Kashmiri Americans organize to put a human face to the crisis in

first_img United Methodist Church scraps plans to host General Conference in the Philippines Aysha Khan ayshabkhan Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn ReddIt Email,CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) – On Eid al-Adha, the Muslim festival of the sacrifice, Huma Dar began with a request for a prayer for her people.“Nobody knows the meaning of sacrifice more than the Kashmiri people,” she told the standing-room-only crowd gathered on Sunday (Aug. 11) in the Democracy Center, a meetinghouse in Harvard Square, to learn about new developments in the Kashmir crisis.Then Dar, who teaches South Asian studies at the University of California at Berkeley, raised her hands to her face in silent supplication: That her country might finally achieve azaadi, or “freedom” — its decades-long rallying cry for a fair referendum on its independence.Across the U.S., members of the Kashmiri diaspora are leading a solidarity movement called Stand With Kashmir to oppose the Indian government’s abrupt move on Aug. 3 to scrap the special semi-autonomous status granted the state of Jammu and Kashmir, which India and Pakistan both claim in full and currently rule in part.People attend a meeting about the Kashmiri crisis at the Democracy Center, a meetinghouse in Harvard Square, on Aug. 11, 2019, in Cambridge, Mass. RNS photo by Aysha KhanLast week, hundreds of Kashmiris and their supporters gathered outside India’s Consulates in New York and Chicago as well as the Indian Embassy in Washington in what activists called an “unprecedented” wave of support for the Kashmiri cause. More are joining the Justice for Muslims Collective in D.C. on Tuesday (Aug. 13) to learn about the region’s escalating tensions and how to support Kashmiris.Since India’s Hindu nationalist leadership abrogated its special status, Muslim-majority Kashmir, already one of the world’s most heavily militarized zones, has been living through a communications blockade and what the region’s Indian administrators called a “security lockdown.”“We urge people of conscience to come out and show support and solidarity for the people of Kashmir as authoritarianism and Islamophobia rise around the world, from India to the United States to Europe,” said activist Sameera Fazili, who organized a march Saturday in downtown Atlanta. “Come show your support for human rights, international law and democracy.”The disputed Jammu and Kashmir territory on the border of Pakistan, India and China. Map courtesy of Creative CommonsU.S. Muslim organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Sound Vision, Burma Task Force and the Islamic Leadership Institute of America, are helping to lead the activism.Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed the move would curb “terrorism” and bring stability and “development” to the region. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called it an illegal effort “to change (the) demography of Kashmir through ethnic cleansing” and said Pakistan – like India, a nuclear power – would “go to any extent” to fight against the changes.Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution promised Kashmir its own constitution and decision-making powers outside the areas of foreign affairs, communications and defense. They also barred Indians from outside the state from buying land in Kashmir.But Dar argued that India’s oversight of Kashmir amounted to “a de facto colonial occupation,” she said in Cambridge. She and other speakers at the Democracy Center event, hosted by Aazaad Lab and the Coalition for a Democratic India, begged outsiders to focus on the growing human toll of the crisis, from mass graves to personal stories of trauma.“Everybody has the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” one woman in the audience said tearfully at the event. “Why not Kashmir?”Several speakers were quick to back up Dar’s characterization of India’s rule. Rashid Butt described finding his elderly father beaten by Indian security forces and left for dead in a paddy field. Anthropologist Ather Zia, founder of the Kashmir Lit journal, questioned the purpose of the lockdown and media blackout and agreed that the term “occupation” was accurate.Cardiologist Tariq Bhat spoke at the Kashmiri crisis informational meeting Aug. 11, 2019, in Cambridge, Mass. RNS photo by Aysha KhanTariq Bhat, a local cardiologist born in Kashmir, decried the Indian forces’ shoot-on-sight orders during the lockdown, recalling similar conditions growing up in Kashmir.