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?which criminalised sexual activity ? “I knew I was a candidate from Ghaziabad two years back and have been working hard. Upadhyay says he hadn’t emerged beyond “filmi glamour”. whose Mumbai City FC football team in the Indian Super League (ISL) had underperformed last season, why not?" Luiz told reporters "It’s not about the armband it’s about your leadership every day your discipline and the way you try to help the team" "I have already had (worn) the armband here and I always try to be a leader and try to help I have loved this responsibility since I was young I was the youngest captain in Benfica history so I always take responsibility" "When you play for big clubs you always have responsibility This is just a case of us having to carry on" Premier League winners Chelsea will play in the Champions League after last season’s absence from the competition and the 30-year-old said the team should be gunning for every title on offer "We need to do better than last season if we want to win again the Premier League and do well in Europe in the Champions League" he said "When you play for big teams you need to have ambition Chelsea is a big team you want to fight for every title; it doesn’t matter the competition" "After that it depends on many things but we’re going to fight for the Premier League title the cups and for the Champions League" Chelsea will compete for their first trophy of the next campaign when they face FA Cup winners Arsenal in the Community Shield on 6 August London United Kingdom:Manchester City have signed 19-year-old Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras on a five-year contract the Premier League club announced on Wednesday Jesus who is reported to have cost City an initial fee of 27 million ($36 million 322 million euros) will remain on loan at Palmeiras until December before moving to Manchester in January He is currently on duty with hosts Brazil at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Gabriel Jesus has been loaned back to his parent club till January AFP "Manchester City is one of the best clubs in the world so I’m really pleased to sign" Jesus said in comments published on the City website "We have many great talents in the team and a fantastic manager in Pep Guardiola that I can learn so much from "I’m looking forward to showing the City fans what I can do and I think we’ll have a great future together" News of Jesus’s arrival comes a day after City announced the signing of Germany international Leroy Sane from Schalke 04 for a reported fee of 37 million In total he is new City manager Pep Guardiola’s sixth signing following Ilkay Gundogan Nolito Oleksandr Zinchenko and Aaron Mooy City’s director of football Txiki Begiristain said: "We are delighted that Gabriel has chosen to join us "He is one of the most exciting young prospects in world football and plays the game in a spectacular way We look forward to him making a big impact atManchester City in January" A pacy skilful player who can play right across the front line Jesus was named Best Newcomer in the Brazilian top flight in 2015 He joined Palmeiras from amateur side Associacao Atletica Anhanguera in 2013 and scored a staggering 54 goals in 48 matches at youth level He duly made his first-team debut in a Sao Paulo state championship match against CA Bragantino in March last year and went on to score 26 goals in 67 games Jesus has represented Brazil at under-20 and under-23 level and will appear alongside Barcelona superstar Neymar to whom he has been likened at the Olympics "Congress peddling ‘BJP lite’ is like Coke Zero it will get us zero” said Shashi Tharoor in an interview with The Times of India Tharoor cautioned against the growing temptation among political parties to pursue the soft Hindutva line to counter the BJP and urged the Congress to adopt an uncompromising position on secularism Shashi Tharoor AFP Fine Opposition parties taking to the saffron line would mean the defeat of secularism It would also mean closing the doors on the pluralistic ethos of the country It would perhaps be the beginning of the greatest genetic mutation of a country known for its adaptive assimilative and tolerant traits The mutation would make India resemble any Islamic country; the example closest to home would be Pakistan It is understood that a Hinduised India would be disastrous trapped perennially in conflict with a modernising society and a past that has been liberal and largely syncretic in character But why did secularism land in such a desperate state in the first place Unfortunately secularists who have been quick to raise the din over the BJP pandering to the religious sentiment of the majority are yet to put the question to themselves Minority-appeasing majority-othering diabolical and malicious: That’s how the BJP has successfully managed to paint secularists While the party has been at it for a long time there has been no effective counter to it from the latter The others including the Congress have been largely defensive in their response as if a covering up guilt How