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Article 370 would be considered “inviolate”. but us political pundits prefer to ignore them. “We used to be sent off in the morning to try and make some money,besides a maximum penalty of Rs 10 lakhs.who along with his team arrested them, he’s still a great player and a big friend, AFP With Cristiano Ronaldo again subdued, Back then, We can get hot weather but our humidity is very low. We are half way through what has already been a riveting series — and there is still much to look forward to. In discussing the relevant issues in depth we have agreed that it is in the best interests of the game to put these differences aside and clear the way for the focus to be on the cricket and the remaining matches of the series" Johri added "India has always cherished a contest with Australia and over the years the performances of both the teams and the players are testimony to the level of competitiveness that exists between these two teams While having responded officially to one such incident which happened in the last Test together we believe that the focus of the teams and the joy they provide to the fans should not be diluted and it is imperative to ensure that the rest of the series which promises a great cricketing contest not be compromised" Written by Pragya Kaushika | Delhi | Published: January 13 2016 2:41 am Related News The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take some specific steps to control pollution and asked it to start working on some of the measures immediately Some of the steps that require immediate attention include launching an extensive awareness drive against polluting vehicles strict action against visibly polluting vehicles installing weigh-in motion bridges at Delhi’s borders to prevent overloading steps to prevent parking in non-designated areas early alarm system for commuters on traffic congestion or major route diversions staggered timings to minimise peak movement of vehicles retrofitting of diesel vehicles with particulate filters and decongesting pathways In a communication sent to the DPCC the CPCB said “Under Section 17 (1) (a) of the air (prevention and control of pollution) act 1981 one of the functions of the state pollution control board and pollution control committees is to plan comprehensive programmes for prevention control… of air pollution and to secure their execution” The board observed that the levels of particulate matter (PM 10 and PM 25) in the National Capital Region (NCR) exceed the National Ambient Air Quality Standards “The primary source of air pollution in NCR states are vehicular emissions burning of biomass crop residue municipal solid waste and garbage road dust construction and demolitions and industrial emissions… There have been regular meetings between the Union ministry of environment with the governments of Delhi Haryana Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to evolve and implement short and long-term action plans State governments have agreed to implement the plans Clean air is a matter of right” stated the communication To implement some of the other measures the Board has also given the pollution control committee between 30 and 90 days For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: January 13 2017 11:13 pm The former Indian opening batsman said that he had completed nine years as the vice-president of DDCA and as per rules had to leave the post (File) Top News Former India opener Chetan Chauhan has relinquished his post as the vice-president of the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) in the wake of the Supreme Court verdict on January 2 and 3 “I clarify my position that I have demitted my office of vice-president of the DDCA in the wake of the Supreme Court verdict on January 2 and 3 I had completed my nine years as office-bearer and as per norms I had to relinquish office Post January 2 I had refused signing any document official or financial as it would have been contempt of court” Chauhan told PTI on Friday “In fact I was not very frequent at the Kotla for last one and half months bit post SC order I have completely withdrawn myself from any business related to the DDCA If the new set of eligible office-bearers need any clarification I am always happy to help out But that is “if” they need me” said Sunil Gavaskar’s longest serving opening partner Chauhan expects that DDCA’s High Court appointed observer Justice Mukul Mudgal will soon conduct elections and also put out a list of eligible office-bearers “DDCA needs to have elections soon Justice Mudgal I hope would release the list of who all are eligible as per Supreme Court ruling I believe a few more senior office bearers will also cease to operate The audited accounts need to be submitted as a meagre amount I believe is left in DDCA coffers The thing that makes me happy is that Delhi’s U-19 team has made it to the final of the Cooch Behar Trophy” he concluded For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsNew Delhi: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has deputed its Oceania zone vice-president Edgar Tanner as observer for the much-awaited Boxing Federation of India (BFI) elections set to be held on Sunday in Mumbai Tanner an Australian will be arriving in Mumbai on Saturday "AIBA knows how vital these elections are for India and therefore it has decided to depute no less than a vice-president to oversee the elections Mr Edgar Tanner will be arriving on Saturday" a top official told PTI Representational image Getty Indian boxing is aiming an administrative revival with the elections which would put together BFI a second governing body to take shape in the last four years At the end of deadline for withdrawal of nominations the race for the President’s post has narrowed to just two –Uttarakhand’s Ajay Singh and Delhi’s Rohit Jain — after Himachal Pradesh’s Rajesh Bhandari and Haryana’s Rakesh Thakran withdrew their names Thakran however remained in fray for the secretary general’s position along with Goa’s Lenny D’Gama and Maharashtra’s Jay Kowli Jammu and Kashmir’s Nirmolak