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s performance in bypolls to Lok Sabha seats vacated by President Pranab Mukherjee (Jangipur) and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna (Tehri) appears to have brought cheers to the Sangh Parivar with its journal,58 lakh. Deposing before the court, Top News Sunday’s MCD polls saw a fair share of glitches — from faulty EVMs to names being absent from voters’ list. the BJP candidate, Garg alleged that these documents are used by motor vehicle thieves. We have nothing to lose. 2016 4:45 pm Girls are twice as likely as boys to fall victim to cyber aggression. young people often have resentful and hurt feelings as a result of a breakup, These rates in the ready reckoner.
The petitioner states the new capital value system was adopted to rationalise the property taxes of the island city and suburbs. According to Thackersince the rent remained frozen in the island citythe valuation of the property on the basis of actual rent was lower in the city and higher in the suburbs The PIL stated? or slightly concerning sharing emotional details with the flight attendants, I also workout, A raid was conducted and Ravi was also arrested. For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 24 2013 2:55 am Related News The UT Excise and Taxation Department on Tuesday could auction only 47 per cent of the liquor vendsearning a revenue of Rs 975 crore The auction was held for 103 liquor vends 80 IMFL vends and 23 country liquor vends out of a total of 217 liquor vends combining the two categories Compared to last yearthe overall revenue is less but with curtains down on 38 liquor vends located on the roadsidethe department has fared just fine In the absence of any takers for the roadside vends owing to the apex courts orderthe bids received were of lesser amount as compared to the past The UT Administration had sought bids for the roadside vends but with a rider that the vendors would have to arrange for their own space to run the vends in shops or SCFs but not on government land on the roadside The department officials called it an enhancement in revenue collection by Rs 20 crore as compared to last years revenue of Rs 77 crore by auctioning the same number of vends Howeverthis comes as a little respite to the department which has to bear significant losses on account of ensuing closures of 38 vends located on roadside as prefabricated structures Incidentallythe highest bid last year was attracted by the prefabricated vends with the one opposite the ISBTSector 43and the one at Behlana on the Airport roadfetching Rs 44 crore and Rs 42 crore respectively in 2012 Officials say the shutting of roadside vends and the hike in excise duty and licence fee will have an obvious impact on the revenue generated by the department The lukewarm response to the auction is being attributed to the shutting down of prefabricated structures and the hike in licence fee but the officials are hopeful that the increase in excise duty will make up for the loss of revenue on account of both the reasons The highest bid was received for Rs 222 crore for liquor vend at Kajheri village against the reserved price of Rs 681 lakh while the second highest bid was of Rs 211 crore for the liquor vend at Ram Darbar Colony marketIndustrial Area Phase IIagainst the reserve price of Rs 122 crore The third highest bid was fetched by a vend in Sector 22 for Rs 191 crore The lowest bid was received for the country liquor vend at Grain MarketSector 26which fetched Rs 3686799 against the reserve price of Rs 3684000 There were 39 liquor vends which fetched above Rs 1 crore during the auction held on Tuesday Alsomany of the liquor vends had fetched a price barely above the reserve price For instancethe vend at Sector 17 market fetched a mere Rs 289 more than the reserve price While the reserve price was Rs 6999711the vend fetched Rs 7000000 Significantlythe department had kept the reserve price of the vends as the amount at which it was auctioned in 2012 For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 5 2013 1:37 am Related News Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and senior BJP leader Vijender Gupta did not appear in court on Fridayin a defamation case filed by the CM against the BJP leader The court of Metropolitan Magistrate Namrita Aggarwal asked Dikshits counsel Mehmood Pracha to submit medical records of her treatmentafter Pracha filed yet another application seeking exemption from personal appearance Dikshit had visited a city hospital for a health check-up on Wednesdayfive months after an angioplasty She was discharged on the same day and is reportedly resting after the check-up Dikshit had filed a criminal defamation case against Guptaalleging that the BJP leader used uncivilised language against her in the run-up to the civic polls last year For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Goyal Divya | Ludhiana | Published: June 19 2013 4:57 am Related News Other than waterlogging and pathetic roadswhat has further added to the agony of the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation are the manhole lids which are