come Intelligent people like Tharoor should be able to find an answer to that The Congress’s revival depends largely on how well it articulates the concept of secularism in a country that is temperamentally secular Indeed it is ironic given the party’s history and the towering stature of its leaders But now something seriously wrong It can no more go to the people and ask for votes simply by claiming it is secular It has to find a new approach and break the big concept down in order to allow the masses to consume it easily Since it has assumed a sentimental overtone it has to go in for nuanced treatment The BJP has rather smartly pegged its attack on secularism to nationalism national security and thus captured the public imagination The former after all is a lesser concern when the larger issue of the nation is involved Even when it talks of Hindutva it comes with that nationalist overtone The Congress has to reformulate its approach to secularism keeping this framework in mind Is it easy Certainly not Tharoor advocates aggressive secularism It is good to the ears but how does one go about it If the party persists with the present approach it would mean fiercelydefending the minorities particularly Muslims The Congress’s approach to the Muslims so far has been full of ambiguity and hypocrisy Electoral politics is now past the phase where it can find a vote bank in stoking the sense of insecurity in the community The more leaders like Digvijaya Singh defend even those involved in crimes against the nation the more they are likely to alienate the majority and even a section of the Muslims There is another critical question Take the minorities out of the whole equation; how do you explain your secularism to the Hindus If there’s an explanation we haven’t heard it so far The Congress’s secularism has too often been indifferent to or dismissive of the Hindus The consequences are visible now If the party is serious it has to first explain secularism to itself and develop a sense of clarity on the subject Only after that it can try to reach out to the masses It will need people like Tharoor to think harder on the subject Of course soft Hindutva will as he says “will get the party zero” It will make Congress the BJP’s ideological B team Even as the Sikkim border dispute between India and China shows no sign of abating the Indian Army seems to have settled in for the long haul The army has pitched in tents indicating that they are unlikely to retreat unless there was reciprocity from China’s People’s Liberation Army personnel in ending the face-off at an altitude of around 10000 feet in the Sikkim section Representational image Reuters A steady line of supplies is being maintained for the soldiers at the site official sources said signalling that Indian Army is not going to wilt under any pressure from China According to a report in The Times of India India has moved 2500 soldiers from their peace-time deployments in Sikkim to further reinforce its proactive stance Meanwhile events are unfurling at breakneck speed on both sides of the border Here are the most recent developments: Officials on both sides soothe fears On Monday Li Rongrong Second Secretary in the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in Indiaallayed fears of India-China economic ties being affected "Both India and China enjoy long cooperation as our lands are connected" Li saidat a promotion conference of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo to be held in the city of Dongguan in the Chinese province of Guangdong from 21 to 24 September Mohammad Sadiq Secretary-General of the India-China Economic and Cultural Council said that the current border standoff was an issue that would pass off quickly He assured that despite an advisory issued by the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi all Chinese businesspersons in India were as safe as before Rahul Gandhi met Chinese ambassador Congress admits On Monday afterreports emerged about Congress denying that its vice-president Rahul Gandhi met with Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui on 8 July in New Delhi the Grand Old Party did a completeU-turn Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewalaadmitted thatGandhi had met the ambassadors of the neighbouring countries even as the party downplayed the meeting and did not specify its venue or time Surjewala termed it a "courtesy call" and said envoys of G5 as well as neighbouring countries keep meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the vice-president from time to time News18 earlier reported that the Chinese Embassy’s website that had said that the two "exchanged views" on the "current bilateral relations" between the two nations The Embassy website later deleted the post Surjewala had denied such media reports on Rahul’s meeting with Zhaohui as "fake news" He had also alleged that the report was planted by the external affairs ministry and Intelligence Bureau sources New Delhi allows Tibetan government access to Pangong Lake China reacts sharply On Monday The Economic Times reported that theNarendra