Court approves zoos injunction against Costa Rica Environment Ministry

first_imgCosta Rica’s Environment Ministry (MINAE) has been making plans to close the country’s two public zoos. But on Tuesday, a local court ruled in favor of an injunction against MINAE, temporarily preventing the ministry from moving forward with the closures.“They can’t come in the doors,” said Eduardo Bolaños, spokesman for the zoo’s administrative organization, FUNDAZOO. “They can’t do anything in the zoo at all.”MINAE publicly announced in July that it would remove the animals from both the Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José and the Santa Ana Conservation Center, southwest of the capital, and replace the zoos with cage-less bio-parks. The change is set to take place next May, when MINAE’s 10-year contract expires with FUNDAZOO, which has served as the zoos’ administrator for the past 19 years.The injunction will stay in effect until a court rules on whether or not FUNDAZOO is legally entitled to continue as the zoos’ administrator. According to FUNDAZOO, its contract automatically renews every 10 years unless they are given notice within the first three months of the 9th year of the contract. FUNDAZOO alleges that it received notice on March 5, five days too late.MINAE has appealed the injunction and, in a press release sent Thursday, said that it has yet to go into effect.The injunction specifically prohibits MINAE from “any action pertaining to the execution of the liquidation or separation of FUNDAZOO,” according to the court ruling. According to Bolaños, this prevents MINAE from conducting any future tests or inventory on zoo grounds.Last week FUNDAZOO’s lawyer, Enrique Rojas, filed an official complaint after MINAE officials entered both zoos to take inventory of the animals. Rojas said that FUNDAZOO was never given notice of the visits, while Environment Vice Minister Ana Lorena Guevara told The Tico Times they sent notice weeks earlier.This is not the first time MINAE has tried to get rid of FUNDAZOO. In 2004, at the end of the last contract, the state refused to renew the administration’s contract, but an arbitration court ruled in FUNDAZOO’s favor, based on a technicality.Whatever the court’s final ruling, MINAE officials say that the zoo will convert regardless of the administration.“Even in the improbable case that FUNDAZOO wins this case and does not turn the zoo over to the state, the truth is that they will not be able to have caged animals or replace any of their animals that die, and they will have to reintroduce any animals to the wild that are capable of living in the wild.” Facebook Comments Related posts:Redefining Costa Rica’s zoos Free the animals! Costa Rica’s cage-free wildlife ambitions extend beyond public zoos San José zoo administration to file complaint after Costa Rica Environment Ministry inspection Protesters clash with San José police at Simón Bolívar Zoo’s anniversary partylast_img read more

IATA Open Borders Strategy

first_imgReviewing visa requirements and removing unnecessary travel restrictions: The goal is to remove unnecessary barriers to travel. Existing visa regimes are overly restrictive, expensive and inefficient, and will be unable to cope with forecast travel demand. The solution to this lies in unlocking the potential from shared information in a trusted framework. This will improve security, while smoothing passenger flows and easing demand for new infrastructure to accommodate the forecast doubling in air travel over the next two decades.Including travel facilitation as part of bilateral and regional trade negotiations: Free trade agreements have seen an expansion of goods and services moving across borders. This has stimulated economic growth for participating countries. Restrictive visa requirements are non-tariff barriers to trade, yet they are not normally addressed in trade discussions. IATA believes that removing restrictions on the free movement of travelers should receive as much priority as other barriers to liberalized trade in goods and services. One way is for governments to include liberalized visa requirements in trade agreements.Linking registered-traveler programs: Several states already operate registered traveler programs. Research shows that a large majority of travelers are willing to provide personal information in exchange for expedited handling in the travel process. Registered-traveler programs are a key component of risk-based security measures which help governments to use scarce resources with maximum efficiency. Where these program are linked (Canada-US for example) the efficiencies grow. But these are still rare cases. IATA encourages more governments to build links between their programs.Using API data more effectively and efficiently: Airlines spend millions of dollars providing Advance Passenger Information (API) as required by governments. Governments must process API data efficiently. For example, as governments have information in advance of boarding, inadmissible passengers should be notified before their journey begins, rather than on arrival which is costly for airlines and disappointing for passengers. Similarly, arrival procedures should be streamlined for passengers whose data has been vetted in advance. Source = International Air Transport Association (IATA) IATA Open Borders StrategyIATA Open Borders StrategyThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to intensify efforts to spread the economic and social benefits of aviation by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders“Over the next 20 years, the number of passengers will double. That’s excellent news for the global economy, as air connectivity is a catalyst for job creation and GDP growth. But we will not get the maximum social and economic benefits from this growth if barriers to travel are not addressed and processes streamlined,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO.There are many barriers to travel, ranging from visa restrictions and government information requirements to the capacity of current facilitation processes to absorb growing numbers of air travelers. IATA has evolved a comprehensive Open Borders Strategy to help governments work with industry to maintain the integrity of national borders while removing inefficiencies that prevent the industry from satisfying travel demand.Research by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) on the impact of visa facilitation indicates that $89 billion in tourism receipts and 2.6 million jobs would be created in the Asia-Pacific region alone with the reduction of barriers to travel.The IATA Open Borders Strategy has four main components:last_img read more

Devesh Kumar Agarwal

first_imgIt is a big honour to receive such an award from TTF and I am highly grateful for the recognition. We hope to continue our good work in the future. We are regular visitors of TTF, not just in Kolkata but also in events held in other parts of the country and I think it’s a great experience to be a part of it since we get a lot of opportunities for B2B interactions.last_img


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Sena told MCA that the matter should be discussed at the meeting on May 14 Two IPL matches are scheduled at Wankhede stadium on May 13 and May 15 According to Senait would be ideal if a decision is arrived at this week Howeversources in MCA refused to make any commitment For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsLondon: Afghanistan are set for another milestone after it was announced Friday they will play their first match at Lord’s taking on a side led by former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum Afghanistan cricket players AFP Now one of the world’s leading associate or junior cricket countries Afghanistan are closing in on becoming a Test match nation They are top of the International Cricket Council’s Intercontinental Cup standings with the winner set to gain Test status next year Their 50-over match against MCC at Lord’s "the home of cricket" will take place on 11 July Two Afghan players Mohammad Nabi and Hamid Hassan were previously on the MCC Young Cricketers scheme MCC president Matthew Fleming said: "I am thrilled that we will be welcoming Afghanistan to Lord’s this summer I have seen first-hand the talent and passion for cricket the nation has and this fixture can only be a good thing for the ongoing development of Afghan cricket "It is the latest