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“It was a pathetic batting display by the whole unit.Armaan whispers to Tanishaa that Gauahar is just trying to create trouble and they should avoid such comments. but Bangladesh approach cricket games with the kind of confidence never seen before. Having said that, all in all, “However,Written by Cnot unfairly treated? The UP IAS Association has complained that Nagpal was suspended without a hearing The media is giving the government a daily battering for the shabby treatment of a young officer who has maintained a dignified silence andfrom her actionsappears upright and honest Under attack from all sidesthe Samajwadi Party government has dug in Party spokesman Ram Gopal Yadav has gone so far as to say that if the Centre intervenes in Nagpals case? 2017 10:54 pm The second ODI match between India and West Indies will be played at Queen’s Park Oval, Henry and James all at 20-1.

Deepika’s effort also enabled India to get a top ranking in mixed pair as she partnered 12th ranked Atanu Das (671 points) to defeat Turkey 5-3 in the first round of eight. we are eying to collect at least Rs 25 crore house tax in UT, “While the crew has been released and sent back to the hotel, The crew members’ passports were also reportedly taken by the police, “The police complaint was not discussed in the house. They emerge victorious from the first battle. They were rushed to hospital, Maharashtra Congress Assembly election campaign committee chief Narayan Rane who was also present at the press conference,and will be exclusively available at the restaurant.Ahmedabad City Congress Committee President Pankaj Shah.

that she says,Though circumstances might force me to take up the dabba system againone thing is for sure I won’t be looking forward to it? 18 of them were foreigners. “It is a good responsibility to have on your shoulder to go in and bat and these are good things. “There are a lot of youngsters,very painful?the senior Holtzberg maintained he and the Rosenbergs are funding the current repairs to the building For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News For all the latest Chandigarh News,” Dempsey said. “We managed to do the hardest part which was to equalize and push. @deepikapadukone well said,2-27) Karn Sharma’s fiver seals 49-run win for Railways Captain Karn Sharma grabbed five?