“In my own childhood, I have seen more funerals, and taken more bodies to be buried, than I have seen babies born,” Bhat said. “At night when I was studying for exams I had to cover the windows with blankets so the army wouldn’t come to ask if I’m building bombs in the night.”With India’s escalation of the tensions, Bhat noted: “I think we’re in a juncture where we really may end up in genocide. And it’s going to burn everybody, not just Kashmir.”Hours before the event, many of the attendees had gathered with dozens of other activists in Boston’s Copley Square to show their support for Kashmir as Eid prayers were taking place across the city.Since the nationalist Modi’s election in 2014, U.S. South Asians have been increasingly divided, over Kashmir and other issues of race, religion and caste. The Hindu American Foundation has applauded Modi’s most recent move.“As a secular pluralistic democracy, it is vital that all citizens of India enjoy the same rights and are subject to the same laws, regardless of where in the country they reside,” the organization’s managing director, Samir Kalra.Kalra said the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A “will help better integrate” the region’s residents and pave the way for resettlement of the Pandit community, native Brahman Hindus of the Kashmir Valley who were forced to flee their homeland after an insurgency against Indian rule in the mid-’90s.Speakers at the Cambridge event acknowledged the plight of the Pandits.Kashmiri engineer Arshad Iqbal speaks at the Kashmiri crisis informational meeting Aug. 11, 2019, in Cambridge, Mass. RNS photo by Aysha Khan“I don’t think you’ll find any Kashmiri who will say that was not a terrible tragedy, what happened to them,” said Arshad Iqbal, describing his friendship with local Hindu children and his Hindu neighbors in the city of Srinigar. “But when I talk to a Kashmiri Pandit today, they call me a ‘bloody effing jihadi.’ The level of hatred in India toward minorities, toward Muslims, toward Dalits, it is unacceptable.”The ongoing media blackout — no internet, cable TV or mobile phones, and no landlines except the scattered public telephones made available by the Indian government — leaves the potential for abuses against those minorities to go unreported, human rights advocates say.Since the blackout began, none of the U.S. Kashmiris gathered in the room had heard from their families. Eid al-Adha felt like a day of mourning instead of a one of celebration, several said.“This is probably the first Eid that I am not able to call my family on Eid,” Iqbal, an engineer who lived in Kashmir for 25 years, said. “This is the worst thing that can be done to us. Beyond this, they can only drop bombs over our heads.”Media reports indicate that Indian forces kept the region largely locked down on Eid in an effort to avert protests. Many major mosques and shops in Srinigar remained closed on a day that is usually filled with jubilant festivities, while officers in riot gear stood at checkpoints along the streets. Tens of thousands of additional Indian troops have also been deployed into the small region.Muslims walk past Indian paramilitary soldiers after offering prayers during Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, in Jammu, India, on Aug. 12, 2019. An uneasy calm prevailed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday as people celebrated a major Islamic festival during a severe crackdown after India moved to strip the disputed region of its constitutional autonomy and imposed an indefinite curfew. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)Ever since physician Manejeh Jahan moved to the U.S. 15 years ago, not a day has gone by that she has not spoken to her mother once in the morning and again in the evening. She and her husband took time off work and have spent days frantically dialing phone numbers and sending text messages over and over again to their parents, cousins, siblings and friends, all in vain.“I cannot sleep, I cannot eat, I have no idea what’s going on,” Jahan said. “I have no idea if my father is able to get to his dialysis twice a week. Of course I put my trust in Allah, but I have no idea whether my father is alive or not.”Jahan was in Kashmir for four weeks taking care of her elderly parents until just two days before Modi made his announcement. At that point, everything seemed normal – or at least normal for Kashmir, she said. But the sudden, “draconian” communication block has left her and the rest of the world feeling utterly in the dark.“Why would they cut them off and cage them?” she asked. “Maybe the Indian government is telling the truth and maybe everything is fine there. But then why don’t they show it to us so we can believe them?”Kashmir’s status as a nuclear flashpoint only amplifies her fears.“These terrifying prospects are going through my head day in and day out,” Jahan said. “Are we going towards another Rwanda or Bosnia? I don’t know.” News • Photos of the Week Share This! By: Aysha Khan ayshabkhan Instagram apostasy stirs controversy over Christian ‘influencers’ August 30, 2019 Share This! 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POLL What Is The Worst Hurricane Experience You Can Remember

