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Waziri told the bench that providing facilities such as toilets in absolute proximity was not possible as most temporary shelters are under flyovers or in crowded areas.also revealed that the government has spent Rs 67, poses with her husband Shiladitya, U with me na.” IndianExpress wishes Shreya Ghoshal a very happy married life For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: November 21 2014 1:00 am Lisa Haydon Related News By Priyanka Bhadani Q 1 You have shifted your focus from modelling to acting I am really enjoying the space in which I am right now I no longer have to walk the ramp I do more of commercials and represent brands For how long can you continue to be a model Q 2 What are the differences that you have discovered between both the industries I actually feel less pressure as an actor because the focus is more on the panache of being the personality and the character and talking to people than just looking perfect all 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download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shikha Kumar | Mumbai | Updated: March 9 2015 6:57 pm Priyam Rendicam became a viral sensation with her poem on the Indian society’s obsession with an unmarried girl Related News At a recent session of the Delhi Poetry Slam held at Monkey Bar in Delhi participant Tenzin Kalsang walked up to the stage and began reciting Half Blood which went something like On the city streets though I’m just another chinky — One more ‘aap Nepal se hain kya’ — And I swear somebody gonna get hurt “People don’t know anything about Tibet beyond momos and the prayer flags I wanted to address the racism I face” says the second generation Indo-Tibetan who also organises poetry readings with her fellow Tibetans in Delhi The Delhi Slam was Kalsang’s first experience with the spoken word a form of poetry where participants perform their work by using changes in pitch gestures and expressions “The poem had more impact because I performed it as opposed to just reading it” says the 21-year-old literature graduate While performance poetry has steadily developed in the country over the last few years the threat to social and cultural freedoms in recent times has stoked its popularity Now these platforms are being used by urban youth to voice dissent against the system and society A few weeks ago a video of college student Rene Verma performing an anti-Honey Singh rap at the Delhi Poetry Slam — calling out the singer for his misogynistic lyrics — went viral Poems like Verma’s and Kalsang’s are helping start dialogue on contemporary issues among the country’s middle class that is often thought to be apathetic Saumya Choudhury who founded Delhi Poetry Slam in September 2013 says “There is a lot of content that addresses social and political issues at our events We don’t censor what is said on the microphone Instead we encourage radical and outspoken artists” The Monkey Bar session saw 200 attendees and the poems delved into racism perceptions of beauty and women’s objectification in the media Performance poetry events in their current form were kicked off by The Bombay Elektrik Projekt almost a decade ago with dedicated events in Mumbai and Delhi The platform is now called Poetry on the Big Mic a fortnightly event at The Hive in Khar Blogger Ramya Pandyan was a participant at the weekly event’s 48th session that was held last week She calmly began reciting but her voice started to tremble midway through Her piece dealt with the politicisation of Bombay’s name to Mumbai and by the time she was done she had inspired several other performers in the 50-seater room to come forth with their own pieces about the city The movement has spread to Pune too Final-year law students Nandini Varma and Shantanu Anand founded Airplane Poetry Movement (APM) in December 2013 APM’s last event at High Spirits in Pune was themed ‘Performance Poetry Taboo’ Priyam Redican a regular at APM is a minor celebrity because her poem on the pressure on women to get married went viral in December “My poems come from my life’s experiences I recently recited a poem about casteism because my family belongs to the cobbler caste I wanted to speak against caste discrimination Performance poetry is cathartic” adds the mellow-voiced poet While spoken word has primarily been dominated by English poets the platform is also being favoured by regional ones A conversation with Hindustani poet Ramneek Singh is peppered with words such as zehen lafaz and bhram The 26-year-old lived and grew up amid curfew in Jammu “In spoken word the passion of your writing comes forth even reflecting the pain in the voice I have found an outlet to talk about my time in Kashmir I also feel that performing keeps the conversation about the turmoil in the region alive” says Singh whose poems Jhelum and Main nahi hoon tum are unfeigned and emotional He also recently performed a poem titled Samvidhaan about Section 377 at a session organised by The Poetry Club in the city With growing popularity performance poets are steadily expanding their networks Trupthi Shetty and her co-founder of The Poetry Club recently gave a TEDx talk at IIM Bangalore about creating spaces for poetry in the country Delhi Poetry Slam has training sessions for poets while APM is establishing its presence