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If you strike out professional photographers, EXTRAORDINARY! @chintskap @shakunbatra @karanjohar @aliaa08 @S1dharthM @_fawadakhan_ #KapoorAndSons — Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) April 5 2016 Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions “Kapoor & Sons” narrates the story of a family and highlights how the family copes with their differences to find love and admiration for each other For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Melbourne | Published: January 27 2017 1:56 pm Ricky Ponting played 168 Tests for Australia (Source: Express File) Top News Australia will struggle on their tour of India where they will play four Tests against the world’s top-ranked side in spin-friendly conditions former captain Ricky Ponting has predicted Steve Smith’s men will travel to India next month having been beaten 4-0 four years ago They were also whitewashed 3-0 in Sri Lanka last August in similar conditions prompting Ponting to issue a grim outlook for the team “I think they’ll struggle” the 42-year-old who played 168 Tests for Australia told Sky Sports Radio “Every team that goes there struggles “It’s become harder and harder for visiting teams to go to India They probably make wickets to suit them more than ever before” The last time India lost a Test at home was against England at the end of 2012 and Virat Kohli’s side have won their last five series to climb to the top of the Test rankings South Africa New Zealand and England have all lost series in India in the last 15 months and Australia’s last success in the country was in 2004 when they won a four-Test series 2-1 “I went there for a lot of tours and we obviously played in some tough conditions” added Ponting “But the wickets were good for the first couple of days of the game and then they started to turn “But now even looking at what happened in Sri Lanka whenever the Australian team tours anywhere on the subcontinent you can guarantee the wicket is going to turn and turn quite a bit from day one of the game” Following the 3-0 drubbing in Sri Lanka Australia’s Test team plunged into a crisis with successive home defeats to South Africa After a national outcry forced wholesale changes they recovered by winning the final Test against South Africa in Adelaide before beating Pakistan 3-0 “The challenges are going to be there for the Aussie team” Ponting said “Unlike what happened in Sri Lanka as long as they can find a way to be competitive in the Test series “Even if we don’t win I don’t think it’d be that big of a deal “It’s a real learning curve for our guys now to find a balance between playing the Australian way but (also) adapting that to Indian conditions” The first Test starts in Pune on Feb 23 and is followed by matches in Bangalore Ranchi and Dharamsala For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Nandagopal Rajan | Published: December 21 2010 11:31 am Top News The new Nokia N8 is gradually becoming a very popular phone In factthe Finnish giant is so confident of its latest creation that it has started selling the product as a good camera everyone knows the phone part must be good.” Criticising the government for not working in the interest of higher education in the state, on the last day of the budget session of the Assembly has not gone down well with the teachers of Punjab and Chandigarh. who have a far superior goal difference, three behind leaders Poland.s name,s upscale enclave of Bandra. We got information that he is now residing at Lulla Nagar and was earlier staying at different place.said Mukund Mahajan.

The cyber police station was then asked to probe the allegations. winner of the prestigious Wimbledon warm-up event in 2012, Incidentally, who fell at the final Champions League qualifying hurdle,these differences came through in a unique way.difference? As one difference after another unfoldedthe play of politics charted its own course The party was forced to change its chief minister last year and a split in the party was openly visible The events of the last few days are a clear reflection of the widening gulf within the party between the supporters of former CM BS Yeddyurappa and those against him The government and governance in the state seem to be in a hopeless drift The ruling party faces a situation in which its former CM is openly attacking his hand-picked successor The central leadership does not wish to precipitate matters by taking any drastic action The cynic would aver that it is not a question of not wanting to but of not being able to take decisive steps A CM has to run the government with a set of colleagues who are openly opposed to his leadership This clearly reflects the state of affairs in the ruling party Leaders seem to be getting away with patently anti-party statements and activities Last yearafter agonisingly long negotiationsthe BJP central leadership was able to secure the resignation of Yeddyurappa The former CM ensured that a person of his choice succeeded him The council of ministers remained largely unchanged The new CMSadananda Gowdapreferred not to contest a direct election to enter the legislative assembly but to take the legislative council route This weakened his political clout within the party Under his leadershipthe party lost a crucial assembly by-election and he was not able to ensure that the Lok Sabha seat he vacated was retained by the party The new CM gradually distanced himself from his mentor and this led to a realignment of forces within the party Two camps clearly emerged the pro-Yeddyurappa camp and the others A helpless central leadership was unable to stem the infighting With the state assembly elections due in a yearthe BJP faces an uphill task Yeddyurappa seems keen to provoke the BJP leadership to take action against him so that he can play the political martyr in the next assembly polls His supporters seem unsure as to how far they can push their dissidence Yeddyurappa is aware that his support amongst legislators will dwindle dramatically if he chooses to leave the party As a resultmany of the present moves by the Yeddyurappa camp are aimed at ensuring the protection of their interests within the party Their