first_imgHurricane Harvey is approaching and Houstonians are flocking to grocery stores to prepare. Hurricanes and bad weather are not a new phenomenon to the Bayou City, so we want to know what hurricane was the worst for you.Take our poll below: What has been the worst hurricane experience for you? (Poll Closed) Ike (2008)  47.06%  (24 votes)     Rita (2005)  27.45%  (14 votes)     Allison (2001)  17.65%  (9 votes)     Alicia (1983)  7.84%  (4 votes)       Total Votes: 51 Create Your Own Poll   What has been the worst hurricane experience for you? Sharelast_img

Wendy Davis Announces Bid For Congress Will Challenge US Rep Chip Roy

first_imgSpencer Selvidge via The Texas TribuneFormer state Sen. Wendy Davis is running against U.S. Rep. Chip Roy.Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is running for Congress.Early Monday morning, Davis announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in Central Texas’ 21st District. She is challenging U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, a freshman Republican from Austin.She made her intentions known in a biographical video, narrated in part with archival footage from her late father, Jerry Russell.“I’m running for Congress because people’s voices are still being silenced,” she said. “I’m running for our children and grandchildren, so they can live and love and fight for change themselves.”The potential Davis-Roy matchup is likely to be among the most polarizing races the state has seen in recent years. Davis is a fierce national advocate for abortion rights, while Roy has built his reputation in his first six months in Congress as a conservative firebrand.Davis lives in Austin but spent much of her adult life in Fort Worth, where she served on the City Council and in the state Senate. In 2013, Davis became a national figure when she filibustered an omnibus anti-abortion bill. Later that fall, she announced her campaign for Texas governor. Despite strong fundraising, she lost to Republican Greg Abbott by over 20 percentage points.“Even in losing, we helped shape the future,” she said in the video.After moving to Austin several years ago, she started an organization called Deeds Not Words, campaigned around the country for Hillary Clinton and remained involved in state and national politics. Earlier this year, she mulled a run for U.S. Senate. National Democrats anticipate she will be a powerhouse fundraiser.As for Roy, he had a healthy second fundraising quarter this year, raising over $400,000, and reported over $650,000 in cash on hand. He is a longtime fixture in Texas Republican politics, serving as a staffer to both U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and state Attorney General Ken Paxton. In his first six months in Congress, he has had a knack for upending legislative procedure.The 21st District begins in Austin, taking in neighborhoods on the south and southwest sides of town. It then runs south along the western side of Interstate 35 into San Antonio’s northern neighborhoods and into Alamo Heights. It then juts out west into the Hill Country, taking in Fredericksburg and Kerrville.The district’s previous incumbent, former U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, easily carried the seat to a Republican victory. In his final race in 2016, he won reelection by 21 points. But in that same year, Hillary Clinton outperformed President Barack Obama’s previous margins. In 2018, Democrat Joseph Kopser came within three points of Roy.Davis isn’t alone in seeking to challenge Roy. Llano County Democratic Chairwoman Jennie Lou Leeder and educator Bruce Boville are among Democratic candidates who have filed Federal Election Commission finance reports. But there is little doubt that Davis will have the backing of important state and national Democrats. On Tuesday, nearly every member of House Democratic leadership and nine members of the Texas delegation will host a reception in Washington, D.C., for the newly announced candidate.Inside Elections, a campaign analyst group, currently rates this race “likely Republican.”This piece was originally published in The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sharelast_img read more

