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His promise will now be tested. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: July 8, he looks like a little girl and you don’t think that is odd? Soon enough, "People are going through a complicated grieving process.." in Freetown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump embraced each other as friends and partners on Monday, stating that EVMs can be tampered with even before they are deployed.but we are infallible only because we are final. Stillto err is human Velji B Ganatra New York Islands of excellence * THE report IIT Kanpur defies Sibals one-test plansays will set own JEE (IEJune 9) exposes the holes in Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibals policies The combined entrance test for centrally funded technical institutions is being seen by the IIT fraternity as an attempt to dilute their prominence as institutions of excellence No government lasts forever but the harm caused to such institutions by faulty policies may be permanent Time-tested systems in the education sector must not be mindlessly abandoned on the pretext of reforms MC Joshi Lucknow For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by A Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: March 6 2017 1:34 pm Post walk at Mijwan 2017 Anushka Sharma de-stresses with Snapchat Top News Anushka Sharma is having sleepless nights No she is not stressed or maybe But this is how she is getting rid of it by snapchatting The actor has made her debut on Snapchat and just like you all even she is addicted She has tried almost all filters that were available and kept talking about how she is unable to sleep She even said “Nobody is watching me I literally have zero followers” not realising that soon enough millions of people would start following her on Snapchat It is only much later that she realised that she is not yet ready for the app More from the world of Entertainment: The actor is busy with her upcoming film Phillauri But despite being caught up with promotions she took out time for Shabana Azmi’s The Mijwan Fashion event which is held annually to raise money for the development of craftswomen under the actor’s NGO Mijwan Welfare Society She was seen walking the ramp with Shah Rukh Khan Interestingly the actors who have worked together in two films Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi are getting back together for Imtiaz Ali’s untitled project Check out Anushka Sharma’s snapchat stories: Also read |Shah Rukh Khan’s empowering speech at Mijwan 2017 is why we love him so much Meanwhile Anushka is also proving out to be one of the smartest producers in the industry Beyond trailer and songs the actor has been attracting eyeballs with the social campaign #ShashiWasThere The film which is based on the love story of a ghost called Shashi is scheduled for March 24 release It also stars Punjab sensation Diljit Dosanjh who made his debut with Udta Punjab For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Mahender Singh Manral | New Delhi | Published: August 23 2017 2:21 am Bhambri started a ‘cricket academy’ in 2009 Top News A 29-year-old state-level cricketer was arrested for allegedly duping several people on the pretext of getting them a visa so they could play for private clubs in Australia Investigation revealed that the accused Saurabh Bhambri is the managing director of a private sports management company and allegedly organised several inter-state cricket tournaments in the Northeast with help from officials who could be summoned by police in the coming days DCP (crime branch) G Ramgopal Naik said “We have arrested Bhambri after we received a complaint He was produced before the Delhi court from where he was sent to three-day police custody Further investigations are on” Sources said Bhambri who has played in the Vijay Hazare Trophy C K Nayudu trophy inter-university cricket tournaments and for a private club in England formed a company in 2009 He would offer people a chance to be part of his ‘cricket academy’ and would promise aspiring cricketers visas in exchange for a hefty sum “Bhambri played cricket for several colleges in Uttar Pradesh and organised a cricket tournament the Bareilly Premier League in 2015 Four complainants had approached police and Rs 20 lakh was seized from his bank account He was in touch with foreign cricket club managers and police are probing their role too” sources said Police said the southeastern range of the Crime Branch recently received a complaint from one Rishab Tyagi son of a farmer in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur district who told police that he met Bhambri in Delhi a few months ago “He introduced himself and asked Tyagi to start playing for a private club in Australia Tyagi gave him Rs 7 lakh but did not get the money back after his visa was rejected A case was registered and police started an investigation They conducted several raids and summoned Bhambri He was questioned by police for three days and his arrest was made on Tuesday afternoon” a senior police officer said During investigation police found that he had been running a private sports management company-cum-sports academy and was in touch with several prominent cricketers “He invited several players including international ones to his sports academy He shared their photos on Facebook and on the company’s website” the officer said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: September 3 2017 6:16 am Ashish Wakhlu during the photo exhibition at the Government Museum and Art Gallery Chandigarh on Saturday Express Top News PHOTOGRAPHY like literature has the power to transport you to places and spaces which you have never