Modi government on Wednesday allowed the Tibetan government in exile — on the eve of the Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday — to perform rituals on the shores of Ladakh’s famed Pangong Lake along the disputed boundary with China and pray for the long life of their leader China responded by publishing an editorial in the state-run Global Times warned India to refrain from playing the "Dalai Lama card": "When the Indian government attaches great importance to its relationship with China it keeps a tight grip on anti-China political activities on its soil However when it is dissatisfied or has conflicts with Beijing the Tibet card is played up But India may overestimate the influence of Tibetan exiles With the rise of China and as Tibet becomes better off Tibetan independence runs counter to the will of Tibetans The space for Tibetan separatists has been largely squeezed as more Western countries have snubbed the Dalai Lama The Tibet card is gradually losing its value If New Delhi is pulling the strings of the Tibetan exiles’ political act of flag-hoisting it will only have burned itself" Chinese media says ‘third country’s army’ could enter Kashmir An analyst at a Chinese think tank stated a "third country’s" army could enter Kashmir at Pakistan’s request using the "same logic" the Indian Army used to stop the Chinese military from constructing a road in the Doka La area in the Sikkim sector on behalf of Bhutan Long Xingchun director at the Centre for Indian Studies at China West Normal University wrote in the Global Times: "Even if India were requested to defend Bhutan’s territory this could only be limited to its established territory not the disputed area Otherwise under India’s logic if the Pakistani government requests a third country’s army can enter the area disputed by India and Pakistan including India-controlled Kashmir" While the Chinese state media have carried a barrage of critical articles on the Doka La standoff criticising India this was the first time Pakistan and Kashmir have been brought into the narrative "Indian troops invaded China’s Doklam area in the name of helping Bhutan but in fact the invasion was intended to help India by making use of Bhutan" the article said referring to the 30 June statement issued by India’s external affairs ministry China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Doka La area near the Bhutan tri-junction for the past three weeks after a Chinese Army’s construction party attempted to build a road? Moises Henriques,electronic voting machines and printing and stationary material for the polling parties. Reuters According to insiders aware of ongoing developments in the Pakistan Cricket Board,so while playing pranks I gang up and become the fourth guy.

com.I want to ask PM if this is simplicity and austerity, Modi saidadding the amount was nearly equivalent to the budget of four major cities of Saurashtra RajkotBhavnagarJunagadh and Jamnagar The CM himself had come under fire from the state Congress for allegedly wasting public money in functions and programmes Speaking at Visavadar in Junagadh districtModi said his information on Gandhis foreign trips were based on RTI replies sought by an activistwhich was later published in a newspaper No word on Keshubhai Modi refrained from attacking his predecessor and now his bete noireGPP president Keshubhai Patelwho is seeking election from Visavadar Insteadthe CM announced the merger of Viasavadar talukas three villages of SaparSudavad and Luniya with Bagasara taluka in Amreli district The turnout at Modis Visavadar meet was much bigger than at Patels rally here on Friday Patel had contested his last two Assembly electionsin 1995 and 1998from Visavadar and won with huge margins before going on to become the CM He had to step down in 2001 to pave way for Modi Lateraddressing a meet in Junagadh city on Monday nightModi seemed to be softening his stand against Gandhi after a day of aggressive attacks He said his allegations against the Congress chief over her expensive foreign trips were not personal but related to public life He said he had to raise the issue as public coffers had been emptied Modi said he would apologise if his claims were proved to be wrong For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBritain takes step towards Brexit with repeal bill | Reuters World Reuters Jul 13 2017 21:59:14 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Published Date: Jul 13 2017 21:59 PM | Updated Date: Jul 13 2017 21:59 PM Tags : #Reuters Also See Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Updated: February 22 2016 10:46 am Salman Khan feels it’s the younger generation who should be honoured and is not desirous of getting nominated at all The actor went on to tell us that awards hold no importance in his life (Source: Varinder Chawla) Related News Salman Khan feels it’s the younger generation who should be honoured and is not desirous of getting nominated at all The actor went on to tell us that awards hold no importance in his life Speaking at Zee Cine Awards Salman told Indian Expresscom “I feel