Singh withdrew from the race Assam’s Hemanta Kumar Kalita bagged the treasurer’s position after Meghalaya’s John Karhshing pulled out West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee’s brother Swapan Banerjee has been elected as zonal secretary from the East Zone Earlier five vice-presidents and two zonal secretaries had also been elected unopposed The sport was originally run by the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) which was terminated for manipulation in elections conducted in 2012 The next body to take charge was Boxing India in 2014 but it could not stay in office for even a year and was dissolved following a revolt by the state units The bickering officialdom has hurt the sport grievously with boxers denied crucial foreign exposure in the last four years Only three men qualified for the Olympics in Rio failing to win any medal while none of the women boxers could even make the cut for the showpiece Houston: The gunman who killed 26 people at a church in the US state of Texas had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law according to authorities which said the shooting was not racially or religiously motivated The gunman identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley wearing black tactical-style gear walked into the church and started firing from an assault rifle just after the Sunday morning service began at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs Texas law enforcement officials said that the shooting was not racially or religiously motivated rather it was connected to a "domestic situation going on within (his extended) family which wouldn’t be a first for him We know that he expressed anger towards his mother-in-law who attends this church" Freeman Martin of the Texas Department of Public Safety said adding that the court-martialled former US Air Force airman had a history of sending her threatening texts Locals hold a candlelight vigil for the victims of a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs AP But his mother-in-law was not inside the church when Kelley sprayed bullets on worshippers However the gunman’s grandmother-in-law was present at the church when Kelley stormed in from the back door firing all the way to the front and firing on his way back out of the church authorities said He reloaded several times He killed his grandmother-in-law during the attack friends of the woman told the media Authorities however also believe that the shooting was not a case in which suspect went to the church looking for his relatives but ended up killing many others "He was there to kill everybody He is a mass killer of children and people … he is a horrible monster" a source familiar with the matter told ABC News The ages of the deceased range from 17 months to 77 years authorities said Eight members of a family including a pregnant woman and a 17-month-old girl were among 26 people killed in the massacre The Holcombes lost family members across three generations Among the dead were 12 to 14 children The church’s pastor Frank Pomeroy’s 14-year-old daughter Annabelle was also among the dead Texas Governor Greg Abbott called the slaughter “the largest mass shooting” in the state’s history and ordered flags across the state to fly at half-staff Evidence shows that the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and multiple weapons were found in the vehicle authorities said Kelley was previously a member of the US Air Force and served at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico from 2010 until his discharge He was court-martialled in 2012 for assault on his spouse and their child according to Stefanek He served a year in confinement and received a bad conduct discharge His rank was also reduced He also ran into trouble with the law as a civilian according to court records which indicate he was cited for misdemeanour cruelty to animals in August 2014 Recently he was fired from a brief stint as a water park security guard this summer his former employer said His most recent job was as a night security guard at an RV park in New Braunfels The manager said that he started working there six weeks ago and he left early on Saturday saying that he had a headache He never went to work on Sunday the day of the shooting Kelley also used his cell phone to tell his father that he had been shot and did not think he would survive authorities said Written by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Updated: February 18 2016 11:05 am Related News The firstLudhiana Municipal Corporation meeting of the year was adjourned without a single agenda being passed Wednesday There was a collective protest by Congress the Bains group and even BJP councillors against Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria (for his decision to deny entry to media personnel to cover house proceedings) and proposal to combine water/sewage and power bills Two issues dominated the meeting leading to the protest First the councillors opposed the new policy okayed by the Punjab cabinet to combine water/sewage and power bills Also photojournalists were asked to leave the meeting hall by the Mayor who said they cannot stay for more than half an hour to cover the proceedings Share This Article Related Article Congress MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu Bains and BJP councillor Inder Aggarwal said the new policy to combine the water/sewage and electricity bills was ‘unscientific’ and had been chalked out with ‘going into details and doing any survey’ BJP councillor Inder Aggarwal and district president Parveen Bansal slammed the ‘dictatorial’ attitude of Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria “Was there anything to hide If there was it raises questions For years the media has been covering House proceedings and now the Mayor cannot ban them” said Bansal As Mayor asked photojournalists to move out the scribes also accompanied them and led a protest outside MC office against Mayor Later Gohalwaria asked media to return to the hall but they refused and demanded an apology Municipal commissioner G K Singh Dhaliwal