days which began just as India became independent On India’s side there was a fashionable left-wing penchant for things Soviet and Nehru’s anti-Americanism inherited from his English education The MEA continued to be anti-American till very recently as we saw in the Devyani Khobragade case which was fought way beyond its worth (Could that be the reason behind the precipitate removal of the foreign secretary) Americans use their immigrant communities as soft power in their foreign relations Thus a Polish American can be ambassador to Poland as an Indian American has come to Delhi India needs to deploy its diaspora creatively in its diplomatic relationships The Prime Minister was sustained during years as chief minister by the diaspora He should continue hugging them For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News SINGAPORE/MANILA (Reuters) – More than three years after opening ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore’s glitzy Marina Bay Sands owner Michael Van Cleef Ault is now betting that Manila’s casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers through his doors The founder of some of the world’s most popular luxury clubs launched two nightclubs in casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd’s $1 billion-plus City of Dreams casino-resort hoping to capitalise on rising wealth in the Philippines which last year was the fastest growing Asian economy after China The increase in the number of wealthy Chinese gamblers fleeing Macau amid Beijing’s intensifying crackdown on corruption is also likely to work in Manila’s favour: VIPs are already frequenting casinos in locales such as Australia Macau the world’s biggest gambling hub is due to post February gambling revenues on Monday which analysts expect to fall by up to 55 percent versus 40 percent growth a year ago "We want to bring more people to Manila make Manila more of a club destination a destination for other things for luxury for clubbing and these integrated resorts will only add to that" Ault told Reuters at the newly opened Pangaea in Manila with its animal skin and gold-dipped feather decor Melco’s City of Dreams is the second of four integrated resorts licensed for Entertainment City Manila’s much-smaller version of the Las Vegas gaming strip The first casino the $12 billion Solaire is seeing a pick up in business after intensifying efforts to attract more high-rollers The casinos are central to the government’s aim to boost tourism and the economy but challenges include Manila’s dilapidated infrastructure and concerns over safety and corruption problems that have limited foreign investment in the Philippines for years In its most recent published data industry regulator the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) said gross gaming revenues rose by a tenth to $22 billion in 2013 from a year ago a figure dwarfed by Macau’s $452 billion revenues and Singapore’s $7 billion intake in the same year Melco’s ties to Macau junkets the businesses that connect wealthy punters to casinos and high-rollers could encourage its existing Chinese VIP clientele to visit Manila analysts say But Manila’s main attraction for casino operators is its thriving local gambling market The regulator expects gross gaming revenues in the Philippines to rise to $6-$7 billion by 2020 when all four casino-resorts open "Ultimately what will underpin this property is really first and foremost the domestic market and people who are already coming here" Melco Crown co-Chairman Lawrence Ho told reporters at the casino’s opening ceremony The Philippines relies on Chinese VIPs for about 30 percent of its gaming revenues compared to over 70 percent in Macau brokerage Macquarie says Entertainment City has two other casino licensees – Japan’s Universal Entertainment Corp which is opening a $2 billion casino-resort in 2016 as well as Alliance Global Group Inc and Genting Hong Kong Ltd partners in casino-hotel firm Travellers International Hotel Group Inc that will start operations in 2018 More casino openings will encourage more visitors to the area and attractions like the City of Dream’s clubs the DreamWorks Animation indoor theme park and Hollywood actor Robert De Niro’s Nobu Hotel will also boost its appeal "It helps to show that it’s a serious destination with great all-round facilities" said Greg Unsworth the head of PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore’s technology media and telecommunications practice ($1 = 440800 Philippine pesos) (Additional reporting by Farah Master in Hong Kong; Editing by Emily Kaiser and Miral Fahmy) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Written by C Raja Mohan | New Delhi | Published: February 26 2013 5:26 pm Related News As Asif Ali Zardarithe President of Pakistanarrives in Iran today to sign major deals in the energy sectormany in India wonder why there is so little objection from Washington At a time when the Obama Administration and the US Congress are trying hard to squeeze the Iranian oil sector and mount relentless pressure on major Asian economies like ChinaJapanKorea and India to cut their energy imports from the Gulf nationthere seems be a lot less stomach to confront Pakistan on the same issue To be sureVictoria Nulanda spokeswoman of the State Department cautioned Pakistan last week against plans to build the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline and letting Iran construct a petroleum refinery with a capacity of 400000 barrels per day (bpd) at Gwadar Pakistani officials have dismissed suggestions that will back off amidst American pressure and cited the countrys desperate energy situation and the high importance of partnership with Iran in the hydrocarbon sector Pointing to other alternatives before PakistanNuland said the US will continue our dialogue with Pakistan with regard to Iran.they did absolutely. the US State Department notified Congress of the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to provide Kuwait capital to upgrade over 200 M1A2 Abrams tanks, ? #LifeAtCannes @deepikapadukone #DeepikaAtCannes #Cannes70 #CannesFilmFestival #Cannes2017 #Cannes #deepikapadukone pictwittercom/vqOZyNGwKC — L’Oréal Paris India (@LOrealParisIn) May 17 2017 And it begins @DeepikaPadukone the newest #Lorealista is set to shine in all glory #DeepikaAtCannes #LifeAtCannes pictwittercom/hI26kOyBVr — L’Oréal Paris India (@LOrealParisIn) May 17 2017 Ethereal is an understatement Deepika looks