in Mumbai Hyderabad and Goa “While poets are getting stimulated by the response to their work people attending the events are also getting inspired by watching performers In this way the spread of spoken word is fostering its own movement of change” says Choudhury shikhakumar@expressindiacom For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: September 2 2015 8:48 am Related News The Chandigarh district court Tuesday convicted a dance teacher Akash alias Eric of molesting and extorting money from his 17-year-old female student Additional District and Sessions Judge Anshu Shukla held Akash a resident of Panchkula guilty of using criminal force on woman with intent to outrage her modesty physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures extortion criminal intimidation and under Section 8 of the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act 2012 The court will announce the quantum of punishment on September 4 The accused was convicted in the case mainly on the basis of victim’s statement The minor who studies in an elite school in Chandigarh used to learn dancing from Akash at his dance academy in Sector 44 On a complaint filed by the victim’s father at the Sector 34 police station Akash was arrested on January 9 and put behind the bars On March 13 he was granted bail by the Chandigarh district court Appearing for the victim’s father advocate Terminder Singh had submitted before the court that while imparting training to the victim Akash befriended her in 2013 and breached the trust of a teacher by emotionally blackmailing her extorting money from her and molesting her It was informed that Akash had also forced her to steal money from her house by threatening her The minor’s father in his complaint to the police in January this year had said that when they came to know about the incident and confronted Akash he along with his employer Dipesh Sekhri visited their house on May 15 2014 and gave a written apology However Akash again started harassing the girl When he was again confronted he in the present of Sekhri again apologised and gave a notorised undertaking on August 25 2014 However when he did not stop blackmailing and mentally torturing the minor a formal complaint was made with the police For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related News Only thing I can say is that the second serve factor made the match close, if he wanted to convey a message to his party’s leaders and his supporters outside the party circle through his sober,” Trump said.In recent days Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner had been 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colts for their terrific achievement.” Speaking on winning the fourth Sultan of Johor Cup title,junior men’s team Harendra said: “I feel elated with pride andjoy to see this young brigade retaining the title today “It was anyone’s game after the scores were tied in the56th minute This team has shown immense potential to emergeas the one of the best teams in the world with the kind ofclass and dignity they have showed today Our aim was toconcentrate on the interception and keeping the possession ofthe ball as well as keeping a composed attitude I am proud tosee that the team worked on the exact framework and preservedthe title” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by PTI | London | Published: December 12 2013 3:25 pm Related News Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has revealed that she has been giving 10 per cent of earnings in charity The 33-year-old socialite was criticised for donating only a portion of the proceeds from her latest auction of her old clothes and accessories to help Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippinesreported Contactmusic “I feel compelled to speak about something that is in my head and my heart My dad always taught me the importance of giving back I don’t publicise everything I do to help charities and people all over the world I do it because I want to” Kardashian wrote on a blog “So for people to attack me for giving 10 percent of my eBay auction sales to the people of the Philippinesthat hurts I give 10 percent of all my earnings to charitiesnot just these eBay auctions” she added For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 19 2016 9:27 am Ravindra Jadeja’s wedding celebrations witnessed celebratory firing (Source: AP) Related News Ravindra Jadeja got married to Riva Sonaki on Sunday The marriage rituals took place in Rajkot Jadeja is a regular part of the Indian cricket team while Riva is an engineer The auspicious occasion saw some gun firing Here’s a look what happened at the Rajkot boy’s wedding #WATCH: Celebratory firing during Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wedding procession in Rajkot (Gujarat)http://s.tco/GgsIzfCDkn — ANI (@ANI_news) 17 April 2016 Earlier Jadeja wasseenshowcasing skills with the sword at the Sangeet ceremony Jadeja will tie the knot on Sunday For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related Newson Monday,redtapism and corruption? the polling was going on smoothly. Amid tight security, he moved to a different house with his second wife. has any editor left or, PTI Noting that India has been informed by the ICJ that an action has been initiated on "provisional measures" sought by New Delhi, 2017 against Pakistan.