landmark on a very exciting journey for Afghan cricket and MCC will need to field an extremely strong side in order to compete" the former England one-day international all-rounder added Madrid: Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal stretched his perfect start to the European clay-court season to 11 matches with a routine 6-3 6-3 win over Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov to reach round three of the Madrid Masters on Tuesday Defending champion Andy Murray began his defence of the title with a 7-6 (7/3) 3-6 6-1 win over 37-year-old Czech Radek Stepanek to remain on course for a semi-final meeting with Nadal Fresh from victories in Monte Carlo and Barcelona Nadal will continue his quest for a fifth title in Madrid against American Sam Querrey or France’s Lucas Pouille on Thursday Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his match against Andrey Kuznetsov AP Nadal is looking for a record 50th career clay-court title in the Spanish capital and was rarely troubled by the world number 39 Kuznetsov The Spaniard raced into a 3-0 first-set lead and one break was enough to seal the set as he staved off break points in the fourth game Kuznetsov made a more positive start to the second to lead 3-2 but was blown away as Nadal ominously for his rivals later in the week found his rhythm to win the last four games Nadal’s path to the final was eased as his potential quarter-final opponent Roger Federer withdrew due to a back injury on Monday However he could face Murray in the last four in a repeat of last year’s final Murray needed three sets to overcome Stepanek but eventually got the job done in just under two-and-a-half hours on court Eleventh seed Milos Raonic also booked his place in the last 16 with a 6-4 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 win over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov World number one Novak Djokovic begins his campaign after a three-year absence in Madrid on Wednesday against Borna Coric Frenchman Gael Monfils continued his fine form after losing to Nadal in the final of Monte Carlo last month as he saw off Kevin Anderson 6-4 6-1 Controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios set up an enticing second-round clash with fourth seed Stanislas Wawrinka as he battled past Argentine Guido Pella 7-6 (9/7) 6-4 A dreadful week for Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov continued as he exited in the first round 7-6 (7/3) 6-3 to Pablo Carreno Busta two days after defaulting in the final of the Istanbul Open for a racquet-smashing tirade And former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro scored an impressive 7-6 (7/5) 6-3 win over in-form 14th seed Dominic Thiem In the women’s Madrid Open there was a better day for the favourites after a series of high-profile exits left just five seeds left in the draw World number seven Simona Halep thrashed Karin Knapp 6-1 6-1 to set up a third-round clash with Timea Bacsinszky as the 10th seed overcame Ekaterina Makarova 6-4 5-7 6-4 Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro booked her place in the last 16 with a 6-3 6-2 win over Germany’s Sabine Lisicki Sam Stosur and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova also reached the third round without having to hit a ball as 11th seed Lucie Safarova and Camila Giorgi withdrew Kolkata | Updated: February 5 2014 6:15 pm Related News The Calcutta High Court Monday handed over the investigation and related police diary in the Madhyamgram rape and murder case to DIG CID Damayanti Sen and directed her to complete the investigation by February 7? 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2016 RT if you are waiting for this episode #koffeewithkaran pic. I had a huge crush on a fellow actor, which is also the name of their website. He refuses to agree. Dejan Lovren was also on target as Liverpool swept to a victory which was confirmed by a second-half Roberto Firmino header. Over time, West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta conducted an emergency all-party meeting. Representatives of political parties gave suggestions during the meeting and the model code of conduct was also discussed After the meeting Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy said they were dissatisfied over certain issues but respected the decisions of the Election Commission (EC) “While there would be a five-phase election here we believe the one-phase election in certain states have been done to give a certain political party an edge Similarly breaking the election of a same district in Bengal in two different phases has also been done to give some added advantage to a political party here But setting these rules are the prerogative of the EC and we respect it and we will work according to the EC guidelines” he said CPM leader Rabin Deb said beginning March 9 voters have been asked to visit their respective booths on all Sundays before the last date of filing nominations to check if their names have been included in electoral rolls A booth level officer would be present there “We have requested the CEO to ensure there is adequate security in at 77241 booths across the state at the time” he said Senior Congress leader Manas Bhuniya said they have asked for deployment of an observer at all the booths and the CEO had said it would be done at sensitive booths Bhuniya also said in the past there had been a lot of non-cooperation from District Magistrate (DM) and Superintendent of Police (SP) of certain districts “We have requested the EC to ensure that the DMs and SPs take phone calls” he said Earlier in the day the EC told mediapersons that a number of initiatives have been taken to ensure free and fair elections For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: August 19 2013 4:34 am Related News Two farmer activistswho have been spearheading the public movement against the proposed Mandal-Becharaji Special Investment Region (MB-SIR)were arrested by the Ahmedabad district police late on Saturday night for allegedly burning a replica of a Maruti car and delivering instigating speechviolating a public notification at Dalod village of the district on August 15 The two were released on bail by a magisterial court on Sunday The activists have been identified as Lalji Desai and Sagar Rabari Giving in to the widespread protests against the MB-SIRthe state government had recently downsized the MB-SIR project Initiallythe project included 44 villagesbut now the number of villages under the project has been reduced to eight According to a sub-inspector at Mandal police station J D Jhalapolice had registered a criminal complaint against DesaiRabari and eight others on August 16 for violating the notification of the District Magistrate to maintain law and order The other eight named in the FIR include former BJP MLA from BhavnagarKanu Kalsariawho has been leading the farmers agitation against Nirmas proposed cement plant in Bhavnagarand three women Jhala said that the notification prohibits assembly of more than three persons without permissionbursting fire crackers in public and delivering instigating speech Violation of the notification is an offence under Section 188 of the IPC According to Jhalain spite of the notificationthese persons held a public function at Dalod village without permission Alsohe addedthey burst fire crackersburnt a replica of a Maruti car and delivered instigating speech A case has been registered against them While two of them have been arrested and released on bailthe rest eight will be arrested soonpolice said The police action against the activists is being seen as an attempt by the state government to suppress the voice of dissent in the state The activists have been opposing the MB-SIR under the banner of Jameen Adhikar Andolan Gujarat (JAAG) The group had organised a press conference in Ahmedabad on Sunday to protest the police action We had taken permission for a public function at Hansalpur village Howeverthe permission was cancelled by police late on August 14 and we were intimated about it early on August 15 morning Authorities had also deployed heavy police bandobast in Hansalpur Soto avoid any frictionwe changed the venue to Dalod village We dont think we require permission to hoist the tricolour on August 15? "If you are going to lose a tie, The State Election Commission is contemplating the deployment of central forces in these municipalities in order to ensure a free, So.