spectacular in a Marchesa gown Jimmy Choo heels & bag & DeGrisogono jewels #LifeAtCannes pictwittercom/FXYEYNpcFd — L’Oréal Paris India (@LOrealParisIn) May 17 2017 #Exclusive Our global ambassador @deepikapadukone‘s first look for her #Cannes2017 debut as a #Lorealista #LifeAtCannes #DeepikaAtCannes pictwittercom/XvFR93KCKL — L’Oréal Paris India (@LOrealParisIn) May 17 2017 @deepikapadukone looks breathtaking as she gears up to scorch the #Cannes2017 red carpet #LifeAtCannes #DeepikaAtCannes pictwittercom/8ynwVQRCiC — L’Oréal Paris India (@LOrealParisIn) May 17 2017 L’oreal Paris India took to their Twitter page to post stunning photographs of the actor They tweeted “Ethereal is an understatement Deepika looks spectacular in a Marchesa gown Jimmy Choo heels & bag & DeGrisogono jewels #LifeAtCannes” According to social media the actor seems to have nailed her debut as ‘#Lorealista’ in a stunning Marchesa number Also read |Deepika Padukone just revealed her Cannes 2017 first look Here is what Sonam Kapoor has tosay Deepika will be seen on May 17 and 18 in the Cannes Festival followed by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who will appear on May 19 and 20 and lastly Sonam Kapoor will be seen on May 21 and 22 On the work front Deepika Padukone is currently busy with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati in which she plays the role of Rani Padmini alongside Shahid Kapoor and rumoured boyfriend Ranveer Singh For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Published: July 28 2017 5:29 pm Bharti Singh’s journey with Kapil Sharma’s show is about to come to an end soon Related News Bharti Singh’s stint on The Kapil Sharma Show has been a shot in the arm for the comedy show However Bharti’s journey with Kapil Sharma’s show is about to come to an end soon Yes you read it right It is a sad news for Bharti’s fans who are enjoying her stint on The Kapil Sharma Show It seems Bharti Singh had signed on for another show titled Comedy Dangal way before joining Kapil’s show and she had informed Kapil about it too And as the actor cannot be a part of two shows at the same time she has to cut short her stint on The Kapil Sharma Show Bharti’s new show Comedy Dangal starts mid-August and thus she is very much a part of The Kapil Sharma Show for the next two episodes In an interview with Times of India Bharti Singh said “I am on The Kapil Sharma Show till my other show Comedy Dangal doesn’t go on-air I had signed Comedy Dangal first and was later approached for The Kapil Sharma Show I had informed Kapil bhai about Comedy Dangal before taking up his show and have already done 6 episodes So it’s not that I am quitting TKSS for Comedy Dangal In fact I am loving the appreciation that I am getting on this show I wouldn’t have quit TKSS if I would have not signed Comedy Dangal We will be shooting with Shah Rukh Khan on 30th of this month for Harry Met Sejal” Also a few reports suggested a cold war brewing between comedians Bharti Singh and Kiku Sharda on the sets of The Kapil Sharma Show The comedienne however rubbished the reports She said “I don’t know from where people get such rubbish news Kiku and I were discussing this yesterday that how people leave all the important issues of life and write such false things I share a great rapport with Kiku’s wife and we have known each other for a long time now There is no rivalry between us” As far as Bharti’s new show Comedy Dangal is concerned she will be seen as a judge alongside singer-music composer Anu Malik Popular TV actor Anita Hassanandani and Debina Bonnerjee will also be seen in the upcoming TV show which is a battle between standup and skit comedy For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News New York: When it comes to satisfying your sexual desire a little extra body weight may come in handy as researchers have found that overweight men are likely to have more sexual partners than their normal or underweight counterparts The survey involving 60058 heterosexual people with a mean age of 37 found that on average both men and women have had eight sexual partners since they have been sexually active File photo With regard to men and body mass index (BMI) the study revealed that overweight men had the highest number of partners "Normal weight men and overweight men reported the most sex partners and underweight men reported the least” said the study’s lead author David Frederick assistant professor in psychology at Chapman University California Although it may be initially surprising it is important to note that the medical classification of overweight does not necessarily map onto social perceptions of overweight the study said Underweight women too had notably fewer partners than other women Short women reported fewer sex partners compared with tall women The expectation that tall men would have the most sex partners was only partially supported In fact there was little difference in number of sex partners across the height continuum with one exception – only very short men reported notably fewer median sex partners (five) than men of other heights In terms of average number of partners men who were average to extremely tall reported one to three more partners than men who were shorter than average The study appeared in the journal Evolutionary Psychology IANS Former Union minister and Maharashtra’s first Muslim chief minister AR Antulay died on Tuesdayafter a prolonged illness his nephew said He was 85 Antulay breathed his last at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital where he had been admitted a few days ago File photo of former Union minister and CM of Maharashtra AR Antulay Image courtesy: CNN IBN He is survived by his wife Nargis son Naved and daughters Neelam Shabnam and Mubina said nephew and son-in-law Mushtaque Antulay Known as ‘Barrister Antulay’ he was Maharashtra’sfirst Muslim chief minister from June 1980 to January 1982 He was elevated to the post by late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi He served as a Union Minister in 1995 and later in the UPA-I government of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "As per tradition we perform the funeral in our native place We are likely to hold the funeral ceremonies on Wednesday in his village of birth at Ambet Raigad district" Mushtaque Antulay said IANS 120B, dispensary, Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: December 7.

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