in the eyes of the bureaucracy. The main lesson to be learned is that democracy has at long last taken root in the hitherto arid soil of Pakistan. There is one last roar in the man and his strident and almost emotional demand for an apology from Modi is more likely to hurt Modi than anything that Rahul can do. punning on the Marathi word ‘goli’? Apart from the families whose names are known in the business, Bhutia, The 2015-16 season of the I-League, He conquered one desire after another including his famous love of food and sexuality. Top News Emraan Hashmi has had a string of box office flops lately,s achievement a case against the allegations that the university teachers discriminate against students of SC category.

AP The team insisted however that 32-year-old Froome had taken no more than the amount allowed under the rules. 2017 7:53 pm Easwaran showed perfect big match temperament as he fished his team out of troubled waters. he added. It is too early to talk about the star cast… It depends on the script, did she manage to pull it off?C.Andheri 1 (Saby DSouza-OG) bt Xaverities SCVile Parle 0 Men open: Joga Bonitto 1 (Pratik Kadam) bt Mighty Young Joe BlueMalad 0; British Airways 2 (Nigel DSouza 2) bt Player Makers 0; Juhu Akers 2 (Manoj UpadhayNickel DSouza) bt Companeroes SCBandra 0; Takshila United 4 (Kausthub Tallur 2Darren CaldeiraAmith) bt beat RBI Snehadhara 0; MacKenzieAmboli 2 (Aryton PereiraJoel) bt Trashers Kalina 1 (Leslie Rodriques) Aditya Mehta wins second round Indian cueist Aditya Mehta today registered his second win at Wuxi Classic Qualifiersbeating World number 63 James Wattana of Thailand 51 at World Snooker Academy here today Even though James was a challenging opponentMehta started the match on a winning note and won back to back frames thereafter with a 95 break in the 2nd frame He sealed the match in the sixth frame Aditya Mehta said”It was a good match and I’m glad to make it through Round 2” Mehta will now be seen playing against Veteran Jimmy White of England popularly known as the ‘people’s champion’ in the third round tomorrow My next match is going to be a challenging one as I’ve played Jimmy twice before and lost on both occasions But I’m looking to change that in Round 3 tomorrow? but was looking forward to more time with her in the upcoming days. Russia’s Rio participation was in the balance until the last minute due to the doping scandal surrounding their country’s sportspeople but the distraction did not stop them getting a surprise silver as they finished 2.has worked with noted Indian designer Manish Malhotra for three years. Sixteen people were killed in the attack.

He has remained busy with his political commitments all this while. There isn’t any pressure that because he’s Paresh Rawal, Khamoshiyan and Mr X. "The court has many times brought the facts of negligence in discharge of official duties to the notice of worthy DG (Prisons) but no noticeable improvement is seen, A decision is yet to be taken on repolling, said M L SharmaSecretary to the commission For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: February 8 2014 12:06 am Related News Several departments prominent among them being medical education department and school education department got new heads and four districts including the Mumbai got new collectors as Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday effected a major reshuffle of IAS and other senior government officers About 20 senior officials were assigned new postings Earlier on February 3 Chavan had similarly effected transfers of 18 other senior officials Former Mumbai additional municipal commissioner Manisha Mhaiskar will now head the Medical Education and Drugs Department She has also been given an additional charge as secretary information and public relations Former additional metropolitan commissioner Ashwini Bhide has been posted as the secretary of the School Education and Sports Department Chavan also transferred high-profile Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Commissioner (PCMC) Shrikar Pardeshi who has been posted as Inspector General of Registration and Controller of Stamps The transfer evoked angry reactions from activists in PCMC since Pardeshi is seen as an efficient administrator Anil Diggikar Secretary Animal Dairy and Fisheries Department will now head the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation as its Vice-Chairman Bipin Shrimali is new CMD of Maharashtra State Electric Transmission Co Ltd Sunil Porwal will head the textiles department as its principal secretary Collectors Shaila A a 2003-batch IAS officer will take over as Collector Mumbai City from Chandrasekhar Oak a 2002-batch officer who has now been posted as a Joint Commissioner in the Sales Tax department Abhishek Krishna Rubal Agarwal and Radhakrishnan B were appointed as Collectors for Nagpur Ahmednagar and Nashik districts respectively Municipal Commissioners Ranjeet Jadhav has replaced Pardeshi as PCMC civic commissioner Vikas Deshmukh a 1998-batch IAS officer has been posted as Pune’s civic commissioner Mahesh Kalyankar who worked as private secretary to the minister of state (tribal development) Rajendra Gavit has been posted as the Akola civic chief For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNew Delhi: India were on Thursday drawn to play New Zealand at home in their next Davis Cup tie in the Asia/Oceania Group I competition which is scheduled for February 3-5 It was after beating New Zealand 3-2 in an away tie that India qualified for the World Group Play-offs in 2015 season India are back in the Asia Oceania zone after being whitewashed by five-time champions Spain in the World Group play-off tie File photo of India’s Davis Cup team PTI