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Congress leader P C Chacko said BJP’s attitude towards Governors and LGs may be the reason behind Jung’s decision "BJP never takes independent stand as per as the offices of Governors and LGs are concerned BJP wants the Governors and LGs to act as per their political thinking This is putting many Governors and LGs in difficulties May be this is behind the resignation" he said The BJP however made it clear that it was happy with the spokesperson RP Singh said "Najeeb Jung was doing a good job his resignation has come as a surprise to us" TV reports also alleged that Jung’s resignation has not been accepted yet "We are surprised just like everybody His tussle with the state government has finally ended and our best wishes are with him for his future endeavours" says AAP leader Kumar Vishwas "Log aate jate rehte hain vo sadan aur vo pad rehta hai (People come and go position stays) He marred the sanctity of that office on the behest of the Centre may be he realised he is doing wrong He is a soft spoken nice person but he was insulting the people’s mandate on the Centre’s behest He has been freed from playing that part and I on behalf of my party will send him best wishes for his future" Vishwas added A 1973-batch IAS officer Jung had assumed charge as 19th Lt Governor of Delhi on July 9 2013 five months before the Delhi Assembly elections The then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit had played a role in appointing Jung who was serving as Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia University to the top post in the city administration He had run the city for nearly one year after the AAP government had quit on February 14 2014 after a short stint of 49 days Born on January 18 1951 Jung has done his post graduation in History from Delhi University and later did MA in Social Policy and Planning from London School of Economics UK He had joined Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in 1973 and served in Madhya Pradesh government and at several key positions including as joint secretary in the ministry of petroleum and natural gas in the central government A literary enthusiast Jung had also worked with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies of Oxford University on Energy related issues With inputs from agencies By: Express Web Desk | Published: August 4 2017 3:32 pm Joe Root-led England were completely outplayed in the second Test (Source: Reuters) Top News The England cricket team has drawn a lot of criticism for being inconsistent in the ongoing Test series against South Africa Several questions were raised regarding their attitude after the defeat in the second Test However England came back strongly in the third Test to secure a thrilling win by 340 runs This led Root to instil renewed confidence in his side and claim that England is trying to find out the most successful formula moving forward Recalling the performance in the second Test he said “We weren’t good enough at Trent Bridge and I think it was important that we sat down after that and found a way to come back from that” said Joe Root ahead of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Thursday (August 3) “The response the guys came up with was excellent” On the fourth Test Root said “It’s obviously a new challenge this week and a slightly different frame of mind going into it” and added “There is no reason why we can’t do that [play well] again” Commenting on his captaincy reign Root said “Early on in my captaincy I am trying to find out what I want and what’s going to be the most successful formula moving forward I suppose it’s very difficult to use Test matches as experiments but it’s important to find out what works early on so you have the opportunity to be more consistent and more successful” Stressing on the need for a balanced side Root added “You are trying to get the balance right between that consistency and making sure that we are playing a side that suits the surface that we come up against Moving forward that is something we will have to get nailed down before we go to Australia Hopefully we will stumble across it very quickly” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by C Raja Mohan | Updated: April 28 2015 1:36 pm Geographic proximity cultural intimacy and economic interdependence means Nepal’s problems are also India’s Related News New Delhi did well to respond decisively when tragedy struck Nepal But India is at the very beginning of a long and demanding process of delivering relief to victims assisting their rehabilitation and contributing to the reconstruction of Nepal While Kathmandu is now being flooded with media and relief teams from around the world the cameras will soon leave Nepal The world’s attention will turn to the next crisis But India must stick around for the long haul Geographic proximity cultural intimacy and economic interdependence means Nepal’s problems are also India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is aware of this reality and has devoted special attention to revitalising ties after he took charge as PM Nepal is the only country Modi has visited twice On both occasions he underlined the unique bond between the two countries If there was a moment to lend substance to the claim that the neighbourhood ranks first in India’s foreign policy it is now and in Nepal Signalling goodwill is easy as Modi did immediately He must now follow through and initiate a comprehensive strategy to support Nepal’s rapid recovery This will involve a significant commitment of resources Even more important is a credible long-term strategy for Indian participation in Nepal’s efforts to rise from the rubble Central to that is the political recognition that any framework for external assistance must be supportive of but subordinate to the initiatives of the Nepali people Disaster Politics It is a matter of time before politics intrudes on the management of the aftermath Delhi must be acutely conscious of two pitfalls The Indian government must avoid any real or seeming violation of Nepal’s sovereignty In humanitarian assistance and disaster relief India has insisted on absolute respect for the host government It should not forget that principle Most political elites are touchy about external assistance during a national calamity The political classes in Kathmandu are even touchier especially when it comes to India’s role India has much goodwill among Nepal’s people But Delhi could easily squander it by being politically insensitive Delhi must also insulate its relief effort from India’s domestic politics Nepal has long been a tempting theatre for various Indian groups to play their own political games It is essential for the government to stay on top of the discourse Given the long-term commitments involved Modi must reach out to all parties and take them into confidence on India’s aid strategy Equally important is the need to draw in the chief ministers of the states bordering Nepal That fits in with the PM’s emphasis on federalism as well as the challenges that Nepal and its neighbouring Indian regions share Regional Cooperation Delhi must not forget that the crisis in Nepal is not just about India and its support for a special neighbour Many countries and international institutions will be involved in assisting Nepal Instead of thinking in exclusive terms Delhi must actively promote greater regional and international cooperation in rebuilding Nepal Although Saarc has agreements on disaster management they have not really been effective Delhi must focus on accelerating sub-regional cooperation between Bangladesh Bhutan India and Nepal India must also engage China Europe and America on making the Himalayan regions less vulnerable to natural disasters Beijing has often talked about a triangular trans-Himalayan cooperation among India Nepal and China As Modi prepares to travel to China this is an opportune moment to explore that proposition The writer is a distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and a contributing editor for ‘The Indian Express’ For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Published: April 10 2017 6:30 pm At the trailer launch of Half Girlfriend Arjun Kapoor was asked about his family’s take on open relationships Related News Arjun Kapoor might have been linked to a lot of his colleagues but the actor says he is sure that his family has implicit faith in him and will respect the girl with whom he decides to settle down At the trailer launch of his upcoming film Half Girlfriend Arjun was asked about his family’s take on open relationships To this the actor replied that he doesn’t have discussions with his folks on relationships but he knows that will trust him with his personal life “My family has implicit faith in me that eventually whoever I choose whenever I choose I’ll choose the right girl for the right reasons We haven’t really discussed this at home but I am fairly certain about my family being respectful to my choice and trusting believing me that I am making the right decision” Arjun told reporters here “A family is eventually selfless They want your happiness first So if I am happy they will be happy” he added The actor also said that he understand that in India parents want their children to find the correct partner and stick to him or her but he considers himself lucky that his family is open to his way of life “I haven’t sat down with my family to discuss things beyond a point because they have faith in me But I think I may be one of the lucky few Growing up in a city like Mumbai the mindset of the family is also slightly different In India as a whole parents have a certain reservation because they would like their children to find the right partner and stick and stand by the person” he said Also read:The concept of Half Girlfriend does exist: ShraddhaKapoor The discussion on open relationships was against the backdrop of Half Girlfriend’s story which is about a guy (Arjun) who loves a girl (Shraddha Kapoor) who cannot commit to him but can be his ‘half girlfriend’ Directed by Mohit Suri this screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel of the same name is set to arrive in theatres on May 19 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: July 29 2017 9:34 pm India hammered Sri Lanka by 304 runs in the opening Test (Source: AP) Related News India registered their biggest away win by margin of runs against Sri Lanka on Saturday when they emerged victors by a 304 runs at Galle In a match that lasted four days India cruised to victory following first innings damage and sealed the deal late on the fourth day # 304 – India registered their biggest win by runs against Sri Lanka when they won by 304 runs in Galle on Saturday The previous best stood at 279 run win against England at Leeds in 1986 On the whole it is India’s fourth biggest win (337 runs vs South Africa at Delhi in 2015-16) It is also the biggest defeat for Lanka at home Their previous worst showing came in 1994 when they lost by 391 runs against Pakistan atP Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo Earlier this year Sri Lanka suffered another embarrassing defeat by 282 runs against South Africa at Cape Town # 3 – Virat Kohli and Ricky Ponting have the joint-most wins in Sri Lanka as captains Ponting led Australia to a 3-0 series whitewash in 2003-04 Prior to Kohli only four Tests were won by Indian captains in 18 matches # 1376 – An aggregate of 1376 runs were scored in this Test India scored 600 and 240/3 declared while Sri Lanka scored 291 and 245 This is the second most runs scored at Galle The only other Test with more runs produced was between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh which aggregated with 1613 runs # 550 – India set Sri Lanka a massive target of 550 runs which is the second largest by India The best stands at 617 runs vs New Zealand at Wellington in 2008-09 That had ended in a draw # 97 – Dimuth Karunaratne scored his highest Test score versus India and narrowly missed out on his sixth Test ton This is the third highest score by a Sri Lankan opener in the fourth innings Sanath Jayasuriya leads the list with 131 runs vs Australia at Kandy in 2004 He had also scored 112 vs Australia at Adelaide in 1996 # 10 – After a poor run since the double hundred against Bangladesh Kohli came good to score a century in the second innings He now has ten centuries as captain from 27 Tests Only Sunil Gavaskar has more – 11 in 47 as captain Kohli also became thesecond Indian captain to register two hundreds in Tests in Sri Lanka Both of them coming at Galle – 103 in 2015 and an unbeaten 103 on Saturday Sachin Tendulkar was the first to achieve the distinction – 143 at Colombo and 139 at Colombo – both coming in 1997 # 3 – This is Shikhar Dhawan’s third Man of the Match award in Test matches His first came in his debut Test vs Australia at Mohali and second against Bangladesh at Fatullah # 6/138 –Ravindra Jadeja helped himself to best bowling figures away from home His 6/138 beats his previous best of 6/154 against South Africa at Durban in 2013 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: ANI | Washington | Published: November 30 2016 7:41 pm Upcoming international events such as the 2018 Commonwealth Games will expose athletes to high levels of environmental heat making understanding how the body responds to these conditions of high interest and relevance (Source: File Photo) Top News A recent study published in the Journal of Physiology has found that doing fixed intensity exercise during menstrual cycle does not affect a woman’s autonomic heat responses (skin blood flow and sweating) That’s according to a collaboration between Massey University the University at Buffalo and the University of Otago They also found that exercise performance was impaired by humid heat due to the reduced ability of the body to sweat effectively ALSO READ|Simple walking regime can help improve heart health The research studied the effects of heat on ten well-trained women across their menstrual cycles Each woman completed four trials comprising of resting and fixed-intensity cycling followed by a 30-minute variable-intensity performance trial The trials were conducted in the early-follicular (days 3-6) and mid-luteal (days 18-21) phases of their menstrual cycle in dry and humid heat environments Dr Toby Mündel from Massey University and co-author of the study said “This study indicates that trained women self-pace to minimise autonomic differences (skin blood flow and sweating) but at the expense of their exercise performance under humid heat stress One in two competitive women believe that their menstrual cycle negatively impacts training and performance; however these results question the assertion made by previous researchers that women should avoid competition or face a disadvantage when performing exercise with heat stress during their luteal phase” What else is making news Upcoming international events such as the 2018 Commonwealth Games will expose athletes to high levels of environmental heat making understanding how the body responds to these conditions of high interest and relevance Of the limited studies that have investigated how females respond to such heat stress none can explain how a well-trained competitive woman will respond and perform Due to the proportion of competitive women that take the oral contraceptive pill it remains to be investigated whether these athletes differ in their response and performance in hot and humid environments For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Updated: December 29 2016 9:54 pm Juergen Klopp’s men are undefeated at home this season (Source: AP) Top News Manager Juergen Klopp has urged Liverpool to concentrate on isolating returning Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero when the teams meet at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday Aguero is back after a four-match ban for violent conduct for third-placed City who travel to second-placed Liverpool in search of their first Premier League win at Anfield since May 2003 “What can I say He’s back” Klopp told a news conference on Thursday “Good striker I have never made a secret of it That makes life not