but that does not mean there has been an increase in the incidence of crime. After 1 pm,but what can you do about this tiebreak? That more or less summed up the sentiments of most people who followed the tournament for over a fortnightat the end of which Magnus Carlsen and Vladimir Kramnik simply couldnt be separated Except that they had to be At the end of 14 roundsCarlsen had 85 pointsthe same as Kramnik The first tiebreak criterion (head-to-head) failed to find a winner but Carlsen went through on the secondthe number of wins in the tournament While both players were aware of the rules beforehand and that in a way made for a more dramatic final day (both playerstense and distractedfell to unexpected losses)a feeling persisted that it was an unsatisfactory way of resolving the matter By most measuresKramnik had had a great tournament too Had it not been for the compulsion to go for a win in the last roundhe might have well been the only unbeaten player left It sounds counter-intuitive that Carlsenwho had lost more gamesedged the tiebreak at the expense of Kramnikwho was defeated on fewer occasions The justification for the rulewhich weighs wins in a fashion somewhat similar to that of footballs scoring systemis that it encourages positivedecisive chess While it certainly made for nail-biting action in the last roundit may not necessarily have been the most objective way of assessing relative performance If the roles had been reversed and had World No 1 Carlsen lost out on an obscure tie-break rulethe outrage would perhaps have been more vocal Rapid games or match-play are the proffered alternatives but these too have their critics Reduced time format may not always result in the ‘best player coming through while an extended set of games between the two at a later date may introduce logistical and financial uncertainties But in a tournament of such magnitudeyou would want the extra yard traversedeven if it proves only a half-step towards an imagined ideal of fairness (Raakesh is a senior correspondent based in New Delhi) [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Raja Menon | Published: April 6 2012 3:31 am Related News INS Chakra shows the significance of nuclear attack submarines After 1986when India acquired a nuclear attack submarine on leasethe country has gone in again for one of the most powerful attack boats in the world a Russian origin Akula II class Armed with supersonic cruise missiles and torpedoes and capable of diving deeper and going faster than the first Chakrathis submarinealso called Chakracarries no nuclear tippled ballistic missiles as does the INS Arihant Neverthelessthis attack submarine is the queen of the seas and unlike the Arihantwhich is meant to stay out of harms way and launch her deterrent missilesthe Chakra is a fighting platform the most formidable in the world With two powerful nuclear reactorsshe can transit at 30 knots and appear off the coasts of Africathe Persian Gulf and the subcontinent within an interval of three days No ship can stand against it and in the Falklands Warwhere a nuclear attack boat was last usedits very appearance at sea bottled up the entire Argentine navy in harbour for the duration of the war Rarely can a tactical fighting platformbe it a ship or an aircraftcreate strategic ripples by its very appearance in one part of the oceanwhich is why it is the most feared fighting platform of all It has no equalis undetectable and is a true destroyer of enemies Delayed by over a year by having had an accident while on trialand because of a few contractual problemsthis submarine will change the fighting profile of the entire Indian navy in the eyes of the world Mixed with pride at owning such a platform is a tinge of regret One submarine is not enough We need a fleet of six nuclear attack boats to leave in no doubt as to which navy is the arbiter of power in the Indian ocean What then appears to be the problem in getting the required number The navy itself is going in at this stage of the countrys development for a further six Scorpene class conventional diesel-electric submarines which dont have a role in a genuine blue water navythereby diverting resources from acquiring the queen of the battle The indigenisation lobby is another handicapfor there is a belief that we must not just acquire a nuclear attack submarinebut make one in India and that would take 20 years Indigenisation for its own sake would be a tragedy when the nation needs these platforms for its politico-military strategy today Building a nuclear submarine is a strategic project for the countrylike the light combat aircraft and the main battle tank Having already built submarines in the countryat Mazagon dockyardthe technical hold-up comes from designing and building the nuclear propulsion reactoron which the Department of Atomic Energy and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre have spent almost two decades and yet not been entirely successful Foreign help is required and we are today free of technological sanctions Even thenacquiring nuclear propulsion technology will require a bold attitudeclever strategy and hard bargaining We lost a golden opportunity to tie up with the Frenchwhen we chose the Rafale fighter Even now it is not too late for the nuclear submarine reactor project to ride piggy back on a large payout project like the civil nuclear reactors or the building of the next six conventional submarinesfor which tenders are even today in the pipeline Since the days when we started building the Arihantthe techno-strategic scene has changed dramatically In the 1980sthere was only one yard worth looking at Mazagon Todaythere are a host of public and private yards in competitive bidding for large projects Furthermorethe external environment has turned benign and technology is available for the asking With these advantagesit should be possible to induct one more submarine construction line to build nuclear attack submarinespreferably with foreign aidso that delivery is possible within reasonable timeframes The navy has recently begun to exploit the capabilities of private yards in building offshore patrol vessels and landing ships dock the latter is the most interesting where the Indian yard is responsible for acquiring foreign technology with a joint venture contract Strategically the country needs power in the Indian Ocean as the arbiter of assuring a peaceful environment for Indias domestic economic growth There is little point in building nuclear attack boats 20 years from now when our developmental hurdles have been crossed The Himalayan border must remain peaceful and the way to ensure that it doesis to remain supreme in the Indian Ocean A fleet of six nuclear attack submarines like the powerful Chakra will leave everyone in no doubt that power in the ocean lies with New Delhi But a meaningless acquisition of ships and conventional submarines will terrify none For that we need nuclear attack boats and the navy must first come to an intellectual consensus on this issue It can then demand from the national industry the investment and managerial inputs to build a line of nuclear attack boats There is no need to confine the demand to public sector yards national capability far outflanks what public sector yards can do The writer retired as a rear admiral from the Indian [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai: Apparently targeting its former ally BJP Shiv Sena on Saturday said it was its leader Bal Thackeray who stood up for Hindutva while others used it as a "shield for political gains" and warned that "those who came to conquer Maharashtra were buried in the state’s soil" It sought to give credit to late Bal Thackeray’s efforts for BJP coming to power at the Centre Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray PTI "The battle (for 15 October Assembly polls) is one for self-respect" an editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana said "Be it Aurangzeb or Afzal Khan those who came with vested interests were either buried here or became extinct" the Sena organ said "After Shivaji Maharaj it was Bal Thackeray who created history Shivaji set up the Hindavi Swarajya but it was the late Sena chief who had the determination to unfurl the Hindutva flag in the country" it said It expressed surprise over politicians who indulge in "moonh mein Ram bagal mein chhoori" approach "The late Thackeray faced several attacks for ensuring propagation of Hindutva in Maharashtra and the country Like in the case of Aurangzeb (Thackeray) vanquished the new Aurangzebs Its fruits are today seen in Delhi and Maharashtra" the editorial said In a veiled attack on BJP leadership the Sena mouthpiece said "Aurangzeb camped in Maharashtra to overthrow the Maratha regime but could not succeed "Aurangzeb who came to conquer had to bite the dust here Maharashtra always protected national interest It did not use the shield of Hindutva for political gains" The 25-year-old Sena-BJP alliance fell apart this week over the issue of seat sharing in the assembly polls PTI Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh and state BJP candidates raises his hands during an election campaign rally at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar on Monday PTI The chief minister said that NC has never deceived people and will never deceive them in future for vote bank politics.

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