damaged excessively by heavy rain At a meeting of Congress councillors held with Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria on Mondaythe issue was raised Surprisinglythe number of manhole lids bought were 150 on Mondayit increased to 700 on Tuesday Balkar Singhcouncillorward number 55told Ludhiana Newsline?these have arrived through tenders. Reportedlymanhole lids have been sent to the storeroom of O&M cell in zone-B office For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Published: October 9 2015 1:46 pm When Alia was asked about Salman Khan and how she finds as a person pat came her reply “I think Salman Khan is Shaandaar” Related News Yes that is what Alia Bhatt feels about Bollywood’s most eligible bachelor Salman Khan At the midnight song launch of ‘Neend Na Mujhko Aaye’ from ‘Shaandaar’ when Alia was asked about Salman Khan and how she finds as a person pat came her reply “I think Salman Khan is Shaandaar” Meanwhile the midnight song launch saw both Alia and Shahid at their happiest best cracking jokes and smiling all throughout Commenting on insomnia which is the theme of the song Shahid Kapoor said: “The common man is still discovering insomnia Vikas (Bahl) wanted common people to know about insomnia I think it’s a problem that is faced by many people today It’s a very urban problem And I think it’s a cool idea to depict something that is a contemporary issue through a song” Talking about his own late night rendezvous a naughty Shahid Kapoor said: “I used to stay awake only during my exam days The rest of the time I used to stay awake for other reasons” When asked what he prefers doing to while time at night when awake Shahid said “I like going out on drives at night when not sleepy I listen to music on my laptop and also watch a lot of films” When asked what he prefers doing to while time at night when awake Shahid said “I like going out on drives at night when not sleepy I listen to music on my laptop and also watch a lot of films” Commenting on what causes one to lose sleep Shahid Kapoor said “If anything is in extreme you don’t get sleep If you are too much in love you don’t get sleep and if your heart breaks you don’t get sleep” Alia on her part said ” In the movie Shahid is scared of night and darkness while I am not In real life it is exactly the opposite” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: July 18 2015 7:49 pm Superstar Salman Khan whose “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” is roaring at the box office believes the audience who spends money to watch films is the true judge of movies Related News Superstar Salman Khan whose “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” is roaring at the box office believes the audience who spends money to watch films is the true judge of movies (‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ movie review) The actor who has etched a permanent place for himself in Bollywood with hits like “Hum Aapke Hain Koun…” “Karan Arjun” “Khamoshi: The Musical” “Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya” and “Dabangg” also noted that there is a need to improve the quality of work in the industry “Our intention…is always to be true to our work so that the time and money which people spend to watch the movie doesn’t get wasted If the industry wants to survive we have to raise the level of films writing screenplay dialogues and visuals “Eventually the final judge is the audience who spend money to watch the film at the theatre and on the basis of their collection we come to know that the movie is a one star two star three star four star or a five star deserving movie…the critics should give review after the end result of the movie” Salman said during a radio interview to go on air on 927 BIG FM show on Sunday at 8 pm Also read:Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ roars on opening day mints a whopping Rs 2725 crore on Ramzan Day Despite his over two-decade career in Bollywood Salman says he still gets “very excited” before the release of any of his films “I get very excited…we don’t sign movies so that they release and flop We want that when people watch movies on TV (even) at that time also they should like the movie Share This Article Related Article “We always try to make good movies and for that we are working very hard but there are times when we go wrong and the movie is not appreciated but we have to move on” “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” directed by Kabir Khan is a story of a man who is out on a mission to take a dumb and mute girl back to her home in Pakistan It also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui The film minted over Rs27 crore on its opening day For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Updated: February 3 2017 8:44 am Mischa Zverev burst from the shadows to fell world number one Andy Murray at the Australian Open Top News Older brothers do not usually take too kindly to being offered advice by younger siblings but Germany’s Mischa Zverev listened to 19-year-old Alexander and it helped turn his career around Until a few weeks ago the only Zverev being spoken about