India captain Anand Amritraj said he’s hoping that top singles players who have missed the last two ties due to injuries will be back in the team "It’s good for us that we are playing at home Let’s hope that Yuki Bhambri and Somdev Devvarman get back to playing in the side It’s still a few months away I will discuss with AITA about the surface and venue soon" Amritraj told PTI Meanwhile it has been learnt that Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association is interested in hosting the tie and is expected to send a letter to AITA expressing intent to host the first round tie In that case Pune will be the venue India have not lost to New Zealand in the last five ties played between the two teams They emerged victorious in 2015 2012 2004 2003 2002 while losing three ties (1978 1976 1975) out of eight played so far If India win the first round they will clash with the winner of the other first round between Uzbekistan and Korea If it’s against Uzbekistan it will be a home tie again but it will be an away fixture if it’s against Korea for the second round scheduled for April 7-9 By: IANS | Chennai | Published: February 8 2016 1:10 pm “I usually don’t let any kind of pressure bother me More than success it’s the pressure that comes with failure that’s even more worrisome because the scenario in the industry is such that people are writing off actors if they don’t like a film” Nani told IANS Related News Actor Nani who is eyeing a hat-trick of hits with forthcoming Telugu release ‘Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha’ says he never lets the pressure that comes with success bother him as he always tries to focus on delivering what is expected of him “I usually don’t let any kind of pressure bother me More than success it’s the pressure that comes with failure that’s even more worrisome because the scenario in the industry is such that people are writing off actors if they don’t like a film” Nani told IANS With two back-to-back hits last year Nani’s market value has grown immensely He believes that will only draw more audiences to the theatres “With the success of ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ and ‘Bhale Magadivoy’ the audience’s faith in me has increased which is a good sign” he said adding that the success has made him realise that he is not cut out for commercial cinema “I have realised that I am not cut out for the regular commercial potboilers I know I don’t have it in me to do such films No matter whichever script I choose henceforth I’ve learnt that it needs to be incorporated with entertainment which in my opinion is what audiences expect from me” “Take ‘Bhale Bhale…’ for instance It made more money than a few big films that released last year” he said Talking about this week’s release “Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha” Nani said he has never felt so positive and confident before the release of any of his films “When director Hanu Raghavapudi pitched the idea I found it to be very unique simply because it’s not a routine film though it has all the quintessential elements of a crowd-pleaser It has all the commercial trappings of a typical Telugu film yet it has something that makes it different and that’s what got me excited in the first place” he said “Usually I get the jitters before a release and my whole system crashes I can barely eat or sleep This time I don’t feel the same way Never have I been so positive calm and confident before a release The success of the film will just serve as additional bonus because I’m already extremely happy with the way the film has come out” he added Nani is in awe of his director Hanu “He is so involved in films sometimes you worry for him but his passion is what makes him a cut above the rest During the course of the shoot we understood each other so much that Hanu would know instantly if I’m not happy with something and vice versa I think it would be unfair if he doesn’t succeed given the efforts he has taken for the film Next up for the “Eega” actor is a project with his mentor Indraganti Mohan Krishna with whom he worked eight years ago in his first film “Ashta Chamma” “I’m currently shooting for this film which also stars Srinivas Avasarala who had also worked with me in ‘Ashta Chamma’ It’s a very interesting script and genre-wise it’s completely in contrast to our last film As a viewer you’ll see a very new Mohan Krishna in this film” he said For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: July 10 2016 5:58 am Birender Lakra was named Hockey India’s player of the year for 2014 and is regarded as one of the most reliable defenders (Source: Express file) Top News In a major setback the Indian hockey team will be travelling to Rio for next month’s Olympics without one of its key defenders Birendra Lakra It is reliably learnt that Lakra’s name does not feature in the 16-member squad for the Games which will be officially announced in New Delhi on Tuesday Lakra’s exclusion means young defender Surender Kumar is set to be included in the squad along with drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh who was named best young player at the Champions Trophy where India recorded its best-ever finish India are likely to go with three penalty corner specialists with VR Raghunath and Rupinderpal Singh being the other two PR Sreejesh will be the only goalkeeper in the 16-member squad While there are no other major surprises Lakra’s absence is likely to hurt India a lot The 25-year-old suffered a ligament tear in his right knee during Ranchi Rays’ Hockey India League match against Dabang Mumbai in February An ACL tear experts say takes at least four months to recover and Hockey India was hopeful Lakra would get fit in time for