happy when others get an award Otherwise awards don’t hold much importance in my life But I like these award functions where the entire industry comes together We get to meet so many friends who are otherwise busy in their lives” (Read:Food shopping on Salman Khan’s mind before gig in Surat) Expressing his desire to not be nominated in awards shows Salman said “I don’t want to be nominated I have been here for 25 years and I think it is time to give the younger generation a chance I can come attend and perform but I think the younger generation should get the awards We have to encourage them” (PHOTOS:Salman Khan enthralls fans at Da-Bang show in Surat) Regarding his upcoming film Sultan Salman said “It is a tough film but it is progressing well” Salman Khan’ s Sultan will release on Eid this year For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Published: July 31 2016 10:49 pm International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach holds press conference (Source: Reuters) Top News Partial sanctions against Russian athletes over the country’s state-run doping system are preliminary International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Sunday defending the organisation’s position amid vocal criticism The IOC opted not to ban all Russian athletes from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after revelations of a wide state-backed doping programme across many sports Instead it chose a set of criteria for athletes to meet including a clean doping past and sufficient testing at international events that so far has allowed more than 250 out of the original 387 Russian athletes to be cleared for Rio Many anti-doping agencies athletes and even senior IOC member Dick Pound sharply criticised the decision saying the IOC lacked the leadership and courage to ban Russia hosts of the 2014 Sochi winter Games outright Some have even called for Bach’s resignation “The negative opinions are the ones most likely to be quoted” Bach told reporters “In these difficult decisions we will never have 100 percent majority” “In such a debate which touches on fundamental principles… if you had 100 percent it would not be a good debate” Bach said the decision taken this month to allow some Russians to compete was a difficult one but had to be made under severe time constraints due to the start of the Games on Aug 5 More measures will follow after the Olympics once the report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency is completed by law professor Richard McLaren “Now we expect finalising the report and then we will take all the necessary measures” Bach a lawyer by profession said Bach defended the IOC’s decision saying despite the criticism his organisation was not emerging from this scandal with a black eye “No” he snapped when asked whether the doping affair had damaged the IOC’s reputation “And this is for very obvious reasons” He said the IOC was neither responsible for the timing of the McLaren report nor was it for WADA’s failure to act on the information regarding Russian doping it had received years ago Bach also defended the IOC’s ban of whistleblower Yulia Stepanova from the Games The middle-distance runner got the ball rolling with revelations on German state television ARD and has since fled Russian for North America for fear of her life Stepanova who had herself been banned in the past for doping was refused a spot despite being proposed to compete as a neutral athlete by the ruling body of international athletics the IAAF along with any Russian athlete with past doping sanctions “With the case of Stepanova we had to take a very difficult decision like with the participation of any Russian athlete” Bach said “We have to take all into consideration and also respect the Olympic Charter It was not easy” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsPhiladelphia: The United States battled into the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals in Philadelphia onSaturday after a Clint Dempsey goal clinched a 1-0 win over Paraguay Dempsey shot the hosts into the lead on 27 minutes at Lincoln Financial Field to guarantee them a place in the last eight from Group A along with Colombia who play Costa Rica later Saturday Derlis Alberto Gonzalez and Fabian Johnson during the Copa America AFP But Jurgen Klinsmann’s side were made to sweat through a nerve-jangling second half after DeAndre Yedlin’s rash dismissal left the hosts playing with 10 men for more than 40 minutes Paraguay spent long periods in the US half but a backs-to-the-wall defensive display from the Americans saw them hang on for a gritty win The victory left the United States on top of Group A level with Colombia on six points and the same goal difference but leading on goals scored Klinsmann hailed his side’s discipline after they regrouped to thwart Paraguay after Yedlin’s dismissal "It was a fantastic performance" the German said "The way they grinded it out the way they kept their shape and their discipline and the way they worked for each other was outstanding They all deserve a huge huge compliment" Klinsmann meanwhile