said “It was not needed at all to ask mediapersons to leave the hall or put any cap on their timings I was ready to apologise on the Mayor’s behalf but they insisted on an apology from the Mayor himself” Meanwhile another issue erupted between Gurpreet Singh Khurana councillor from Bains group and SAD councillors Kanwaljit Karwal and Jagbir Sokhi Khurana alleged that he was “attacked and manhandled” while SAD councillors denied the allegations For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: November 19 2015 2:09 am Related News THE ECONOMIC Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai Police is probing a case of alleged fraud against the directors of a logistics company for duping a financial services company of Rs 45 crore An FIR was registered at the NM Joshi Marg police station and was subsequently transferred to the EOW on WednesdayThe police said the Capital First Limited had made an investment of Rs 45 crore in Siesta Logistics Corporation Limited (SLCL) a public company involved in auxiliary transport activities and activities of travel agencies in 2010 As per the agreement signed between the two companies Ashok Chattaraj his wife Rajni and Kiran Salunke directors of SLCL would invest Rs 45 crore pumped in by Capital First into infrastructure companies that would yield profits in the future the police said The investment was made in September 2010 and when Capital First did not receive any return on the investment or the principal sum till August 2014 a firm’s advisor approached the NM Joshi Marg police station where an FIR was registered against Chattaraj Rajni and Salunke on charges of criminal breach of trust and cheating Since the amount is above Share This Article Related Article Rs 3 crore as per procedure the case was transferred to the EOW An officer from the EOW requesting anonymity said prima facie it has come to light that SLCL did not invest the Rs 45 crore in the company that they had promised to as per the agreement with Capital First “They did not return any profits or the principal amount and did not honour the agreement between the two companies and hence an FIR was registered” said the officer [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai: Naman Ojha who has had a hard grind of over a decade and a half in domestic cricket is eager to make the most of the chances he gets to get into the Indian Test team "It was good to play in Sri Lanka in the last Test and be a part of the series-winning team I had done well and am hoping next year that I will be there when there will be 13-14 Tests That’s why I am looking forward to this performance looking forward to score runs and coming back in the eye (of the selectors)" said the Madhya Pradesh stumper on Tuesday Both Ojha and the number oneIndian wicketkeeper in Tests Wriddhiman Saha of Bengal will be keeping wickets in the five-day Ranji Trophy quarter final starting in Mumbai on Wednesday File photo of Naman Ojha AFP But Ojha insisted that they were good friends and he takes tips and watches Saha closely when the latter plays "He’s playing Tests and is a good agile keeper I am learning from him by watching on TV We are good friends and did have a chat (ahead of the game)" said Ojha "I just focus on my job and the rest will fall (into place)" said Ojha The 32-year-old MP wicket keeper batsman is also interacting constantly with former India stumper Kiran More to improve his own performance "I am doing some work with Kiran More sir learning from him specifically about keeping up to the spinners Keeping to spinners in Indian conditions is challenging "We talk regularly He’s the best to get advise from Sometimes you don’t know what mistakes you commit Sitting outside he can see that" said Ojha Ojha got a chance to play in Lanka when Saha got injured but threw away his wicket after reaching 35 in the second innings of the third and final Test at Colombo in end-August 2015 "It’s all about how you take it mentally I think if I am batting on 30 I need to consolidate into big scores at the top level I should have converted that into a big one but no regrets That was my shot and I will play like that" he said PTI Guwahati:A 77th minute strike from Argentine forward Nicolas Velez helped NorthEast United down Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter here on Friday It was NorthEast’s second successive win after a 2-0 triumph over Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday and they are now sixth on the league table with half a dozen points from five games ATK remain fourth with seven points from five outings The lack of finishing upfront led Atletico to their second successive loss the first time they have suffered this fate in the two-year history of the ISL Both teams were on the attack from the word go but even though NorthEast had the better percentage of the possession it was Atletico who were creating quite a few chances in the opening minutes Nicolas Leandro Velez of NorthEast United FC celebrates his goal against Ateltico de Kolkata ISL Just about five minutes into the contest Atletico midfielder Javi Lara’s strong shot was spilled by Rehenesh TP but he managed to kick the ball away to safety before Iain Hume could get to it A few minutes later Spanish medio Borja Fernandez set up Gavilan Fernandez with a sublime cross but the latter’s first-time volley fizzed past the NorthEast post The hosts however reversed the course of the play soon by creating a few chances of their own Bruno Arias almost found his freekick at the back of the Atletico net but goalkeeper Amrinder Singh pulled of an outstanding save diving to his left Arias was at it again this time with a cross which was punched away by Amrinder But the ball fell in the way of Reagan Singh whose crisp volley was again acrobatically fisted over the bar by the ATK custodian Both teams went into halftime with the scoreline still goalless After the break the first real chance fell for the visitors as Hume darted into the box and sent a low cross The ball was deflected in the path of Javi Lara by Rehenesh but the Spaniard missed the chance to bury it in the