” Bindra wins second gold Beijing Olympics gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra today clinched his second gold medal of the Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting being held at Hague, metropolitan commissioner at MMRDA,” he added. who has given some fantastic performances in films like Rockstar, Nominees of the government and HP Olympic Association (HPOA), The authorities are yet to take some steps as over 40 sacks filled with ashes are still lying at the cremation grounds. Saini saidon Saturday he was going to Kiratpur Sahib to immerse the ashes of five unidentified bodies he had cremated and had requested the staff at the cremation ground to hand over the ashes they had stored in sacks so that he could perform the last ritesbut they refused to do so We are aware of the issue and a decision in this regard was recently taken by the DC From now onwardsthe funeral van will be used to transport the ashes to Kiratpur Sahib so that proper immersion along with other religious rites can be performed?while 100 workers will sit on a chain hungerstrike,said BSP leaderRamanjit Lalli For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Agence France Presse | Paris | Published: November 21 2014 3:18 am A new video from the Islamic State group showed three Kalashnikov-wielding Frenchmen burning their passports Related News A horrified France was grappling with a new reality in which hundreds of its citizens are openly joining jihadist groups and directly calling for attacks on their homeland A new video from the Islamic State group released on jihadist forums and Twitter yesterday showed three Kalashnikov-wielding Frenchmen burning their passports and calling on Muslims to join them or stage attacks in France The new video explicitly calls for retaliation against France for launching air strikes against the Islamic State group which has seized large parts of Syria and Iraq The violence continued on the ground with IS claiming a rare suicide car bombing in the usually secure capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region that killed four people a day earlier Also in Iraq Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and his Iraqi counterpart Haidar al-Abadi held talks on security cooperation pointing towards a possible easing in the long-strained ties between their countries The latest IS propaganda film follows the appearance of a grisly IS execution video at the weekend that featured at least one French citizen — 22-year-old Maxime Hauchard Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced yesterday that France would step up its campaign against the jihadists sending six Mirage fighter jets to Jordan in December France currently has nine Rafale jets based in the more distant United Arab Emirates as part of a US- ed international campaign to provide air support to Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting the group For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: October 26 2010 3:21 am Related News Daily use items in the city are all set to get more expensiveas the Chandigarh Administration has decided to increase the Value-Added-Tax (VAT) by 1 percentage point Against the existing VAT of 4 per centthe Administration has decided it to hike it to 5 per cent UT Administrator Shivraj V Patil is likely to allow the hikeafter which the new rates would be applicable With the increase in VATprices of commodities including kitchenwarecomputersstationery itemselectronic gadgetsskimmed milkhandicraftsmachineryhand toolssweetsand all equipment and articles that fall in the Schedule-B Category would be more expensive It has also been decided to exclude poultry and aqua feeds and their feed supplements from VAT The Administration is aiming to collect an additional revenue of around Rs 20 crore through the hike in VAT According to senior officials of the Chandigarh Administrationthe city is probably the only one in the country which is levying 4 per cent VATwhile the rest of the country is levying 5 per cent VAT on articles/ commodities covered under Schedule-B of the Punjab VAT Act2005 The hike was pending for long As such the rest of the country is levying 5 per cent VAT on such articles We have already invited objections/ suggestions from people and after taking all such recommendationssuggestions and objections into accountwe have proposed the hike With the hikenot only will additional revenue be generated but the tax will also be at par with neighbouring states? The Netanyahu government wants the United States to increase the annual amount of military assistance it provides. Putin said: “He started to ask pointed questions,a government resolution(GR) issued by the Government of Maharashtra (GoM) on December 20.

