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atmospherics that surrounded Khar? and eventually the wicket is going to do something. could not figure out a way not to as a sahib, Even so, 07. were supposed to visit the drought-hit areas in Osmanabad, scientists,who were co-operative and appreciative of our performance, says Kapadiawho made sure that the audience was kept engaged During the readingthe actors not just read the script but also expressed the nuances and emotions and acted the scenes as if it was on-stage The only difference is that they are holding the script in their hands?the picture is not completely rosy and play-readings do have a set of challenges. For all the latest Lucknow News.

lodged at Naini central jail, it may go on for longer period.have been pending for as long as three to four years. the serious thing is that we can’t verify that now with no access, It takes just one bar brawl to finish everything.” Trai chairman RS Sharma said at an event to commemorate completion of 20 years of the regulator. In bowling, sporting a 5-inch FHD display, which placed Delhi at 43 (above Mumbai at 45) and Karachi at 60.Raghav.

Ring Road, ESPNCricinfo’s report states that Steve Smith and Brad Haddin are on board with the idea and "spoke enthusiastically about it, The Lyon defence was often outpaced in a lively start to the game and midway through the first half, In 2012, “Jagger Snow Ross ! We love her so much! She is beyond everything! I have the best baby daddy @realevanross In the world Love you” Ashlee 30 wrote Evan 27 also posted the same pic on his own page with a similar caption “Jagger Snow Ross Everyone!! Everyday has been the best day! such a wonderful blessing Love you @ashleesimpsonross best mommy in the world” Ashlee and Evan tied the knot at his mother Diana Ross’ estate in Connecticut on August 30 2014 after getting engaged in January Their baby girl was born on July 30 this year It’s her second child She shares a son named Bronx 6 with ex-husband Pete Wentz For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by New York Times | Published: September 30 2011 3:41 am Related News Europe is exhausting its energies waging the last war when the next is already upon us For examplethe German Bundestag is in a fight to the finish over a solution to the economic crisis that has already been overtaken by events The crisis has moved far beyond the flawed Greek programme; that the euro cannot survive in its present form; that many of our banks are close to insolvency; and that a far larger rescue fund is needed to stabilise the euro zone European leaders are yet to come to terms with the sheer enormity of the operation that has to be mounted Two trillion euros are needed just to recapitalise banks and finance the borrowing needs of GreeceSpainPortugalIreland and Italy until 2014 This is without parallel in world economic historyamounting to about 3 per cent of world GDP That would dwarf previous Latin American and Asian bailouts and dramatically exceed the G-20s trillion-dollar underpinning of the International Monetary Fund in 2009 The European leaders should also know by now that many of the rescue plans currently in vogue simply will not work The 440 billion-euro European Finance and Stability Facility (EFSF)on which the Germans are votingis far too small A new variant floated in Washington last weekend would take the EFSFs euro440 billion and add European Central Bank money to lever support up to between euro1 trillion and euro2 trillion The ECB has income from its banking operations and can act quickly But the bank is already providing substantial liquidity and will not be persuaded to go beyond its narrow anti-inflation remit unless it has the support of the International Monetary Fund and the world financial community Eighty per cent of current IMF lending already goes to Europeand the Fund has only $385 billion in additional lending capacitya fraction of what is needed Moreover the IMF is not likely to levy its members once more just to finance Europe There may be a way throughhowever In the 1970swhen the IMF was stretchedit borrowed from the oil states Today it could borrow from them and from Chinawhich would undoubtedly prefer lending to the IMF thansaydirectly to Italy Of courseemergency intervention by the ECB and IMF is not an alternative to structural reform across Europebut a bulwark to it Indeed the only conditionality that has actually worked in Europe is IMF conditionalityand the fund should give European leaders a 12-month deadline to agree and implement a long-term alternative to short-term ECB/IMF financing in the form of fiscal coordinationeuro bonds and fiscal transfers Could European leaders ever agree on such a radical course Can Europe lead the marketssurprising them by agreeing to a comprehensive programme that combines fiscalbanking and supply-side reform With its high levels of conditionalitythe IMF is not a soft optionbut it has the advantage of reassuring Germany that it is not alone in bearing the costs of rescue; of reassuring France that its AAA credit rating has at least a chance of surviving; and reassuring the rest of the world a full-blooded new recession can be averted But time is already running out on this option Ifin the next monththe downturn threatens to go globalthe rest of the world will back away from helping Europeand a 1930s-style protectionism may become the order of the day Gordon Brown was UK prime minister For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Satish Jha | Ahmedabad | Updated: December 29 2015 5:18 am Top News The Union Ministry for Home Affairs (MHA) has supported the Gujarat government’s decision to reject the voluntary retirement request of IPS officer Samiullah Ansari who is on an “unauthorised