refused to criticize Yedlin for the loss of control that led to his two yellow cards and an early shower "He just lost his head for a second" Klinsmann said of the 22-year-old "He’ll learn from that mistake Next time just cool down for a couple of minutes and slowly find your way back into the game" The defeat sealed Paraguay’s worst Copa America display since 2001 the last time they failed to progress beyond the group stage Klinsmann fielded the same starting line-up for the third match running setting up his side in a conventional 4-4-2 with Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones in the center of midfield protecting the back four Brooke Shields A confident US opening period saw the hosts probe forward aggressively although their first shot came from a setpiece Fabian Johnson curling a free-kick over the wall in the sixth minute American adventure almost proved costly in the 11th minute however as Paraguay launched a swift counter-attack to set up a three-on-one scoring opportunity Only a superb covering tackle from John Brooks — later named man of the match — intercepting Miguel Almiron as he bore down on goal prevented what looked like being a certain Paraguay goal The opening exchanges also had a noticeable edge with Celso Ortiz earning an early booking for a crude foul on Gyasi Zardes only moments after he had flattened Johnson with a rough tackle Paraguay were the next to threaten however when Dario Lezcano’s header was saved well by Brad Guzan at the American keeper’s near post The breakthrough came on 27 minute when Zardes went clear down the left flank and crossed for Dempsey who drove in his 51st international goal The US looked to be firmly in control of the contest leading to half-time comfortably neutralizing the threat of Paraguay’s attack Yet the complexion of the game was changed after a moment of madness from Yedlin early in the second half the US defender picking up two yellow cards within seconds of each other to receive a red card It left the US needing to mount a massive rearguard action as Paraguay swarmed forward searching for a win that would see them advance However US keeper Guzan proved up to the challenge producing an incredible double save from Jorge Benitez on 82 minutes to preserve the US lead Washington:China continues to use forcedlabour to produce goods intended for export to the US aviolation of the American law and bilateral trade agreements? the Virgin Mary. in his career, 2017,The Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 Union finance minister Arun Jaitley will once again move to pass theBanking Regulation Act 1949 Saugata Roy of the All India Trinamool Congress will move a statutory resolution to disapprove the ordinance that the bill seeks to replace H1-B visa issue delay in residential projects and women security are some of the issues that will be raised in the Question Hour Meanwhile the issue of suspension of six Congress MPs is likely to be raised in the Lok Sabha Opposition parties in the Lok Sabhaurged "kind-hearted" Mahajan to revoke the suspension of six MPs Mahajan however said she didn’t want to comment on the issue immediately The six Congress MPs —Gaurav Gogoi K Suresh Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Ranjeet Ranjan Sushmita Dev and MK Raghavan — were suspended on Monday for causing "grave disorder" by storming the Well tearing papers and throwing them towards the Chair during their protest over growing incidents of lynching by cow vigilantes Meanwhile the Rajya Sabha debated the agrarian crisis on Tuesday with the Opposition blaming the Centre’s "faulty import policy" on food grains Congress leader Digvijay Singh alleged that there was corruption in Food Corporation of India (FCI) and National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) He alleged that after demonetisation restrictions on cattle sale hit farmers He also said that he has very little hope from the agriculture minister because the seat of power in the BJP-led Central government rests in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Bhopal: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) on Friday said exclusion of `creamy layer’ from the reservations for the STs is not called for "There is no requirement (of creamy layer provision in the reservations for the scheduled tribes) and no such subject is being discussed by the commission A lot is yet to be done for the welfare of STs" NCST chairman Nand Kumar Sai said at a press conference in Bhopal He was replying to a question about whether the creamy layer provision should be introduced in the ST reservations The NCST will be writing to the states to speed up the working of state-level screening committees which take final decision on the validity of caste certificates he said "We have told officials of the Madhya Pradesh government to speed up the working of state-level screening committee We are going to write to all the states to dispose of pending cases of doubtful caste certificates" he said File image of Nand Kumar Sai Image credit: wwwelectionsin NCST deputy chairperson Anusuiya Uikey said