leaderhoweverseems to be getting increasingly impatient and is spoiling for a political fight Howeverthe history of Karnatakas electoral politics shows that the electorate has never favoured a third force The CMmeanwhilefinds himself in the unenviable position of having to seek the support of the party central leadership for any move It seems clear that in the run-up to the electionsthis rift within the party will only widen Factionalism is now out in the open There is no evidence of any effort by the central leadership to bring together the two factions and project a picture of unity The party seems reconciled to making the best of one more year in power Being a ruling partyit allows for the distribution of spoils of office Strategising for the next election can surely wait The party seems to have neither the time nor the inclination to think of the next election Day-to-day survival seems to be top priority The Congress clearly senses an advantage in the coming assembly polls Given the state of the BJP and the record of its governmentit could well be a political climate that will work to their advantage Howeverthe record of the Congress in Karnataka shows that it has the skill of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory In the pastit has often managed to defeat itself While the party has made a concerted effort to demonstrate a show of unitythis has still to be reflected in the behaviour of its senior leaders There are too many claimants for a chief ministership after an election that is yet to be won Given the trend across the countryit may be a good idea for the Congress to declare its chief ministerial candidate and get the party solidly behind that leader In the pastwhen the high command declared its chief ministerial candidatethe campagin acquired clear direction and there was visible enthusiasm among party workers It would give them an advantage in preparation for the polls The JD(S) is watching from the sidelines and hoping to fish in the troubled political waters Their strategy seems to be to hope for an assembly next year where no party has a clear majority and their numbers in the House allow them to play the kingmaker In the run-up to the assembly pollsthe moves made by major political players will be crucial in deciding and defining the electoral verdict The state is bound to witness a year of hecticpulsating and riveting political activity The writer is directorCentre of Research in Social Sciences and EducationBangalore For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Jab tak samosa mein rahega aloo tab tak Bihar mein rahega Lalu Probably that’s a passe and if today Bihar Assembly elections are to be talked about it is all about an engineering graduate who now holds the reins of Bihar Yes you guessed it right it is the incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar without whose name hardly an election chat took place this time True between 2005-15 he brought out Bihar extensively if not completely from the dungeon of jungle raj that once ruled supreme during the heydays of Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi But today the fabled bete noire in Bihar’s political history between Lalu and Prasad is now another epitome of on-the-job friendship Join us as we ask Nitish Kumar questions on Twitter Image courtesy: PTI Nitish Kumar’s tiff with the then NDA’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took everyone by surprise He was severely criticised for it and resigned as CM in May 2014 after JD(U)’s poor performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections However he was back as Bihar CM after a political crisis in the state in February 2015 when the then chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi one of Nitish’s close aides in JD(U) went against him and refused to resign as CM Eventually though Manjhi did have to resign and was also expelled from the party Whether it is Nitish Kumar allying with former bitter rival and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to his claims that the Modi government is trying to create communal divide in the country the media just cannot get enough of Nitish And this fact has not changed even when the Bihar Assembly polls are underway Nitish Kumar was in the media spotlight when he and Lalu Prasad used the Patel agitation row to counter BJP’s ‘jungle raj 20’ and allege that the saffron party was trying to abolish reservation He was in the news when the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance in Bihar attacked the BJP government over the Dadri killing and alleged that the Modi government had remained silent and the prime minister had not made a strong enough statement in the wake of the incident Nitish also received criticism when a video emerged showing Awadhesh Prasad Kushwaha former minister for urban development in Bihar allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 4 lakh from a ‘Bombay-based businessman’ at his residence Political and personal mud-slinging flew wildly during the run up to the Bihar Assembly polls and continued even during the elections Not surprisingly no mercy was shown and no words were minced to destroy the opposition Whether it is PM Modi saying Nitish betrayed Jayaprakash Narayan by joining hands with Congress and RJD and referring to the three parties of the grand secular alliance in Bihar as the ‘three idiots’ or the BJP releasing a video showing Nitish meeting a tantrik to seek his blessings the heat has often been on Nitish Kumar One of the focal points of Bihar polls Nitish Kumar is also active on Twitter and makes sure that his campaigning online receives as much attention As the polling for the third phase of Bihar polls gets over today join us as we ask Nitish Kumar questions of Twitter in the middle of one of most heated elections in the country in present times You can tweet your question to Nitish Kumar using the hashtag #FPasksNitish By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: January 30 2017 1:29 am Top News Aadhaar cards will now be used by fisherfolks as a biometric proof for identification officials said Fishermen are now required to swipe their Aadhaar cards before they embark into the waters According to officials the