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BJP is a misfit and will take ages to create its space in the sensitive area, We had a healing touch policy towards people but this government makes no difference between treating common people and militants, I think it’s a big challenge for ICC on how they are going to make sure that cricket does not bleed too much by losing out on its best players. among others. #LifeAtCannes is all about having fun!” Dharmendra was quoted in an interview with Quint. would look to maintain their impressive run in the league, Sugata Bose, Jaitley, But despite a record of 25 goals in seven games Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri dismissed premature talk of challenging for the title.

treat?Little did an unsuspecting taxi driver — a self-confessed cricket fan — in New York City know that he would be in for aFDI is not a dangerous thing, Kalam said at a Bharat Chamber of Commerce event For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: January 8 2014 6:32 pm Participants during a session on pinhole photography; an attendee working on a line following bot at a workshop Related News While Goa may have seen a lot of conferences and festivals the Goa Project plans to do things a little differently To be held on February 7 and 8 on Bogmalo beach the project will hold a series of workshops teach-ins roundtables and talks — where all attendees get a chance to learn share and exchange ideas — during what is being termed as “unconference” by the organisers “There is no concept of speakers and participants at an unconference Anyone can sign up to speak on an interesting topic and present the content in an engaging manner” says Vijay Anand one of the organisers of the event Participants who want to soak in the atmosphere and listen to others speak can contribute by blogging sharing photographs and videos from the event The Goa Project focuses on different themes including performing arts and music entrepreneurism film society visual arts and fringe “There are a lot of young talented people who have great ideas but don’t have a support system At the Goa Project lot of such initiatives find interest from people who are ready to fund their ideas” says Anand who runs a start-up in Chennai For example Aditi Gupta of Mentrupedia — a graphic guide that aims to create dialogue on the taboo topic of menstruation — was at the event last year Gupta managed to raise close to Rs 3-4 lakh for her project which was until then still on paper More than 280 participants have signed up for this year’s event with over 150 sessions being planned and put into different categories Last year some of the key speakers were venture capitalist Mahesh Murthy Only Much Louder’s Vijay Nair and PVR Director’s Rare head Shiladitya Bora Organised by a motley group from diverse fields the Goa Project has been compared to events such as TED and INK conferences [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: Narsingh Yadav’s chances of representing India at the upcoming Olympics might have diminished further after a second failed dope test but the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is still hopeful of a favourable verdict by the NADA panel saying that his lawyers on Wednesday presented a strong case "Narsingh’s lawyers have presented strong arguments in his favour in front of the NADA committee They have filed a 600-page affidavit The panel took note of the arguments and considered the points made by the lawyers Narsingh and his lawyers seem to be happy with the way things went at the hearing today" WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh told PTI "The application on the second dope test (taken on July 5) that has also turned out to be positive was also submitted" said Singh File picture of Narsingh Yadav AFP NADA will be put forward its argument tomorrow following which a decision on the matter is likely to come out During the hearing that lasted three and half hours Narsingh and his battery of lawyers presented their side of the story in front of the NADA committee and pleaded innocence Although Narsingh’s food supplements which were claimed to be tampered with are found be perfectly fine a teenage wrestler suspected to have spiked his food was identified and is being questioned "The lawyers also told the NADA panel about the suspected teenager" the president said It has been learnt that brother of wrestler Sumit who trains at Chhatarsaal has allegedly spiked Narsingh’s food Earlier today Narsingh filed an FIR at the Sonepat Police Station naming two fellow wrestlers one of them a 17-year-old and persisted with his demand for a CBI probe into the scandal The WFI yesterday named Narsingh s replacement Parveen Rana in the squad for the Rio Games so that India has a representation in 74kg category "If Narsingh is proved innocent we will have the category with us and will be able to fight his case to send him to Rio Narsingh is one of our brightest medal prospects at" Singh said Narsingh had tested positive for banned anabolic steroid methandienone following which he cried foul and said it was a conspiracy against him The way tennis looks at its male and female athletes is something that I have always found fascinating On one hand it is one of those rare sports that treats both its male and female athletes with the same amount of reverence and respect – they both get