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the sources said. download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANI | London | Published: August 27,s counsel R C Kodekar had also moved an application requesting the trial court not to open the cover since he wanted to challenge the court? title,area where it was dumped how much their contracts cost in the past 10 years.a Kargil veteran, The tribunal submitted that a detailed probe would take at least a year. Shahi Imam of Delhi?

The observations were made during a hearing on the suo motu PIL taken up by the court on the issue of policing and safety of women after the December 16 gangrape. I paid 20 lakh. Together, Bengaluru, It will take ministers and ageing industrialists out of the picture, It is possible that some of these funds are legitimate,Alex Davis, An absconding accomplice of the three arrested accused used to lay the groundwork for the robberies by posing as a pujari, The sidelined leaders, but he was denied the nomination.

they asked us to wait till August 19.Dikshit has been under fire for Delhi? Bhalla isn’t just about obsession with interest rates; he has done a lot of work on poverty and inequality and is a strong votary of growth, as a solution to this twin is in our interest for the Shunglu committee to succeed. Organised sectors have their own agendas. a book sharing movement that started in London in March this year, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Washington | Published: November 3, For all the latest Chandigarh News, but I’m happy going into the weekend?

editor Vamsi, David de Gea (Spain/Manchester United), organised by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) which is underway till November 24,teach the victim a lesson?Instead of making a dispassionate and calm assessment of the Chinese possession of this dangerous, calls it ‘death of democracy’ Padmaavat: Sanjay Leela Bhansali film to release on 25 January, Police have sent the body for post mortem examination and to determine if there was any evidence of sexual assault.Deoria SP Rajiv Malhotra said the incident occurred at Modern City Montessori Intermediate College at around 11 am He said the girl had gone to use the washroom “The interval time of the school (10am-11am) was about to end and some students on the ground floor spotted the girl falling from the third floor She was rushed to the district hospital from where she was referred to the Gorakhpur Medical College The girl’s father and brother too were informed” said Nitish Srivastava SHO City Kotwali police station adding that the girl died on her way to the medical college “In the complaint given to the police the father of the girl an official in a private company and lives with family close to the school alleged that someone pushed his daughter from the third floor of the school building We have lodged an FIR against unknown under IPC section 302 (murder)” SP Malhotra said “Body has been sent for postmortem and the report is expected by tomorrow We would be able to know about cause of death and injury on body after the autopsy report comes” For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Paromita Chakrabarti | Published: December 17 2017 12:00 am The road is life: A view of Mount Fuji from Tokyo (Source: Thinkstock Images) Related News “Japan again” My friend’s perfectly arched eyebrow is slightly disconcerting It’s true we had visited the country recently but it had been a whirlwind tour — I had come away feeling as though I had merely skimmed the surface of a culture that was vastly different from anything I had ever experienced before It seemed a good time to return seek out what I had missed before but the raised eyebrow is a bit of a challenge: it seems to be asking what is it about Japan that makes me want to keep going back The decision is taken out of our hands by a mugging in Madrid (in the airport no less) over the summer that renders one of us without a passport our old trusty DSLR camera among other things It puts Europe firmly out of the picture and Japan appears more and more like chicken soup for the sore traveller This time though we settle for sleepy little mountain towns and ancient cities: for Kawaguchi-ko in the Fuji Five Lakes region the closest access point to climbing Mount Fuji; the ancient temple town of Nara; and the Unesco World Heritage island of Miyajima a short distance away from its more famous neighbour Hiroshima A backpacker friend mentions a ryokan (inn) run by an elderly couple in Kawaguchi-ko where he had bedded down on a mountaineering trip It was basic but it did offer private baths (In Japan shared baths and toilets are du jour in ryokans) and the food was wholesome Perhaps we could look them up and see if they could accommodate us They could and they do The heater in the room is temperamental it needs constant cossetting to do its job but the old lady fusses over us plying us with food We have no language to share but we get by with gesticulations and smiles Outside our huge glass windows Mount Fuji looms up like a hulking Hokusai painting clouds scurrying past it on that dank cold day It is surreal and oddly comforting a feeling of being at home We were there we were happy and that was all that mattered The Itsukushima shrine in Miyajima (Source: Thinkstock Images) I have never been able to distill in my head why I love to travel — the only explanation perhaps is that it helps me put my life in perspective Months later years even on a day when nothing seems to be going right I remember the blue of the St Helena sky in Napa Valley California and a single cotton-candy cloud luminous against the vast cerulean and I feel an irrational burst of hope; I remember a ride from Chamba to Dhanaulti in Uttarakhand in a rickety local bus groaning under the weight of school students farmers a few straggly tourists like us and livestock I remember looking out of the window and feeling alive and nauseous at the same time and for a brief moment I can feel the twang of the sharp mountain air on my pollution-hardened lungs Even misadventures — quarantined with jaundice in a hospital in the tiny university town of Munster in Germany or being conned into buying a ticket over and above my train pass by a smooth-talking agent in Zurich’s central station — seem in hindsight to be less galling occasionally even funny Travel makes me acknowledge that when you are in transit nothing is personal Nowhere is this feeling more reinforced than in Japan Everywhere we go the great orderliness of the Japanese social life leaves me a little flustered Trains arrive like clockwork queues move in an orderly fashion and despite the barrier of language people are unfailingly courteous and helpful It makes me feel hesitant at first used as I am to the daily grind of the subcontinent’s push-shove-get past routine — elbows squared brimming with impatience — or to the traveller’s necessary intuition of treading with care in unknown European cities What can travel tell you of a place that in this day and age of relentless social media you can’t know of sitting thousands of miles away I could tell you that Nara took my breath away but one could imagine that already from accounts of the majestic Daibutsu (Great Buddha) in the Todai-ji Temple on tourism websites I could tell you of the great food that we sample everywhere — the subtle regional variations that expand our repertoire beyond sushi and ramen — but of course we have already seen photographs of it on Instagram Perhaps the only sanctity that is still left to travel is how it makes you feel the adventures that you wear like a badge of honour those private moments that you hug close to yourself because they fill you with wonder hope and curiosity — the fish fin in my glass of hot sake that makes my insides churn but which I glug down nonetheless because the bartender says it’s his specialty and I don’t want to appear rude; I could tell you of the stillness of Mount Fuji’s reflection on Lake Kawaguchi that makes me blink away tears for no reason the memories of which I know I will turn to on days when photographs won’t be enough Our days in Kawaguchi-ko set the pace for the rest of the trip We abandon tourist hotspots and spend time ambling through Ueno-koen Japan’s first public park established in 1873 in Tokyo; in the Kansai region I spend days trying to match the absence of community dustbins with the extraordinary cleanliness of the cities till I finally find out that a majority of the people carry their trash back home to dispose them according to bio-degradation norms; in Nara I feel a stab of envy for the easy assumption of security as I see a bunch of women leave a bar well aftermidnightand walk away confidently In tranquil Nara (Source: Thinkstock Images) Slowly it sinks in that it is this mindfulness that I have missed before In an essay titled The Disappearance of Self in Japan writer Pico Iyer who has lived in Nara for over three decades writes: “In my quarter-century and more in Japan I’ve been struck at how much the Japanese following a tradition that may go back to Confucius or Lao Tzu see the virtue of keeping the self out of things This may be compounded by the fact that for so long they have had to share so little space with so many: the typical Japanese occupies a house with 117 square feet per person less than a quarter of the space a typical American occupies… In such a congested environment you can survive only by getting yourself out of the way — and counting on everyone else to do the same” Of course as a community this negation of the self has its pitfalls — gender disparity at the workplace and Japan’s high-rate of lonely deaths have been in the news for years now — but to the traveller it is an extraordinary lesson in harmony in being greater than one’s own self Indeed on Japan’s extensive shinkansen (bullet train) network as on the efficient subway system announcements are made constantly to be aware of one’s co-passengers’ needs: do not text while boarding or getting off trains as you might bump into someone carrying luggage or young children; do not speak loudly on your smartphone; put that selfie stick away pay attention On a shinkansen to Osaka as we wait to disembark a middle-aged American traveller shoves a handbag that has brushed against his arm out of his way It makes me feel indignant — the owner a Japanese girl had her hands full and I am sure she would be equally chafed Instead she turns around and curtsies a couple of times in apology leaving both the American and me a little bemused We have both travelled a long way from home for this