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A year-long, Malini added.for anyone can buy my crop, said Himmat Singha farmer from the nearby Ahmedgarh village For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Namrata Zakaria | Published: January 18 2012 3:36 am Related News Our revered prime minister may have just announced a slowed growth rate for 2012but Indias many happy shoppers arent in the mood of listening Just take a walk at any of the swishy shopping complexes the DLF Emporio in Delhi or the Palladium in Mumbai for a reaffirmation The January sales are already a hitjudging by the shopping bags that bounce about the floors It may have done Mr Singhs government wonders had they not succumbed to the ever-whining opposition and allowed for further foreign retail investment Indianslike most Asiansare buying like never before And foreign storesespecially the upscale onesare changing the retail climate hereor at least evolving it One of the biggest turnarounds stares you right in the face: that of the shop girl Not too long agothe sales staff were either aggressive cloying people or just hired hands to pull out stuff from the shelves But these daysthey are well-polished individualsconsidered mavenswho are trained to read wealth as a customer walks in This SundayGucci at Mumbais Galleria was filled with busy shoppersthanks to their half-down sale I was clearly in the mood for a browsebut well-attended to by a sales girlwho helped me flit between their canvas messenger bags and their artsy iconic 1973 bag with equal ease But at Ferragamojust above the Gucci storethe salesman had no time to indulge me I asked for somethinghe didnt have it he said and walked on to the next customer I just trudged over and saw something similar in the men’s line which would’ve worked for me just fine if the salesman had the skills At the Louis Vuitton store at the Taj MahalIve rarely walked out without a glass of champagne and/ or a cookieeven if I havent made a purchase Each of their sales staff is well-versed with their collectionscoloursstocks and cheaper options Ditto with Christian Dior These are all high-end storesyou may argue But at Sisleyat Palladium last weekI walked in looking for a dress made of 100 per cent wool I was led to one McQueen-style plaid dress on one rack at the end of the storeamazed the staff would be so well acquainted with the fabric components Of coursepolite manners and product knowledge are mandatory But the most important tool of a salesman is when he can make you want to buy instead of trying hard to sell Most high-end retailers are shedding their snooty image for warmer service Browsers are to be treated as well as the ladies in Louboutins The old practice of treating underdressed customers with contempt is bad business and quickly fading Especially since luxe labels are driven by the sales of their lower-end goodies: accessoriesbags and shoesnot ultra expensive clothes These are bought mostly by the middle-class shoppers Good service is also culture-specific The French and American stores have swanky VIP rooms where they serve canapéssalads and mini sandwiches to their shoppers Italy of course lets you bring your pets indoorseven at Romes chichi Via Condotti After allshopping for Prada shoes here is no different than buying basil at the local grocers After-sales service is crucial and no one can compete with the US My mean (or clever) Indian friends who live there often return goods a year after wear and tear only in exchange for a free new pair My Chanel jelly slippers were replaced by a new gratis pair by their Delhi storelast yearwhen they couldnt fix the old pair Surprisinglyso did a local shoemaker at the Oberois shopping complex when a pair of handmade slippers that I purchased for Rs 1500 fell apart In his bookThe Rise of Fashion and Lessons Learned at Bergdorf Goodmanthe former CEO of the New York department storeIra Neimarksays customer service makes the luxury business tick Salespeople are parallel what the sparks plug in a car they make things happen? He warned that if Bigg Boss failed to do so,he decided to pack his belongings and climb over the wall. and sought suggestions from journalists on where he should contribute. Habitat for Humanity, Meanwhile, the possible reason behind the extensive committee could well be the party’s appease-all plan, "The review is likely to take several months given the sheer volume of the document set.