DC Residents Contemplate New Figures for Famed Bens Chili Bowl Mural

first_imgOn Jan. 26, Ben’s Chili Bowl announced on its website that it painted over the mural that had long graced the side of the building, which featured Majic 102.3 radio host Donnie Simpson, comedian Bill Cosby, Barack Obama, and Go-go musician Chuck Brown.Ben’s Chili Bowl erases its famous mural to start a new year. (Courtesy Photo)“Now, after five years of braving the elements, it’s time to refresh and repaint the mural and we want your input!” the website reads.Ben’s Chili Bowl erases its famous mural to start a new year. (Courtesy Photo)Virginia Ali, who runs the business with her children, said the decision to paint over these famous men wasn’t personal. “It was looking bad,” she told the Washington Post, “and we figured it’s a new year, so why not get started.”The Ali’s are now taking suggestions from customers on who should be among the faces to grace the new wall. On its website, customers can vote from a list of people whom they would like to see on the next mural.“I am sad to see the old one go, but the new wall offers a great opportunity get some Black women on it. I always felt like Radio Raheem in Do the Right Thing – like, when can we get a sister up here on the wall,” Ward 6 resident Charles Medina told the AFRO. “It would be beautiful to get our mayor for life Marion Barry – and our first lady for life, Michelle Obama on the wall.”Ben’s Chili Bowl erases its famous mural to start a new year. (Courtesy Photo)Other suggestions from Ben’s customers as surveyed by the AFRO, include Oprah Winfrey, Dick Gregory and Shirley Chisolm. “We have got to turn this into our own local Mount Rushmore and it should include our local, homegrown heroes,” Ward 8 resident Michelle “Red” Bailey told the AFRO. “I want Dick Gregory on this wall because without him, our understanding of race, politics, and life, would be so much less than it is now. We need to honor him.”Ben’s Chili Bowl was established in 1958 and became a local landmark after the 1968 riots that followed the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While much of the famed U Street corridor was destroyed in the aftermath of the riots, Ben’s was spared. In 2009, Mayor Adrian Fenty took then-President-elect Barack Obama to the restaurant, where he had a chili half-smoke and sweet tea.last_img read more

Several new craters found in Siberia

first_img Citation: Several “new” craters found in Siberia (2015, February 25) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2015-02-craters-siberia.html © 2015 Phys.org In addition to debating the cause of the creation of the craters, debate has also begun about the term used to describe them—the term crater is usually associated with surface blasts or even more often with collisions between celestial bodies. For that reason, many researchers have begun referring to the craters as funnels.Thus far, it appears that research regarding the craters is being led by Vasily Bogoyavlensky—a professor affiliated with the Russian Academy of Sciences. In an interview with the Russian press he has indicated that he believes that there are far more craters in and around the Yamal and Taimyr peninsulas and that it appears likely that going forward they may present a health hazard. He claims that residents from one nearby town actually witnessed the creation of one of the craters, from a distance—they say they saw a flash and felt the ground shake.Bogoyavlensky also said that he believes that many of the small lakes in the area likely came about due to the same process as the craters. He added that at one site, a large crater appears to be surrounded by several smaller craters and satellite photos have shown the existence of pingos (mounds that develop on the surface due to ice melting and seeping and then refreezing) in the spots where the craters later formed, suggesting a link. He is calling for more investigation to protect those who may venture into harm’s way. Hampering the investigation is the absence of charred rock on the rim of some of the craters, or even a parapet, which should form if a blast came from below. Some have suggested such examples can be explained by noting that evidence may have been left on ice that has since melted. n 80-meter-wide crater recently discovered in northern Siberia (video screenshot) Amazing impact crater where a triple asteroid smashed into Marscenter_img At least seven newly created mysterious craters have now been officially discovered in Siberia, though satellite imagery suggests there may be as many as 20. The discovery of the first three last year caused a small media storm as no one had any idea how the craters had come about. Since that time, one team of researchers actually went down inside one of the craters to see what might have caused it to come about. That expedition did not reveal any hard facts, but most geologists now suspect that the craters came about due to warming in Siberia, leading to melting permafrost, which led to underground gases filling underground cavities, which led, eventually, to blasts that caused the creation of the craters. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Explore furtherlast_img read more