the commission is going to file a petition in the apex court seeking early disposal of cases related to fake caste certificates which land in high courts "(Often) Accused persons seek stay orders from the high court in cases of fake caste certificates We will file a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a directive for high courts that such cases be disposed of at the earliest" Uikey said To a question Uikey alleged that there is "rampant corruption" in the implementation of welfare schemes in Madhya Pradesh’s tribal areas "A huge amount of money has been spent for the welfare and development of tribal areas But there are no water school health facilities for them There are no teachers in tribal schools Where is this money going" she asked "There is rampant corruption in the implementation of schemes for the tribal community (Guilty) Officials at the lower level should be removed" she said Earlier in the day the NCST heard complaints of members of tribal communities from across the state Sai said the NCST has received several complaints from the state about lands owned by members of tribal communities being sold illegally There are also complaints that general category candidates were appointed to posts reserved for the STs he said "We have forwarded all these complaints to the state government and directed officials to sort out these issues at the earliest" he added To a question the NCST chairman said that "tribals are Hindus" "There is no controversy The tribals are Hindus They worship nature as depicted in the Rigveda So tribals are true Hindus" he said Daman: At least three persons were feared to have drowned in the Arabian Sea on Sunday after getting swept by high tide while taking a selfie sitting atop a rock near Nagao beach in Diu police said Representational image AP Another person who was also swept away managed to swim back to the beach an official of Diu police station said Five persons all from Rajasthan who worked at Kevadi on a construction project in the district were visiting Diu on a holiday he said While one of them was taking their video on his cell phone four others sitting on a rock near the beach were busy taking a selfie when a high tide measuring around 25 feet swept them away said Diu police station official Dhanji Jadhav One person managed to swim back but three others were missing and feared drowned Our efforts are on to search for them Jadhav said adding a missing case was registered Prithvi Rajput (25) Chandu Singh (30) and Jeet Rajput (40) are feared to have drowned he added Written by Sandeep A Ashar | Mumbai | Published: January 20 2016 1:19 am Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis Related News Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s plan to push labour reforms on the lines of other BJP-ruled states were stonewalled on Tuesday with ally Shiv Sena raising objections over what it perceives as being against the interests of contract labourers At the weekly cabinet meeting the chief minister presented a proposal to exempt retail shops and traders from provisions of the Maharashtra Mathadi Hammal and Other Manual Workers (Regulation of Employment and Welfare) Act 1969 a legislation that is nearly four-decades old The law deals with wage and service conditions for head loaders and other contracted employees who stack carry and offload material The proposal tabled as part of the government’s new retail trade policy advocated exempting about 27 lakh retail traders in the state from the provisions of the law The proposal argued that those on the payrolls of such establishments would remain protected as permanent labourers Another proposal was to exempt firms employing fewer than 50 employees from provisions of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970 Currently this law is applicable for all those employing more than 20 employees The Shiv Sena ministers arguing that a majority of retail establishments employed contractual labour objected strongly to both moves Fadnavis failed to resolve the deadlock and was eventually forced to defer a decision on the proposal Last year the BJP managed to push through some amendments to the Factories Act including redefining which businesses should be bound by it effectively excluding 14300 small units from its purview The government has also opened the doors for women labourers to work on night shifts But on Tuesday the Shiv Sena’s Ramdas Kadam argued in the cabinet meeting that the state government actually had no powers to amend labour laws While mantaining that the proposal worked against the interest of contract labourers Kadam reportedly also questioned the legality of the state’s plans to amend various labour laws Maharashtra’s Transport Minister and Kadam’s party colleague Diwakar Raote echoed Kadam’s views forcing BJP ministers to cede ground Ironically the labour department led by the BJP’s Prakash Mehta has also opined against the move to amend the Mathadi Hamaal Act In an official communication the department has said that the move could deprive lakhs of contract workers the right to provident fund gratuity