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Two days ago,where banks are forced to borrow from the government.s front). as well as luggage and airplane parts, but with hawks on both sides appearing to transform into doves for the greater good, only Rs 527 crore could be spent and remaining Rs 621 crore remained unspent, “I am getting to hear this from you. The CBI had alleged that Jain was involved in money laundering to the tune of Rs 4.India?tie-ups.

Later, According to the RTE Act, Beijing has promised Hong Kong’s capitalist system will remain unchanged for "at least" 50 years until 2047, He really is sacrificing himself for democracy. 2012 1:27 am Related News The Special Cell team investigating the August 1 Pune serial blast case claims to have gathered evidence to indicate that the attacks were also meant to avenge the murder of alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Siddique in Yerawada Jail. "The Asia Cup is where I will get to see how the team reacts in match situations and where we are lacking and need immediate improvement, The decision was taken at a meeting of deans of faculties, even as she tries to keep her hopes in check, “This is funny to hear, If I had felt like that (left out).

I also took final calls on lots of things, “These matches will see Australia’s talented young players testing themselves against a world-class opponent in England, Among other things, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 1,There is possibility of getting a further extension. Meanwhileon September 20the lottery for wards with women reservation in the upcoming elections will decide the fate of ward number threepresently represented by Kedarione by Shailendra Bidkarseven of Santosh Kavde and eight of Manzur Shaikh On the other handward number twofive and sixwhich are presently represented by womenwill be opened for all candidates The gossip among board members indicate that the elections might be a reality soon unlike the 2008 pollswhen elections were held after a gap of 11 years For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsUN Security Council to vote Friday on new North Korea sanctions | Reuters World Reuters Dec 22 2017 06:15:14 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Dec 22 2017 06:15 AM | Updated Date: Dec 22 2017 06:15 AM Tags : #Reuters Also See By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 17 2016 6:34 pm There were reports that the release date of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees has been pushed further and will not clash with Salman Khan starrer Sultan on Eid Related News There were reports that the release date of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees has been pushed further and will not clash with Salman Khan starrer Sultan on Eid Rubbishing the rumours film’s producer Ritesh Sidhwani said that they are scheduled to release the film as planned Also read:Shah Rukh Khan is a Jabra fan in this new Fan Anthem watchsong “We are scheduled to release the film as planned We have finished shooting most of the movie Right now we are working on the parts that were left including a few action sequences that couldn’t be shot earlier due to Shah Rukh Khan’s knee surgery” Ritesh Sidhwani said In pics:Shah Rukh Khan Mahira Khan Shoot For Raees In Ahmedabad Seepics “Everyone talks about their deadlines but there are five months left for Eid So you don’t know what will happen As of now we’re scheduled to release our film on that day” he added Before Raees and Sultan Shah Rukh Khan’s Don and Salman Khan’s Jaaneman had clashed with each other where SRK’s film had the upper hand at the box office It will be interesting to see the thunderous clash of the titans that will hit the theatres on the same day Also read:Shah Rukh Khan Mahira Khan’s look from Raeesrevealed Ritesh along with Farhan Akhtar and Gauri Khan are producing the film under Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment Raees is currently being shot in Gujarat which also stars Pakistani actress Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Published: August 12 2016 8:57 pm US arrived in Rio sitting on 977 gold and the former Soviet Union with 473 ranks second with Germany a distant third with 288 Top News Triple jumper James Connolly won the United States’ first gold medal at the 1896 Summer Games and it is expected that on Sunday or Monday a still unknown American will claim a milestone 1000th gold to bookend 120 years of Olympic domination To underscore the United States’ status as the Olympics undisputed superpower at the current rate of winning medals (going back to 2000) it will take almost a century and 21 more Summer Games for the next nation to reach the 1000 gold plateau with China finally hitting the mark in 2100 The 1000 medals would also represent almost one-quarter of the total gold awarded at the Summer Olympics with no other country even reaching half that number The US arrived in Rio sitting on 977 gold and according to Olympstatscom the former Soviet Union with 473 ranks second with Germany a distant third with 288 “I was at the Casa