Google tests horizontal tab switcher in Chrome mobile

first_imgGoogle tests horizontal tab switcher in Chrome mobile by Martin Brinkmann on May 27, 2018 in Google Chrome – 4 commentsGoogle is testing a new feature in Chrome mobile for Android right now that changes the tab switcher from a vertical layout to a horizontal one.When you open the list of all tabs in Google Chrome mobile right now on Android, you get the list of open tabs and the sites loaded in those tabs. The sites are stacked vertically with one site displayed fully and others in front or behind the active tab.Touch controls are provided to scroll though the list of open tabs and to load any tab that is open using the tab switcher.Note: Experimental features may come and go unannounced. While many make it into the stable version of Chrome eventually, the past has shown that some are removed again without being implemented at all.The most recent version of Google Chrome Canary for Android includes an experimental feature that changes the tab switching interface of the mobile browser.The following screenshot shows Chrome’s current tab switching interface on the left and the new interface after it has been enabled in the most recent version of Chrome Canary on the right.Here is what you need to do right now to enable the new horizontal tab switcher in Chrome Canary:Make sure you have the most recent version of Chrome Canary for Android installed on your device. You can run the browser next to the stable version of Chrome or any other browser.Start Google Chrome Canary on the device.Load chrome://flags in the browser’s address bar.Search for enable horizontal tab switcher, or go to chrome://flags/#enable-horizontal-tab-switcher to jump directly to it.Flip the preference from “default” to “enabled”.Restart the mobile browser with a tap on the relaunch now button.You will notice that the display of open tabs changed when you open the list of open tabs after the restart.The open tabs are displayed horizontally after the change; this has advantages but also disadvantages. The main advantages are that the interface looks a lot cleaner and that you see the full page content for each tab. The main disadvantage is that you see fewer tabs on the screen in the tab switcher.I saw only one and a quarter or so tabs on the screen after switching to the new interface; if you open lots of tabs, you may need to use more swipe motions to find and switch to a tab open in the browser.Closing WordsI try to keep the number of open sites to a minimum on mobile devices to preserve memory. That’s the main reason why I don’t mind the change. Chrome users who open a dozen or more tabs in Chrome for Android may not like the change as much as provides less of an overview of open tabs and requires more touch actions to find and open tabs open in Chrome.Now You: What is your take on the horizontal layout of open tabs in Chrome mobile?SummaryArticle NameGoogle tests horizontal tab switcher in Chrome mobileDescriptionGoogle is testing a new feature in Chrome mobile for Android right now that changes the tab switcher from a vertical layout to a horizontal one.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

Ladysmith Gazettes pick of the top 5 local and international news stories

first_img1. Update: Suspected cannibals withdraw bail application in court appearance todayAfter going on a march, a crowd of people gathered outside the court to show their outrage at the alleged cannibalism being practiced by the men who were arrested.Read full story: Update: Suspected cannibals withdraw bail application in court appearance today2. Help find missing teenager in LadysmithNo family member has seen or heard from him since the night of Monday, August 14.Read full story: Help find missing teenager in Ladysmith 3. Few more days to go until Ladies Night, so get your tickets nowFor more ticket information, contact Algene on 0828086532, Arlene on 0720377278 or the Ladysmith Gazette offices on 0366376801Read full story: Few more days to go until Ladies Night, so get your tickets now4. German killer nurse murdered ‘at least 90 patients’: police WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite A male nurse jailed for life two years ago for killing two patients with lethal drug overdoses murdered at least 90 patients in total, police said Monday, calling it post-war Germany’s worst killing spree.Read full story: German killer nurse murdered ‘at least 90 patients’: police5. Human chains and jet skis: Texans come to the rescue in Houston floodsBryan Curtis normally rides his jet ski for fun. On Sunday, he turned it into an emergency rescue vehicle.Read full story: Human chains and jet skis: Texans come to the rescue in Houston floodsClick to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there!last_img read more

Walter Homburger receives the Performing Arts Awar

first_img Walter Homburger receives the Performing Arts Award at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on April 30, 2010. Canada’s arts community is mourning the death of impresario Walter Homburger. An obituary on the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre’s website says Homburger died Thursday at Sunnybrook Veteran’s Centre in Toronto. He was 95. As managing director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for 25 years, Homburger fostered the careers of acclaimed artists including Glenn Gould. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick by The Canadian Press Posted Jul 29, 2019 9:59 am PDT TORONTO — Canada’s arts community is mourning the death of impresario Walter Homburger.An obituary on the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre’s website says Homburger died Thursday at Sunnybrook Veteran’s Centre in Toronto.He was 95.As managing director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for 25 years, Homburger fostered the careers of acclaimed artists including Glenn Gould.He also presented esteemed international artists, including Louis Armstrong, and took the company on tours to such far-flung locales as China in 1978.In a tribute to Homburger on its website, the TSO describes him as “one of the most revered artistic administrators in Canadian musical history.”“Walter represented a rare mix in one man: He was a brilliant impresario, a strategic leader, and a kind inspiration to all who knew him,” TSO chief executive officer Matthew Loden said in a statement.“This is a huge loss for the TSO family and for all those fortunate enough to have worked with him, but we are comforted in knowing Walter’s legacy survives in our collective memories and in the music we make every day.”Homburger was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1984 and received a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement in 2010.The National Arts Centre in Ottawa tweeted Monday that its flag is at half-mast in honour of Homburger, who “was a driving force in the development of orchestras and classical music in Canada.”Homburger’s obituary says a private cremation will take place and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.The Canadian Press Cancel reply Sign in to comment (not connected to your Insider Club login).You’re logged in as . Edit Profile | Logout.Loading profile…Unexpected error. Please try again.Notice: Your email may not yet have been verified. Please check your email, click the link to verify your address, and then submit your comment. If you can’t find this email, access your profile editor to re-send the confirmation email. You must have a verified email to submit a comment. Once you have done so, check again.Comment Please read our commenting policies Join the conversation Canadian arts impresario Walter Homburger has died at age 95 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img read more

