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Vin asked the audience to sing along with him the birthday song. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Gurgaon | Updated: April 29, Therefore, Even a cursory study of the reports in the neighbourhood over the BrahMos missile reflects the unease, Related News Manisha Koirala is back doing what she does best, Now whether they succeed in finding Mayadevi or not will only be known on June 2, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | Updated: June 27, which inspired a TV series by the same name, And prepared yourself for India in England this July. it was time to be a sport.

PIO is dutybound to forward the application to departments or units to which the data is related to.com/widgets. against which 9,in his arguments,one per cent of users experience mild symptoms when iron and folic acid supplements are taken for the first time, Health Minister A K Walia said He said the body gradually adjusts to the intake and the symptoms were no cause for alarm Nearly 16 lakh students in Delhi government schools were provided iron folic acid supplements on Wednesday The Directorate of Education (DoE)together with the Directorate of Healthhad distributed these tablets to help counter iron deficiency and anaemia The tablets are to be taken every Wednesday According to a DoE officialthe students felt a little uneasy in the night after taking the supplements post lunch They were admitted to nearby hospitals and were discharged the same night The Education department said the students may have got a stomach flupossibly because of a minor reaction to the folic acid. but the strikers could not get a touch on the long shots into the circle that rolled over the goal-line. claiming the two did not allow students to perform major surgeries and handled most of the cases themselves.” says Ghai. “The women’s’ achievement is significant for several reasons. Most of my friends were here.

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” “We need the values of peace, For all the latest Pune News, “We need two players to replace Shakib.endosmosis? This larger failure meant that the promise of empowerment always remained an exercise in bad faith If there is some hopeit is that growth has generated a form of unsettling and new resources that can set these processes in motion But these processes are threatened by the nature of our politics Representation canin some instancesdirect limited benefits to particular groups But it can also create a larger equilibrium in politicswhere so much energy and coalition-building is centred on categorisation and division The anxiety over slivers of representation has made it difficult to produce a larger politics of accountability Our larger failures are connected to the narrow way in which we conceptualised the problem Division creates a politics of fear that our political class uses to disguise its own failures There is also a more insidious failure Identities are important But the collapse of reason and identity has diminished intellectual life Each of us is wary of subtexts about who the speaker israther than concerned with what the speaker is saying All intellectual life is now about protecting identity turfs On any construction of justiceDalits ought to be beneficiaries of affirmative action And we need new modes of addressing discrimination But does this require that we jump headlong into every attempt to expand the ambit of reservationseither by expanding beneficiaries or by applying it to new domains Does it require that we continue to abet the politics of illusion Isnt this paradigm as much a fetter and a diversionas it is an enabler The weight of history and the texture of politics are such that I have no locus standi to ask this question But I am hoping that some of you can find creative ways of getting us out of this Procrustean bedwhere both freedom and justice are now hostage to a politics of identity and suspicion Perhapseven asking this may be seen in bad faitha way of deflecting responsibility to the victim But I hope it will be excused as an expression of hope that a higher form of justice and citizenship than our current paradigm might someday be realised Yours sincerely The writer is presidentCentre for Policy ResearchDelhi [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: February 20 2017 4:19 am Top News THE JALPAIGURI district administration has begun a probe into allegations that teachers at a government school while enrolling a Class VIII student under Kanyashree scheme had asked her pointed questions about her father — who had abandoned her — and humiliated her Officials said in December last year following the Class VIII final exams the girl — a resident of Rajganj block — had gone to her school to enroll herself as a beneficiary under Kanyashree scheme “Some teachers including the headmistress asked for documents pertaining to her father This was inspite of the fact that it is well known he had deserted her They insisted on documents including identity proof of her father and so on… No such documents are required for enrollment” said an official Watch what else is making news: “Following this the girl was teased by some teachers a section of the non-teaching staff and even some students… After this she stopped going to school She is yet to be enrolled as a beneficiary” the official added The incident came to light after the girl and her mother met with the district inspector of schools (secondary) and BDO Prema Sherpa Later the district administration employed the mother in the 100-days work (MNREGA) scheme The BDO went on to inform the district magistrate and the DI of schools about the incident “When the incident came to our notice we immediately initiated an inquiry” said a district official “On Friday a two-member team from the district school education department and BDO office went to the school but could not find the headmistress As the girl did not want to study in the school the block administration and the school education department is planning to admit her in another government school nearby” he added Despite repeated attempts the school authorities could not be contacted for comments For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsNew Delhi:Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni will undertake a state visit to India on 30 October during which the two sides will look at strengthening the bilateral political and economic relations Announcing the visit external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the prime ministerial trip from Italy was happening after more than a decade The last visit of an Italian prime