and bonus benefits they are currently entitled to Incidentally Mehta himself remained absent at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting Since amendments to labour laws require the consent of the entire council of ministers Fadnavis had also invited ministers-of-state to remain present for the meeting Sources said throughout the discussion Kadam remained defiant even as Fadnavis offered to appoint him on a previously appointed panel to review about 20 laws and rules pertaining to labour and industry Kadam even questioned the legal validity of the panel that is headed by Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar of the BJP For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Vikram Minhas | Chandigarh | Published: February 12 2016 10:06 am Neeru Bajwa who will be seen in Channo said that she was initially apprehensive about taking up the project but the praises that came her way after the film’s promo was released shot up her confidence Related News Pollywood superstar Neeru Bajwa on Thursday (February 11) talked about her movie ‘Channo—Kamli Yaar Di’ which is set to hit screens on February 19 In the movie Neeru Bajwa plays a pregnant woman who goes to Canada in search of her missing husband (Binnu Dhillon) Bajwa said that she was initially apprehensive about taking up the project but the praises that came her way after the film’s promo was released shot up her confidence “Channo is highly entertaining and comes with a message” said the Canada-based actor who has produced the movie along with her husband “My husband is camera-shy But I told him that we were going to India and you wouldn’t be able to hide” mentioned the actor Neeru Bajwa who became a mother two months ago believes in not taking breaks “I am not the only woman who is working and has had a baby These days woman take care of their homes and careers at the same time” When asked how she has been carving a place for herself in the male-dominated industry for the last 15 years she was quick to add “I have always done things differently” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express AppBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: December 10 2015 4:16 am MNS president Raj Thackeray Related News MNS president Raj Thackeray slammed the Narendra Modi government’s ‘smart city’ project Wednesday saying it would stop municipal corporations from carrying out their work “The ‘smart city’ project is nothing but a farce that is being used as a political tool to deceive people What is the need for the Centre to intervene and create disturbance when developing cities is the prerogative of the respective municipal corporations” MNS president Raj Thackeray said while addressing a press conference in Mumbai Ten cities from Maharashtra have been selected to be developed as smart cities They include Mumbai Thane Kalyan-Dombivali Pune & Pimpri-Chinchwad Nashik Amravati Solapur Nashik Nagpur and Aurangabad The Prime Minister had announced his vision to set up 100 smart cities across the country soon after his government was sworn in last year The project envisages adoption of smart solutions for efficient use of available assets resources and infrastructure Thackeray said the PM wanted “undue credit for everything” adding that Modi spoke a different language when he was Gujarat chief minister “The Centre will give Rs 100 crore for the project and a similar amount has to be shared between the states and their municipal corporations What is it that they want to do with Rs 200 crore Mumbai’s civic body has a budget of over Rs 30000 crore How will Rs 200 crore matter” he asked He said cities like Mumbai Pune and Thane were getting investments because of the culture of Maharashtra and that it had no relation whatsoever with the ‘smart city’ project “I will convey my apprehensions to the Centre and will talk to them on how they can help us” said the MNS chief Thackeray said the BJP during the campaigning of the Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation polls announced a “fake” package of Rs 6500 crore to gain political mileage “The government after declaring drought in the state did not have money to pay farmers and had to increase taxes on fuel to provide them financial aid How will they provide Rs 6500 crore for KDMC alone Their talks were all false” he said Once an admirer of Narendra Modi Raj Thackeray has increasingly been taking potshots at the PM of late He was one of the few political leaders who had visited Gujarat when Modi was the CM He had also shared the dais with him and gone to Gujarat in support of Modi’s Sadbhavana fast During the Lok Sabha elections too Thackeray had said his party MPs if elected would support Modi However after his party’s abject performance in the state elections Thackeray changed tack and became critical of Modi mumbainewsline@expressindiacom For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: January 1 2016 3:37 pm Kajol said: “I hope I will be seen on screen more… I’d like to work more now I took a break right after ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010) because my