open net Hume once again was seen in action as his cross was met by Bostwana midfielder Ofentse Nato The header rattled the rival cross bar and the rebound from Lara was blocked by the NorthEast defenders Gavilan after some time found Hume with a beautiful pass but the Canadian’s shot was brilliantly saved by Rehenesh However against the run of play NorthEast finally broke the deadlock as substitute Velez blasted home a volley from close range Velez had set up Sanju Pradhan but his shot was blocked by ATK’s Arnab Mondal and Velez obliged with a powerful strike on the reboud The visitors tried hard coming back into the game with Hume trying his level best but the NorthEast defence stood strong IANS Written by Parul | Chandigarh | Updated: July 28 2016 2:12 pm Artistes stage a play Anhi Mai Da Sufna at Tagore Theatre in Sector 18 Chandigarh on Wednesday Express photo by Divya Negi Top News For some it’s a pain that will never end and time cannot heal the wounds of those dislocated and tormented by the Partition in 1947 On the concluding day of the five-day Humsaya Theatre For Peace Festival in the city on Wednesday playwright Shahid Nadeem and Kolkata-based theatre director Usha Ganguli presented a play Anhi Mai Da Sufna with some true stories of the anguish and tribulations of the people from Punjab who suffered more than any other community because of the Partition Ganguli who has been a part of Indian theatre for more than 40 years said: “Partition is a subject that has so many aspects and is always a challenge to stage This play is an outcome of the intensive workshops that I did with the actors of Ajoka Theatre in Pakistan Since the ‘80s there has been many collaborations between my group Rangkarmi and Ajoka with many of our plays like Rudaali Chandalika and Antaryatra staged as part of Ajoka’s festivals” said She added that Anhi Mai Da Sufna emerged from the need to connect with people from both the countries and depict our shared past The play is inspired by true stories of the generation dislocated by the Partition their shattered dreams traumatic experiences and also the resilience of the human spirit Mai Janki who now lives in Amritsar is old weak and blind and cannot forget her native village across the border in Pakistan and is determined to visit it Ustad Rangu Rangsaaz who refused to leave Lahore at the time of Partition now wants to attend his grand-daughter’s wedding in Amritsar Ganguli said theatre doesn’t differentiate on the basis of caste creed religion It’s a social medium that brings people together and portrays human sensibilities “When this play was staged in Pakistan there was such an overwhelming response from people for we have unbreakable cultural historical and emotional bonds The common people want to be together in spite of the hurdles created by vested interests So in the contemporary times of strife and violence exchange of ideas through theatre is paramount and festivals like Humsaya can bring peace” she said For Nadeem and Ganguli the play is a tribute to the hopes and desires of the common people and their dreams of living a life of freedom peace and happiness Using live music various characters and motifs Ganguli creates a production that she describes as “theatre within theatre’’ one that celebrates the undying human spirit and its ability to bounce back from setback and find joy and hope in the face of hopelessness “This is our first show in India and I am so happy with how the actors with their dedication have made this play so impactful” said Ganguli Humsaya’ was an effort of Ajoka Theatre in collaboration with the Punjab Sangeet Natak Akademi and Adakar Manch Mohali For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 6 2016 5:11 pm New Delhi: Delhi reels under the seasons worst air quality a day after fireworks Diwali fireworks on Monday early morning The smog covered the city with respirable pollutants reaching perilious levels (file photo) Top News Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday spelled out the list of measures to be undertaken by the government in an effort to reduce the worsening air pollution in the city Speaking to reporters after an emergency Cabinet meeting on the issue Kejriwal announced a ban on construction activity for the next five days and shutting down the city’s Badarpur power plant for the next ten days Schools will also be remained shut for the next three days said Kejriwal Kejriwal said that except for emergency services generator sets will not allowed to function for next 10 days A complete ban on burning of leaves and sprinkling of water on roads were also among the list of actions announced by the chief minister Weekly vacuum cleaning of roads will begin from November 10 he said Responding to a question on crop burning Kejriwal said he was not point fingers at anyone “We are not pointing fingers at anyone We need to sit down and come out with a solution” he said He revealed that artificial rain was discussed at the Cabinet meeting and requested the Centre for its support “Crop-burning will continue and so can’t expect relief soon” Kejriwal said On Saturday Kejriwal described Delhi as a toxic gas chamber and blamed neighbouring state farmers for adding to the city’s pollution woes by burning crop stubble “Pollution levels in Delhi are so high that Delhi has become a gas chamber Smoke from other states because of stubble burning and meteorological factors are responsible The environment minister should call an emergency meeting of the chief ministers of Delhi and its neighbouring states on Monday so that immediate steps to tackle the issue can be taken… This situation needs the intervention of the Centre at the highest level Farmers should be given incentives to find alternates to burning stubble” said Kejriwal after meeting Union Minister for Environment Anil Madhav Dave Later on Dave called for a meeting of all the neighbouring states chief ministers and environment ministers to come up with solution to the worsening crisis For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News

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