minister to India was in February 2007 "The visit is aimed at strengthening the bilateral political and economic relations between the two countries" he said During his visit the Italian leader will hold talks with the top leadership here including Prime Minister Narendra Modi The India-Italy diplomatic ties were hit badly after two Italian marines Latorre Massimiliano and Salvatore Girone on board a ship named Enrica Lexie were arrested for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in 2012 Italy claimed the ship was in international waters and that only the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) should apply It also moved the international court While Latorre returned to Italy in September 2014 following an order of the Supreme Court issued on health grounds Girone was allowed to go in May 2016 File image of Italy’s prime minister Paolo Gentiloni arriving at European Union leaders summit in Brussels Reuters They are now in Italy pending the verdict by the arbitration court at the Hague The India-Italy diplomatic row also impacted the European Union’s relationship with India Gentiloni will be accompanied by his wife and a 15-member Italian CEOs delegation An interaction between the CEOs of the two countries is also being planned the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Italy is India’s 5th largest trading partner in the EU with a bilateral trade of USD 879 billion in 2016-17 as per official figures India’s exports to Italy are at USD 490 billion while its imports are at USD 389 billion resulting in a trade imbalance of USD 1 billion in favour of India In the first four months of fiscal 2017-18 bilateral trade has reached USD 322 billion The MEA said over 600 Italian companies are active in India covering various sectors such as fashion garments textile and textile machinery automotive automotive components industry infrastructure chemicals energy confectionery insurance etc A number of Indian companies are also present in Italy mainly in IT electronics engineering automotive pharmaceuticals and railway sectors In the EU Italy has the third largest presence of Indian community (estimated at 180000) after the UK and the Netherlands By: Express Web Desk | Published: September 6 2017 9:18 pm India claimed 10 medals at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships (Source: AP) Top News India had a productive Day 3 at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Gold Coast Australia on Wednesday grabbing 10 medals including three golds by Muthupandi Raja in the 62 kg youth boys section with a total lift of 260 kg (110 kg in snatch + 150kg in clean and jerk) Deepak Lather in youth boys’ and junior men’s section in 69 kg body weight categories and Erra Deexitha in 58kg junior women’s section with a total lift of 167kg (73kg +94kg) Other than a gold Raja also added in his kitty a silver in 62 kg junior men category with a total lift of 260 kg In the women’s category Saraswati Rout won herself a bronze in 58 kg category lifting a total of 179kg (82kg + 97kg) Vandana Gupta also won a bronze medal in senior women’s section in the 63kg weight category Meanwhile P Umeshwori came out of the tournament with two silvers in youth girls’ and junior women’s 63 kg cateogry each Deepak Lather turned out to be India’s best man winning the country three medals on the day Other than the gold in 69 kg category he also took home the bronze medal in senior men’s section lifting a total weight of 295kg (138kg + 157kg) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: September 15 2017 6:22 pm The AIFF president then explained why he feels that the tournament will raise the profile of the sport in the country (Source: Express Archive) Top News The All India Football Federation President Praful Patel on Friday claimed infrastructure in the country has been raised to international standards for next month’s U-17 World Cup a step towards making football a pan-India sport He said that the successful hosting of a tournament of such stature and the Indian players rubbing shoulders with the best in the world could attract the youth of the country to take up football in a big way “For a country like India the priority remains to make a mark on the World stage and the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosting rights could not have come at a better time The very fact that our boys will be getting a chance to rub shoulders with the best of the world is amazing” Patel told PTI in an exclusive interview “The overall infrastructure of the country has been improved to be at par with the international standards which will benefit Indian football immensely” Patel added The AIFF president then explained why he feels that the tournament will raise the profile of the sport in the country “Hosting a tournament of such stature will also help galvanise the face of Indian football among the masses and youth of India With the U-17 World Cup taking place the popularity will surely grow and the mission of making football a pan-India sport will be realised” he said when asked if the tournament would bring a football revolution in the country Patel who has been at the helm of affairs for more than eight years said that India is ready for the mega-event starting October 6 “We have had the Local Organising Committee (LOC) in place and the team has been working tirelessly to keep everything in order I am extremely thankful to the Government of India the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports FIFA and all other stakeholders for their support right from the time we bid to host the event” The AIFF chief said that the Indian Under-17 team has also prepared well for the October 6-28 tournament and the boys have promised him to give their best on the field “In our effort to field a competitive team for the FIFA U-17 World Cup the AIFF has provided the best of exposure for the preparation of the team” he said “The boys have been training together for over four years now and have travelled to various international exposure tours all over the World playing friendly matches against national teams clubs and participating in many youth level competitions “They (the boys) are a positive bunch I had a detailed chat with them and their confidence level struck me Under Coach (Luis Norton de) Matos they stay aware of the challenge and they promised me that will fight till the final whistle I wish them all the best It’s time to stand up for Indian football and back the blue” said Patel The former Union Civil Aviation Minister said a successful hosting of the Under-17 World Cup could be a precursor to India getting the hosting rights of the Under-20 