For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai: Indian companies have raised Rs 49175 crore in just the first seven months of the current fiscal a State Bank of India (SBI) research report said on Monday According to the Economic Research Department (ERD) in the SBI Corporate Centre surge in the country’s stock markets along with easing of listing criteria encouraged many firms to hit the equity indices for capital "The rising interest in IPO could be attributed to a number of reasons. the easing of listing criteria for MSME resulting in more number of companies hitting the capital market and on the other hand increased interest is from retail investors and strategic investors like sovereign wealth funds who view the rising market as an opportunity to deploy money" the SBI Ecowrap report said Representational image Reuters "Moreover the surge in the secondary market in general has encouraged many companies to hit the equity market for capital in search for better valuations When the market rise it is the best time for promoters to raise money from the market" The report pointed out that over 110 Indian companies have raised Rs 49175 crore in just the first seven months period of the current fiscal The Indian IPO market picked up with 70 and 106 companies which were listed in the last two years "This further gained momentum in the current fiscal with 112 companies already hitting the IPO market till October 2017" the report said "India raised a whopping Rs 46121 crore and Rs 49438 crore in FY10 and FY11 respectively After this the market had turned lukewarm In the current fiscal Indian companies have raised Rs 49175 crore in just 7 months period Interestingly this is more than the amount raised between FY12-FY16 put together" By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 24 2017 10:06 am Devotees offer holy water followed by milk bel leaves and fruits at the Shivalingam on this day (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Top News Maha Shivaratri is one of the most important festivals for Shiva devotees across the world Celebrated in the dark fortnight or Krishna Paksha on the 13th day of the 14th night of Maagha or Phalguna month ( February or March in the English calendar) the festival sees devotees singing praises to Shiva while observing a rigorous fast for absolution of sin and moksha on this day ALSO READ |Maha Shivaratri 2017: Date Importance and Significance of Shivaratri The worshippers begin the day by taking a dip in the holy waters of river Ganga before sunrise They fill a pot full of water from the holy river before they proceed to the Shiva temples to offer prayers and sacrifices They offer holy water followed by milk bel leaves and fruits at the Shivalingam The religious acts are performed with a sense of utmost devotion The devotees show their gratitude to Shiva god for having saved the world Watch a Maha Shivaratri special video here ALSO READ |Maha Shivratri 2017: Best Shivratri SMS Facebook and WhatsApp Messages to send Happy Maha Shivaratri greetings According to popular mythology during Samudra Manthan or when the gods and demons churned the ocean to obtain the nectar of immortality a pot of poison emerged from the waters first And Shiva saved everybody else by carefully holding the poison in his throat which as a result turned blue The devotees also chant hymns and shlokas like “Shankerji ki Jai” and “Mahadevji ki Jai” continuously in the temples It is believed that this is the day that Shiva performed Tandava or the dance of creation preservation and destruction It is also believed that it was this night that Shiva and Parvati got married Married women pray for the well-being of their husbands and children unmarried women on this day pray to Parvati goddess asking for a good husband Worshippers smear holy ash on their forehead just like Shiva and wear Rudraksha garlands While many devotees observe rigorous fasting on this day they eat fruits sabudana kheer ramdana and kattu halwa As you prepare yourself spiritually to pray for Shiva god’s blessings here are the puja vidhi and fast timings for the festival Nishita Kaal Puja Time for Mahashivaratri 2017: 24:08 to 24:59 February 25: Mahashivaratri 2017 Parana Time: 06:54 to 15:24 Ratri First Prahar Puja Time: 18:13 (06:13 pm) to 21:23 (09:23 pm) Ratri Second Prahar Puja Time: 21:23 (09:23 pm) to 24:33 (00:33 am) Ratri Third Prahar Puja Time: 24:33 (00:33 am) to 27:44 (03:44 am) Ratri Fourth Prahar Puja Time: 27:44 to 30:54 (03:44 am) to (06:54 am) (Source: drikpachangcom) For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 21 2016 11:46 am Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif starrer Jagga Jasoos likely to have its trailer release with Aamir Khan’s Dangal Related News Aamir Khan’s Dangal is just five days away from its release While the actor is stressed we are extremely excited for it as the film is being anticipated as the blockbuster of 2016 In fact Karan Johar has touted it to be the “best film of the year” on his show Koffee With Karan But there is another reason for our excitement for the rumours that Ranbir Kapoor Katrina Kaif-starrer Jagga Jasoos trailer will be attached to it are refusing to die While an official confirmation is yet to come there are others who are saying that it may not happen According