easier for us — but we knew it before “He can only score goals if somebody gives him the ball We have to avoid easy passes We can defend really good So we need to be concentrated That’s the biggest challenge in this game” Klopp’s men are undefeated at home this season and the German is hoping that playing at their historic stadium will hand them the upper hand “This is a very big game for both” he added “Six clubs fight for four or one positions Each game is kind of a final “City have the highest quality in the team and highest quality on the bench “The advantage is that it’s at Anfield We must try to use this It will be really difficult for both teams I’m really looking forward to it We love playing against the best” The German will be without defender Joel Matip (ankle) for the fourth game in a row while midfielder Philippe Coutinho will also miss out Coutinho one of Liverpool’s chief attacking threats has not featured since injuring an ankle against Sunderland at the end of November and Klopp said it was unlikely he would be back for the reverse fixture at the Stadium of Light on Jan 2 Despite the injuries and the impending loss of Sadio Mane to the African Nations Cup next month Klopp played down the significance of the January transfer window “If we think a player can help us in January February March April and May then yes we will do something I’m not sure it will be important for us this year” he added The manager also shot down speculation that Liverpool were interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain describing British media reports that the club were contemplating a January bid as “nonsense” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: July 1 2016 2:36 am On June 20 the transport department directed its motor licensing officers (MLOs) not to register vehicles retrofitted with CNG kits till further orders Top News The Delhi government Thursday deferred its decision to revoke the ban on retrofitting CNG kits in “in-use” vehicles only two days after Transport Minister Satyendar Jain said the transport department will begin the registrations again The ban was imposed last week after the government received complaints about “unapproved and uncertified” kits being supplied to unsuspecting customers However Jain said Thursday “The government has decided to revoke the ban only after the transport department inspects all registered manufacturers and distributors in the city which supply CNG fuel kits to retro-fitment centres… after we received a complaint that some manufacturers were supplying unapproved and uncertified CNG fuel kits the government banned the retrofitting of kits in ‘in-use’ cars Transport department officials were sent to inspect offices of six registered manufacturers as part of the inquiry we were conducting They found that most of the manufacturers were operating in suspect circumstances out of one-room shops” Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news “Our initial findings showed that the initial complaint was made by rival groups trading in this field So we will first inspect all registered CNG kit manufactures and then take a call on revoking the ban” said the minister On June 20 the transport department directed its motor licensing officers (MLOs) not to register vehicles retrofitted with CNG kits till further orders However on Tuesday Jain said the order to the MLOs would be revoked in a few days A police complaint was also filed by the transport department in this regard For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: November 5 2015 1:27 am Related News In an attempt to streamline utilisation of ‘Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)’ funds in Uttar Pradesh state government has decided to form a high-level follow-up committee headed by Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan with heads of as many as 15 different departments as its members Similar district-level committees with eight members headed by the district magistrate would also be formed to see the implementation of CSR funds at the grass-root level The committees would have representatives of non-government organisations IITs as well as IIMs The government has made Udyog Bandhu as the nodal agency for co-ordinating as well as suggesting policy level changes if required for systematic utilisation of CSR fund Share This Article Related Article For the purpose Udyog Bandhu has been asked to identify the projects and areas where the CSR fund of private companies can be used The projects especially in health education cleanliness education women empowerment environment rural sports rural development development of slums etc would then be uploaded on the website of Udyog Bandhu for ease of access The committee has been asked to meet at least once in every two months to clear pending issues related to the co-ordination between different departments as well as finalisation of such projects which need fresh or additional funds For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: October 14 2016 1:28 am Top News IN A respite to more than 10 lakh south Mumbai electricity consumers of Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) the transport division loss revenue (TDLR) will not be collected from supply consumers after November This comes after the Supreme Court had asked the undertaking to stop collecting the TDLR from its power consumers through its monthly power bills earlier this month Since the last four years the BEST would recover the losses incurred by the bus transport business from its power consumers through TDLR After the committee approval of disallowing TDLR in March the matter was further discussed and approved in Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) after which the court gave its nod on the revenue in its hearing on October 4 “This means that the power bills of consumers issued in November will be the last month to include the levy of TDLR in its supply bills Post November no supply consumer of BEST will be charged with the extra costs on it Ahead of it new tariffs will be prepared by MERC which will not have the inclusion of this surcharge” said Jagdish Patil General Manager BEST Of the 400 meter readers at present in BEST the undertaking had divided its supply consumers in 21 cycles for October Of these four cycles (high-voltage end consumers) were charged with TDLRs in their power bills while the rest were exempted The undertaking now plans to adjust their bill amounts in the coming month by charging them lesser than the surcharge levied before “Those four cycles which include almost two lakh power consumers were charged with TDLR in October and so their amounts will be compensated in the power bill charged for October in November However the undertaking is yet to receive Rs 15 crore from a total of Rs 2876 crore which MERC had allowed us to incur through this surcharge Thus the power bills of the remaining eight lakh consumers will be levied in such a way that we are able to get back this money” Patil added Sources from BEST said the undertaking had received close to Rs 3500 crore through this surcharge Till 2015-16 the supply division of the undertaking had managed to remain in profits due to the surcharge received from its consumers “Since the last couple of years we were always on the plus side as far as accounts of supply division is concerned However post the discontinuation of levying TDLR we will have to look at other options of making do with its loss Among the measures suggested charging a cess on property tax increasing the base consumers and limit areas of BEST electricity supply and asking the parent organisation — BMC — for money remain some of the options” Patil added The BEST has to repay almost Rs 1600 crore of loan taken to the corporation of which it pays almost Rs 40 crore each month with a 10 per cent interest To compensate the absence of TDLR the BEST had also asked for a grant of Rs 1000 crore to the corporation of which Rs 400 crore was asked on an immediate basis which still awaits a nod “Not levying TDLR from November comes as a welcome move However what the BEST now has to look at