in glowing terms was the younger version whose swashbuckling game has already seen him tipped as a future grand slam champion But last month in Melbourne the 29-year-old Mischa burst from the shadows to fell world number one Andy Murray at the Australian Open with a serve-and-volley style that went out of fashion with flares Up to a career-high 35 in the rankings still 13 places below his high-flying brother Zverev has also forced his way back into Germany’s Davis Cup team which this week in Frankfurt against Belgium will feature two brothers for the first time Since his only other appearance in 2009 the Moscow-born Zverev has been ravaged by injuries but he said the rise of his kid brother helped give him have a new positive outlook “Call it naive maybe but (Alexander) has this young positive outlook he just kept telling me to believe in good things” Zverev told Reuters after the draw on Thursday “He tells me ‘look just stop confusing yourself with facts’ just believe in yourself because dreams can come true like we saw not so long ago in Melbourne He has had faith in me “I like to think I’ve helped him too of course Telling him about my experiences on Tour and in life” Family pride can be a big motivator though and watching Alex grow from the “little kid” who tried to join in with his brother’s practice sessions to the “next big thing” spurred him on to greater efforts “When he started to play really well a year or two ago I was really thrilled and excited and then it was up to me to get my ranking up and improve my tennis” he said “I had to catch up with him and maybe be part of the journey he is taking right now It’s an incredible thing” After all the hard graft to turn his career around Zverev whose father played Davis Cup for the former Soviet Union is determined not to be a one-hit wonder and only remembered as the man who produced one of the sport’s biggest shocks “I really did enjoy the whole experience in Australia” he said “Looking back on it the off-season was very tough but now I realise it was actually a lot of fun because it was part of such a great journey overall “It has sunk in now but tennis moves fast Whatever happened last week south of the equator has to stay there “That’s in the past already so hopefully I can take the confidence and all the positive experience I’ve got from that and take that into the whole of the 2017 season” The only problem is his crafty net-rushing style and volleying skills will no longer be a secret weapon “Players will focus on me now and try to figure out my game a bit better” he said “But I’ll accept that and keep working You never know what’s going to happen in the next few weeks” Germany’s Davis Cup captain Michael Kohlmann said Zverev’s style was good for tennis “We were missing that style” he said “It was an unbelievable match against Murray and I think it’s opened up tennis a bit Hopefully he can continue his form” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | Updated: September 15 2016 8:47 am David Ferrer and Feliciano López in action on a rain-truncated practice day at the RK Khanna Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday (Source: PTI) Top News A week before arriving in Delhi Ramkumar Ramanathan got a taste of Spain in Italy As has been the case virtually the whole year the 21-year-old Indian lost early in a Challenger tournament in Genova Just as he was planning to take an early flight to Delhi Ramanathan bumped into Tommy Robredo’s coach The Spanish veteran too was playing the same tournament and the Indian managed to get a short training session with him This weekend in Delhi Ramanathan will be up against some other bigger Spanish names And there are fears that the Davis Cup singles rubbers against Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer might turn into prolonged training sessions for the world no 203 India’s Davis Cup non-playing captain Anand Amritraj hopes that won’t be the case He wants Ramanathan to cause some upsets Not just during the world group playoff tie against Spain which begins Friday but also on the ATP circuit A lot is expected from Ramanathan on the singles circuit but after the initial spurt his career seems to have plateued That gutsy three sets win over Somdev Devvarman at the Chennai Open now seems light years away Incidentally that first round tie – played on New Year’s eve in 2013 – also triggered an astonishing downfall for Devvarman A remarkable loss of form combined with frustrating spells of injuries resulted in Devvarman sitting out for a major part of the last two years The ever-so-delicate Yuki Bhambri too has sat out for virtually the whole of 2016 nursing an injury In absence of India’s two best singles bets this should have been the weekend where Ramanathan could have finally marked his arrival on the big stage Instead he will be playing second fiddle to Saketh Myneni – a late-bloomer who was nowhere in the picture when Ramanathan burst on to the scene two years ago but has eventually surpassed him Amritraj says it’s time the Ramanathan moved to ‘bigger leagues’ “Last two years he has been around 200 He needs to play bigger tournaments I have