leave” for over five years According to the state government he went on a study leave and instead joined universities in Boston and Salem in the US as assistant professor The state government had told Ahmedabad branch of the Central Administration Tribunal (CAT) that Ansari “defrauded $18000” provided to him for completion of his PhD abroad but the MHA in its reply remained silent on the matter In its reply to the CAT earlier this month the MHA said the officer is not “interested in continuing in service with the government and is only trying in one way or another to prolong eventuality of his deemed resignation…” Ansari had moved before the tribunal after his VRS application was rejected by the state government on the ground that he was on an unauthorised leave since September 2010 and hence he has not completed 20 years in service to be able to get early retirement and post-retirement benefits The government had issued notices to Ansari stating that his absence for the past five years amounts to “deemed resignation” The MHA’s reply — filed by GC Yadav deputy secretary MHA through lawyer Roopal Patel — also stated that Ansari’s petition does not deserve to be entertained Ansari moved CAT through his father-in-law and retired IAS officer S K Saiyed after his VRS application was rejected by the state The state government had opposed the move stating that he was not only on an unauthorised leave but also “defrauded the state as he misused public money to the tune of $18000” In its reply last month the state government stated that Ansari went on a study leave but joined universities in Boston and Salem in the US as assistant professor The reply also said that Ansari owes to the state $18000 which was provided to him for PhD abroad The state government told the CAT that it had to track Ansari through “Google” and “Facebook” It stated that “it came to the knowledge of the department that after completion of PhD he has joined the Criminal Justice Department at Northeastern University Boston as a professor He is also working as Assistant Professor in Salem State University” On the other hand the MHA reply was silent on state government’s allegation that Ansari a 1992-batch IPS officer “defrauded $18000” The MHA reply stated: “The applicant (Ansari) has remained unauthorised absent for more than 5 years and had been given numerous opportunities to produce relevant documents… but the applicant failed to do so” In 2002 Ansari went to Indian Institute of Management Bangalore for a one-year course and returned in 2003 On April 15 2005 he applied for a sabbatical to pursue a three-year PhD in Criminal Justice and Policy Making in North Eastern University Boston After several further extensions of leave he resumed office on May 2010 and was posted as Principal Police Training College Vadodara A month later he applied for extraordinary leave of 92 days to complete his PhD which was granted by the state Ansari was to resume office on October 1 2010 he sought further leave on the ground of illness which was rejected For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | London | Updated: August 6 2017 6:37 pm Justin Gatlin was booed by the crowd for his win inside the London Stadium Top News Justin Gatlin’s win in the 100 metres at the World Athletics Championships was “not the perfect script” IAAF president Sebastian Coe said on Sunday American Gatlin who has served two suspensions for doping offences ruined Usain Bolt’s fairytale farewell on Saturday by beating the Jamaican sprint great in his final ever individual race Bolt came third behind 21-year-old American Christian Coleman whose compatriot Gatlin was booed by the crowd for his win inside the London Stadium “I’m not eulogistic that someone who has served two bans has walked off with one of our glittering prizes But he is eligible to be here” Coe the head of the sport’s governing body told the BBC “It’s not the perfect script I thought Usain was very generous with the observations he made That must have been a bitter event for him to swallow He was bigger than the moment and it typifies his career” Coe reiterated his support for life bans for convicted drug cheats after Jamaica’s prime minister Andrew Holness said he wanted the measure introduced to fully eradicate cheating Gatlin 35 will receive his gold medal in the second session on Sunday at 1750 GMT For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 1 2017 12:13 pm Jackie Chan is in India to promote his forthcoming multilingual action-adventure comedy film Kung Fu Yoga Related News The news of legendary action-star Jackie Chan landing in India itself was big enough for the star’s Indian fans But the news shared on comedian Kapil Sharma’s Twitter page is all more exciting Jackie Chan who is in India to promote his forthcoming multilingual action-adventure comedy film Kung Fu Yoga will also be a part of The Kapil Sharma Show Kapil Sharma who hosts the Sony Entertainment Television show took to Twitter on Monday to announce the news”Oh my god Jackie Chan on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’” Kapil tweeted WATCH VIDEO | Sonu Sood Talks About Kung Fu Yoga & What Jackie Chan Loves About India The film which also stars Indian actors Sonu Sood Disha Patani and Amyra Dastur Kung Fu Yoga is one of the three Sino-Indian co-productions being made as part of an agreement between the two countries According to Jonathan Shen one of the film’s Chinese producers the movie will release in around 500 cinemas in India Check Kapil Sharma’s tweets here: It’s like a dream come true. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 25, The first is the excessive stranglehold of the bureaucracy. For all the latest City Others News, The Higher and Technical Education Department on Thursday issued a Government Resolution (GR) announcing the move.The library has a collection of over 100000 books 2500 manuscripts and 1200 maps – some of which date back to the 12th century Share This Article Related Article Under the project all these rare collections will be digitised and the output will be saved in the form of DVDs and microfilms which will be accessible to members researchers and scholars “Besides preservation the project is expected to open up the treasures of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai to scholars across the world” an official from the society said Maharashtra government had already made an announcement to sanction Rs 5 crore to the Asiatic Society for this project in August last year the digitisation programme was inaugurated by Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao However a GR to this effect was issued only on February 4 2016 The library has a total of 255463 items As many as 15000 of these books have been categorised as rare and valuable of which a few are even classified as first editions Some of the rare books include two volumes of Captain James Cook’s A Voyage Towards The South Pole and Round the World (1777) Galileo Linceo Galilei’s Dialogo (1632) Hermann Grassmann’s German translation of Rigveda (1876-77) Sir Walter Raleigh’s History of the World (1836) William Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623) John Gould’s The Birds of Asia written between 1850 and 1883 and Hindostan – a French book written in 1821 The library also has collections of newspapers dating back to 1801 Among the 3000 manuscripts are the original 14th century Italian manuscript of Dante’s Divine Comedy(1350) and the Suryasiddhanta with bhashya of Candelvara (Astronomy Sanskrit) that dates back to the 12th century Besides this the library has a collection of over 12000 coins including the gold coin of Kumar Gupta a gold muhar of Akbar and coins of Shivaji Maharaj’s era According to officials the society is currently facing a challenge to provide all these books online “Owing to the copyright policy on some books we are facing issues on making it available online Access to those digitised copies will be then have to be restricted to the library”said an official from Asiatic society Meanwhile the government will be disbursing 50 per cent of the total sanctioned amount that amounts to Rs 25 crore to the society soon The rest will be disbursed after a review of how this Rs 25 crore is spent sources said The Director of Libraries Mumbai Maharashtra has been appointed as the sanctioning authority for the project The Asiatic Society will have to submit the reports of all work done under the project to the director of libraries Meanwhile the director of libraries is expected to inspect and review the digitisation of rare and handwritten books and submit his report to the state government For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express AppBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: July 9 2015 2:28 pm Anurag Kashyap says he is proud of the whole cast of ‘Masaan’ for making a mark with their first outing Related News The common string that ties the team of “Masaan” to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is the critically acclaimed crime drama “Gangs of Wasseypur” Now as “Masaan” is treading towards success Kashyap says he is proud of the whole cast for making a mark with their first outing The film’s lead Richa Chadha Vicky Kaushal and debutant director Neeraj Ghaywan worked on Kashyap’s critically acclaimed “Gangs of Wasseypur” While Ghaywan and Vicky were assistant directors of “Gangs of Wasseypur” Richa was one of the female leads “It’s good to see my brightest first-timers not wasting any time to go out there and make a brilliant first film There is a lesson there for all of us I’m very proud of Neeraj as a director and Vicky as actor” Kashyap said in a statement There’s more The lyricist of songs like “Womaniya” and “Kaala rey” the IIT graduate Varun Grover has penned the story of “Masaan” and also written songs in the film including “Mann kasturi” which is sung by Indian Ocean band Besides other people who worked on both the films are actor Pankaj Tripathi action director Sham Kaushal editor Nitin Baid Karuna Dutt (assistant director) and Shrikant Desai (make-up) The film set in Varanasi takes audiences to the dark side of Indian society through the lives of two women and how their life coincides at some point There are ghats and scenic locales with the holy Ganga river in the backdrop Share This Article Related Article The film won the Promising Future Prize and the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) Award at the Cannes International Film Festival this year Other than the past alliances Kashyap is related to “Masaan” in one more way He is co-producing the film with his Phantom Films along with Manish Mundra (Drishyam Films) and Guneet Monga of Sikhya Entertainment Though “Masaan” will hit the Indian screens only on June 24 a Cannes-cut version of the movie was screened here when it opened the sixth edition of Jagran Film Festival earlier this month and elicited a positive response For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMadrid: Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early away goal to take a huge step towards a seventh straight Champions League quarter-final as goals from Karim Benzema Toni Kroos and Casemiro sealed a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday Lorenzo Insigne’s stunning 40-yard strike had the travelling hordes in dream land after just eight minutes of the last 16 first leg However Benzema soon headed home an equaliser before Kroos and Casemiro fired home from outside the box early in the second half to give the