World Cup “I think hosting the U-20 FIFA World Cup will be the next logical step for the development of football in India With India hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 this year in October we feel hosting the U-20 World Cup would be the best way to sustain the footballing momentum in India “Even though the event was held earlier this year in Asia in Korea Republic we would be happy to discuss with FIFA about the possibility of hosting the event in India in 2019” he said Talking about the overall football development in the country he said the AIFF has been investing a lot in the grassroots development and the national team has also started doing well as was reflected in the recent rise in FIFA rankings He acknowledged the immense support from FIFA and AFC in this effort “FIFA’s support has been immense But support alone will not deliver unless you are interested in doing the work yourself Unless you invest in the grassroots you won’t get the results” Patel said that AIFF’s work at the grassroot level has been praised by FIFA “Our efforts in the grassroots has been acknowledged by the AFC when we won the AFC President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football during the AFC Annual Awards in 2014 and then went on to win the AFC Developing Member Association of the Year Award at the AFC Annual FC Awards 2016 They were a fillip for us and a motivation to do better “We are in the process of starting the Baby Leagues and the U-13 League The last edition of the U-15 League had over 50 teams and the U-18 League around 40 Teams In addition we have kicked-off the Indian women’s League which was a huge success last season and it will only get better and bigger from here” he said He said the AIFF’s Youth Development Programmes and the Academy Project have been a major success with many players under them carving a niche for themselves in their clubs and even in the national team “All of these has culminated together into the success of the (senior) national team as we won a record eight international matches on the trot which is an all-time Indian record “The giant leap of faith enabled us to rise from 173 in FIFA Rankings to 96 (last month) our second best FIFA ranking ever (India are presently ranked 107th) The sweetest part is that we are on the verge of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 and I congratulate Stephen (Constantine) the boys and the support staff for the tremendous consistency” He also made the point that Indian football has made strides from being a “sleeping giant” as had been coined by former FIFA Chief Sepp Blatter when he visited the country in 2007 “Mr Joseph Blatter had mentioned during his last visit to India that the ‘sleeping giant’ has started to wake-up Taking it further the present FIFA President Mr Gianni Infantino during his last visit had described India as the “passionate giant “Football is developing in India and the passion is growing year after year Results won’t be immediate but it will follow in coming years” he concluded For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: February 24 2010 10:27 am Related News Security forces on Wednesday began searching for bodies of militants believed to have been killed and buried under the debris of the houses that were destroyed in the fierce gunbattle in Sopore The operation to retrieve the bodies of the militantswho were said to have been killed in the day-long gunbattle yesterdayresumed this morningofficial sources said Three armymenincluding a captainwere killed in the gunbattle with the militants hiding in two houses at Chinkipora55 kms from hereyesterday The deceased army personnel were identified as Captain Davinder Singh JassNaik Selva Kumar and paratrooper Imtiyaz Ahmad Thokar of first Para Besidesa civilian identified as Ramiz Ahmad Mallawho was hit by a stray bullet while being evacuated from the sceneis being treated at a hospital in Srinagar The gunbattle had started on Monday night when security forces got information about the presence of Lashker-e-TaibaHizbul Mujahideen and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen terrorists in Chinkipuraa heavily congested area of Sopore town The militants suspected to have been killed included Bhasharat of Hizbul Mujahideen and Noman and Hamza of Harkat-ul-MujahideenSallahuddin of Lashker-e-Taiba and a local militant Tauseef Mir For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: January 30 2014 11:46 am Virender Sehwag in action during his match against Mumbai Customs in a Group-B match of the Rs12 lakhs prize-money 10th All India Dr DY Patil T20 Cup at the DY Patil stadium Nerul on Wednesday evening (IE Photo) Related News Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) opener Virender Sehwag struck a quickfire 48 from just 20 balls during their tied match against Mumbai Customs in a concluding Group-C league match of the Rs 12 lakhs prize-money 10th All India Dr DY Patil T20 Cup organised by the DY Patil Sports Academy under the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and played at the DY Patil Stadium Nerul on Wednesday The dashing Indian star started off in whirlwind fashion scoring 15 runs from the first over he faced from Atish Gawand and later he smashed 18 runs from the third over of the innings bowled by Aditya Dhumal as CAG raced to 48 for no loss in the fourth over Thereafter he slowed down and was clean bowled by Alpesh Ramjani who picked up 3 for 24 After his dismissal CAG lost wickets at regular intervals and were restricted to 184 for the loss of eight wickets Earlier Customs put up a total of 184 for six wickets in 20 overs Sachin Wagh was unbeaten on 67 and Balkrishna Shirke made 27 Jalaz Saxena (3/33) was the best bowler for CAG Both CAG and Customs progressed to the quarter-finals from this group In a Group-A match ONGC recorded a solid nine-wicket win over Andhra Bank Batting first Andhra Bank managed to put up a total of 113 for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs GH Vihari was the onl;y batsman to get a decent score of 34runs while Surabh Kumar grabbed 3 wickets for 22 uns In reply ONGC comfortably scored 116 for 1 wicket in 135 overs Manan Vora struck 61runs and Unmukt Chand made a solid 43 runs for the victors Brief scores: Group A: Andhra Bank: 113 for 8 wickets in 20 overs (GH Vihari 34 Amol Shinde 16 Surabh Kumar 3/22) lost to ONGC 116 for 1 wicket in 135 overs (Manan Vora 61 Unmukt Chand 43; Savesh Kumar 1/26) by 9 wickets Group B: Mumbai Customs: 184 for 6 wickets in 20 overs (Sachin Wagh 67 no, For all the latest Pune News, Prof. outside Delhi,” Finkel said. 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