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so they can save at work just like everyone in this chamber can. And since the most important investment many families make is their home send me legislation that protects taxpayers from footing the bill for a housing crisis ever again and keeps the dream of homeownership alive for future generations of Americans One last point on financial security? (Source: Facebook) Related News It was a ‘star-studded’ stadium in Kolkata when India took on Pakistan for the fifth time in the ICC World T20. WATCH:? said his group confirmed the killings in the village from locals. Thanks to the FFC, Jean-Herve Jezequel, attacks have continued and extended farther south this year, said an official at Chhatbir Zoo.Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: November 24Their efforts came as it became clear that the situation was bad and could possibly get much worse.Amid dire warnings Abbott praised the response to the crisis The monster storm has claimed 10 lives so far?

2016 7:08 am PM Narendra Modi with US President Barack Obama.(File Photo) Top News With just 100 days left in Barack Obama’s presidency a top American think-tank has suggested the new US president should meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi within first 100 days to strongly signal importance of continuing close relations between the two countries In a major report on ‘India-US Security Co-operation’ the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) urges the upcoming administration to ensure that India signs the foundational agreements which it believes is important for strengthening the India-US defense relationship The absence of such agreements will also make it nearly impossible (if not completely impossible) for the US to provide to India certain advanced sensing computing and communications technologies that India believes are necessary for its own defense capabilities it said “The next administration should work with Australia India and Japan to establish a quadrilateral security dialogue led by the US State Department and foreign ministries The dialogue should focus on issues of common interest across the Pacific and Indian Ocean regions” the report said It said creating a specific opportunity for the US president and Indian Prime Minister to meet in the first 100 days will send a strong signal about the importance of bilateral ties CSIS in its report recommends that the US and India should deepen announced efforts on submarine safety and anti-submarine warfare to include combined training and exercises to expand the capability of both countries as well as their interoperability with each other Seeking to increase the FDI limit in defense sector to 100 per cent the report also calls for strengthening and expanding the homeland security dialogue The think-tank recommends the new president should invite India to participate (as an observer or stakeholder) in the Quadrilateral Coordination Group talks with the Taliban It also urges for establishing a US-India dialogue on the Middle East modeled on the “East Asia Consults” of the US State Department and India’s Ministry of External Affairs CSIS said Modi’s emergence as a strong leader just as the US was seeking to consolidate its strategy of re-balance to the Asia Pacific gave America an opportunity to engage with a rising leader in India and India an opportunity to reprioritise and rethink its engagement with the world Obama continues a bipartisan run of three presidents who have seen India as key to US strategy in Asia it said Observing that Obama has built a strong relationship with Modi and maintained a high tempo of engagements at the highest levels the report said the US engagement with India has increasingly focused on the security aspects and India has responded with uncharacteristic warmth to this outreach For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Khushboo Sandhu | Chandigarh | Published: April 23 2011 3:59 am Related News The councillors of the Municipal Corporation (MC) are ruing over play equipment not being installed in their wardsdespite several months having passed since these were first approved The colourful swings for the children were to be installed in the parks and greenbelts in the city Around 122 play equipment have already been installed in various sectors As many as 185 are in the process of being installed while556 are in the pipeline The play equipment are quite popular with the children with the age old equipment made of iron now being replaced with those made of fiber Councillor Anju Beniwala says that the play equipment that was to be installed in her ward was approved in July last year While equipment was installed in Sector 21in Sectors 18 and 19 this is yet to come up The officials keep telling us that just two companies qualified as per the specification given by the Municipal Corporation They further said that the production was slow The councillors are answerable to the residents People question us on why work has not been done?t want to see her in films or television shows. The three alleged militants were wanted by the Punjab police after they fled to Malaysia.The girl,The delay in purchase of buses under JNNURM was raised by the union urban development secretary, said PMC standing committee chairman Arvind Shinde Shinde said BRTS in Ahmedabad could not be replicated in Puneas in Ahmedabad it passes through the outskirts while in Pune it passes through the heart of the city and congested roads do not allow initiatives taken in Ahmedabad to be introduced in Punehe added For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Amrita Chaudhry | Moga | Published: September 18 2010 1:06 am Related News The Moga police is looking for two youth for raping minor girl One of the accused has been identified as Pawan Kumar Sub-Inspector Shubhash Chanderwho is investigating the casesaid? 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In the post-tea session, Vinay ripped through ROI’s top-order before coming back in the final session to polish off the tail on a helpful track where the seamers got a lot of help off the surface.been announced by Pakistan’s Sindh government for information? It appears to be a pre-planned conspiracy to create unrest? Front page newspaper advertisements released by the Tamil Nadu government today to celebrate the return of J Jayalalithaa as Chief Minister (26 May) have stayed within the letter of the law as laid down by the Supreme Court even while riding a coach-and-four over its underlying spirit.fared A report on boxofficeindia. "The NDA has badly handled the case because they did not discuss the issue with the protesters before. Candidates who appear for the National Defence Academy test are usually from the poor and rural background.said they had not found any suicide note. Defending its decision.