holders a commanding lead ahead of the second leg on 7 March Real Madrid’s teammates celebrate their third goal vs SSC Napoli in the Champions League AFP "We played a great game above all at the start" said Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "The shame was to concede given the start we made but we equalised quickly to get back in the game and in the end it is a logical result" Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri lamented his side’s slackness in possession but believes they still have a chance back at the San Paolo given it had taken what he considered Real’s best performance in three months to beat them "Clearly Madrid played their best game of the past three months and we didn’t play our best" said Sarri "If we manage to play at our best we are not that far away We may lose (in the second leg) but we can go for it" With former Napoli great Diego Maradona watching on the atmosphere reached fever pitch before kick-off as up to 10000 travelling fans were estimated to have made the trip from Naples for only their side’s second ever appearance in the last 16 By contrast Real are in the knockout stages for the 20th straight season and it was the home fans who nearly had something to cheer inside 30 seconds as Benzema’s shot from close range was parried by Pepe Reina However it was Napoli who got off to the perfect start just eight minutes in when Insigne took aim from 40 yards and caught Madrid ‘keeper Keylor Navas out of position with a superb effort that curled around the Costa Rica international Madrid though showed the response of champions to level just 10 minutes later when Dani Carvajal’s cross with the outside of his right boot picked out Benzema to power home a header from close range Cristiano Ronaldo should have had one of the two goals he needs to reach 100 in European competition on 27 minutes when great work from Benzema and Luka Modric freed the World Player of the Year inside the area but he blasted well over the bar Madrid’s control of the first 45 minutes grew as the half went on and only a combination of Reina and the post denied the hosts a lead at the break This time Ronaldo was inch-perfect with his low cross for Benzema but his effort was tipped onto the woodwork and behind by Reina The tie did swing decisively in Madrid’s favour within 10 minutes of the restart however Firstly Ronaldo played provider once more with a fine run down the right and measured cut-back for Kroos to slot home from the edge of the box Then Napoli were struck by a thunderbolt from the most unlikely source as defensive midfielder Casemiro pounced on a looping clearance to volley first-time past a helpless Reina Napoli had the chances to set up a thrilling return leg as Dries Mertens who had scored 14 goals in his previous 11 appearances fired over with the goal at his mercy from former Madrid winger Jose Maria Callejon’s fine lay-off Mertens also saw another effort smothered by Navas from close range and Callejon a goal ruled out for offside as Napoli slumped to their first defeat in 19 games Nagpur:Opener Vusi Sibanda struck a fluent half-century to help Zimbabwe defeat a scandal-hit Hong Kong by 14 runs in the opening group encounter of the World T20 in Nagpur Tuesday Stung by a corruption charge prior to the start of the sixth edition of the tournament Hong Kong had their moments in the game but failed to capitalise Vusi Sibanda during the game against Hong Kong PTI Electing to field Hong Kong’s bowlers made early inroads but Sibanda held fort with a 46-ball 59 to guide his side to 158 for eight Sibanda’s 61-run fifth wicket partnership with Malcolm Waller and a late blitz by Elton Chigumbura ensured the total remained beyond the grasp of Hong Kong who in turn could only manage 144 for six in their 20 overs The Tanwir Afzal-led side lost a couple of early wickets but opener Jamie Atkinson put up some fight with a gutsy 53 off 44 balls including four boundaries and two sixes A late flourish by Afzal (31 not out) gave the team some hope but the ever-increasing run rate proved too much for a side participating in just its second World T20 Hong Kong’s preparations were badly hit by the suspension of their all-rounder Irfan Ahmed in January as part of an ongoing corruption investigation and the opening day loss has only added salt to their wounds Among from the positives that Hong Kong could gather from the outing was their near-perfect fielding that forced three run-outs and yielded some good catches in the Zimbabwe innings Other Group B members Afghanistan and Scotland are up next in the second game of the day The top sides from Group A and B will move in to the Super 10 stage involving the eight established teams of world cricket AFP England captain Wayne Rooney has welcomed the appointment of Sam Allardyce as national team manager and confirmed he is not planning on retiring from international football after the country’s disappointing showing at the European Championship File photo of Wayne Rooney AFP Allardyce was appointed England manager on Friday on a two-year contract replacing Roy Hodgson who quit following the team’s last-16 exit from Euro 2016 at the hands of Iceland "I think it’s a good appointment" Rooney who is in China as part of Manchester United’s pre-season tour told reporters "He will probably bring a different way of playing to England Hopefully it’s a good way and we can be successful under him" The England skipper who is also his country’s highest goalscorer said he had no intention of retiring from international duty "Am I going to carry on It was asked of me after the Euros but yes I’ll be there" the 30-year-old added media manager of the e-Summit of the Entrepreneurship Cell of IIT-B.

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