Fences hedges and walls

first_imgGardening by Patricia Jordan I am always being asked about hedges and the best plants to grow to create a harmonious environment while protecting the garden from passersby and marauding animals. The problem in having a thick hedge around a garden is the same as having a wall, in that it blocks air from penetrating and creates what is known as a ‘frost pocket’, trapping cold air in winter and hot air in summer.Through no fault of our own, our current garden is like that, as we inherited a huge Cupressus hedge almost all the way around our orchard, trapping the cold winter air and baking the plants in summer. And I thought that I had left all that behind in Scotland in my other large frost-pocket garden!In places like New Zealand where the strong prevailing winds are from the Antarctic, huge shelterbelts are necessary to grow anything at all and the favourite there seems to be Photinia ‘Red Robin’, for not only does it provide a barrier, it is also attractive. Here in Mosfiloti, the hedge has enormous roots that travel a good three metres in all directions inhibiting growth of other plants in that area.Another hedging plant that I would not recommend is myoporum, for not only does it grow to enormous heights, it sheds fresh or dead leaves constantly. At various times of the year, spent flowers and nasty black seeds are also cast! Hibiscus, a popular hedging plant until recently, now under assault island-wide by mealy bugs, is no longer in favour. So, what would I recommend? Personally, I like the rosemary hedge that I grew from cuttings, which not only smells pleasant but also can easily be kept under control.Some people prefer fencing – a white picket fence is reminiscent of rural America, so ‘cottagey’, but not suitable for modern housing complexes. Others go for latticed wooden fencing panels, but in high winds they do not ‘give’, and as consequence, they are often blown down, supports and all! If you are going to choose a fence, then it needs to allow the wind to blow through it rather than straight at it, so horizontal panels with gaps in between will decelerate the wind and not damage the fenceThe last choice is walls, which can be so attractive, especially if they are made by craftsmen in local stone, but can be rather costly. Walls are generally used as a barrier against soil erosion on banks and need to have drainage holes at various levels to allow rainwater to seep through. If these are not included, then the weight of the wet soil can cause the wall to collapse! So, these are the choices, do make sure that you make the right one!WHAT TO IN THE GARDEN IN APRILAnts might start to become troublesome this month as the ground warms up and they look to make new homes. Don’t let them get into flowerpots or they will make nests there, completely killing off the plants. Either raise the pot off the ground on little Chinese ‘feet’, put the pot on a paving slab or if you are re-potting put a piece of nylon stocking or something similar over the drainage hole, to stop them from entering the pot. If all else fails, use ‘Divipan’.Carpobrotus edulisLook under the rims of pots that might have been lying around and turn over plant trays where you may find snails firmly attached to the undersides. Do get rid of them or they will play havoc with your spring bedding and salad crops. Sparrows are also attracted to new lettuce in particular and may peck them to pieces! Try hanging some old CDs from a pole and that should frighten them away. Plant sweet corn plugs once we have reasonable overnight temperatures, as they don’t like cold nights. Remember to grow them in squares if you are able to, as they are wind pollinated and on a breezy day you will see the pollen being blown off the tassels onto the flowers below. They do need space and their eventual height might put off people with small gardens but the taste of them, picked straight from the garden, is a great pleasure, although I read recently that canned corn is just as good for you, if not better!We have had some decent rain since the beginning of the year for which we have to be thankful, as it delays the onset of totally desert-like gardens as a future prospect. Although I value the quality of succulents as part of the garden here, especially if the only garden area is a veranda or patio, I do like a more conventional garden in which to roam and appreciate the flowers. That doesn’t mean I have to have grass to set it all off. Why would anyone want grass? To walk on it in bare feet? To lie on it? More likely it would be for the cool effect it creates. There are now many good-looking artificial lawns in garden centres these days if you must have some green, along with advice and help on how to lay it.Some succulent plants can achieve that cooling effect just as well. Carpobrotus edulis for one, as it is an excellent spreading ground-cover plant. This native