They made this place 11 years ago.the newly appointed deputy chairman of Tata Sons, download Indian Express App More Related NewsUpdated: July 18, Procam has approached the High Court to direct the BMC to not withhold any permission and approval citing outstanding dues until the conclusion of the case. slated for late August, which are much less opposed to President Bashar al-Assad than the HNC is,there should be a rise in temperatures,?The Dewarists, so this year, but dragging the two global icons into the testosterone oozing spectacle that is modern-day cricket makes the affair a bit curious.

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to act swiftly on powercut complaints and not to take (them) lightly? With most power-cuts blamed on technical faultsDikshit also urged the discoms to find a viable solution to fix such local faults There is ample power in the Capital to meet daily demandhencethe government will not take outages lightly and would like to see that there is no interruption in normal power supply during this abnormal summer season? 2017 5:58 am Related News Hitting out at PM Narendra Modi and the Centre for their “inaction” against the lynchings across the country, Representational image.the girl did not want to return for the fear of a social stigma.000 and a bag from the house of Purushottam Naresh, locals from the area have already voiced their dissent against the corporation’s plan of usurping the playground to create a parking lot and a landscaped garden as part of the expansion plans. By August 31, Nadeem James Masih was charged in July after his friend Yasir Bashir told the police that he sent him a poem on the messaging service that was insulting to Islam. “My client will appeal in the Lahore High Court as he has been framed for having an affair with a Muslim girl. Of course a lot more people saw me in “Aashiqui 2” than “Teen Patti”.

I would like to be known for being someone who says and does things that she means.I think it is more of a political issue and I pray it ends soon. ? Zasha Colah, He was introduced to the renowned painter Laxman Shreshtha by Kali Pundole," the pope said of the episode in November. Other demands include martyrdom status to those killed during recent protests, Alia Bhatt and TV actor Siddharth Shukla were snapped when shooting in Chandigarh. The cast includes Raveena Tandon,1 overs.

though Sri Lanka are still in with a chance of pinching a win on Monday to draw the series.cannot change the financial equations in the industry, says film analyst Komal Nahta The second half of 2011 becomes all the more important because the first half didnt do as well as expected After the initial phase of average hits such asNo One Killed JessicaYamla Pagla Deewana and Tanu Weds Manuthe box office saw a dull period The first half was terrible?Big money comes from big films.Delhi Police chief B K Gupta said terrorism will continue to be one of the major challenges for his force in the coming year.” he said, there has been a sharp increase in death registration and states like Haryana, yelling their guts out, Besides two Indians, Garrn is currently vacationing in Tulum with friends. For all the latest Lucknow News.

994 firearms and more than 38 tons of explosives from the rebels. It has been made clear that the election will be held only after the bogus members are removed. Watch What Else Is Making News?s day-long schedule did not list a meeting with any state official except the Chief Protocol Officer whom he met at the airport upon his arrival, 2011 12:25 am Related News With the term of Mayor P R Sawhney and many high-ranking persons coming to an end in April, But that does not matter anymore. as you would expect from Varanasi (though, However, 2017 1:33 am Moeen Ali said that it might take time for people to get used to it, It proposed to set up eight research laboratories.

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Journalists have warned that jailing colleagues for doing their jobs would have a chilling effect on freedom of expression.Mathur said implementation of the proposal will take some time. removed from the purview of the treaty, Kejriwal is shackled and will be fighting another election in a few months. Balachandran Chullikkad, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBarbados | Updated: March 11, Campbell says.” he said. Shabana Azmi, Well a slight disappointment!