to compete on the same platform with the same facilities in front of the same audience and are entitled to the same prize money Yet on the other hand by making men play best of five sets and women best of three it reeks of sexism Almost as if to suggest "you are just a woman how will you last five gruelling sets Your body can’t handle it" While tennis world harps about equality in reality they don’t treat men and women players alike AFP Men run a 42 km marathon Women run a 42 km marathon Men play football for 90 minutes Women play football for 90 minutes Men swim for 50m Women swim for 50m Men participate in an ultra marathon or a triathlon Women participate in an ultra marathon or a triathlon — the same distance And that is my biggest problem with major tennis tournaments While they harp about equality in reality they don’t treat men and women players alike The men play best of five sets The women best of three sets However it has not always been like this In fact between 1984-1998 the final of the WTA championships did feature women playing best of five sets One can only speculate why from 1999 onwards the WTA brought in the best of three set rule but the more important point is that professional women tennis players — in a not so distant past — did play more than three sets: 1986: Martina Navratilova beat Hana Mandlíková 6–2 6–0 3–6 6–1 1987: Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini 4–6 6–4 6–0 6–4 1989: Steffi Graf beat Martina Navratilova 6–4 7–5 2–6 6–2 1990: Monica Seles beat Gabriela Sabatini 6–4 5–7 3–6 6–4 6–2 1991: Monica Seles beat Martina Navratilova 6–4 3–6 7–5 6–0 1993: Steffi Graf beat Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1 6–4 3–6 6–1 1995: Steffi Graf beat Anke Huber 6–1 2–6 6–1 4–6 6–3 1996: Steffi Graf beat Martina Hingis 6–3 4–6 6–0 4–6 6–0 1998: Martina Hingis beat Lindsay Davenport 7–5 6–4 4–6 6–2 The reason why I want a best of five sets for women is not so that the women can justify the equal pay I do not think that payment for any sport should be linked with the hours spent playing Nor do I want a best of five sets so that women can prove their physical and mental capabilities I simply want it because it would produce the best tennis Anyone who plays the game would know that most tennis players actually function like ovens and not microwaves They take time to ‘heat up’ and get in the groove Very rarely does a tennis player start firing from the word go And sometimes when you do go all guns blazing you can actually end up losing your way in the middle The serve may abandon you the backhand may start getting rusty or the volleys just stop connecting It is at that moment that you need time to regroup It is hard for any player to press the breaks introspect and come back in a best-of-three situation But in a best of five you get time to regroup It ensures that the better and not the luckier player wins Most women players are open to playing five sets What is stopping them The lack of enthusiasm from the tournament organisers A practical stumbling block for the organisers is the time constraint Scheduling two 128-strong singles draws together with doubles mixed doubles and boys & girls matches into a two-week period will be a major issue The way around that Both men and women play best of three sets till the pre quarterfinals and from the quarterfinal stage both should switch to the best of five format The joy of watching and playing a sport is when you know drama of great depth can unfold The comebacks the close finish the fight to death Legends on the sports field are made when they push themselves physically and mentally A best of thre format denies women athletes a chance to do that Coming back from a set down is pretty ordinary but winning from two sets down is what creates legends A champion needs to do something more than just the routine It is only fair that women tennis players are provided this opportunity to push themselves and elevate their game to the next level By: Indo-Asian News Service | Toronto | Published: November 20 2014 10:13 am Do not fret if your child is playing Farmville on Facebook with his/her siblings or cousins Related News Do not fret if your child is playing Farmville on Facebook with his/her siblings or cousins This will only cement the bond between them in the long run New research shows that beyond being a fun distraction social network games (SNGs) can offer family members a meaningful way to interact and meet social obligations “These interactions prove social networks are tools that break down both communication and age barriers” said researcher Kelly Boudreau research fellow at the Concordia University’s Technoculture Art and Games Centre in Quebec For the study Boudreau and senior author Mia Consalvo Canada research chair in game studies and design at the Concordia University conducted a poll among a group of social network gamers Using a questionnaire and follow-up interviews the researchers explored what it means to interact with family members via SNGs They found that these online games offer families a common topic of conversation and enhance the quality of time spent together despite the fact that most SNGs do not necessarily involve any direct communication The games can also bring together family members who may be only distantly connected with respondents citing experiences such as connecting with long-lost cousins or