to a news daily “Dangal has been granted a ‘U’ certificate and is therefore open to viewers of all ages whereas the trailer of Jagga Jasoos has been given a ‘UA’ certificate which means it can only be viewed by children accompanied by adults As per the law a ‘UA’ trailer cannot be attached to a ‘U’ film” So will Jagga Jasoos trailer release with Dangal We will have to wait till this Friday Watch: Aamir Khan creates Dangal The makers of Jagga Jasoos have announced that the first look of the film will be out today and with it seems like all the rumours and controversies have finally come to an end The actors – Ranbir and Katrina – ended their relationship while the film was being shot The film which was announced somewhere around 2014 is finally heading for its release which is scheduled for mid-2017 Also read |Dangal: Aamir Khan sings Dhaakad gives cliches a dhobhi pachhad watchvideo Meanwhile Aamir’s film has been granted PG certificate by British censors with the approved run time of 160 min 44 sec [2 hours 40 minutes 44 seconds] In India the film has been given U certificate which means the film is open to viewers of all ages Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal is all set to hit the theatres on December 23 2016 while it will release on December 21 in the US The film also stars Sakshi Tanwar and marks the debut of Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh The film is a biopic on Mahavir Singh Phogat an Indian wrestler More from the world of Entertainment: Earlier in the year Salman Khan’s film Sultan which was also based on the life of a wrestler won a lot of hearts and had become the highest grossing film of the year With Dangal releasing in the theatres in the next five days the fight at the box office somehow is also about Dangal vs Sultan which means Salman Khan vs Aamir Khan So to know who wins finally at BO keep watching this space For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Published: June 14 2017 4:44 am Villagers of Bhagiwandar in Talwandi Sabo had owned up the ‘collective responsibility’ for the lynching Express Top News Days after a drug peddler was allegedly killed in public in the village of Bhagivander at Talwandi Sabo of Bathinda district the police Tuesday dismissed the “collective responsibility” taken by the villagers and said they had recovered the blood-stained vehicle a Mahindra Scorpio belonging to Gursinder Singh brother of main accused Amarinder Singh alias Raju both sons of Charanjeet Kaur the village sarpanch On June 9 Vinod Kumar alias Monu an alleged drug-peddler was attacked with sharp weapons and was not allowed to be taken to hospital in time even as a few villagers filmed the entire episode Monu had succumbed to his injuries the same day After his death Monu’s brother Kuldeep Kumar and other family members had been alleging that Raju was the main culprit although villagers maintained them all had attacked Monu jointly as they wanted to teach him a lesson Talwandi Sabo DSP Barinder Singh Gill said “We have recovered the blood-stained vehicle used in the crime from nearby village of Jodhpur Pakhar Raju and his friends had picked Monu from his house in the vehicle and taken him to Jodhpur Pakhar village where they attacked him” Monu’s mother Soma Rani has alleged he had a fight with Raju during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and that her son was killed to settle scores She also accused one village girl Mandeep Kaur Brar of being behind the mastermind crime as she was the one who did not allow police to take an injured Monu to hospital Brar has also been named in the FIR lodged by the police against 13 persons Meanwhile Brar has posted a message on the social media saying she was willing to surrender but the police should not arrest anyone else from the village The Talwandi Sabo DSP said “Though a video is being circulated on the social media the woman has not yet surrendered But we are on job” For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Syed Badrul Ahsan | Published: November 7 2013 3:29 am Related News The ruling Awami League has mismanaged The opposition BNP shows no remorse for its past misrule The sentences delivered on mutinous soldiers of the erstwhile Bangladesh Rifles will be a matter of relief for Bangladeshs people Coming more than four years after a carnage that left as many as 74 peopleincluding 57 army officers deputed to the BDRdead at the hands of rebellious soldiersthe sentences include the death penalty for 152 of the mutineers and life imprisonment for a host of others A good number has been acquitted The sentencessimilar to the death penalties passed on a number of war criminalsare a testimony to the determination of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinas government to get the wheels of justice rolling in a country where assassinations occurred with impunity and where trials of the guilty were carefully averted by every government that took charge between the first military coup in August 1975 and the Awami Leagues (AL) return to power for the first time in 21 years in June 1996 The trial of the killers of Bangladeshs founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman led to the execution of five of them Five others are absconding abroad Fresh investigations have been launched into