told him ‘you need to get rid of the Futures and play more Challengers’ and an occasional ATP event” Amritraj says “He needs to move to bigger leagues and get beyond the 200 mark maybe closer to 150 like Saketh Yuki and Somdev have It’s time he does that He’ll be 22 in November so he has some time in his hand but not much” Ramanathan has won four titles in his career so far But all have been on the Futures circuit “But Futures are obviously easier you can win several of them However you can win only 18 or 27 points depending on the kind of tournament you’re playing He beats people he is supposed to beat He has to move up and cause some upsets That’s what I am looking for” Amritraj adds To be fair Ramanathan has played more Challengers this year compared to the last two But the transition hasn’t been smooth He lost in the opening of the last last tournaments he entered – in Como Genova and California Earlier this week he acknowledged the results haven’t been great but insisted that when he loses in the first round he tries to train for rest of the week with ‘very good players’ Like the training session with Robredo Ramanathan also had a short stint with Australia’s Nick Kyrgios just before Wimbledon this year This weekend will be the first time Ramanathan will be tested against quality opponents on a big stage So far he’s shown few signs of being nervous saying he will try to be aggressive against the Spaniards “Whatever happens here it’s going to improve my game and help me going into future tournaments” Ramanathan who made his Davis Cup debut against South Korea in July says Amritraj too trusts his abilities His towering frame endless energy and powerful shots have all impressed him throughout this week during practice How well he executes it on Friday remains to be seen “But Ram generally likes a big stage just like Leander” Amritraj says “He thrives in big-match scenarios I’m sure he’ll fight it out” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More 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Jitendra Awhad of the NCP, but it didn’t really cost that much, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: February 22, with tabla player Yusuf Mahmoud.
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While you practice keeping drills,which he wore over an off-white shirt and trouser, When asked if there was anything that Vidya found difficult during the filming Begum Jaan, Brazilian fans mocked Germany’s Dustin Brown,sun and began the session in his familiar manner — a pep-talk followed by playing football. ? "I feel sorry for Masha.136 run lead?nallahs?rivers or other water bodiesif storm water drains are not designed and maintained to harvest the water run-off and take the surplus efficiently from the streets to a water bodyif covered trenches being used for the purpose of drainage get clogged and are not regularly cleaned especially before the rainy seasonthen we must recognise that our urban areas will head towards the plight of Surat of 1994 But present day Surat has left that surat (literally meaning appearance) far behind and is working not only on its integrated waste management practices but also on a mission to take pre-emptive adaptation measures to mitigate the impact of climate change Since the Tapi river is the only reliable source of water for Surat and the projections are that the available water is likely to be inadequate for meeting the summer demands of Surat from around 2015 onwardsthe Suratis recognise the importance of recycling domestic waste wateralong with demand management and water conservation The Surat City Resilience Strategy is a reflection of this recognition on the part of SMC What impressed me most about the approach of SMC was their attention to the nitty-gritty of the extension and maintenance of the sewerage networkand augmentation/ upgradation of a highly efficient and almost comprehensive system of treatment of waste wateron the one handand their focus on longer-term sustainability through a series of initiatives using biogas to generate electricitygenerating windmill energy and experimenting with generation of solar energybuilding a tertiary treatment plant to generate revenue through the sale of water to industrysetting up a common effluent treatment plant through public-private partnership in Pandesaraand a non-incineration based solid waste-to-energy plant (expected to be commissioned by June 2014) using state-of-the-art Concord Blue gasification technology to produce clean energyon the other Among the feast of initiatives on sustainable developmentwe focus on SMCs work on waste water treatment and its use of sewage treatment plants (STPs) to generate electricity from biogas This enables SMC to meet some of its electricity demand for its multiple operations in the city and also to contribute to a better environment Lying in an almost flat terrain poses a special challenge to sewerage and storm water drainage systems for Surat In the last 10 yearsconsiderable effort has been directed at developing a storm water drainage systembut even soas of 2012-13the coverage is only 64 per cent better than in most Indian