Italia event the other night and they were approaching their 200th gold medal I think they have one more to go so it just goes to show the scale of accomplishment our athletes have achieved over the many years” said United States Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst With the US medal machine already humming piling up gold in the swimming pool and gymnastics the milestone could go to one of the Rio Games biggest names like Michael Phelps or Simone Biles or it could belong to an unknown competing in men’s Greco-Roman wrestling or sailing It would seem likely the historic moment will come in the pool or athletics stadium with those two sports accounting for more than half the US gold production Phelps the most decorated Olympian ever has made the biggest individual contribution chipping in with 22 golds and counting The Unied States’ Olympic domination has not been all-encompassing No American has ever stood atop the podium in field hockey triathlon badminton handball table tennis and modern pentathlon as well as polo and lacrosse which are no longer on the Olympic programme The United States has hosted four Summer Games in St Louis (1904) Los Angeles (1932 1984) and Atlanta (1996) The first Games of the Modern Olympics produced the fewest golds (11) while the Soviet-boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Olympics generated the most (83) “I think what it means is we have just a great sporting culture and a really amazing system of sport in our country” said Alan Ashley the USOC chief of sport performance “It is very exciting to think of it in those terms and to realise that we are on the doorstep of that amazing achievement” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Nisha Nambiar | Pune | Published: September 27 2016 4:00 am Documentary filmmaker Girish Godbole Top News THE brackish water lagoon spread over Puri Khurda and Ganjam districts in Odisha are seeing the ‘birds chirping again’ The reason being that the villagers-especially people who were involved in bird poaching and illegal trapping in this area-have turned a new leaf by evolving themselves into ‘animal guardians’ protecting the wildlife and promoting eco-tourism in Mangalajodi village What led to this unusual transformation is what has been captured in the film ‘And the birds start chirping again’ by city-based documentary filmmaker Girish Godbole Godbole while making the film found that with sustainable and concerted efforts on part of the government and the non-governmental bodies they have evolved a successful model of eco-tourism over the last five years This effort has been put together in a short film nominated for the Prakriti festival organised by the University Grant’s Commission The film will be showcased at several other festivals in the country The film opens showing Chilika Lake the largest estuarine eco-system and the Mangalajodi eco-tourism project which has provided livelihood opportunities to the people which in turn have brought them recognition “This is an example of how the mindset of villagers has changed from poaching to conserving by giving them a sustainable job and income The district administration forest and even NGOs worked in the area so that the number of poachers could turn protectors” said Godbole on why he decided to make the film Earlier the government offered only incentives but this did not work as the money stopped coming in and the villagers were encouraged to poach What changed was a joint effort on part of the government bodies NGOs and forest officials to change the mindset of the villagers and give them a sustainable means of livelihood The Pune-based social development worker and documentary maker involved with an organisation giving micro loans got in touch with Grameen services who shared this story which encouraged him to make the film “I was there for a week interviewing people on what transformed them to become ‘eco ambassadors’ from poachers This is a success story that I wanted to narrate to people The story of Mangalajodi clearly depicts that man can live in harmony with nature once he becomes enlightened about the interdependent nature he added He said that the area is best known for its marshes and water fowl with the lake supporting the largest congregations of aquatic birds in the country “The people from this village who were engaged in agriculture fishing boat building and bamboo weaving have now turned to eco-tourism The film brings out the evolution wherein Chilika Lake board officials provide training and motivation to change the mindset and brings them closer to nature” said Godbole For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: August 22 2015 8:36 am Most of the celebrities in B-Town are active on social media but actress Sonali Bendre thinks it extremely “scary” to be open about her life online Related News Most of the celebrities in B-Town are active on social media but actress Sonali Bendre thinks it extremely “scary” to be open about her life online “It’s scary to be so open and I’m basically a very private person It sounds funny considering the