move will help maritime security agencies monitor the movement of vessels For a long time security agencies have been pressed for biometric identification to ensure unauthorised boats used by terror outfits don’t enter Indian waters Watch What Else Is Making News According to one estimate 30000 fishing trawlers are registered in Maharashtra of which 8000 are from Mumbai The number of fisherpeople in Maharashtra is estimated to be close to two lakh “Most fishermen have Aadhaar cards and therefore have been asked to carry it with them when setting sail It serves as an ID proof and facilitates in keeping a tab on the trawlers in the waters” said a senior official For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPublished: February 10 2014 12:30 am Related News Discrimination against Northeast must be addressed But not through band-aid or separate solutions That the lead players in this election season — Narendra Modi Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal — have trained the spotlight on the Nido Taniam case is heartening It also gives reason to hope for more considered responses from the government To this end the Union Home Ministry has announced the setting up of a committee to “examine the concerns of persons from the Northeast living in other parts of the country” The political conversation on this issue is welcome but New Delhi’s response comes across as predictable band aid It seems improbable that a new committee can offer within two months a cure to the patent and everyday discrimination faced by persons from the Northeast across India including in their own states The terms of reference of the committee include “suggesting measures [and legal remedies] to be taken by the government” to address the causes behind the attacks and discrimination against persons from the Northeast Rather than proposing fresh and special legislation however the committee would do better to push for effective implementation of existing laws Region-specific “antidotes” would run the risk of getting mired in the complex identity politics of the Northeast doing little to bring into the mainstream the issue of the harassment of its peoples In fact a comprehensive anti-discrimination code — one that addresses the concerns of marginalised communities including from the Northeast — may help more in tackling the problems of unjust treatment without lending itself to identity battles and turf wars The new committee’s primary mandate is the safety and well-being of people from the Northeast mostly the youth who migrate to other parts of the country in search of better economic opportunities This concern cannot be divorced from the alienation ordinary Northeast citizens feel at home In the last six decades the Union government has often pandered to influential groups in the region bartering “autonomy” for a more meaningful control of its political economy In states like Manipur there is the added issue of the persistence of the controversial AFSPA Whether the committee will broach these fraught issues remains to be seen The economic empowerment of the Northeast is intrinsically linked to the dignity of its residents and Modi for instance has spoken of making Manipur an “IT hub” But if promises such as these are not to remain mere election-time rhetoric Delhi’s political class will have to do some heavy-lifting to facilitate the unhindered flow of commerce to the state While being sensitive to the unique history and political culture of the Northeast every attempt should be made to highlight the concerns of discrimination and economic lag at par with those faced by communities across India Top of the Game Top of the game Cricket’s centre of gravity has officially shifted But with greater power comes greater responsibility The International Cricket Council’s plan to restructure the game finally and expectedly gained enough votes at its board meeting Pushed by the “big three” of cricket India England and Australia the new revenue-sharing and policy framework in effect gives India the kind of clout in the affairs of the game that it had anyway been asserting for years So now when BCCI chief N Srinivasan takes over as the ICC chairperson the ascent is of a different order than the rise of earlier Indian chiefs of the ICC Then the older colonial-era hierarchies of cricket were being challenged and Indians made their bids in solidarity with other Asian and African boards Now India strengthened further in its proven capacity for unilateralism with the profitable IPL has accommodated itself at the top of the pile dissociating itself from the fray — in fact while it shares the advantage of sanctioned entrenchment with England and Australia in the newly-minted executive committee and finance and commercial affairs committee by virtue of formal acknowledgement of its claim on maximum revenue the centre of gravity has officially shifted Whether this be to the good or not of the game depends on how this clout is wielded by the big three at the ICC and also how their national boards act upon their enhanced power The changes include abandonment of the Future Tours Programme a mandated (though not uniformly heeded) schedule by which each Test-playing country visited and hosted every other Now the number of Test matches and their schedule will be bilaterally negotiated To the extent that this change would allow for keenly contested Test series that the five-day format desperately needs with a fund maintained to aid the other seven (non-big three) Test countries this is to the game’s good The devil lies in how the assertion of individual boards in cricket’s hierarchy will address the problems in its administration After for instance the IPL scandals of 2013 highlighted the mis-management gross conflicts of interest and after-us-the-deluge mindset in the BCCI it became clear exactly how effete the ICC was in even stating leave alone implementing a proper code Affairs of cricket have to be addressed domestically To cleanse the game the BCCI needs to be fixed That process is nowhere near begun Starring Us Increasingly we go to the social network to watch ourselves Thankfully the images are ephemeral If your life were a movie you would be its star Well what do you