the Olympics He did not play any further part in the HIL and in March was operated at Mumbai’s SportsMed facility under sports injury under sports injury expert Dr Anant Joshi He had to miss the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Champions Trophy while spending all his time at the camp in rehab Lakra was finally back on turf last month and also played in the six-nation tournament that concluded last week but did not look fully fit Consequently the selectors and chief coach Roelant Oltmans decided not to risk aggravating his injury and hence has been kept out of the Rio-bound squad Lakra who was named Hockey India’s player of the year for 2014 is regarded as one of the most assured and reliable defenders in the team at the moment Together with goalkeeper PR Sreejesh he is responsible to ensure the backline keeps its shape Another unique ability he possesses is to launch counter-attacks Considering he started his career as a forward Lakra has natural attacking instincts and that reflects in the confidence with which he moves forward Few Indian players have the ability to turn defence into attack with such ease as Lakra does “His performance was monitored closely at the six-nation tournament in Valencia but he did not look very comfortable So it was decided not to risk him” a source said Ritu Rani dropped Women’s team captain Ritu Rani too has been omitted from the squad due to ‘poor fitness and bad attitude’ One of the most experienced women players it is learnt that chief coach Neil Hawgood was not happy with Ritu’s conduct at the camp The fact that she had stayed away from the camp for a considerable period and also missed tournaments owing to personal issues did not go well with the team management However her performance during the selection trials was the breaking point For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsAstana: Indian women boxers failed to secure a single Olympic quota berth at the AIBA World Championships after Pooja Rani (75kg) bowed out of the event with a second-round defeat even as three of her compatriots advanced to the quarter-finals of the non-Olympic categories in Kazakhstan on Sunday Pooja faced with 2012 world champion Savannah Marshall of Britain went down 0-3 in a lopsided contest to end India’s quest for Rio quota berths in the event Marshall is also the reigning Commonwealth Games gold medallist File photo of Pooja Rani (Red) of India Getty Images Earlier five-time champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) and L Sarita Devi (60kg) had also exited after losing in the second round of an event where 12 slots in three Olympic categories are up for grabs Women boxers made their Olympic debut in the 2012 London Games where India’s sole representative Mary Kom had won a bronze medal However in the non-Olympic categories Nikhat Zareen (54kg) Sonia Lather (57kg) and Saweety (81kg) advanced to the quarter-finals with contrasting victories Zareen was the first to take the ring today against Canada’s Erica Adeji The former junior world champion Indian was in her elements from the beginning itself and was hardly stretched before notching up a 3-0 victory She will next face third-seeded Chinese Piaopiao Liu in the last-eight stage Next up was Saweety who had to endure an exhausting contest against Belarus’ Victoriya Kebikava before winning 2-1 In a battle between two slow-moving boxers Saweety managed to grab the edge by mounting attacks early on By the third round both the boxers seemed exhausted by the slog Kebikava managed to gather herself for a final-round attack but Saweety had done enough by then to ensure that the judges ruled in her favour She will now face Hungary’s Maria Kovacs who defeated Uzbekistan’s Melieva Ezozakhon in her pre-quarter bout Later in the evening session Sonia Lather also advanced to the quarterfinals with a comprehensive 3-0 triumph over Germany’s Nomin Deutsch In a lopsided contest the Indian seemed way ahead of her rival in ring-craft and accuracy of punches as she won the bout by a unanimous decision She will now be up against second seed Aneta Rygielska in the last-eight stage However the day ended on a disappointing note for India when Pooja was knocked out of the event The Asian Games bronze-medallist was hardly a match for Marshall who back-paddled smoothly and attacked at will Pooja on the other hand was lax in counter-attack and struggled to connect powerfully against a swift-moving Marshall and has also claimed to have links with Naxals. I was still positive (but) with one man down against City, We made sure that we did not concede. I am a Hindu by birth and a vegetarian by choice. Former block president Vijay Gupta will be contesting against the Congress candidate from Pitampura-South.

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As it turned out, Prabhpreet,Jhajjar and Rohtak land deals.nephew Rohit Chaturvedi and associate Santosh Rai in the Madhumita Shukla murder case. "I have been raising this issue many times but the government has done little.. "It is further evident that Mr Gambhir intended to use some very sharp/inappropriate language and admittedly the arguments between the coach and Mr Gambhir were expected to be so ‘heated’ that he thought it prudent to save some of the younger players from witnessing it and therefore sent them outside the dressing room before starting the confrontation, Veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir was on Saturday handed a suspended four-match ban from first-class cricket for his ugly confrontation with Delhi Ranji coach KP Bhaskar earlier this year, Twitter provided live updates from #Budget2017, For all the latest Kolkata News.

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