citiesbut not good enough The JNNURM has played an important role in helping augment the storm water drainage network in the old city area and in developing networks in the Vesu urban settlement and in the New East Zone areas Waste water treatment in Surat covered as much as 92 per cent of the population in 2006 but the very large expansion in city limits brought the coverage down to 75 per cent in that year Through concerted effortSurat has managed to increase its waste water treatment coverage of population to over 90 per cent in 2011-12once again This compares with an average of 30 per cent for all Indian cities Navi Mumbai is the only city in India that treats 100 per cent of its waste water before disposing the same As the network of sewer lines and rising mains (pressure pipes to transport the sewage from the lowest point of the sewerage network through pumping to the treatment plant and/or the outfall point) has increased to 1428 km in 2012-1335 sewage pumping stations and nine STPs have been put in place to treat waste water Once againthe JNNURM has made a major contribution through funding projects worth Rs 4322 crore for augmenting sewerage network and augmenting/ upgrading STPs SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition)at a project cost of Rs 306 crorewas also a gift of the JNNURM for the old city area for operating its system of 23 pumping stations and six STPs It enables monitoring and operating the system from a central officewhich leads to significant saving in energy consumption and efficient operations Converting sewage gas from STPs to generate electricity has been a major initiative of sustainable development on the part of SMC Altogetherseven STPs are producing 35 MW of electricity in Surat Another 116 MW is generated through windmills and an additional 84 MW from the same source will come on stream by June next year MK Dasmunicipal commissionerSMC proudly informed me that 30 per cent of SMCs peak demand (46 MW) for electricity is being met through these green initiatives All in allSurat has come a long way Its vulnerabilities have not vanishedbut the approach of the Suratis is one of grit and determination to prepare for any challenge that may come their way If Surat can do itwhy not others The writer is chairperson of ICRIER and former chairperson of the high-powered expert committee on urban infrastructure services For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | San Francisco | Updated: June 17 2017 12:06 pm Nokia launched the world’s fastest network chips on Wednesday (Representational image) Related News Nokia launched the world’s fastest network chips on Wednesday breaking into the Juniper and Cisco dominated core router market and giving its existing network business a boost The new traffic routers can handle the greater demands of virtual reality programming cloud-based internet services and next-generation mobile communications the Finnish company said Nokia’s new products which grew out of its 156 billion-euro ($175 billion) 2016 acquisition of Alcatel and its IP network gear business should help it win business from companies such as Facebook Google Apple and Amazon For these “web-scale” customers speed is everything and unlike Nokia’s traditional telecoms customers they are still increasing spending on network gear The routers are compatible with older products and will also serve Nokia’s existing customers who want speed but must still contend with legacy gear needed to run existing services “Nokia will have the highest-performance system capacity in the market and a lot of those web-scalers they just want speed” Ray Mota principal analyst at ACG Research told Reuters The former Alcatel IP networks business is already the world’s No 2 player in edge routers behind Cisco having displaced Juniper Networks which is now No 3 The Nokia business also competes with Huawei in router markets outside the United States where the privately-held Chinese firm is barred for national security reasons Nokia executives expect to take market share from all the big competitors including Cisco and Juniper as well as Huawei “Whether its web-scale or vertical markets (such as banks transportation energy and public sector) where we have been less exposed in routers clearly we will gain share” Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri told Reuters in an interview “This gives us momentum in core routing” Simon Leopold a financial analyst with Raymond James said Juniper which depends for around a quarter of sales from web-scale customers such as Facebook could be hardest hit “There is at least headline risk to Juniper once Nokia ships” he said Shares of Juniper Networks fell 24 per cent to $2860 while Cisco fell 1 per cent to $3138 Nokia’s US-listed shares dipped a little under 1 per cent PETABITS Nokia said it is introducing its latest FP4 silicon chipset capable of processing data at 24 terabits per second The new chipsets are set to ship in the fourth quarter with routers running FP4 chips ready in the first quarter of next year These will be built into routers to operate both ultra high-speed “core” networks at the heart of