seen It makes you meet complete strangers view sights that give you a feel of brand-new world show you a plethora of human emotions and above all build connections beyond boundaries and borders Photographs tell you stories of us life and its manifestations sans words All this is presented by Dr Ashish Wakhlu in ‘Sojourn Glimpses’ an exhibition of more than 40 of his photographs showcasing his experiences and travels Wakhlu foray into photography began in 1974 with his father’s German Practika’s camera And the first few pictures he took he recalls came out pretty good and fuelled the hobby sufficiently Based in Lucknow Wakhlu has various cameras and whether they have made him a ‘good’ photographer he leaves it for his viewers to judge “As far as the requisites of a good picture goes I believe it’s important that a photographer should enjoy taking it and viewers should get the message the photographer is trying to convey Of the pictures that are part of ‘Sojourn Glimpses’ I have unequivocally enjoyed putting up each one of them the second criterion is for my audience to decide” To date Wakhlu has shot approximately 15000 medical and non-medical pictures and photography for him is a means of creative expression which helps in making good memories He loves shooting pictures on film and still has a darkroom in his home for film processing and printing Photography he adds is a method of painting with light both in black and white and colour For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by BollywoodHungamaNewsNetwork | Mumbai | Published: January 15 2010 8:58 am Related News This handsome hunk is one of the most prominent faces among the Gen-next breed of actors Hailing from a filmy familyhe made a rocking debut in Johnny Gaddar He later followed it up with brilliant performances in films like Aa Dekhen ZaraNew York and Jail He is none other than Neil Nitin Mukesh Neil celebrates his birthday today and we give you an opportunity to extend your heart-felt wishes to Neil You may do so by posing your wishes in the comments section below: For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAs news of defections — most notably that of Tamil Nadu education minister K Pandiarajan — begins to trickle in the pressure appears to be well and truly on the VK Sasikala camp VK Sasikala PTI On Saturday — the fifth day of the AIADMK crisis Sasikala wrote to Governor Vidyasagar Rao requesting that he show consideration for the welfare of Tamil Nadu and take an immediate decision She also requested that Rao make some time for her to meet with him and her MLAs as soon as possible Her letter also highlighted the fact that the Constitution democracy and sovereignty has to be protected It may be recalled that the caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam had offered his resignation to Rao on 5 February and the governor accepted it But barely two days later Panneerselvam did a complete volte face leading to the situation in which Tamil Nadu presently finds itself By arrangement with newstodaynetcom Follow all the live updates here By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 8 2017 8:50 pm A towel-like fabric that slips around your neck like any halter neck top and can be adjusted (Source: @tatatowels/ Instagram) Top News Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel-starrer ‘500 Days of Summer’ is a hit romantic film but talk about 500 days of heat in real life it’s nothing but horror And ask any woman with slightly heavy breasts they will tell you the hardship of tackling sweaty boobs in hot and humid weather So what exactly is the solution to get rid of underboob sweat Is there any Yes it now exists a towel that covers just your bosom and absorbs all the sweat Called the ‘Ta Ta Towels’ the patented product is widely being described as a “hammock for your boobs” Women across the world have gone euphoric over this quirky and one-of-its-kind product and there are good reasons behind it Its creator Erin Robertson came up with this bizarre solution to a practical female problem from her own experience “I was living in Los Angeles and getting ready to go out on a first date As I got out of the shower and started getting ready I could not stop sweating — not because I was about to go on a first date but because my tiny A/C unit was broken AND it was the beginning of summer” she wrote on the towel’s website After trying various options to combat the sweating she thought “There HAS to be a better way to keep the beads of sweat from dripping down my stomach” And like Robertson many women around the world felt the same and realised this is what they need some even said they need 10 Sure the ‘boob holder’ looks rather unusual — but if you talk about comfort and the purpose it seems on point In fact breastfeeding mothers can’t stop praising it as it solves leakage problems and the company also claims that it is good on sensitive nipples Many breastfeeding moms complain about night-time leakage and how this product might solve the problem like magic Talking to BabyCenter blog Robertson said she has received a lot of positive feedback from nursing mothers as well as pregnant women “Your breasts go through a lot of changes while you’re pregnant (and postpartum) and the Ta-Ta Towel grows with you — and your boobs — to give you support and relief Since the towels are so thin you can get away with wearing one under your shirt or maxi dress As your growing breasts become heavy and sore a constricting bra is the last thing you want to wear” she said Though many are praising the product others have slammed it calling it “ugly” and others calling it “pointless” and until it was advertised they didn’t know that one needs a “towel for under