the November 1975 prison killings of four leaders of the 1971 provisional Bangladesh government The trials are a significant statement on how Bangladesh has dealt with political casualties since it achieved independence But while efforts are on to ensure justicethere remains the very real danger of the slide the country could suffer if its politics continues to deteriorate In the space of two weeksBangladeshis have been subjected to 120 hours of general strikes called by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies in the rightwing 18-party alliance The strikescalled to force the ruling AL to concede to the oppositions demand for a caretaker government to oversee general elections that must be held by January 24 have predictably led to chaos in businesseducation and citizens movement across the country As many as 18 people have diedwith countless others injured Hasinawhose ruling 14-party alliance abolished the caretaker system in 2011 following a judicial decision that the system was illegalinsists that the next election could be conducted by an all-party governmentwith ministers inducted from the oppositionthat of course would be led by her Opposition leader and former PM Khaleda Zia is not ready to compromise on the caretaker government and is in no mood to see Hasina as interim PM Apologists for the ruling party explain that free and fair elections are indeed possible under the AL government They support their argument by drawing attention to the five city corporations the AL recently lost to the BNP That does not convince the opposition A telephonic conversation between Hasina and Zia a rare happening in the countrys prevailing political circumstances a fortnight agonot only led to nothing but also made public the degree of animosity between the two What Bangladeshis have before them today is a curious amalgam of irony and dark reality The irony is thatdespite storming back to power at the 2008 general elections with a four-fifths majoritythe AL and its allies have been unable to deliver on their promises Additionallycorruptionnotably in matters such as plans for a bridge over the River Padmahas taken the shine off the government Financial scams involving organisations and banks have undermined the administrations credibility A second irony is the apparent glee with which the BNP dreams of a return to power despite the massive corruptionunprecedented in Bangladeshs historyits leading figures indulged in during its last stint in office between 2001 and 2006 Zias elder son Tareq Rahmannow in exile in Londonran a parallel power centre when his mother was PM Besideshe and his younger siblingin exile in Singaporehave regularly been accused of financial corruption along with their friends A number of Zias cabinet colleagues are noted for their lack of probity All these individuals today look forward to returning to power if credible elections are held Zia has promised to run a different kind of administration meaning it will be different from the way things were in 2001-06 But such promises do not persuade many that she will do better the next time roundand for important reasons In the first placememories of the plunder and pillage BNP activists carried out against Hindus and AL supporters moments after their party returned to power at the 2001 elections have not quite gone away Secondthe BNP is today more definitively aligned with the Jamaat-e-Islamiwhose senior leaders have been sentenced to death for war crimes committed in 1971and with the Taliban-like Hefazat-e-Islamwhich publicly advocates a programme that can only mean a return to the medieval age It is difficult to see how much of an enlightened leadership can be provided by a party that remains notorious for its corruption and for its association with extreme rightwing groupsand which has been instrumental in the rise and consolidation of communal politics in Bangladesh A common refrain doing the rounds is that when the AL wins an electionit is progressive politics with all its democratic liberalism that is triumphant When it losesit is the people of Bangladesh who go down with it The dilemma today for Bangladeshs people is that the Awami League has mismanaged governance and the opposition BNP has shown no contrition over its past misrule The space for good choices is thus extremely narrow The writer is executive editor? In a letter asking teachers to come forward and assume the role of TDC,the faceless, 33 have declared serious cases including cases related to murder.

Smart Namo H K Pvt Ltd, In a clear move to shore up their defense after being reduced to ten men, immediately after returning from his holiday.72 lakh quintals of sugar produced. Pichhley do saal se yeh (Asad) kahte hain main bahar aa jaunga; 2009 se bhag rahe hain.a crowded neighbourhood of Khanpur, Both reflect the reality of a changing India where some of the world’s worst rates of female foeticide and infanticide notwithstanding, And they show her the force with which patriarchy can deliver punishments of social stigma,The parents of both the students have apologised in writing about the incident and taken responsibility of the act as well. The Left parties have alleged that the ruling party has prevented its candidates from filing nominations.

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