is repaying the extra amount charged in the form of TDLR from its consumers which amounts to almost Rs 350 crore” said Ravi Raja BEST committee member For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian 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Although the new Council has made some substantial gains, handles cases from the western suburbs.said the ISI had passed al-Haq on to the police before he was released earlier this month. For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: ANI | London | Published: October 8 2016 3:18 pm Shahid Afridi requested PCB for a farewell match during the ongoing West Indies series (Source: File) Top News Former Pakistan test opener and selector Aamir Sohail has said that he is totally perplexed by media reporting on a bizarre request by Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi for a farewell match In an article for PakPassionnet Sohail said “Now let’s be honest here and recognize the fact that Afridi has served Pakistan well in the past However let us also remember that Afridi has announced his intention to retire on a number of occasions which doesn’t help his case On top of that when a player wants to play a final game he would like to play that match in front of home crowds Since there is no international cricket being played in Pakistan at the moment how exactly will he have a farewell game in front of a home crowd” He said that Afridi’s request should not be entertained and if there is a need for a special match such as an exhibition game in Pakistan or a game dedicated to Afridi at the PSL then that would make more sense “There is no doubt that Shahid Afridi feels strongly about being awarded a special farewell but surely the better way would have been to go in private to the PCB instead of playing this out in front of the media and thereby putting himself and the PCB in a very difficult position That way if the PCB had declined his request he could have shrugged his shoulders and moved on which is not an option for him now” he said “There is absolutely no sense in an international retirement game for Afridi and one hopes that better sense prevails on all sides” he added As regards the possible recall of off-spinner Saeed Ajmal Sohail this is an issue that would have to be in the hands of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq and his colleagues “Confusion will reign supreme for all concerned if the selectors don’t make this clear to Ajmal”he warned On the recent spate of statements made by BCCI Chief Anurag Thakur and some players in the Indian side Sohail said this was in poor taste and not sensible He was also full of praise of Pakistan’s upcoming batting star Babar Azam but cautioned against equating him with Indian skipper Virat Kohli and other accomplished players “Recognize the fact that he has talent and let him work on his game by throwing him a challenge to prove himself Comparisons with others at this stage of his career is of no use to anyone” Sohail said He also said that it would be premature to pass judgment on Mickey Arthur’s tenure as coach of the Pakistan cricket team “There is no doubt in my mind that he has made a significant difference to the manner in which we (Pakistan) bat in ODIs” he said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Mumbai | Published: May 7 2016 6:12 pm Kal Penn has wrapped shooting for Guneet Monga’s upcoming project “The Ashram” Related News Indo-American actor Kal Penn has wrapped shooting for Guneet Monga’s upcoming project “The Ashram” Monga took to Twitter on Saturday where she shared a photograph of herself along with the actor and said that it was a pleasure working with Penn “And it’s a wrap for Kal Penn for ‘The Ashram’ Such a pleasure working with you… Thank you Super excited” she tweeted And it’s a wrap for @kalpenn for #TheAshram Such a pleasure working with u… Thank you #superexcited ??and, In BJP it is no secret that Modi was considering Munde as the next chief minister of Maharashtra. 2017 3:03 pm Anthony Martial has scored 15 goals in 47 appearances. 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com, And in Rajasthan, Palash visited Panchkula along with some of his relatives and took his daughter back.“She is our only child She was coming along with her mother to Gurgaon in a train but at the Delhi railway station she got lost We registered a police complaint We had given up hope until the SHO told me that he had got a call from Punjab [mistaken for Panchkula] about my daughter Main gaon se kagaz laya aur bass aa gya [I brought the required documents and came to take my daughter]” said Palash speaking over the phone from Gurgaon For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New York | Published: September 1 2015 12:54 pm Pete Yorn and his partner Beth Kaltman who he married in 2010 welcomed a daughter named Ellington Bee Yorn in Los Angeles on August 25 (Source: Twitter) Top News Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn is a new father after his wife gave birth to a baby girl The rocker and his partner Beth Kaltman who he married in 2010 welcomed a daughter named Ellington Bee Yorn in Los Angeles on August 25 reported New York Post Yorn shared a picture of the baby on his Twitter page Hi everyone pls meet Ellington (Elle) Bee Yorn She is my daughter & i am over the moon in love Born 8/25/15 8lbs1oz pictwittercom/g9kqmA4f3s — Pete Yorn (@peteyorn) August 26 2015 //platformtwittercom/widgetsjs For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Updated: December 18 2016 12:33 pm PSG have taken just one point from last three games to add pressure on Unai Emery (Source: Reuters) Top News Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain slipped to its fourth defeat in the French league losing at Guingamp 2-1 on Saturday in another setback that cranks up the pressure on coach Unai Emery With one game left before the winter break PSG has already lost twice as many league games as it did last season when it was unbeaten in the league until Feb 28 won Ligue 1 by a record 31 points and scored 102 goals for whopping goal difference of +83 India vs England Live Score PSG lost only four games last season in all competitions winning a second straight domestic treble under former coach Laurent Blanc The other two defeats were in the Champions League against Real Madrid in the group stage and Manchester City in the quarterfinal return leg “Something’s not right” PSG midfielder Marco Verratti said “For us it’s a crisis” With the exception of Zlatan Ibrahimovic who left for Manchester United PSG has the same side “It’s a problem in our minds with concentration” Verratti said “We’re starting games as if we’ve won them Football is not like that Last season we won because we were at 100 percent when we came out onto the pitch We have to get that back” Still Verratti backed Emery “We’re working harder than previous years It’s not a problem with the coach” the Italy international said “It’s our fault the players” PSG’s defensive frailties were exposed again as Guingamp scored twice in quick succession midway through the second half After forward Yannis Salibur opened the scoring in the 66th minute midfielder Nill De Pauw added the second four minutes later Last weekend PSG trailed 2-0 at home to league leader Nice and salvaged a 2-2 draw thanks to two second-half goals from league top scorer Edinson Cavani But despite Cavani’s 80th-minute goal – his 17th of the season –against Guingamp PSG lost for the fourth time away from home this season The others were at Monaco Toulouse and Montpellier two weeks ago “I spoke to the president (Nasser Al-Khelaifi) after the game and he’s behind us” Emery said “It’s difficult for everyone” PSG has taken only one point from its last three league games and won only one of its past five overall – a midweek League Cup win over Lille – and Emery is struggling to impose his methods after replacing Blanc Blanc was fired in the summer because of PSG’s failure to get past the quarterfinals of the Champions League Just months before Blanc was given a new contract and it reportedly cost PSG around 20 million euros ($21 million) to remove him and his coaching staff PSG replaced him with Emery whose reputation was high having just led Sevilla to its third straight Europa League title Guingamp’s win must have been particularly satisfying for coach Antoine Kombouare He was sacked by PSG at roughly the same stage of the season five years ago despite his side being three points clear at the top heading into the winter break Kombouare explained his strategy for beating PSG “The idea was to stop them passing out from the back” he said “We closed them down high up and when we won the ball we pushed forward quickly” The win moved Guingamp up to fourth place behind PSG which trails Monaco by three points and Nice by four The gap could be larger after Sunday’s games with Nice at home to 17th-place Dijon and Monaco at home to Lyon OTHER GAMES A late goal from center half Christopher Jullien helped Toulouse salvage a 1-1 home draw against Nancy Despite dropping points Toulouse moved within one point of sixth-place Rennes which lost at home to Corsican side Bastia 2-1 Mid-table Montpellier which beat PSG 3-0 at home two weeks ago followed up with a 4-0 home win against Bordeaux Also Saint-Etienne lost 2-1 away to Lorient which next travels to play PSG Five years after his last league game for Saint-Etienne backup goalkeeper Jessy Moulin was red-carded in the 10th minute For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 13 2017 4:28 am Top News The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed a Sector 52 shopkeeper to pay Rs 1000 as compensation to a resident of Dhanas as CCTV cameras installed by his employees stopped functioning Passing the order on Monday the forum also directed Meet Choudhary owner of the shop Hi-Tech Telecommunications to repair the CCTV cameras Complainant Ram Milan stated in the complaint that he was lured by the executive of the shop owner to install the CCTV cameras outside his shop Milan said he was convinced by the shop employees that they would provide the best possible service and the cameras would ensure safety of his shop So Milan asked the shop owner to install six CCTV cameras – four inside his shop and two in front of the neighbouring shop The shop owner installed four cameras at his shop in Mohali and charged Rs 15600 for it The other two cameras were installed in front of a neighbouring shop on September 9 2016 for Rs 8000 But the cameras stopped functioning in November 2016 and Milan reported the matter to the shop An executive from the shop visited the complainant but did not replace or repair the cameras Milan then filed a case in the consumer courts on March 23 this year The consumer courts served a notice to the shop owner but he did not appear in court So the court initiated ex-parte proceedings against him The forum said “Keeping in view the facts of the complaint in the interest of justice and fair play the present complaint has been disposed of with direction to the shop owner to repair the CCTV cameras to the satisfaction of the complainant within 15 days from the date of receipt of a copy of this order” For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Published: October 6 2017 2:23 pm Lewis Hamilton waves after getting pole position in qualifying (Source: Reuters) Top News Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap in a rain-hit second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday when only five drivers set a timed lap After a lengthy delay the Mercedes driver was quickest in the afternoon practice with a lap of 1 minute 48719 seconds 799 seconds ahead of Force India rival Esteban Ocon Despite Hamilton’s victory in the wet in Singapore and second-place finish in Sepang Mercedes has recently struggled to match the pace of rivals Ferrari and Red Bull “It’s been an interesting day” Hamilton said “The car is feeling much better than it was in Malaysia I’m glad that we had the dry session for FP1 In FP2 there was a lot of rain but it felt really important to go out and assess the track and see how the car was feeling as the car was not good in the wet in Malaysia” Hamilton switched to the team’s new aerodynamic package for Friday’s practice and after finishing second behind Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel in a dry first practice he said his car felt competitive again “The car feels back to normal so I’m ready to race” Hamilton said Ocon’s teammate Sergio Perez and the Williams duo of Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll were the only other drivers to get in a timed lap in the abbreviated afternoon session With five races remaining Hamilton leads Vettel by 34 points in the driver’s championship Hamilton has won twice before in Suzuka in 2014 and 2015 and was runner-up to former Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in last year’s race A win in Suzuka would move Hamilton a step closer to a third F1 title in four years with Mercedes and his fourth overall Vettel who had a new engine for the previous race in Malaysia is a four-time winner in Japan Rain is also forecast for Saturday’s qualifying but clear skies are expected for Sunday’s race For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Mumbai | Published: January 15 2017 12:28 pm Padmavati features Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji the medieval-era Delhi ruler who fell in love with queen Padmavati played by Deepika Padukone Related News Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming Padmavati is one of the most awaited films of the year and Ajit Andhare whose Viacom 18 is producing the movie says the project is something which the audience has never seen before The period drama features Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji the medieval-era Delhi ruler who fell in love with queen Padmavati played by Deepika Padukone The film also features Shahid Kapoor as Raja Ratan Singh the Rajput ruler and husband of Padmavati “The film is shaping up very well and we are confident It is something you have never seen before Ranveer Deepika Shahid are putting their heart and soul We are coming on November 17 and at this stage I can say it’s going to be a big release” Andhare Chief Operating Officer of the studio told PTI “I am a major history buff and I can assure you it is an epic story The script is very powerful you will realise once you see the film Having Sanjay bring it to life on screen we can’t get better than that” he added Currently Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has released the Deepika Padukone-Vin Diesel starrer “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” in India a week before it hits the screen in America Shahid Kapoor putting in tremendous efforts for his look in Padmavati Ranveer Singh is beefing up for his character of Alauddin Khilji in Padmavati Andhare says the film will benefit from the fan following of both Vin and Deepika in the country “This is a big localisation that we have done by having Deepika in the film Vin already enjoys a fan following here because of ‘Fast and Furious’ so we will see how well this film connects with the local audience “Because Deepika is there the film is bound to get a wider reach in India which will be helpful to both the film and the talent” Also Read:Deepika Padukone leaves for the worldwide promotion of xXx: Return of Xander Cage seepics Up next the studio is currently geared up for the release of Rangoon The Vishal Bharadwaj directed movie stars Shahid Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: September 11 2017 2:10 am Delhi University (Source: File) Top News Raja Choudhary a presidential candidate in the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections is now campaigning with security Choudhary an independent candidate contesting the polls has a Delhi Police constable assigned to him He has been given security following his complaint to the police and the chief election commissioner in which he alleged that he was beaten up and threatened by the ABVP’s presidential candidate Rajat Choudhary Raja had alleged that Rajat also offered him money to withdraw his nomination Raja’s nomination had initially