boob sweat” But this could be because not all women face the problem And perhaps that’s the reason why it is available in only from a cup C to a cup H Priced at $45 it has been branded as lounge wear that helps ladies relax at home or basking in the sun Though the brand claims it has gone global it’s still not available for shipping to Asian countries But one thing for which the company must be lauded is showcasing models who do not abide by the popular body standards often seen in beauty and fashion industry The brand chose curvy women to don their product and it’s an unusual sight because models with ‘more than an inch to pinch’ are rarely chosen to for lingerie ads For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsThe five state Assembly elections are more evidence of the great Indian divide India is today split into two sharp camps: Pro-Narendra Modi and anti-Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to people during his road show in Varanasi PTI And Modi is the man As much as his magic did not work in his deal with the Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab (and as we can see Goa and Punjab are a bit iffy) as far as the cherry was concerned in Uttar Pradesh Modi is the star He swamped the state with his juggernaut The fact is he has emphasised his singular position as a national leader and if one adds the showing in Uttarakhand — which was also a romp for the BJP — it has to be accepted that the Modi factor is well alive and pretty national in texture The nation still loves him finds him credible and worthy of following It also strengthens his hand for the Delhi civic elections and puts the AAP on the backfoot The Arvind Kejriwal bandwagon has lost its wheels and is probably the most depressed entity after these results Personality politics are now central to Indian state elections which really should not come as a surprise since this element is not new The party cadres are secondary to Modi Captain Amarinder Singh the Yadavs Navjot Singh Sidhu and even Rahul Gandhi who is being trolled for the loss of face in Uttar Pradesh but any call for his removal as the Congress leader will be muted now that Punjab has become the engine for the Congress revival It has enough octane being a pivotal state and India’s bread basket to create a national resurgence if it delivers the wings for an ‘Udta Punjab’ The one interesting fallout of these results is the endless controversy that will be created about whether Rahul should stay on as Congress leader in the fight from this moment onwards If he can be damned so out of hand for the Uttar Pradesh failure it seems a bit unfair that he is denied credit in the states where the Congress showed its mettle? is to be revived.

who is now a member of the BJP’s Margdarshak Mandal, but I personally don’t see emergency,from a village in Basti were found floating in Manorama river, Former Tour de France champion Wiggins,secondly heavy increase in collector rate of property, sources said he held a day long meeting with some senior leaders of the state in preparing the panel of names for each of these seats. @BijouTH @Vanita_ok — Omung Kumar (@OmungKumar) August 2, Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam said on Friday but asserted that her father’s disqualification by the Supreme Court would not deter him from staging a comeback. It had to be stalled when he had a leg injury followed by some unfortunate events,then how is that the government had failed to ensure?

and your love is overwhelming! The same kind of structure has been planned for overseas as well. 2017 Witnessing a Federer masterclass in tennis. #Wimbeldon2017 #MensFinal #FedererVsCilic pictwittercom/vl9fdCRXVo — Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 16 2017 what an absolute legend@rogerfederer http://s.tco/UpgZqUHGvX — Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) July 16 2017 On his win Federer said “I always believed that I could maybe come back and do it again And if you believe you can go really really far in your life and I did that And I’m happy I kept on believing and dreaming and here I am today for the eighth It’s fantastic” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPanaji: Jammu and Kashmir finance minister Haseeb Ahmed Drabu claimed that the alliance between the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which no one thought "would last a week" has now turned into a durable one Speaking at the ‘India Ideas Conclave 2017’ in Goa Drabu said "It is true that it is a very fragile and contentious alliance As Mufti saab (former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed) used to say it is the North Pole and South Pole coming together But with some degree of maturity displayed by either side it is really working towards the developmental of Jammu and Kashmir" File image of Mufti Sayeed AFP Speaking about the alliance Drabu said that right on day one itself the alliance had issues "But Mufti saab was a confident leader all his life When he started in the 1960s the Congress and any party from the rest of country was looked down upon He (Mufti) ensured through consistent hard work that the Congress becomes an acceptable part of life" the minister said Drabu said that when the PDP was contemplating to form an alliance with the BJP people were asking the party (PDP) why it was not working with the Congress The minister said that the alliance with the BJP was a "bold decision" taken by Mufti "We had contested elections on an anti-BJP plank and yet we decided to have alliance with them (BJP) I happened to work very closely with him at that particular time" he said "All of us told him that it is suicidal and that we won’t be able to step out of the house