son was born and then he was still very young Now my son is five years old” Related News She reduced her film appearances out of choice when motherhood happened as she never believed in “dumping off my children and going off to work” But after spreading her magic on the screen again with “Dilwale” actress Kajol is enthused to take on more work in the film world now that her daughter and son are old enough “I hope I will be seen on screen more… I’d like to work more now I took a break right after ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010) because my son was born and then he was still very young Now my son is five years old” Kajol told IANS here “I will be starting a film in the mid-2016 but no I am not planning to do three films a year like Shah Rukh Khan in any way I can’t work as hard as him” added the actress whose effervescence is intact at 41 Kajol and Ajay who got married in 1999 are parents to two children – daughter Nysa and son Yug After the birth of her daughter in 2003 she did few films like “Fanaa” “U Me Aur Hum” “My Name Is Khan” “We Are Family” and “Toonpur Ka Superhero” And again after Yug’s birth Kajol decided she would devote her time to motherhood In fact in a previous interview to IANS she had confessed that the only reason she gave up films was her children “I have not given birth to them to just dump them and go off to work I am not that kind of a person” Kajol said back then But when “Dilwale” came her way Kajol a Padma Shri award winner said it was her daughter Nysa who urged her to step out of the house and return to face the arclights “I honestly think it’s very educative for children to have working parents and to have a working mother mostly because that’s where the influence comes on the girl child” “When I was a child I did resent sometimes that my mother went to work and I used to tell her ‘Mom why can’t you be like other mothers who are at home and cooking’ She used to be like ‘No I have to work I need to work’” “At that point in time maybe I felt a resentment towards her work but when I started working I realised that the work ethic I have the way I work the amount of hard work that I did was only because I had seen my mother do that all my life” “So hence and therefore I feel that my daughter hopefully will understand that when she sees her mother go for work… when she grows up she will realise that it’s important for her to work as well for her own independence and development” said the daughter of veteran actress Tanuja Generally too Kajol believes that “it’s important for women to work” “In whatever area they choose women should work And it doesn’t necessarily have to be about going out of the house and working But the work ethic has to be understood that it’s not only a man’s job to be the breadwinner for the family That’s where our women’s equality has to start” For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Aneesha Mathur | New Delhi | Published: August 7 2013 12:10 am Related News The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi Police to verify the age of a girlwho her parents alleged had been kidnapped in April The order was passed after the accused filed a habeas corpus writsaying that the girl is 20 years old and his wife Her parentshoweverclaim that she is only 13 The girl had eloped from her home in Aprilfollowing which her parents had lodged a complaint In Julyit was found that she had been sent to a shelter home in Lajpat Nagar by the Child Welfare Committee after she refused to return to her parents Mohd Nazir Khan approached the Delhi High Court in a writ of habeas corpus claiming that he had married the girl as per Muslim rites He claimed that the girl was born in 1992and was over 20 years old He claimed that the girls family had filed a case against him because they were opposed to their marriage The girls father told the court said she was born in 2000and would present her birth certificatepassport and Aadhar Card to prove the same Nazir submitted her school certificate as proof of age A status report filed by the Delhi Policestated that the Registrar of Births and Deaths at the MCD showed that the girl was born in September 1992 The girl alleged that her parents had forged the birth certificate of her sisterwho was born in 2000 but was now deadto make false documents as both sisters had similar names In court toothe girl said she was a major and had married Nazir willingly For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Sonawala | Mumbai | Published: November 23 2013 1:25 am Related News Parents of students at Gokuldham High School and Junior CollegeGoregaonhave alleged that the school management has hiked fees by taking their written consent fraudulently They have now decided to file a cheating case against the management According to the parentsthe school had called for a meeting to discuss the hike and other issues Each parent was made to sign an attendance sheet Laterthe parents found out that the signatures were used as consent from them to hike the fees Deepak Chowdharya parentsaid? 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