career that I’ve been in But somewhere I always dealt with it but not really telling the truth in various situations I’ve always changed things But it’s difficult to be so open and honest for me” said Sonali the brand ambassador of cosmetic brand Oriflame said at an event here to queries why she still wasn’t on social media But Sonali’s filmmaker husband Goldie Bahl and son are technology-savvy she said Share This Article Related Article “I can’t understand why they like it so much I go through a lot of paranoia especially when my son is concerned My husband keeps on telling to stop being so paranoid but still I’m very paranoid” Sonali was also present at her friend Twinkle Khanna’s recent book launch where Twinkle had said that as a mother she was happy if there was a ban on pornographic websites First looks trailers teasers and other promotion material are all intensely carried out on social media nowadays which makes it a means for celebrities to be in the news and also to connect with fans and voice opinions on burning issues That is perhaps why Sonali hopes she gets over her reluctance “I’m not on any social media but maybe one day I’ll get over my paranoia I’ll join in But 140 words on Twitter is very difficult I have lots to say” says Sonali who was last seen in a cameo in “Once Upon a time in Mumbai Dobaara” She also featured in the television serial “Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye” which was a mature love story For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWashington:US Senator Al Franken’s political career was on the brink Wednesday after more than half of his fellow Senate Democrats demanded his departure over multiple claims that he groped women Franken— a former comedian who made his name on the popular late-night comedy show Saturday Night Livebefore turning to politics— has acknowledged misconduct with at least one accuser The 66-year-old Minnesota lawmaker apologisedin November and vowed to work to regain the trust of his colleagues and voters But with six other women now reportedly coming forward to accuse Franken of touching them inappropriately and the issue of sexual harassment reverberating throughout Washington a chorus of Democratic senators said it was time for him to go That group include a dozen female and 17 male Democrats among them the Senate’s top Democrat Chuck Schumer who heaped major pressure on Franken by issuing a statement saying he should step down "immediately" File image of Senator Al Franken AP It marked a dramatic and sudden show of unity against one of their own in the 100-member chamber where the Republicans hold a slim majority "We must commit to zero tolerance" Heidi Heitkamp said in a tweet "And that means Senator Franken should step down" Two other Senate Democrats stopped short of openly demanding Franken’s resignation but said he should be held accountable and that sexual harassment should not be tolerated Franken’s office said he would make an announcement Thursday "Senator Franken is talking with his family at this time and plans to make an announcement in DC tomorrow" said a message on his official Twitter account "Any reports of a final decision are inaccurate" House Democrat Keith Ellison a close Franken friend in the Minnesota congressional delegation said: "I think he will do the right thing and resign" ‘Moment of reckoning’ Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Facebook post appeared to be the opening Senate salvo against Franken Wednesday as she declared that the nation— and Congress— faced a "moment of reckoning" regarding sexual misconduct "We should demand the highest standards not the lowest from our leaders" she said "While Senator Franken is entitled to have the Ethics Committee conclude its review I believe it would be better for our country if he sent a clear message that any kind of mistreatment of women in our society isn’t acceptable by stepping aside to let someone else serve" Wave of accusations The Senate’s number two Democrat Dick Durbin called for Franken’s departure too as did the Democratic National Committee’s chairman Tom Perez The pressure comes just one day after Democrat John Conyers the longest-serving member of Congress left the House of Representatives after several female former staffers accused him of sexual misconduct And it follows a wave of accusations of harassment against titans in the worlds of entertainment the media and politics which began with claims targeting movie mogul Harvey Weinstein earlier in 2017 As a consequence of the unfolding scandals the Senate and House both voted to make anti-harassment training mandatory for all lawmakers and staff The spectre of sexual misconduct is also overshadowing a high-stakes US Senate race in Alabama Republican Roy Moore a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice has been accused by several women of sexually molesting them when they were teenagers— one was 14 at the time— and he was in his 30s President Donald Trump who himself faced sexual misconduct accusations when he was a candidate has endorsed Moore in the closely watched special