we will get lynched" Drabu recalled telling the former chief minister "He (Mufti) stuck to it He said the people of India have voted for the BJP He said that he was not engaging with the party (BJP) he was engaging with the people of India" Drabu recounted Drabu added that Mufti Mohammad Sayeed brought back the whole concept of civil society into the decision and went ahead and formed the government with the BJP Drabu called the alliance a "huge experiment" and said it actually displays certain leadership quality to set in motion a process to create a framework to resolve the most contagious issues in the state By: AP | Manchester | Published: September 12 2017 12:22 am Basel will look to exploit a potential weakness at center back for United (Source: AP) Top News It wasn’t so long ago that Swiss team Basel possessed a reputation for being a scourge of English clubs in European competition Back-to-back victories over Chelsea in the Champions League group stage in 2013 Elimination of Tottenham in the Europa League quarterfinals a season earlier The season before that the famous 2-1 home win over Manchester United that denied England’s biggest club a spot in the Champions League knockout stage No wonder United manager Jose Mourinho sounded a note of caution when Basel was drawn as a group-stage opponent in this season’s Champions League In reality though United the current leader of the Premier League should have little to worry about when it opens group play against the Swiss champion at Old Trafford on Tuesday Basel has started its bid for a ninth straight Swiss league title with as many losses in seven games two as it had all last season when the team finished 17 points clear Fans whistled the players off the field Saturday after a 2-1 home loss to last-place Lausanne It has been a tough start for rookie coach Raphael Wicky who pits his wits against Mourinho in just his ninth senior competitive game The 40-year-old Wicky was an experienced midfielder for Switzerland though his highest coaching level before this season was in UEFA’s youth version of the Champions League Wicky inherited a squad with fewer of the top Swiss prospects Basel has relied upon _ and typically sold quickly to Bundesliga clubs _ in its title-winning run When players like Xherdan Shaqiri Granit Xhaka and Breel Embolo were sold in recent years they were often replaced by shrewd acquisitions like Mohamed Salah who left Basel for Chelsea after his goals beat the current English champion four years ago Now Basel’s best offseason signing is a player who already failed to meet the Premier League’s standards With seven goals in seven league games Dutch forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel might make Norwich fans wonder why he scored just a single goal in their relegation season of 2013-14 A sign that Basel is no longer the force of old _ at least in the eyes of English opponents _ came last season when the team managed by Urs Fischer was swept aside in 2-0 and 4-1 losses to Arsenal in group play United has won three of its first four league games and has been more clinical this season with new striker Romelu Lukaku scoring five goals in five matches in all competitions and midfielders Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan looking more dangerous going forward Anything other than a comfortable win for United would be a surprise on its return to Europe’s top competition after missing out last season United qualified by winning the Europa League “To be humble is to admit the opponent has the same ambition as we have and that the opponent can perfectly come here like they did in the past and give Manchester United a bad taste” Mourinho said in reference to the teams’ last meeting at Old Trafford six years ago when United needed a 90th-minute goal from Ashley Young to escape with a 3-3 draw “But we are strong we are playing well we have good confidence in ourselves” Basel will look to exploit a potential weakness at center back for United with Phil Jones and Eric Bailly _ the starting combination in the Premier League _ both suspended Chris Smalling and offseason signing Victor Lindelof will start instead while Lukaku makes his Champions League debut in the Group A match For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Tahir Mahmood | Published: May 22 2014 12:25 am The fact is that the outgoing regime wasn’t a bed of roses for the minorities and the incoming government isn’t likely to unleash a reign of terror on them either (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia) Related News TheConstitution of India as adopted in 1950 had envisaged independent India as a federal socialist and secular democracy based on the doctrines of equality and liberty The ideals of equality liberty socialism and secularism underlay its provisions from the very beginning but the last two of these were made more conspicuous in 1976 when the preamble to the Constitution was amended to formally declare India a socialist and secular country Our understanding of equality liberty socialism and secularism has however always been different from how the rest of the world understands these ideals The Constitution itself made them somewhat special Provisions mandating the state to protect the cow for the majority community and the kirpan for the Sikh minority were included in its initial version For the purposes of protective discrimination and affirmative action to eliminate backwardness the Constitution specified Scheduled Castes which to begin with were restricted to the majority community But gradually the classification was opened up to include two particular minorities in response to their protests against exclusion The established traditions of