of South Africa stays green all year round. The moisture, trapped within the succulent-type leaves and stems in the wet season, is let out gradually over the summer months, keeping the plant going. It requires very little attention and roots easily from calloused cuttings. There is the added bonus of pretty pink flowers during the summer as well. So unless you want to sit out or play croquet on your green area, try this as a substitute for grass. However, if you have grass and didn’t manage to scarify your lawn last month, you still have a little time to do it. Drag a thin-tined rake over the grass and you will be surprised at the rubbish you collect! Afterwards, give it a feed with a proprietary spring grass feed available in most garden centres.As spring bulbs go over, remember to take off the dead heads so that the bulb can concentrate on making the flower for next year and not spend its energy on producing seeds. Leave the leaves on the plant until they are dead. I know that they can look messy but they are part of the process of renewal. Also, remove dead heads on osteospermums or they will seed everywhere.My worry about the lack of bees and butterflies has been allayed his spring, as they have swarmed all over the tightly packed flowers of my echiums for some weeks now. Having not had many flowers in recent years, this year they are plentiful. They have also been attracting Red Admiral butterflies, I wonder where they were hiding, very welcome nevertheless.PLANT OF THE MONTH – Laurus nobilis AGMBay Laurel is a very handsome tree or a large shrub when mature, and an asset to have in any garden. In some countries, it is known by the name of ‘Daphne’, due to its associations with Greek mythology: Daphne pursued by Apollo, sought haven with her mother, who turned her into a laurel tree.Native to the Mediterranean area, Laurus nobilis can reach heights of 2-2½ metres. However, in domestic gardens, it can be kept to a reasonable height by pruning. Laurel has a tendency to throw out suckers around the root area, which should be removed, but apart from that, it is a very easy tree to maintain. Wind scorch can occur on young foliage in the early part of the year, while some cracking of the bark can be caused by overwatering although in their natural state, they are found growing near streams and springs.In late March or early April, depending where you live, the lovely, sweetly-perfumed, cream flowers appear in clusters of three to five blooms, followed later by a black, one-seeded berry. 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friends Ziya-ul-Hasan and Ram Karan had immovable property worth Rs 23. when Taiwan was still under martial law,K. On the concluding day, he added. Raikot had got Rs 17. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 10, we sustained the pressure throughout the entire innings and that was really good for the bowlers. Mustafa was diagnosed with high fever and was taken to JJ hospital at 3 am where he was kept under observation.Dossa had earlier informed the special TADA court about his heart problem and said he wanted to undergo a bypass surgery Earlier today JJ Hospital Dean Dr TP Lahane had said: “Dossa is a patient of diabetes and acute hypertension We will observe him over the day and conduct necessary tests He does not require ICU admission” On Tuesday Special Public Prosecutor had sought death sentence for Mustafa Dossa while arguing on the quantum of punishment For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by P Chidambaram | Updated: April 12 2015 1:40 am It took free India 66 years to repeal that Act and pass a law that was vastly superior in terms of fairness and justice to the many stakeholders Related News It is difficult to believe that a government will stake so much — risk of defeat in the Rajya Sabha political capital support of allies the Prime Minister’s time — on a mere land acquisition amendment Bill It is also difficult to believe that the Government has decided to brave farmers’ anger street protests and media criticism to get the amendment Bill passed by Parliament But that is how the story is unfolding Prime Minister Modi is leading the Government’s campaign in support of the Bill to amend the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 (LARR Act) Mr Venkaiah Naidu Minister of Urban Development gives a byte a day Mr Arun Jaitley Minister of Finance is confrontational one day and conciliatory the next Mr Birender Singh Minister of Rural Development (who will pilot the Bill) is for the most part silent Reports indicate that the RSS and its affiliated organisations are divided on the Bill The old Land Acquisition Act of 1894 was an oppressive and exploitative colonial legislation It took free India 66 years to repeal that Act and pass a law that was vastly superior in terms of fairness and justice to the many stakeholders That the law was passed nearly