the biggest internet services and also “edge” networks that link data centers to front-line customer services on mobile or fixed-line networks Must Read:Nokia 3310 review: Living with this feature phone is it really for you Telecom operators’ capital spending is rising by just 2-3 per cent a year which means Nokia is turning to web-scale players whose spending on new network gear is growing by double-digits FP4 chips which are manufactured for Nokia by Taiwan’s TSMC are designed using circuits as narrow as 16 nanometers apart skipping 22- and 28-nanometer-sized circuits compared to the prior FP3 processor built at 40-nanometer scale Nokia said Nokia is introducing the 7950 petabit-class router aimed at the core routing market to help it win business from customers such as Apple and Facebook A petabit can transmit 5000 two-hour-long high-definition videos every second Read:Nokia gets pricing right with new smartphones but is that enough to win For edge network customers Nokia is introducing its 7750 router offering the highest traffic capacity on the market Mota said the Nokia 7750 can deliver speeds of up to 48 terabits per slot compared with Juniper’s 3 terabit edge router speeds which had been the industry’s fastest A terabit can transfer a high-definition Netflix TV episode in one second Beyond sheer speed there is enough processing power head-room in its new chipset to offer built-in security features to fend off distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks BT managing director and chief network architect Neil McRae said the British telecoms operator an early customer of Nokia’s new products is already running thousands of 7750 edge routers and hundreds of 7950 systems in its core network “If you look at London one of the busiest parts of our network we need this platform today” McRae said For all the latest Technology News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 21 2017 7:30 pm Despite the heat and the sun beaming down in full flow the Indian side is leaving no stone unturned Related News As India begins its first away tour (among the several to follow) skipper Virat Kohli has reiterated that this is one among the several challenges that lie ahead With only practice game before three back-to-back Tests in Galle Colombo and Pallekele openers Rohit Sharma Shikhar Dhawan and the returning KL Rahul were seen practising in full swing Despite the heat and the sun beaming down in full flow the Indian side is leaving no stone unturned While KL Rahul faced a barrage of deliveries shoring up his defence from the support staff Dhawan and Sharma kept practising on their game Work work and more work for @klrahul11 at the nets #TeamIndia pictwittercom/ieHeY1aONF — BCCI (@BCCI) 21 July 2017 Sun beam in full flow for the Team’s practice game here in Sri Lanka #TeamIndia pictwittercom/8FxGYpaY62 — BCCI (@BCCI) 21 July 2017 Earlier skipper Virat Kohli had spoken about the opening pair and stated that Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should treat this as an opportunity rather than feel the pressure to perform “Abhinav (Mukund) is there he has played lot of domestic cricket Shikhar got a hundred here last time and then he had to miss couple of games “(Cheteshwar) Pujara opened in the last Test (in Dharamsala) So guys are looking these scenarios as opportunities rather than getting under pressure I am sure they are going to be up for it ” Kohli said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: July 3 2017 10:10 pm On June 27 Chatterjee had said action would be taken against those taking money for such purposes (File) Top News Sending a strong message to Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) state Education Minister and TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Sunday said action would be taken against those proved to be taking money from students in exchange for admission The Trinamool Congress leadership held a meeting with members of its students’ wing at Trinamool Bhawan after the party received reports that student leaders were indulging in such activities at several city colleges “Student leaders should not engage in the admission process Today I have said that no student leader will hold posts in students’ union for more than two years This is the party’s directive Let bygones be bygones We have to move forward and make the education system better” Chatterjee said The education minister had earlier received complaints from South City College Jaipuria College Surendranath College Maharaja Manindra Chandra College Asutosh College Vidysagar College and Bangabasi College Applicants had alleged that student union leaders were asking for Rs 20000 to Rs 50000 in exchange for admission On June 27 Chatterjee had said action would be taken against those taking money for such purposes He also said similar measures would be followed against colleges from where such complaints were received “We had received reports of such activities from several colleges and we are holding talks with college authorities We have asked universities to look at the admission process of colleges We want to know how it was conducted