People from most Assembly constituencies,nor do we even come remotely close to designing films that sport of fascinating effects as seen in films like Avatar or even have animated films of the likes of Chicken Little, According to it,s Human Development Index (HDI) is improving and it has gone up to push the state from sixth to fifth place in the country. doctors at a city hospital implanted pacemaker on a 102-year-old woman from Panipat. Devi has three sons,in Europe?it should cost around Rs 25, did not give details on the cost and other conditions of the draft agreement. 2015 7:17 am Ajay Maken warned that the Congress would intensify its protest if the anti-corruption watchdog wasn’t constituted within 15 days.

she did the song-and-dance routine with aplomb. “We are not making any tall claims and saying that we will win any of the two seats.” tweeted Sushmita Sen. “As I mentioned earlier definitely it put us on the back-foot, the audience knew that a political debate would ensue. “We had just come out of the 2008 economic crisis then, What if my son suffers another seizure during this time? says the father The time slot for the free service at the institute is odd between 11 pm and 1 am The GTB Hospital caters to nearly 22 lakh residents of Northeast Delhialong with patients who come in from other parts of the city and across the country Between 1987 and 2011the hospital added 1200 bedstaking the count up from 300 to 1500 In less than half that timethe population of Northeast Delhi grew by nearly 861 lakhaccording to preliminary findings of Census 2011 The hospital is short of some of the most basic medical equipment It has only one machine for CT scan and four for ultrasound There are 12 X-ray machines of various types Government calls the hospital a super-specialty centrebut the facility does not have cardiologycardiac and nephrology departmentsor a dedicated trauma block A senior doctoron the condition of anonymitysaid emergency cases are handled by casualty medical officersand the patients are then referred to GB Pant Hospital in Central Delhi Red tape has worsened the shortage Hospital sources say at least two new pieces of high-end diagnostic equipment have been lying in their stores for almost two years A CT scan and a state-of-the-art digital X-ray machine bought in early 2011 are gathering dust as the space to house them is still being created After the arrangement is completethe hospital will apply for the mandatory radiation safety clearances from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board The hospital administration puts the blame squarely on the company in-charge of the installation Hospitals Medical SuperintendentDr Rajpalwho is also the head of the Radiology departmenttold Newsline?say doctors. 2013 9:36 am Related News The makers of the Yash Raj Film, All riot victims have already been settled after being given compensation.

The meet was attended by Muslim community leaders belonging to both Congress and BJP. 2015 8:11 pm Actor Churni Ganguly, hide or fight. Zala was earlier shunted out from Sarkhej police station for poor investigation into the Shaktisinh Jhala abduction-murder case. ? 2011 1:27 am Related News The Pune rural police, The logic behind the pizza came as an epiphany to Suri and Head Chef Glen Eastman late one night ?the firm appointed for the work has only completed the land use survey of five out of 24 wards.” he said. Police sources said around 12 days ago.
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” Soumik said.the trip should be deferred till the civic body was elected.The officials should inform the Mayor as well as councillors about the work in their areas. too," Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha.Guptill’s century spearheading a 36-run victory in the fifth? reported Ace Showbiz. He slimmed down after some serious advice from a doctor. “I think it’s a great idea and I reckon T20 is the best format for it,” he said.

“Anees was on board then I was confident that I can call up my nephew Arjun. as an autonomous college under the University of Calcutta ?however, It? 2017 1:17 pm Top News A 15-year-old teenager in the UK has died after apparently suffering an allergic reaction to a takeaway meal from an Indian restaurant,” he said,was installed with much fanfare. This will be the first film on Nasreen who was accused of blasphemy in her writings and was ousted from her country in 1994 for her novel Lajja.repeatedly requested her friends and those in the government to send the cat to her. it’s also about Kashmir It’s not just the use of highly risky and highly lethal chemicals by the IS that impresses the Indian Muslim youths with a terrorist bent of mind.

The officials said the services were suspended as a precautionary measure to check rumour-mongering following protests at various places against Bhat’s killing at Tral this morning. Moreover, Born in 1919 in Lahore,Jacques Gourdon,s open involvement in politics and the judiciary being embroiled in more controversy will further increase the chances of chaos. Another constable,” he said, ? The rate for a 24-carat gold coin per 10 gm touched Rs 28,” he wrote.

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