unanimously with the support of the principal opposition party (BJP) was a tribute to the collective wisdom of Parliament It therefore came as a bolt from the blue that the new Government within six months of coming into office took up amending the LARR Act as one of its priorities The Government advised the President to promulgate an ordinance on the midnight of December 31 2014 I commented on the ordinance in a column that was published in this newspaper on January 18 2015 (Stand up and be counted) My argument was that dispensing with Social Impact Assessment and the ‘consent’ clause in practically every significant case of land acquisition was an assault on the soul of the LARR Act Nine changes in Bill As opposition to the ordinance mounted the Government brought nine changes in the Bill to replace the ordinance The Government’s ministers swore that every concern had been addressed and it was the duty of every patriotic Indian to support the Bill The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha but faced fierce opposition in the Rajya Sabha In the absence of a replacement Bill passed by both Houses of Parliament the ordinance lapsed on April 5 2015 Playing with high stakes the Government has promulgated an ordinance once again The new ordinance is the old ordinance plus the nine changes The nine changes have been trumpeted as if they were nine steps to nirvana As far as I can recall no minister of the Government has bothered to tell us what these nine changes are I therefore decided to do a clinical dissection of the nine changes and here is what I found Cosmetic and substantive Three changes are cosmetic nothing has been changed In the crucial Section 10A there was an exclusionary clause for “infrastructure and social infrastructure projects” Now the phrase “social infrastructure” has been dropped But the word “infrastructure” remains and the exclusion remains Secondly in Section 24 the word “account” has been replaced by the words “designated account” Thirdly the language of Section 87 has been recast but the requirement of obtaining sanction before a court may take cognisance of an offence is intact Three changes are exhortatory The Government has been told to ensure that only the bare minimum land required for an infrastructure project is acquired The Government has also been directed to prepare and maintain a record of the wasteland it owns And finally the LARR Authority that will hear objections to the land acquisition or to the award of compensation has been required to hold its hearing in the district where the land is located Only three changes may be called substantive: 1 The amendment favouring “private hospitals and private educational institutions” has been dropped 2 In the case of land acquisition for industrial corridors Social Impact Assessment and the ‘consent’ clause will be dispensed with only if land up to 1 km on either side of the corridor is acquired Actually this will complicate matters because two procedures have to be followed in case land up to and beyond one kilometre is acquired 3 Section 31 sub-section (2) clause (h) has been amended to require that the award shall include particulars of mandatory employment to at least one member of each affected family This is an improvement upon existing clause (h) and makes explicit what was earlier implicit Core objection remains We may welcome the three substantive changes but what about the core objection to the attempt to re-write a law that came into force only on September 26 2013 The soul of the LARR Act is Social Impact Assessment The protection for the landowner (invariably a small landowner) is in obtaining the consent of 70 per cent or 80 per cent of the affected families The Government has made it clear that it cares little for these provisions and is happy to throw them overboard Those who stood up to be counted must stand firm Those who gave the Government the benefit of doubt must now stand up and be counted For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: February 17 2017 2:35 pm Badrinath Ki Dulhania song Humsafar: Our onscreen Badri (Varun Dhawan) and Vaidehi (Alia Bhatt) are now taking us on a blissful journey with their recently released song Related News Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s lead pair Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt made you pull out your dancing shoes with foot tapping title track “Badri ki Dulhania” and rehashed version of the 90s song “Tamma Tamma Again” Our onscreen Badri and Vaidehi are now taking uson a blissful journey with their recently released song “Humsafar” Dharma Productions’ latest offering Badrinath Ki Dulhania has everything that makes a perfect Bollywood masala film with a special tadka of peppy dance numbers and ear warming love ballads And “Humsafar” is a pleasant gift The latest song is quite a relief 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