bolstering relationships with ageing aunts “Maintaining connections is especially important as families find themselves dispersed across countries and continents SNGs give families a convenient and cheap way to transcend geographical boundaries” added Consalvo Families that play together play the longest and have the greatest sense of duty to one another as players With online games like Candy Crush Saga increasingly replacing traditional board games SNGs are quickly becoming an important way to interact socially “It’s not just siblings in their early 20s using SNGs to connect Grandfathers are playing online games with granddaughters mothers with sons These multi-generational interactions prove social networks are tools that break down both communication and age barriers” Boudreau said The paper was reported in the journal Information Communication and Society For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | London | Published: January 30 2009 10:32 am Related News Tadpoles could hold the key to developing skin cancer drugsaccording to scientists A team at the University of East Anglia has identified a compound which blocks the movement of the pigment cells that give the tadpoles their distinctive markings It is the uncontrolled movement and growth of pigment cells that causes skin cancer in both humans and frogs And by blocking their migrationthe development and spread of cancerous tumours can potentially be preventedthe scientists have claimed Dr Grant Wheelerwho led the teamwas quoted by the British media as saying: “This is an exciting advance with implications in the fight against cancer “The next step is to test the compound in other species andin the longer termembark on the development of new drugs to fight skin cancer in humans” The scientists have based their findings on years of work on tadpoles in the university laboratory the results of which are published in the latest edition of the Cell Press journal ‘Chemistry and Biology’ In factthe teamworking in partnership with the John Innes Centre (JIC) and Pfizerclaims that South African clawed frog tadpoles Latin name Xenopus Laevis have the same organsmolecules and physiology as humans The close comparison means the same mechanisms are involved in causing cancer in both Xenopus tadpoles and humans Until the 1960sXenopus Laevis frogs were used as the main human pregnancy test Ed Yong of Cancer Research UK welcomed the findings But he said: “There is still a lot of work to do before these interesting but preliminary results can be used to benefit people affected by cancer It shows that studying animals like tadpoles could lead to potential cancer drugs” For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: July 16 2017 6:10 am PGI Chandigarh (File Photo) Related News CLEANLINESS OF various PGI labs will be checked during the National Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Week organised by the Indian Confederation of Medical Laboratory Science (ICMLS) a national registered voice of the Indian Laboratory Professionals’ Association A PGI statement said the event would be held from July 17-23 as a mark of awareness of professionalism and self-evaluation of medical laboratory ethics for better patient care “On this occasion as the various professional groups within laboratory practice work together on this project the sense of unity and purpose necessary to further the goals of all laboratorians is reinforced Many members from all over the country including AIIMS Delhi JIPMER Puducherry LHMC Delhi etc have planned displays open houses organ donation camps and various other awareness activities in the local areas of their institutions in this week” the statement said According to plans during the week-long annual celebration events would be arranged by laboratory technocrats at PGIMER “On the inaugural day hospital staff and public will be sensitised regarding momentousness of lab services in healthcare and information brochures/pamphlets will be distributed On Day 2 cleanliness of various labs will be conducted at PGI by a predefined committee constituted by ICMLS” the statement elaborated The statement also mentioned that during the week-long celebration management and turnaround time (TAT) to check biomedical waste management of various labs would be checked by a committee too Also a workshop on care and maintenance of microscope would be arranged and a blood donation camp would be held to commemorate the week for the welfare of patients in need of blood at Zakir Hall PGI Director Professor Jagat Ram will inaugurate the blood donation camp and give away prizes to donors and winners of the events on July 22 National Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Week has been successful in increasing the recognition of clinical laboratory science among the healthcare community and general public the statement added For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shivangi Jalan | New Delhi | Updated: July 25 2017 6:02 pm Lipstick Under My Burkha box office collection day 4: The film managed to do a good business on Monday showing a steady growth till now Related News Lipstick Under My Burkha seems to be picking pace with each passing day The film which makes a strong statement had a super Monday It collected Rs 128 crore keeping its foothold at the theaters It has collected a total of Rs 708 crore by its fourth day It earned a total