know Facebook has cast you in one Mark Zuckerberg’s social network is 10 years old this month and for eight of those years — since September 2006 when it was opened to the public — we have watched it monetise the humdrum minutiae of our lives from the breakfast crumbs we leave on our status messages to the photos of the parties we rocked If it has persuaded us to not bother about privacy it’s because it has nudged us — our duckfaces and our opinions — into the centre of a hyperactive online world The selfie was made for Facebook wasn’t it For its birthday party the Facebook team left a gift for its users on their timelines — a Look Back film of their time on the social network It was more like a 62-second slideshow of all the flattering profile pictures they posted and the ones that sought and found the most likes For that endangered breed which believes in low profiles and not in shiny happy pictures — and which thus contributes little to the Facebook revenue model — it only had a dry thank-you There were those discomfited by ex-es and embarrassingly candid moments popping up in their video The network which knows the importance of appearances has a remedy: you can edit your video in the coming days The idea has gone viral because it is perfectly possible to be moved by the mundane details of one’s airbrushed life — and watch them again and again But more because the internet continues to be the repository of our personal narratives where we go to find our voice and have it amplified to a wider world and what seems tantalisingly close to a community True the videos are uniformly cheesy and rather dull But thankfully in the spirit of the online ephemeral they are quickly if not already forgotten For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Gidhni (west Midnapore) | Published: November 8 2009 8:54 pm Related News In a surprise attack by the Maoistsfour security personnel were killed and their arms looted in Jhargram sub-division of Naxal affected West Midnapore district Kuldip SinghIG (Western Range)said the jawans of the Eastern Frontier Rifles were attacked when they were patrolling near a police camp close to a school in Gidhni Bazaar area under Jamboni police station The bodies of all the four jawans were lying at the bazaar area The Maoists escaped with arms looted from the slain jawans The incident took place at around 530 pm after the Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and senior state government officials left West Midnapore district for Kolkata after a two-day visitpolice said Yesterdaythe Maoists had killed three youths hours before the chief minister’s arrival in the district For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 1 2017 11:51 am MS Dhoni played a fluent knock of 78 against West Indies on Friday (Source: Reuters) Related News If there is one player who has taken ODI cricket by storm in the modern era then that is Mahendra Singh Dhoni With more than 9000 runs in nearly 300 matches MS Dhoni has carved out his own niche in international cricket However he added one more feather to his cap on Friday when he became the first Indian batsman to hit more than 200 sixes in ODI cricket Renowned for his hard-hitting prowess MS Dhoni showed the world what he is capable of when he smashed a huge six to bring up the milestone in the first innings of the 3rd ODI Currently in international cricket he has now hit 322 sixes and stands fifth on the all-time list However in recent times questions have been raised on his current batting form but on Friday he answered his critics with a gritty knock of 78 of 79 balls His innings though did feature a couple of high flying shots In fact it was MS Dhoni’s 78 Off 79 Balls which took India to a respectable total of 251/4 in their full quota of 50 overs Ever since Dhoni has given up his captaincy he has started playing more freely This was acknowledged by his skipper Virat Kohli as well Even statistics reveal a similar picture – In 2017 after giving up on his captaincy Dhoni averages 55 and has a strike rate of 10061 However the criticism still hasn’t died down During the recently concluded IPL former captain Sourav Ganguly had said in an interview to India Today “I am not too sure if Dhoni is a good T20 player He is a champion ODI player but when it comes to T20 cricket in 10 years he has got one fifty and that’s not the best record Former Australian captain Michael Clarke also said “Dhoni has to score runs for himself As a professional he has to” Clarke told India Today For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Hyderabad | Published: February 16 2017 12:52 pm Pawan Kalyan in new Katamaraudu poster Related News Power star Pawan Kalyan Katamarayudu gets another power shot as the film’s overseas rights were clinched at a massive price The film has only come out with its teaser till now Reports suggest that a leading distributor bagged the rights at a whopping amount of Rs 115 crore The buzz is that the film should perform well and should rake in $2 million for breaking even More from the world of Entertainment: The film has gained a lot of traction among the fans and Tollywood audience after its teaser broke records and clocked over 5 million views within just 24 hours of its release Meanwhile Pawan Kalyan is back from the US after his five-day tour He was in America for his party’s political work He was also invited to Harvard University for a speech The actor is back to shooting Katamarayudu which will be released on Ugaadi in March Katamarayudu is the Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster Veeram The movie will feature Pawan Kalyan as a faction leader Actor Shruti Haasan will be seen opposite him in the film The actor is already working on two other projects full throttle He had booked a slot for another Tamil remake He will be seen playing Ajith’s role in the Vedalam remake under R T Neason’s direction The film’s shooting will take place later this year He also signed up another project with popular director Trivikram Srinivas While the actor is busy with three projects he is also teaming up with Trivikram to jointly produce a film featuring popular actor Nithiin For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related News