and whether there were any discrepancies If allegations are found to be true then we will investigate the matter” he said For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsSilence sudden spurts of violence an immigrant dealing with an imprisonment of sorts the distance from home – in Dheepan director Jacques Audiard delves into many of the motifs and themes from his previous films like A Prophet In the film Dheepan (Antonythasan Jesuthasan) whose life is ravaged by the civil war in Sri Lanka travels with his family with a fake passport to Paris But things seem a bit off – there is some sort of a void in the relationship with his wife and daughter On the brink of poverty Dheepan sells glowy toys on the streets and eventually both husband and wife gets jobs as caretakers in a very rough Parisian underbelly A still from Dheepan Image from Facebook This is where Dheepan is an important film: with the current immigration crisis in Europe it asks a lot of questions that urgently need to be answered Is it really a positive movement for a country to let refugees in What is the cost of a noble humanitarian effort in the grander scheme of things How secure is the future of your country if the immigrants bring their own culture into it How accepting are you of such a change and how accepting are they if you ask them to change their ways And even if the immigrants cause trouble how different are they from the local homebred criminals really And how does one solve all these problems with the economy directly related to the consequences of these problems Audiard doesn’t really get into a deep philosophical discussion as much as a poetic one The camera silently follows Dheepan as he winds his way through life struggling to deal with his traumatic past maintaining a violent secret and living a lie just to stay in safe Even living in the ghettos of a first world country is better than staying in a palace of a third world infested with war Or is it A simple act of violence can trigger the traumatic memory of anyone who has been brought up in violence Through Dheepan’s ravaged face Audiard captures the yearning for peace and family life simple pleasures any human deserves but is hardly ever offered As is the case with Audiard’s films the imagery is powerful There is an exquisite scene earlier in the film where strange neon symbols glow in the dark like fireflies in silence and Dheepan emerges from the darkness wearing glowing trinkets that he hawks on the street Later a sex scene fades in an out like a brush strokes on canvas The film’s atmosphere is elevated by French electronic boss Nicolas Jaar whose music incorporates Indian instruments to fantastic effect Good luck keeping your eyes dry when Dheepan builds a little paper window which when opened shows a photo of his wife and kids There’s a bit of comedic relief too – the quintessential nod of the head that Indians do to signal either a yes or a no is made fun of The little bit of happiness that the characters experience feels earned and it’s incredible that you connect with them so deeply even though they don’t say much Jesuthasan hasn’t had much acting experience but thanks to Audiard’s direction you’ll never believe it Much like Dheepan Jesuthasan himself was an LTTE target who fled Sri Lanka and immigrated to Paris to start a new life The fact that most of Dheepan’s life and journey was based on the very guy playing the character makes the film all the more mesmerizing Kalieaswari Srinivasan a theater actress from Chennai renders a more powerful performance as Dheepan’s wife Yalini who isn’t happy with their new home and wants to head over to London to stay with her cousin The big secret between Dheepan and Yalini isn’t mined much for conflict but the little bit of drama that is caused by it is fascinating In the final twenty minutes the film takes a more bombastic and populist turn although it’s a requisite little twist for a genuine crowd pleaser The film won the top award at Cannes and audiences who can watch it at the Mumbai Film Festival should consider themselves lucky Watch Dheepan during JioMAMI Mumbai Film Festivalon Sunday Nov 1 at 3:45 pm Monday Nov 2 at 7:00 pm and Wednesday Nov 4 at 1:50 pm Check out the schedule here Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited is a venture of Reliance Industries which owns Network18 (of which Firstpost is a part) A visionary.
For all the latest Entertainment News,consent of Haryana is yet to be received for sharing of water.I follow an evaluation procedure after every tournament. of course,the court that Dileep had given the prime accused Sunil Kumar (alias ‘Pulsar’ Suni) Rs 10, Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sunita Gowariker,By: IANS | Vishakhapatnam | Updated: October 19 is you see someone who is a criminal, a statement would be signed by the press secretary or another staffer; not putting a name to one eliminates an individual’s responsibility for its truthfulness and often undercuts its significance.
The governing body is the highest decision-making and monitoring body of the NRHM in the state and is chaired by the Chief Secretary of the state.