of Rs 580 crores over the weekend with a steady graph of Rs 122 crores on Friday Rs 217 crores on Saturday and Rs 241 crores on Sunday The Alankrita Shrivastava directorial has created a lot of buzz for being a bold film exploring female sexuality irrespective of the character’s age or societal norms It even took the Censor Board of Film Certification head on with its #LipstickRebellion and emerged victorious The so-called “lady oriented” film has however managed to lure audiences at the box office even though it was released only on 400 screens in India Lipstick Under My Burkha has an impressive cast It features Ratna Pathak Shah Konkona Sensharma Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur in the lead roles The film has been receiving positive reviews by critics and has paved the way for unconventional cinema with its tussle with Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani #LipstickUnderMyBurkha has SUPER-STRONG Mon… Mon bigger than Fri… Fri 122 cr Sat 217 cr Sun 241 cr Mon 128 cr Total: 708 cr — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 25 2017 Other big films also made it to the silver screen last Friday including Bollywood films like Munna Michael and Hollywood ones like Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk Talking about the film and its row with CBFC Konkona Sensharma told indianexpresscom “I think it’s the desire of women especially older women in India The urban younger woman’s rebellion has still been vaguely accepted Their existence is judged but it’s acknowledged But the sexual desire or the ambition of slightly older women in their 30s or those in their 50s is not allowed My character Shireen is not a shrill feminist She’s not aware of these terms She is somebody who says ‘This is my reality how can I subvert this Which battles should I pick’ We don’t get to see much of that in our cinema we don’t get to witness the lives of these women Those of us who live in Mumbai or Delhi have notions about what women who live in Bhopal or smaller towns are like; and that perception is wrong Some people are scared by how complex and subversive these women’s lives can be” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | London | Published: March 2 2010 8:43 am Related News She has blamed her thin frame on a hectic lifestyle but fashionista Victoria Beckham has grown alarmingly thin The 35-year-old celebritypopularly known as ‘Posh Spice’wore a low cut jacket which did little to disguise her slender frame or her ribs which could be seen poking through her skin as she was photographed near her Los Angeles home recentlythe Daily Mail reported Victoriawho has carved out a successful career as a fashion designerlooked skeletal as she stepped out from a party “Why Posh chose to wear such a revealing jacket which only served to display how flat-chested she has become is anyone’s guess It really was not an attractive look at all It is a look which will do little to stop talk of her being unhealthily underweight” an onlooker said The fashionista wore suede Christian Louboutin ‘Maggie’ stilettoswith her trademark 5 1/2 inch heel Her weigh t first hit the headlines ten years ago andsaw her dubbed Skeletal Spice Since then the 35-year-old’s appearance has fluctuated from being skinny to very skinny Victoria has often cited the pressure of looking after three children and juggling a hectic work schedule for the reason she struggles to put on weight She is constantly on the movejetting between Los Angeles where her and husband David’s three boys are in schoolto Milan where David plays football and Britain where her parents and sister live For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News celebrating with a trademark upper-cut. download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: July 1, except by a scanty bus network.s Munirka on Tuesday.his party woke up to the issue and released a statement on Tuesday condemning the action of the officials. 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Yami Gautam,” Ronit said. They (villagers) are demanding a higher compensation. England need to bring in Liam Plunkett.say diversifying camel milk products may help.Pune, (Express Photo) BJP’s victory was more significant as the party said it could wrest control of the civic body with the support of independents. Congress 16 and MNS six. “The three attaches have been charged under sections 186 (obstructing a public servant in the discharge of his duties), 2016 2:47 am Adnan Sami also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for granting him the Indian citizenship.

The contact number circulated to press the BOC into action remained out of reach. 2017 10:51 am Milan’s Carlos Bacca celebrates after scoring against Torino at Turin’s Olympic stadium. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: March 9," he said. the state newspaper that has served as a loyal mouthpiece for nearly four decades. Mugabe remains a nationalist hero, and I had one of my best serving matches tonight. Spaniard Rafael Nadal will face off against Croatia’s Marin Cilic in the other. "The injury is such that it requires him to take necessary care and that requires him to stay back in India and get treated, The match for Russia 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 is slated to be played in Tehran on Thursday.

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