been removed by the CEC but was added to the list later For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Top NewsEach time a repugnant and distressing news surfaces from the conflict ridden Jammu and Kashmir much is said and written about the India-Pakistan relationship and the said debate around nationalism This time around when a debate raged out over an Indian Army officer using an alleged stone-pelter as a human shield to rescue policemen and Election Commission officials cornered by an angry mob Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas took to YouTube to send across an apolitical message He was seen questioning the take of politicos including his own party leader Arvind Kejriwal AAP leader Kumar Vishwas IBNLive In a 13-minute-long video message Vishwas touches upon a range of issues that usually miss prominence in the nationalism debate From the disillusioned Kashmiri youth to the need to alienate Pakistan Vishwas airs his views on a range of topics At the onset he states that the viewers must view him neither as an AAP worker nor as a poet nor a social activist He claims that the trend today is of cult politics where leaders take prominence over the cause of politics In a list that include top leaders that includes Arvind Kejriwal Vishwas states that the lesser mortals will pass away but the nation will stand on “Mostly our leaders take the centrestage in our politics Modi-Modi Arvind-Arvind Rahul-Rahul yeh saare bas kuch saal rahenge par desh 5000 saal ka hai” He says that India is sending a confusing message to the world by not taking a firm stand against Pakistan "On one hand we are propagating a message that world must brand Pakistan a rogue state Could we bring ourselves together to do that just yet Have we suspended trade ties with a state that has repeatedly conspired against us" Vishwas states in the message The leader bats for tougher posturing against Islamabad while he talks of mainstreaming the woes of Kashmiri youths and increasing efforts to reach out to them In his message Vishwas takes on both the BJP and AAP for a second time as he mentions the much touted India’s surgical strike He says "The surgical strikes were a matter of great pride for the nation but politicians could not transcend party lines in their dealing with it. Some tried to put on posters claiming credit for it while others tried to snatch away the government’s credit. both are wrong" He is also seen praising former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi for their tough posturing against Pakistan Invoking the Pokhran nuclear test Vishwas says that even at the time the entire world put stringent sanctions against India but Vajpayee maintaned that Indians would die of hunger but not surrender their self-respect He then asks why can’t Modi tread a similar path Vishwas also takes a dig on politicians including those from his own party for neglecting their core ideology and poll promises He points fingers in a veiled attack at AAP as well He says "If you ride to power talking about corruption and your own people indulge in bribery you will be asked questions" "If you win elections on the plank of nationalism and you can’t defend it people will hold you answerable" Vishwas says in an apparent reference to the BJP Earlier there were rumours that the poet-turned-politician is about to join the BJP which the AAP leader was forced to dismiss His current take on Kejriwal and AAP and his views on Pakistan that eerily sound similar to that of the BJP may again raise a few eyebrows By: IANS | Jodhpur | Published: October 11 2016 9:43 pm RIFF will even present ‘Desert Lounge’ in the Rao Jodha Desert Park just outside the Mehrangarh Fort (Source: Flickr) Top News The Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) 2016 which begins here on Thursday promises enthralling live action for music lovers to cherish the organiser said? two days after he was felled by a bouncer, then it falls in place why control over the party has been made out to be more consequential than running an efficient government. 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" he said. The global markets sensed something was seriously wrong when Germany,Tata Powers has recently paid a little over Rs 31 crore of duty liability. On the other hand,the issues are once again coming into the limelight as political parties stress on them. Insofar as CTT causes the demise of commodity derivative markets, Therefore, The plaza is wide enough and has sufficient space for people to walk. A member of another association in the sector agreed that the pathways are of no purpose at all Instead of crossing a running roadit would be easier for pedestrians to walk across the plaza He added that with the matter being in courtthe step seems to have been taken in haste The issue had also been discussed at the Municipal Corporation Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) meet One of the membersHarjinder Kaursaid that it was discussed that it would not be feasible to make the parking lots vehicle-free Howeverthe construction of pedestrian pathways was not taken up at the committee meeting For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPanchkula | Published: April 11 2014 3:23 am In Panchkula on Thursday Jaipal Singh Related News As muchas 6515 per cent polling took place in Panchkula district which is part of Ambala Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday In the 2009 election it was only 5970 per cent Big rush of voters was seen at most of the polling booths from early morning till noon By 11 am over 30 per cent of votes had been cast Voting was peaceful even at sensitive and hyper-sensitive polling booths Two men were caught trying to cast votes of others at a polling booth in Sector 19 Both were arrested and booked for impersonation In rural areas women came in groups to cast their votes Meera a resident of colony number 4 came along with about 15 neighbours at Kharag Mangoli polling station “It is important for all of us to vote Only then can we expect change in society” she said In all 14 candidates are in the fray including Raj Kumar Balmiki of the Congress the BJP’s Rattan Lal Kataria the INLD’s Kusum Sherwal the Aam Aadmi Party’s Surinder Pal Singh and the BSP’s Kapur Singh Panchkula district has two Assembly segments Panchkula and Kalka While Panchkula has 180 polling booths Kalka has 195 While the voter turnout in Panchkula was 619 per cent it was 69 2 per cent in Kalka Panchkula has 194 lakh voters while Kalka has 156 lakh For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: August 14 2012 2:52 am Related News The midibus service of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) that caters to passengers on shorter routes will now run under the brand name of Yashwanti The MSRTC also plans to expand the service by getting 200 more midibuses The MSRTC has 610 midibuses The midibuses with 32 seats are smaller than a normal ST bus The aim of the service was to provide an alternative to maxicabs and tourist taxis “The service aims to connect shorter routes with quicker and comfortable service The service is popular in rural and hilly areas” said Deepak Kapoormanaging directorMSRTC For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 7 2013 1:21 am Related News Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna praised the Delhi Police on Monday for preparing scientific evidence in the December 16 gangrape case In every caseI constantly tell the public prosecutors that scientific evidence must be used for quick decision-making A beginning has been made by police in this case In other cases alsowe must essentially rely more on scientific evidence You should be happy? the Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Haryana Police to file a status report into an investigation of allegations that Subhash’s nephew Kuldeep and others had pressured a minor girl from Fatehabad into changing her statement after she was allegedly kidnapped by Vikram in May.who was minister of sugar industry and cane development at the time of sale.

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