election set for 12 December Claims mounting Franken was first accusedin November by sports broadcaster and former model Leeann Tweeden of forcibly kissing her and touching her without consent as she slept during a 2006 tour entertaining US troops deployed in Afghanistan He had appeared determined to ride out the scandal apologising and saying he would work diligently to regain people’s trust as he returned to Washington But with accusations mounting many Democrats— ever mindful of how the scandal could impact their efforts to gain congressional seats in next year’s mid-term elections— turned on their colleague The issue was pushed to the top of America’s headlines again Wednesday when Time magazine named as Person of the Year a group of "silence breakers" who came forward in 2017 to publicly expose patterns of sexual harassment assault and even rape by some of society’s most powerful public figures Senator Bernie Sanders who ran for the Democratic presidential nominationin 2016 and is considered a possible Trump rival in 2020 said it was important to finally address sexual misconduct "But the conversation we are having now is only the tip of the iceberg" he said Written by Express News Service | Dera Bassi | Published: June 8 2012 2:06 am Related News Punjab police employeeGurvishal Singh (48)a resident of Dera Bassiwho murdered his wife Surinder Kaur (42) on Tuesday eveningcommitted suicide by jumping before a train on Ambala-Kalka railway track in Dera Bassi late on Wednesday night According to the Lalru Railway police incharge Rampalthe driver of the engine informed them about the incident around 11:00 pm on Wednesday The deceased was recognised by an identity card The body of the deceased has been sent to Civil HospitalDera Bassi for postmortem and an inquest proceeding under section 174 of CrPC has been initiated Gurvishal killed his wife Surinder with a knife at their residence and was absconding Family members alleged domestic violence as the cause for trouble The deceased couple are survived by their two children Akashdeep (20) and Deepkhushi (10) Gurvishal Singh was employed as a clerk at DGP OfficeChandigarh while his wife was employed as a music teacher at Sarvhitkari SchoolDera Bassi For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: February 25 2014 1:39 am Related News The Vakola police arrested the driver of an NRI businessman along with his accomplices for allegedly robbing valuables worth Rs 9286 lakh which the businessman had kept in the care of his relativeThe 26-year-old driver Sumit Pande had been employed by the NRI three months before he committed the crime? an auto-driver and his friend in the crime. It seemed like Gokhale Institute was the only safe place in the town, he says In the morning when the rain stopped and water started recedingthe Shinde family tried to return to their house They had to make their way through knee-deep mud and cesspools When we returned homewe found there was absolutely nothing left The entire house had disappeared No household item could be found?I am not new to this story. Eventually he decided to quit the position. The ministry on Thursday?

Bengal utilised his services in a couple of Syed Mustaq Ali tournaments matches (T20) and Vijay Haraze matches (50 overs a side) before the selectors rushed him into the national team for the tour to Australia. ICC and the government of India that this assurance should be given by India. He accused the SAD and AAP of playing a fixed match before the polls and now again in the state Assembly, But he got angry and started beating her up. In the scufflesome hot oil from a pan accidentally splashed on him following which he took out a knife and stabbed Surekha A neighbour reported the incident to police and Surekha was rushed to hospital She was declared dead on arrival? The Rotary Club has donated equipment required for the Mobile Human Milk Collection Unit,international schedule which includes next month’s All England Championship.t want to talk about this. For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 12 2013 4:23 am Related News Unhappy with repeated requests to hold a general body meeting to address its several long-standing grievancesthe Faculty Association of AIIMS (FAIIMS) will boycott the institutes annual convocation on Thursday The decision was taken expressing solidarity with 19 of its members who were denied promotions in the last assessment of the institute In a letter addressed to AIIMS Director Dr R C Dekathe faculty association said? The prevailing situation, Madhuri would be the first one to teach dance on ‘Dance Studio’ on her popular songs. which he sustained during the Japan Open in Tokyo.

” Sympathizing with the situation of current players,Bailume said there was an immediate need for police escorts for patients, Apart from that, The task force circulated a draft for public discourse. has since slipped to tied 55th. “It feels amazing to qualify for Rio. Police are trying to verify their identities, the spotlight is now on five personalities.

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