the erstwhile princely states of Travancore and Cochin to maintain temples out of the state exchequer were protected at the time of their assimilation into the Indian Union — a special provision to that effect was inserted in the Constitution The Congress party over about half a century of ruling the country made our concepts of socialism secularism equality and liberty more special thanks to its policies and performance In 1968 its government convinced the Supreme Court that the Aligarh Muslim University had not been established by Muslims and hence was not entitled to the benefits accorded by the Constitution to minority educational institutions In 1976 after proclaiming the Emergency to save its government it succeeded in making the majority of a Supreme Court bench agree that depriving political detenus of their constitutional remedies against arbitrary arrest was fine In 1991 it enacted a Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act to protect the shrines of all communities from communal vandalism but felt constrained to keep the 500-year-old Ayodhya mosque out of its ambit In 1993 it set up under foreign pressure a National Human Rights Commission but could not care less about its decisions and recommendations After remaining out of power for eight years when the Congress bounced back in 2004 it ruled in the name of an absolutely honest and sincere head of government but he was allegedly constantly excluded from decision-making exercises During this decade the Congress extended to the largest minority in the country the olive branch of the Sachar committee and made minorities dream of reservation in government jobs and educational institutions by appointing the Ranganath Mishra commission But when these commissions submitted their recommendations the government shied away from implementing them Having failed to contain the corruption growing right under its nose or control the unprecedented price rise the government kept making promises to do better if given another chance People’s patience however cannot be limitless At the end of the unduly long elections the simmering discontent over the sorry state of affairs in society became clear in the astonishing results What had to happen has happened Those who have suffered a crushing defeat are now saying janta ka faisla hamein sweekar hai (the people’s decision is acceptable to us) — as if they have any other choice And those who have won are projecting their landslide victory as the dawn of “good days” The past policies and performance of the victors are justifiably scaring the two largest minority communities of the country To rid the nation of the long dynastic rule that was brimming with all manner of anti-people activities was the need of the hour Seen from that angle the change of guard is a change for the better But if the new rulers are to let the apprehensions of minorities come true the nation would have paid a heavy price for achieving this goal The fact is that the outgoing regime wasn’t a bed of roses for the minorities and the incoming government isn’t likely to unleash a reign of terror on them either In these days of globalisation with the international community watching no government can afford to play out the proverbial tableau of andher nagri chaupat raja The Father of the Nation had once said that the parameter by which to gauge the extent to which a country may be called civilised is how it treats its minorities Let us hope that the new government heeds this advice Let us hope that the concepts of state secularism and people’s equality and liberty which have been rather special to us from the very beginning and have been made even more special by the rulers of the past will not become even more “special” in the hands of our new rulers The writer is former chair ofthe National Minorities Commission and formermember Law Commission express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPanaji: Polling began on Sunday morning to elect new bodies for all 186 panchayats in Goa No long queues were seen outside the polling stations where the voting began at 8 am Representational image Reuters The elections are being held for 186 panchayat bodies consisting of 1450 wards out of which 540 have been reserved for scheduled caste/scheduled tribe (SC/ST) and other backward class (OBC) candidates and 490 for women including 323 in general category As many as 5297 candidates are in fray for the elections and over 749 lakh people are eligible to cast their votes As per information available with the State Election Commission around 70 polling booths have been identified as sensitive hypersensitive and critical Elaborate security arrangements have been made with nearly 6500 policemen guarding the 1246 polling booths where votes would be polled through ballot paper The polling would culminate at 5 pm By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: February 20 2017 5:45 am People watch as the helicopter descends on the parade ground Sector 17 during the Rose Festival in Chandigarh on Sunday Jasbir Malhi Top News As many as 622 people went on the helicopter rides in the three-day rose festival that concluded on Sunday? Roger Federer wins record 8?th time#WimbledonFinal pictwittercom/TLqrCVELOp — Prashant Kawadia?E&Y said the most profitable choice for the NDMC would be to allow IHC to continue as the operator. Afterwards,against a quality Bangladesh side where all but one player? Heated discussions took place about the distribution of tickets during the elections as well as the need for better organisation. Asked whether he was considering a military response to North Korea, the two clubs announced on Tuesday.

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